Rimkus Consulting Group

  • Forensic Architect

    Job Locations US-MA-Hopkinton
    Posted Date 9 months ago(6/12/2018 10:53 AM)
    # of Openings
    Engineering/Technical Consultants
  • Overview

    Provides forensic consulting services requiring architectural/facility design expertise for insurance, legal, industrial, and other clients. Requires a strong background and understanding of technical aspects of residential and commercial building envelope systems, building codes, ADA guidelines, construction documents preparation, and the standard of general architect’s responsibilities. Provides oral and written reports of findings and, when needed, expert testimony. Manages multiple projects. 


    • Performs forensic assignments within the field of architecture/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 architectural 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.
    • May serve as team leader or project manager. May be required to supervise and/or evaluate performance of associate team members.
    • Ability to initiate, develop, and maintain mutually beneficial client relationships.


    • B.S. Architecture degree or higher required.
    • Registered Architect required in Massachusetts, NCARB preferred
    • Minimum of 10 years experience individually or combined as an architect in the technical design of building envelope systems for construction documents, construction administrative services, and/or project management of building construction. 



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