Precast Design Engineer

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Brampton


About UsWith a solid history dating back to 1958, PreCon Precast Limited (now a member of the OSCO Construction Group) is known as a leading provider of architectural and structural precast concrete solutions with locations in Brampton and Woodstock. Across Ontario, you will find PreCon precast products and systems used in a variety of construction segments. Our value creation is cultivated by our workforce; a strong team built of Technical Sales, Engineering, Project Management, Production and Field Services. We pride ourselves in being leaders in precast concrete innovation; building more resilient, energy efficient, sustainable, safe and durable structures.Job SummaryPreCon’s Brampton Engineering Department is seeking a Precast Design Engineer (Intermediate Level) with a desire to continue hands-on learning on the job.

The Precast Engineer will begin with design of prestressed concrete insulated sandwich wall panels under the supervision of a senior Engineer. This position is primarily a project design role. The Engineer interacts closely with Drafting, Project Management, Production, Quality Control and Field Erection Departments. As the Engineer develops, they may specialize in wall panels, or diversify into design of parking structures, bridge girder fabrication, plant engineering, field engineering and pre-bid engineering supporting sales/estimating.

This position requires high attention to detail, reading specifications, architectural, structural, and steel fabricator drawings to ensure the precast design meets contract requirements. We are looking for a candidate who is comfortable working within rigid time constraints and diligent about file documentation. The Design Engineer will monitor the preparation of drawings, bills of material, and ensure their project stays on schedule. This position also responds to project specific fabrication questions from our inhouse manufacturing shop.ResponsibilitiesReview all project documents including architectural, structural drawings and specificationsAttend job meetings, communicate with external consultants & architects to develop projectPrepare design calculations to meet codes, project specifications and summarize design to draftersMonitor the preparation of drawings and bill of materials, ensuring they are on scheduleCheck production and erection drawings meet the design and apply your Engineering sealWork with production and erection supervisors, as necessary to resolve issues Visit the plant and job sites as necessary to ensure design requirements are metRequirementsAttention to detail is critical for design work in a precast concrete manufacturing environmentMust get involved with production to learn extensive precast product knowledge on the jobAbility to communicate well with other PreCon Departments, Architects, Engineers and ContractorsProficient computer skills in Microsoft Office and Structural Software, BIM & AutoCAD are an assetBachelor of Applied Science in Civil EngineeringA strong course background in Structural Design including Concrete, Steel and WeldingPreferably some course work in Prestressed Concrete DesignLicensed P.Eng in Ontario or ability to become licensed within 2 yearsWorking knowledge of Ontario Building Code, CSA Codes (Bridges, Concrete, Precast, and Welding)A valid Ontario driver’s license is an assetAs a member of the OSCO Construction Group, PreCon offers a comprehensive compensation package including health and dental coverage, life insurance, RRSP and tax-free savings account options.

Additionally, we offer educational scholarships to dependents of employees, health & wellness programming and team celebratory events.About OSCO The origins of the OSCO Construction Group go back to 1955 when Ocean Steel & Construction Ltd. was founded in Saint John, New Brunswick. Since that time, the OSCO Construction Group has grown to encompass four main operating sectors: Steel, Concrete, Construction and Corporate. Within these sectors lie an ever-expanding number of companies and divisions, serving a growing market area and employing over twelve hundred employees. The OSCO Construction Group prides itself not just in embracing change, but in leading it.

We drive this change by maintaining our vision to be fast, be global and be connected. All of our sectors are committed to: conducting business with integrity and fairness; continuous education & training of our employees; improving our processes; focusing on our customers’ needs; and, providing top quality products & services.


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