• Precast Design Engineer

    Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton
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    Canada - Concrete Products
  • Why work for Lafarge?

    Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you.   Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at


    The Precast Design Engineer is responsible for providing structural designs and leading the engineering staff towards successful precast projects under supervision of the Engineering Manager.  This includes the design, construction and installation of precast structures and components.   He/she will also provide engineering and design input for new and upcoming projects and for estimating purposes.  Further, he/she will liaise with project managers and clients to promote successful Precast Solutions.


    • Provide structural design of precast structures and elements
    • Design of concrete and steel connections
    • Carry our design calculations
    • Provide engineering design information to draft person
    • Review and issue construction drawings
    • Provide necessary plant engineering, including facility additions, plant equipment, lifting and handling devices (Safe Work Load Ratings), etc.
    • Coordinates with project managers, draft person, quality control personnel, plant production and erection workers on project details, scheduling, and problem resolution
    • Problem solving for issues that arise in the production facility and on job sites
    • Attend client project meetings and provide engineering input
    • Carryout plant and site inspections for quality assurance
    • Provide preliminary designs for budgets/estimates


    • Minimum 5 years experience in precast concrete design
    • Knowledge of concrete and aggregates
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Good communication with clients and trades
    • Registered or eligible for registration with The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)


    Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.

    As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.  We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.  We are positioned to deliver on this commitment. 


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