Technical Director – Enclosures Practice


  • Assume technical leadership of the enclosure engineering studio overseeing all work within. Set the bar for technical excellence as well as commercial success. 
  • Provide necessary leadership on large scale multi-disciplinary projects as Project Manager on our largest, most complex projects ensuring technical excellence as well as commercial success.
  • Mentor junior staff both in terms of technical delivery as well as project management. 
  • Develop and maintain an academic and professional network from which to successfully recruit necessary talent to support the office vision and delivery of work. 
  • Undertake prerequisite project management training through Walter P Moore’s training program to become proficient in our project management procedures including technical standards, delivery processes and financial management. 
  • Explore the firm’s business structure, become familiar with its operation, and identify opportunities to engage and make an impact. Be fully committed to finding these opportunities and ready to take on additional responsibilities as deemed appropriate. 
  • Engage and become proficient in utilizing our business development infrastructure to develop clients and generate work that is aligned with our strategic business development plan. Work with key firm leaders to establish the practice business development strategy, prioritize activities around this strategy, and establish market position on the West Coast.
  • Become a leadership peer and a key leader in the growth and maturation of our Enclosure Engineering practice. 


  • 15+ years of experience with enclosure engineering and design across all aspects of the practice including design, project management, engineering, construction and delivery.
  • Extensive knowledge of Enclosure design, materials and systems analysis. Must have extensive understanding of curtain wall, window wall and other cladding technologies.  
  • Master’s degree in Architecture, Building Science or Structural Engineering.
  • P.E. or AIA in California is preferred; licensure in other states in addition to California favorably plus.
  • Must have proven portfolio and industry network particularly manufacturers, design build contractors, and installers.
  • Should have proven experience leading medium to large teams to deliver large complex enclosure projects both technically and financially successfully.
  • Candidates must possess and demonstrate strong leadership and communication capabilities necessary to mentor a young and growing team.

Walter P Moore is an equal employment opportunity employer, and provides equal employment opportunities (including offering competitive compensation and benefit packages) to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to any characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Pay Transparency Disclosure Statement:

This position has an annual salary range as stated below and is, in good faith, an estimate. The actual offered salary will be dependent on the candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, geographic location, industry experience and internal equity. Walter P Moore reserves the right to offer more or less than the posted range based on the criteria previously stated and will do so in a manner that does not discriminate against a candidate’s protected status per local, state and federal law.

$155K - $183K in LA


Walter P Moore is an international company of engineers, architects, innovators, and creative people who solve some of the world’s most complex structural and infrastructure challenges. Providing structural, diagnostics, civil, traffic, parking, transportation, enclosure, WPM technology and construction engineering services, we design solutions that are cost- and resource-efficient, forward-thinking, and help support and shape communities worldwide. Founded in 1931 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, our 800+ professionals work across 24 U.S. offices and 7 international locations.