Field Technician, (Pioner Square)

compensation: DOE
employment type: full time

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Trinity | ERD, a premier international engineering consulting firm, is currently seeking an experienced Field Investigator/Engineer.

Our work relates to exterior building design, from below grade to roof tops. We have a fast-paced work environment and a beautiful downtown Seattle office.


Duties of this position include:
Communication with clients; attend client association or board meetings when required. On-site project reviews (site visits) are conducted regularly to determine installer's adherence to design detail and/or published product manufacturer's installation recommendations. Additionally, this position requires the ability to recognize any problem transition locations that might require modification to typical installation design. Some travel is required.

Daily duties based on the project requirements include climbing ladders, stairs or scaffolding as provided to perform visual inspections of existing conditions, current installations, to determine further building envelope requirements. Visual observation and documentation is the primary goal of the investigator while on site.

Perform weekly project field observations of the following:

  • Below grade waterproofing
  • Below slab vapor barriers and pipe penetrations
  • Observation of building cladding; Vinyl siding, stucco, EIFS, masonry
  • Observation of window applications - installation and inspections
  • Observation of roofing components - before, during and after roofing applications
  • Produce field notes on site, and in the office
  • Photograph all conditions observed during above mentioned inspections
  • Coordinate contractual issues
  • Direct workers to perform repairs when non-conformance occurs
  • Draft Construction Field Directives
  • Draft Professional Service Agreements
  • Draft Scopes of Work
  • Minimal direction to administrative personnel

Educational Requirement:
Degree in Construction Management or related a plus. Commercial Building Inspector Certification, Registered Roof Observer Certification or related with 3-5 years experience required; working knowledge of building material and products; working knowledge of current codes and standards; working knowledge of waterproofing; exterior cladding; building envelope components is a plus.

We offer excellent salary, and a competetive benefits package including full medical, dental, vision, 401k and paid holidays.


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