Jobs – Intermediate / Senior Engineer – Vancouver

Posted on 05.13.24


Post Date: May 13, 2024
Close Date: Open until filled
Location: Vancouver, BC

Equilibrium Consulting is looking for an Intermediate/Senior Engineer to join our team in Vancouver.

EQUILIBRIUM is an award-winning mid-sized consulting Structural Engineering firm working on a diverse range of ambitious projects both locally and internationally. EQUILIBRIUM was founded in Vancouver in 1998 with a focus on progressive and innovative building projects, sustainability-oriented construction, and particularly projects utilizing timber construction.

While still based in Vancouver, BC, we are growing our presence in the US and France with our offices in Atlanta, GA and Paris respectively.

We are looking for a talented and ambitious structural engineer with 6+ years of experience to join our growing team. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in US design. The role provides the opportunity to work on our most high-profile projects around the world, while also working directly alongside the management team, providing an opportunity for long-term career development within our growing company.

– Perform structural analysis and develop designs from concept through construction with the support of the Equilibrium team.
– Communicate your designs to our drafting team and coordinate the development of structural BIM models and drawings.
– Manage your own projects and work as part of a wider team on larger projects based out of both our Vancouver and Atlanta offices.
– Have active involvement in design coordination with other consultants, contractors, suppliers, and stakeholders for your projects.
– Have the opportunity to participate in internal committees (sustainability, technical standards, social, etc.) that help to foster your growth and keep Equilibrium on the leading edge.
– An opportunity to be involved with business development.
– Exact responsibilities will be dependent on experience level.

– Located in Vancouver or willing to relocate.
– Valid work status in Canada.
– Bachelor’s Degree from a Civil/Structural Engineering program required. Master’s degree preferred.
– Licensed Engineer in Canada or the US (P Eng or PE/SE) or ability to gain license within 12 months of starting the role.
– Minimum of 6 years of professional experience in a similar role.
– Additional experience with US design is preferred.
– Interest in mass timber. Mass timber experience a bonus.
– Interest in embodied carbon and minimizing the climate impact of structural design.
– Seismic analysis and design experience an asset.
– Experience with structural analysis software such as RFEM, RSTAB, ETABS, GSA, Tedds, RAM etc.

– Ability to work and lead a team in a collaborative environment across multiple locations.
– Disciplined work ethic with great attitude and energy.
– Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects and teams concurrently.
– Organized, self-motivated, pro-active, detail-oriented, and willing to take on new challenges.
– Problem-solver and critical thinker.
– A desire to partake in business development and relationship building with Clients.
– Fast learner who can communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to coordinate with internal staff and Clients.
– Dependable and willing to work extra hours when required (noting that at Equilibrium we take pride in our culture and ability to maintain a good work life balance).

EQUILIBRIUM is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and ability including:

– Opportunities for career progression in a growing company.
– Performance bonuses.
– Retirement savings plan matching.
– Extended health benefits contribution.
– Healthy and flexible vacation policy.
– Annual adventure bonus (please ask about this).
– Pet-friendly office environment.
– Personal wellbeing and health support, including use of our in-house climbing / bouldering wall!
– Chef-cooked lunch at the office 2x per week.
– Healthy Social culture including yearly summer weekend away, ski trips and many more.

All applicants should submit a resume and references to
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