Mass Timber Structural Engineer @ Element5

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Opportunity to Influence Change

With this opportunity, you will be a part of the expert team, participating in the creation of world-class, sustainable and environmentally friendly buildings.

Learning and Growth

Career progression, development and advancement are central components to their growth plans

Diverse Team of Experts

They have attracted several specialists from Europe, and have been able to assemble a diverse, driven and passionate team for you to work with.

Mass Timber Structural Engineer @ Element5

Company: Element5

Position: Mass Timber Structural Engineer

Location: Toronto, ON Canada

Element5 is a small and dedicated team of designers, project managers, craftspeople and installation experts. Element5 specializes in the design, fabrication and assembly of contemporary timber structures. They work with solid wood, the world's most flexible and renewable building resource. Their purpose is to create spaces that will help communities thrive as they live, learn and work. Their integrated customer-oriented approach ensures the delivery of high precision timber structures, tailored to fit your schedule and budget.

Skills & Experience

Professional Structural or Civil Engineer P.Eng with 5+ years of experience that is able to obtain your certification in Ontario
Mass Timber Experience and/or keen interest in mass timber design and construction
Aligned Value Set Entrepreneurial and passionate about sustainability/the environment
Strength in Technical Design Experience balancing customization and standardization of structural designs
Lateral System Design Expertise in wind and seismic static and dynamic analyses
Building Information Modeling High competency with drawings, modeling and detailing

Summary of Role

Your primary role will be to provide the structural design and detailing of mass timber structures of Element5 projects. You will manage the design of projects by mentoring and overseeing a team of engineers and technologists. Additionally, as the Element5 design team grows, you will be putting together internal resources, tools and systems to facilitate the design of innovative, efficient and effective mass timber structures.

In addition to sound engineering designs, the structures must be suitable for manufacturing and assembly. Working closely with the CLT and Glulam production line, you can be an influential figure in streamlining the structural design to maximize the efficiency of mass timber structures.

Your stakeholders will typically be engineers but may also include land owners, general contractors, design and architecture firms, in addition to institutions and corporations. It is anticipated that the sweet spot for these projects will be 4-8 storey buildings in the $5- 8M range that include banks, restaurants, hotels, custom homes, mid-rise developments, multi-unit residential buildings, offices, mixed use buildings and institutions. They will partner with other organizations for larger projects and the role you play on the design side will be crucial to success in these projects..

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