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Forensic Building Consultant - Environmental

Company: AVELAR
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Forensic Building Consultant - Environmental
Our long-established forensic architectural and engineering firm requires a Forensic Building Consultant knowledgeable in microbial investigations to join our full-time staff. AVELAR is a dedicated team of architects, engineers, and construction consultants with a range of specialized skills ready to solve complex construction and environmental related problems. Our services include forensic architecture and engineering, reconstruction design, structural engineering, indoor air quality, schedule damages, cost estimating, and project management.
Position Summary:We are interested in growing and developing our well established and well recognized environmental department. -This includes but is not limited to indoor air quality investigations, cause of loss determinations and investigations, providing detailed written protocols and assisting with mitigation and repair strategies. The ideal candidate for our firm will have a documented history of performing indoor environmental evaluations, have a solid understanding of how a building functions, and have experience with insurance companies, property managers and attorneys. Prospective candidates will have experience in design, investigation, and repair of existing building structures. Candidates should also be familiar with commercial and residential construction codes and standards. We appreciate self-starters with attention to detail, who can write well and a love for finding solutions. We encourage all of our staff to be creative and to think outside the box, so we're looking for a consultant who can fit well in that environment. Most of all, we are looking for someone who genuinely cares about the clients as most of them have been injured by their environments.
Consultant Duties and Responsibilities: - - - - - - -Position reports to Principal Consultant - - - - - - -Have a working knowledge of the IICRC S500 and S520 - - - - - - -Be able to physically inspect attic and crawl spaces - - - - - - -Be able to research building codes and contractor standard of care - - - - - - -Conduct on-site inspections including field testing, sampling, and documentation - - - - - - -Analyze, research and investigate data - - - - - - -Investigate and diagnose issues with building envelope, structural design, materials, construction process - - - - - - -Provide technically sound solutions to problems - - - - - - -Prepare investigative reports and final project deliverables - - - - - - -Develop repair / replacement scopes of work of damaged buildings - - - - - - -Working from field notes and photographs to conceptualize a detailed repair scope estimate - - - - - - -Development of unit costs for detailed repair scope - - - - - - -Retention and development of client relationships
Consultant Qualifications and Skills: - - - - - - -5+ years in construction with an emphasis in insurance repair and environmental remediation - - - - - - -IICRC Certification a plus - - - - - - -Advanced communication and presentation skills - - - - - - -Working knowledge of building science - - - - - - -Strong technical, written, and verbal communication skills - - - - - - -Conversant with statistical analysis - - - - - - -Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office; Xactimate is a plus - - - - - - -Ability to work independently - - - - - - -Driver's license and automobile insurance must be in good and current standing - - - - - - -Ability to climb ladders, work at heights, inspect crawl spaces and attic spaces and travel by car / air to job sites. Proof of COVID vaccination required

Keywords: AVELAR, Walnut Creek , Forensic Building Consultant - Environmental, Professions , Walnut Creek, California

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