Envelope Consultant I

Wheaton Sprague Building Envelope Wheaton Sprague Building Envelope Employer:
Thu, May 23 '24Posted on:

This is a remote opportunity for a proffesional providing support on projects in our key market areas, including New York Tristate, New England and Ohio. The applicant will have 5-10 years of experience, or commensurate experience within the building envelope industry at either a relevant A&E firm, full-service trade contracting firm, manufacturer, professional services company, related business, or combinations thereof. 


  • Support proposal process, scope definition, task estimates, and proposal development by senior staff or proposal manager.
  • Work toward capability of proposal writing and follow up as consultant ascends within the organization
  • Assist with managing assignments.
  • Be responsible for completing assignments on time and on budget (hours and dollars).  Communicate updated projections to supervision as assignment progresses (well in advance of negative trending).  Communicate projections of impending or eventual additional services to supervision well in advance so that payment for additional service efforts and expenses is cleared prior to expending efforts and expenses.
  • Prepare or support the preparation of change orders for added scope or services.
  • Maintain positive client relationship.  Interact with clients and contractors. Attend meetings with clients, contractors, and consultants at regular intervals
  • Stay current with new and emerging technologies, convey to WS colleagues.
  • Work in the field and travel by air, train and automobile as projects require.
  • Observe building envelopes at heights from aerial lift equipment and stages.
  • Apply building sciences as related to performance aspects of building envelopes.
  • Assist clients with building envelope design.
  • Prepare construction documents or peer review documents prepared by others.
  • Prepare or peer review 3-part technical specifications.
  • Review trade contractor proposals, qualifications, exclusions and submittals.
  • Observe and report on building envelope testing and construction.
  • Provide building envelope condition assessments and probable costing.
  • Prepare reports with captioned photographs and other technical reports.
  • Provide commissioning services.
  • Provide repair or remediation designs and assist with probable costing.
  • Participate in technical standards and/or professional organizations.


  • PE, RA, LEED AP, AWCI, NYC QEWI or other relevant  professional certification highly desired, but not required.
  • 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.
  • Strong computer skills including CADD, THERM, Bluebeam, Adobe, and Microsoft Office and other computerized solutions that are commonly used within this industry.  Willingness to learn and adapt to changing technologies, and with various methods of electronic file transfer.
  • Authorization to work in U.S.

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