Careers

Energy Engineer

What we are looking for:

BC Building Science is looking for an Intermediate Energy Engineer to join our successful team.  The main role involves supportive energy modelling and commissioning services for new and existing buildings.  The successful candidate will be supervised by a professional engineer.

 

Why work with us:

BC Building Science is a professional engineering firm, specializing in building envelope and energy efficient design for the residential and commercial construction industry in British Columbia, Washington, and California.  We have had continued sustainable growth over the last 25 years, through delivering high-quality and creative engineering solutions to an outstanding group of successful clients.

 

What to expect from us:

  • A supportive and fun environment.
  • Camaraderie – we value our amazing team.
  • Qualified team of professionals.
  • Fun events and activities – yes, we like to have fun together.
  • Support on your professional development.

 

What we expect from you:

  • Minimum a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering;
  • Strong understanding of building HVAC systems and related standards;
  • Minimum one-year full-time experience with IES-VE or similar energy simulation software tools;
  • Minimum one-year full-time field experience with building HVAC systems (field review / commissioning);
  • Full understanding of local building codes, construction methods / materials, and detailed drawings;
  • Skilled in technical writing and have excellent communication skills – written and oral;
  • Be an excellent team player as part of the energy efficiency team;

 

Having experience in design of HVAC systems, thermal bridging calculations, building quantity take-offs, or designations such as P.Eng., BEMP, LEED AP is a bonus.

 

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary – depending on experience and qualifications,
  • Salary increases opportunity – based on the individual’s knowledge, motivation, and performance.
  • Extended health benefits program
  • Profit sharing
  • RRSP package.

 

What you are going to do:

  • Performing energy modelling for residential towers, and commercial and institutional buildings;
  • Performing commissioning of building HVAC systems during design and construction phases;
  • Thermal bridging and thermal performance analysis; and
  • Communication and ongoing design and construction correspondence with related parties including Developers, Designers, Contractors, and Architects.

 

Challenge / Bonus Question:

Which building consumes less energy:  A building designed to ASHRAE 90.1-16 or Energy Step Code – Step 1?

 

Please apply on Indeed

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