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Project Technologist

Building Science & Sustainability

Calgary or Edmonton, AB

Today is the day to boost your career! Pinchin is seeking a Project Technologist to join our Building Science & Sustainability team in either our Calgary or Edmonton Office.

Reporting to the Team Leader, the Project Technologist will be involved in the fast-paced world of Baseline Property Condition Assessments conducting site visits and inspections along with deficiency reporting and costing analysis.

The successful candidate will demonstrate sound knowledge and understanding of building systems including general knowledge of structure, building enclosures, mechanical and electrical systems, roofing systems, interior elements, site features, etc.

A Day in the life of a Project Technologist at Pinchin:

  • Review and complete non-invasive assessments of existing buildings and structures (roof assemblies, exterior cladding assemblies, balcony assemblies, fenestrations and parking garage structures) to determine design and remedial work options
  • Prepare written reports of findings, summarizing, collating and interpreting the results of field data and creating costing spreadsheets
  • Carry out all necessary quantity takeoffs and measurements over the course of a project to be incorporated into reporting
  • Conduct Baseline Property Condition Assessments in accordance with the ASTM standards and best construction practices at various client sites
  • Capital planning as it relates to Baseline Property Condition Assessments
  • Maintain QA/QC protocols
  • Maintain health and safety protocols as well as quality control within the group
  • Perform any other job-related duties that may be assigned

Additional you may be asked to assist with:

  • Conducting invasive building reviews and testing (ex. Roof cut tests, water / air leakage testing, etc.)
  • Provide support in the development of designs and specifications for restoration projects
  • Carry out construction reviews to ensure quality standards and design requirements are achieved for restoration projects

What you bring to the Pinchin team:

  • College Diploma in Building Science, Architectural Technology / Science, Construction Technology or Civil Engineering Technology. Bachelor of Science or Applied Science is an asset
  • Experience with building construction or maintenance is an asset
  • Knowledge of building mechanical/electrical systems and building envelope assemblies is an asset
  • Experience with Building Condition Assessments in accordance with the “ASTM Designation: E 2018 – 15 Standard Guide for Property Condition Assessments: Baseline Property Condition Assessment Process" will be considered an asset
  • Ability to read drawings and reports
  • Experience writing technical reports is an asset
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Willing to work at heights
  • Ability to safely transport and carry 20-foot extension or folding ladder, hand tools and PPE is required
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance & personal vehicle required (work related travel expenses will be compensated)
  • Availability to travel

What’s in it for you:

Of course, we offer competitive salaries and great benefits, but what makes Pinchin stand out from the crowd? Above all else, we care about our employees and the world around us! Our employees enjoy mentoring and career development programs, opportunities for community involvement including many environmental initiatives, a casual dress code, paid personal days, three weeks’ paid vacation to start, reimbursement for association membership dues, wellness spending account, social activities, team building events, corporate hotel rates and much more! All of this and more in an inclusive, dynamic work environment! Take a look to see all Pinchin has to offer: Pinchin Benefits

Please note that our recruitment process may involve online testing, depending on the position. As an employee of Pinchin, you will be required by our clients to undergo security clearances and, periodically, drug and alcohol testing in order to gain access to certain job sites. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Pinchin however, only those selected to continue will be contacted.

As a condition of employment, selected candidates for operations positions will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 in order to meet client vaccination mandate requirements.

** No agency phone calls please**

Why Pinchin?

At Pinchin, our employees are the heart of our business. If you’re ready to build on your technical and project management skills, we have the resources and subject matter experts to support your career growth. We provide a dynamic and forward-thinking culture that is based on integrity, respect, social responsibility and a passion for learning.

About Us

Pinchin Ltd. is a multidisciplinary consulting firm that provides a wide range of engineering, building sciences, geosciences, environmental, and occupational health and safety solutions across Canada. We are committed to employment practices that promote a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you require reasonable accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please inform us.

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