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Junior Structural Engineer

Job Type:

Contract (12 Months)


Buona Vista


Oil & Gas / Marine

Creates and reviews designs, drawings, specifications, etc. and accomplishes work within existing systems & under supervision. Performs basic technical observations, analysis and modification of simple components. Assignments typically involve individual project phases or projects of limited scope.

Core Responsibilities


Creates drawings, specifications, etc. following application of basic scientific/engineering principles and specific procedures. Performs design calculations and analysis.


Uses the CAD/CAM and database systems and facilities to make layouts, analyse designs, evaluate equipment systems and generate new equipment designs.


Prepares documentation, information, communications and engineering specifications and ensures conformance to all policies and procedures related to engineering functions, labour reporting and systems reporting.


Consults with other departments on equipment designs, problems and questions.


Assists with testing and evaluation of prototypes and models to determine design limits and needed improvements. Prepares test reports and closure reports on assignments.


Prepares reports, correspondence, procedures, specifications and technical calculations. Prepares technical data and papers for sales personnel, customers and publications using good internal presentation and report writing skills.


Travels occasionally to field sites to assist with product related problems or to obtain application data.


May assist in product cost estimates.


May assist and/or check the work of drafters and designers.


HSEQ Requirements and Code of Conduct:

HSEQ: Complies with the Client HSEQ Code of Conduct as described in the HSEQ Policies, the 14 HSEQ Standards, and the HSEQ Procedures to protect people and the environment at all times. Has a duty of care to ensure that all personnel work in a manner that is not harmful to their own health and safety and the health and safety of others.



Complies with the Client Group Policy Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and expected training at all times.


Financial and Operational

Dimensions/Impact and Decision-making Authority


No financial responsibilities.


No decision-making authority.


Work Relationships

Solicits assistance from more experienced technical professionals & supervisor.


Works with sales and project team to help define customer requirements, but minimal customer contact.


Is respectful of others, open to other’s viewpoints, listens effectively.


Participates as a team member & exchanges facts & information.


Job Challenges and Problem Solving

Receives detailed instructions & guidance through design steps for routine projects and is expected to quickly learn to select and apply technical plans, specifications, practices, procedures, regulations and other guidelines which cover most aspects of the project.


Must demonstrate an awareness of policies & procedures that affect specific job assignments.


Findings are most often summarized & reported to others for checking or further analysis.


Work, progress & results are reviewed for accuracy, completeness & soundness of judgement.


Errors should be corrected before leaving work group.


Qualifications & Experience


Educational Qualification:


BS Degree in Engineering. Advanced technical degree or coursework toward advanced degree preferred.



- Local and Departmental Operating Procedures, Safety and Quality Training, Systems, Product and product application training.

- Attends appropriate industry related professional society meetings and functions in order to stay informed of and make good use of new technology, products and personal development opportunities.

- Performs some advanced duties as part of training and development.


Relevant Experience:

- Zero to Five years’ experience.


Language(s) and Software:

- Proficient in verbal and written English.

- Microsoft Office, CAD and database systems related to Engineering functions.


Key Behaviours:

- Basic understanding of Engineering practices, design methods and calculations.

- Ability to comprehend, interpret & prepare applicable technical information and to suggest design/process changes to ensure simple, functional & cost-effective results.

- Ability to perform design calculations and analysis.

- Knowledge of trends and economic conditions affecting the technical field.


Working Conditions


Office environment. Possible exposure to hazards such as noise, heavy equipment, temperature extremes, chemicals, etc. if working in fabrication or installation sites.

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