Website Wood

Junior Building Science Specialist Job Highlights

Title Junior Building Science Specialist
Type Full Time
Experience 7 Years
Function Research/Analyst/IT
Location Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Company Wood

Company Profile

Wood provides performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil/gas, power/process, environment and infrastructure, renewable, mining, and general industrial sectors.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Junior Building Science Specialist to join the Canada Infrastructure Built Environment group.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil/Structural Engineering, Building Science, Architectural Science, or Applied Science
  • Certified as welding inspector with the Canadian Welding Bureau (an asset)
  • Currently registered as a P.Eng. with the Professional Engineers of Ontario

Work Experience

  • Possess a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with structural systems, including steel, concrete, wood, and masonry
  • Experienced in design for retrofit construction
  • Experienced in preparation of tender document plans and specifications
  • Experienced in site reviews and contracts administration
  • Experienced with building envelope design, construction methods, and materials


  • Administer contracts and manage projects
  • Carry out building envelope, field inspection, testing, and reporting
  • Effectively communicate with clients, team staff, and management
  • Initiate in the development of new business
  • Perform Building Condition Assessments (BCA) for existing buildings
  • Perform site investigations, evaluations, and retrofit and restoration of designs of existing building envelope systems
  • Prepare proposals, cost estimates, and tender documents
  • Review building envelope systems on new construction of municipal, healthcare, commercial, transit, and industrial projects


  • Building Science Specialist (BSS) professional is considered a plus
  • Knowledgeable in the field of building sciences and thermal performance analysis
  • Knowledgeable of CAD tools
  • Knowledgeable with service life analysis and costing for structural and building envelope component repairs or replacement
  • Knowledgeable of the Ontario Building Code and other relevant building envelope standards
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada at the time of application
  • Proven business development success
  • Sound project management skills in areas of cost control, administration, planning, and client relationships
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Valid driver license

Employer’s Statement

Wood is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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