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Civil/Structural Engineer, Global R&D

City:  Hamilton

Requisition ID:  30207 


Do you want to work at one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers? We’re looking for people who are driven by excellence to work with innovative technology to create the material tomorrow’s world will be made of.


At ArcelorMittal Dofasco, we play a key role in North America’s advanced manufacturing supply chain working with the top automotive, energy, packaging, and construction brands to develop lighter, stronger and more sustainable steel products – from cans to cars.


We are at the forefront of the steel industry with a plan to change the way we make steel to significantly reduce GHG emissions in the short term, while reaching net zero before 2050. Ours will be the first integrated steelmaking site in the world to make this transformation and it will happen by 2028. Our global company is leading the world with significant decarbonization projects in North America and Europe and our site is key to this plan.


ArcelorMittal Dofasco is Hamilton's largest private sector employer with more than 4,500 employees, shipping 4.5 million net tons of high quality flat carbon steel annually. Our iconic tagline "Our Product is Steel. Our Strength is People." is a true expression of our belief that our people are our competitive advantage.



ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Global Research and Development - Construction and Manufacturing Products Group

Civil/Structural Engineer




Market and Business Development functions are conducted by ArcelorMittal Global Research & Development and our staff interacts closely with ArcelorMittal Europe in providing support to our customers around the globe. We represent facilities throughout Flat Carbon Americas.

Within Market and Business Development, engineers work with our customers to identify, evaluate and develop profitable markets and applications. Technical support activities include architectural outreach, structural building design, analysis and testing support.


The role:


Your primary responsibility as a structural engineer will be to build close working relationships with the architectural community, including architects, structural design engineers and construction specifiers, to promote the use of steel in building construction, including project design opportunities, building component development and co-engineering, and technical presentations.




  • Lead project activities for building design assistance with architects and structural design engineers, to implement ArcelorMittal steel solutions in building projects.
  • Participate in analyzing building market trends and forecasting and defining construction product needs.  Communicate this understanding within ArcelorMittal, and under the supervision of management recommend projects and priorities for Research Case Studies, New Product Development or Global R&D activities.
  • Maintain awareness of regulatory building codes, standards and material specifications to ensure building design assistance is complying, including upcoming or future code change proposals.
  • Participate in building product component improvements (co-engineering), by applying sound engineering principles independently, or by leading a team of subject matter experts.
  • Participate in trade association and regulatory agency activities to ensure steel remains a viable material choice for building construction.  Participate in the development of and recommend responses to opportunities in steel building market growth and threats to exclude steel from the building construction market.
  • Develop technical white papers, presentations on sustainable use of steel in building construction, and participate in trade shows and industry presentations, to demonstrate and promote the use of steel in the building construction market.


Education, Accreditation, and Experience:


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Civil (Structural) Engineering.
  • Minimum six years of relevant building design experience is required.
  • Eligibility to travel to the USA is required.


Knowledge & Skills:


  • Extensive knowledge of building structural design is required.
  • Sound knowledge of the building construction market is required.
  • Sound knowledge of Revit modelling software is required.
  • Experience with building design in steel and concrete structures is required. Experience with building design in wood structures is also an asset.
  • Sound knowledge of competitive (steel and non-steel) materials and products is required.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and a high level of integrity are required.
  • Show strong initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Good negotiating skills are required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to handle multiple demands are required.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment is required.
  • Adaptability to change is required.


Working Environment:


  • Office environment.
  • Frequent visits to architectural or engineering design offices.
  • Occasional travel to trade show and conferences.
  • Occasional visits to customer manufacturing facilities.
  • Occasional plant or laboratory visits.
  • Frequent travel on personal time is required.


Total Rewards at ArcelorMittal Dofasco


  • We provide employees with a market competitive total compensation package. Our promise is to provide superior pay for superior performance, accompanied by comprehensive health and wellness, pension, vacation and related programs.
  • Competitive hourly rates and shift premium
  • On your first day you will immediately be eligible for:


  • Bonus paid quarterly based on Company performance on key goals. Your bonus target will be 15% of base salary earnings.
  • Company paid Defined Contribution Pension Plan. No employee contribution required. With employer contributions between 5 and 10%.
  • Competitive vacation allowances
  • Group Benefits with no health and dental premiums.
    • For health and dental claims you only pay amounts above the maximums the plan pays.
    • Life insurance premiums are shared with the company.


After two years of permanent company service you will participate in our Profit Sharing, where all permanent employees share equally in allocation of profits.
Other immediate benefits include:

  • Competitive vacation entitlements
  • PPE and workwear provided at no cost (if required)     
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Free access to three onsite fitness centers and our 70-acre recreation park with multiple arenas, fields and organized sports for you and your family

We would like to thank all those who apply in advance since only applicants selected to complete an online assessment will be contacted.  

ArcelorMittal Dofasco is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply and we are committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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