Overview

NOVA Engineering & Environmental, is seeking a Building Envelope Professional in our Charlotte operations. We are looking for an experienced engineer, architect, or consultant who is self-motivated, has a desire to learn, positive attitude, and a strong work ethic.

Primary duties will include:

  • Perform field testing of roofing, waterproofing, windows, curtainwall systems, and other building components in accordance with various ASTM, AAMA, and ANSI standards.
  • Perform forensic evaluations and investigations on building enclosure components.
  • Perform construction administration services and quality assurance site inspections related to building enclosure components to verify conformance with construction documents, manufacturer, and industry standards.
  • Review construction documents including architectural drawings, specifications, submittals, RFIs, and shop drawings relative to the building enclosure.
  • Writing of technical reports documenting testing performed and observations.
  • Produce building envelope design documents (i.e. drawings and specifications).
  • Some in-state overnight travel may be required and occasional out of state overnight travel. The position will be predominately field located.

Essential Functions:

For this position the employee will be providing quality control testing and inspection duties for commercial, retail, educational, multi-family, low to high-rise and manufacturing type structures for the public and private sectors. Successful candidates will have some field experience or a strong desire to work onsite and understanding of various construction types with an emphasis on roofing and building enclosure components. The employee must demonstrate an interest in the building envelope field and have the knowledge of or the ability to quickly learn standards within the construction industry. Much work is performed unsupervised (i.e. employee is in the field as the Company’s representative) but under the direction of a Professional Engineer or Project Manager.

Minimum Qualifications, Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor of Engineering/Construction Management or similar, or comparable experience
  • 2-8 years of experience.
  • Technical knowledge of building construction.
  • Technically competent in effectively communicating with others (both orally and written).
  • Ability to solve minor or complex problems using logic, judgement, and problem-solving.
  • Ability to read and understanding plans and specifications.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Valid State Driver’s license with clean driving record.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with building enclosure systems such as wall claddings, windows, curtain wall systems, roofs and waterproofing.
  • Ability to work in and review work in AutoCAD or Revit.
  • Certified in operation of boom lifts or willingness to become certified.

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

  • 70+% Field Assignments
  • Climb ladders, scaffolds, and work off mechanical lifts
  • Willingness to travel.

 Check out our Perks:

  • In addition to our welcoming company culture and competitive compensation packages, our employees enjoy the below benefits:
      Comprehensive group medical insurance, including health, dental and vision
  • Opportunity for professional growth and advancement
  • Certification reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Company-observed paid holidays
  • Company paid life insurance for employee, spouse and children
  • Company paid short term disability coverage
  • Other supplemental benefit offerings including long-term disability, critical illness, accident and identity theft protection
  • 401K retirement with company matching of 50% on the first 6% of employee contributions 
  • Wellness program with incentives
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Use of take-home Company Vehicle for daily travel to work sites

NOVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. NOVA does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.