Celebrating a legacy and looking towards a bright future of creative thinking and technical excellence in building structure and enclosure engineering with the addition of five new Principals and eight new Associates.

Today, RJC Engineers (RJC), a renowned national employee-owned engineering firm, has announced the appointment of five Principals and eight Associates to the company’s leadership in 2024. This strategic move further propels innovation within the organization, solidifying RJC's commitment to excellence. Collectively, the newly appointed Principals and Associates showcase RJC's remarkable talent, extensive experience, and expertise in a diverse range of disciplines including structural engineering, building science, structural restoration, structural glass and façade engineering, parking facility design, and building energy modelling.

As previously announced, the City of Vernon has chosen the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) model to carry out the design and construction of Vernon’s Active Living Centre (ALC) – a new multi-purpose indoor recreation centre which is anticipated to open in the Fall of 2026. The IPD model merges the facility owner, architect, general contractor, and other trade partners early on in the development process to form a project team that conducts a project validation phase and carries out a preliminary design, intensive cost estimating, timing of construction, and ultimately agree on a target cost to owner.

Every year, students have an opportunity to showcase their skills by submitting a project to the Andy Kesteloo Memorial Project Award through Canada Green Building Council. Presented in memory of a visionary green building advocate, the award goes to a student project that demonstrates leadership, innovation, and a creative vision for the future of sustainable design in the field of green building and communities.

The 2023 award went to a student team led by Danielle Arciaga from Simon Fraser University (SFU who is a Building Performance Engineer with RJC Engineers,  for an ambitious project: the decarbonization of the Discovery 1 Building at SFU’s Burnaby campus. Danielle’s group members included Gurvaani Dhani, Manin Khunger, Simran Pandher, and Clara Park.