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.
We are seeking a professional, dedicated, enthusiastic individual with the following experience, skills and attributes:
Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering or construction management, or equivalent field experience and licenses
Certification as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect preferred;
5 to 9 years of construction administration, construction management, architecture, engineering or similar experience
Experience performing PCAs and related projects
Knowledge and experience in assessing various property types
Knowledge of the entitlement/permitting process and construction delivery methods and agreements;
Familiarity with construction best practices, general building codes, and various building types;
Passion for being detail oriented and organized
Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook;
Advanced writing and communication skills
Personable and able to communicate with people at all levels
Willingness to travel if necessary
Self-starter, resourceful, and the ability to work productively and independently on multiple projects at a time under strict deadlines with guidance from senior staff
Ability to occasionally climb ladders to access two and three story, low-slope roofs
Physical fitness to work outside and navigate stairs, sites, and building interiors
Experience with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, or HUD guidelines and Property Needs Assessments a plus
AEI is a growing national environmental and engineering consulting services firm. We have been in business for over 22 years and have a diverse and increasing client base including commercial lenders, private equity investors, REITs, and developers. AEI constantly strives to be an industry leader in the services that we provide. Our national footprint and industry experience allows us to be the go-to company for our clients. We also work in Central America and the Caribbean.
Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Northern California, AEI Consultants is a full-service environmental engineering firm operating with 19 offices strategically located throughout the US. AEI is committed to providing responsive, accurate, cost-effective environmental and engineering consulting services that empower our clients to achieve solutions associated with complex real estate-related iss...ues and associated business risk. We measure our success through the following areas: client satisfaction and retention, a challenging and rewarding work environment for our staff, and maintaining the highest standard of professional integrity in every aspect of our business.
AEI is known for our dependability and responsiveness. From the initial consult to the final reports, our reliable staff takes ownership of each project including set-up, research, field work, billing, and client communication, resulting in accurate, concise and well-organized reporting and assessments.
AEI provides the following services:
• Environmental Site Assessments
• Phase II Investigations
• Remedial Design/Implementation
• Indoor Air Quality Management
• Asbestos and Lead-Based Paint Management
• Mold Investigations
• Brownfield Services
• Property Condition Assessments
• Seismic Studies
• ADA Compliance Surveys
• Construction Monitoring
• Construction Project Management
• Construction Analysis & Monitoring
• Capital Expenditure Monitoring
• Annual Property Inspections
• Third Party Peer Reviews
Specialties: Environmental and Property Condition Assessments for Property Owners, financial and institutional investment firms, SBA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD
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