Operations Manager, Building Science

Calgary, AB | Edmonton, AB 2019/11/14

Engineering Consulting / Buildings & Structures / Building Science

Job Title:

Operations Manager, Building Science


•    P. Eng, CET, or registered Architect
•    Registered Roof Observer (RRO) designation would be an asset


•    Degree from an accredited University within a related field

Job Summary:

Our client is seeking an Operations Manager to join their team in either Calgary or Edmonton, Alberta. The successful individual will be an experienced Operations Manager who can provide forward-thinking leadership for the growing Building Science Group.

The Building Science Group provides integrated solutions to residential, institutional, industrial and commercial clients who require reliable and cost effective systems in both new and retrofit facilities. The combined skills of engineers, architects, technicians and support personnel with their diverse backgrounds in design, project management, and construction provide clients with a team recognized as leaders in the field.

Job Duties:

Financial and Administrative Responsibilities
•    Demonstrating good business knowledge and awareness of financial implications of project decisions
•    Ensuring that group budgets are prepared on time and that profit and utilization targets are met
•    Ensuring that direct and indirect reports submit internal reporting information on a timely basis (e.g. time entry, expense reports, pre-bills, etc.)
•    Tracking monthly group performance (client satisfaction; revenue/profit; A/R; WIP; billings; etc.)

Supervision and Training of Project Managers, Coordinators and Technologists
•    Ensuring the well-being and safety of employees at all work sites
•    Performance measurement and discipline
•    Coordinating group resources, including employee allocation, equipment control and maintenance, vacation scheduling, weekend resources, etc.
•    Providing technical assistance to employees under supervision
•    Liaison between clients and employees
•    Supervising employees and monitoring their job proficiency and quality
•    Ensuring employees are trained in, and maintain, company procedures and programs
•    Working with employees to develop and instill goals

Coordination of Project Activities
•    Assigning work to employees as appropriate
•    Overseeing preparation of contract documents
•    Coordinating work and client contacts with other groups within the Company

Maintaining Quality Control
•    Reviewing the work of employees and colleagues to ensure it meets the standards established
•    Reviewing your own work prior to submitting for quality review
•    Making suggestions to continually improve work quality


•    Degree from an accredited University within a related field
•    P. Eng. or eligibility for P. Eng. status, or registered Architect
•    Registered Roof Observer (RRO) designation would be an asset
•    10 or more years of relevant experience with building envelope assessment and restoration design
•    Excellent communication skills, professional presentation, and technical expertise
•    Excellent writing skills and a high level of attention to detail
•    Familiarity with invoicing, budgeting, and other areas of project related financial management
•    Experience with business development initiatives and client interaction
•    Proven group management experience


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