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Structural Design Engineer (P.Eng)

Job ID: 17,517

Date Posted:
Feb 5, 2020
Job Title:
Structural Design Engineer (P.Eng)
Job Category:
Processing & Manufacturing
Bradford, ON CA

Job Description:

About us:
MiTek Industries Inc. is a global corporation belonging to the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio. We are a world renowned supplier to the building industry and specialize in providing structural design software, industrial equipment, facility management solutions and commodity building products for use throughout all parts of the building industry value-chain. Through our subsidiaries and strategic partnerships, MiTek has become a global leader in every industry we serve, with presence in nearly 100 countries worldwide.
Job Summary
A position is available for a design engineer to join our Engineering Services department. This person will be working alongside an industry-leading team of experts to provide highly specialized engineering solutions to the wood construction industry.   This position is based in our Bradford Ontario office.  Reporting to the Engineering manager, the design engineer will be actively involved in the design, analysis and detailing of structural building products such as wood trusses and engineered wood products, for projects ranging from residential buildings, to large, complex commercial and agricultural structures.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide engineering support to customers using MiTek’ s proprietary design software
Review /approve product designs as part of our software certification and truss detailing  services
Review 3D models, framing layouts and truss placement plans to ensure accuracy
Detail and approve structural connections (wood /steel)
Provide front-line communication with our clients and end users of our products/services
Engage in project-specific coordination with designers, engineers, clients or other stakeholders as required
Involved in the design of  site-modification details and reinforcement of damaged wood trusses/frames
Write letters of professional opinion to clients
Other duties such as technical research and product testing, as required
At MiTek we engage in a very unique and dynamic business model where we infuse state-of-the-art technology into the building industry value chain… where we interlink engineering design, 3D modeling software and facility management solutions into one extremely versatile product ecosystem. We seek candidates, not only with the above noted experience, but with the proper personality, character and mindset to be part of a forward-thinking culture…one that embraces technical excellence, but one also underpinned by a customer-focused business acumen that permeates through our entire organization.
In addition to a competitive salary based on experience, our employees are offered a full range of benefits including life, health and dental insurance as well as participation in our profit-sharing and bonus incentive plans.   We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


MiTek Canada Inc.


Knowledge, Credentials and Experience

• Must be currently registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng designation) licensed to practice in at least one Canadian province.  Holding a U.S. engineering license (P.E designation) is a definite asset (but not a requirement for this position)
• Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in the wood construction industry, the Canadian light frame wood truss industry or the engineered wood product (EWP) industry
• Expert level knowledge of structural framing practices as they relate to wood construction
• Working Knowledge of the building component value-chain for building products such as metal-plated wood trusses
• Demonstrated quantifiable knowledge in the principles that govern the design of metal-plated wood trusses as well as all applicable design standards (TPIC2014, CSAO86-14, CSAS347-14)
• Working knowledge of the National Building Code of Canada as well as regional provincial codes
• Expert-Level software learning abilities with advanced knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written (English).  Bilingual fluency in English and French is a definite asset
• Must be capable of interacting with different stakeholders of varying technical knowledge
• CAD and 3D modeling software experience
• Must be a self-starter with an ability to balance independent work with being part of a highly skilled technical team

How To Apply:

To Apply: Send a detailed application and a cover letter outlining a summary of your candidacy, in confidence to   akalentzis@mitek.ca.  

(Job Posted By Employer)

Advertised Until:

Feb 21, 2020


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