Careers – Junior/Intermediate Structural Designer

Who we are:

CWA Engineers Inc. is a privately-owned EPCM firm that services the resource sector throughout North and South America. We are growing in a diverse range of industries, including mining and minerals processing, ports and terminals, construction aggregates, engineered wood products, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, municipal infrastructure, and utilities.

At CWA, we embrace a culture of innovation, excellence, and continuous improvement while providing a flexible work-life schedule. We hold innovation competitions, host regular lunch-and-learn sessions, participate in intramural sports and after-work activities, and provide 17 earned days off each year in addition to vacation days.

This position will be based in our Vancouver office at the Broadway Tech Centre, with amenities including a fitness centre, basketball and volleyball courts, an outdoor BBQ area, restaurants, cafés, bike lockers, underground parking, a daycare facility, and convenient access to the Renfrew SkyTrain Station.  

Position overview:

As an integral member of our structural department, your main role will be the preparation of structural drawings, including the layout, modeling, and development of supports and details. Travel to job sites on a short-term basis may be required.

Who you are:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and characteristics:

  • Formal education in drafting and design with 2-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD.
  • Proficiency in SolidWorks or 3D Studio would be an asset.
  • A demonstrated ability to apply design criteria, industry standards, and client specifications.
  • Experience in a steel fabrication shop is considered an asset but is not required.
  • A demonstrated ability to liaise with clients, contractors, and consultants.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • A valid BC driver’s license.

This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate who is driven by solving real-world problems, enjoys working on a variety of unique and innovative projects, and is willing to take on new challenges within a growing team.

Application process:

Please submit your application to the following location:

Please submit your application in .pdf format to hr@cwaengineers.com with the subject line as follows: job title – full name – location/department.

We thank you in advance for your interest and effort in applying. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

No phone calls or recruiters, please.