Structural Engineer

IQ Engineering Ltd.
2190 West Railway Street, Abbotsford, BC
$80,000–$120,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time

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  • $80,000–$120,000 a year

Job type

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


2190 West Railway Street, Abbotsford, BC

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  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking

Full job description

IQ Engineering (Abbotsford, BC)

Structural Engineer P.Eng.

IQ Engineering is a structural engineering firm based in beautiful (and affordable)
Abbotsford, BC. If you want a place to buy a home and raise your family, this is an excellent community 45 min drive outside of Vancouver, BC.

We started the firm in 2000 and our dynamic team of structural engineers and draftsmen are seeking a full time, motivated Structural Engineer, registered as a P.Eng. to join us. We have a wide variety of projects including commercial, residential and some specialty engineering projects. Typical projects include multi-family residential, commercial buildings, single family homes, seniors care facilities, and individual projects requiring engineering services - this all adds up to a diverse variety and sizes of structures to keep work interesting! We are looking for a PEng that has experience with wood frame constrution, steel and concrete design of the type of projects above.

Ownership / partnership in the company maybe available to those who have a desire to lay down roots in the community, have a strong commitment and have an aptitude to business development and growth.

Our corporate culture is one that is friendly and welcoming, team approach to solving problems, and a constant focus on excellent customer service. We strongly value work-life balance and support each other well as professionals. Our ideal candidate will show a high level of personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, while showing a strong understanding of structural engineering.


  • This position requires P.Eng. registration in BC with EGBC. This is a MUST.
  • At least 5 years experience (doing Structural design work after graduation from Uni.) working as a structural engineer
  • Seal drawings as the Engineer of Record (EOR)
  • Struct.Eng. an asset
  • Excellent understanding of the English language (both written and verbal)
  • Strong communication skills both in the office and also on site with clients and contractors.
  • Proficient with SAFE, ETABS, SAP2000, AutoCAD, Excel and other industry design programs an asset.
  • Self starter, team player and who values professional development
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License, and own vehicle

Key Responsibilities;

  • Knowledge of current building codes and design standards in BC
  • Create innovative structural solutions for our clients, and be involved with various meetings to communicate solutions
  • Help co-ordinate design work with architects, site supervisors, and other project engineers
  • A solid understanding of seismic and wind forces is required along with the ability to confidently design buildings in steel, concrete, timber and masonry.
  • Can take a project from conceptual design, through construction, to final field reviews (start to finish)
  • Ability to read, interpret construction documents
  • Complete structural calculations and prepare/edit structural specifications
  • Mentor EIT and provide direct supervision
  • Review projects, & make recommendations for code and standard compliance
  • Writing reports, preparing drawings, estimates, inspections, and proposals

Job Type:

  • Full-time (Mon-Friday; 8:30 am – 5:00 pm)
  • Salary: competitive compensation based on experience.
  • Possible company share purchasing available
  • Benefits: Dental care, Extended Medical Care, Vision Care, Life insurance,

Disability insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Sick Days, Work-life Balance,
Professional Development opportunities

If you would like to discuss your move to IQ Engineering, email us to talk about your future with us. Please forward your cover letter and resume in confidence.

We thank all that apply but only applicants shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $80,000.00-$120,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Do you have a passion and experience with light wood frame construction (4-6 storey wood frame buildings) and cast in place concrete parkades? Tell me about some of the projects you have recently designed that you enjoyed working on.


  • Structural design in Canada: 5 years (required)


  • P.Eng. with EGBC (required)

Work Location: In person