Morrison Hershfield

Building Envelope Field Technician

Location US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/8/2017 2:37 PM)
Requisition #
2017 - 3682
# Positions


Are you looking for a challenging opportunity that will move your career forward to the next step? Come and discover what Morrison Hershfield has to offer! At Morrison Hershfield, our employees are what sets us apart.


Our Buildings Science Group is recognized as a leader in the industry across North America. We are involved in various aspects related to building envelope and building science, energy and performance modeling and include a team of engineers, architects and technologists with a broad range of experience and capabilities. We are action oriented, solution based professionals who welcome collaboration with our clients, partners and co-workers. We are currently seeking an experienced Building Science Field Technician to complement our Building Sciences team in the San Francisco Bay Area 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 in the Bay Area 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 prepare associated reports
  • 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
  • Apply engineering judgment to resolve building envelope design and construction related problems
  • Analyze and interpret heat, air and moisture flow through building enclosure systems




  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering Technology, Building Science or related field (will consider equivalent education)
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience, preferably in building envelope field
  • Computer skills: MS Word, Excel, CADD/BIM is a plus
  • Exceptional attention to details
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English
  • Self-motivated and multi-tasking ability
  • Necessity for routine travel to projects within the San Francisco Bay Area and occasionally to other projects within California



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