Rimkus Building Consultants

  • Building Envelope Consultant

    Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis | US-CA-Glendale | US-NV-Las Vegas | US-AZ-Phoenix | US-FL-Deerfield Beach | US-FL-Miami | US-GA-Atlanta | US-NC-Charlotte | US-TX-San Antonio | US-MO-Maryland Heights | US-IN-Indianapolis | ...
    Posted Date 8 months ago(2/27/2018 8:43 AM)
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    Engineering/Technical Consultants
  • Overview

    *** We are looking for candidates living in or willing to relocate to Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Atlanta, Charlotte, San Antonio, Kansas City, Nashville, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Louisville, Oklahoma City, Denver, Southern California or Florida***


    We are seeking a Building Envelope Consultant to provide technically sound solutions for existing building envelope failures and suggestions for new construction and rehabilitation projects for our property owner, developer, and contractor clients. In return for your talent and effort, we offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package—including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, employer-matching 401(k), a flexible work schedule, and opportunities for advancement.


    Ideally, you should have strong experience with:

    • A strong understanding of both commercial and residential building envelope systems and the best materials choices based on type of design.
    • Design and construction of building envelope systems including glazing systems, cladding assemblies, insulation, air barriers, roofing systems and waterproofing systems.
    • Creating required details and specifications using your knowledge of building codes and ADA guidelines.
    • Researching building code (historical and current) and zoning requirements.
    • Assessment and evaluation of building performance.


    A Typical Day:

    • Complete design assignments related to upgrades, maintenance, and restoration of existing structures, as well as components of design related to new construction.
    • Conduct investigations and repair of failed existing building envelope systems.
    • Complete constructability and third party peer reviews of plans and specifications. 
    • Manage projects and teams in both new and existing construction in a variety of envelope-related projects, assuring QA/QC in the final product.
    • Conduct failure investigations and condition assessments of new and existing construction, providing litigation support if necessary.
    • Research history of buildings and any associated code updates that should apply.
    • Manage multiple projects with deadlines, preparing technical condition reports, repair design, bid documents, addenda, change orders and other construction documentation.
    • Ability to initiate, develop and maintain mutually beneficial client relationships.


    What You Will Need:

    • B.S. Architecture/Architectural Engineering/Civil or Structural Engineering degree or higher required.
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in the design or investigation of building envelope systems, construction document preparation, construction administrative services, and/or project management of building construction.
    • Registration as a Registered Architect or Professional Engineer is desired, but not required.
    • Will consider candidates with EIT and a building envelope background (0-5 years)
    • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Building Information Modeling software.
    • Good report writing skills with the ability to develop and commit to budgets, scopes, and deadlines.
    • Must be able to interact and communicate with clients at all levels (e.g. internal and external), and work independently with good judgment and critical thinking skills.
    • Ability to travel in and out of state on assignments (approximately 10%).
    • Physical ability to perform all of the following functions is required: Climb ladders, walk on roofs, enter and work in confined spaces, work outdoors in hot or cold weather, and lift up to 50 pounds using necessary safety equipment.
    • Perform duties that may require standing, walking, bending, kneeling, or squatting for prolonged periods of time.


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