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National Research Council of Canada

  • March 6, 2023

Great Minds. One Goal. Canada’s Success. The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is the Government of Canada’s largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development. We collaborate with over 70 colleges, universities and hospitals annually, work with 800 companies on their projects, and provide advice or funding to over 8000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) each year.

Research Officer, Performance-based Codes – Fire
Organizational Unit: Construction
Location: Ottawa, ON

Priority may be given to the following designated employment equity groups: women, Indigenous peoples. (First Nations, Inuit and Métis), persons with disabilities and racialized persons (The Employment Equity Act, which is under review, uses the terminology Aboriginal peoples and visible minorities).

We are looking for a Research Officer (RO), Performance-based Codes – Fire, to support our Construction Research Centre with research of international calibre and the development and application of advanced technologies. The RO would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.

NRC Construction is implementing the “Platform to Decarbonize the Construction Sector at Scale” to accelerate and scale up new technologies to help transition the Canadian construction sector towards decarbonization and contribute to the emerging low-carbon economy. It will also establish new codes, standards, specifications, and guidelines to position the sector to achieve its 2050 greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon reduction targets. These investments will help spur the growth of Canada’s clean technology sector and help achieve Canada’s international commitments to reduce GHG emissions.

As a Research Officer, you will work as a member of the Fire Safety Unit with researchers and technical experts in world-class facilities, and will collaborate internally with others as well as externally with stakeholders in the construction industry.