Senior Building Systems Engineer II - Solutions Development CT Platforms

Position Description

Job Summary

CertainTeed is looking for a Senior Building Systems Engineer II to join our Solutions Development team. This role will help develop and launch new products and processes to improve the sustainability, performance, and appeal of residential and commercial buildings. This role is part of a multi-disciplinary team of experts in building physics, engineering, materials science, industrial design, and architecture that focuses on the early-stage development of new system-based solutions for the building industry.

This role focuses on a variety of new horizon initiatives, including new interior and exterior finishes, digital tools, and building systems, all with a common agenda to make buildings easier to install, more durable, and more energy efficient. One major focus area for the team is offsite manufacturing, and this role would assist with the technical development and rollout of the CertainTeed “One Precision Assemblies” built-to-spec floor, wall, and roof panels.

Essential functions:

  • Prototyping new building products, systems, and processes
  • Developing and documenting product designs, construction details, and installation processes
  • Reviewing and preparing calculations, drawing sets, 3D BIM models, and shop drawings
  • Interfacing with consulting engineers, builders, and manufacturing partners for the design and production of panelized walls, roofs, and floor cassettes


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) + 12 years experience Master of Science or Engineering (MS or MEng) + 7 years of experience, or Ph.D. + 3 years of experience in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Building and Construction Technology, Building Science, or related fields
  • Experience working in construction, architecture, engineering, or design-build office
  • Knowledge of residential building construction practices, including hands-on experience
  • Ability to travel 25%

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain Research (SGR) North America is one of Saint-Gobain’s largest industrial research laboratories. The center is home to more than 400 employees working at the leading edge of innovation on multidisciplinary industrial research, preparing the future by designing tomorrow's products and processes across an amazing variety of markets and technical disciplines. Since 1985, SGR North America has been supporting existing businesses, developing future businesses, and nurturing talent.

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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Senior Building Systems Engineer II - Solutions Development CT Platforms

Location: Northboro, Massachusetts

Posting Date: 09/14/2023

Job Code: USA06959

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