Raba-Kistner Building Envelope Consultant in Houston, Texas
The Building Envelope Consultant will be expected to support the Raba Kistner Building Envelope Observation, Assessment, Design and Consulting capabilities.
The Building Envelope Consultant will be responsible for contributing to the Building Envelope Consulting Services profit center through active participation in projects and interfacing with clients. This will be accomplished by acting as a Project Building Envelope Consultant and Project Manager on observation, construction administration and design teams for property developers, public and private sector owners, institutional entities, consulting engineers, contractors, materials suppliers, financial institutions and insurance companies.
Operationally, the Building Envelope Consultant will assist in client development and project duties, ranging from building envelope observations and reports, building envelope condition surveys, building envelope system design, and production of construction drawings, details, and technical specifications. He will support the firm’s objectives of meeting our clients’ needs and expectations in a timely manner while achieving his individual utilization targets and the Unit’s profit objectives.
Additionally, the Building Envelope Consultant will provide other activities as needed by the Building Envelope Consulting Services Group, including field and office duties, CADD support, report and graphic preparation.
Serves as Building Envelope Consultant and Project Coordinator on building envelope consulting and design work
Performs building envelope field testing, observation and assessment services
Analyzes field data, laboratory test results, and performs calculations necessary for completion of technical reports
Submits draft building envelope observation reports for review and final reports for co-signature by senior staff members
Reviews design and survey documents as needed
Other duties as assigned by Direct Report
Reviews pre-billing invoices as required
Recommends project purchases, as required, with approval of the Direct Report
Within the first six-month period, achieve average utilization goal of not less that 85 percent
Notifies Direct Report, Director, and Facilities Leader of all potential disputes that may lead to legal claims or litigation.
Minimum 3 years of building envelope observations, assessments, design and contract administration
Registered Roofing Consultant (RRC) or Registered Waterproofing Consultant (RWC) designation desired, but not a requirement
Ability to travel to project sites and maneuver over rough and uneven terrain
Good verbal communication skills to successfully interact with clients and staff
Good verbal communication and comprehension skills are a necessity to prevent costly and time-consuming problems
Good written communication skills for preparing proposals, reports, and other technical documents
Good organizational skills to utilize firm resources efficiently and effectively
Possess valid Texas driver’s license and meet company’s auto insurability requirements
Walking, standing, crawling, kneeling, climbing, and repeated bending as needed while working on job sites
Distinguish colors and shades of color for identification and analysis
Heavy lifting and carrying (45+ lbs) of tools and equipment
Ability to comply with attendance and tardiness requirements as noted in the most current edition of the Corporate Policy Manual
Works in a normal office environment, and works outside subjected to job site weather conditions, including rooftop work
Potential exposure to moving heavy-equipment on construction sites and hazards of dangerous chemical/solvent exposure. Comply with all site-specific safety procedures and requirements
Exposure to noise, dust, fumes, grease, oils, radiant and electrical energy, and vibration
May work protracted or irregular hours due to client needs
Occupational safety and health 40-hour training course or ability to pass such course
Work related responsibilities require travel out of town to Raba Kistner offices, client offices, and project locations
External Company Name: Raba Kistner, Inc.
External Company URL: www.rkci.com