Intermediate Building Code Consultant

Vancouver, BC

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

We’re looking to expand our Vancouver team by adding a skilled Intermediate Building Code Consultant who can review, develop and document approaches to building code compliance in Fire Protection and Life Safety Building Code reports.

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 it is a great time to join us.

About the Company

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. 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 Certified Professional 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: Our office is modern, bright, spacious, comfortable and situated in downtown Vancouver. Easily accessible by public transport and the Beatty Street bike path. Our office is conveniently located close to the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain station, nearby parking, Robson’s cafes and restaurants, BC Place, Roger’s Arena.

HEALTH & WELLNESS : Extended health benefits. Wellness programs that include yoga and outdoor fitness with personal trainers. Team events, holiday parties and Whistler retreats. At LMDG, we proudly take care of our own-and others.

About the position

As an Intermediate Fire Protection and Life Safety Building Code Consultant, you will review drawings, reports and conduct other research to identify building codes issues and develop approaches to demonstrate compliance, including performance-based approaches and then document them in Fire Protection and Life Safety Building Code reports and code compliance drawings. You will also attend project meetings, conduct site visits and field reviews and assist on Certified Professional and other projects.

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


  • Professional engineer, Registered Architect or technologist (or training/eligible to become one)
  • Minimum two years of relevant experience
  • Good working knowledge of Part 3 of the National Building Code of Canada and/or the International Building Code in the US as well as the fire protection principles and background that form the basis of these codes.
  • The ability to apply fire protection engineering methods to develop alternative solutions to building code compliance issues.
  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proficiency with CAD
  • Experience with computer modeling applications such as FDS and Pathfinder would be an asset
  • Good interpersonal, client-relations skills.

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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