Envelope Consultant

Location(s): New York, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Undertake facade design, detailing and analysis, and participate in testing, fabrication and construction administration
  • Advise architects and clients on building enclosure performance, constructability, and durability
  • Well versed in exterior wall construction project phases including but not limited to shop drawing, modeling, design development and construction documents
  • Draft proposals and estimates for new projects including add services/change orders
  • Provide manpower estimate both short term and long term (3, 6, 9 month projections) and update as required
  • Meet regularly with management to provide updates on projects and staff needs
  • Communicate regularly on current project status and include management on project reviews for additional technical input/support
  • Support staff and management with educating team and clients on recent code/industry developments
  • Successful completion and history of managing projects and deliverables
  • Conduct\oversee field review and progress inspection on designated projects
  • Document and maintain well written reports on project related activity
  • Ensure familiarity with building codes in local markets
  • Advise management on related project performance\key issues, status, scheduling, effort of work and estimates for completion
  • Communicate effectively and establish relationships with clients and job related management teams Produce details via hand sketching and using 2D and 3D CAD packages as required
  • Providing cross-functional support to ensure client needs and internal timelines/project activities are completed
  • Maintain detailed documents and progression of work from initial proposal through completion
  • Break down technical needs\deliverable; assist in managing budgetary project requirements
  • Provide manpower updates and resource availability
  • Occasional presentation of white paper\case studies to technical teams
  • Manage staff or team and foster training\mentoring

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 plus years working with building envelope\enclosure project experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Engineering
  • Register Architect | Professional Engineer preferred
  • Masters in Architecture | Engineering preferred
  • Knowledge of Architectural design theories/concepts and local laws\codes
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Inspection certificates preferred
  • Excellent PC computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word or suitable document writing programs
  • Must demonstrate an ability to work in a dynamic team environment and proficient in problem solving
  • Ability to be detail-oriented as well as see the bigger picture