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Associate Project Consultant, Building Technology - Boston

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Architecture & Urban Planning
  • Boston

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  • The ideal candidate for this role as an Associate Project Consultant should have a Bachelor's degree in Architectural Engineering or Civil/Structural Engineering, 0 to 5 years of experience, and a demonstrated interest in building construction and solving engineering problems. They should be enthusiastic, a clear communicator, adept at problem-solving, accountable, and a team player. Experience in building construction or related fields, rope access, mechanical repairs, AutoCAD, Revit, and a valid driver's license are also preferred.
  • The candidate will work under a licensed engineer to assist in designing, evaluating, investigating, and repairing buildings. This role requires climbing ladders and scaffolds, working at great heights, and traveling to multiple job sites. A strong technical background and a desire to learn are essential for success.


  • What You’ll Need:
  • Bachelor of Architectural Engineering or Bachelor of Science in Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • 0 to 5 years of experience, EIT preferred.
  • Demonstrated interest in building construction and solving engineering problems.
  • Commitment to lifelong learning and enthusiasm for the work.
  • Experience in any of the following areas is a plus: building construction or an allied field, industrial rope access (rock climbing), mechanical repair, AutoCAD, Revit.
  • Enthusiasm and passion - consistently maintains high levels of activity and productivity.
  • Communication - conveys information to internal and external clients clearly with excellent writing and oral skills.
  • Problem-solving – capability to solve minor or complex problems using data, logic, judgement and problem-solving tools.
  • Accountability and responsibility - self-starter with willingness to interact as a team player and take independent initiative to ensure tasks are competed.
  • Teamwork - work with others toward a shared goal, participating actively, sharing responsibility and rewards and contributing to the capability of the team.
  • Teachable – passionate and willingness for continued learning of new ideas and concepts.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and scaffolds, and work at great heights.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report.


  • What You’ll Do:
  • Building Technology is the application of engineering principles, physics, and materials science to the exterior envelope of buildings to make them durable, energy-efficient, and able to reliably resist water infiltration. As an Associate Project Consultant, under the direction of a licensed engineer, you will assist with new design, evaluation, investigation, and design of repairs for existing buildings. Essential duties include climbing ladders and scaffolds, the ability to work at great heights, and the ability to travel by car to multiple job sites. A strong technical education, professional demeanor, and desire to learn is essential to this position.


What qualifications are you looking for in applicants for the Associate Project Consultant, Building Technology position in Boston?

We are looking for 2023 or upcoming 2024 graduates with a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering or Bachelor of Science in Civil or Structural Engineering.

Where is the office location for this position?

The office location for this position is in Boston, MA or Waltham, MA.

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Mission & Purpose

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is a national engineering firm committed to delivering holistic advice for our clients’ most complex challenges. We leverage our collective and diverse experience, technical expertise, and industry knowledge of structures and building enclosures, advanced analysis, code consulting, and applied science & research to deliver unrivaled, comprehensive solutions that drive superior performance. With more than 600 employees in eight office locations throughout the United States, SGH’s industry-leading teams constantly seek to advance the meaning of what’s possible.