McIntosh Perry is growing to meet demand – and we need you! As a growing multi-disciplinary engineering and related professional services firm, we are building on our strong National reputation by maintaining our commitment to ethical work practices, a quality product and exceptional service. With more than 600 employees in offices across Canada, McIntosh Perry is expanding its scope and looking for new talent to join our supportive, dynamic team. Our core values validate everything we have believed in since our company started:
Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes - Treat others as they would like to be treated
Make Momma proud - Do the right thing
Every McIntosh has a core - Be a leader
Pass. Shoot. Score. - Becoming excellent together
Did you dot the i's and cross the t's? - Personal responsibility
Don’t forget to cut the ribbon - Making a difference
If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a collaborative, hard-working and dedicated team of professionals and have fun, then this could be the right opportunity for you. For more information about McIntosh Perry, to see why it's such a great place to work and one of the fastest growing engineering firms in Canada visit our website at www.mcintoshperry.com
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
As a member of our team, your primary focus will on on construction site field review and project coordination. Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Independently plan and complete assignments;
- Assist the Project Managers with defining objectives and priorities;
- Review documentation including architectural, structural, and mechanical drawings to determine original construction detailing and identify areas of risk for water penetration, air leakage, and/or condensation.
- Conduct visual review of the building exterior and interior components, re-evaluating existing conditions. (Exterior reviews are typically conducted from ladders, swing stages, or boatswain’s chair (once proper training has been arranged)).
- Create exploratory openings within the building enclosure to allow for visual review of the underlying components for evidence of decay/deterioration and to evaluate moisture content levels of the wood or gypsum materials.
- Use independent judgment; conduct field tests of various building enclosure assemblies, including windows, walls, and skylights; and identify problems and develop testing solutions. Use independent judgement during testing to identify problems and develop testing solutions.
- Analyze and prepare written reports and presentations, fully documenting the current conditions, evaluating future risks, and providing recommendations for renewals, rehabilitation, and/or maintenance.
Field Review of Rehabilitation Projects
- Attend regular site meeting with owners, architects, contractors, developers, product manufacturers, and any other relevant parties to discuss progress of the work.
- Review and analyze mock-ups of various details and assemblies within the scope of work (e.g., window installation, metal flashing transitions, stucco application procedure, etc.).
- Review and analyze site visit reports, documenting observations and field-testing results. Provide recommendations for all deficiency items, including field sketches. Generally, field sketches provide additional detail/clarification for site issues not fully covered within the contract documents.
- Review manufacturer’s shop drawings for conformance with the project intent, performance with respect to the various building science principles, and for any scheduling of work issues.
- Creates Site Instructions and/or Proposed Change Orders for items not included in the original contract.
- Research building materials when considering alternative/new materials requested by contractors or materials considered for specific, nontypical conditions.
- Graduate from a university program, ideally in architecture, civil engineering, mechanical or related field;
- 3 to 5 years of demonstrated experience in similar role;
- Preference will be given to AScT, and EIT candidates with knowledge and application of engineering theory, pursuing their Professional Engineer Designation or Professional Engineers;
- Exceptional attention to detail and time management skills;
- Driven and ambitious, focused on meeting the deliverables and managing multiple and changing priorities, while working both independently and within a team;
- Strong written and oral communication skills;
- Demonstrated experience collaborating with contractors, architects and consultants;
- Advanced skills with MS Office Suite (including Teams, Office 365), AutoCAD
- Experience with reporting and/or data analysis considered an asset
- Possess a valid driver's license and have access to a vehicle with valid registration and insurance.
- Ability to work in all weather conditions;
- Up to date training preferred (swing stage, Working at Heights, Boatswain’s Chair), but will be provided
McIntosh Perry is an equal opportunities employer offering a competitive salary and benefits to those with the skills suited to the needs of our clients.
McIntosh Perry welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
(Referral Program Class B)