Building Science Consultant

Morrison Hershfield Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 days ago

Morrison Hershfield is a multi-disciplinary consulting engineering and management firm located throughout the US and Canada. We are a dynamic, employee-owned, team-oriented firm with a diverse project list that ensures you will be working on exciting, high-profile and challenging projects. For more than 70 years, the people at Morrison Hershfield have been the leading force behind our continuous growth and the expansion of our services.

You're creative, client-oriented and interested in working with a team of technical experts who deliver value through building science consulting services. You're looking for your ideas to be valued, learn new skills and impact the communities you live and work in. Looks like Morrison Hershfield has the perfect opportunity for you!

Kick-start your career at an organization that is proud to be a home for people committed to making a difference. You will have an opportunity to learn your craft, work on a variety of projects that range from low to hundreds of thousands in fees, develop client relationships with industry leaders and stay inspired every day through practical design and field work. Don't miss out on an opportunity to further your career and have a positive impact on your community. Apply today!

Our Building Specialty Services (BSS) group considered a leader in our industry and is one of the fastest growing service offerings at our organization that includes a diverse mix of professionals with practical design, field, and industry research and product development expertise. This group is able to seek the best projects with the best clients because they deliver tools that empower designers to create high performing buildings without compromising budget or function.

We are currently seeking a Junior Building Science Consultant for our Seattle office.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 to generate Action Lists of outstanding deficiencies and track their resolution

  • Undertake preliminary review of previously submitted drawing set to confirm the extent to which our previous comments have been incorporated

  • Attend client meeting with Senior Tech staff and write meeting memo documenting discussion around building envelope

  • 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

  • Review submittals form sub-trades

  • Assist in field work associated with assessment of existing buildings and the preparation of building envelope assessment reports

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Architecture or Structural/Mechanical/Civil Engineering or Construction related fields

  • Certifications and experience in-lieu of bachelor's degree in direct relevant fields and disciplines will be considered.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD is desirable

  • Ability to handle multiple projects with the ability to effectively prioritize

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills required

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with a strong customer service commitment

  • Strong relationship/interpersonal skills required

  • Construction review experience a plus

  • Valid driver's license and access to a vehicle

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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