Senior Building Envelope Consultant

LVI Associates
Washington, DC
Nov 28, 2021
Dec 01, 2021
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
In this firm, you will spend almost as much time in the field as you will in the office. Applying your theoretical knowledge to every day practical applications for a variety of construction types - both new and modern and historic. By learning from the best in the industry, you can expect rapid progression and development of your own management skills which will ultimately assist in you becoming a very well rounded expert - ready to make a meaningful impact. We are looking for a mind that loves problem solving with a natural curiosity. Responsibilities: Assume responsibility for key aspects of projects and complete assignments with limited oversight. Perform hands-on investigations, condition assessments, and construction observations, which may include surveying, documenting distress, field testing, collecting data and samples, and preparing site visit reports Analyze field data and perform research and review of modern and historic construction documents, governing codes, and design guidelines to facilitate analysis, problem solving, and repair design Assist with drafting and preparation of conceptual, preliminary, and final client deliverable, including various construction documents, specifications, and written reports Interface with project teams, clients, contractors, and other engineering disciplines Qualifications: Bachelors, civil engineering / architecture, architectural engineering, building science or a related field. PE / SE / EIT licensure. Demonstrated interest in the design, construction, and repair of building enclosures; principles of heat, air, and moisture control within enclosure materials and assemblies; evaluation of building performance; and/or preservation and rehabilitation of historic structures. Physical requirements: Ability to attend meetings at the various office, field, and construction sites Ability to perform inspections of buildings and other structures, both visually and with instruments Ability to read construction drawings, diagrams, printed materials, and computer screens Ability to record data clearly and write passages for reports, letters, etc. Ability to safely work at heights Ability to safely use and/or operate ladders, scaffolds, lifts and other access equipment Ability to understand and appreciate safety training specific to numerous workplace and construction hazards Ability to safely work in a variety of occupationally hazardous locations Ability to drive and safely operate a motor vehicle This is an Equal opportunity employer, inviting all qualified applicants to apply.

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