Senior Consultant - Building Science - Miami
Miami, FL 
Posted 30 days ago
Job Description
Job Details
Job Location
Miami - Miami, FL
Position Type
Full Time
Education Level
4 Year Degree
Job Category

Mechanical Engineering consultant with 8-15 years' experience in designing building systems (HVAC & Plumbing), design and specification for construction, and construction observation. Responsible for marketing company and self to obtain client base and build business. Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of small to large scale client projects for insurance or litigation investigative support to ensure that goals/objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters by performing the below duties personally or with the assistance of other consultants, technologists, and administrative assistants.

Key Responsibilities:

* Comprehensive field and laboratory investigation of building systems (HVAC & Plumbing), equipment malfunctions and other failures.
* Performs engineering analysis of incidents involving building systems.
* Authors high-quality technical reports.
* Conducts well-developed and well-prepared client presentations.
* Testifies in court or provides depositions if requested by clients.
* Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of project and arranges for assignment of project personnel.
* Confers with project staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority.
* Directs and coordinates project within prescribed schedule and budget scopes.
* Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and resolve problems.
* Seeks technical advice and oversight from more experienced consultants when necessary.
* Coordinates proper internal project technical reviews.
* Works with Business Development to identify potential clients and strategies to build client base.
* Actively participates in Business Development activities, including client meetings, presentations, and appropriate conferences.
* Mentors earlier-career employees in growth and development.
* Actively seeks to develop professionally in skills, experience, and industry reputation.
* Actively works to develop client base and book of business.

Education Requirements:

  • Mechanical Engineering degree from ABET accredited educational institution, BS (MS preferred) degree. Should hold a Professional Engineer's License or the ability to obtain preferred. EIT plus ability to obtain a PE license within the first year may be considered.

Experience Requirements:

* 8 - 15 years' experience in civil and structural engineering.
* Ability to interact with clients in a professional manner and develop business both internally and externally.
* Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner both orally and in writing.
* Experience preparing technical reports and providing expert testimony desired.
* Must be available to travel occasionally as part of the national practice.
* Multidisciplinary project management preferred. Computer Skills:
* Advanced skills in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint as well as Adobe Acrobat Professional. Windows Operating System experience highly preferred. Intermediate skills in graphics programs, Internet browsers, and database programs.

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 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.

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. 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.

It is the policy of ESI, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status. ESI is committed to recruiting, hiring, and promoting people with disabilities, as well as veterans. If you need assistance with completing the electronic application, please email your request to


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8 to 15 years
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