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Building Science Engineering Intern

Specializing in structural engineering, building science, structural restoration, structural glass and faxc3xa7ade engineering and parking facility design and restoration, RJC Engineers is one of North America’s leading engineering firms. With a staff of more than 500 employees in eleven locations across the country, we offer highly personalized service at the local level with the expertise, depth and resources of a large, national firm.
We are proud of our ability to balance creativity with practicality to help our clients achieve their vision. To us, creativity means working collaboratively to find distinctive and effective solutions for every project, developing new techniques and processes when called for, and knowing how and when to adapt proven methods and apply the most beneficial technology. Creativity starts with the ingenuity of our people.
We have a culture of learning and facilitating growth of skills and capabilities; of helping our people fulfill their potential through coaching, teamwork, challenging work assignments and open communications. We strongly believe that if you feel engaged and driven to excel, you will enjoy your daily work experience, and that will result in a level of service that will keep our clients coming back.
Key Responsibilities:
Primary duties include, but are not limited to:
Site investigation and evaluation of existing building envelopes
Preparation of reports and studies
Preparation of drawings and specifications for various exterior wall and roofing retrofit / rehabilitation projects
Design and analysis of wall and roofing systems to determine effective repair alternatives
Work with a Project Engineer/Technologist within the project team environment from conceptual and preliminary stages of the project design through to its completion
Coordination with other engineering and architectural disciplines
Contract administration/construction review while implementing the retrofit/rehabilitation work
Client liaison
Professional Qualifications:
EDUCATION:
Civil Engineering Degree from an accredited university. Preference for those candidates with completed courses in Building Science and Project Management
Registered (or eligible for registration) as an Engineer-In-Training with PEO.
EXPERIENCE:
0 – 4 years previous experience in Building Science. Experience in a consulting firm environment considered an asset.
SKILLS:
Committed to client service and technical excellence
Previous jobsite experience and trade skills highly desirable
Team player with ability to work independently with minimum direction
Fast learner with a keen eye for detail and the desire to grow professionally and personally
Inquisitive, clear thinker who can determine what is required and can draw rational conclusions from available information
Hard worker, ready to assume responsibility quickly and have fun at the same time
Demonstrated effective communication skills – both written and verbal
Ability to conceptualize in three dimensions
Aptitude for working with existing facilities and comfortable working at heights
Valid driver’s license and use of a vehicle
*This position includes a comprehensive group benefits package, discretionary performance bonuses and annual salary reviews.
If you think you have what it takes to join our team, please submit your resume and cover the link below: www.rjc.ca/careers
Job Type: Full-time