Construction Claims/ Vice President/ Expert Witness

Employer
JS Held
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Nov 12, 2018
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Vice President Expert Witness Construction Claims 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 and restoration 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 JS Held is seeking an Assistant Vice President Construction Claims professional with experience in construction delay cost claims contract negotiations estimating and bid preparation purchasing and quality control negotiating subcontract agreements design and budget management as well as complete life cycle project management expertise Job responsibilities Strong background in construction scheduling planning project management and supervision Practical experience on construction job sites In depth knowledge of project planning scheduling site logistics subcontractor relations and change orders Expertise with a variety of project scheduling software including Oracle P Primavera P SureTrak and Microsoft Project Maintain required file work quality standards project documentation and deliverables Oversight and review of direct report work product and personnel management Strong written skills and ability Ideal candidates exhibit the following attributes and background years Construction Industry Experience or as an Engineer or Architect years experience in preparing analyzing CPM schedules and claims Knowledge of P critical path impact analysis delay liability assessment productivity analysis and delay damage calculation essential Litigation support testimony experience required Experience working with attorneys owners developers and contractors Must have excellent written and communication skills Live and work in the Washington DC area or willingness to relocate to the Washington DC area Qualifications Industry related degrees credentials or certifications 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 Demonstrable track record in providing consulting services litigation support and expert testimony plus but not mandatory Preparing expert reports and testifying at depositions and trials plus but not mandatory 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 k match Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States for any employer 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 re all about at www jsheld com We are proud to be an EEO AA employer MFDV Company Description We specialize in property damage consulting construction claims consulting program project management and dispute resolution services We are 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 www jsheld com We are proud to be an EEO AA employer MFDV