Building Enclosure Consulting Entry-Level Position

Firm Name: 
Building Exterior Solutions (BES), a division of Terracon
Contact Name: 
Keith Simon
Contact Email: 

Our Austin BES/Terracon office is seeking an entry level employee (academic background in architecture, engineering, or construction) and a significant interest in building science or building enclosure systems. We are looking for a professional to support investigation, design, testing and repair of new and existing building projects with oversight and support from collaborative subject matter experts. Experience is great, but a thirst for knowledge and a passion for building science and building enclosures is critical. Consider joining our dynamic and collaborative team to support our commercial, institutional, and multifamily projects.

General Duties & Responsibilities May Include:

  • Building Evaluations and Failure Investigations
  • Peer Review and Design Assistance
  • Hygrothermal Modeling, Energy Modeling, and other Simulation Tools
  • Construction Observations (preconstruction meetings, mockups, installation review)
  • Acceptance and Diagnostic Testing (water penetration, air leakage, roof uplift, etc.)
  • Litigation Assistance, Support

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years experience in building design and/or construction preferred
  • Entry-level Facilities professional; assignments are designed to develop knowledge and abilities.
  • Works typically on smaller, routine projects.
  • Assists in performing assessments, inspections, and testing.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports, plans, specifications, calculations, and research.
  • Assists and gains exposure to projects of greater complexity and scope.
  • Performs and sometimes oversees contract administration for small-to-medium projects.
  • Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.
  • Bachelor’s degree in building science, architectural engineering or related building field and 0 - 5 years’ experience in facility assessment. Or, in lieu of a degree, 4-9 years’ related experience.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.

Interested applicants send a resume to Keith Simon