This position is responsible for performing forensic investigations of architectural components of buildings and structures, managing projects, and developing a book of business in the forensic architecture market. Tasks include performing consulting and loss investigations, architectural analysis, and project management. Project work frequently includes field work to document existing conditions and alleged building and structure damages, review of design drawings and construction documents, and assessment of the means and methods of construction. Work product typically can include reports, presentations, graphics, and exhibits. Some cases also require preparing expert reports and delivering oral testimony in mediation, deposition, trial, or arbitration. A Senior Consultant has some clients of his/her own and also supports the work of other project managers.
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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 duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and sit. Travel and field inspections may involve walking, climbing, and carrying equipment up to 30 pounds.
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. Most of the work is in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work may occasionally be outdoors, in an industrial workplace, a construction site, or in unheated buildings and might be in noisy and dirty work spaces.
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