Building Enclosure Consultant

  • Green Job Crawler
  • New York, NY
  • 27 Apr, 2020

Job Description

Building Enclosure Consultant Job LocationUS-TX-Houston | US-FL-Orlando | US-GA-Atlanta | US-TX-Dallas | US-MO-Kansas City | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-New York | US-DC-Washington | US-CA-San Francisco | US-TX-AustinReq Number 2020-1976 Category Experienced Roles Overview

While we have suspended hiring at this time, we are always looking for talented engineering and design professionals. Qualified applicants will be contacted when hiring resumes.

Walter P Moore is an international company of engineers, architects, innovators, and creative people who solve some of the world’s most complex structural and infrastructure challenges. Providing structural, diagnostics, civil, traffic, parking, transportation, enclosure, and construction engineering services, we design solutions that are cost- and resource-efficient, forward-thinking, and help support and shape communities worldwide. Founded in 1931 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, our 600+ professionals work across 20 U.S. offices and five international locations.

Responsibilities

In this position, the qualified individual will design new enclosure systems, and design repairs for existing enclosure systems. They will perform review of enclosure systems for new construction, renovation, and restoration projects. The qualified individual will investigate and determine the service life of building enclosure assemblies. They will perform enclosure review to assess air infiltration, rain water control, heat transfer, and vapor transmission. They will perform building performance analysis including evaluate day-lighting, solar heat gain, thermal energy transfer, and holistic integration of the enclosure with building mechanical, lighting, and plumbing systems.

A sound technical background and excellent oral and written communication skills are required. A technical background in CADD and building performance modeling software is required.

Specific Job Responsibilities will include:
Lead projects with team of internal consultants
Assist Senior Project Managers with project tasks
Perform project management duties
Facilitate client meetings
Prepare technical presentations for client meetings
Prepare proposals for new project pursuits
Review enclosure details and specifications prepared by other consultants
Work closely with architects and contractors to develop high performance details
Research building codes and industry standards
Write assessment reports
Perform field investigations, including water leakage, non-destructive testing, travel required
Perform modeling of enclosure assemblies using different software
Analyze proposed repair/design options
Design and draft repair drawings and details
Prepare construction documents such as repair drawings and specifications
Observe construction and installation of repairs/designs in the field, including quality assurance testing
Prepare site visit reports and meeting minutes
Interact with project clients, sub-consultants, and repair contractorsQualifications

3-10+ years’ experience in building enclosure design, review, and assessments
Professional Engineer (PE) or Registered Architect (RA)
M.S. in Civil Engineering, M.S. in Architectural Engineering, or Master of Architecture in Building Science/Building Enclosures/ Historic Preservation.
Having an RRO/RRC/RWC is a plus.
*Experience in building enclosure design, repair, and retrofit and the integrated design and delivery of high performance buildings.
Experience with exterior wall, below-grade waterproofing, and roofing assemblies.
Understanding of building science and thermal analysis concepts as well as a knowledge of modeling building performance and sustainability.
Demonstrated strength in providing excellent customer service.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Skills should include:
Microsoft Office (WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT)
Computer Aided Drafting/Design (AUTOCAD, REVIT, Rhino, Grasshopper)
Strong technical, written and verbal communication
Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
Experience with building performance modeling, software preferred, including some or all of the following: ECOTECT, VASARI, ENERGYPLUS, EQUEST, DESIGNBUILDER, DIVA, IES-VE, THERM, SKETCHUP, WUFI
Expertise with exterior wall systems
*Expertise with roofing assemblies
Familiarity with building structural systems
Experience with working on suspended scaffolding and vertical heights
Walter P Moore is an equal opportunity employer and provides all of its employees with a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Walter P Moore is an equal employment opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities (including offering competitive compensation and benefit packages) to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to any characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.