Morrison Hershfield Building Science Engineer / Architect in Burlington, Ontario

Morrison Hershfield's Building Science Group provides planning, design and construction administration services for a vast array of building types and uses. We are currently seeking a Building Science Engineer/Architect to complement our Building Sciences team in the Burlington Office to play a lead role in the delivery of building condition assessment/evaluations, air barrier consulting, project management, renewal planning etc... Due to expanding business opportunities in the Greater Toronto Area and elsewhere within the company, this position offers significant potential for growth in the areas of technical / professional development and project management.

Morrison Hershfield is committed to having an inclusive and diverse workforce, with recruitment free of discrimination, ensuring all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

  • Conducts engineering/architecture/planning options comparisons by undertaking multi-factor assessments to select preferred cost-effective alternatives.

  • Prepares contract drawings and specifications in conjunction with the project team for delivery to the client.

  • Documents study progress/results through the preparation of memos, minutes and reports as a record of events.

  • Provides direction to project team members, supports staff through verbal and written instructions and assigns work to appropriate individuals.

  • Liaises with clients to exchange information regarding project progress.

  • Provides technical judgment.

  • Conducts business development activities to secure new projects via client liaison and proposal preparation.

  • Prepares site visit reports by interpreting findings to give clear recommendations and direction to clients.

  • Reviews shop drawings and design details by analyzing for continuity and viability.

  • Certifies professional work.

  • ​​Bachelor's degree or technical college diploma in Mechanical or Structural Engineering or Architecture.

  • 4-6 years' experience in the building science industry performing building envelope investigations, building condition audits, new and rehabilitation design and facility property management consulting.

  • Understanding of sustainability as it applies to the built environment.

  • Ability to work with and lead a team of professionals, liaise with clients, contractors and municipal authorities.

  • Integrated Design Process Experience is considered an asset.

  • Interest in business development/sales and project management an asset.

Requisition #: 2016 - 3427