Construction Consultant at J.S. Held

  • Construction/Facilities Jobs, Construction Worker Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 4 weeks ago
  • Florida, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Job experience 5+ Years

Job Description

Construction Consultant at J.S. Held

Are you looking to join an organization that is growing and dynamic? What about a high-energy, collaborative environment that rewards hard work?

The Company

J.S. Held is a specialized global consulting firm whose professionals serve as trusted, expert advisors to organizations facing high-stakes events that demand urgent attention, exceptional knowledge, staunch integrity, and clear-cut analysis and advice. The firm provides a comprehensive suite of technical, scientific, financial, and technology advisory services that enable clients across the spectrum of industries to navigate complex, contentious, and often catastrophic situations with precise analysis, reliable insights, and confidence. With over 100 locations worldwide we are highly committed to all members of our community, both employees and clients. Our organization focuses on promoting a sense of community and inspiring our people to achieve results that exceed goals.

We are seeking a Senior Construction Consultant to join our Surety group located in the Miami/South Florida area. This is a unique opportunity for an entrepreneurial, highly driven person with a well-rounded skill set to join the Surety team, whose responsibilities extend beyond those of traditional project engineers, project managers and consultants. The ideal person for this role will need to not only have a strong grasp of construction, surety, and civil engineering, but also be flexible and a strategic thinker able to take on a variety of tasks.

Job Description

This person will be responsible for investigating construction-related issues on a wide array of construction projects in the public and private sector while providing support and recommendations as required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 6 years of field experience in vertical construction projects with the ability to read plans, specifications, contracts, schedules, and other typical construction documents with titles as Engineer, Project Engineer and/or Sr. Project Engineer.

The most successful experts in our organization have a strong desire to understand and learn the methodology for negotiating and settling files in a timely manner. They constantly apply strong analytical and writing skills to produce expert reports to support our clients in making important high-value decisions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Interface with clients and project representatives

  • Perform project assessments and necessary site visits.

  • Project evaluation and assistance with cost-to-complete estimates.

  • Serve as liaison for our clients with owners, contractors, and other professionals.

  • Participate in meetings with project owners, contractors, and other professionals.

  • Provide requested work product and communication with clients and team.

  • Review change orders, contracts, and other construction documents.

  • Maintain required file work, quality standards, project documentation, and deliverables.

  • Represent JS Held and its clients in a professional manner.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 6 years of field experience in public or private vertical construction projects.

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university in engineering, construction management or a construction-related field is a plus.

  • Strong understanding of administrative and construction processes of commercial construction projects.

  • Must have excellent writing skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.

  • Proficiency with P6 and Bluebeam is a plus.

  • Experienced in procurement, estimating, scheduling, and management of subcontractors, experience with surety defaults strongly preferred.

  • Strong analysis, critical thinking skills and detail oriented.

  • Ability to communicate and work within a team setting.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects and assignments concurrently.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively to meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Construction management and/or civil engineering related degrees, credentials, or certifications.

  • P,E., EIT, PMP, and other certifications.

Physical And Mental Job Qualifications

  • Willingness to travel locally or out-of-state.

  • Ability to work on construction sites.

J.S. Held is dedicated to becoming the global leader in providing multi-disciplinary consulting services to the construction, government, healthcare, industrial, insurance, energy, legal, and technology, communities. We have diverse practice areas including Construction Advisory, Financial Investigations, Forensic Accounting & Economics, Forensic Architecture & Engineering, Surety, Environmental Health & Safety, Equipment, Toxicology, and Building & Property Consulting, among other disciplines. J.S. Held is devoted to recruiting and cultivating top industry talent to build a collaborative and diverse team of experts. We leverage our experience to provide local, cost-efficient solutions and an unrivaled client experience.We embrace diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to building a team and environment that fosters professional and personal enrichment is unwavering. We are greater when we are equal!

Our mission is to serve as trusted, expert advisors to organizations around the world facing high-stakes situations that demand urgent attention, exceptional knowledge, staunch integrity, and objective, clear-cut analysis, and advice.

Some of the Benefits We Have Include*

J.S. Held understands all our employees are people and sometimes life needs flexibility. We work to always provide an environment that best supports and suits our team’s needs.

  • Our flexible work environment allows employees to work remotely when needed

  • Generous PTO Policy

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 401k Match

  • Commuter Benefits

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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