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Construction Engineer

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At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.

We’re also looking at what’s next for you and how we can help you build a career you’re proud of. PCL’s construction engineers provide the technical engineering expertise required to execute the physical build of structures. Our contributions include engineering design of construction works on a wide array of commercial, institutional and civil projects including the Johnson Street Bridge in Victoria BC, Rogers Place Arena in Edmonton AB, the TD 160 Front Street West office tower in Toronto ON, and the Clackamas County Courthouse in Oregon City OR. We engage with PCL’s operational divisions across Canada and the US, providing a diverse and challenging range of experiences for our team members.

Here's how a Construction Engineer for our Edmonton NAHQ office contributes to our team:


  • Provides structural engineering design and constructability analysis for the installation, application, and removal of temporary construction systems
  • Develops plans, processes, and procedures which support construction operations
  • Contributes to the corporate and department reference databases and libraries
  • Stays current with industry practices, codes, and standards
  • Works directly with project teams to produce engineering deliverables, and may include travel to project sites across all PCL’s operating locations 
  • Implements designated technology and application analysis software for engineering design applications (ex: RISA, Lpile)
  • Ensures all documents are produced, maintained and stored according to professional practice management plan procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Develops and maintains strong stakeholder and client relationships
  • Engages in the development and delivery of construction training initiatives across all PCL’s operating locations
  • Must have a valid passport, be eligible for required visas, and travel independently throughout to any international location including North America-wide, Hawaii and Australia 


  • Completion of a 4-year accredited engineering university degree program in Civil, Structural, or related specialty
  • Engineer In Training registration with a Canadian provincial engineering regulator (ex: APEGA)
  • 1-2 years’ experience in structural engineering obtained through either engineering student work-terms or as a full time employee in consulting or construction roles
  • Familiarity with steel, concrete, wood and geotechnical considerations in structural engineering design
  • Introductory construction knowledge; understands specifications and drawings
  • Familiarity with the building construction process and the various components involved at each stage of construction
  • Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficient using Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite

Condition of employment

  • Passing certification for the US NCEES Fundamentals in Engineering (FE-Civil) Exam within 6 months of hiring
  • Passing certification for the US NCEES Principals and Practice of Engineering (PE-Civil/Structural) Exam within 2 years of hiring (or up to 4 years from hiring as required to obtain professional work experience)
  • Professional engineering licensure with a Canadian provincial engineering regulator (P.Eng.) within 2 years of hiring (or up to 4 years from hiring as required to obtain professional work experience). Preference for British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec
  • Professional engineering licensure with a US state engineering regulator (P.E.) within 2 years of hiring (or up to 4 years from hiring as required to obtain professional work experience). Preference for California, Washington State, Hawaii, Minnesota 

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

PCL combines numerous pay and benefit strategies to provide a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. Any salary range displayed by a job board is an estimate. Your salary, which considers your unique qualifications and experience, is just one component of the robust total rewards you'll enjoy at PCL. This may include an employee share purchase offering, discretionary annual performance bonus, comprehensive benefits and wellness programs, retirement plan plus matching, and career development programs.

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Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!

Employee Status: Regular Full-Time

Company: PCL Constructors Inc.

Primary Location: Edmonton, Alberta (Corporate)

Job: Construction Engineer

Requisition: 4953

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