DfMA Engineer/Architectural Technician @ 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.

DfMA Engineer/Architectural Technician @ Element5

Company: Element5

Position: DfMA Engineer/Architectural Technician

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

Engineering or Architecture Educational background in either
Building Information Modeling Competence with drawings, modeling and detailing
Aligned Value Set Entrepreneurial and passionate about sustainability/the environment
Strength in Technical Design Work from concept to manufacturing and assembly
Technologically Savvy Interested in leveraging techniques/technologies as they arise
Mass Timber Experience and/or keen interest in this construction

Summary of Role

Candidly, you will be developing a concept which is suitable for manufacturing and assembly, with an emerging supplier who is creating the new playbook for mass timber fabrication across Canada. Element5 are looking for at least two professionals at this stage, one with a structural engineering background and another from architectural technology.

Element5 are undergoing extensive growth and scaling at exceptional speeds. With the expectation of a 10x on project volumes in the next 6 months, they are expanding their design engineering group to support the anticipated demand. Ultimately, Element5 is in the process of building common platforms to ensure future growth in a sustainable and efficient fashion. With their design requirements including the full spectrum from conceptual designs through to manufacturing, fabrication and installation, they offer a truly unique proposition for a design engineer to undertake.

Your stakeholders will typically be engineers but may also include landowners, 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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