E.S. Fox Limited
  • Thorold, ON, CAN
  • Full Time


Established in 1934 as a small plumbing and heating company, E.S. Fox Limited today is recognized as a pre-eminent Canadian multi-trade Industrial, Commercial, Institutional and Nuclear constructor and fabricator. E.S. Fox Limited works in the industries of oil and gas, petrochemical, mining, pulp and paper, steel, automotive, pharmaceutical, casinos, hotels, hospitals, schools, and themed entertainment.

The company is headquartered in Niagara Falls, Ontario, and maintains full-service regional offices in Hamilton, Toronto, Port Robinson, Oshawa, Tiverton, Kingston, Sudbury, and Thunder Bay.

With a strong commitment to health, safety, and the protection of the environment, E.S. Fox Limited has earned a reputation as a people-first, environmentally conscious, socially responsible constructor.

The Port Robinson, ON office is seeking a detail oriented, organized and professional Design Engineer to join the Engineering team.


A rewarding career opportunity working within the thriving construction industry. We provide comprehensive benefits, including:

  • An attractive health and dental benefits package including an Employee Assistance Program
  • Group RSP
  • Competitive compensation
  • Support of professional growth


Reporting to the Corporate Director of Engineering, the Design Engineer will be responsible for the preparation and certification of the design report as required, while executing all duties outlined within the designated company quality assurance manual.


  • Maintains direct contact with project supervision, quality assurance and facility management as required
  • Understands all aspects of a project budget and liaises with facility and project management regarding all costs associated with the projects
  • Fully understands the project scope and liaises with the owner on all scope issues related to the design specifications
  • Ensures that the Company remains in conformance with all contract documents
  • Ensures that design report is prepared, verified, approved, reconciled with the modified documents and final drawing as required.
  • Verifies all design output documents produced by the vendors Design Engineer
  • May subcontract stress analysis or complete design of all or a portion of the code item(s) to approved vendor of design services from AVL
  • Selects and reviews design methods, materials, parts, equipment and processes that are essential to the function of the structure, system or component
  • Ensures consistent compliance with established company quality assurance standards and related procedures.
  • Ensures that design analyses have been planned, controlled and the results are documented in the design report.
  • Where design change is significant (affects form, fit, function, or design specification), reviews changes and impact on original design.
  • Ensures design report and other design output documents are reconciled to incorporate such change in modified documents used for construction, from those use in the design analysis.
  • Generate Engineering estimates as requested by Area/Division or as per Managers Instructions
  • Ensures responsibilities and accountabilities are carried out in a safe manner in accordance with E.S. Fox Ltd. safety policy/procedures, ISO standards and OHSA requirements.
  • Ensures the project is executed in a safe manner following the E.S. Fox Ltd. safety policy and OSHA guidelines
  • Ensures that environmental aspects within his/her sphere of responsibility are adhered to pursuant to ISO requirements.


  • Completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Practicing Professional Engineer designation, and in good standing
  • Demonstrated certifiers Code knowledge

SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS (Please ensure that the below items are documented within the resume, describing code experience as well as employment dates/locations)

  • 4 years of varied application experience; at least 2 years' experience in the specialty field
  • Minimum of 4 years' working experience in TSSA pressure boundary registration requirements
  • Minimum of 4 years' working experience in CSA N299
  • Minimum of 4 years' working experience with ASME Section VIII Division 1, and ASME B31 Codes
  • Minimum of 5 years' working experience with AutoCAD, and SolidWorks
  • Continued professional development in specialty field indicating continued experience performing Design Engineer duties (Please document in resume)
  • Adept in the ability to effectively document and maintain records
  • Ability to demonstrate qualification review every 3 years in maintaining qualification
  • ASME Section Ill design experience will be favored in the selection process.
  • Well organized, with the ability to maintain a report or document
  • Excellent decision making and problem solving skills


  • Results-focused
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Team Player
  • Detail Oriented
  • Able to manage and work on multiple projects
  • Willing to travel to jobsites within southern Ontario, and occasionally out of Province.
  • Willing to attend professional development courses

E.S. Fox Limited is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive workplace. We will accommodate applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please advise Human Resources to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

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