Thornton Tomasetti is expanding our Facades Engineering and Consulting practice and have openings at several levels in multiple cities.
The Façades Senior Associate / Vice President is responsible for the management of projects and team oversight.
Essential Functions• Establishes broad project strategies, resourcing, and project performance goals.• Manages project profitability.• Technical expertise in façade design, ability to conduct up-front studies to determine appropriate design systems and develops/guides work, drawings, and calculations as needed.• Ensures that projects undergo standard quality assurance activities, including design reviews, documentation checks, and design checks.• Contribute to Thornton Tomasetti’s leadership by facilitating clear communications and guidance among team leaders, promoting professional relationships internally and externally.• Monitors staffing and resourcing needs, collaborates with other project managers, and reports to group leader.• Supports the development of company standards relating to façade consulting and commissioning.• Pursues new project work and serves as primary contact with client.• Performs weekly design reviews and provides comments for assigned projects.• Promotes Thornton Tomasetti’s services and reputation in the local and national markets.
Requirements• Experience: a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, including previous progressively responsible project management experience in facade engineering and design. An advanced degree can be considered as a part of the candidate’s relevant experience.• Proven knowledge of façade engineering practices, strong analytical and communication skills with the ability to build quick rapport with all levels of employees and clients.• Proven ability in problem identification, problem solving, and conflict resolution.• Technical expertise in roofing, waterproofing, air barrier, and building envelope systems.• Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of architectural design, drafting, detailing, building materials, building codes, construction techniques and costs.• Professional licensure in at least one jurisdiction preferred.
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Architecture. Master’s degree preferred.