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BUILDING DEFECT CONSTRUCTION TECHNICIAN in Walnut Creek, CA, USA

Company: AVELAR
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

East bay Architecture/Engineering firm seeks a qualified person for the position of Building Defect Construction Consultant. AVELAR is an East-Bay forensic architectural firm expanding our team of forensic, construction defect litigation, design, and construction support services working with Engineers, Contractors, other design and construction Consultants, and Attorneys on challenging multi-disciplinary projects. -The ideal candidate will be comfortable managing time between external field investigations and internal tasks such as documentation and analysis to support the writing of construction defect reports, repair scopes and cost estimates. -The ideal candidate will have strong comprehension of building functions and have experience in construction, investigation, and the repair of existing building structures. Licensed General Contractor is a plus! Candidate should be familiar with commercial and residential construction codes and standards. The ideal applicant needs strong oral and written communication skills, will demonstrate leadership, and will have well developed computer skills, as well as proficiency with the full range of Microsoft products (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). We appreciate self-starters with attention to detail, who is well-written and have a love for problem solving. We encourage our staff to be a creative with an innovative mindset, divergent thinking skills and able to work independently as well as collaboratively. Full time, immediate opening.Consultant Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct on-site inspections including field testing, sampling, and documentation
  • Perform field investigations, surveys, and the analysis of a variety of existing building types and construction materials
  • Coordinate with other project retained consultants
  • Research building codes and contractor standard of care
  • Analyze, research, and investigate data
  • Investigate and diagnose issues that relate to the building envelope, structural design, materials, and construction process
  • Provide technically sound solutions to problems
  • Prepare investigative reports and final project deliverables
  • Develop repair / replacement scopes of work for damaged buildings
  • Participate in client and expert meetings, depositions, and trials to explain findings and recommendations
  • Retention and development of client relationshipsConsultant Qualifications and Skills:
    • Knowledge about and experience in the construction industry
    • General Contracting license (CA) a plus
    • Ability to climb ladders & scaffolding and inspect attics & crawlspaces
    • Advanced communication, organizational and presentation skills
    • Working knowledge of building science
    • Strong technical, written, and verbal communication skills
    • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and Excel
    • Driver's license and automobile insurance must be in good and current standing
    • Full Covid-19 Vaccination requiredCompensation & Benefits:
      • Competitive salary (negotiable based on experience)
      • Medical, dental & vision coverage with generous employer contribution
      • 401(k) pension plan with employer contributionAbout AVELAR:For more than 46 years, our team consisting of architects, contractors and engineers has solved complex problems related to construction defect litigation. -Projects include both plaintiff and defense representation for construction deficiency issues involving a variety of building types and systems. - -Our services include building defect analysis, forensic architecture, and engineering, building envelope design, cost estimating, and project management.AVELAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. AVELAR will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.Compensation
        • Competitive salary
        • Full Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
        • 401k
        • Paid holidays and PTOMail, e-mail resumes to: - - - - - - - - - - - - -AVELAR590 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 200Walnut Creek, CA 94596Attention Meagan Svendsenmsvendsen@ravelar.com

Keywords: AVELAR, Walnut Creek , BUILDING DEFECT CONSTRUCTION TECHNICIAN in Walnut Creek, CA, USA, Professions , Walnut Creek, California

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