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Structural Engineer - EIT
210002PZ Requisition #

Many of the world’s top engineers and scientists come together in our Water business because they view a community’s interaction with water a bit differently—as a single holistic system, rather than unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. Working throughout the hydrologic cycle, we are delivering sustainable solutions to make sure water is where it should be and available when needed. Our experts guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. Every day, we help communities improve, reuse, and protect this precious resource for future generations. By 2025 we’re hiring 2,000 people (like you) to join our team. Grow with us, H2O+U.


Your Opportunity

Stantec has a need for a Structural Engineer-in-Training (EIT) in our Portland, Oregon office.  This is a perfect opportunity for a talented, team focused EIT with 2 years or less of design experience looking to challenge themselves on a professional level and contributing to a variety of water and infrastructure projects. You will have the opportunity to learn, work on exciting and multi-faceted projects, grow your career and collaborate with some of the finest designers in North America.


Your Key Responsibilities

  • Working closely with Professional Structural Engineers, assist and take responsibility with structural engineering related calculations using structural design software, assisting with the drafting and development of preliminary and detailed drawings, analyses, reports, etc for projects of all sizes.
  • Assisting in preparation of construction contract documents, plans and reports.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned
  • Coordinate design work with project team members, other engineering disciplines, architects, locally, regionally, and internationally. 
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute work in a safe, timely, cost effective and compliant manner
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, along with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Excellent English communication skills both written and verbal
  • Familiar with AutoCAD, Revit, and / or Microstation
  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite
  • Familiar with MathCAD or Matlab a plus
  • Familiar with finite elements software such as SAFE, CSiCOL, Staad, or SAP2000 a plus
  • Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work. 
  • Ability to effectively work from home office independently through current COVID-19 work restrictions.


Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering preferred
  • EIT certification required.


This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.


Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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