Project Manager - Building and Construction

Employer
Intertek
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Jun 16, 2019
Closes
Jun 19, 2019
Ref
154872244
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 43,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers' operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely. Ranked #14 on the 2018 ENR list of Top 500 Design Firms, and with more than a hundred offices across North America, the building and construction team provides the architectural, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on site. From testing, inspection and certification services to building sciences solutions, the company delivers Total Quality Assurance to the built environment. Project Manager responsibilities will include project management of small to medium-sized projects. The work will include building enclosure consulting for new design and the evaluation, investigation, and design of repairs for existing buildings. He/she will manage a challenging major project, or multiple projects requiring supervision of team members and client relationships. A project manager must maintain professional relationships and involvement in their field of technical expertise through professional associations, committee work, and industry involvement. Duties: Assist with new design consulting and peer reviews of plans and specifications for building enclosures Perform initial review of architectural drawings, shop drawings and submittals pertaining to the building enclosure Assist with/perform field performance testing and water leakage testing of roofing and waterproofing systems, windows, curtain walls, and other building elements. Assist with construction administration services, including mock-up testing and shop drawing reviews, and conduct factory inspections and site visits. Assist with/perform forensic investigations and documentation of existing conditions including wall claddings, windows, curtain wall systems, roofs, skylights, plaza waterproofing and below grade elements. Assist with remediation design of building enclosures. Prepare professionally written technical reports. Prepare sketches and details using AutoCAD or hand-written techniques. Litigation support for projects involving all of the issues discussed above. Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Architectural Engineering plus 5 to 8 years of industry experience, preferred.Professional registration or ability to obtain registration within one year, preferred.Technical knowledge of building constructionTechnical understanding of building enclosure systemsField experience or strong interest in working onsiteAbility to read and understand architectural drawings and specificationsAbility to perform office tasks and physical labor tasksAbility to perform work from ladders, boom-lifts, scaffolds, roofs, etc.Ability to efficiently work on projects independently and in a team environmentExcellent organizational and project management skillsDemonstrated ability to meet deadlinesStrong technical writing and communication skillsConsistent and professional interaction and communication with clients and project teamAbility to travel outside local area, depending on local work load and project locationsMust have a valid driver's license and an acceptable Motor Vehicle ReportAbility to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screeningPreferred Skills:Field experience with diverse building types.Investigation of existing walls for leaks and other performance issues.Familiarity with ASTM testing of exterior walls for air and water infiltration and mock up testing.Safety Training/Scaffold Certification.Experience in difficult access/industrial rope access/rock climbingAutoCad/Revit/BIM/Sketch-up proficiencyActive in professional organization(s)