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Graduate Enclosure Consultant - Diagnostics - Houston

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Walter P Moore

2mo ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • Candidate must have a Master's degree in Architectural Engineering or Architecture, be an Engineer in Training or Architectural Intern, have skills in building enclosure design, software proficiency, knowledge of exterior wall, roofing assemblies, and structural systems, as well as experience working at vertical heights.
  • The candidate will support the Project Manager in various tasks, including reviewing project documents, conducting field investigations, analyzing repair/design options, preparing construction documents, observing construction activities, maintaining communication with clients and contractors, and researching building codes and industry standards.

Graduate Job



  • In this position the qualified individual will investigate and determine the service life of building enclosure assemblies. The qualified individual will assess 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. You'll develop a strong background in building façade and roofing assemblies, understanding of building science and thermal analysis concepts as well as a knowledge of modeling building performance and sustainability.


  • M.S. in Architectural Engineering or Architecture in Building Science/Building Enclosures/ Historic Preservation
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) or Architectural Intern track
  • Interest in building enclosure design, repair, retrofit and the integrated design and delivery of high performance buildings.
  • 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


Area of 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


Work type

Full time

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