Career Opportunity

Civil/Structural Engineer

Knight Piesold Ltd. is hiring for a Junior to Intermediate Level Civil/Structural Engineer in our Vancouver office.

At Knight Piésold, we believe in the one-team approach, with everyone working together toward achieving a shared goal. Our engineers develop their skills through working on a mix of diverse projects, our knowledge-sharing culture, career mentoring program and collaborating with top professionals in the industry. We have been recognized for having an exceptional workplace for our employees and have again been named one of B.C.’s Top Employers for 2019.

Our Civil/Structural Engineer participate in (but not limited to) the following activities:

  • Provide technical support to the diverse design team including civil design, structural analysis, conceptual and detailed design drawings and reporting.
  • Using initiative and judgement, develop safe engineering solutions such as developing designs, analyzing and resolving problems, and interpreting engineering specifications on projects and/or operations.
  • Participate in site visits and inspections, which could include reviewing shop drawings, field reports and developing field instruction memos.
  • Work with diverse teams of engineers, designers and drafters.

The successful applicants will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in civil/structural engineering with Professional Engineer registration in BC (or eligibility for future registration) and 1 to 5 years of relevant design experience. 

Relevant experience would preferably be related to the structural design of hydraulic structures, dams, intake structures, pipelines, penstocks, pump stations and powerhouses for the hydropower and mining sector. Some working experience with AutoCAD and hydraulic design experience would be regarded as significant assets.

Above all, we are looking for someone that’s is responsible and a good team player. This position may include domestic and international travels and may involve extended field-work assignments.

We place a strong emphasis on developing practical solutions to meet our Client’s needs, and preference will be given to individuals with excellent communication and interpersonal skills in addition to strong technical competence.

Knight Piésold is committed to employment equity and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by emailing a resume and cover letter to Please include your earliest start date on your cover letter.