Intermediate Building Envelope Specialist

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


What is the opportunity?

This opportunity will be based in New York and reporting to the Vice President, Building Envelope, the Building Envelope Specialist will be responsible for work in all aspects of the building envelope service which includes repair and restoration for existing buildings and new construction projects.

ENTUITIVE would like 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 Canada, the United States 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 attaining a diverse knowledge of building envelope design and restoration yet as well contribute to the dynamic solutions to the problems that face our buildings of today. 

 What will you do?

  • Work in all aspects of the building envelope service which includes repair and restoration projects for existing buildings and new construction projects.
  • Field review and other contract administrative duties as required.
  • Forensic inspections of existing buildings to diagnose failures or determine the condition of various building envelope systems.
  • Assist with research of new products and systems as needed for the servicing or portfolio of projects.
  • Writing reports subsequent to the above field work and research.
  • Computer aided analysis of building envelope details and performance (training will be provided).
  • Assisting with the preparation of tender specifications, drawings and sketches.
  • Internal roles in the ongoing development our technical standards and design tools.
  • Drawing and specification review for new construction projects.
  • Review of submittals and shop drawings during construction.
  • Implementation and adherence of Entuitive’s quality assurance programs to ensure that services meet Entuitive’s standards and our client’s expectations.
  • Other responsibilities as required.

 What do you need to succeed?

  • Minimum 4+ years’ experience in building envelope consulting.
  • Bachelor’s degree in building science, engineering or architecture; or equivalent training.
  • 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 would be an asset: Therm 6.3, Windows, WUFI, HAM, REFM, Mepla, and any of the various scheduling programs, and 3D building modeling software.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with the ability to manage complex situations with multiple stakeholders.
  • 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.