Structural Facade Engineer

Island Exterior Fabricators - Boston, MA3.0


Island Exterior Fabricators is a multi-functional company at the intersection of architecture, engineering and construction. Our firm is focused on developing solutions for architects with unique requirements for building envelopes, whether it be exceptional performance, geometric complexity, aggressive scheduling, or cost. This is achieved through working with architects and contractors to develop custom solutions that utilize Island’s large scale, panelized, prefabricated products. All of Island's façade solutions are designed, engineered, and fabricated in- house and on-site. Island continues to work specifically on the most challenging of projects. We have worked on the design and delivery of some of the northeast region’s most iconic buildings for the world’s most notable architects, including Neil Denari, TEN Arquitectos, Grimshaw, Morphosis, SOM, Gensler, and Handel Architects.

Island is continually seeking smart, energetic and forward -thinking Structural Façade Engineers, with senior level experience. Island is comprised of ethically sound, forward-thinking employees who are creative, self-motivated, and organized. We are continually looking to retain top talent who encompass the same skill set. We currently have positions open in our Boston office.

Candidates should have a background exhibiting an exceptional track record in design, analysis, structural calculations and detailing of façade systems, as well as experience in the project managerial process (from design assist to façade installation).

Ideal candidates exhibit the following attributes and background:

  • Manage complex building enclosure projects providing leadership and expertise to internal project engineering teams including establishing project teams, objectives, schedules, and management of project deliverables.
  • Ability to work successfully in a collaborative team-oriented environment
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and knowledge
  • Curtainwall / glazing system experience
  • Experience with cold-formed, hot-rolled and aluminum design
  • Supervise and mentor other project professionals in multiple office locations
  • Experience in all phases of design, from conceptual design to construction documents
  • Actively participate in technical and professional associations
  • Lead, develop and further advance our engineering group
  • Direct multiple projects across the group and take responsibility for the engineering calculations

Education and Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree from ABET accredited institution with a focus in structural analysis/design
  • MA State Licensed Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Knowledge of current design codes and standards, specifically within the NYC and Boston markets
  • Prior experience in the construction industry
  • Senior-level candidates: minimum 5 years of façade design and construction experience
  • Ability to relocate and travel as necessary
  • Strong people management and leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Software proficiency in: RISA 3D, STAAD.PRO, AUTOCAD, Revit, Rhino and Mathcad

Island offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience), with a competitive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, FSA, life and voluntary life insurance, and 401(k).

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Job Type: Full-time


  • Professional Engineer (Preferred)