Structural Engineer

Location: Surrey, BC, Canada

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

What’s exciting about Endurance Wind Power?

Building on its strong reputation for manufacturing best in class small/medium scale wind turbines, Endurance Wind Power is rapidly transitioning to a fully-fledged international distributed generation company. This is an exciting time for Endurance Wind Power as we grow our company. If you are passionate about the alternate energy market and are looking to make a difference in the fast-paced work environment, this could be a role and place for you.

Reports to:   Mechanical Group Lead
Location:  Surrey, British Columbia

What’s the Essence of this Opportunity?

We are seeking a talented and ambitious Structural or Civil Engineer to be our in-house tower and foundation design expert. In this specialized technical role you will apply your experience with steel tower structures and concrete foundation design to the analysis of a range of existing and new tower configurations. You will be a key contributor to a specialized design engineering team where you will utilize your skills in structural design, design verification, problem solving, CAD, DFMEA and FEA. Paramount will be your ability to apply strong analytical skills and critical thinking to complex dynamic and cyclic loading conditions.

Working closely with local professionals in the various jurisdictions in which Endurance installs wind turbines, you will be responsible for the  design, reviews and approvals, installation, supplier quality and qualifications, and on-going safety assessments of Wind Turbine towers, foundations, and structural fasteners. As Endurance continues to expand into new global markets, you will use your experience and good Engineering judgment to ensure that the high standards of safety, value, and reliability are maintained while adapting to the new Codes and Standards, Environmental, and Geotechnical conditions of each new region.    

You will be a key part of a lean high-performance engineering team, that respects ideas and differing opinions and that makes decisions based on discussion, sound judgment, and solid engineering principles.  Our engineering, manufacturing and operations teams work together to create products our customers need, want and value.  Our satisfied customers, one by one, will help us become the global leader in distributed wind technology and products.  

What kind of background is required to thrive in this position?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Structural or Civil Engineering, , with a minimum of 5 years’ experience related to structural design engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng) or eligible for registration with APEGBC or US equivalent (P.E.) designation
  • Experienced and very familiar with AWS D1.1 or equivalents, most preferably experienced in European and Asian materials and welding standards as well
  • Experience with SolidWorks, 3D solid modeling, detail drawings including GD&T, and FEA
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, including the ability to document according to engineering best practices
  • Good initiative, positive attitude, and the ability to learn quickly
  • Valid passport and the ability to travel worldwide on occasion and as required

The Gist about our team and this position:

We are a small team of dedicated professionals in mechanical, electrical, and software engineering disciplines who rely on each other to design, verify, manufacture, and deliver high quality, safe, and reliable 50kW and 225kW wind turbine systems to worldwide markets. In this position, you will be the key contact for all design and review of our turbine towers for current and future markets. As such, you will have an opportunity to become an expert in an new and unique field and have the potential to pioneer greater understanding of structural requirements for the small/medium wind industry.


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