Senior Building Envelope Specialist

New York, United States | Building Envelope | Full-time


What is the opportunity?

Based in New York City and reporting to the Vice President of Building Envelope Services, the Senior Building Envelope Specialist is responsible for overseeing small to large scale projects while maintaining a high level of quality service for the Building Envelope practice at Entuitive. This entails leveraging technical expertise and working closely with the other service groups in the firm to ensure consistent, consolidated and leading edge service delivery.

ENTUITIVE is seeking to supplement its existing New York team with a self-motivated individual, with leadership skills and a desire to work in a collaborative team environment. Entuitive’s current projects span the repair and restoration of existing buildings and the design and construction of new buildings. Our project portfolio is diverse and exciting - from commercial and residential skyscrapers to hospitals to opera houses to transit infrastructure - across the United States, Canada and internationally. We are passionate about our work and strive to provide our clients with the utmost in service when it comes to quality and timeliness of our product.

At this time we are looking for an individual interested in advancing their career by joining our local New York City team at its beginnings, but supported by a well-established and entrepreneurial company with offices across Canada, and in the United Stated and United Kingdom. 

What will you do? 

  • Work closely with Entuitive’s existing Building Envelope leadership team in growing Entuitive’s presence in the North American market, specifically in New York City.
  • Oversee and execution of projects within the realm of building envelope consulting such as design and performance of building envelope systems for new buildings, and existing building repair/restoration/renewal, condition and forensic assessment.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance as a Project Leader for small to large scale projects through effective management, team leadership, coordination and participation in the delivery of projects thus ensuring a high level of service.
  • Ensure the effective management of project budgets through cost control methods, scheduling and resourcing in order to meet project deliverables.
  • Identify and participate in the recruitment of key staff that supports the success of Entuitive’s overall business plan.
  • Actively participate in the mentorship of staff to grow the future leaders and key contributors of the firm.
  • Assist with the development of such templates, standards of practice and information sharing systems that will improve efficiency and the level of knowledge within the group.
  • Actively leverage existing client relationships, and develop new client relationships, to grow the building envelope project portfolio.
  • Actively coordinate with other individuals and groups in Entuitive for marketing and business development efforts, cross selling between disciplines, work-sharing, sharing of expertise, development of technical standards, etc.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in building envelope solutions including technologies, methods and practices by keeping abreast of trends and market shifts in order to recommend and implement best practices.
  • Write papers and articles for publish in applicable publications.
  • Participate in industry related committees, events, programs, and presentations at conferences in order to increase Entuitive’s profile within the industry. Prepare and execute presentations at applicable events and trade shows.
  • Participate in internal committees and initiatives where you have particular expertise, experience and/or interest to assist in the firm’s growth and progress.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships and collaborative arrangements within the Architectural/Engineering/Construction community and other organizations to help achieve the goals of Entuitive.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What do you need to succeed? 

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in consulting or technical design of building envelopes.
  • Bachelor’s degree in building science, engineering or architecture; or equivalent training.
  • Must have strong technical skills and experience in building envelopes including:  knowledge of codes and standards, specifications, testing, and façade engineering principles.
  • Must have a working knowledge and ability to use programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel and Bluebeam (or other PDF mark-up tool).
  • Experience in the following programs is required: Therm 6.3, Windows, Rhinoceros, Autocad
  • Experience in the following programs is preferable:  WUFI, HAM, Mepla, Revit, SketchUp, Ladybug &  Honeybee, RFEM
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with the ability to manage complex situations with multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills with ability to manage scope, schedule and budget.
  • Must be willing to work at heights, including climbing ladders and working on swing stage.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
  • Access to a passport and desire to travel for work is an asset.

About Entuitive

Entuitive is a consulting engineering practice with a vision of bringing together engineering and intuition to enhance building performance. Founded in 2011 and backed by decades of experience, we’re taking design performance to new heights through our collaboration with clients in North America and internationally including architects, developers, building owners and managers and construction professionals.

Our practice encompasses structural, building envelope, restoration, and special projects consulting. We earn our reputation by applying our ingenuity and use of leading-edge technology, including BIM, in a wide variety of sectors, including: commercial, sports and recreation, institutional, cultural, residential, retail, healthcare, transportation and hospitality. 

Our core purpose is to realize our potential for the fulfillment of our people, our clients and our communities. We strive to build a better world by being creative, collaborative, and advanced. We are Entuitive. 

Entuitive is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and clients feel valued, respected, and supported.