Do you have a passion for bridges? Are you a practical engineer who can balance design calculations and drawing development? Are you looking for a collaborative team who likes to work hard and play hard together?  If so, we want to hear from you!

A Little About Us

We are engineers, technologists, planners, landscape architects, scientists, and their support teams that work together to deliver infrastructure projects, minimizing environmental impact, and maximizing benefit to the community.  We work hard and play hard because that is what #ISLLIFE is all about!  Check us out on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

ISL’s Structural Bridges Team works to deliver excellent service for our clients, both internal and external. Committed to finding, mentoring, and growing the right individual, our team approach is integral to our success:
  • We offer our team members a diverse range of projects on which to hone their skills
  • We are committed to team member career progression
  • Together we enjoy challenge and variety in our work
  • We pride ourselves on delivering quality service to our clients on each of our projects

A Little About You

Your cover letter must demonstrate:
  • How you prioritize work and manages multiple demands
  • Your approach to leadership skills including mentoring and growing others
  • Continuous improvement – how do you advance your professional development and keep current on new technologies and developments in the field

Your resume should show us:
  • P.Eng. designation with registration or eligibility for registration with APEGA
  • 7 - 10 years of experience in bridge design and construction inspection
  • Structural engineering project experience in the transportation infrastructure field: bridges, culverts, retaining walls, and other heavy civil projects
  • Proficiency with CSA S6 Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code and Canadian Design Standards for concrete, steel, and wood
  • Proficiency with CSiBridge and SAP2000, (or equivalent design software)
  • Thorough understanding of the production of contract drawings and specifications related of reinforced concrete, pre-stressed concrete, and structural steel
  • Knowledge of construction practices in bridge and heavy civil projects

Bonus points for:
  • Working knowledge of Alberta Transportation and City of Edmonton standards and documents
  • Proficiency with Autodesk BIM workflows including Infraworks and Revit
  • Construction contract administration experience

A Little More About the Role


  • Take work from concept through to design and then to construction – preparing detailed structural engineering designs for a wide variety of projects including bridges, and heavy civil engineering structures
  • 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 (valid driver’s license required)
  • 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
  • Contact suppliers and Contractors for information and quotes
  • Assist in preparation of Contract documents
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals in response to requests for our services

Collaboration is Key!
  • Assemble and review structural deliverables in collaboration with other team members
  • Review and coordinate deliverables with other multi-disciplinary project team members
  • Collaborate with, advise, and assist team members in other groups and offices

Feedback and Growth
  • Be a lifelong learner, stay current on industry trends and emerging technologies
  • Actively coach, guide and mentor developing team members
  • Perform peer reviews, design checks, and provide feedback on work prepared by others
  • Actively participate in and bring ideas forward for continuous improvement initiatives


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.

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Department: [0104] Edmonton - Structural
This is a permanent full time position

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