We are looking for an Architect to staff our Huntington Beach office.This position is responsible for managing the activities of construction defect analysis, reporting, and testimony. Responsibilities include determining the cause of building construction problems, identifying measures to alleviate or correct known problems, determining the cost and budget for corrective measures, participating in the litigation and mediation process, and providing forensic expert testimony in deposition, arbitration, and trial.
Devise investigation strategy
Conduct intrusive investigation and testing
Collect and analyze test data and results
Evaluate scope of damages
Develop recommended corrective measures
Prepare and submit report
Testify or conduct repairs as required
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
Hold an active Architect License in California (additional states a plus).
Experience with residential and commercial construction processes and sequencing.
Expertise in building materials, components, and systems.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret prints, architectural drawings, financial and job cost reports.
Knowledge of construction methods and building codes.
Knowledge of product standards and standards of practice.
Knowledge of construction contracts.
Familiarity with intrusive investigation techniques.
Knowledge of materials testing methods and protocols.
Skills in information analysis and report writing.
Ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships.
Exceptional analytical, organizational, and problem solving abilities.
Self-managed and ability to work independently while managing multiple projects and deadlines.
Additional Salary Information: Lombard Consulting Services Inc. offers a rich employee benefit program that includes a choice of multiple HMO and PPO health insurance plans, dental insurance, life insurance, optional disability insurance, FSA plan, sick time, vacation, 401k plan with company matching contributions, and annual bonus plan.
About Lombard Consulting Services Inc.
Lombard Consulting Services Inc. is a leading forensic construction consulting firm serving the West Coast for over 25 years. We provide expert witness services, cost estimating, property loss evaluation, architectural services and quality control to building owners, developers, contractors, and insurance carriers.