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Heintges New York has an opportunity for a Facade Architect, who is an early career architect or EIT that is excited to develop specialized expertise in building enclosure. They are looking for an individual who is creative, inquisitive, and driven to explore the technical design of building envelopes.  

Facade Architect Duties

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Professional or graduate degree in Architecture or Civil Engineering.
  • 1-2 years of work experience in a professional architecture or engineering practice setting.
  • 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 teamwork, as office is an active environment for mentorship, collaboration, and design innovation
  • 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.

Application

When applying for the role of Facade Architect at Heintges New York, work experience with any of the responsibilities listed above should be cited in the applicant’s cover letter.

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