Building Enclosure Consultant - Senior

Philadelphia, PA

Full Time Building Enclosure Consultant - Senior

Philadelphia, PA

RWDI is a global engineering consulting firm, bringing our wide range of experience and skills together to develop a better, holistic solution for our clients.  We share a fundamental dedication to earning the trust and exceeding expectations of our clients.

Are you looking for your next career move? 

Are you drawn to analyzing and solving problems in a client focused, consulting environment?

RWDI is seeking a Building Enclosure Consultant to join our team in our Philadelphia office.  This team’s current and active project portfolio is diverse and exciting. We deliver valuable design support to architecture teams and aid in the realization of high-performance enclosures of new and existing buildings – from early design stages through to on-site construction guidance and performance verification.  We help clients tackle complex challenges in the built environment by combining innovative thinking, collaborative problem solving, and a passion for expanding the boundaries of the possible. We pair extensive studies into building science with developed technical experience in building enclosures to deliver project-specific technical advice.

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in enclosure consulting, architecture, engineering, construction management, or related field.  This is considered a and intermediate to senior level position with minimal supervision from more senior consultants.

This role includes but is not limited to:

  • Review enclosure details and specifications prepared by our clients
  • Assist clients with system selection for building enclosure
  • Analyze building assemblies and details for technical performance
  • Observe construction and installation of building enclosure systems in the field, including review of mockups and observation of quality assurance testing.
  • Research building codes and industry standards
  • Research enclosure systems and products for performance, compatibility, and durability.
  • Local travel required.  Occasional overnight travel required
  • Physical aspects of job - climb ladders and stairs

We are accepting applications from candidates with the following qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience with 5+ years’ experience focused on building enclosure design, review, and assessments
  • A minimum of an Undergraduate Degree in architecture, engineering, or related field.
  • Understanding of building science and how the building enclosure controls heat, air, and water.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts in straight-forward language
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once
  • Other desirable skills and experience:
  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or Revit
  • Familiarity with building performance modeling software
  • Familiarity with early to mid-20th century buildings
  • Familiarity with energy code
  • Familiarity with building commissioning
  • Construction or construction management


  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus Program
  • Learning Spending Account
  • 401K Matching
  • Fitness Allowance
  • Group Benefits  

Thank you in advance for your application.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

RWDI endorses and practices the principles of equal opportunity employment.  

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process.


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