Are you a self-motivated, technically capable bridge engineer looking for the next step in your career? Are you interested in growing and developing your own team? Do you enjoy working on multi-disciplinary projects? If so, we want to hear from you!

A Little About Us

At ISL, we share an enthusiasm for community infrastructure. From planning through to design and construction management, we create nimble teams to tackle the unique requirements of every project. Our technical expertise encompasses transportation, land use planning, civil engineering, municipal, landscape architecture, heritage services, environmental management, water, structural, community engagement, geomatics, construction services and 3D visualization. Just the right size, ISL delivers on complex projects while being small enough to maintain strong, cohesive project teams and personal client attention and service.

ISL’s Burnaby Structural Team is committed to finding, mentoring, and growing the right individual. Our collaborative team approach is integral to our success. We are:
  • Technical experts - always sharpening our skills and keeping up with industry innovation
  • Self-motivated – our organization is built in ingenuity and hard work
  • Passionate – we love what we do and take pride in our work

A Little About You

Your cover letter must demonstrate:
  • How you prioritize work – we are a flexible work environment that changes direction at full speed
  • Your approach to leadership including mentoring and career growth in others
  • Continuous improvement – how do you advance your professional development and keep current on new technologies and developments

Your resume should show us:
  • P.Eng. designation with registration or eligibility for registration with EGBC
  • Demonstrated ability to win and lead BC Ministry of Transportation projects
  • Seismic design experience
  • Experience managing a team of engineers and technologists
  • Proficiency with CSA S6 Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code
  • Proficiency with analysis and design software

Bonus points for:
  • Pedestrian bridge, heavy civil and/or buildings experience

A Little More About the Role


Working together as One ISL, this role will require you to balance the needs of your immediate team’s project delivery and that of the larger organization. Because of this, you will also have the opportunity to work on Alberta Transportation and Saskatchewan Ministry of Transportation projects.

Key to your success will be your ability to:

  • Lead project teams through effective management and coordination of design engineers, technicians, and field engineers
  • Leverage your effective communication, interpersonal and analytical skills to collaborate and coordinate with other ISL disciplines to meet multi-discipline and client needs
  • Complete assessments and prepare reports for new design, load ratings, and rehabilitation/retrofit of existing structures
  • Assume responsibility for structural design as Engineer of Record
  • Support construction administration objectives and perform construction field reviews
  • Review shop drawings and other submittals during construction phase, respond to RFIs
  • Write technical memos and reports
  • Participate in project meetings
  • Observe and maintain quality assurance practices and documentation standards on all projects
  • Assemble and review structural deliverables in collaboration with other team members
  • Collaborate with, advise, and assist team in other groups and offices
  • Maintain and build strong client relationships
  • Lead business development through proposal writing, client meetings, conferences, mixers, and development of appropriate marketing materials
  • Develop, guide and mentor staff


We are engineers, technologists, planners, landscape architects, scientists, and their support teams that work together to deliver infrastructure, minimizing environmental impact and maximizing benefit to the community. 

  • We work on fascinating projects right in our community.
  • We are nimble. We integrate the right team to solve our clients' biggest challenges.
  • We are social. Follow our hashtag #isllife on Twitter and Instagram or check out our YouTube Channel.
  • We get together. Every year, Staff Development Seminar brings together ISLers from all over western Canada to learn, share and connect.
  • We are independent problem solvers. Employee owned and operated, we like to work hard with minimum bureaucracy.
  • We encourage and reward high performance. Employer paid benefits plan, Group RRSP, and competitive salaries with opportunities for annual bonus.

Want to find out more about this or other ISL career opportunities?

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Department: [0604] Burnaby - Structural
This is a permanent full time position

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