222 Mapleview Dr. W., Ste. 300, Barrie, Ontario L4N 9E7

Intermediate - Senior Structural Engineer

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About The Opportunity

Creative, solution-driven, dedicated, kind, curious, skilled! These are the qualities that drive every team member at Gerrits Engineering to excel. Our passion for the work, our clients and our community has made us successful and determines how we show up for our clients and our team members. We seek these qualities in every new hire.

Gerrits Engineering provides excellence in a wide range of engineering design services including civil (land development), structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering. We are focused on building and site services, municipal development, and commercial and residential development services.

Based in beautiful Barrie Ontario, Gerrits Engineering is a full service Consulting Engineering firm that specializes in Civil, Structural, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineering. Since 2006, Gerrits has been delivering outstanding designs and topnotch service which has resulted consistent in growth. At present, we have delivered projects to nearly 2000 unique clients.

We are looking for a dynamic Intermediate/Senior Structural Engineer to join our ever-growing team here at Gerrits.

This position is integral to our company and require someone obsessed in developing detailed structured designs for commercial, industrial and residential building projects.  

Why Work With Us

We’re more than just an award winning engineering firm, we’re a people-first company that strives to live our core values everyday.

Our incredible team of nearly 40 people, genuinely enjoy working and spending time together. We live by our Mission, Vision, and Values – especially focusing on ensuring our people go home in better shape than when they came to work.

We offer a relaxed office environment, a flexible work schedule, and flat organization structure that creates opportunities for our people to thrive professionally and personally, while ensuring our client’s needs are exceeded in all our projects.

Gerrits Engineering is a place where authentic creativity meets innovation and teamwork. We believe in empowering people and opening doors for new opportunities. We offer completive compensation package, matching RRSP/DSP contributions, time off when you need it, a remote/office hybrid work model, mentorship and room for advancement, and office space you’ll love.

If you’re looking for a place that values strong relationships and embraces diverse ideas, then Gerrits Engineering is the place for you!

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Our Intermediate/Senior Structural Engineer plays an integral role in our company by working on multiple projects at once, with numerous stakeholders. You’ll have a chance to exercise your time management skills, along with your communication and people skills. You bring dedication to moving projects forward, while always keeping our clients’ best interests in mind.

Your day to day:

  • Design and analyze structures or structural components
  • Review architectural drawings
  • Review structural drawings produced by designers for building code conformance, provide comments or markups
  • Review shop drawings to ensure trades have understood the design intent
  • Visit worksites to ensure contractors are constructing as per the design
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum 5-10 years of relevant work experience in structural consulting and in good standing with the PEO;
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant structural material design standards (concrete, steel, masonry and wood) and Part 4 of the Ontario Building Code;
  • Experienced with structural finite element analysis and design software for a variety of structural materials and systems (preferably SAFI, S-Frame, SPSlab, Woodworks, Excel or equivalent etc.);
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, structural design skills and be able to thrive in a team environment;
  • Ability and desire to mentor junior staff, EIT’s and designers;
  • Working knowledge of architectural design and construction of buildings;  
  • Working knowledge of the National and Ontario Building Codes;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients, coordinate with the other team members (both internal and external);
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office;
  • Excellent time-management skills and an ability to work under pressure;  
  • A self-starter and a team player with critical thinking skills who can bring fresh ideas for projects;
  • Ability to coordinate with other engineering disciplines working on the same projects; and
  • Confidence to put forward suggestions on how to help grow the company and improve processes;

What You Bring to Gerrits Engineering

Gerrits Engineering is a place where authentic creativity meets innovation and teamwork. We believe in empowering people and opening doors for new opportunities. We offer competitive compensation packages, matching RRSP/DSP contributions, time off when you need it, a remote/office hybrid work model, mentorship and room for advancement, and office space you’ll love.

We love what we do, so naturally we’re searching for people who bring the same kind of passion to their everyday work life. At Gerrits, we’re committed to creating a Super Culture comprised of many different people, all aligned to a common goal. We’re not looking for the “typical employee”, we’re seeking individuals who mirror our culture and the folks you’ll be working with.

We’re seeking a few great people who:

  • Leads with kindness and understanding
  • Are always looking for a win-win
  • Are excellent with written and oral communication that is clear and concise
  • Excel at time-management and thrive under pressure
  • Belief that nobody purposefully under-performs and that it’s usually a misunderstanding of expectations or a failure to communicate effectively
  • Understands that conflict is healthy when there is resolution and understanding as a result
  • Able to work in high stress situations, while maintaining integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Has a real grasp at organizational and attention to detail
  • Know and love Microsoft Office, Revit, CAD

Employment Terms

This is a full-time permanent position located in Barrie, ON, which requires a 37.5h workweek.

Salary is commensurate with experience.


We thank you for your interest in this position, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Gerrits Engineering Limited welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you’re applying for a job and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to workhere@gerreng.com and let us know the nature of your request and contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.  

We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by local law.

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