Heintges is an award-winning firm of 40 architects and engineers committed to the realization of building enclosures envisioned by the world’s most renowned architects. From concept design through construction, Heintges professionals are trained and personally mentored to become experts in the art, science, and engineering of facade design. We maintain a broad portfolio of superlative projects worldwide including art museums, cultural centers, mixed-use developments, and supertall towers.

Developing expertise in our office is a shared and open experience at both the project team and firm wide levels. The products of this initiative take many forms and range in scale from attending or presenting at national and international conferences, to discussion of ongoing R&D within intra-office forums, to brainstorming during regular office happy hours. Regardless of position, we are proud that every individual contributes to our supportive office culture with curiosity, inventiveness, openness, and rigor.

Senior Facade Architect / Engineer – San Francisco

Our San Francisco office has an opening for a candidate whose interests and qualifications include the following:

  • 5+ years of work experience in a professional architecture or engineering firm
  • Knowledge of enclosure design over a range of system types
  • Professional degree in Architecture or Engineering
  • Professional licensure, California preferred
  • Excellent communication, drawing, writing, and interpersonal skills
  • Design and detail oriented, patient, and flexible
  • Confident communicating through both hand sketches and digital modeling
  • Interest in working in the field, observing project installation on construction sites

Responsibilities to include:

  • Project Management for a diverse portfolio of projects
  • Designing, engineering, and detailing of exterior wall systems
  • Correspondence with clients and project team members
  • Leading discussions at client meetings
  • Modeling of envelope performance and analysis of results
  • Working with Managing Principal to develop office technical resources
  • Mentoring of technical staff
  • Writing Specifications
  • Reviewing contractor proposal and shop drawings
  • Witnessing laboratory performance testing
  • Project site inspections and reports
  • Periodic domestic and/or international travel for factory inspections and testing
  • Training will be provided to supplement each candidate’s previous expertise.


Entry Level Façade Architect / Engineer – New York City

Our New York City office has an opening for an architect or engineer in training, with the following qualifications:

  • Recent graduate from a professional degree program in Architecture or Civil Engineering.
  • Excited by the process of getting buildings built.
  • Naturally gravitates towards technical aspects of design.
  • Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills.
  • Confident communicating through hand sketches and computer drafting.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Revit, and 3D visualization software.
  • Interested in working in the field, observing installation on construction sites.
  • Detail oriented, patient, and flexible.
  • Values personal and professional development.
  • Some work experience in a professional practice is a plus.
  • Interested in occasional domestic and/or international travel.
  • Eligibility to work in the U.S. is required.

Responsibilities will be developed over time to include:

  • Designing, engineering, and detailing of exterior wall systems
  • Modeling of performance and analyzing results
  • Writing specifications
  • Participating in external client meetings
  • Interpreting architectural intent
  • Summarizing technical concepts so they’re easy to understand
  • Reviewing contractor proposal and shop drawings
  • Witnessing laboratory performance testing
  • Inspecting quality of prefabricated materials at factories
  • Inspecting progress on site
  • Writing reports

Heintges is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a women-owned business.  We maintain a diverse staff of highly motivated individuals and provide all employees with competitive benefits and compensation package.

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