Building Structure SME
Department: Administration/Business Development
Location: Lackland TEXAS
Building Structure SME
Provides counsel and advice on compliance and quality management to Health Facilities Division in the design, alteration, and modernization of major building exteriors and envelope systems which include (but are not limited to) building exterior walls of masonry, brick, EFIS, stucco, metal, wood, split-faced block and vinyl cladding; roofs of modified bitumen, tile, fiberglass and composite shingle, metal, single and multi-ply systems and aggregate construction; parapet walls, flashings and flashing details, pitch pots, roof mounted equipment, curbs, skylights and attic vents, gutters, roof drains and roof mounted equipment; all envelope systems that prevent moisture intrusion into the occupied space; windows, doors, storefronts and glazing; lightening protection systems; exterior wall sealants and vapor barriers; foundations, storm drains and subterranean French drains.
Develops, acquires and executes large and complex building envelope repair and modernization projects which includes the crafting of measureable performance work statements (PWS), development of accurate current working estimates, collaboration and participation as a technical advisor in source selection boards, chairing project execution and kick-off meetings, serving as the Contracting Officer Technical Representative, performing Quality Assurance and Safety compliance visits, performing design and submittal reviews, inspecting for compliance and design compliance in the installation of infrastructure systems.
Performs functional testing and commissioning for government acceptance of envelope systems delivered through the point by point verification of design, installation, functionality and performance of existing and newly installed mechanical infrastructure equipment and systems.
Expert level skills and extensive practical experience in all aspects of building exteriors and envelope systems necessary to accurately analyze plans, data, designs, operations and maintenance practices and the management thereof. Must possess extensive skill in waterproofing and vapor barrier theory and practical applications in order to develop accurate estimates and makes sound recommendations for repairs, sustainment and optimization of building electrical infrastructure systems. Integrates information from a variety of sources into various systems; ensures proper system interfaces. Must be knowledgeable of local, municipal and federal building codes, criteria and standards. Must have strong interpersonal, communicative, diplomatic and analytical skills to provide highly professional quality presentations to executive leadership and large audiences.
Bachelor’s Degree in applied building architecture with professional architectural registration desirable; but can be substituted with a minimum of 15 years of documented qualifying practical experience. Practical experience is defined has having the sole responsibility of, and being directly instrumental in the efficient and effective design, installation, maintenance, repair and project management of building envelope systems which support large commercial, institutional, industrial or medical healthcare buildings. This practical experience must be recent and within the past six (6) months and span continuously over the preceding four (4) years. The expectation of this incumbent is to possess the expertise and experience to resolve complex problems that his/her contemporaries cannot resolve. Credentials of Registered Roofing Observer (RRO), Registered Roofing Consultant (RRC), and/or Registered Building Envelope Consultant are all traits and experiences that are sought and preferred.