Building Science Consultant
Morrison Hershfield
Vancouver, BC
10h ago

Responsibilities :

  • Review design documents, shop drawings, and trade submittals prepared by third parties for conformance with good building practice with respect to water intrusion, air leakage, vapor diffusion, thermal performance and differential movement.
  • Undertake field review of both new construction and rehabilitation projects to confirm that the construction of the building envelope assemblies is proceeding in accordance with approved mock-
  • ups and design documents

  • Prepare site visit reports and use this database to generate Action Lists of outstanding deficiencies and track their resolution
  • Undertake field testing of selected elements of building envelope assemblies to confirm compliance with specified performance standards (primarily water infiltration and air leakage) and prepare reports outlining results of these tests
  • Interface with architects, general contractors and sub-trades
  • Assist in Building Envelope design and construction document development
  • Preform forensic analysis of building envelope failures
  • Conduct presentations to competing interests including working with legal professional, contractors and consultants
  • Assist in field work associated with assessment of existing buildings and the preparation of building envelope assessment reports
  • Qualifications :

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in assessing, detailing, testing and or construction building envelope systems
  • Strong understanding of advanced flashing, waterproofing, roofing, cladding, rain screens, air barriers and other related systems
  • Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Science, with a background in Building Science. PE. or Arch. state license is an plus
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Bluebeam, CAD and / or Revit, and BIM 360 is a plus
  • Project Management skills necessary for concurrent multiple projects
  • Practical knowledge of energy code, rain screen principles, air barriers and thermal performance.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with a strong customer service commitment.
  • Position requires travel
  • Job Type : Regular


    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.

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