NOW HIRING – Structural Engineer

OpenAire is currently looking for a Structural Engineer to complement our Engineering Team.  In this role, you will have a tremendous opportunity to be work with our engineering department through continued growth, while maintaining our reputation for excellence in quality and customer service.

Structural Engineers at OpenAire provide structural analysis, design and design-related services from contract initiation through all phases of design development to final inspection and certification. This role will report to the Chief Operating Officer.

The key duties will include (but will not be limited to): 

  • Perform analysis and design of building mechanical systems (retractable roof enclosures, large span operable and fixed skylights) using applicable building and design codes/standards (US, Canadian, and IBC)
  • Design in aluminum and steel (mainly aluminum)
  • Provide design sketches and coordinate work with draftspersons and other designers during design development stage
  • Liaise with external consultants and engineering resources, as applicable, for assigned projects
  • Prepare technical specifications
  • Check design documents and working drawings
  • Reviews shop drawings. Responsible for developing design solutions and modifications when warranted by site condition
  • Contribute to the development of departmental teamwork and efforts to improve efficiency
  • Mentor and assist less experienced design and drafting staff, checking and providing feedback
  • Responsible for safety, ensure best practices are followed
  • Execute responsibilities according to lawful and ethical standards
  • Help to define and align goals with departmental goals

The candidate must also possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Structural Engineer with a background in aluminum and steel design and reinforced concrete
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Canada (P.Eng.)
  • Minimum education requirement – Bachelor of Applied Science degree from Canadian university or foreign equivalent
  • Desired minimum experience of 3-5 years in mechanical design engineering and management
  • Demonstrable leadership, mentoring, engineering and trouble-shooting skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and structural engineering software (SAP, S-Frame)
  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD and SolidEdge beneficial
  •  Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

Soft Skills:

  • Able to motivate, mentor and lead team
  • Exceptional ability to listen, communicate (written and oral) and collaborate
  • Solid verbal, comprehension and written communication skills
  • Curious with the desire to understand
  • Proactive, energetic and result oriented
  • Self-starter capable of working independently  and in a team
  • Innovative and open to new concepts, proactive and solutions oriented
  • Passionate about continuous improvement; assisting in the growth of the company, increasing efficiency, service and overall productivity
  • Able to develop and maintain effective internal and external working relationships with all levels in the organization
  • Excellent time management, organization and priority defining skills
  • Passionate about continuous improvement; assisting in the growth of the company, increasing efficiency, service and overall productivity
  • Able to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced, fun and professional environment

About the Benefits

OpenAire is committed to investing in people and creating a dynamic, rewarding employment experience.

OpenAire will offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package (Including medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, life insurance etc.);

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send us a copy of your resume to or fax to 905-901-9662.