Construction Consultant

JS Held
Arlington, VA
Sep 14, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Full Time
Job Description J. S. Held is seeking a highly-motivated Construction Consultant with a strong focus on delivering exceptional service and superior work product to clientele. You will be responsible for the inspection, estimating, support, and delivery of multiple projects across various disciplines within the insurance and construction industries. JS Held is focused on learning and development and is continually looking to attract and retain top talent who are creative, self-motivated, and organized. We will only consider candidates with experience in construction and restoration including estimating, budgeting, project monitoring, schedule and delay analysis, cost analysis, construction defect, property loss, disaster recovery, litigation and expert testimony. Job responsibilities: · Interface with clients and project representatives · Perform field inspections and necessary site visits · Prepare damage assessments and preliminary budgets · Evaluate restoration measures and develop scope of repairs · Prepare estimates using RS Means, Xactimate 28, On-Screen Takeoff, and Microsoft Excel · Serve as liaison between clients and various contractors, vendors, restoration companies, etc. · Maintain required file work, quality standards, project documentation, and deliverables · Communicate with executive management to ensure deadlines and cost targets are met Ideal candidates exhibit the following attributes and background: · Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university · Minimum of 3-years relevant work experience, specifically within fields of construction, restoration, emergency services, or insurance property claims · Ability to travel locally Desired Qualifications: · Industry related degrees, credentials, or certifications · Previous experience using RS Means, Xactimate, On-Screen Takeoff, or Microsoft Excel · Willingness to travel overnight, out-of-state, or abroad · Strong project management skills · Strong analysis and critical thinking skills · Deadline and detail-oriented · Strong leadership qualities · Producers with a client base are strongly encouraged to apply but not required. Travel is required as necessary. JS Held offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) with a strong and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(k) match. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States for any employer. Company Description JS Held is dedicated to becoming the global leader in providing multi-disciplinary construction consulting services to the legal, construction and insurance communities. We specialize in property damage consulting, construction claims consulting, program & project management and dispute resolution services. JS Held is committed to recruiting and cultivating top industry talent to build a collaborative and diverse team of experts. Our consultants have a true understanding of how projects are planned and built based on years of practical construction and construction management expertise. We leverage this experience to provide local and cost efficient solutions and an unrivaled client experience. EEO Statement JS Held LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, JS Held LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. JS Held LLC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of JS Held LLC employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Please explore what we are all about at We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. M/F/D/V

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