Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 5:29 PM
AEI Consultants is currently seeking Independent Consultants to support our Building Sciences and Engineering division on a per project basis. Independent Consultant responsibilities include performing Property Condition Assessments (PCAs) under ASTM E2018 for existing commercial properties such as multi-family residential, office, hospitality, retail, industrial, educational, religious, educational, recreational, medical, and assisted living property types, as well as others. Independent Consultants have the opportunity to assess and report on the property condition of various commercial projects while maintaining autonomy over schedules and workloads. Duties: Project set-up, including regulatory research and coordination of site visits; Forensic assessment of major building systems and distressed conditions; Photo document site and record building system conditions; Conduct basic interviews and research covering property maintenance history; Make recommendations for maintenance and probable costs for building systems using AEI's cost and recommendation libraries; Write clear and concise condition and status reports using AEI supplied report templates and writing platforms; Review proposed or as-built construction drawings; Conduct public records research regarding building, zoning, and fire code violations; and Manage multiple projects. Required Skills and Experience: Three years experience completing PCAs under ASTM E2018; Understand client needs in transactional due diligence; Understand the performance of building and site systems; Must have advanced technical writing skills; and Should have a background in architecture, engineering, building forensics, construction management, and/or proven experience with this project type. A degree in architecture, engineering or construction management as well as industry experience is recommended. Requirements: Must have firm grasp of spoken and written English; Must be physically fit to manage stairs, and climb two or three story ladders within OSHA safety guidelines; Must work as a team member, utilizing the experience and knowledge of AEI staff who will review and critique reports prior to client delivery; and Must deliver outstanding on-time service with proactive solutions. Independent Contractors with AEI may also have the opportunity to conduct monitoring of new construction/renovation projects with our Construction Consulting Services (CCS) Division, to perform Energy Audits with our Energy Services Division, and/or conduct Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Audits, based upon Independent Consultant's qualifications and experience. See other Contractor Opportunities listed on this site.
• Location: East Bay
• Post ID: 83476007 eastbay