Building Science Project Manager

IRC Building Sciences Group, A Rimkus Company, is hiring!

We are seeking qualified candidates for the position of Building Science Project Manager at our Mississauga location. 

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.

In return for your talent and effort, IRC offers a dynamic organization with a competitive salary and benefits package, flexible work schedule and opportunities for advancement.


Conduct and supervise field review/testing and data collection, design, report and specification preparation and contract administration; work may include but is not limited to the following:

o   Collect field data and prepare Reserve Fund Studies and Capital Expenditure Plan Reports
o   Perform field investigation work and the diagnosis of building problems required to design exterior envelope remediation including exterior wall, fenestration, roof and/or structural remediation
o   Perform leak investigations of all aspects of building envelope, roofs, walls, windows and foundations
o   Performing condition assessments of multi-residential, commercial and institutional facilities
o   Collect field data required for the preparation of repair specifications, drawings and tendering
o   Conduct onsite quality control and adherence to prepared specifications
o   Provide project management and related contract administration
o   Liaise with clients, contractors and manufacturers

•          Provide technical support, guidance and review of completed work prior to delivery to the client (Branch Manager or C of A must conduct final review of work to be delivered to the client); coordinate with other IRC engineers for peer reviews and design guidance
•          Promote team building, quality, public relations, enthusiasm, ethics, initiative and reliability from employees
•          Provide periodic input to the sales and marketing plan of the department; work with Business Development Managers to identify and implement and effective plan
•          Identify and regularly consult with various clients/organizations of up-coming projects where a relationship has been established
•          Prepare, review (with department head/project manager) and present department specific proposals; follow up on prepared proposals, update proposal log and identify reasons for success/failure
•          Make contributions to the company knowledge base and procedural practices
•          Prepare proposals and quotations where required to generate sales
•          Preparation of specifications and design as required on an as needed basis; review shop drawings
•          Provide mentorship and guidance to junior staff

Duties will Include:
•          Work setting in both the office or field environment
•          Travel within the Greater Toronto Area Region
•          Measuring of building dimensions and quantifying on site and from drawings
•          Interpretation and hand drawing of in-situ construction details
•          Working at heights including accessing buildings by ladders, swing stages and mechanical lifts
•          Typical duties associated with working in a professional engineering office
•          Co-ordinate all input for time billing and job costing
•          Other tasks may be required to ensure timely completion of deadlines

Requirements & Qualifications:
•          Completion of a degree in an engineering or technology program with a focus on Building Science, Architectural, or Civil / Structural Engineering
•          Minimum of 7 years of engineering experience, with a focus on projects related to building sciences
•          Must be licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) within the Province of Ontario; additional provincial licenses are an asset
•          Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; bilingual in French is strongly preferred
•          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
•          Exceptional attention to detail, specifically in accuracy of calculations and completeness of data collection and notation
•          Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
•          Self-motivating and multi-tasking ability
•          Able to work individually and in a team setting

How to Apply
To express your interest in this position, please click here to submit your resume:
Building Science Project Manager – IRC Mississauga 
Note that while all submissions will be reviewed, only those that are to be considered for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants selected for an interview.