Jobs: Building Performance Analyst Wanted at Arch Nexus

Position Description:

We are looking for an experienced Building Performance Analyst to join our employee owned firm. This position is for an analyst who can work collaboratively with the architectural team to inform and influence design from initial concept, through all phases of design and certification. Candidates are expected to scale their efforts appropriately to the phase of design to adequately guide projects towards energy goals.

About Us:

Architectural Nexus is a people driven, architectural design firm who values inspiration, stewardship, and regeneration. We have offices in two locations: Salt Lake City, Utah and Sacramento, California. Our Sacramento office building is the first and only Living Building in California and our Salt Lake City office building is aiming to become the first Living Building in Utah. As an employee owned firm (ESOP) we value and reward the contributions of all employees.


  • Collaborate with the design team to meet energy goals.
  • Generate whole building energy analysis from concept to certification.
  • Analyze energy envelope, HVAC, lighting, and other building systems.
  • Evaluate airflow, thermal comfort, and indoor air quality.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must be passionate about regenerative design
  • Proficient with daylight modeling.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Architectural Engineering or related discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of energy modeling experience in the AEC industry required. Preference given to candidates with more experience.
  • Strong understanding of building science and building technology systems such as HVAC, envelope, and lighting.
  • Proficient with IES-VE energy modeling software.
  • Experience with modeling protocols such as ASHRAE 90.1, California Title 24, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  • Proficient and experienced in creating modeling reports for LEED certification requirements.
  • Comfortable receiving and incorporating critical feedback.
  • Ability to work quickly and be deadline oriented.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • BEMP certification
  • Ability to calculate Life Cycle Analysis
  • Familiarity with Revit
  • Familiarity with CFD analysis
  • Experience with scripting and programming

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • We are an Employee Owned Firm (ESOP)
  • Large-firm opportunities in a small-firm culture
  • Excellent medical and dental benefits
  • Matching 401(k) and/or Roth 401(k) plan
  • Twice yearly bonus program
  • Holiday and vacation benefits
  • Paid volunteer time
  • 6 weeks paid parental leave
  • Pay commensurate with abilities and experience

Email resumes to:
Brian Cassil, MBA
Principal | Director of Communications

Thanks for sending your resume; we look forward to getting to know you.

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Jobs: Architect Wanted at Arch Nexus

Arch Nexus is seeking a talented and motivated licensed architect to work in either our Salt Lake City or Sacramento Offices. The successful candidate will work with an integrative team through all phases of design including programming and planning, to develop and document holistic designs for a variety of project types. This position is for someone who has the ability and is motivated to create places that enrich people’s lives through a thoughtful design process, technical expertise, integration across all design disciplines, and collaboration with all project stakeholders. Applicants should enjoy working in an integrative environment, demonstrate strong communication and design skills, be a self-starter and a problem solver.


  • Responsible for ensuring that the overall design intent of the project as established by the Project Designer is incorporated into the detailed documentation.
  • Monitor the design process from conceptual phase through construction administration, ensuring the design idea is consistent and properly executed.
  • Responsible for technical resolution and coordination for a project or a defined portion of a project.
  • Checks completed plans for accuracy.
  • Fosters and maintains a collaborative professional working relationship with the entire Project Team.
  • Responsible for communication with other disciplines, consultants, and contractors to ensure incorporation of all project requirements and provides support as necessary.
  • Ensures that construction detail documentation conforms to quality assurance, quality control and best practice standards.
  • Fosters a commitment to client service.
  • Develops a positive relationship of trust with clients and other project stakeholders.
  • Attends on-site visits to observe construction progress and attend project meetings as required for the project. Prepares and coordinates the review of contractor’s schedules, submission of RFI responses and other coordination documents in order to verify design intent.
  • Integrates sustainable design solutions into projects.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Licensed Architect in the State of Utah.
  • 3 years of architecture design experience.
  • Proficient with Autodesk Revit.
  • Proficient with Bluebeam Revu or other markup software.
  • Able to prepare a full set of construction documents.
  • Sustainable design accreditation a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of design, trends, and construction methodology.
  • Knowledge of architectural building systems.
  • Knowledge of sustainability and integrated design.
  • Knowledge of building codes and ability to research and apply/incorporate into technical documents
  • Ability to work in team environment.
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
  • Participation in professional organizations is a plus.


  • Arch Nexus is an employee-owned company. Employees build ownership with the company through tenure (no direct contributions are required on the part of employees to attain ownership).
  • Competitive salaries based on experience and abilities.
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Matching 401(k) plan.
  • Twice yearly bonus program.
  • Paid holidays and vacation time.
  • 6 weeks of paid parental leave.
  • Paid volunteer leave.

About Arch Nexus:

Architectural Nexus is a people driven, employee-owned, architectural design firm focused on stewardship, inspiration, and regeneration. We have offices in Sacramento, California and in Salt Lake City, Utah. Our Sacramento office is located in the Historic R Street community and is the only Certified Living Building in California. Our Salt Lake City Office building is currently pursuing Living Building Certification.

Email resumes to:
Brian Cassil, MBA
Principal | Director of Communications

Thank you for sending your resume; I look forward to getting to know you.

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