Architectural Wall Systems, Inc.’s Austin office has an opening for a senior design engineer experienced in the design and analysis of curtain wall cladding systems and/or other structures background.
Position Overview: Engineers will be responsible for all aspects of design, development, and project management of various types of facade structural systems, a variety specialty component structures, and a knowledge and understanding of the design of “Components and Cladding” structures as defined by the International Building Code.
Position Description Summary
As a fully competent engineer in all conventional aspects of the subject matter of the functional area of the assignments plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedure, and criteria. Devises new approaches to problems encountered. Requires sufficient professional experience to assure competence as a fully trained worker. Completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree may be substituted for experience.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of a significant project or a total project of moderate scope
Performs work which involves conventional engineering practice but may include a variety of sophisticated features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of traditional materials, and difficult coordination requirements
Job requires a broad knowledge of precedents in the specialty area and a good knowledge of and practices of related specialties
Must demonstrate the ability to learn industry standards, maintain a high level of productivity, and work along with other team members
Always understands that the CLIENT IS OUR FIRST PRIORITY
Performs any other duties as may be required, from time to time, by Management
Consistently displays a sense of urgency for all tasks and deadlines
Standards of Performance:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents
Meet or exceed defined goals in billable hours, revenue generated, and rework
Ability to effectively respond to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints
Ability to write correspondence and engineering reports using original or innovative techniques or style
Ability to make compelling and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to management, clients, and or other associates
Ability to effectively present information to top management
Ability to comprehend and apply principles of advanced calculus, modern algebra, and advanced statistical theory
Ability to work with concepts such as limits, rings, quadratic and differential equations, and proofs of theorems
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems
Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.) in its most difficult phases
Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables
Word processing, Spreadsheets, Engineering software, Internet and E-mail applications
Follow company policies and procedures
Attend and participate in company meetings as appropriate
Has displayed a positive attitude and has maintained a cooperative working relationship all other employees
Has consistently shown the ability to recognize and deal with priorities
Always displays a sense of urgency for all tasks and deadlines
Has demonstrated good planning skills which ensure the achievement of company goals
Support other company initiatives and analytical projects as necessary
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum, or equivalent, plus appropriate continuing education, professional work experience generally 5 – 10 years
Licensed Professional Engineer; preferred
Able to work across organizational lines to achieve results
Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while still maintaining attention to detail
Impeccable organizational skills
Must possess a high level of personal integrity
Strong analytical skills and ability to implement continuous process improvement
Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)
Word processing, Spreadsheets, Engineering software, Internet and E-mail applications.
Ability to handle pressure and stress while maintaining high level of performance and productivity
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is highly dependent on applicants experience explicitly relating to the field of curtainwall and cladding.
About Architectural Wall Systems
In January 1986, Kevin McClintick, P.E. with foundation in structural engineering and cladding design set out to establish Quality People, Products and Services. Engineering tailored in line with customer needs was the goal. Architectural Wall Systems, Inc. has been successful in this pursuit in excess of 25 years and continues to provide a unique level of engineering, design and consulting support within the architectural wall industry.
Currently combining 35 years of design experience with a select team of engineering professionals, AWS strives to maintain a philosophy of “design excellence and professionalism” with each project we undertake. Each member of our staff recognizes the importance in supplying services which are cost effective and provides the client with an end product that is accurate, complete and readily usable. Architectural Wall Systems provides a one-on-one experience that focuses on timely response and personalized attention for each and every project.
AWS strives to provide a performance level that is unequaled in the industry and serves as a key to the success of our client, our company, and ourselves. Our individual approach is as a dedicated employee... looking out for the best interests of our client. We hold client relationships with the utmost importance on a business as well as a personal level. Effective communication is recognized as a necessity. Keeping our clients aware of our progress allows two party input and proper direction to maximize efficiency. Efficient and cost effective design is tailored to each of our client’s requirements and expertise. Our engineering submittal packages provide the client with an information source that allows the reviewer to fully understand the approach and application.