Project Consultant
Building Technology
Posted on 9/28/2023
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

501-1,000 employees

Engineering firm specializing in structural analysis and consulting
Company Overview
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is a national engineering firm that stands out due to its commitment to holistic problem-solving, leveraging a diverse range of technical expertise and industry knowledge to deliver comprehensive solutions. The company's culture encourages constant questioning and testing of limits, fostering a deeper understanding of structures and materials, which not only aids in explaining failures but also contributes to the development of current standards and future innovations. With over 600 employees across eight locations in the US, SGH's industry-leading teams demonstrate a consistent drive to redefine possibilities in their field.
Industrial & Manufacturing
Government & Public Sector

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Waltham, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Must have Bachelor's degree in civil, structural, mechanical, or architectural engineering
  • 2 years of professional engineering experience in building design & construction or an allied field. Including experience with elevated building access, mechanical repair, AutoCAD, & Revit
  • Send resume to [email protected]
  • Perform bldg. envelope assessments & investigations, (Review documents of conditions, incl. architectural drawings & construction docs , describing systems, products & details used in orig. construction & subsequent maintenance; Perform building condition field surveys; Document existing conditions of bldg. envelope systems & components & identify areas of possible fatigue & failure ( material damage, evidence of water, air or vapor intrusion, insufficient drainage, material incompatibility, construction means & methods & similar);; Conduct various in-situ tests, in accordance with industry standards ( AAMA & ASTM), using equipment & techniques to assess hidden conditions & identify/confirm areas of failure in bldg. envelope components; Communicate results from field survey, investigation, & testing through reports, drawings & oral presentation.)
  • Design for remediation on smaller scale projects: ((Develop conceptual remediation repair designs & options; assist w/ preparation of engineer's cost estimates for repairs; Identify areas for destructive testing in bldg. envelope assemblies to dvlp repair designs integrated w/ existing assemblies; Monitor the destructive testing & document existing conditions; Refine remediation design & dvlp repair construction docs incl. drawings (using AutoCAD, Revit, & BlueBeam) & technicalspecs ; Use 3D display tools (SketchUp, Revit & Rhinoceros 3D) to illustrate complex system integrations & sequencing; Assist in dvlpmt of repair mock-up extent & testing procedure, & observe testing to validate remediation design.)
  • Design for new construction on smaller scale projects: (Review design docs by architects, engineers, & other design professionals to understand project scope & design intent; Prepare written basis of design narrative identifying recommended bldg. envelope systems, components, & integration techniques, & identify relevant design performance criteria & preliminary values in coordination w/ bldg. code requirements & other project consultants; Coordinate computer modeling of hygrothermal analysis of specific bldg. envelope assemblies & assist in evaluation of the results; Review architectural design drawings & technical specs during the design process & provide review markups & recommendations, incl. sketches, to convey waterproofing, roofing, & flashing design intent.)
  • Construction administration support: (Attend preconstruction & construction coordination meetings & advise team on bldg. envelope issues; Review contractor submittals & RFIs based on construction docs & field conditions; Visit sites to observe bldg. envelope systems construction for compliance w/ construction docs s, & report on observations & recs; Inspect select waterproofing system installations, maintain & track outstanding installation items required for completion & certify final installation.)
  • Project mngmt for smaller scale projects: (Contact clients on behalf of principal re: various aspects of project incl. communication of complex technical info. , schedules, deliverables; Meet deliverables & scheduling requirements; Coordinate = staffing; Monitor budgets & review project invoices; Provide on-the-job training & mentoring to entry-level staff, incl. assigning & reviewing work, directing jobsite activities & sharing knowledge of bldg. envelope systems.)