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Building Science Engineer (Senior)

Building Science Engineer (Senior)

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure in Ontario, Canada is currently seeking a Senior Building Science Engineer with 15+ years of relevant experience to be located in the London/Cambridge area.


Key Responsibilities

  • Review building envelope systems on new construction of industrial, commercial and institutional buildings
  • Carry out building envelope, field inspection and testing
  • Perform site investigations, evaluations and retrofit and restoration of designs of existing building envelope systems
  • Prepare proposals, cost estimates and tender documents
  • Perform building condition assessments for commercial and industrial facilities
  • Administer contracts and manage projects
  • Effectively communicate with clients, team staff and management
  • Initiate in the development of new business

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Structural Engineering from an accredited Canadian University
  • 15+ years of relevant experience
  • Currently registered as a P.Eng. with the Professional Engineers of Ontario
  • Knowledgeable in the field of building sciences and thermal performance analysis
  • Experienced with building envelope design, construction methods and materials
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledgeable with the Ontario Building Code and other relevant building envelope standards
  • Experienced in design for retrofit construction
  • Experienced in preparation of tender document plans and specifications
  • Experienced in site reviews and contracts administration
  • Knowledgeable with service life analysis and costing for structural and building envelope component repairs and/or replacement
  • Sound project management skills in areas of cost control, administration, planning and client relationships
  • Proven business development success
  • Experience with structural systems, including steel, concrete, wood and masonry
  • Certified as welding inspector with the Canadian Welding Bureau an asset
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada at time of application

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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