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30 Forensic Engineering Expands Vancouver Office Civil/Structural & Building Science Group with the Appointment of Rakan Jaber M.Eng.


September 24, 2021   by -30- Forensic Engineering

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VANCOUVER, BC, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021 /insPRESS/ – 30 Forensic Engineering, Canada’s leading multidisciplinary forensic firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rakan Jaber M.Eng. as Associate, within the Civil/Structural & Building Science group. Rakan joins the 30 Forensic Engineering Vancouver office and will be a great local technical resource to our Western Canada clients.

Rakan started his career in the building construction industry providing consultation for concrete residential buildings. During his time as a building envelope consultant, he was engaged in multiple building enclosure failure investigations related to water infiltration and defects in roofing systems and various wall assemblies. His expertise also includes building enclosure condition assessments, facility management, warranty reviews, and multitude of rehabilitation projects, providing contract and construction administration, producing design drawings and specifications, conducting field reviews, and developing technical reports. He also has experience in ventilation, indoor air quality, energy management, and sustainability. Rakan has graduated with distinction in Master of Engineering in Building Science at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), specializing in hygrothermal, air flow, and energy analysis of building enclosures.

SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Civil Engineering – Building Science, Building Enclosure, and Structures
  • Building Enclosure Condition Assessments
  • Building Enclosure Rehabilitation
  • Contract / Construction Administration, and Tendering
  • Construction Specifications and Design Drawings
  • Infrared Thermography – Level 1

Terrence Holder B.Eng., M.A.Sc., BSSO, P.Eng., Practice Lead, Civil/Structural & Building Science group states: “Rakan Jaber is our latest professional expert to join 30 Forensic Engineering to enhance the Civil Structural & Building Science group.  His primary focus is in the area of Building Science, but he can also blend that knowledge and understanding with structural losses.  Rakan is based in our Vancouver office and has been the “go-to” expert where he has either undertaken with the tutelage of other professional engineers or worked in collaboration with other experts on commercial, municipal and residential losses.  Rakan takes initiative and exudes confidence, and also has a querying mind; traits that that are emblematic of a successful an upcoming engineer. Welcome to the team Rakan.”

“Rakan is a welcome addition to the 30 Forensic Engineering Vancouver Office as I believe that there is more opportunity to assist our clients with an increased local presence. His wealth of practical Building Science knowledge and experience conducting building enclosure failure investigations in roofing systems and various wall assemblies is a great compliment to our growing team in Western Canada. With 65+ experts and support staff, working from 4 offices in 3 provinces (British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario), it is really exciting to see that 30 Forensic Engineering continues to attract the best and brightest professionals in the industry.” says Chad Gooyers Ph.D., Regional Director—Western Canada & Senior Associate, Biomechanics & Personal Injury.

About 30 Forensic Engineering

30 Forensic Engineering is one of Canada’s largest and most respected multi-disciplinary forensic firms. Our core team of 65 professional engineers, experts, investigators, engineering technicians and support staff is enhanced through relationships with some of the top scientists, standard-makers and specialized consultants in North America serving a wide variety of industries including: Insurance, Manufacturing, Legal, Construction, Health Care, Commercial and Residential Property, Financial, Government, Hospitality, Mining, Renewable Energy and Transportation.

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
Trucking

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

For further information and media inquiries, please contact:

Paul Aquino, Director, Marketing
paquino@30fe.com

For confidential inquiries on becoming a member of the 30 Forensic Engineering team, please contact:

Stephanie d’Obrenan, Director, Human Resources
sdobrenan@30fe.com

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