Senior Project Manager

Company: Fast + Epp
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Email: [email protected]

The Company

Fast + Epp is an internationally recognized structural engineering firm with a team that prioritizes creativity and simplicity. We work with all materials but are well known for our mass timber and timber-hybrid projects. We love working on architecturally expressive structures, on every scale from single-family homes to large institutional buildings. We enjoy work with a high premium on structural expression. We strive to improve people’s lives through practical, holistic structural design.


Responsible for projects during progression from Schematic Design through Construction, including document control, correspondence, project budgets, design, detailing, and field review. May delegate duties to a Project Engineer or EIT. May be Engineer-of-Record for projects and responsible for sealing documents.

Duties – Design:

  • Ensure loading information is reasonable and properly sourced;
  • Understand probable construction techniques to ensure practical construction;
  • Review loading and analysis;
  • Review gravity and lateral load systems and understand code implications; and
  • Review serviceability of structure to ensure acceptable deflection and vibration performance.

Duties – Project:

  • Manage and chair regularly scheduled project meetings;
  • Establish a good relationship with clients and other business relations;
  • Understand broad relationship with client and how that affects the project;
  • Review correspondence with external parties for tone, messaging, and potential liability issues;
  • Ensure production and organization of design calculations and project files;
  • Review project teams work for changes in structural concept;
  • Review project teams work for changes in project scope and potential extras;
  • Liaise with drafting manager on project schedule;
  • Work with other project managers to resolve workload issues and conflicting deadlines;
  • Provide budget hours for workload projections; and
  • Provide invoicing instructions to Accounting department.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • At least 7-10 years of related project management experience;
  • Registered, or eligible for registration, as a professional engineer (P.Eng.), in BC;
  • Capacity for multitasking for multiple/large-scale projects, with the ability to set team priorities;
  • Ability to manage time well, schedule tasks, and estimate timelines for project teams;
  • Thorough knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, and grammar;
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Understanding of project process and order, including procurement types;
  • Understanding of general construction techniques and materials;
  • Ability to compose letters, memos, and reports;
  • Understanding of statics and dynamics with regard to building design;
  • Ability to understand software results and troubleshoot models quickly;
  • Ability to communicate well with external project teams;
  • Ability to manage the internal project team;
  • Distribute tasks;
  • Enforce deadlines; and
  • Respond to team member issues within the projects.

What We Offer

  • A commitment to your professional development and continuous learning;
  • Flexible working hours with the ability to utilize "flex time";
  • Annual company bonus;
  • Office closure between Christmas and New Years Day;
  • A positive working atmosphere;
  • Social events and activities - we like to have fun too!;
  • Comprehensive health & dental plan; and
  • Very transit friendly location with a transit subsidy pass.

If you feel like you would be a good fit for this position, please send your resume to [email protected]. Due to the volume of applicants we will only be contacting qualified candidates.

Fast + Epp is an equal opportunity employer, embracing diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.