Jacob Kachuba

Civil Engineer and President

Jacob Kachuba is a civil engineer and Building Science specialist who has worked on over 350 residential and commercial projects throughout the GTHA. Outside of the GTHA, he worked on Canada’s largest cement plant in Exshaw, Alberta and North America’s largest cement single line kiln in Ste. Geneviece, Missouri.

Jacob started Tignum Design and Engineering Inc. in 2013, focusing on providing clients with structural engineering services. Today, Tignum is a multi-disciplinary firm offering clients a full range of building design services. He is also the founder of sister company Contignum, which offers clients the ability to Design-Engineer-Build.

  1. Ryerson University - B.Eng. - 2006
  2. University of Toronto - M.Eng. - 2010
  1. Professional Engineer - Ontario (P.Eng)
  2. Certified Welding Inspector - Level 1 to CSA W47.1/W59
  3. Building Science Specialist (BSS)
  4. CISC - Accredited Steel Connections Designer - Conventional Construction
  5. CISC - Accredited Steel Inspector
  6. University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies - Building Science
  7. Osgoode Law School Professional Development - Certificate in Construction Law
  8. Osgoode Law School Professional Development - Certificate in Adjudication for Administrative Agencies, Boards and Tribunals