Project Engineer, Building and Construction

Intertek
US-PA-York
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  • Post Date: Aug 22, 2019
  • Start Date: 8/22/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 43,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.


Ranked #14 on the 2018 ENR list of Top 500 Design Firms, and with more than a hundred offices across North America, the building and construction team provides the architectural, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on site. From testing, inspection and certification services to building sciences solutions, the company delivers Total Quality Assurance to the built environment.


The Building Science Solutions (BSS) Group within Intertek’s Building and Construction is recruiting a Project Engineer. The ideal candidate for this Project Engineer position will have a solid background in construction with experience and/or interest in building enclosure consulting for new design, construction and/or diagnosis of existing building enclosures. They should also have an interest in leading projects, maintaining client bases, building and contributing to the local BSS team, and contributing technically to our overall BSS team.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide new design consulting and peer reviews of plans and specifications for building enclosures
  • Perform review of architectural drawings, shop drawings and submittals pertaining to the building enclosure
  • Perform building enclosure field performance verification testing
  • Perform forensic investigations and documentation of existing conditions, including wall claddings, fenestration systems, roofs, skylights, plaza waterproofing and below grade elements.
  • Provide remediation design of building enclosures.
  • Provide support as the primary client contact for projects and develop client relationships
  • Prepare professionally written technical reports for design and construction phase services
  • Develop the scope of services and prepare proposals
  • Participation in professional organizations, author papers, attend conferences, and/or perform work on technical committees



Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering
  • 2-5 years of industry experience, preferred
  • Professional engineering or architect registration (or ability to obtain), preferred
  • Technical knowledge of building construction
  • Experience in managing a range of small to large projects, preferred
  • Office and personnel management experience
  • Ability to successfully perform business development activities, and establish building sciences services in the regional area
  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings and specifications
  • Ability to perform office tasks and physical labor tasks
  • Ability to perform work from ladders, boom-lifts, scaffolds, roofs, etc.
  • Ability to efficiently work on projects independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills
  • Ability to nurture client relationships
  • Consistent and professional interaction and communication with clients and project team
  • Participation/leadership in national associations is a plus
  • Ability to travel outside local area, depending on local work load and project locations
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening


Preferred Skills:
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of building enclosure systems
    • Wall assemblies
    • Roofing
    • Fenestration
  • Computer modeling (e.g. energy modeling, THERM, WUFI)
  • Building enclosure performance verification testing
  • AutoCad/Revit/BIM/Sketch-up proficiency
  • Interest in taking a leadership role within the organization
Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 43,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.

A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world’s most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale.

We offer a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.




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