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The Building People Facility Condition Assessor in Chicago, Illinois

The Building People is seeking a contract Facility Condition Assessor with detailed knowledge and experience in either mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, interiors or roofing systems to conduct Facility Condition Assessment projects throughout the United States. This position can be remote.

Qualified candidates will have the ability to:

  • Perform assessments of client facilities utilizing professional expertise and judgment to determine physical condition and conformance with building codes and relevant government and industry standards

  • Use a tablet-based computer system to identify and document building equipment and components and provide justification for determination of the physical condition

  • Utilize BUILDER™ SMS or similar computerized maintenance management systems utilizing UNIFORMAT II asset data cataloging structure

  • Understand a project work plan and execute based on a client’s requirements

  • Work under the direct supervision and in accordance with instructions and standard practices

  • Assess multiple buildings within large complexes on a daily basis identifying major components and sub-components as well as supporting systems

Required Skills

  • Operate as a member of a survey team, in a field situation, potentially in remote locations

  • Conduct all scope of services abiding by safety precautions

  • Accessing facilities through ladders, roof ladders

  • Self-starter, minimal management oversight

Required Quals

  • Knowledge of building mechanical systems or building electrical systems

  • Minimum 3 years of experience conducting facility condition assessments

  • Knowledge of facility condition assessment web­based software applications such as BUILDER™ SMS

  • Understanding of UNIFORMAT II asset data cataloging structure

  • Ability to travel 50% or more and work flexible hours

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Word and Excel

  • Ability to enter data on a tablet accurately during site visits

  • Strong written and oral communications skills, including experience with technical writing

  • Ability to work efficiently and meet project deadlines

  • Be able to pass a background check

Preferred Quals

  • Professional Engineer (PE or EIT) or Registered Architect

  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) or Certified Energy Auditor (CEA)

Required Education

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction manager, or related field (may substitute technical college/trade school plus experience).

Competitive benefits for eligible employees include:

  • Medical & Rx

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Life Insurance/AD&D

  • Long Term Disability and Short-Term Disability

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holiday Pay

All positions require a background check after acceptance of our offer. The selected candidate will be eligible to begin employment before the background check has been finalized. However, continued employment will be contingent upon the results of your reference/background check from The Building People, LLC. Your position may require special credentialing, clearance, and access as a condition of employment. In the event the government or client does not sponsor or approve your clearance, it may result in termination of your employment.