Career Opportunities

ROV Consulting Inc. is an OQM-certified Structural and Building Energy Engineering firm based in Kelowna, BC. We’ve been serving the Interior of British Columbia since 1997, and are licensed to practice in British Columbia, Yukon, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Arizona.

Our projects range from small residential additions and renovations to large commercial projects and high-rise structures.

Our office is very busy with many different types of interesting projects and the atmosphere and environment is considered by most to be the best engineering office in BC.

Intermediate Energy Modeler or Energy Analyst

Your New Opportunity

ROV Consulting Inc. has an immediate exciting opportunity for an Intermediate Energy Modeler or Energy Analyst to join our young, vibrant, service focused team in Kelowna. In this role you will be responsible for energy simulation services to represent the performance of buildings, and to evaluate and quantify the impact of policy, design, retrofit and operational decisions. You will be working closely with clients and professionals alike and provide clear communications both verbally and in writing.

Responsibilities

  • Performing energy modelling for multi residential buildings, high-rise residential towers, commercial and institutional buildings;
  • Performing enhanced field review / energy audits and technical report writing;
  • Conducting building envelope/air tightness testing and commissioning;
  • Providing thermal bridging and thermal performance analysis; and
  • Communicating with clients, architects, developers, etc.

Requirements

The successful candidate must have:

  • 3 – 5 years’ of professional experience as whole building energy modeler and/or related mechanical HVAC design experience. At least 3 years of professional experience must be in Canada.
  • Completion of a Professional Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Architecture or an equivalent Building Science Professional Degree from a post-secondary institution.
  • Demonstrated experience in energy modelling using a variety of modelling software is essential.
  • Proven knowledge of current methodologies and design practices in building systems, architecture, engineering, and construction with particular emphasis on building envelope design and practices.
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency with Energy Step Code implementation and modeling process.
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency in TRACE 3D and/or IES Virtual Environment and/or Design Builder is essential and/or demonstrated experience with other hourly dynamic building energy modelling software.
  • Demonstrated experience with energy modelling of HVAC systems and controls required.
  • Advanced understanding of energy model inputs and outputs; management and post-processing of energy model results with the ability to identify design impacts.
  • Deep understanding of applicable building and energy modelling codes in British Columbia.
  • Project management experience with the ability to plan task deliverables, develop scopes, and attend multiple projects simultaneously in an organized way.
  • Preferably a Certified Energy Adviser, or Certified Passive House Consultant/Certified Passive House Designer.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Sketchup and/or Revit. Use of PHPP, THERM (or similar), Rhino/Grasshopper/ Bug suite and the Adobe suite is desired but not required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the building community and various client groups.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience with green building rating systems such as Zero Carbon Building Standard, Passive House, Embodied Carbon, LEED and/or the Living Building Challenge.
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residence.
  • A valid driver’s license.

Application Requirements: Recent resume, project portfolio (including minimum 3 energy modeling projects in Canada), and cover letter.

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Building Energy and Step Code Technologist

Your New Opportunity

ROV Consulting Inc. has an immediate exciting opportunity for a Building Energy Technologist to join our young, vibrant, service focused team in Kelowna. In this role you will be responsible for collecting on-site data, reading blueprints and performing some measurements, performing energy modeling
and drafting for variety of projects: single family, multifamily, commercial and high-rise. You will be working closely with clients and professionals alike and provide clear communications both verbally and through drawings and details.

Responsibilities

  • Performing energy modelling for many different types of buildings
  • Performing enhanced field review / energy audits and technical report writing
  • Conducting building envelope/air tightness testing and commissioning
  • Providing thermal bridging and thermal performance analysis
  • Communicating with Clients, Architects, developers and Contractors.

Requirements

The successful candidate must have:

  • Building Science or relevant college diploma.
  • 1+ years’ experience in the sustainability/green construction industry.
  • Have a working experience with energy modeling software such as HOT2000 and/or E-QUEST.
  • Experience in residential energy auditing tools and techniques, including blower door testing.
  • Have a strong understanding of Building Envelope and HVAC Systems;
  • Registered or certified Energy Advisor is preferred.
  • A strong ability of reading and visualizing blueprints.
  • Knowledge of BC Building Code Par 3 and Par 9, and BC Energy Step Code.
  • Knowledge of building and building systems design along with principles of energy use, energy efficiency and conservation.
  • Familiarity with energy-efficient building techniques (e.g. Passive House and Net-Zero House, LEED) is an asset.
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residence.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • An outgoing personality.
  • A team player attitude.
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Senior Structural Technologist/Drafter

Your New Opportunity

ROV Consulting Inc. has an immediate exciting opportunity for a Senior Structural Technologist/Drafter to join our young, vibrant, service focused team in either Kelowna. In this role you will be responsible for the drafting of multifamily, commercial and high-rise projects in Concrete, Steel, Wood and Masonry. You will be working closely with clients and professionals alike and provide clear communications both verbally and through drawings and details.

Responsibilities

  • Working as a team with one or more project engineers, drafters and conducting field reviews.
  • Working toward project schedules and great client relationships.
  • Adhere to our Organizational Quality Management system.
  • Preparing Structural Engineering drawings.
  • Discussing projects and details both with clients and the project team.
  • Communicating with Clients, Architects, developers and Contractors.

Requirements

The successful candidate must have:

  • A minimum 5 years’ experience as a Structural Drafter in Steel, Concrete, Wood and Masonry.
  • A good working knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Experience with REVIT is an asset.
  • Some on-site construction experiences.
  • Knowledge of the applicable material design standards and BC Building Codes.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • An outgoing personality.
  • A team player attitude.
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Incentives

We offer competitive salaries depending on experience and qualifications, with the opportunity to increase the salary based on the individual’s knowledge, motivation, and performance. ROV has a great history of training up engineers and technologists into successful professionals.

  • Extended medical and dental benefits.
  • STD & LTD insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • 2 weeks’ vacation to start
  • Mileage allowance
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Allowance for paid training

Our office is a tight, close knit team that you will be welcomed into. We have a range of social events throughout the year.

Please submit resumes to 

We appreciate your submission; however, only suitable potential candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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