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NY – EXPERIENCED FACADE ARCHITECT / ENGINEER    Apply

This is an opportunity for an architect or engineer, with 5+ years of experience in the design and construction of the building envelope, looking to grow into a Project Manager role. The individual will work closely with senior staff in the development, detailing, and analysis of a variety of facade and waterproofing systems while interfacing directly with the client, external design team, consultants, and construction teams during all project phases. Training will be provided as needed to supplement each candidate’s previous expertise to achieve full expertise, concept through construction, and advancement.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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
  • Developing 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

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • 5+ years of work experience in a professional architecture or engineering firm, or as an application engineer / derivative designer / facade designer for industry
  • Knowledge of enclosure design over a range of system types
  • 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
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Revit, and 3D visualization software
  • Professional degree in Architecture or Engineering
  • Professional licensure preferred
  • Authorization to work in U.S.

Starting salary range: $90,000 – 105,000

NY – ENCLOSURE ARCHITECT / EIT – KOREAN SPEAKER    Apply

Are your Korean language skills strong?  Do you have 2+ years of experience in an architecture or engineering firm? Do you enjoy in-person collaboration?

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with senior staff in the development, detailing, and analysis of a variety of facade and waterproofing systems.
  • Interface directly with the client, external design team, consultants, and construction teams during all project phases.
  • Analyze envelope performance through modeling.
  • Write Specifications.
  • Review contractor proposal and shop drawings.
  • Witness laboratory performance testing.
  • Perform and report on project site observations and field testing.
  • Expand firm’s shared knowledge through internal Research & Development.
  • Develop office technical resources, such as commonly used details and performance memos.
  • Regular domestic and/or international travel for factory inspections and testing.
  • Training will be provided as needed to supplement previous expertise to achieve full expertise, concept through construction, and advancement.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience in a professional architecture or engineering firm.
  • Proficiency in Korean language.
  • Knowledge of facade design over a range of system types.
  • 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.
  • Flexibility to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Revit, and 3D visualization software.
  • Professional degree in Architecture or Engineering.
  • Authorization to work in U.S. is required.

Starting salary range: $68,000 – 80,000

NY – ENCLOSURE, ROOFING & WATERPROOFING ARCHITECT / EIT    Apply

Do you have 2+ years of experience in the design and construction of building envelopes? Are you looking to grow into a Project Manager role on exciting innovative projects? We are looking for a motivated individual who is interested in broadening their involvement within the full range of envelope consulting services including roofing & waterproofing on impactful projects, both new construction and renovation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with senior staff in the development, detailing, and analysis of a variety of facade and waterproofing systems
  • Interface directly with the client, external design team, consultants, and construction teams during all project phases.
  • Analyze envelope performance through modeling.
  • Write Specifications.
  • Review contractor proposal and shop drawings.
  • Witness laboratory performance testing.
  • Perform and report on project site observations and field testing.
  • Expand firm’s shared knowledge through internal Research & Development.
  • Develop office technical resources, such as commonly used details and performance memos.
  • Regular domestic and/or international travel for factory inspections and testing.
  • Training will be provided as needed to supplement previous expertise to achieve full expertise, concept through construction, and advancement.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience in a professional architecture or engineering firm, or as an application engineer / system designer for a facade contractor.
  • Knowledge of facade design over a range of system types.
  • Experience in roofing and waterproofing including design and construction of various systems and assemblies.
  • Familiarity with ASTM standards, NRCA details, drainage strategies, and leak mitigation strategies is also preferred.
  • Experience in historic preservation or restoration.
  • Experience with design and inspection of masonry.
  • 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.
  • Flexibility to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Revit, and 3D visualization software.
  • Professional degree in Architecture or Engineering.
  • Authorization to work in U.S. is required.

Starting salary range: $68,000 – 80,000

ENTRY-LEVEL FACADE ARCHITECT / EIT – SAN FRANCISCO AND NEW YORK    Apply

Heintges San Francisco and Heintges New York have opportunities for an early career architect or EIT, who is excited to develop specialized expertise in building enclosure.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional or graduate degree in Architecture or Civil Engineering
  • 1-2 years of work experience in a professional practice
  • Naturally gravitates towards technical aspects of design
  • Self-starter who can demonstrate initiative, persistence, and independence
  • Perceptive, with the capacity to make good judgments and prioritize the best interests of a project.
  • Efficient with time management and able to balance work on multiple projects
  • Thrives with in-person collaboration
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Confident communicating through hand sketches and computer drafting
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Revit, and 3D visualization software
  • Detail oriented and flexible
  • Accuracy in drafting and picking up red-lines and comments on details
  • Excited by the process of seeing buildings built
  • Interested in working in the field, observing installation on construction sites
  • Confidence with driving independently to test labs and jobsites, which can be 3+ hrs.
  • Interest in pursuit of Architectural or PE licensure
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL BE DEVELOPED OVER TIME TO INCLUDE:

  • Interpreting and executing architectural design intent
  • Effectively summarizing technical concepts for design team coordination
  • Designing, engineering, and detailing of exterior wall systems
  • Energy performance modeling and analyzing results
  • In-depth research of materials, processes, and systems
  • Writing specifications
  • Participating in external client and design team meetings
  • Reviewing contractor proposals, shop drawings, and other submittals
  • Witnessing performance mock-up testing
  • Inspecting quality of prefabricated materials at factories
  • Inspecting progress on site
  • Writing reports

Work experience with any of the above responsibilities should be cited in cover letter.

Starting salary range: $60,000 – 68,000

SUMMER INTERNSHIP Apply

Heintges Consulting Architects & Engineers P.C. invites undergraduate and graduate students to apply for its annual summer internship program. The program offers experience in the design, engineering and inspection of high-performance building envelopes.

Heintges is an award-winning firm of 40 architects and engineers committed to the realization of innovative building enclosures which meet the highest levels of sustainability and performance. As envelope consultants, we collaborate with architects and owners on the technical design process to ensure the facade meets aesthetic and performance goals. Our role continues during construction administration and includes review and inspections of the fabrication and installation processes. We maintain a broad portfolio of projects worldwide including art museums, cultural centers, mixed-use developments, and supertall towers. Our work is guided by a shared commitment to quality and our talented staff collaborates with clients and contractors to deliver services which set the standard for our industry.

Internship Location:

This opportunity is based in our New York office and will be in-person.

Internship Duration:

June 3, 2024 to July 26, 2024 (8 weeks)

Internship Benefits:

  • The program will be structured to provide hands-on experience with design development, detailing and engineering tasks.
  • The candidate will have the opportunity to attend project team meetings involving the Architect, Owner and Façade Contractor on a variety of projects.
  • For work in construction phases, there will be scheduled factory and site visits to observe fabrication and installation of custom curtain wall systems.
  • Several educational opportunities will be scheduled, including structural and thermal analysis tutorials, lunch and learns, and an intern-led research project.
  • This is a paid internship.

Eligibility:

  • Interns must complete a minimum third year of architectural bachelor’s program or enrollment in master’s degree program in architecture or related field of study.
  • Interns must be returning to school in Fall 2024 to be considered.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. is required.
  • Prior to start date, intern must provide documentation of full Covid vaccination and booster(s).

How to Apply:

Applications are due by March 18th and must include the following to be reviewed:

  • Resume, limited to 1 page
  • Work sample, limited to 10 spreads
  • Cover letter, limited to 1 page. In addition to describing your interest in the position, please respond to the following prompt: Facades present a certain character to the public, offering simplicity, complexity or perhaps a richness to urban fabric. Please share an experience in which the design and execution of a specific building façade created a significant impact on its context or on you.
  • Virtual Interviews anticipated to take place between March 25th and April 5th. Successful candidate will be notified by April 15th.

Heintges is committed to the realization of innovative building enclosures which meet the highest levels of sustainability and performance. We maintain a broad portfolio of impactful projects worldwide including art museums, cultural centers, academic and government buildings, and supertall towers. Our work is guided by a shared commitment to quality, as our talented professionals collaborate with clients and contractors to deliver exemplary projects. Our firm is a certified WBE, and diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental for us. We support social justice work and engage in expanding access to the professions of architecture and engineering.

At Heintges we are focused on cultivating a supportive office environment of positivity, respect, professionalism, free sharing of information, and good work-life balance. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision insurance, PTO, 401K, profit-sharing, reimbursement for licensing, continuing education, cell phone, and more.