Senior Building Enclosure Engineer

Burns & McDonnell   •  

Kansas City, MO

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


8 - 10 years

Posted 73 days ago

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Job Profile

Lead and execute building enclosure commissioning and retro-commissioning for complex buildings and systems in the mission critical, healthcare, laboratory, aviation, manufacturing, higher education, commercial building, water & waste water and onsite energy markets.

  • Lead the Building Enclosures Commissioning process according to ASTM 2813-12
  • Develop a preliminary budget for enclosure testing for projects
  • Witness on-site testing of enclosure system in new and existing buildings
  • Troubleshoot building enclosure on new and existing construction projects.
  • Plan, schedule, and perform work for mid to large size projects and programs.
  • Develop detailed work plans to help sell building enclosure commissioning services
  • Lead design reviews and propose recommendations for improvements.
  • Responsible for maintaining detailed and accurate commissioning project records including data, documentation and reports.
  • Responsible for commissioning of new retro-fits and new and existing buildings.
  • Develop and refine commissioning methodologies, tools, and standards in support of an evolving commissioning practice.
  • Cultivate effective relationships with existing and potential key clients, customers and contractors to develop business.
  • Actively participate in sales pursuits and proposal development.
  • Review and build computer simulations such as WUFI, WINDOW, and THERM

All other duties as assigned    


  • Required Skills

    • BS or BA in Architectural Engineering, Building Construction Science or BS or BA in Architecture from an NAAB accredited university is required.
    • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) or Registered Architect (RA) License will be preferred.
    • A minimum of 7 years of direct or related experience with building construction sciences, enclosure systems, architectural design, enclosure testing, enclosure commissioning and retro-commissioning.
    • Experience with new construction commissioning and/or commissioning of new retro-fits.
    • Strong facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.
    • Highly effective communicator with clear and concise writing and presentation skills.
    • High level of attention to detail with ability to quality-review work.
    • Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
    • Ability to forensically evaluate building enclosure systems and detect and evaluate deficiencies, quantify energy losses, and determine cost.
    • Expert with different types of stand-alone building enclosure testing equipment
    • Ability to evaluate and troubleshoot building enclosure systems.
    • Knowledge of DOE-2, eQUEST, Energy Pro, WUFI, Window, THEM and other modeling software.
    • Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx), Certification in the Commissioning Process, as an Energy Manager, or LEED Accreditation a plus.
    • Expert knowledge of site safety procedures, including electrical safety.
    • Experience developing and managing work plans, schedules and budgets.
    • Experience providing leadership to a diverse project team a plus.
    • Demonstrated experience in combined heat and power/cogeneration, central utility plants, data centers, healthcare facilities, laboratories, water/wastewater facilities, controls, building envelope, TAB, NETA electrical testing, renewable energy and other specialties a plus.
    • Ability to obtain appropriate US government security clearance and/or access to secured client sites.
    • Completion of/or ability to obtain OSHA 8 hour Safety Training Course is required.      


    Requisition ID 190470