Struct.Eng. Registration with Engineers and Geoscientists B.C.

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This seminar will both insight into the process of becoming a Designated Structural Engineer (Struct.Eng.) and a detailed look into the SE exam path to licensure.

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Becoming a Designated Structural Engineer (Struct.Eng.) represents the last step for those who wish to assume full responsibility for the primary structural system and become the structural engineer of record for part 3 buildings built in Vancouver and Burnaby. Requirements for the designation takes significant time, skill, and experience to meet.

This seminar will provide both insight into the entire process through the viewpoint of an SEABC director and a detailed look into the SE exam path to licensure.


Adrian Gygax, P.Eng., Struct.Eng., MIStructE

Adrian has been a structural engineer for over 30 years. He was first employed by a consulting firm in Vancouver and then for 13 years with the international engineering firm, Electrowatt Engineering Ltd. Adrian was involved with a wide variety of large infrastructure projects which took him for extended stays in Switzerland, West Africa and South-east Asia. Direct responsibility for all structural engineering aspects of the project has been the common feature of his professional experience. Outside of work, he serves as a director of SEABC and volunteers his time with the applicant interview panel at Engineers and Geoscientists BC.

Adam Williams, P.Eng., PE, SE

Adam is a graduate with a master’s degree in civil engineering from Imperial College, London, England. Prior to joining GEA, he gained experience working on structural design and construction inspection with the post-tensioning contractor Freyssinet in the UK, and then with Associated Engineering, in Vancouver, where he has lived since 2007. With GEA since 2011, Adam’s responsibilities include structural design and contract document preparation, and conducting regular structural field reviews. He has led design teams on significant projects in the hydropower, municipal, and industrial sectors.


Wednesday, October 9
Refreshments: 5:30 PM
Presentation: 6:00 PM
Followed by an after event social at the Lennox Pub nearby


Room C400, UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver