Morrison Hershfield

Junior Building Science Consultant (Co-op/Intern)

US-WA-Seattle
4 days ago(1/12/2018 8:31 AM)
Requisition #
2018 - 3707
# Positions
2

Overview

 

At Morrison Hershfield, we recognize that there are many factors that influence career choices and that they can help make the workplace an enjoyable, fun and educational experience. That's why we've worked hard to ensure that everyone is a vital part of the Morrison Hershfield team. We are currently looking for an Intern-Coop (full time temporary position) to join our team of engineers, architects, technologists and construction trade specialists.

 

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.

 

 

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
  • 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 submittal form sub-trades
  • Assist in field work associated with assessment of existing buildings and the preparation of building envelope assessment reports
  • Assist with miscellaneous duties as needed to support the operation and administration of the office and team

 

Qualifications

 

  • 0 - 2 years of building science / building engineering experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, EXCEL, Access, PowerPoint) is critical
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD an asset
  • 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

 

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