Established building envelope consulting firm seeks a talented and creative individual with experience in the design of building enclosures of all types. Experience and knowledge in historic masonry construction, modern curtain wall system design, rain screen design systems and roofing systems of all types is a must. Additionally, knowledge in the principles of embodied carbon building design and high-efficient building envelope design, is a plus.
Building Envelope Specialists (BES) (Recently acquired by LeMessurier), is a full-service consulting company specializing in the investigation, evaluation, and repair of historic and non- historic building enclosures. BES’s experienced consultants provide clients a specialized knowledge and skill set in understanding how building enclosures should be designed and assembled, how building enclosures age once installed and how to maintain this critical component of the building to maintain its maximum performance value. From onsite assessments and forensic investigations, to the preparation of construction documents, BES provides their clients a level of professional consulting services matched by none.
Our ideal candidate for this position would embody the desire to investigate, analyze and solve complex building envelope failures. They would have the ability to accurately document and explain the issues to the client as well as offer remedial design solutions to remedy the situation. Additionally, this candidate would have strong computer & graphic presentation skills, be proficient in Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD 12 or higher, excellent technical writing skills with a proficiency in creating project plans to include project specifications. Excellent communication skills are a must with the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with clients and workmates. Knowledge in understanding, interpreting and applying applicable building codes, design principles, regulations and professional standards of care is expected.
The candidate should be a highly motivated person focused on superior client service and technical excellence with a desire to excel in a fast-paced environment. Minimum requirements include:
Bachelor’s Degree or higher education in architecture and/or architectural design.
5 to 10 years of progressive design or building experience.
Professional licensure is preferred but not required.
Hold a valid driver’s license.
Clean driving record.
Availability to travel and stay overnight for short periods of time.
Pass a back-ground test.
Duties shall include:
Assist in building conditions surveys and assessments in the field.
Writing technical reports and assessments.
Provide architectural design support within the Design Department.
Resolve complex technical/design issues and provide guidance to the client and team.
Manage and communicate regularly with project team, consultants, and other team members regarding project status; ensure work meets clients’ requirements and is completed timely and within budget.
Maintain records to document all phases of client/architect/contractor relationship and activities.
Perform a variety of architectural staff level duties, as needed and dependent on project scope.
Assist in design department activities as defined by the department manager.
BES/LeMessurier offers a relaxed work environment, competitive salary, medical/dental/vision/life insurances, 401k match, ample PTO, paid holidays, flexible working hours, growth potential and more.
For over 50 years LeMessurier has been providing structural engineering services to architects, owners, contractors, developers and artists. Led by the example of William LeMessurier, our engineers provide the expertise our clients deserve for some of the world’s most elegant and sophisticated designs while remaining true to the enduring laws of science and engineering. We push the envelope of the latest technologies – even invent new ones when we know we can do better – to engineer solutions that are responsive to our clients and reflective of our experience.