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Description

Haag Engineering is seeking a Senior Construction Consultant in South Florida to conduct field inspections as requested in order to produce estimated cost of repairs. Such inspections can include but are not limited to weather-caused damage, foundations, equipment evaluations, structural detailing, inspection and detailing of in-site collapse debris, fire and explosion scene inspections, and so forth. May work with a Construction Associate in a mentoring capacity. Other duties may be assigned:

Weather-related evaluations may include:

Measuring roof areas

Inspecting roof coverings

Determining the extent and damage and/or repair methodology

Foundation inspections may include:

Measuring and diagraming buildings

Crawlspace inspections

Surveying building areas

Determining the extent and damage and/or repair methodology

Fire and explosion scene inspections may include:

Measuring and diagraming damaged buildings

Debris removal if necessary

Collecting debris samples for analysis and laboratory examination

Determining the extent and damage and/or repair methodology

In-site collapse debris detailing may include:

Diagraming and photographing collapsed structural elements

Locating positions of fallen structural elements

Determining the extent and damage and/or repair methodology

Field activities may include:

Setting up, calibrating, and operating various equipment.

Data acquisition

Aspects of all work may include:

Preparing drawings and estimates in Xactimate, RS Means or Swiftestimator

Contacting manufacturers and suppliers

Calibrating, maintaining, acquiring, and using electrical and mechanical instruments

Completing preparation of written reports.

Completing of project budges and schedules

Scope negotiation, agreement and execution

Qualifications

Bachelors degree (BS) granted by a four-year college or university preferred

Solid knowledge of computer applications is essential

Experience with a restoration related contracting firm and/or negotiating with large loss scenarios highly preferred

Good writing skills

Working knowledge of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional estimating and

property restoration

Ability to develop and maintain client book of business

Good communication skills are required for contacts with clients, property owners, and others

Ability to create accurate scopes of work with minimal over/under errors

Ability to work with mathematical concepts

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations of only limited standardization. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, and schedule forms

Have a satisfactory driving record

Never been convicted of a felony

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

The vast majority of job assignments involve inspections under physically challenging circumstances and conditions. It is essential that technical employees perform many physical tasks included but not limited to the following:

Climb ladders, stairs, and roofs

Lift and set ladders and scaffolds

Work in hot, humid, arid, extremely cold, wet, icy, noisy, and otherwise difficult conditions

Work while suited in protective gear of various types

Walk considerable distances over oftentimes irregular terrain while carrying equipment

Tolerate the inconveniences and demands of travel

Given that every technical employee must conduct inspections as well as read many documents, every technical employees vision must be correctable sufficient for automobile drivers license registration. Good peripheral vision and depth perception also are essential

Established in 1924, Haag Engineering Co. is employee-owned and offers competitive benefits, which include a 401(k) plan with employer matching component; major medical, dental, and vision health coverage; company-provided life insurance with AD&D coverage; health savings account with employer contribution component; voluntary disability coverages; and generous paid time off. Our collaborative environment supports career advancement through professional training and development.

Haag Engineering is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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