1+ months

Lead Consultant, Enclosures

Boston, MA 02109
Be involved in projects with our Building Enclosures Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Lead Consultant - Building Enclosures for our Boston, MA 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.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • You will work with a team of enclosures experts within the façade practice. The practice offers consultancy services to developers, architects, portfolio managers, and end users regarding the planning, design, materials, procurement, construction and maintenance of building enclosures.  By combining building technology with the application of building science and creative design, the Enclosures group provides a holistic approach to façade engineering. Building enclosures provide a degree of environmental separation, as well as addresses energy efficiency, day lighting, indoor air quality, and fire safety. Enclosures design considers factors including thermal comfort, incoming noise such as traffic, as well as  limiting  the transmission of noise between floors and rooms.  An integrated design approach is used by the project team to  create economically viable solutions that ensure the desired image, constructability, durability, comfort, safety and energy-efficiency, as well as future maintenance, repair and renewal.
  • Work will include building enclosure design consulting, including design and design review, specifications, design detailing, forensic investigation, repair design for roofing and vertical building enclosures, and building enclosure commissioning.  Candidate will be expected to manage teams of multiple staff on multiple projects at the same time, offer technical guidance, coordinate the appropriate technical leads for the project and be the primary point of contact for the client.
  • The candidate will manage and guide project teams in completing building enclosure design reviews, providing building enclosure consulting, review roofing systems and waterproofing as a technical reviewer and completing on site forensic investigations and functional performance testing of enclosure systems.  They will also be required to perform much of this work.
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of experience in Building Enclosures / Construction minimum.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Architecture.  Masters preferred.
  • Experience in quality control and management is required. 
  • Extensive knowledge in all manners of building construction is required, especially roofing, and a wide range of masonry, stone, terra cotta and fenestration.
  • Maintains strong relationships with clients and external professional and industry groups.
  • Extensive and successful business development experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Business Development.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies 

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. 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 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


Posted: 2021-02-08 Expires: 2021-05-09

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