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Intermediate Structural Engineer - Halifax

230 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth, NS B3B 0G5, Canada Req #455
Thursday, March 2, 2023
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As an employee-owned company, we foster a culture where our people can thrive – and by thrive, we mean a place where you can share your ingenuity, express your difference, and grow in your very own way. Whatever your area, no matter your grade, your unique skills and perspective will help drive change from operations to the C-suite, across a wide of range of projects and channels.

Are you ready to build a future that’s uniquely yours? Join our award-winning team and make a difference that defines you.

RVA is currently seeking an intermediate Structural Engineer to join their Halifax team.


  • Preliminary and detailed design of bridges, culverts, retaining walls and other civil structures.
  • Building and Bridge inspections, assessment, and rehabilitation design.
  • Quantities and construction cost estimates.
  • Checking of designs and drawings.
  • Specifications and contract document preparation.
  • Review of shop drawings.
  • Contract administration and construction supervision.
  • Preparation of reports and proposals.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Professional Engineer with 5-10 years’ demonstrated experience in structural design and bridge engineering in Canada.
  • Demonstrates superior English communication skills both oral and written.
  • Must have a valid P.Eng.
  • Excellent technical understanding, design abilities and current on bridge technologies.
  • Working knowledge of structural analysis software used in bridge design such as SAP2000, MIDAS, etc.
  • Specific areas of expertise required are in the planning, preliminary and detailed design, and construction of bridges of standard and complex geometry, and culverts. A thorough knowledge of current Canadian/AASHTO design codes and standards is essential.
  • Experience with inspection, assessment, and rehabilitation of existing structures.
  • Experience with contract administration and construction supervision.
  • Demonstrates effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work on several projects at a time with multiple design teams.
  • A team player with a willingness to help others and collaborating with team members.


Your better starts here

We don’t settle for less, and neither should you. As it happens, offering great benefits to our people is entirely possible: the numbers work out. Happy teams mean happy clients. It’s just that simple. From recruitment to flexibility, learning to leadership, wellness to inclusion, we give our people the tools they need to outperform in their careers and build lasting connections with our clients, our culture, and each other.
  • Competitive compensation packages and performance-based bonuses
  • Health, paramedical, vision, and dental coverage
  • A flexible vacation policy that lets you determine your time off based on your other responsibilities and needs
  • Top-up plans for new and expecting parents
  • Firm-paid holidays, summer and winter breaks, and other leaves of absence that cover everything from extra family time, jury duty, or even completing a degree
  • RVA Group Pension Plan with match
  • Global Travel Assist Program that provides emergency out-of-country medical protection for you and your eligible family members on personal and business trips
  • Access to a variety of free services (e.g., employee and family assistance programs, nutrition advice, caregiver support) and employee discounts (e.g., sports and entertainment tickets, major brands, insurance plans)
  • Flexible and alternative work arrangements around core hours, including telecommuting and work-from-home options
Diversity, Inclusion, and Accommodations:  

At RVA, we are committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. RVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you require any special accommodations, please advise Human Resources. Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.
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  • 230 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth, NS B3B 0G5, Canada