Structural Engineer 2017-09-21T17:10:47+00:00

Structural Engineer

OpenAire Inc. is a leading custom designer and manufacturer of retractable roofing and skylight systems for the global market. Our culture is entrepreneurial, fast paced and embraces change. From the first interview, we consider each person’s desire and potential to learn, grow and lead. OpenAire offers an inviting work environment, competitive salaries, and an excellent benefits package.

Our Team is currently looking for an additional Structural Engineer to complement our 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.

  • Performs analysis and design of building structures (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)

  • Provides design sketches and coordinates work with draftspersons and other designers during design development stage

  • Responsible for liaison with external consultants and engineering resourcesfor assigned projects

  • Prepares technical specifications

  • Checks design documents and working drawings

  • Reviews shop drawings. Develope design solutions and modifications when warranted by site condition.

  • Contributes to the development of departmental teamwork and efforts to improve efficiency. Mentors and assists less experienced design and drafting staff, checking and providing feedback.

  • Continuous improvement of self and team

  • Respect for people with communication, consideration and cooperation

  • Responsible for safety, ensure best practices are followed

  • Execute responsibilities according to lawful and ethical standards

  • Helps to define and align goals with departmental goals

  • Structural Engineer with a background in aluminum and steel design and reinforced concrete.

  • Registered Professional Engineer in Canada (P.Eng.)

  • Minimum education – Bachelor of Applied Science degree from Canadian university or foreign equivalent.

  • Desired minimum experience of 3-5 years in structural 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.

OpenAire is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please email your resume to or fax your resume to 905-901-9662.