Engineering Technologist

30 Forensic Engineering has been serving the insurance and legal industries for 16 years and is one of Canada’s largest and most respected multi-disciplinary forensic firms. Our core team of 65 Professional Investigators, Engineering Technicians and support staff is enhanced through relationships with some of the top scientists, standard-makers and specialized consultants in North America.

We provide world-class engineering and consulting expertise in:

Civil/Structural Failure
Building and Fire Code
Geotechnical and Mining
Biomechanics Personal Injury
Human Factors
Collision Reconstruction
Transportation Safety
Renewable Energy
Environmental Health & Safety
Multi-disciplinary Remediation
Materials & Product Failure / Piping & HVAC
Fire / Electrical & Explosion investigations

Our corporate philosophy is based on providing an unparalleled combination of technical excellence, powerful reporting and professional service. That, combined with our commitment to ethical practice, has quickly established us as the preeminent forensic firm in Canada servicing the legal and insurance industries.  The firm is progressive in its management practices and is committed to implement systems and protocols that will support ongoing growth. 

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work on diverse, challenging and engaging projects and to fast track your career? If you want to be a part of this fun, exciting, growing firm and contribute your skills, knowledge and abilities to our diverse and growing group of professionals, we are looking for you.


The Engineering Technologist will report directly into the Manager of the group and will be an integral part of the engineering team by developing and preparing accurate engineering drawings from field measurements, sketches, calculations, specification sheets and other data in an efficient and professional manner.  The Engineering Technologist is responsible for support during on-site engineering examinations, including but not limited to surveying and 3D laser scanning.

Role responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Operate standard computer-assisted design (AutoCAD) in various capacities
  • Develop and prepare engineering designs and drawings from field measurements, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data
  • Provide additional engineering support on site examinations including using Total Station survey equipment and 3D Laser Scanner Survey
  • Develop and prepare geometric analysis and evidentiary drawings
  • Produce drawing sets for building application submissions
  • Check and verify drawings to conform to specifications and provided data
  • Communicate and consult with engineers to resolve any drawing issues
  • Perform additional duties as required


  • Completion of three year college program in Civil Engineering Technology or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years AutoCAD experience
  • Minimum of 1 year Total Station experience
  • Previous experience with PC Crash an asset
  • Previous experience in a professional services industry as an Engineering Technologist beneficial
  • Knowledge of current applicable Building Codes beneficial
  • 3D Laser scanner survey experience an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel)
  • Experience with software programs (or similar software) an asset: FARO Scene, Kubit, Photoshop
  • Ability to identify and support needs of internal client base
  • Registration or eligibility for registration in OACETT as a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) is required
  • A valid driver’s license is required

Competencies and Attributes:

  • Proficiency and desire in learning new computer applications
  • Highly ethical work standards, with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to internally manage expectations, timelines, and budgets
  • Self-motivated and ability to self-manage
  • Capacity for learning
  • Capability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively – both oral and written

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their cover letter and resume to: sdobrenan@30fe.com
We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those qualified for the position will be contacted.

The Canadian Lawyer Magazine readership acknowledged 30 Forensic Engineering as their top choice in both forensic engineering categories: