WSP USA Building Enclosure Cx Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts
WSP, an award winning and innovative multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm, has an opening for a Commissioning Engineer regarding Building Enclosures Commissioning in the Boston, MA area. WSP works closely with architects and owners from around the world on large, complex projects with a focus on sustainability and energy performance of the built environment.
WSP is looking for a candidate to manage and guide as a local Building Envelope Commissioning Lead in Boston who will report to the National Commissioning Leader. Commissioning is the process and standard orientated to verify that elements of the design and construction meet the Owner Project Requirements (OPR), Basis of Design (BOD) and is very detail oriented. This role will manage and coordinate efforts and staff interfacing with our well-established Boston-based MEP Systems Commissioning (Cx) team and enclosure commissioning specialists.
The candidate must have project management capabilities and be well-versed in the following standards and guidelines:
ASHRAE Guideline 0-2019 - The Commissioning Process.
ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 202-2013 - Commissioning Process for Buildings and Systems.
NIBS Guideline 3 (2012) - Building Enclosure Commissioning Process BECx (now within ASTM Standards and Guidelines).
ASTM E2947-21a - Standard Guide for Building Enclosure Commissioning.
ASTM E2813-18 – Standard Practice for Building Enclosure Commissioning.
LEED V4, 4.1 and 5.
Work directly with the National Commissioning Leader and Building Enclosures Team on project deliverables and prospective business opportunities.
Perform analysis, design, peer review, and consultation of Building Enclosure systems, curtain walls, contemporary wall systems, roofing, below and above-grade waterproofing, parking structures, and other related construction.
Perform Building Enclosure related construction observations, administration, and evaluation of contractor performance to ensure project deliverables and quality standards are achieved.
Preparation and review of construction-related drawings, technical specifications, reports, and other construction documents related to the Building Enclosure for new and existing building construction projects.
Observe and perform field functional performance testing and construction mockup design and consulting for Building Enclosure systems; observe and review laboratory testing and processes.
Participate in forensic investigations and field reviews to determine design and repair options, building investigation reports, and other construction documents related to building investigations.
Participate in design meetings with owners, developers, architects, product manufactures, and other consultants; provide technical advice to clients, discuss progress of work, and manage project teams.
Provide technical design input parameters for the development of design and construction documentation.
Participate in building asset evaluation and management projects, including property condition assessment, reserve studies, pre-purchase surveys, and asset management for Building Enclosures.
Occasionally initiate, and regularly assist with marketing activities, participate in marketing presentations, and preparation of proposal and new project efforts as required or assigned.
Make contributions to company knowledge management and practice systems.
Contribute to the firm's reputation in the market and maintain client base and relationships.
Complete building enclosure commissioning projects.
Who You Are
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (preferred) in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Building Science, or Construction Management or other construction-related discipline.
5 to 7 years’ minimum work experience required in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Building Science, or Construction Management or other construction-related discipline.
Registered Engineer, Architect, or other applicable professional license preferred, or eligible for relevant registration.
IIBEC CBECxP (Certified Building Enclosure Commissioning Provider) is a preferred certification.
Other certifications for LEED and others should be indicated by the applicant.
Understanding of Functional Performance Testing for Building Enclosures.
Project management experience and deep skills in coordination between disciplines a plus.
Excellent communicator possessing strong writing, verbal communication, and presentation skills.
Proven success managing and contributing to Building Enclosure related projects involving commercial and residential buildings.
In-depth knowledge of building materials and construction processes for design, construction, and/or repair of building enclosures, waterproofing, cladding systems, roofs, parking structures, and other related construction.
Interest in innovative design, specifically in renewable energies and sustainable, and high performing buildings.
Knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, Office Suite, and related programs is preferred.
Experience in LEED, high performance buildings, building science analytics and building science modeling software, such as WUFI, THERM or energy modeling software is a plus.
Personal commitment to green issues/sustainability
Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving job site and field work are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).
About WSP USA
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 16,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
WSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
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