1+ months

Building Enclosure Consultant

Arlington, VA 22201
WSP, an award‑winning and innovative multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm, has an opening for an Architect or Engineer with our Building Enclosures group in the Arlington, VA/ DC/ Northen VA office  WSP works closely with architects and owners from around the world on large, complex projects with a focus on sustainability and energy performance of the built environment. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
The candidate will participate with management and guidance of project teams in performing Building Enclosure consulting services, including but not limited to the following:
 
  • Work directly with Building Enclosures team on project deliverables and prospective business opportunities
  • Perform analysis, design, peer review, and consultation of Building Enclosure systems, curtain walls, contemporary wall systems, roofing, below and above-grade waterproofing, parking structures, and other related construction
  • Perform Building Enclosure related construction observations, administration, and evaluation of contractor performance to ensure project deliverables and quality standards are achieved
  • Preparation and review of construction-related drawings, technical specifications, reports, and other construction documents related to the Building Enclosure for new and existing building construction projects
  • Observe and perform field functional performance testing and construction mockup design and consulting for Building Enclosure systems; observe and review laboratory testing and processes
  • Participate in forensic investigations and field reviews to determine design and repair options, building investigation reports, and other construction documents related to building investigations
  • Participate in design meetings with owners, developers, architects, product manufactures, and other consultants; provide technical advice to clients, discuss progress of work, and manage project teams
  • Provide technical design input parameters for the development of design and construction documentation
  • Participate in building asset evaluation and management projects, including property condition assessment, reserve studies, pre-purchase surveys, and asset management for Building Enclosures
  • Occasionally initiate, and regularly assist with marketing activities, participate in marketing presentations, and preparation of proposal and new project efforts as required or assigned
  • Make contributions to company knowledge management and practice systems
  • Contribute to the firm's reputation in the market and maintain client base and relationships 
  • Complete building enclosure commissioning projects

Requirements

<div><strong>REQUIREMENTS:</strong></div> <div> </div> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (preferred) in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Building Science, or Construction Management or other construction-related discipline</li> <li>4 to 7 years’ minimum work experience required in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Building Science, or Construction Management or other construction-related discipline</li> <li>Registered Engineer, Architect, or other applicable professional license preferred, or eligible for relevant registration</li> <li>Excellent communicator possessing strong writing, verbal communication, and presentation skills</li> <li>Proven success managing and contributing to Building Enclosure related projects involving commercial and residential buildings</li> <li>In-depth knowledge of building materials and construction processes for design, construction, and/or repair of building enclosures, waterproofing, cladding systems, roofs, parking structures, and other related construction</li> <li>Interest in innovative design, specifically in renewable energies and sustainable, and high performing buildings</li> <li>Knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, Office Suite, and related programs is preferred</li> <li>Experience in LEED, high performance buildings, building science analytics and building science modeling software, such as WUFI, THERM or energy modeling software is a plus</li> <li>Personal commitment to green issues/sustainability</li> </ul> <div> </div> <div>#LI-LP1</div> <div> </div> <div>Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving job site and field work are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview.  This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).</div> <div> </div> <div><strong>About WSP USA </strong></div> <div><strong> </strong></div> <div>WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. <a href="http://www.wsp.com/usa">www.wsp.com/usa</a></div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity</div> <div><strong> </strong></div>

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Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2020-01-05

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