Opportunities

SeaBEC Research Grant

2021 Winners to be announced shortly!

SeaBEC Speakers

SeaBEC is always looking for technical speakers for both our monthly meetings and symposium (held every other year). If you have a technical topic, research project, or case study that you would like to share with the SeaBEC membership, please contact our Education Chair, Sharon Libby, at [email protected] for consideration. 

Speaker presentations should address technical aspects of the building envelope industry in an open discussion format and support the SeaBEC Philosphy of better building science practices through the sharing of information. SeaBEC, as a not for profit organization, has no opinion nor do we endorse, promote, or specify any products or systems. Therefore, presentations may not be product specific. 

SeaBEC Refreshment Sponsors

If you and/or your company would like to sponsor a SeaBEC member meeting, please contact our Sponsorship Chair, Joel Thornburg at [email protected] for open dates.

Monthly meeting sponsorships are $400 and help us cover the cost of meeting refreshments. Sponsors may distribute product and/or system specific literature, samples, contact information; receive a public introduction and be permitted five minutes for a "quick pitch" of their product or system.  

 

SeaBEC is now on LinkedIn.  Please visit our page and become a member of our LinkedIn group. Watch the page for upcoming events and share your feedback on our meetings and presentations. Please contact Dan Scherber at [email protected] with any questions.
https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Seattle-Building-Enclosure-Council-6781736/about 

Job Openings

Cross 2 Design Group *NEW*

Cross 2 Design Group is seeking is seeking a Project Manager with experience in Washington with building envelope (waterproofing) experience. Experience in California is helpful but not required. This position will have a hybrid of projects in WA & CA.

Experience providing services on multifamily residential projects is desirable. Strong technical abilities, including document review, preparation of drawings / detailing, coordination, and some construction administration experience. Knowledge of exterior building envelope and waterproofing is needed.

This position requires someone that can work independently. Schedule is flexible and will consist of normal working hours (40 per week).

Job Responsibilities

  • Position will require coordination with clients, consultants, and oversight of office production staff.
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings with clients, developers, consultants and design architects on various projects
  • Able to review construction documents for building envelope related items, strong technical skills, and detailing ability.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects doing short duration tasks;
  • Communicate effectively with our team.
  • Assist with supervising and supporting inspectors as needed.
  • Some construction administration involved, able to navigate construction sites, assist with dispute resolution.
  • Ability to use Word, Excel, BlueBeam, hand sketching. AutoCAD abilities desirable, but not required.
  • Assist with marketing and building our business in the Seattle & Bay Area.

 Qualifications

  • Candidates should have around 10 years’ experience with a degree in architecture, engineering, or building sciences and a background providing services on multi-family residential projects.
  • Professional registration is preferred but not required.

We offer a fun working environment, with a competitive compensation and benefits package. The position offers the opportunity for growth and advancement.

Work authorization

United States

Compensation:

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. We offer a full benefits package and opportunities for professional growth.

This is a full-time salaried position; with competitive compensation and benefits.  

Email your resume and salary requirements to [email protected]  Please include a portfolio of your work if available.  

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you!

 

4EA Building Science

4EA Building Science is seeking analytical thinkers with experience or education in the building industry that have an aptitude for technical problem solving balanced by aesthetic sensitivity. The Building Science Consultant role involves project management for buildings of moderate to large size and average complexity from design through construction. A basic level of building science understanding is expected and will be further developed on the job. Collaboration will be required with other team members including architects, owners, and contractors.

 Desired Background: 

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering or other building construction related field
  • 3-7 years experience in building science and/or building design
  • Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to comprehend the scope of each project
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to organizes multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Experience collaborating with contractors, architects and consultants
  • Experience managing project and deliverable schedules
  • Effective oral and written English skills
  • Skills in AutoCAD and Revit preferred.
  • An interest in energy-related building issues, durability and building science

 Key responsibilities: 

  • Manage all aspects of assigned projects including scope, client handling, quality assurance, site and off-site work, and billing. These skills will be mentored
  • Assist with production of building enclosure details by utilizing and contributing to our detail library
  • Produce unique building envelope details for new construction and rehabilitation projects
  • Review and produce written reports and letters
  • Coordinate with and direct Project Consultants assigned to your projects
  • Manage deliverable schedules
  • Participate in collaborative design processes with architects, engineers, landscape architects and contractors
  • Ensure services are compliant with scope of work and with current 4EA company standards and procedures
  • Review submittals and RFIs. Attend sites to review ongoing work and assist with testing
  • Attend field visits periodically and produce field reports 

4EA is happy to offer competitive compensation and benefits to the right candidate.  Apply by sending cover letter and resume to [email protected] or by visiting their website 

If you are a SeaBEC member and have an opening at your company that you would like posted, please contact Jeff Dideon at [email protected]. Posting is a free service to our members for the first 30 days and can be extended for an additional 60 days for a small fee. 

Student Internships

Several companies within SeaBEC often hire students pursuing architecture, engineering, or construction management degrees as summer interns. Internships provides great practical experience and exposure to working in the building envelope field. If you are interested in a student internship, contact our student outreach chair, Sharon Libby, at [email protected]