Structural Engineer-In-Training

Job Locations CA-ON-London
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Regular Full-Time
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Are you someone with developing leadership and technical capabilities? Do you enjoy building
relationships and working collaboratively in a team environment with both internal and external
stakeholders? Are you a trusted partner and a problem solver? If you enjoy entrepreneurship and
innovation, this opportunity is for you! As someone with excellent communication skills and business
acumen, you will thrive in our fast-paced and agile environment.


Your opportunity
Dillon’s Structural technical group is looking for a Structural Engineer-In-Training to join our
multidisciplinary team of professionals. You will have the opportunity to work on new and exciting
projects while providing clients with a fully integrated and superior customer experience.

At Dillon, we operate as one team. This position is available at our Dillon office in London, Ontario.


What your day will look like

Technical Work

  • Assistance with site investigations and condition assessments
  • Assistance with contract administration tasks including construction observation, shop drawing review, contractor submittal review, progress payment preparation, and responding to requests for information
  • Assistance to project managers with structural and multi-disciplinary projects
  • Assistance in the preparation of structural designs including: 
    • building, bridge, culvert, and marine design
    • engineering studies
    • technical specifications
    • design calculations
  • Completion of design activities to maintain project schedules and ensure successful project completion
  • Completion of the review of safe work practices and performing risk assessments for employee tasks
  • Collaboration with multidisciplinary team members 
  • Contribution to business development activities including client need research, preparation of project proposals and presentations
  • Contributions to Dillon’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees
  • Business travel to other Dillon offices upon request
  • Participation in the Early Career Development program

Learning and Development

  • Business travel to other Dillon offices upon request
  • Contributions to Dillon’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees
  • A commitment to self-development and ongoing learning and professional development


What you will need to succeed


  • A degree in civil or structural engineering. A Master’s degree in structural engineering will be considered an asset.
  • One to two years’ work experience with exposure to consulting is considered an asset, however, new graduates will be considered


  • Knowledge of relevant municipal/provincial engineering standards and regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of industry standards, specifications, and good engineering practices
  • Understanding of the range of project design and implementation activities including development of design drawings and reports, contract document preparation, tendering, and contract administration
  • Working knowledge of current AutoCAD and Civil 3D software will be considered an asset
  • Working Knowledge of the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code (CSA S6)  and experience working on bridge structures is considered an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication, organization and interpersonal skills


Why choose Dillon

Dillon is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation, and are empowered to continually grow and develop.


We live our core values:

  • Reliability: words that result in actions build trust;
  • Achievement: do the work to hit the target;
  • Continuous development: always learning; always adapting; always growing;
  • Creativity: discover new possibilities;
  • Courage: do the things that matter, especially when it’s hard;
  • Inclusiveness: enabling belonging to draw strength from our differences

About Dillon

Dillon is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned, professional consulting firm specializing in planning, engineering, environmental science and management. We partner with clients to provide committed, collaborative, and inventive solutions to complex, multi-faceted projects. With over 20 offices and more than 900 employees across Canada, Dillon offers a wide range of services related to building and improving facilities and infrastructure, protecting the environment, and developing communities.

Now operating for over 75 years, we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Dillon has been listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 17 years and has the distinction of having achieved Platinum Club member status in this program.


Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Dillon:

Dillon is committed to the principles of employment equity, inclusiveness, and diversity within our organization. We strive to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and that respects and values differences. 


Inclusion is more than a word to us, it is the way we choose to run our business. 

Please connect with us if you require accommodation in the interview process. We would love to hear from you!


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