ADA Project Manager (BVTA)

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Date: Nov 20, 2022

Location: Oakland, California, US

Company: Bureau Veritas

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Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Oakland 

State: California

SUMMARYDescribes the job's primary purpose or contribution to the department/organization.

 

The ADA Project Manager will be responsible for performing ADA assessments using a strong knowledge of ADA Standards. The ADA Project Manager will be responsible for accessibility field surveys and analysis related to physical barrier reporting and transition planning services. Any location near a major airport in California or the Western U.S. will work for this role.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  include the following. Other job-related duties may be assigned in conformance with state and federal regulations.

 

Core functions:

  • The Accessibility Assessment professionals will perform ADA field surveys.
  • Participate in all phases of Bureau Veritas accessibility work, including the review of design plans, specifications and product submittals; field inspections and existing building audits; technical assistance and consulting during project development, design and construction; remediation plans and cost estimates; litigation consulting; and training.
  • Investigate, analyze, and respond to technical inquiries concerning accessibility issues.
  • Must be proficient in highly specialized regulations, codes, standards, and other relevant criteria:
  • Accessibility regulations, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Fair Housing Amendments Act, and other state and local regulations;
    • Accessibility requirements of the building code, including the International Building Code and other state and local codes;
    • Accessibility standards and guidelines, including the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design, the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards, ANSI A117.1, and others.
    • 1991 Standards for Accessible Design, Title 1, IV and V of ADA
  • Enter site and building barrier information into BV proprietary cost/barrier library.
  • Prepares written reports that accurately describe findings through use of computer, iPad and other electronic devices and software programs.
  • Maintains project-by-project communication on programs with Program managers and report reviewers and keeps them informed of any actual or potential problems including continuing updates of when reports will be e-mailed/shipped to production.
  • Ability to use and skillfully operate an electronic tablet efficiently in the field for live data collection, and a computer for reporting writing is essential to this position.
  • Ability to travel, on average, up to 50% of time to client sites across the U.S. via plane and driving as determined based on the project location. 
  • Meet or exceed performance objectives for productivity and report quality.

 

In addition, you will:

 

  • Enhance professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying new and existing legislation, anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on necessary action.
  • Protect operations by keeping company information confidential.
  • Deliver outstanding customer service through timely response and proactive solutions to clients needs.
  • Demonstrate BV’s guiding principles in support of the company's strategic goals.
  • Follow all documented policies, Standard Operating Procedures, and Work Instructions applicable to the position and support of BV's quality standards and strategic initiatives.
  • Maintain safe and clean work area by complying with all procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • May be required to work overtime.
  • Possess the ability to use and skillfully operate a computer is essential to this position.
  • Possess the ability to use and skillfully operate an electronic tablet efficiently in the field for live data collection is essential to this position.
  • Successfully work from remote location.
  • Have the ability to travel, on average, approximately 50% of time to client sites across the U.S. via plane and driving as determined based on the project location.  Common patterns of travel include one day on-site followed by one day at home.  The time at home is spent writing reports that communicate the field findings. Overnight stays away from home may be required.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

This job does not have specific supervisory responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and/or Engineering or related field is preferred.
  • Years of experience and certifications in lieu of degree will be given consideration. 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience conducting ADA assessments and writing technical reports.
  • Experience performing accessibility drawing reviews and construction monitoring is preferable. 
  • Experience preferred with design and construction related services pertinent to ADA: 2010 Standards for Accessible Design Title II and Title III, ABA, Section 504, FHAAG, and UFAS.
  • Candidates will have experience in one or more of the following: ADA Assessments, Accessibility Surveys, Facility Design, Building Construction.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

 

  • Bonus for this role, not Required.  Registered Architect, ADA Certifications such as ADAC, CASp, TX RAS, IBC Certified Inspector Plans Inspector
  • Valid driver's license is required with no significant MVA points/violations (clean driving record).

 

Other Qualifications:

 

  • Personal credit sufficient to charge business travel expenses of up to $3,000 required.
  • Must have a cell phone and supply your own internet service.
  • Must be able to work from a remote location.
  • Must be willing to fly and live near (or be willing to relocate to) a major metropolitan area with reasonable access to a major airport. 
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications with a strong emphasis in MS Excel.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills including ability to perform multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to travel, on average, approximately 50% time to client sites across the U.S. via plane and driving as determined based on the project location. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Walk (material part of an 8-hour workday, up to 3 to 4 continuous hours at one time).
  • Stand (material part of an 8-hour workday, up to 3 to 4 continuous hours at one time).
  • Sit                              
  • Climb Stairs  (at least once for each building assessed)
  • Balance                  
  • Repetitive use of hands/fingers for keyboard interaction (frequently)
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Talking & Hearing
  • Vision (close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus)
  • Lift and or move (occasionally up to 40 pounds)
  • Operate an electronic tablet in the field for live data collection (50 - 75% of workweek)
  • Operate a computer (up to 50% of workweek)
  • Operating a motor vehicle (50% of workweek)
  • Travel by Plane, Motor Vehicle, Train (50% of workweek)
  • On-Site visits can occur up to one continuous week at a time, or typically at least one or two days per week.  As a general expectation, for approximately 1/3 to 1/2 of the PM’s time, travel and on-site work is anticipated and expected.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  EEO/AAE: Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. M/F/V/D are encouraged to apply. Questions: BAPMRecruiting@bureauveritas.com, 800-733-0660.  Our Bureau Veritas culture includes a robust mix of sound business practices and employee initiatives that promote personal and professional development, work/life balance, health and wellness and community involvement. We believe every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, gender, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. We are committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting and retaining minority and women professionals from all backgrounds. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities, “disabled Veterans,” or Veterans with service-connected disabilities, are encouraged to apply. We value the service Veterans have given to our country and we strongly support the hiring of returning Service Members. We are a federal contractor and request priority referrals of protected Veterans.

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