compensation: Depends on Experience and Education employment type: full-time
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BAI is always looking for talented, motivated people who are passionate about technical architecture. We are building envelope consultants operating primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area, although our work in Southern California and other areas is constantly growing. Our office is in San Rafael, California. We are not design architects, so please do not apply if you are interested in design. Knowledge and experience with waterproofing and the building envelope is required.
We are looking for a full-time Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Project Architect or Project Engineer. Please check out our website for further qualifications and responsibilities: http://www.blancoarchitecture.com/careers
Staff members are responsible for design and consulting services for several projects. Duties include:
Analysis of various building conditions during design.
Development of design solutions specific to building envelope issues.
Materials selection and specification.
Coordinating with the client, contractor and design team during design and construction.
On-site testing and analysis of newly constructed or existing buildings.
Technical writing and report production during forensic analysis of existing buildings.
Senior level staff may participate in depositions and litigation as a part of an expert witness team.
Staying abreast of emerging technologies and construction methodology.
Contract document preparation.
Peer reviewing drawings.
Product and systems selections and recommendations.
Site investigation and testing: water intrusion and fenestration testing.
Site survey work and data collection.
5+ years experience.
A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or an associated field.
Valid PE or architecture license for Project Architect or Project Engineer positions.
Previous experience in building envelope consulting is a must.
Expert understanding of building systems, construction materials and methodology.
Technical expertise in building envelope design.
Well-developed understanding and design experience in roofing, waterproofing and building envelope systems.
Experience with repair, renovation, re-construction and historical restoration within the realm of architectural design and project management for commercial, residential, multi-family, public and historical projects.
Strong problem solving skills.
Experience producing architectural or engineering construction drawings in both CAD and by hand.
A good familiarity with building codes and regulations, and interfacing well with building officials.
Thorough understanding of building systems, construction materials, application and methodology.
Strong communication skills both verbally and in writing; experience with technical writing is a must.
Proficiency with Apple iWork or MS Office software (we are a mac-based office).
Familiarity with professional standards of communication including email and telephone etiquette.
An established reputation in the industry and good working relationships with industry partners preferred.
A valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required.
Must be able to climb ladders and scaffolds.
Construction experience greatly preferred.
Excellent Benefit Package Includes:
Medical and Dental Plan.
Three weeks of paid vacation per year.
Discretionary bonus program issued quarterly, based on average billable time percentage.
401(K) plan with 5% employer match.
Eight paid holidays per year.
Flexible work hours.
Mobile phone, paid seminars, continuing education, professional affiliations and licensing.
Please send your resume and cover letter in PDF format. Excellent written communication and technical report writing are an important part of the position, so if there are grammatical and/or spelling errors, you probably will not be considered. Please address your expertise with each bullet point listed. Must be legally able to work in the USA. Thank you!
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