Façade Design Engineer
RJC Engineers
Toronto, ON M5J 1V6, CAN
6d ago

Description

Specializing in structural engineering, building science, and restoration, RJC Engineers is one of North America's leading engineering firms.

With a staff of more than 600 employees in twelve locations across the country, we offer highly personalized service at the local level with the expertise, depth and resources of a large, national firm.

We are proud of our ability to balance creativity with practicality to help our clients achieve their vision, and understand that creativity starts with the ingenuity of our people.

We have a culture of learning and facilitating growth of skills and capabilities; of helping our people fulfill their potential through coaching, teamwork, challenging work assignments and open communications.

We strongly believe that if you feel engaged and driven to excel, you will enjoy your daily work experience, and that will result in a level of service that will keep our clients coming back.

Candidate Profile

As a member of the Structural team, the Façade Design Engineer will be responsible for designing façade and architectural projects in 2D and 3D.

The successful candidate will work under the direction of a Project Engineer and is a self-motivated, fast learner with the desire to continually learn and grow.

A commitment to providing exceptional client service and developing technical expertise to deliver practical, creative solutions is essential.

Key Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to :

  • Work closely with project teams and clients in developing design documents (e.g. : plans, sections, details, technical specifications) at various project stages related to façade assemblies.
  • Participate in all technical tasks related to building enclosures including strong understanding of structural, thermal and durability performance.
  • Conduct structural analysis and design of façade systems with use of finite element analysis software.
  • Prepare technical reports, develop technical presentations, and participate in the development of other technical content in conformance with established quality and professional standards and policies.
  • Façade design review of shop drawings, and fabrication drawings for high-profile buildings.
  • Strong understanding of constructability, building envelope principles, thermal performance and moisture and drainage strategies.
  • Professional Qualifications & Experience

    EDUCATION

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree from accredited institution with a focus in Engineering or Architecture & Construction design.
  • EXPERIENCE

  • 3-5 years façade design experience required. Please include project examples in your application.
  • Prior experience in the design and construction industry is required.
  • Proficient using the following softwares : AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino and Inventor.
  • SKILLS

  • Ability to work successfully in a collaborative team oriented environment.
  • Strong façade system design aptitude and knowledge.
  • Proficiency in 3D and 2D CAD modeling.
  • Experience with glass, aluminum and steel design.
  • Familiar with THERM and WUFI software.
  • Curtain wall / glazing system fabrication and testing experience a plus.
  • Project & team management experience a plus.
  • This position includes a comprehensive group benefits package, discretionary performance bonuses, and annual salary reviews.
  • If you think you have what it takes to join our team, please submit your resume and cover letter.

    We appreciate the interest and efforts of all applicants; however only those short-listed as candidates will be contacted.

    Upon request, accommodations are available for any persons with disabilities participating in the selection process.

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