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NEXUS is a South Sound Building Envelope Consulting firm that works with Architects, Contractors, and Owners to provide durable, energy efficient building envelope solutions. We are a small office of Architects and Building Science Specialists who challenge ourselves to grow in our skills and value a work/life balance. We are seeking a Building Envelope Specialist to add to our growing Tacoma office.


Our ideal candidate has: 3-4 years of field experience; RRO; Certified IR Thermographer; certified Air Barrier Tester; FAA certified sUAS (drone) pilot; flexibility to work collaboratively in a team environment or independently from start to finish, based on project needs; is self-motivated and can manage their time efficiently; excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Performing site inspections and CA tasks such as submittal review and answering RFIs

  • Conduct field testing of exterior building envelope components including air barrier testing and water infiltration testing of glazing systems per ASTM and AAMA standards

  • Conduct building forensic investigations to identify the sources of failures

  • Preparing field reports following up site inspections, forensic investigations, and testing per company and industry standards

  • Some travel required


  • 3 years minimum field experience inspecting building envelope material installations (roofing, water barriers, and/or air barriers) experience installing said materials is acceptable

  • Desired certifications: RRO, certified IR Thermographer, certified Air Barrier Tester, FAA certified sUAS (drone) pilot

  • Able to lift and move equipment around a job site, up to approximately 50 lbs

  • Dependable, knowledgeable, and reliable, pays high attention to detail and takes the initiative in their work

  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with clients and team members


  • Employer sponsored medical, dental, and vision insurance, life/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability for employees. 

  • Family medical, dental, and vision insurance is available with an employer contribution. 

  • PTO; 

  • Paid holidays;

  • 401(k) plan and matching contribution;

  • Tuition Reimbursement; and

  • Professional development and much more!

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