Experienced PCA Assessor (New York and surrounding)
compensation: Competitive - DOE
EMG provides architectural, engineering and environmental consulting services for the life cycle of real estate nationwide. Our clients include State and Local Government, Federal Government, K12 Schools, Higher Ed, Affordable housing and Commercial Real Estate sectors. Services include Life Cycle Facility Assessments, Phase I, Phase II, Asbestos, Lead Paint, and Mold. EMG also provides various Green Building services including benchmarking and Energy Audits. This is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced, fun and professional environment. For more information or to apply for this position, please visit www.emgcorp.com. Click on "Careers" at the bottom of the page.
SUMMARY: Briefly describe the job's primary purpose or contribution to the department or organization.
Conducts Property Condition Assessments (PCA). Communicates all project related information to Senior Engineering Consultant on a Project-by-Project basis and prepares a written report accurately describing their findings.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other job related duties may be assigned in conformance with state and federal regulations.
• Conducts a Walk-through Survey of the readily-accessible and visible major building systems (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing), structure and foundations, representative interiors, common areas, exterior walls, windows, flat roofs, low-sloped roofs, and pavement. Provides photographic documentation of site and building features and documents observations.
• Observes Property's easily visible and readily-accessible mechanical systems, components, equipment and conditions, for the purpose of identifying significant Physical Deficiencies.
• Approximates areas/measurements and quantities to adequately justify estimated costs to remedy Physical Deficiencies and to estimate Replacement Reserve Expenditures.
• Conducts interviews with the owner (or their on-site representative), tenants, service providers, local government agencies, and other individuals knowledgeable about the subject property.
• Reviews repair/improvement costs incurred by tenants/ownership along with the following documents (if available): certificate(s) of occupancy, maintenance reports and logs, elevator safety inspection reports, Building and Fire Department inspection reports, and warranty information.
The candidate must have the following:
1. Registered or have a degree in architecture or engineering or
2. Have at least 6 years experience in architectural and engineering analysis of buildings, with at least 2 years in multifamily buildings; and at least 3 years demonstrated experience in working with and knowledge of building codes and related codes and ordinances, costs, construction practices and requirements for the applicable geographic areas.
3. Must be a Professional Structural Engineer.
4. Current HUD MAP Training Certificate is preferred.
5. Good communication skills with clients and developers. (needs to be able to politely tell clients and developers that they must meet HUD standards).
6. Good working knowledge of Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS).
7. Ability to work independently on their own and meet client deadlines.
8. A reference from a lender client that we can contact would be strongly preferred.
APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply for this position, please visit our website at www.emgcorp.com and click on "Careers" at the bottom of the page. Select Project Manager (A&E Property Condition Assessments) opening. The completion of an online application through the EMG Website is a requirement to be considered for a position with EMG. EEO/AAE
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