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Building Consultant

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  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior (5-8 years)
  • New York City
H2M architects + engineers seeks a Building Consultant in the tri-state area (PT or FT opportunity) with estimating experience in the restoration, insurance, and remediation field. This candidate will help us manage various projects focused on estimating large commercial, complex losses. Insurance Adjusters with experience in the construction industry are encouraged to apply as well as estimators with experience in reconstruction projects, roofing, and/or equivalent work.
Job Responsibilities
  • Interfaces with clients and project representatives - adjusters, brokers, insureds, etc.
  • Schedules and perform field inspections and necessary site visits to evaluate the scope of work/damage.
  • Estimates medium to large commercial and residential projects using industry standard estimating software.
  • Documents, reviews, and analyzes; schedules, contracts, change orders, correspondence, daily reports, meeting minutes, monthly reports, and any additional documents related to the project/file.
  • Provide technical direction to other consultants, interacting and supporting their files.
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum 5+ years of estimating and related work experience in the restoration, insurance, and remediation field.
  • Bachelor’s degree highly desirable. PMP/RRO certifications a plus.
  • Must have demonstrated experience estimating large commercial complex losses. Effective understanding of causes of loss, expected damage, and repair methods
  • Experience should include restoration contracting field specializing in working with insurance companies, with responsibilities related to scheduling, project management, and estimating.
  • Knowledge and experience in appraisal, mitigation, cost analysis, construction management, and disaster recovery.
  • Strong analytical and writing skills to produce expert reports to support our clients in making important high-value decisions.
  • Proficiency in working with Xactimate, Symbility, RS Means, or other estimating software.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to travel throughout the tristate area. Valid driver’s license.
  • Strong skills in negotiation essential
  • Strong analysis and critical thinking skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills to support and solve our client’s questions and requests.
The salary range for this role is $85,000 - $115,000 annually.
The employment offer may deviate from this published range based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, experience, specialty, knowledge, education, geography and/or related certifications – not related to any applicant’s characteristics protected by local, state or federal law. Note: The salary or hourly rate indicated does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.

H2M is a strong collaborative workplace where people and ideas are always treated with respect. I am encouraged to develop, and I love that I am constantly learning new things and skills” Employee testimonial.

our staff
We’re passionate about our work, dedicated to our clients, and committed to our legacy. We emphasize collaboration and community involvement and promote sustainability in our practice, ensuring that the right projects are developed with minimal impact on the environment. Our integrated approach to design incorporates the diverse voices and visions of our staff into every project. Through mentoring, peer reviews, and professional development opportunities, employees at every level are offered the opportunity to share best practices and gain new experiences.

our approach
Since our early roots, our focus has remained steadfast: to provide quality service with sound judgment and to serve as an honest professional resource to our clients. With a dedicated, responsive staff and multiple service offerings under one roof, we blend “can-do” with “can-be,” developing real, workable solutions with a dose of innovation. Our diverse in-house expertise reduces the need for sub-consultants and ensures that our architects and engineers develop a comprehensive understanding of every project.

Our integrated approach to design incorporates the diverse voices and visions of our staff into every project. Through mentoring, peer reviews, and professional development opportunities, employees at every level are offered the opportunity to share best practices and gain new experiences.

H2M continually strives to provide our employees and their families a comprehensive benefit experience surrounding their physical and financial well-being. Our benefit offerings are designed to support and enhance your health and well-being. We offer healthcare and wellness benefits, 401(k) retirement savings with up to 6% employer matching contributions with 100% vesting schedule, annual and spot bonus performance programs, flexibility and paid time off. We also offer tuition assistance for continuing education & professional licensure, student loan debt repayment program, technology allowance and excellent professional development programs that are custom designed for employees at all levels.

H2M is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws or regulations. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Practical approach. Creative results.

Engineering & Construction
Industry
501-1000
Employees
1933
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

About H2M H2M architects + engineers is a multi-disciplinary professional consulting and design firm, proud of its long history of client service and consistent ability to meet tough architectural, engineering and environmental challenges head-on. Since 1933, H2M has helped design and build many communities: from treatment facilities to firehouses, from land surveying to road reconstruction, and from site assessment to remediation. Since the firm’s early roots, its focus has remained steadfast: to provide quality service with sound judgment and to serve as an honest professional resource to its clients. H2M offers a practical approach, with creative results. Our Services Initially oriented towards the planning and design of municipal infrastructure projects, H2M’s capabilities have since grown to include a full range of professional services, some of which include: architecture, planning, civil/site engineering, survey, structural engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, sanitary engineering, environmental engineering, interior design, sports development, water supply management, wastewater management, full environmental services, industrial hygiene, solid and hazardous waste management and GIS/mapping. Our Staff H2M prides itself on the breadth of its comprehensive in-house service capabilities. With a diverse staff of more than 470 engineers, architects, scientists, planners, surveyors, technical and support specialists, H2M offers its clients the benefits of a full consulting network, saving them unnecessary expense and the challenge of coordinating many different teams to achieve a final product. Our Offices H2M has office locations in New York and New Jersey, with its headquarters located at 538 Broad Hollow Road in Melville, NY. The remaining New York offices are in New York City, Capital Region, Suffern and Westchester, while the New Jersey offices are located in Parsippany and Wall Township.