Morrison Hershfield

Building Science Consultant

Location US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 6 months ago(8/9/2017 8:47 AM)
Requisition #
2017 - 3591
# Positions


Morrison Hershfield's Building Science Group provides planning, design and construction administration services for a vast array of building types and uses. We are currently seeking a Building Science Consultant to complement our Building Sciences team in the Seattle Office to play a variety of roles in the delivery of building envelope design and field review, field performance testing, and building condition assessment/evaluations. Due to expanding business opportunities on the West Coast and elsewhere within the company, this position offers significant potential for growth in the areas of technical / professional development and project management.


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.


  • Perform building envelope design review and field work on new and existing buildings to ensure adherence to contract documents and good engineering practices
  • Undertake field performance testing of selected elements of building envelope assemblies to confirm compliance with specified performance standards
  • Carry out field investigation work and the diagnosis of building envelope problem and report on such
  • Coordinate work such that deliverables are achieved on time and within budget
  • Deal directly with the client and/or contractor to resolve issues and ensure positive outcome on the project; and
  • Apply engineering judgment to resolve building envelope design and construction related problems


  • Bachelor's in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering Technology, Building Science or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent).
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience, preferably in building envelope field
  • Computer skills: MS.Words, Excel; CADD/BIM is a plus.
  • Exceptional attention to details
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Self-motivated and multi-tasking ability
  • Occasional necessity to travel


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