American Structurepoint

Project Manager- Forensic Engineer

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Job ID
2022-1723
Category/Group
Investigative/Forensics Group
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

When you join American Structurepoint, you gain more than a career. You become part of a family of talented, passionate, good-hearted people who take pride in going the extra mile for our clients. At American Structurepoint, we are known for making the impossible happen for clients across the world who want help building and bettering their communities. We live by our values- excellence, respect, integrity innovation, and social responsibility. We encourage our experts to try new things and explore new ideas that turn our client's dreams into reality, even if those ideas are unconventional. We invest in our people by offering excellent benefits and training, development, and mentorship opportunities that lead to a rewarding career path. If you are ready for more than a career, we invite you to explore opportunities to join our team and help us improve the quality of life for the communities we serve.

 

Group: Investigative

Position: Project Manager - Forensic Engineer/Architect

Location: Chicago, IL

 

Our Investigative Group specializes in investigating and assessing structures in the built environment. Our expertise includes specialized knowledge of the design and construction of a wide-array of structures, the materials used to build them, and how and why these structures deteriorate and fail. You will join a team of licensed structural engineers, civil engineers, architects, fire investigators, roofing consultants, and building enclosure specialists to conduct property evaluations and forensic investigations, offering a personal touch to clients.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

The Project Manager - Forensic Engineer/Erchitect will be responsible for performing a wide range of forensic investigations related to damage and deterioration of structures as well as condition assessment studies for property owners and managers.  The work includes evaluations of commercial, residential, industrial and municipal projects.  The position requires direct daily contact with clients and staff in addition to production of technical reports.  Therefore, superior oral and written communication skills are a must.  Applicants must possess experience in or the desire to learn the evaluation of entire structures (from foundations to roofing) as well as the investigation of failures and building problems.  Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited engineering or architecture school.  Position requires frequent local and occasional regional travel.

 

Desirable Past Experience:

  • Structural/building design
  • Structural and/or building envelope evaluations & studies
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Writing technical reports
  • AutoCAD and/or Revit

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or Architecture from an accredited engineering or architecture school; Other degrees will be considered based on relevant experience
  • Registered Professional Engineer, NCARB Registered Architect, or similar industry certification
  • 5+ years’ experience

 

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift or move objects weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Ability/willingness to climb ladders and scaffolding, work from heights, walk roofs, access crawl spaces and other areas of limited accessibility

 

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