Morrison Hershfield Building Science Consultant in Burnaby, British Columbia

Morrison Hershfield's Building Performance Analysis department is looking for a self-motivated and technically focused individual to join our team. The successful candidate will have a career focus on becoming a recognized technical leader in hygrothermal analysis and Building Science. The candidate will be an integral part our Building Science team, which is characterized by a strong and recognizable brand name in the North American building engineering industry. The candidate will have opportunities to expand their design, construction, analytical, project management, and research experience while working with the right tools to evaluate the performance of the building envelope. The candidate will be fully supported in their professional development and this position offers significant potential for growth for a candidate that has a long term vision, the right skills and appitude, and drive to become an industry leader.

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.

  • Hygrothermal analysis to evaluate the performance of building envelope assemblies for R&D, aid in the design of new or retrofit construction projects, and product evaluations for manufacturers.

  • Develop heat transfer models to evaluate the thermal transmittance and dynamic response of building envelope components (2D and 3D).

  • Provide independent field and design review of the building envelope components for new-construction.

  • Assist with field investigation and condition assessments of the building envelope for existing buildings.

  • Perform in-situ testing of building envelope components and glazing.

  • Field instrumentation and monitoring of building envelope assemblies.

  • Strive to become a technical champion and resource for internal and external clients with regard to hygrothermal analysis of the building envelope.

  • Assist in developing company-wide tools and resources.

  • Act as the primary contact for direct and indirect clients.

  • Apply engineering judgment to resolve building envelope design and construction related problems.

  • Write technical white papers and present to external audiences.

  • Engineering degree with a specilization in building science.

  • Knowledge and experience with heat-air-moisture modeling of building envelope assemblies (WUFI, DELPHIN, CHAMPS, hygIRC).

  • Knowledge and experience with Finite Element Analysis (Nx, Solidworks, ANSYS, etc).

  • Practical knowledge of building construction and systems.

  • Self-motivated and multi-tasker, excellent time management skills, and excellent communicaiton skills (written, oral).

  • Attention to detail.

  • Strong consensus building skills and team approach.

  • P.Eng. or working towards registration.

Requisition #: 2016 - 3428