Staff Facilities Professional

at Terracon in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Job Description:

The Terracon Eastern Midwest Region Facilities department is hiring an experienced due diligence consultant in the Chicago area to do Property Condition Assessments and/or Facility Condition Assessments. Some overnight travel is required in this position. This is NOT a Facilities Management position.

General Responsibilities:

Diagnose and develop repair/restoration solutions for the built environment. This includes all major components and systems of buildings and other infrastructure. Projects range from property condition assessments to detailed evaluations of structural systems, roofs, facades, plaza deck and below grade waterproofing systems, MEP systems, pavements, industrial floors, and construction materials. Assessment techniques include, visual examination, non-destructive testing, instrumentation and load testing, laboratory testing, and destructive examinations. Client deliverables range from reports of findings and recommendations to development of restoration design documents and construction oversight/administration.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

+ Mid-level Facilities professional responsible for managing and executing routine and sometimes more complex projects.

+ Works typically on small- to medium-sized projects.

+ Plans, schedules, conducts and/or coordinates assessments, inspections and testing of property, buildings and roofs.

+ Drafts reports and other client deliverables under the direction of more senior consultants. Strong written and verbal skills needed.

+ Makes recommendations, adaptations and modifications for review and consideration by senior consultants.

+ Participates on projects of greater complexity within more detailed consulting portfolios.

+ Performs or oversees contract administration for small-to-large consulting projects.

+ Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.

+ Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.


+ Bachelor’s degree in building science or related building field and 5-7 years’ experience in facility assessment. Or, in lieu of a degree, 9-11 years’ related experience.

+ Must be proficient in Microsoft Office 365. Ability to learn other software systems.

+ Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history

Preferred Certification:

+ Registered Roof Consultant (RRC), Registered Waterproofing Consultant (RWC) or equivalent certification preferred, but not required.



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Posting Title:

Due Diligence – PCA/FCA Specialist

Employment Type:

Regular, Full Time

City, State (Office Location):

Chicago, IL

About Terracon:

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned multidiscipline consulting firm comprised of more than 6,000 curious minds focused on solving engineering and technical challenges from more than 175 locations nationwide. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon’s growth is due to our talented employee-owners exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon’s vision of “Together, we are best at people” is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.

EEO Statement:

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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Other Professional

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Job Posting: JC260863745

Posted On: Jun 06, 2024

Updated On: Jul 20, 2024

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