Building Envelope Consultant

Curtain Wall Design & Consulting, Inc - Chicago, IL


National/international building envelope consultancy seeks highly motivated exterior wall consultant for Chicago, IL office.

Successful candidates must possess the following qualifications:

  • Knowledge of aluminum-and-glass curtain wall systems; window systems; masonry; stone; precast concrete; or unitized/panelized façade systems featuring barrier wall, rain screen or pressure equalized performance capabilities; and have understanding in the use and application of sealants, flashings, thermal insulation, and air/water/vapor barrier materials within the systems listed above;
  • Be able to read and understand architectural and structural drawings, wind tunnel test reports and technical specifications;
  • Be able to work with clients and other consulting staff to develop new architectural details and/or remedial details and specifications for exterior building enclosure systems;
  • Be able to work outdoors in the field observing installation on construction sites; performing existing wall condition surveys and performing diagnostic testing in accordance with industry standards;
  • Be able to communicate and work both independently and within a team environment;
  • Have excellent communication and writing skills;
  • Be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, Bluebeam;
  • Some travel required.

The following qualifications are considered a plus, but not required:

  • Licensed (or working toward licensure) Architect or Engineer;
  • Experience with AutoCAD or Revit;
  • Participation in National Standards Committees.

Additional Information:

  • Compensation: Compensation commensurate with experience.
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact this job poster.
  • Company benefits for a full time position.


  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term/long-term disability benefits
  • Vacation and Sick Time Off
  • (8) Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Profit sharing
  • Employee related events

Job Type: Full-time


  • Relevant: 3 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)