SUMMARY: The Technical Assessor will be responsible for performing a number of assessor type projects, including but not limited to data aggregation and bar coding of facility equipment and data entry utilizing a web-based program, housing data collection projects, and provide support for some Project Management programs, including completing punch walks, ADA checklists and parking lot studies. These programs may include client specific protocols as outlined by Program Managers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other job-related duties may be assigned in conformance with state and federal regulations.
· Conduct technical assessment walk-through surveys of major building equipment and systems, structures and foundations.
· Conducts a Walk-through Survey of the 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.
· Provide photographic documentation of equipment tags, data tags, site and building features, and documents observations.
· Apply bar codes to identified equipment.
· Observes Property’s mechanical systems, components and equipment, for the purpose of identifying significant Physical Deficiencies and evaluating the condition of each piece of equipment.
· Conducts interviews with the owner (or their on-site representative 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.
· Reviews pertinent property records as furnished by Client and/or property contact. In general, documented information will consist primarily of project contact supplied leasing literature, receipts from repairs and/or improvements, pending proposals, schedule of landlord’s responsible operating expenses, available relevant Construction drawings, etc. There may also be previously prepared building condition survey reports, appraisals, and ADA surveys.
· Prepares written reports that accurately describe findings (ASTM standards) through use of computer, iPad, and other electronic devices and software programs.
· 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.
· Maintains project-by-project communication with Lead and Senior Project Manager and keeps them informed of any actual or potential problems, including access or delivery issues.
· Climb ladders (including vertical ladders up multiple stories) and/or steep roof stairs (for each building assessed, at least once per on-site assessment).
· The onsite assessment / walk-through survey involves walking for most of an 8-hour workday and up to 3 to 4 continuous hours at one time.
· Travel, on average, approximately 75% – 95% of workweek to client sites across the U.S. via plane and driving as determined based on project location. On-sites can occur up to one continuous week at a time. As a general expectation, for approximately 75% – 95% of the workweek, travel and on-site work is anticipated and expected. Overnight stays away from home may be required, along with weekend travel.
· Protects operations by keeping company information confidential.
· Delivers outstanding customer service through timely response and proactive solutions to clients needs.
· Demonstrates BV’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 BV’s quality standards.
· Maintains safe and clean work area by complying with all procedures, rules, and regulations.
· May be required to work overtime.
· May be necessary to work various shifts.
· Work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
· Work from remote location.
· See specific level guidelines for information on each TA level. The parameters of these levels are to be used as general guidelines. In addition to these guidelines, level changes are also dependent on the business needs.
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
· High School diploma required
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
· Valid driver’s license is required
· Personal credit sufficient to charge business travel expenses of up to $3,000 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.
· 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.
- Ability to travel on average, approximately 75% – 95% of workweek to client sites across the U.S. via plane and driving as determined based on project location. Overnight stays away from home may be required, along with weekend travel.
· 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:
· walk (for most of an 8-hour workday and up to 3 to 4 continuous hours at one time)
· climb steps
· climb ladders (including vertical ladders up multiple stories) and/or steep roof stairs (for each building assessed, at least once per on-site assessment)
· ability to travel, on average, approximately 75% – 95% of workweek to client sites across the U.S. via plane and driving as determined based on project location
· on-sites can occur up to one continuous week at a time. As a general expectation, for approximately 75% to 95% of the workweek, travel and on-site work is anticipated and expected.
· stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl (to observe basement and grade-level crawl spaces, and/or to read equipment data plates when necessary)
· talk or hear
· occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
· 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.
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 frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock. 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: BV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/V/D are encouraged to apply. BV is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 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. BV values the service Veterans have given to our country and we strongly support the hiring of returning Service Members. BV is a federal contractor and requests priority referrals of protected Veterans. 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. BV is an at-will employer and either party can terminate the relationship at any time with or without cause and with or without notice.
Job Type: Full-time
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Referral program
- Vision insurance
- Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
- Bonus pay
- What is your desired salary?
- This position requires up to 75-95% nationwide travel. Are you able to commit to this?
Work Location: On the road