Building Science Engineer (EIT)

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RDH Building Science Inc.
Seattle, WA, United States

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Building Science Engineer (EIT)


Portland, OR 

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Do you have a passion for Making Buildings Better? Do you want to learn from pioneers of the industry, working on a diverse array of projects? If so, join our growing team in Portland as a Building Science Engineer (EIT)!

The Building Science Engineer (EIT) role is an entry-level position primarily responsible for coordinating projects and providing building science recommendations and consultative engineering services to senior project managers. Working on existing structures with building enclosure failures, the EIT will conduct building enclosure condition assessments and lead subsequent repair and rehabilitation efforts. Working on new structures, the EIT will confirm conformance with the project documents and to perform field testing of various components of the building.  Work requires frequent interpretation of data, goals, and objectives and discussion of problems with various individuals or groups to resolve problematic situations.

The majority of work for this role will focus on construction site field review and project coordination. This position naturally leads to Professional Engineering licensure and a Project Manager role as experience and responsibilities are increased over time.

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  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering. Preference for majors in architectural, mechanical, civil or similar.
  • Strong communication skills, written, verbal, and sketching.
  • Some previous construction or project management experience is an asset but not a requirement.
  • Eligibility for EIT licensure preferred.


RDH is an employee-owned consulting firm with 250+ employees in nine offices across North America. Our core area of business is the integration of building science engineering, architecture, and construction management to optimize the performance of the building enclosure (walls, windows and roofs). Since our beginnings in 1997, we have become industry leaders in North America and continue to grow as we focus on technical excellence and delivering high-quality projects.

We offer a positive, team-oriented workplace with opportunities for professional growth, development and ownership. As well as your background, we seek alignment with RDH’s core values: 1) commit to excellence, 2) act with integrity, 3) work as a team 4) do what it takes, and 5) always learn.

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