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Senior Staff Architect

Company: Terracon
Location: Concord
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Mid-Senior Staff Architect - Building Enclosure Focused24064BR Job Description Are you looking for a more professionally rewarding career opportunity? Add some excitement and challenge to your career asTerracon's Los Angeles and East Bay offices are looking for a Mid to Senior level Building Enclosure professional for our Building Enclosure consulting practice in these markets. You will work with our local office leaders and Facilities technical professionals from around the US to deliver necessary services in this market. For us, quality and doing what's right for our people and our clients is key. -

Why should you work with us? Because for us, quality and doing what's right for our people and our clients is key! At Terracon, we are driven by a growth mindset and believe that mentorship relationships are a two-way street - we learn from each other no matter what our experience level. You will be mentored by a team that believes in work life balance, healthy work environments, a diverse and equitable atmosphere, assertive communication, setting you up for success, and led by leadership that empowers you to excel in your endeavors. -In addition, Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off and holidays. If you are up for an exciting and challenging opportunity for your career, we look forward to visiting with you!

As a part of our team, you will assist in Building Enclosure investigations and remediation design, on-site accessibility reviews, Property Condition Assessments (PCA), and Facility Condition Assessments (FCA) for a wide range of clients. Work may include on-site assessment of all major components, building systems, and other infrastructure. This will be balanced with in-office/hybrid report assessments, and team meetings/trainings. Services may be provided for existing or proposed projects in the commercial, retail, multi-family, hospitality, senior living, industrial, medical, and/or governmental sectors. Assessment methods will be primarily visual examination, but may include non-destructive testing (IR Scans, Moisture Meters, fenestration testing, etc), and destructive examinations - all of which we will train you for if you're unfamiliar with the process! Client deliverables range from reports of findings and recommendations to working with an A/E team to develop restoration design documents and construction administration.

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • Engage with local Terracon office leaders.
  • Assist and help project manage -internal teams and coordinate with external -project teams. -
  • Assist in managing and participate with teams in the performance of -building diagnostics projects that include, but -are -not limited to roofing, -fa--ade, waterproofing, foundations, field testing. -
  • Assist in developing and/or reviewing design construction documents related to rehabilitation or remedial building system projects based on our recommendations for system improvement. -
  • Capable of analyzing technical aspects of subject area, defining scope and selecting problems for investigation, and assisting in recommending design changes.
  • Peer review -construction -documents, protocols, Scopes of Work, and other similar documents associated with -various building system design -and -repair/restoration. -
  • Perform and/or direct field testing and investigations for the diagnosis of building system issues related to condition, performance and service life. -
  • Prepare and write reports that are professional in language with a logical presentation of technical ideas and recommendations. -
  • Prepare proposals, develop scope of services, establish fees, manage projects from -personnel, financial and schedule standpoint, for approval by senior level professionals.
  • Work closely with senior-level project manager and/or Registered Architect of Record to gain project management and architecture experience.
  • Assist on or perform Building Enclosure investigations and remediation design. May also assist with on-site accessibility reviews, Property Condition Assessments (PCA), and Facility Condition Assessments (FCA) for a wide range of clients.
  • Interacts with client and project team in developing scope of services and communicating project progress.
  • Mentor younger, junior and/or less experienced Facilities division professionals to cross train on building enclosure services. -
  • Participate in one or more technical/professional associations.
  • Possess excellent communication skills and the ability to provide constructive criticism.
  • Possess a growth mindset and understand that learning is a two-way street.
    • 4-8 years' of experience -in building enclosure consulting, including but not limited to condition assessments, destructive investigations, system diagnostics, and remedial design. -
    • B.S. in Architectural Engineering, or Bachelor of Architecture are required. Any specialization in Building Science is a plus. -
    • Architectural Intern designation required and ability to become a Registered Architect
    • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record. -
    • For Los Angeles: regional travel, generally in and around the Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego areas. Some travel to the Bay Area and Sacramento.
    • For East Bay: regional travel, generally in and around the Bay Area and Sacramento areas. Some travel to Los Angeles Metro Area.
    • -Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
    • Strong written and oral skills.
    • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.
    • Desire to learn, excel, take on stretch assignments, and willing to ask questions/for help!
    • Possess a growth mindset and willingness to learn new subjects/technologies.
    • Software: Microsoft Office Suite and Teams, Bluebeam Revu, AutoCAD, AdobeSign Great to have but not required:
      • Credentials such as CEM, Cx, RRC, RRO, RWC, REWC, RBEC a plus. -
      • Knowledge of the California Building Code.
      • Basic knowledge of the accessibility standards of the ANSI A117.1, the 1991 and 2010 ADA Standards, the Fair Housing Act, UFAS and Section 504. About TerraconTerracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon's growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

        Terracon's vision of "Together, we are best at people" is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.EEO StatementTerracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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