The Project Manager’s primary duties include technical leadership on various project types ranging from forensic investigations to new construction consulting, including managing other technical staff at RDH. The Project Manager represents RDH, directly interacting with clients, with overall responsibility from project inception to completion, including managing project budgets and invoicing. The Project Manager is also responsible for managing RDH clients, and continual efforts to develop new business and expand RDH’s current client base through various business development efforts.


Building Enclosure Repair, Renewal, and Rehabilitation

Lead project from proposal stage through collection of field data relating to building enclosure failure and existing conditions through development of contract documents and execution of repairs. Specifically:

  • Work with client to define scope of services, plan and coordinate activities of other staff. Prepare proposal and develop project budgets.
  • Assemble RDH team and coordinate efforts. Work with Project Principal to provide technical leadership and oversight in preparing Construction Document package.
  • Review project detail drawings to ensure they clearly identify and layout the work required at various locations on the building enclosure considering material transitions, sequencing, and performance with respect to heat, air and moisture transport.
  • Ensure details are constructible and comply with local building code(s).
  • Develop project specifications.
  • Prepare construction budgets and forecasts and manage cost control and reporting.
  • Manage project budgets, requests for additional services, and invoicing.

Building Enclosure Consulting – New Construction Projects

Lead RDH efforts from proposal through design and construction phases, specifically:

  • Define scope of services, plan, coordinate, schedule field review activities of all RDH project staff. Prepare proposal and develop project budgets.
  • Lead RDH’s efforts in design meetings with Owners, Developers, Architects, and other consultants. Provide design recommendations and design review of building enclosure assemblies and details. Conduct drawing, detail, and specification reviews.
  • Review construction for conformance to contract documents and overall design intent and prepare site visit reports. Provide oversight of EIT’s and technologists performing field review.
  • Review site visit reports for consistency and technical accuracy. Supervise follow up on action items and prescribe action for critical deficiency items.
  • Review shop drawings for conformance with the project intent, performance with respect to the various building science principles, and for any coordination issues.
  • Manage project budgets, requests for additional services, and invoicing.

Building Science Evaluations

Lead building enclosure failure/forensic investigations and condition assessments, including managing assisting contractors and technical staff to execute the work. Specifically:

  • Work with client to define scope of services, plan and coordinate activities of junior staff. Prepare proposal and develop project budgets. Coordinate with and engage assisting contractors.
  • Review building condition survey results collected from building tenants/owners and documentation such as maintenance records, targeted repair documents, and previous reports by other consultant/professionals.
  • Review architectural, structural and mechanical drawings to determine original construction detailing and identify area of risk for water penetration, air leakage, and/or condensation.
  • Conduct visual review of the building exterior and interior components, re-evaluating existing conditions and high-risk areas. Exterior review is typically conducted from ladders, swing stages, or boatswain’s chair.
  • Plan exploratory openings within the building enclosure to allow for visual review of the condition of underlying components for evidence of decay/deterioration.
  • Plan field testing of various building enclosure assemblies, including windows, walls, roofs, etc. Prescribe building enclosure testing using standard testing protocols. Analyze test results.
  • Prepare technical reports. Review and direct writing of report, fully documenting the current condition, evaluating the future risk and providing high-level recommendations for renewals, rehabilitation, and/or maintenance.
  • Check order of magnitude budget costs calculated by others, includes verifying quantity take-offs and unit rates.


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or structural engineering, building or architectural science, or mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university
  • 8+ years related professional experience
  • Licensed Professional Engineer or Architect


  • Proven track record of leading/mentoring junior staff
  • Strong technical knowledge of building enclosure design and construction principles
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Strong communication skills with clients, trades, employees, and upper management
  • Superior ability to shift focus between changing priorities


RDH is an amazing place to work. A role with RDH is a career commitment to learn and grow alongside inspiring and dedicated people who care deeply about Making Buildings Better.

We are an employee-owned consulting firm with 300 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 buildings. 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 workplace with incredible teams, 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.

Our collaborative teams fuel our mission of Making Buildings Better. We seek balanced representation in our teams, and to achieve a welcoming and inclusive community for all people who share a passion for our values and mission. We believe diverse thought, ideas, and voices make us great – people of different identities, races, ethnicities, genders, ages, orientations, religions, abilities, education, cultures, and skills. We are committed to equity through building teams based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Additional information on our expertise, projects, and culture can be found at


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