Facility and Infrastructure Assessor - San Antonio, TX
at Tetra Tech

Date Posted: 6/22/2019

Job Description

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Summary: 

Tetra Tech is an industry leader in Asset Management Services.  Accordingly, Tetra Tech executes numerous facility/infrastructure condition assessments (FCA) for government and commercial clients.  An FCA is an asset inspection and engineering analysis of the level of maintenance and history, failure trends, root cause analyses, and work requirements to be accomplished that establishes the physical and mechanical condition of an asset. Clients use the FCA as a planning tool for short and long-term budget requests.  Tetra Tech is seeking qualified architects, engineers and/or technicians qualified to assess electrical, mechanical, fire protection, exteriors including roofs, interiors, and other facility systems, as well as linear utility systems, stormwater, wastewater, water, electrical, natural gas, pavement, steam or compressed air. 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform facility assessments of buildings, structures and other real property assets across the building structural/civil/architectural, mechanical/electrical/plumbing and fire protection systems. Perform utility infrastructure assessments of stormwater, wastewater, water, electrical, natural gas, compressed air, pavement, and other linear utility distribution type assets. Work is typically performed in teams of 2-4 assessors with assignments split based on personnel experience and trained disciplines.
  • Conduct inventory and condition assessments of building systems consistent with the UNIFORMAT convention per ASTM E1557.
  • Identify building/infrastructure components and document deficiencies to update the facility condition index (FCI).
  • Generate system summary reports for assigned systems.
  • Field work on-site in both CONUS and OCONUS on trips lasting 1-3 weeks.
  • Strict adherence to the Tetra Tech safety policies.
  • Knowledge and application of US Army Corps of Engineers Sustainment Management Systems.  Use of BUILDER Sustainment Management System (SMS), including inventories, condition assessments and data entry using BUILDER Remote Entry Database (BRED). Project activities can also include obtaining and correlating existing building drawings, team calibration on BUILDER/BRED, preparing data collection devices, assessment of facility exterior, interior, and roof, as well as mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems (MEP) and providing scope and rough order of magnitude costs for needed repairs and condition index for each assessed facility. May also perform energy audits to identify energy and water conservation measures.

 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience performing facility condition assessments or related facilities engineering/maintenance work.
  • Technical degree or certification in electrical, mechanical, plumbing, or fire protection disciplines desired.
  • Mechanical/Electrical assessors shall be capable of conducting inventory and condition assessments of building mechanical/electrical/plumbing (MEP) systems and ancillary equipment.
  • Structural assessors shall be capable of understanding and identifying building envelopes including various structural systems, exterior/interior walls and windows, roofing, flooring and related architectural finishes.
  • All assessors must have knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements and be able to identify life safety issues.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum Project Manager oversight while maintaining schedule discipline.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required including technical report writing experience.
  • Interact with Project Manager and Technical Leads to ensure compliance with project scope objectives.
  • Computer skills are required to populate assessment data in the client’s asset management software. Must provide own laptop computer with Microsoft Windows 10 or later and Microsoft Office 2013 or later. Experience with tablet computers, cloud computing services and Microsoft Access desired.
  • Familiarity with industrial, large office, and other large facility types.
  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain and maintain a National Agency Check with Local Agency Check (NACLC) clearance from the Department of Defense (DoD).
  • Valid state driver license
  • Active U.S. Passport

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job including performing facility inspections over 6 hours a day covering 5 miles typically as well as ability to climb ladders and assess spaces including roofs, interstitials, basements, crawl spaces and utility tunnels.
  • Ability to present a professional demeanor and outlook.
  • Be available to travel minimum 50%.
  • Successfully pass a Department of Motor Vehicles background check by designated company automobile insurance carrier.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits.

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

Job Snapshot

About Us

As a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide, Tetra Tech seeks clear sustainable solutions that improve the quality of life. In a complex world with competing demands for limited resources, we offer clear solutions made possible by our sound science, understanding, innovation, and industry-leading approaches. To achieve and sustain our goals, we need your talent and energy!

As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to think outside the box and explore new technologies, ideas, and business trends that contribute to your personal and professional development as well as company success.

A career with Tetra Tech means a diverse, collaborative work environment, opportunities to involve yourself in self-directed project efforts, work/life balance, and a wide range of benefits. With offices and project opportunities in locations around the world, you can find an opportunity that matches your career goals and geographic preference.

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