Project Director

Thornton Tomasetti   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Not Specified years

Posted 173 days ago

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Thornton Tomasetti provides engineering design, investigation and analysis services to clients worldwide on projects of every size and level of complexity.  We are a growing 1200+ person firm with practices in the following disciplines: Structural Engineering, Forensics, Applied Science, Renewal, Property Loss Consulting, Construction Engineering, Protective Design, Facade Engineering, Sustainability and Transportation.  We work on landmarks to exhibitions from the historic to the high performing while balancing multiple objectives which include form, function, schedule, sustainability, constructability and budget. At our core, TALENT is the center of our business.

Coordinates project activities with clients, architects developers and owners

·    Conducts site surveys, observations and condition assessments of structures

·    Communicates and coordinates with clients and consultants (e.g., architects, civil, MEP engineers, cost estimators & adjusters) to ensure clear understanding of project goals and expectations

·    Interacts with clients and team members regarding project information

·    Sets clear direction and delegates tasks to others

·    Provides guidance to team members regarding TT design standards, design technique, and quality

·    Analyzes building systems (e.g., load, wind, gravity, and geometry)

·    Reviews litigation documentation and prepares reports

·    Interprets building codes

·    Determines project, design and construction specifications (e.g., beam size, column size, etc.)

·    Coordinates and guides preparation of construction documents and reports with BIM staff, clients, and internal quality staff

·    Back checks each step of the project to ensure quality and standards

·    Ensures that project undergoes standard QA activities including design reviews, documentation and design checks

·    Monitors project progress with respect to staffing

·    Monitors financial health of project

Performs construction administration services on assigned projects

·    Responds to RFIs from contractors and subcontractors

·    Organizes and maintains logs and files for structural/architectural submittal

·    Attends construction meetings and visits job-site at major stages and phases

·    Communicates with contractors

·    Prepares field reports for clients

·    Performs site-observation for projects as assigned