Our Vancouver office is looking to add to our talented team!

Born out of a collaboration between friends and industry colleagues, Aspect Structural Engineers was founded on the premise of becoming a ‘next generation’ structural engineering firm: mixing the drive to lead and innovate with rock-solid technical expertise, modern project delivery methods, and an amazing workplace.  In 4 short years Aspect has grown rapidly to a team of 40 and has offices in Vancouver, BC, Toronto, ON, and Thun, Switzerland.

We bring a fresh perspective to traditional structural engineering that is backed by the extensive and varied experience of our talented team. We put this into practice by continually delivering significant projects that demonstrate our “above and beyond” approach, our technical excellence, and our deep focus on collaboration.

What you can expect working with us:

  • A unique informal culture that values: diversity, drive, accountability, quality, collaboration (and where these are not just buzz words).
  • The opportunity to work on challenging, diverse, and iconic projects, many of which utilize innovative and emerging structural technologies.
  • The ability to truly see the impact of your work, and to make a substantial contribution to the growth of the company.
  • Significant career progression opportunities.
  • Highly competitive salary, Profit Sharing, and expansive compensation and benefits package.
  • A culture that promotes our team to thrive both in and out of the office.
  • An egalitarian and accessible team structure that promotes critical thinking, a contribution from every team member, and true professional development.
  • Knowledge transfer and strong mentorship.
  • Cross-office work dynamic.

Other Perks: fitness benefits, extended health benefits, educational allowance, professional fees coverage, ping-pong championships, virtual Beer Fridays (in person+beer on tap when we all are back to the office), virtual and in-person (when things get back to normal) staff social events, learning sessions, dog-friendly environment, ability to work from home or from the office (during COVID-19), beautiful renovated office in a great part of town.

Senior Structural Engineer (Senior Project Manager)

Our growing Vancouver team is looking for a Senior Structural Engineer to manage and lead an exciting mix of local and not-so-local projects.  We are looking for a someone with a wide array of local project and technical experience who is experienced and familiar with local building practices, permitting and industry standards. A first-principles approach to engineering and a keen interest in architecture and building science is a must for this role.

You will:

  • Lead and manage medium to large sized buildings and specialty structure projects, throughout all design and construction phases including:
    • Oversee project team, including junior and intermediate engineers, drafters, etc.;
    • Project financial health management;
    • Monthly billing management.
  • Perform detailed structural design, including preparation of calculations, computer modelling and analysis, under the mentorship of the Associate or Principal-in-Charge;
  • Participate in and lead client meetings, facilitating solutions to design issues and challenges, and providing status updates;
  • Conduct review of the architectural, electrical, mechanical and structural drawings;
  • Be involved in ongoing communication and coordination with contractors, other consultants, and suppliers;
  • Contribute to the team’s technical knowledge resources and mentor junior structural engineers to ensure project quality standards;
  • Be creative and innovative in problem solving;
  • Want to work with a team that is passionate and dedicated in a fast-paced environment;
  • Be driven to excel and outperform, while not taking yourself too seriously and having fun at work!
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, with a minimum of 8 to 10 years of local experience designing buildings and specialty structures generally in the residential, commercial, municipal and institutional sectors;
  • You must be a P.Eng. registered in BC or eligible for accreditation within 6 months of your start date;
  • Strong track record in leading and delivering projects in steel and concrete. Timber is an asset but not a requirement;
  • A working knowledge and ability to use programs such as RFEM, S-Concrete, Tedds, MathCAD, other structural analysis software and other programs such as Bluebeam, Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering;
  • Experience with architecturally expressive structures;
  • PE or SE
    1. Send your cover letter and resume with the subject line “Sr Structural Engineer-VAN” to Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
    2. We contact you and may send a technical problem to solve.
    3. You meet the team.
  • Will be commensurate with ability and experience;
  • Aspect offers a highly competitive and expansive compensation and benefit package. Details will be discussed through the hiring process.