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Full-time Project Engineer, Structural

at Newton Group Ltd. in Guelph


Where innovation, technology and integrity come together.

Newton Group Ltd. has grown to be an industry leader! We are a premier Design-Build firm that believes in advancing building techniques with leading edge technology and ideas. Innovation and technology go hand in hand with all of our projects. We are unique from other engineering and construction firms in that we develop building systems and apply advanced European automation methods to manufacture prefabricated components at our precast concrete and steel plant in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. We continue to expand and have an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer.

The Project Engineer reports to the Vice President, Design & Engineering. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with our experienced engineering team across many disciplines and should have strong communication skills in order to liaise with other departments, clients and outside consultants and partners.


  • Perform structural engineering analysis and design for ICI construction projects and act as structural engineer of record
  • Act as design lead on design-build projects to manage and coordinate with other consultants (architectural, mechanical, electrical, building science, etc.)
  • Apply Newton Group steel and precast building systems typical details to project designs and provide feedback to systems engineers to constantly optimize and improve our products
  • Work independently and with other team members, as required
  • Prepare plans, specs and designs in accordance with established codes and standards
  • Manage BIM technologists and detailers with respect to project drawings
  • Participate in regular client, design and construction progress meetings
  • Provide contract administration throughout the construction process and perform regular inspections in production facilities and on site
  • Consult and collaborate with construction project managers to ensure project deliverable deadlines are met and within budget

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in engineering, preferably structural specialization
  • Licenced professional engineer
  • 5-10 years engineering experience in ICI construction industry and experience acting as structural engineer of record for projects
  • A self-starter with the ability to set and handle multiple priorities
  • Consistently works on complex assignments requiring independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issues
  • Excellent communications skills both written and oral
  • Possess excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Experience with engineering design and analysis software required
  • Knowledge of steel and concrete design required
  • BIM and drafting experience considered an asset
  • Project management experience considered an asset

Newton Group Ltd. consistently ranked among the best companies to work for, and we aspire to be the most respected builder, renowned for excellence, leadership, and unsurpassed value.

Newton Group Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes and encourages all applicants.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

How to Apply

Qualified, interested candidates should email their resume to hr@kiwinewton.com or fax to: 519-822-6159.

*Please add PROJECT ENGINEER, Structural in the subject line.

We thank all applicants in advance, however only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview (no telephone calls please.)

JD: Jen F

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