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Job Description

  Thornton Tomasetti applies engineering and scientific principles to solve the world’s challenges. An independent organization of creative thinkers and innovative doers collaborating from offices worldwide, our mission is to bring our clients' ideas to life and, in the process, lay the groundwork for a better, more resilient future. We provide support and opportunities to our employees to achieve their full potential and cultivate a rewarding career.Our Façade Engineering practice provides consulting services to architects, building owners, and developers. Our suite of specialty analyses helps solve complex design challenges, improves constructability, maximizes energy efficiency, and increases security. We offer a range of services for the full building life cycle to help clients execute ambitious architectural visions. Our consulting services include materials research, specialty analyses, detailed design, engineering and construction support, and glass and façade failure investigations. In the technology-driven cladding industry, innovation comes with the territory. Nearly two-thirds of the facades we design and engineer are based on customized systems that involved unique combinations of materials. The RoleWe have an opportunity for a Project Engineer to join our Façade Practice. This individual will be responsible for the detailing of facades and running relevant analyses, materials, and systems research, and coordinating project work with the team. Must be conscientious and creative, detail-oriented, and professional with attentiveness to client communications.Responsibilities

  • Analyzes façade performance with specialized software (i.e. loading, thermal analysis, condensation risk, geometry).
  •  Researches materials and systems to determine specific project suitability.
  •  Interprets building codes and project/design/construction specifications.
  •  Prepares façade detailing in 2D and 3D format for client communication.
  •  Assists in construction administration, responding to RFIs, and organizing submittal logs.
  •  Attends construction meetings, performs site inspections, and prepares field reports for clients.
  •  Interacts with team members and clients regarding project information.


  •  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Architecture. Master’s degree preferred.
  •  Professional Engineer and/or SE License preferred.
  •  Must have façade experience for large-scale projects.
  •  Ability and willingness to travel within the US and internationally.

BenefitsDepending on your employment status, benefits may include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Disability and other voluntary benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Childcare
  • Paid Time Off, Family Leave for New Parents, Volunteer Time
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Commuter Transit (where available)
  • 401k retirement savings with Company matching on employee contributions and/or qualified student loan repayments
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • And other various wellness, diversity/inclusion and employee resource programs and initiatives

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