Intermediate Building Code Consultant

Toronto, ON

Are you looking for a more rewarding career and workplace? Look no further…

Are you a P.Eng., Registered Architect or Technologist (or training/eligible to become one) who enjoys rigid structure, ridiculous hours, isolation in cubicles, limited access to projects, and doing the same thing every day? If so, this is NOT the job for you. We are a decidedly different firm and now is a great time to join us!

We’re looking to expand our Toronto team by adding a skilled Intermediate or Senior Building Code Consultant who can review, develop, and document approaches to building code compliance related to Fire Protection and Life Safety Building Code requirements. This role will be primarily in support of our work with architectural, developer, and institutional clients.

About LMDG

Founded in 1988, LMDG is a well-established firm specializing in fire protection and life safety building code consulting. Our solid reputation is founded on decades of satisfied clients, participation on Code and Standards committees, and work with enforcement authorities. Our offices in Vancouver and Toronto serve an ever-growing portfolio of clients including leading architects, engineers, building owners, developers, contractors, government agencies, insurers, and lawyers.

Why you’ll love working with us

ACCELERATED GROWTH: While siloed, compartmentalized firms limit your development, our collaborative work style GUARANTEES you access and exposure to a wide variety of projects. As our new consultant, we will quickly get you up to speed, invest in your training and participation in seminars, conferences and technical associations and continuously support you in realizing your full potential. As we promote from within, you won’t have any career limits. The type of professional growth and development we offer simply doesn’t happen in larger firms.

DIVERSITY OF INTERESTING PROJECTS: Commercial and residential. Transportation and government. Healthcare and academic. Sports, cultural, heritage and AHJ projects. We do it all, and you will too.

EXCELLENT ATMOSPHERE: Our company culture is positive, smart and highly collaborative. We are a tight-knit, likeminded team that encourages open communication, collaboration and idea sharing. As an employee-owned firm, we’re insulated from traditional external interests and pressures. It just adds up to a more inspired and rewarding environment than you’ll find anywhere else.

GREAT OFFICE & LOCATION: Situated in west Toronto, our office is bright, spacious, comfortable, and safe. Accessible by public transport and the 427 and QEW/Gardiner, our office is conveniently located close to the Sherway Gardens, restaurants, and shopping with loads of free parking.

HEALTH & WELLNESS: Extended health benefits. Wellness programs. Team events, holiday parties and Whistler retreats. At LMDG, we proudly take care of our own.

About the position

This work will include reviewing plans, meeting with clients and AHJ’s, developing and presenting strategies and alternative solutions for compliance with applicable building code requirements, and conducting other research to identify building codes issues and evaluate compliance with the fire protection and life safety aspects of the National Building Code and the Ontario Building Code.

In this role, you will enjoy competitive compensation, achievable bonuses, benefits, ongoing professional development and opportunities for advancement.

You and your skills

  • Professional Engineer, Registered Architect or Technologist (or training/eligible to become one) and/or BCIN qualified for complex buildings
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Good working knowledge of Part 3 of the National Building Code of Canada and/or Ontario Building Code as well as the fire protection principles and background that form the basis of these codes
  • Ability to understand and discuss complicated issues with owners, tenants, contractors, and designers
  • Ability to read and comprehend architectural drawings and site plans
  • Drivers license and regular access to a vehicle
  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu and/or other PDF mark-up and editing applications
  • Good interpersonal and client-relation skills and you’re a team player

If this sounds like you, don’t be left wondering about what could have been. This is an exciting, quality organization that will treat you with the respect you deserve. Apply now and explore this great career opportunity!

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