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Project Manager - Building and Construction

Company: Intertek
Location: Kent
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Project Manager
Intertek is searching for an Project Manager to join our Building & Construction team in our Kent, Washington office. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in Building Science Solutions!
The Project Manager is responsible for performing testing and inspections at building sites.
What you will do:

  • Assist with new design consulting and peer reviews of plans and specifications for building enclosures

  • Perform initial review of architectural drawings, shop drawings and submittals pertaining to the building enclosure

  • Assist with/perform field performance testing and water leakage testing of roofing and waterproofing systems, windows, curtain walls, and other building elements.

  • Assist with construction administration services, including mock-up testing and shop drawing reviews, and conduct factory inspections and site visits.

  • Assist with/perform forensic investigations and documentation of existing conditions including wall claddings, windows, curtain wall systems, roofs, skylights, plaza waterproofing and below grade elements.

  • Assist with remediation design of building enclosures.

  • Prepare professionally written technical reports.

  • Litigation support for projects involving all of the issues discussed above.

    What it takes to be successful in this role:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Architectural Engineering, preferred.

    • 5 to 8 years of industry experience, preferred.

    • Professional registration or ability to obtain registration within one year, preferred.

    • Technical knowledge of building construction

    • Technical understanding of building enclosure systems

    • Field experience or strong interest in working onsite

    • 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

    • Consistent and professional interaction and communication with clients and project team

    • Ability to travel outside local area, depending on local work load and project locations

    • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening

    • Fluent in English for the safe and effective performance of the job.

    • Valid driver's license and reliable driving record (required)

      Preferred Skills:

      • Field experience with diverse building types.

      • Investigation of existing walls for leaks and other performance issues.

      • Familiarity with ASTM testing of exterior walls for air and water infiltration and mock up testing.

      • Safety Training/Scaffold Certification.

      • Experience in difficult access/industrial rope access/rock climbing

      • Active in professional organization(s)

        Why work at Intertek?
        Intertek is a world leader in the $250 billion Quality Assurance market, with a proven, high-quality business model and a global network of customer-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History ( and What We Do ( .
        Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy ( .
        What we have to offer:
        When Working with Intertek ( , you can expect 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.
        Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.
        Intertek believes that Our People ( are our strongest tool for success. 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.
        For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.
        The base wage or salary range for this position is $85,000 t o $125,000 . Individual compensation packages are based on a variety of factors unique to each candidate including skill set, experience, qualifications and other job-related reasons. In addition to competitive compensation packages, Intertek employees are eligible for a variety of benefits including paid time off, paid holidays, paid parental leave, medical plan options, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, a 401(k) plan with company matching, tuition reimbursement, and more.

Keywords: Intertek, Kent , Project Manager - Building and Construction, Professions , Kent, Washington

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