Fast + Epp
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Fast + Epp

300 - 397 W 7th Ave Vancouver, BC, V5Y 1M2,


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About the employer

With more than 100 national and international awards, Fast + Epp has established a reputation for fresh thinking. We are ...


posted 3 months ago


Total Price

  • CAD 60 000 - CAD 85 000

Hourly Rate

  • CAD 29 - CAD 41

Expected Hours

  • 2 071

Project Length

  • 12 months


We are hiring for an Engineer, based out of our Vancouver office. This role is perfect for an Engineer with a minimum of 2 years' experience structural engineering that is looking to grow and develop their career in a top tier, dynamic firm. At Fast + Epp, our core purpose is to advance structural design and propel architectural imagination. We strive to manifest this core purpose in the designs we produce, the community we have created in our company culture, and the professional development we provide for our staff and their careers. We’re looking for people who approach problems with a sense of curiosity and are not afraid to ask, “Is there a better way to do this?” We want people who will bring diverse experiences and viewpoints to our team, those who love to collaborate with others and understand they have something to learn from everyone they meet. We’re searching for individuals who are honest, reliable, and good listeners. If you work with us, we want you to stretch your limits while still ensuring you maintain healthy habits, relationships, and other interests. If this sounds like the career path for you, we encourage you to apply!


General Function of Role:

  • Multitasking between projects and project tasks
  • Manage time, allocating time for different tasks
  • Communicate clearly with team members and organize own work
  • Perform tasks according to project process and order
  • Compose letters, memos, and reports with supervision
  • Analyze statics and dynamics of building behaviour
  • Create and analyze structural models for design
  • Review software results with hand analysis
  • Work independently on basic design tasks
  • Respond to team leader direction and follow priorities
  • Communicate with internal project teams
  • Incorporate basic engineering concepts in design
  • Work for local clients to deliver project requirements per client standards.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with engineers and designers in our department to support project requirements.
  • Strong problem solving ability, attention to detail and ability to learn on the job is a must for the candidate.
  • Candidate must be able to follow project schedule and prioritize work as needed to reach project end goal in a timely manner. Candidate must be able to learn on own as well as learn via department mentoring


Day-to-Day Duties:

  • Implement creativity and innovation in project design and detailing
  • Implement constraints from building codes or local authorities
  • Analyze structural systems and understand overall structural behaviour
  • Distribute loads and perform analysis with both hand and computer methods
  • Design gravity and lateral load systems using building and material code manuals and other design aids as applicable
  • Review serviceability of structure to ensure acceptable deflection and vibration performance
  • Correspond with design team members as required
  • Perform design calculations and file project documentation under direction of Project Manager
  • Monitor time allocated for design tasks and advise of status
  • Correspond with Project team members in time scales required


What you bring to the table:

  • Degree (bachelor’s or above) in civil/structural engineering
  • Minimum two years of relevant structural engineering experience
  • Professional development plan for P.Eng. or P.E. registration within two years
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel and Word)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Quality written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate within the team and with external teams or clients
  • Ability to work in an environment driven by multiple deadlines
  • Highly motivated with attention to detail


Why work for Fast + Epp?

At Fast + Epp, we strive to be more than a stereotypical engineering company. We are also a collection of musicians, volunteers, amateur athletes, artists, parents and community members. We build our workplace culture through frequent socials, in-house soccer and softball teams, relay triathlon teams, weekly group hiking nights, and informal pub nights, to name a few. Our work days are flexible and fit with our lives outside of the office. As we continue to grow, we are committed to preserving our “design studio” atmosphere by encouraging our staff to be creative and forward thinking in all that they do.

  • Work for an industry leader and contribute to exciting and challenging projects
  • We want everyone at Fast + Epp to grow as professionals – whether you’re an engineer, drafter, or part of our administrative team. We are continually looking for ways to mentor you inside our company and to support continued learning outside the office, including courses, conferences, exam preparation, and membership in professional organizations. We realize one size does not fit all. At Fast + Epp, you’re encouraged to envision a professional development plan that fits your role and career goals – we will do our best to support you in reaching the next milestone. We invest in your professional development, with offered tuition support/assistance
  • Flexible working hours with the ability to utilize “Flex Time” for additional paid time off
  • Hybrid working environment
  • Annual company profitability and discretionary bonuses
  • Senior level bonus plan
  • Office closure between Christmas + New Year’s Day
  • Positive and collegial team and working atmosphere with fun social events!
  • Extended Health & Dental Plan, Health Spending Account, and RRSP Matching
  • Transit subsidy

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