Posting – Residential Structural Designer


We are currently seeking an experienced engineer or technician for the design and review of small to medium residential projects.  This position will involve:

  • meeting with clients to establish the intent and scope of the project and the structural approach
  • preparation of construction documents in the form of hand sketches or AutoCAD drawings
  • review of construction and assistance in the development of remedial details as required.


The successful candidate will have:

  • a degree or technologist diploma in civil/structural engineering
  • an interest in residential wood frame construction.
  • a history of strong academic performance in structural design courses
  • a demonstrated conceptual understanding of structural behaviour
  • an ability to work independantly.
  • Basic skills in computers including AutoCAD
  • good interpersonal skills required to communicate with contractors and clients

Strong preference will be given to a senior applicant with experience in  wood frame residential design.


Blackwell offers a dynamic positive environment with great opportunities to grow and learn.  A strongly motivated, technically capable individual will find many interesting opportunities and projects.

We offer competitive pay with scheduled annual increases.  Our benefit plan includes medical, dental and disability.  A group RRSP is also available.

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