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Graduate Enclosure Consultant - Diagnostics

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Walter P Moore

13d ago

💼 Graduate Job

Austin +2

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  • You must have a Master's in Architectural Engineering or Architecture, EIT or Architectural Intern track, and expertise in building enclosure design, repair, and retrofit. Proficiency in software like AutoCAD, Revit, and knowledge of building performance modeling is essential.
  • You will assist with project tasks, research building codes, perform field investigations, analyze repair options, design drawings, observe construction, interact with clients and contractors.

Graduate Job

Architecture & Urban Planning, EngineeringAustin, Washington, DC, Orlando

Description

  • In this position the qualified individual will investigate and determine the service life of building enclosure assemblies. The qualified individual will design new enclosure systems, and design repairs for existing enclosure systems. They will perform enclosure review to assess air infiltration, rain water control, heat transfer, and vapor transmission. They will perform building performance analysis including evaluate daylighting, solar heat gain, thermal energy transfer, and holistic integration of the enclosure with building mechanical, lighting, and plumbing systems.
  • A sound technical background and excellent oral and written communication skills are required. A technical background in CADD and building performance modeling software is preferred.

Requirements

  • M.S. in Architectural Engineering or Master of Architecture in Building Science/Building Enclosures/ Historic Preservation
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) or Architectural Intern track
  • Interest in building enclosure design, repair, and retrofit and the integrated design and delivery of high performance buildings. A strong background in building façade and roofing assemblies. An understanding of building science and thermal analysis concepts as well as a knowledge of modeling building performance and sustainability.
  • Skills should include:
  • Microsoft Office (WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT)
  • Computer Aided Drafting/Design (AUTOCAD, REVIT, Rhino, Grasshopper)
  • Experience with building performance modeling, software preferred (ECOTECT, VASARI, ENERGYPLUS, EQUEST, DESIGNBUILDER, DIVA, IES-VE, THERM, WUFI)
  • Familiarity with exterior wall systems
  • Familiarity with roofing assemblies
  • Familiarity with building structural systems
  • Experience with working on suspended scaffolding and vertical heights

Education requirements

Masters

Area of Responsibilities

Architecture & Urban Planning
Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Assist Project Manager with project tasks
  • Review and organize project-related documents
  • Research building codes and industry standards
  • Write assessment reports
  • Perform field investigations, including non-destructive testing, travel required
  • Performance modeling of enclosure assemblies using different software
  • Analyze proposed repair/design options.
  • Design and draft repair drawings and details
  • Prepare construction documents such as repair drawings and specifications
  • Observe construction and installation of repairs/designs in the field, including quality assurance testing
  • Prepare site visit reports and meeting minutes
  • Interact with project clients, sub-consultants, and repair contractors

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Austin, Washington, DC, Orlando