Career Opportunities in Miami Office

We are seeking to add a highly-motivated mid-to-senior level Construction Consultant to our team of multi-disciplinary consultants. The individual should have experience performing site visits, condition assessments and documenting findings, confirming scope of work, analysis and evaluation of estimated repair and replacement costs for commercial, residential, industrial, marine and inland structures. Experience in document review and analyses of schedules, contracts, change orders, daily construction reports, authoring technical reports, and construction litigation is desired.

 Responsibilities and Duties include:

  •  Fieldwork to document as-built conditions and extent of damage to structures as a result of natural (wind, water, fire, earth movement, etc.) and/or human-induced origins (design and construction errors/omissions). Natural events can include large catastrophes such as regional floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, fires and earthquakes.
  • Evaluate conceptual and detailed repair estimates for scope and pricing accuracy.
  • Understanding of historical data and pricing for the development and or evaluation of repair and replacement cost estimates.
  • Assess site exposures/construction risks and be able to appropriately analyze cost and reflect these in an estimate.
  • Identify costs and associated potential hidden exposure/risk to develop rough order of magnitude cost estimates.
  • Assist in the preparation of work scopes, instructions to bidders, bid forms or solicitation of relevant information, as needed.
  • Perform research to support opinions.
  • Communicate with Clients, interface with Governing Officials, Contractors and Consultants.
  • Manage multiple projects, executing them on time and within budget.
  • Retention and development of Client relationships.
  • Willing to travel, as needed, on short notice at times.

Education and Experience requirements:

  • 10 + years of experience (variety of public and private projects) including $5 million+.
  • Bachelor degree in Construction Management or similar field and/or industry level experience preferred.
  • Proven analytical and interpretive skills in preparing comprehensive and accurate construction cost estimates (detailed and conceptual).
  • Experience in property loss estimating is desirable.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Extensive experience with Xactimate, RS Means, Microsoft Excel and Word, on-screen takeoff software and/or other construction estimating software.
  • Excellent math and computational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience in providing Litigation Support including Expert Testimony at Depositions and/or Trial, Mediation and Arbitration proceedings, desirable.

 

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States and have a good driving record.

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We are seeking to add a highly-motivated mid-to-senior level licensed Professional Engineer to our team of multi-disciplinary licensed engineers. The individual will have knowledge in the behavior of structural systems and their components for use in forensic engineering relating to residential, commercial, industrial facilities, marine and inland structures. Experience in performing failure cause & origin analysis on building systems, authoring technical reports, and construction litigation is desired.  Building system types include, but not limited to, steel, concrete, masonry, wood, roofing and building envelopes.

Responsibilities and Duties include:

  • Field work to document as-built conditions and damage to structural systems as a result of natural (wind, water, fire, earth movement, etc.) and/or human induced origins (design and construction errors/omissions). Natural events can include large catastrophes such as regional floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, fires and earthquakes.
  • Utilize building codes, technical knowledge of structural behavior, and understanding of construction practices to establish repair scope recommendations as well as cause and origin analyses.
  • Evaluate design drawings and documentation.
  • Communicate with clients, interface with code officials and contractors and provide detailed reports.
  • Manage multiple project assignments, executing them on time and within budget.
  • Retention and development of client relationships.
  • Willing to travel, as needed, on short notice at times.

Education and Experience requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering from an ABET accredited program required.
  • Minimum 10 Years Structural Engineering experience in design or other backgrounds that promotes an understanding of structural behavior.
  • State of Florida Licensed Professional Engineer through NCEES examination. Multiple state registrations (or ability to obtain) a plus.  Able to obtain licensure in Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Puerto Rico.
  • Knowledge of national building and construction codes (ICC, ASCE, AISC, ACI, NDS, etc.).
  • Knowledge and experience of structural engineering concepts, principles, and practices.
  • Knowledge of multiple types of construction, a plus.
  • Field experience.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in providing Litigation Support including Expert Testimony at Depositions and/or Trial, Mediation and Arbitration proceedings, desirable.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States and have a good driving record.

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We are seeking to add a highly-motivated mid-to-senior level Roof Consultant to our multi-disciplinary consulting team. The individual will perform field observations, roof assessments, cause of damage determinations, non-destructive testing and materials investigation relating to residential, commercial, institutional and industrial facilities. Experience in performing failure cause & origin analysis on roofing systems, authoring technical reports, and construction litigation is desired.

Responsibilities and Duties include:

  • Fieldwork to document as-built conditions and damage to roofing systems and components as a result of natural (wind, water, fire, earth movement, etc.) and/or human-induced origins (design and construction errors/omissions). Natural events can include catastrophes such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes.
  • Ability to investigate roof failures and identify causation.
  • Diagnose roofing system and assembly conditions and develop scopes of repair.
  • Ability to develop roof repair/replacement cost estimates, desirable.
  • Communicate with Clients, interface with code officials and contractors to address construction issues and provide detailed reports.
  • Manage multiple project assignments, executing them on time and within budget.
  • Retention and development of Client relationships.
  • Willing to travel, as needed, on short notice at times.

Education and Experience requirements:

  • 10 years plus of experience in roofing for new and existing structures including investigation, design, testing and/or installation.
  • Understanding of building systems with various roofing systems for commercial, industrial, single- and multi-family, high-rise buildings and structures.
  • Understanding of roofing details including but not limited to, flashing, interfaces with adjacent building systems, and roofing systems.
  • Experience with low-slope roofs including built-up roofing systems (BUR), metal panel roofing systems, polymer-modified bitumen sheet membranes, thermoplastic and thermoset single-ply membranes, and spray polyurethane foam-based roof systems.
  • Experience with steep-slope roofs including asphalt shingles, clay and concrete tile, metal panel and tile roofing systems, slate, wood shakes and shingles, and synthetic roofs.
  • Experience in roof testing including infrared, nuclear, or electrical capacitance surveys; core sampling; ASTM procedures; and gravimetric analysis.
  • Experience with utilizing third-party laboratories for analysis of roof samples for roofing system and assembly failure determination, desirable.
  • Membership with IIBEC (formerly RCI, Inc.) a plus along with Registered Roof Consultant (RRC) or Registered Roof Observer (RRO) status preferred.
  • Knowledge of local and national building codes and design practices for roofing systems.
  • Knowledge of standard construction practices.
  • Field experience.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in providing Litigation Support including Expert Testimony at Depositions and/or Trial, Mediation or Arbitration proceedings, a plus.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States for any employer and have a good driving record.

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