Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE) is a national engineering and architectural firm that employs extraordinary people at all organizational levels. We engage highly skilled people with outstanding character and a strong desire to excel as members of the WJE team. WJE encourages people to be innovative, supports participation in professional activities, and provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.
The San Francisco office of WJE, located in Emeryville, California, is seeking experienced candidates with expertise in building enclosure consulting. A degree from an accredited college or university from schools of architecture; engineering; building construction and technology; or similar interdisciplinary programs that integrate building engineering or science is preferred. A qualified candidate will have five to seven years of relevant work experience in addition to a passion for WJE's work which is solving problems with new and existing structures. The role requires the performance of routine assignments including investigations and testing of buildings with minimal oversight as well as assisting with preparation of client deliverables, under the direction of project managers.
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires visual acuity and listening ability. Individuals must have the dexterity to be able to operate office and field equipment such as computer, printer, copier, telephone, voice mail system, and other office and field equipment. Requirements may also include:
Ability to attend meetings at various office, field, and construction sites
Ability to perform inspections of buildings and other structures, both visually and with instruments
Ability to lift and carry materials and equipment up to 50 lbs.
Ability to perform work in the temperature extremes presented by work in the outdoors
Ability to read construction drawings, diagrams, printed materials and computer screens
Ability to record data clearly and write passages for reports, letters, etc.
Ability to travel
Ability to safely work at heights
Ability to safely use and/or operate ladders, scaffolds, lifts and other access equipment (with training)
Ability to understand and appreciate safety training specific to numerous workplace and construction site hazards
Ability to safely work in a variety of occupationally hazardous locations
Medically fit to utilize respiratory protection devices and other forms of Personal Protective Equipment
Ability to drive and safely operate a motor vehicle