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(BAPM) Project Manager with ADA Survey experience - west coast and midwest

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Date: Nov 9, 2021

Location: Kansas City, Missouri, US

Company: Bureau Veritas

A WORLD LEADER IN TESTING, INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION SERVICES

Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

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: Kansas City 

State: Missouri

SUMMARY:  The Project Manager will be responsible for performing ADA assessments, with a strong knowledge of ADA Standards. The Project Manager will be responsible for Accessibility field surveys and analysis related to physical barrier reporting and transition planning services.  Experience performing accessibility drawing reviews and construction monitoring is preferable. Experience 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 is a plus. Applicant will need to understand state and local regulations and when they are applicable.  In addition, knowledge of the 1991 Standards for Accessible Design, Title 1, IV and V of ADA, or the following certifications, ADAC, CASp, TX RAS, IBC Certified Inspector Plans Inspector are a plus.

 

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

 

•    Accessibility Assessment Professionals to perform 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:
o    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;
o    accessibility requirements of the building code, including the International Building Code and other state and local codes;
o    accessibility standards and guidelines, including the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design, the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards, ANSI A117.1, and others.
•    Prepares written reports that accurately describe findings through use of computer, iPad, and other electronic devices and software programs.
•    Enter site and building barrier information into BV proprietary cost/barrier library.
•    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, approximately 20 – 50% of time to client sites across the U.S. via plane and driving as determined based on the project location.  
•    Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner. 
•    Enhances professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
•    Protects operations by keeping company information confidential.
•    Delivers outstanding customer service through timely response and proactive solutions to clients needs.
•    Demonstrates our company’s guiding principles in support of the company's strategic goals. 
•    Follows all documented policies, Standard Operating Procedures, and Work Instructions applicable to the position and support of our company’s quality standards.
•    Maintains safe and clean work area by complying with all procedures, rules, and regulations.


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 preferred with a minimum of 3 years of experience conducting ADA assessments and writing technical reports required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Not Required. Related ADA certifications are a plus.

 

Other Qualifications: 
•    Good verbal and written communications skills; good analytical skills and detail-oriented; ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; strong time management skills and ability to adhere to deadlines while maintaining accuracy; willing to challenge and ask questions; driven to achieve; ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
•    A valid and clean driver’s license is required. 
•    Must have a clean driving record.
•    Must be able to work from a remote location.
•    Must have a cell phone and supply your own internet service.
•    Local day and/or overnight travel is required. Expected travel can be anywhere from an estimated 20% to 50% or more at times, depending on project needs.
•    Establish and maintain effective working relationships with BV employees and customers.
•    Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications with a strong emphasis in MS PowerPoint, Word and 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. 
•    Excellent computer skills. 
•    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.

 

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. While performing the on-site duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:
•    sit
•    stand
•    walk (for most of an 8-hour workday and up to 3 to 4 continuous hours at one time)
•    climb steps
•    balance
•    talk or hear
•    use hands to finger, handle, or feel
•    reach with hands and arms
•    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
•    Ability to travel, on average, approximately 20 – 50% of time to client sites across the U.S. via plane and driving as determined based on the project location.  
•    On-sites 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:
•    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions.  
•    The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to 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 Employer. M/F/V/D are encouraged to apply. 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. 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. Our company is a federal contractor and requests priority referrals of M/F/V/D. Questions: Jennifer Dodson, 800-733-0660. Please understand that this offer does not create a contract of employment for a definite term or a contract of continuing employment. This employer is an at-will employer and either party can terminate the relationship at any time with or without cause and with or without notice.

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