Project Manager – Building Sciences and Engineering
AEI Consultants is currently seeking a Project Manager to join our expanding Building Sciences and Engineering division. As a Project Manager, your primary responsibilities will include performing Property Condition Assessments of existing commercial properties and monitoring new construction or renovation projects. AEI also offers energy and ADA audits. Working knowledge of these specialty services is a plus. Experience in performing property condition assessments and writing property condition reports is a plus.
The Project Manager position is a unique opportunity that will expose you to all building types and all building systems. You will have the opportunity to assess and report on the property condition of various commercial projects such as multi-family residential, office, hospitality, retail, industrial, educational, religious, educational, recreational, medical, and assisted living property types, as well as manufactured housing and marinas. The project manager should be familiar with the performance of building and site systems. A candidate for this position should have a background in architecture, engineering, building forensics, or construction management. A college degree in one of these disciplines as well as industry experience is recommended. Property condition assessment work requires technical writing proficiency, photography skills, understanding of cost estimating for general budget purposes.
Within Construction Consulting Services, the Project Manager will assist our clients in identifying construction risks and keep them informed as to a project’s construction status. This is an exciting position. No other position will expose you to all of the intricacies and stakeholders of the real estate development and delivery process.
Responsibilities for the project manager will include the following:
- Make forensic assessment of major building systems and distressed conditions
- Take photos of site and building system conditions
- Conduct basic interviews and research covering property maintenance history
- Make recommendations for maintenance and probable costs for building systems using our cost and recommendation libraries
- Write clear and concise condition and status reports using our in-house report templates
- Review of proposed or as-built construction drawings
- Conduct public records research regarding building, zoning, and fire code violations
- Conduct periodic site visits to: monitor construction, review contractors’ requisitions for payment, and recommend the release of construction funds;
- Observe general compliance of as-built conditions with the contract drawings and specifications;
- Review construction schedules, trade payment breakdowns, job cost reports, and payment requisitions;
- Consult clients on mitigating construction risk through the use of bonding techniques;
- Manage multiple projects;
- Be physically fit, capable of managing stairs as well as two or three story ladders.
- Work as a team member, utilizing the experience and knowledge of senior authors who will review and critique your reports before delivery to our clients
- Deliver outstanding client service with timely responses and proactive solutions.