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Field Engineer — Structural Steel

Pitt Meadows, British Columbia

A Maker

At Simpson Strong-Tie, we’ve built a workplace where people are connected and engaged in creative thinking from day one throughout their careers.

When you think of the best a family has to offer — support, collaboration and respect — that’s what we value at Simpson Strong-Tie. When there’s a win, we'll cheer you on. When there’s a snag, coworkers step in to help you out. Working on solutions together is just the way we do things here, and that creates an atmosphere that often feels like home.

At Simpson Strong-Tie, you'll find talented, passionate, dedicated, humble and genuinely kind people who are all connected by our shared mission — to provide solutions that help people design and build safer, stronger structures.

It’s this mission and our strong people-focused values that have made Simpson Strong-Tie a unique place to work for more than 60 years — a place where you can connect, create and build your career. We invite you to learn more about our culture and why our employees are our most loyal customers.


You want to be an important member of a strong team of other makers who take pride in their work and support each other.

The Field Engineer for structural steel will coordinate all sales and market development activities while working with design professionals, specifiers and steel fabricators to obtain specification of Simpson structural steel product offerings. This position is based out of our Pitt Meadows, BC branch location.

The Field Engineer will:

  • Evaluate and establish channels of distribution for sales opportunities
  • Quoting and pricing for Structural Steel products and related opportunities
  • Provide technical support for Simpson structural steel design software tool(s)
  • Assist with jobsite support for structural steel projects
  • Provide technical support to steel fabricators/detailers
  • Provide customer feedback and requests to the Market Development Manager, Product Managers and engineers
  • Assist with development and review of literature for structural steel product offerings

If career growth is important to you, we not only know how to help you with that, it’s what we love to do.

What You'll Be Doing

% Time Job Responsibilities
25% Provide technical support for getting specification for Structural Steel components offered by SST.
25% Conduct technical presentations for individuals, groups and professional associations involved in new construction and/or the upgrade of existing structural steel systems focusing on general technical knowledge as well as the advantages of specifying of Simpson products. (Training on SST design software to gain specification.)
25% Evaluate and establish channels of distribution to support sales opportunities of structural steel specifications. Including pricing and tracking of known jobs in relevant market.
15% Develop and maintain relationships with engineers, engineering firms and steel fabricators within the region.
10% Coordinate and assist with development of marketing and technical literature

Desired Skills and Experience

If you can do everything listed above, you’ve got what it takes. Perhaps some of the following would be helpful too:

  • Licensed Professional Engineer registered in British Columbia required
  • B.S. degree in Civil/Structural Engineering preferred
  • 5 years structural design experience in structural steel projects. Experiences in design of wood, masonry, and concrete.
  • 3 years computer experience (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, ACAD, Revit, various design and detailing software). Experience with using structural analysis software ETAB and RISA preferred.
  • Construction knowledge: Practical working knowledge of common steel construction methods. Familiarity with Simpson products is a plus.
  • Speaking and communication: Communicate verbally in an appropriate way for the audience he/she is speaking to. Ability to effectively present information to top management, customers, and other groups.
  • Customer focus: Quickly and effectively solve customer problems and maintain productive internal and external customer relationships. Readily re-adjust priorities to respond to pressing and changing customer needs. Recognize potentially adverse customer reactions and develop better alternatives.
  • Teamwork: Maintain a collaborative approach in dealing with other Simpson Strong-Tie employees. Demonstrate a genuine commitment to reach mutually beneficial solutions.
  • Driving record: Possess and maintain a driving record which complies with company policy.

This position requires domestic up to 50% of the time with occasional overnight stays.

This full-time, exempt position is located in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia.

Relocation is not available for this position.

This position reports to the Branch Engineering Manager at Pitt Meadows, British Columbia.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to: Human Resources 28hr@strongtie.com

Effective Date: 1/14/2021

In keeping with the Company’s commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer. This means that to the fullest extent required by local law, employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, colour, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (which provincial law may define to include gender identity/expression, transgender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, and gender stereotyping), sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, covered marital status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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