Project Leader - Building Science

Ottawa, ON 2020/08/26

Engineering Consulting / Buildings & Structures / Building Science

Job Title:

Project Leader – Building Science


P.Eng or EIT


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Applied Science, or equivalent

Job Summary:

Our client is a leading Structural Engineering firm with an extensive and long standing client roster consisting of top architects, owners, developers, public and institutional partners is seeking a Project Leader (Building Science) for a progressive role within their firm, located in Ottawa, Ontario.
Even amidst the pandemic, the firm is experiencing robust growth for their innovative and quality driven design and project services, but seeks an experienced Project Manager to oversee a diversity of restorative and rehabilitative building projects with an emphasis on building science (envelope, roofing, curtain walls, windows, balconies, parking garages etc.).

The ideal candidate will work directly with the Principal and Associate of the Restoration Group in their Eastern Ontario regional office, assisting with preparation of proposals; design and contract administration of restoration projects.

Additionally, they will also be expected to provide guidance and mentoring to Intermediate and Junior Engineers; conducting site investigations; designing and preparing restorations specifications and drawings; tendering work and managing large-scale restoration projects from cradle to grave.

The company provides functional, sustainable and value focused projects utilizing leading edge tools and technologies.  As one of the first Consulting firms to utilize, implement and incorporate BIM and 3D modelling and design, as early adopters they have successfully built a leading reputation with architects and builders with this domain expertise. 

Job Duties:

  • Preparation of proposals
  • Quality review of reports and designs
  • Managing large scale restoration projects (exceeding $1M construction value)
  • Communicating with clients to manage relationships and assist with expanding business to win future projects


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Applied Science, or equivalent
  • 5-10+ years of industry experience with an emphasis on restoration and rehabilitation principles
  • Must have Project Management experience within a Consulting environment
  • Ability and willingness to guide and mentor junior engineers and technicians/technologists
  • Preparing reports and designs for large restoration projects
  • Client management and liaison

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