Accessibility (ADA) Building Assessor (BVTA)

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Date: Mar 28, 2024

Location: Remote, west coast, Remote, 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: Remote, west coast 

State: Remote

WE are looking for YOU if…   you have experience performing building evaluations inclusive of but not limited to Facility Condition Assessments (FCA), energy audits, accessibility assessments, mechanical equipment evaluations, and other technical services associated with capital planning of commercial, institutional, and/or municipal facilities. We are looking for you if you pride yourself on delivering outstanding customer service and a final product you are proud of. We are looking for you if you have a strong understanding of ASTM standards and applying them to both walkthroughs and reports. We are looking for you if traveling 50% to 75% of the workweek excites you!

This role will focus on accessibility building assessments for commercial buildings

 

YOU are looking for US if…    you enjoy a fast-paced, work-hard play-hard environment working with industry experts who are also awesome people!  We are committed to providing our employees with a flexible work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. At BUREAU VERITAS, we are here to create trust and leave our mark responsibly. If this sounds like you, join the team! 

 

You will be primarily responsible for…   

 

  • Performing client facing field walks
  • Opining on the condition and remaining life to the building component and/or system
  • Synthesizing / analyzing assessment data
  • Developing planning level cost estimates
  • Preparing written reports that accurately describe findings
  • Entering site information into capital planning databases
  • Reviewing 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

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university in related field (Architecture and/or Engineering preferred); minimum of three years of related experience. In lieu of degree, five years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid driver's license required with no significant MVA points/violations (clean driving record).
  • Personal credit sufficient to charge business travel expenses of up to $3,000 required.
  • Registered Architect, Professional Engineer, Certified Energy Manager, BPI Building Analyst, HERS II Rater, HERS Building Performance Contractor, Multifamily GreenPoint Rater, and/or Certified Energy Engineering Professional preferred.
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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 Onsite / Field Assessor duties, the employee is required to:

  • Travel by Plane, Motor Vehicle, Train (50%-75% of workweek) to client sites across the U.S. On-Site visits can occur up to one continuous week at a time, or typically at least one or two days per week. Overnight stays away from home may be required, along with weekend travel.
  • 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, Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl to observe basement and grade-level crawl spaces, and/or to read equipment data plates when necessary (at least once for each building assessed)
  • Climb and balance Stairs (at least once for each building assessed)
  • Climb and balance various types of ladders to access flat roofs/hatch access (at least once for each building assessed)
  • Repetitive use of hands/fingers for keyboard interaction (frequently)
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Talking (communicate with onsite contact)
  • 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.
  • Operate a computer (up to 100% of workweek)
  • Operating a motor vehicle

 

While performing the office/offsite duties of this job:  

The employee is regularly required to use hands. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the home or company office environment is usually quiet.

 

 

Benefits:
At Bureau Veritas, we are dedicated to ensuring our employees receive fair and competitive pay, accompanied by comprehensive health and wellness benefits.

Here's a breakdown of what we provide:

Salary Range: 
$65,000-$90,000

Annual Incentive Bonus Plan
Base Pay is adjusted based on job-related knowledge, skills,  experience, and market location.

Our Health and Welfare Benefits are designed to meet your needs, eligible on your first day of employment:

Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
Company-matched Retirement plan
Generous Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
Life Insurance and AD&D coverage
Short-Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)
Tuition Assistance, along with optional life and pet insurance
Access to Corporate Discounts

This information is transparently provided in adherence to several state and local Equal Pay and Pay Transparency Laws, with our base pay determined by market location.

Join us at Bureau Veritas, where your well-being and professional growth are our top priorities.

 

If you are an individual with a disability and you would like us to assist you with searching the Careers Page site for employment opportunities and/or assistance with completing your profile and application, please contact us at 1-888-357-7020 or email us with your request to NorthAmericaTA@bureauveritas.com

We are happy to assist you and encourage you to consider Bureau Veritas for your next great career opportunity!

 

If you would like additional information regarding Bureau Veritas' federal obligations in regards to equal employment opportunity, please click the link below: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters

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