Manager Building Sciences, Building Envelope - Mississauga

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Mississauga

Status: Permanent

Job Reference No: 700

Job Category: Civil Engineering, Building Envelope, Building Scineces

Career Level: Senior

Number of Staff to Supervise: 8+

Work Experience: 10+ years management, Civil Engineering, BSSO, Building Sciences, Building Envelope

Industry: Building Sciences, Construction



Manager Building Envelope, Building Sciences


Job Title: Manager Building Envelope, Building Sciences

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Mississauga, Ontario

Status: Permanent

Job Category: Manager, Civil  / Structural Engineering

Career Level: Senior

Work Experience: 10+ years management, Civil Engineering, BSSO

Industry: Building Sciences, Construction



The Manager of Building Envelope, Building Sciences is responsible for overseeing the Building Sciences department within the Mississauga branch. The incumbent of this role will operate the department maintaining profitability and growth and will provide technical advice and direction for employees, clients, contractors, manufacturers and other persons with exposure to the company.

This position is responsible for the management of all Building Science Engineering-related work including but not limited to: investigation, reporting, specification preparation, quality observation and liaising with clients, contractors and manufacturers.



- Conduct and/or oversee field review/testing and data collection, design, report and specification preparation and contract administration; work may include but is not limited to the following:

- Mentor employees in all aspects of Building Science Consulting

- Resolve internal conflicts as required

- Provide training for each individual for specific duties related to each position at the office

- Coordination of Project Team

- Coordinate field data retrieval and prepare Reserve Fund Study and Capital Expenditure Plan Reports

- Coordinate field data retrieval and prepare performance audit, technical/building audit or other investigative reports complete with observations, conclusions, recommendations and repair budgets

- Coordinate field data retrieval required for the preparation of repair specifications, drawings and tendering

- Coordinate onsite quality control and adherence to prepared specifications as required

- Provide and coordinate project management and related contract administration as required

- When required, the above listed duties may include liaising with the client, contractor, manufacturer, sub-consultant and others

- Provide technical support, guidance and review of completed work prior to delivery to the client

- Promote team building, quality, public relations, enthusiasm, ethics, initiative and reliability from the Engineering employees in the Building Sciences department


- Provide input to the sales and marketing plan of the department; work with the Director of Engineering and the Manager of Sales & Marketing to identify and implement and effective plan

- Identify and regularly consult with various clients/organizations of up-coming projects where a relationship has been established

- Prepare, review and present department specific proposals; follow up on prepared proposals and identify reasons for success/failure

- Assist with the development and implementation of policies, standards and procedures for the department when requested

- Ensure work area is maintained in a clean and orderly manner and that personnel comply with the company safety policy

- Various administrative duties which include:

- Oversee all invoicing

- Preparation of proposals/RFPs

- Review inter-company billing and manage sub-contractors

- Update production meeting and log weekly

- Hire and retain staff – dismiss as required, in conjunction with the HR Manager

- Employee review and advancement

- File management and archiving

- Review job costing reports on a weekly basis and financial reports on a monthly basis and prepare corrective measures as required

- Ensure deliverables are provided to the client on time

- Perform other related duties as required or assigned by the Director of Engineering



- Bachelors degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or Building Science Engineering.

- 10+ years management experience in a consulting engineering environment managing building science or structural restoration projects

- BSSO designation is an asset

- Proficient with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite

- Ability to provide leadership to junior engineers/technicians