Forensic Engineering-Sr Project Manager (Forensic & Rehab Sciences)

Location: Denver, CO
Sr. Project Manager (Forensic & Rehab Sciences)
  • Job Title: Sr. Project Manager
  • Reports To: Department Manager
  • Location: Denver, CO
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Company Overview
My client is a leading building science and forensic consulting engineering firm with offices throughout the nation.  They serve clients throughout the US and internationally.  Their continued growth results from trusted relationships with outstanding clients and an unyielding commitment to their success while adhering to their own CORE values of:
  • Ownership
  • Community
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Optimism
My client is a fast-growing, private, entrepreneurial firm.  Due to their continued success, they are expanding their staff to meet the demand and need of their clients. The culture is employee-centric and promotes professional growth, opportunity, education/training, and is always considering the next strategic move for advancement of the company and staff.  The work environment is challenging, fast-paced, multi-faceted, dynamic and professional.

Position Summary
The Senior Project Manager is responsible for identifying, planning, directing, performing, and overseeing all aspects of Forensic and Rehabilitation projects. This role will be primarily responsible for responding to client requests regarding new projects, conducting or overseeing forensic engineering to determine solutions to address the client’s requests, oversight and development of construction documents including architectural/structural engineering drawings, specifications, and bid documents, construction administration,  while providing technical review, mentorship, and training to designers and technicians.
Project responsibilities will include managing a rehabilitation project from investigation/assessment through design, bidding and finally construction administration.
Acts as technical liaison on matters pertaining to field of practice; applies advanced techniques, modifications and theories.  Performs with little guidance or oversight and high degree of discretion and judgement.

Roles & Responsibilities
The primary role of the rehabilitation sciences project manager is to identify, plan, direct, and coordinate each of the critical rehabilitation project life cycle phases.  These phases typically involve the following:
  • Assessment 
    • Conduct on site investigations and field review of existing buildings
    • Review background documentation to determine original construction detailing and identify areas of risk (i.e. water penetration, air leakage, and/or condensation, etc.)
    • Areas of focus are structural engineering, building enclosures, commercial roof systems, waterproofing systems, and exterior facades including masonry.
  • Evaluate 
    • Prepare and present reports and presentations of findings that document the existing conditions and evaluate future risks and provide recommended solutions for rehabilitation projects and/or maintenance.
    • Client interactions to determine appropriate solutions given constraints.
    • Working with business development team to develop proposals, scope of services, and budgets.
  • Design 
    • Participate and/or lead in design meetings with owners, developers, architects, and/or other consultants for the rehabilitation of Properties that vary in size and complexity for which company is the designer of record.
    • Coordinate with internal designers, drafters, engineers and consultants for preparation of construction drawings, specifications, bid documents.
    • Conduct drawing, detail and specification reviews throughout the design process.
    • Review shop drawings and submittals for conformance with the design intent, performance with respect to the various building science and engineering principles, and for any scheduling of work issues.
  • Oversee 
    • Facilitate the bid-process, including leading pre-bid meetings, responding to contractor questions, issuance of addenda’s, reconciliation of bids, recommendations to Owner.
    • Conduct on-site quality assurance observations to review construction for conformance to contract documents, industry standards, manufacturer requirements and/or best practices.
    • Prepare site visit reports.
    • Conduct Construction Contract Administration services including RFI responses, submittal reviews, pay app requests, coordinate OAC weekly meetings, etc.
    • Provide oversight of technicians and specialists performing field review including technical and directional advice. Review site visit reports for consistency and technical accuracy
    • Assume full managerial responsibility for all aspects of the project; scope, schedule, design, quality, staff, and execution
  • Communication
    • Act as trusted advisor to Clients and prospective Clients; own and develop the Client relationship
    • Explore opportunities to enhance service with or up sale existing clients/projects
    • Proactively keep clients and stakeholders informed of project status and changes
  • Tracking
    • Perform project tracking and quality control including; regular project status reviews of actual vs planned; take appropriate actions to address variance to project plan; follow standardized procedures for change orders and all company processes/procedures
    • Manage time and resources effectively using the department look ahead planner; maintain and communicate schedule
    • Ensure personal utilization consistently above 90%
Qualifications and Skills
  • High school diploma/equivalent required
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in civil or structural engineering, construction or architecture preferred
  • P.E./AIA or other relevant licensure preferred
  • Certification in industry-specific  technical areas (roofing, fenestrations, waterproofing, commissioning)
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in the building envelope consulting industry
  • Specialized focus in 5 or more industry areas of technical expertise (structural engineering, commercial roofing, cost estimating, etc) preferred
  • Technically competent and able to effectively communicate and build rapport with clients, co-workers and sub-contractors
  • Must have practical understanding of building enclosure systems, specifically roofing, waterproofing, claddings, fenestration, and air/water/thermal/vapor barriers.
  • Excellent skills in technical writing and oral communication
  • Flexible, responsive and confident multi-tasker able to work independently, handle multiple deadlines and accommodate shifting priorities.
  • Must have ability to lead and contribute to team in a collaborative, interactive environment
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to quality, organization, meticulous attention to detail, and consistency in work product
  • Previous experience working with project invoicing and budget management
  • Previous successful results in upselling services/scope
  • Preferred proficiency in one or more design/modeling software programs, including AutoCAD; Bluebeam®, WUFI, THERM, etc.
  • Travel is required
  • Must be able to independently lift 25 lbs.
My client offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including monthly variable bonus program, year-end bonus program, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long and short term disability insurance, flexible spending account and 401(k). We offer generous time off benefits, including paid time off to perform charitable work in the community.
Darcy LaBeau
EJS Group

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