Rimkus Consulting Group

Engineering Associate

US-AZ-Phoenix
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-1481
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering/Technical Consultants
Type
Full-Time

Overview

We are currently seeking an Engineering Associate for our Phoenix, AZ office to provide forensic consulting services requiring architectural/facility design/construction expertise for insurance, legal, industrial, and other clients. Requires a strong understanding of technical aspects of residential and commercial building envelope systems, building codes, and ADA guidelines. Provides oral and written reports of findings and, when needed, expert testimony. Manages multiple projects. In return for your talent and effort, we offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package—including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, employer-matching 401(k), a flexible work schedule, and opportunities for advancementFurthermore, a part-time position opportunity can also be considered.

Responsibilities

  • Performs forensic assignments within the field of construction/facility design based upon a scope of work and budget prepared by the consultant and agreed upon by the client in advance of performing the work.
  • Performs on-site architectural systems evaluations and inspections to determine the cause and origin of failed, defective, damaged, and /or potential resultant damage due to building components, and produces written forensic reports detailing the findings.  
  • Manages multiple projects. Coordinates with other support team members to produce client reports in timely manner.
  • Ensures that procedures are being followed and checks on safety features of the project during the time it is being completed.
  • Uses many different equations, applications, and figures to ensure the proper procedural application.
  • Ability to initiate, develop, and maintain mutually beneficial client relationships.

Qualifications

  • B.S. Architecture or B.S. in Civil Engineering degree or higher required.
  • 3-5+ years experience individually or combined as an E.I.T. or intern architect in the technical design of building envelope systems for construction documents, construction administrative services, and/or project management of building construction. 
  • Must have high level of analytical skills. Work requires continual attention to detail with the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Good report writing skills, ability to develop and commit to budgets, scopes, and deadlines are also required.
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with clients at all levels (e.g. internal and external), and work independently with good judgment and critical thinking skills.
  • Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Applications and computer assisted engineering and design software.

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