Are you a Building Enclosure Engineer looking to work on exciting projects for a variety of clients? Are you hard working, detail oriented and like to play a role in excellent project delivery?  Would you like to utilize your knowledge and experience to contribute to the completion of building restoration and new construction projects for our clients?  If so, we want to hear from you!

A Little About Us

At ISL, we share an enthusiasm for community infrastructure. From planning through to design and construction management, we create nimble teams to tackle the unique requirements of every project. Our technical expertise encompasses transportation, land use planning, civil engineering, municipal, landscape architecture, heritage services, environmental management, water, structural, community engagement, geomatics, construction services and 3D visualization. Just the right size, ISL delivers on complex projects while being small enough to maintain strong, cohesive project teams and personal client attention and service.

ISL’s Building Enclosure Team proudly tackles some of the most interesting buildings projects in and around Calgary and Canmore as well as helps to support work across all ISL offices.  What you can expect in working with us is:
  • Variety of Clients – we work with various Institutional and commercial clients, property managers, condominium boards, and government clients such as Parks Canada and Alberta Environment and Parks.
  • Interesting Work – some of our current projects include:
      • Façade restoration projects
      • Plaza and roof restoration projects
      • Building Enclosure Condition Assessments
      • Historical building restoration projects
      • New construction enclosure consulting
      • Luxury custom home consulting
      • Energy retrofit projects
  • Ongoing Development - we have a culture of mentorship and work to set up internal training opportunities to help our people grow their technical skills

A Little About You

Your cover letter must demonstrate:
  • Your approach to collaboration
  • How you prioritize and organize work, managing multiple projects at a time

Your resume should show us:
  • Degree in civil or structural engineering, building or architectural science, EIT or P.Eng. designation or a combination of education and work experience
  • 3-7 years related professional experience
  • Technical knowledge of building enclosure design and construction principles
  • Experience preparing design packages including drawings and specifications
  • Ability to solve problems using past experience and building science principals
  • Skill in building condition assessments and report writing

Bonus points for:
  • Experience with or the desire to learn more about business development
  • Proficiency in Bluebeam software
  • Previous work experience
  • Experience in building science or energy modelling software

A Little More About the Role


The ideal candidate has strong communication and organizational skills and is willing to work extended hours (on occasion) to meet the demands of the cyclical nature of consulting projects. 
  • Assisting in the preparation of design packages including drawings and specifications
  • Field review of work in progress to confirm general conformance to the design documents
  • Review documentation (e.g., architectural drawings) to identify areas of risk for water ingress, air leakage, and condensation
  • General contract administration tasks – change orders, site instructions, certificates for payment, etc.
  • Investigations and reports documenting existing conditions and evaluation of future risks
  • Other related duties as assigned

Please note that you will require a valid Driver’s License and reliable means of transportation/vehicle is required.  

We are engineers, technologists, planners, landscape architects, scientists, and their support teams that work together to deliver infrastructure, minimizing environmental impact and maximizing benefit to the community. 

  • We work on fascinating projects right in our community.
  • We are nimble. We integrate the right team to solve our clients' biggest challenges.
  • We are social. Follow our hashtag #isllife on Twitter and Instagram or check out our YouTube Channel.
  • We get together. Every year, Staff Development Seminar brings together ISLers from all over western Canada to learn, share and connect.
  • We are independent problem solvers. Employee owned and operated, we like to work hard with minimum bureaucracy.
  • We encourage and reward high performance. Employer paid benefits plan, Group RRSP, and competitive salaries with opportunities for annual bonus.

Want to find out more about this or other ISL career opportunities?

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Department: [0910] Canmore - Buildings
This is a permanent full time position

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