Department Manager - Building Science in Portland, OR

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Morrison Hershfield   •  

Portland, OR 97201

Industry: Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 55 days ago

Morrison Hershfield is a multi-disciplinary consulting engineering and management firm located throughout the US and Canada. We are a dynamic, employee-owned, team-oriented firm with a diverse project list that ensures you will be working on exciting, high-profile and challenging projects. For more than 70 years, the people at Morrison Hershfield have been the leading force behind our continuous growth and the expansion of our services.

Morrison Hershfield's Building Science Group provides planning, design and construction

administration services for a vast array of building types and uses. We are currently seeking an

experienced Department Manager to lead our Building Sciences team in our San Francisco office.

The successful individual would play a lead role in the delivery of new construction projects and in

managing opportunities from the proposal stage through to project completion. Due to expanding

business opportunities in San Francisco, this position offers potential for growth in the areas of

technical leadership and management.Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes business risks and provide solutions
  • Workforce and resource management
  • Assists project managers and other staff in their professional development
  • Monitors and manages work in progress
  • Provides guidance to staff on project work and management
  • Monitors and reports on the financial performance of the group to the Director of Operations
  • Business development and assistance with marketing initiatives
  • Oversees the execution of the company's health and safety program to maintain a safe work environment
  • Ensures company's quality management systems are implemented and followed


  • Education in Engineering, Construction Management, Engineering Technology, Building Science or related field. (Willing to accept foreign education equivalent)
  • 10+ years of work experience in the Building Science, Waterproofing or Façade fields
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in project management
  • Knowledge in areas related to building science such as mechanical engineering and/or building structures an asset
  • Strong business acumen and vision
  • Understanding of organizations priorities and ability to make trade-off decisions
  • Exceptional attention to detail, specifically in accuracy of calculations and completeness of data
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with a strong customer service commitment
  • Proficiency with MS Office. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Valid Through: 2019-10-16