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Environmental Analyst

Environmental Analyst

Job ID 
2017-1140
Job Locations 
US-TX-Houston
Category 
Architecture
Type 
Regular Full-Time

More information about this job

Overview

Leader in Architecture, Engineering, Interiors and Consulting services

With roots extending back to a two-person partnership formed in 1898 in Austin, Texas, Page Southerland Page, Inc. is today one of the most prolific and enduring architectural and engineering practices. A full-service design organization with offices in Houston, Austin, Dallas, Denver, San Francisco and Washington DC, Page provides architecture, interiors, consulting and engineering services throughout the United States and around the world. The firm’s diverse, international portfolio includes projects in the healthcare, academic, government and science and technology sectors, as well as civic, corporate and urban housing projects. With a staff of over 450 architects, engineers, designers, strategic analysts, planners and technical specialists, Page has the resources and professional affiliations to responsibly handle projects of all scales and schedules

Responsibilities

Page is seeking an Environmental Performance Analyst/Designer to assist in analysis and simulation of architectural projects in early design through design development.

Work would entail guidance to develop design workflows, planning tools and metrics to evaluate the environmental performance of buildings through advanced knowledge of current environmental analysis and parametric simulation tools within the Autodesk Insight / Dynamo and Rhino/Grasshopper platforms (Ladybug, Honeybee, Butterfly, DIVA, ArchSim, Heliotrope, Pachyderm, etc).

This individual will work closely with design teams to integrate high performance approaches in the design and planning of buildings and cities. Their aim will be to help to use metrics and analysis to help push the teams to establish ambitious and comprehensive goals for the environmental performance.

 

This individual will work closely with design teams to integrate high performance approaches in the design and planning of buildings and cities. Their aim will be to help to use metrics and analysis to help push the teams to establish ambitious and comprehensive goals for the environmental performance.

 

Responsibilties Include: 

  1. Set up, run, and interpret the following analysis and simulation:
    • Solar Radiation
    • Daylighting
    • Shadow Studies
    • Wind Studies
    • Wall Assembly Analysis
    • Climate & Comfort Analysis
    • Early Schematic “Simple Box” Energy Modelling
  2. Provide performance based design feedback to inform the design and development of Page projects & prepare graphics for design teams related to environmental performance.
  3. Develop tools and workflows for firm wide deployment. Train staff on use of basic analysis and simulation tools.
  4. Work as part of the sustainability team and as a link to design teams.
  5. Other Potential responsibilities depending on capabilities of candidate:
  • General design
  • Renderings
  • LEED & green building certification support
  • Post-occupancy evaluations
  • Project metric collection

Qualifications

  • Background in architecture or engineering with a professional degree from an accredited university, with preference for architecture background
  • Relevant professional experience (1-5 years)
  • Proficient in Revit BIM
  • Strong graphic design and communication skills
  • Collaborative attitude and ability to work creatively with designers
  • Technical understanding of building system and ability to interface with both design and engineering.
  • Ability to manage various projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of resilient design, material health, and social sustainability issues a plus