Careers at ABBAE

ABBAE Employees

For over 32 years, Allana Buick & Bers (ABB) has provided the most comprehensive and innovative Architectural Engineering solutions. The ABB team is closely knit; adopting the term “Ohana”, meaning family, which represents the ABBAE company culture.

At ABB, we foster an enjoyable working environment, and support each other through professional and personal needs. Our Human Resources and Recruiting team is dedicated to screening candidates who have high standards, are loyal, and take initiative and responsibility. Overall, ABB is home to fun, challenging work with a kind and collaborative team.

ABB’s team consists of over 135 employees with our corporate headquarters in Palo Alto, CA and regional offices in Oakland, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Irvine, San Diego, Las Vegas, Seattle, Charlotte, Honolulu, and Portland. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package – take a look below.

Open Positions

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii



Seeking a candidate for a Waterproofing Designer position based in Honolulu. Waterproofing projects include below grade and above grade along with plaza waterproofing.  Coordinate with the designer and contractor to assure work is done according to contract drawings and specifications. Based on the scope of the project, may be required to attend scheduling and coordination meetings, prepare daily inspection reports, prepare letters and emails, take and manage digital photos.


  1. General background in construction means and methods.
  2. Understanding of roofing and waterproofing methods, practices and techniques, materials and equipment.
  3. Familiarity with procedures for submittals, answering RFI’s and tracking change orders.
  4. General knowledge of standard contracting practices and procedures.
  5. General knowledge of health, safety and environmental requirements.
  6. Ability to keep daily inspection logs.
  7. Experienced with Outlook, Word and Excel
  8. Hands on experience a plus


Candidates must have advanced technical knowledge and familiarity with waterproofing system design and installation in commercial, industrial and multi-family buildings and construction means and methods. Experience in EIFS and other building envelope system is a plus. Although not required, 2 to 4 year college level education, a degree in architecture, civil engineering or a very closely related field, and/or hands-on general construction experience would be a plus.

Tremendous opportunities for growth, learning, and advancement exists for the right candidate. Top pay and benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid vacation, sick days, transportation allowance, and 401k plan. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage diversity.

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Location: Seattle, WA


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Location: Palo Alto, Oakland, Irvine, CA


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Location: Honolulu, HI


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What Employees Say

Working on the building envelope exposes you to a wide variety disciplines and specialties – everything from below-grade waterproofing, glazing, roofing and more. Fortunately we have experts on staff who are always willing to not just answer questions, but to teach junior staff concepts so they can solve problems in the future. It’s exciting that instead of busywork we actually learn new things every day.

Marisa Simmons, Building Technologist, Allana Buick & Bers

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