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Mechanical Engineer/Energy modeler

BC Building Science Ltd.
611 Bent Crt, New Westminster, BC
$60,000–$80,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time


611 Bent Crt, New Westminster, BC

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  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Full job description

What we are looking for:

BC Building Science is looking for a Junior to Intermediate Mechanical Engineer to join our Energy Team. The main role involves energy modelling for new buildings, energy audit for existing buildings, and mechanical system assessment for new and existing buildings. The successful candidate will work with a team of mechanical / energy engineers supervised by a professional engineer.

What we expect from you:

 Minimum a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.

 Registered / eligible for registration as an Engineer-in-Training with EGBC. Having a P.Eng. designation is a bonus.

 Minimum one-year experience with IES-VE or a similar hourly energy simulation software tool.

 Field experience with building mechanical systems reviews (energy audit / field review / commissioning of HVAC).

 Good understanding of local building codes, construction methods / materials, and detailed drawings.

 Excellent communication skills with fluent English – written and oral.

What you are going to do:

 Execute energy modelling for residential, commercial, and institutional buildings.

 Perform energy audit and commissioning of building energy systems during design and construction / renovation phases.

 Prepare thermal bridging and thermal performance analysis.

 Communication and ongoing design and construction correspondence with related parties including Developers, Designers, Contractors, and Architects.

Why work with us:

BC Building Science is a professional engineering firm, specializing in building envelope and energy efficient design for the residential and commercial construction industry in British Columbia, Washington, and California. We have had continued sustainable growth over the last 25 years, through delivering high-quality and creative engineering solutions to an outstanding group of successful clients.

What to expect from us:

 A supportive, collaborative work environment.

 Camaraderie – we value our amazing team.

 Working with a qualified team of professionals.

 Exposure to a wide-range of projects in both new and renovation construction – single-family homes to both low-rise and high-rise apartment buildings.

 Fun events and activities – we like to have fun together.

 Support with your continued professional development.

 Competitive salary – depending on experience and qualifications. Salary increases are based on knowledge, motivation, and performance.

 Benefits program including extended health benefits, profit sharing, and RRSP package, and future opportunities in the Employee Share Ownership Plan.

Challenge / Bonus Question:

Which key component of a building has higher impact on its thermal energy demand: heat loss from walls, heat loss from windows, air infiltration, ventilation, or something else?

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $60,000.00-$80,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Profit sharing
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Work Location: Hybrid remote in New Westminster, BC V3M 1V3