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Building Facade/Envelope Specialist

Florim USA

Florim USA

Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024


As the American subsidiary of Florim Group, based in Sassuolo, Italy, Florim USA stands as one of the largest and most technologically advanced porcelain facilities in North America. Located in Clarksville, TN, our expansive facility ranks as one of the continent's largest floor and wall porcelain tile manufacturing plants. Since its establishment in 2000, our facility has grown to encompass over 1.5 million square feet of covered space, producing over 100 million square feet of tile annually.

Our core values are centered around product innovation, quality, design, and ecological mindfulness. With numerous global and national environmental accreditations and certifications, our mission is to have a positive impact on society, the local community, and the environment. We're dedicated to producing high-quality products efficiently and sustainably, continuously exploring the latest technological advancements and best management practices. At Florim USA, we take a proactive approach to environmental stewardship, focusing on risk prevention, resource conservation, employee safety, and global community welfare.

Distributed under our MILE®stone brand, Florim USA proudly offers uniquely styled, Sustainable Tile, Made in the USA, in over 2500 stores nationwide.


The Building Façade/Envelope Specialist will be responsible for developing innovative facade programs using large format porcelain for clients. This role involves designing solutions for attaching large porcelain format products to new or existing buildings, engineering span charts for various thicknesses and wind loads, and providing standard details and exterior building renderings. Additionally, the specialist will offer consultancy to clients and sales teams, provide project-specific solutions, and assist in marketing facade solutions to Florim USA customers.


Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor or to support the overall objectives of the department and company. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
• Study and Develop Solutions for Building Façades/Envelopes: Explore innovative solutions for attaching large porcelain format products to buildings, including visible and concealed systems.
• Engineer Span Charts and Provide Standard Details: Develop engineering span charts for different thicknesses and wind loads and provide standard details for facade systems.
• Generate Exterior Building Renderings: Create visually appealing exterior building renderings for marketing and presentation purposes.
• Provide Consultancy to Clients and Sales Teams: Offer expert consultancy to clients and sales teams on facade solutions, including presentations to the architecture community.
• Offer Project-Specific Solutions: Develop shop drawings, structural calculations, and installation training for specific projects, ensuring accurate take-offs and support.
• Assist in Marketing Facade Solutions: Collaborate with marketing teams to promote facade solutions to Florim USA customers, contributing to sales efforts and brand awareness.
• Coordinate with Cross-Functional Teams: Collaborate with engineering, architecture, and construction teams to ensure cohesive integration of facade solutions into building projects.
• Conduct Performance Testing: Oversee and participate in performance testing of facade systems, including waterproofing, air barriers, and thermal barriers.
• Develop Maintenance Guidelines: Create guidelines for the ongoing maintenance of facade systems to ensure long-term durability and performance.
• Industry Trends: Keep abreast of industry developments and trends in facade design, construction techniques, and materials to inform innovation and improvement.
• Training and Support: Conduct training sessions and provide ongoing support to internal teams and external partners on facade installation and maintenance best practices.
• Product Development: Collaborate with R&D teams to develop new facade products and systems that meet market demand and regulatory requirements.
• Regulatory Compliance: Ensure that all facade solutions comply with relevant building codes, regulations, and industry standards.
• Budgets and Resources: Manage budgets and resources effectively to optimize project outcomes and meet financial objectives.
• Continuous Improvement: Identify areas for process improvement and contribute to the development of best practices and standard operating procedures for facade design and implementation.
• Maintain Documentation: Keep detailed records of all facade projects, including designs, specifications, test results, and project outcomes, for future reference and analysis.


Technical Expertise: Proficiency in building envelope design, construction, and performance analysis.
Problem-Solving Skills: Ability to identify and address complex issues related to building facades and envelopes.
Communication Abilities: Clear and effective communication skills to collaborate with internal teams, clients, and stakeholders.
Project Management: Strong organizational skills to manage multiple projects, deadlines, and resources effectively.
Attention to Detail: Thoroughness and precision in reviewing designs, specifications, and construction documentation.
Innovative Thinking: Creative approach to developing unique facade solutions that meet client needs and project requirements.
Team Collaboration: Capacity to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to achieve project goals and objectives.
Regulatory Knowledge: Understanding of building codes, regulations, and industry standards governing facade design and construction.
Customer Focus: Dedication to delivering high-quality, customer-focused solutions that exceed expectations.
Continuous Learning: Commitment to staying updated on industry trends, technologies, and best practices in facade design and construction.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Building Science, Construction, or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience preferred.
  • Building envelope certifications.
  • Experience in performing building envelope tests.
  • Proficiency with Autodesk suite, Microsoft Office suite, Adobe, Bluebeam Revu.
  • Knowledge and experience with ASTM / AAMA testing standards.
  • Experience in analyzing envelopes using thermography and various other diagnostic tools.
  • Availability to travel for presentations and sales assistance.
  • Availability to travel to visit projects and job sites.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screening and background check.
  • Must be willing and able to work 100% on-site at our corporate office in Clarksville, TN.


Florim USA is proud to be a company committed to our employees' well-being and the well-being of the environment and communities in which we operate. We offer salary and benefits packages competitively placed within the local market. The salary range for this position is $70,000 - $80,000 per year, or in line with the candidate's level of experience and qualifications. Additionally, you will enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Benefits start on the Hire Date
  • Free Employee Medical Insurance with Annual Physical
  • Discounted Dental/vision and other insurance packages
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • 2 Weeks Paid Vacation and 9 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Assistance (after one year)
  • Employee Discounts on Tile

Florim USA is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Florim USA provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.