• Building Sciences Engineer - P.Eng Richmond
  • Rimkus in Richmond, , Canada
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

Rimkus (www.rimkus.com) is a worldwide leader in Engineering and Technical Consulting. Rimkus experts specialize in building envelope, structural engineering, MEP services, pavement engineering, forensic consulting, dispute resolution, construction management services, and solutions built for the environment, and help develop better products and processes for the consumer, industrial, and healthcare industries. NOW IS THE TIME to join this growing and stable company.


In this position you will apply your technical knowledge to evaluate existing buildings and design solutions for the complex and unique problems of our clients. Projects will include a mix of residential, multi-family, and commercial projects, with an emphasis on repair of damage from fire, wind, flood, and impacts, as well as adaptive reuse of older buildings, and enhancements to existing facilities to accommodate changes in use and implementation of equipment and machinery. You must be able to balance several... projects simultaneously and be detail orientated. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential.

Essential Job Functions
• Lead and oversee the design, analysis, and implementation of building sciences engineering projects.
• Collaborate with architects, structural engineers, and project managers to integrate building science principles into the design process for various types of construction projects, such as residential, commercial, and institutional buildings.
• Perform on-site evaluations and assessments of existing buildings to identify potential concerns.
• Analyze and interpret building condition assessments to identify areas of concern and implement corrective measures.
• Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in building science, green building technologies, and code standards.
• Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers and technicians.
• Prepare technical reports, feasibility studies, and work with the Business Development team to prepare proposals for building science projects.
• Measuring of building dimensions and quantifying on site and from drawings.
• Interpretation and hand drawing of in-situ construction details.
• Client interfacing, as required.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Experience, Education And Certifications
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, with a focus on Building Science.
• Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation.
• Minimum of 5+ years of engineering experience, with a focus on projects related to Building Science.
• Experience with client relations.
• Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation are required.

Required Skills And Abilities
• Knowledge in areas related to building science such as thermodynamics, heat transfer, and psychometrics.
• Understanding of building construction, including methods, materials, and systems is required.
• Proficiency with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Exceptional attention to detail, specifically in accuracy of calculations and completeness of data collection and notation.
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
• Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
• Self-motivating and able to multi-task.
• Ability to act with business integrity and professionalism.
• Ability to provide leadership to junior engineers and technicians.

Physical Demands, Overtime, And Travel Requirements

Physical Demands – Work is performed both in an office setting and at outside locations (i.e. industrial, construction and/or residential sites). The employee is frequently required to stand, walk on sloped and flat roofs, sit, climb ladders, bend, climb inside attics, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, hear, and drive a motor vehicle to client sites or job sites. Working at heights, including accessing buildings by ladders, swing stages, and mechanical lifts will be necessary. The employee may lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Clear vision and depth perception are also necessary. The employee must be sharp, focused, and alert when conducting inspections, speaking, and interacting with clients, preparing drawings and written reports.

Overtime – This position is classified as exempt. There will be some occasions where overtime (or working after normal business hours) will be required to meet the demands of the position.

Travel – This position requires up to 50% local area travel. Some out-of-area and overnight travel may be required.

At Rimkus, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel valued and respected. We are committed to creating a work environment that supports and celebrates the unique perspectives and experiences of all employees. If you share our commitment to diversity and inclusivity and are excited about joining a welcoming and supportive team, we encourage you to apply for our open positions. We are an equal-opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants selected for an interview.


Join Rimkus and unlock your potential with endless opportunities for growth, learning, and making a difference
Richmond BC


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