Associate

Responsibilities:

  • Well versed in all phases of exterior wall construction projects
  • Successful completion and history of managing projects and deliverables
  • Conduct project level review and progress with Project Managers on designated assignments
  • Review written reports and documents on project related activity
  • Maintain updated knowledge of building codes in local markets
  • Assess technical needs on projects and request support for work requirements
  • Communicate effectively and establish relationships with clients and job related management teams
  • Break down technical needsdeliverable and assist in managing budgetary requirements related to assigned projects
  • Provide visibility to Principal in charge of status, timelines, key concerns
  • Assist in billing review and collections where necessary
  • Provide manpower updates and resource availability
  • Participate in corporative initiatives and associate level meetings to determine future protocol andor procedures
  • Assist Principal in charge with new proposal estimates
  • Assist Principal in charge in solicitation of new business
  • Respond and effectively communicate to clients when project emergencies arise
  • Publish and or participate in industry outreach or speaking engagements
  • Present in-house seminars or related topics periodically
  • Obtain all SIA certifications for the level of responsibility
  • Manage staff or team and provide an atmosphere consistent with mentoring

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5-10 years working with building envelope project experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Engineering
  • Masters in Architecture preferred
  • Register Architect or Professional Engineer status required
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent PC computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word or suitable document writing programs
  • Must demonstrate an ability to work in a dynamic team environment, to think outside the box, and solve complex problems
  • Ability to be detail-oriented as well as see the bigger picture

Engineering Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Understand exterior wall construction project phases including but not limited to shop drawing, modeling, design development and construction documents
  • Conducting field review and progress inspection on designated projects
  • Document and maintain well written reports on project related activity
  • Ensure familiarity with building codes in local markets
  • Advise Project manager on status, scheduling, effort of work and estimates for completion
  • Communicate effectively and establish relationships with clients and job related management teams
  • Providing cross-functional support to ensure client needs and internal timelines/project activities are completed
  • Maintain detailed documents and progression of work from initial proposal through completion
  • Present project related technical information to clients and design teams
  • Occasional presentation of white papercase studies to technical teams
  • Attend in-house seminars and scheduled team meetings
  • Maintain established utilization levels

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years working with building envelope design, inspection, development and/or engineering
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Engineering
  • Masters in Architecture and 1-3 years’ work experience preferred
  • Knowledge of broad architectural design theories/concepts and specific structural theories/concepts related to exterior wall construction
  • Experience using measurement devices
  • Minimum 10 hour OSHA certification
  • ICC certifications preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent PC computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word or suitable document writing programs
  • Must demonstrate an ability to work in a dynamic team environment, to think outside the box, and solve complex problems
  • Ability to be detail-oriented as well as see the bigger picture

Welding Technician

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting field review and progress inspection on designated projects to maintain the reliability of the equipment or structure
  • Document and maintain well written reports on project related activity
  • Verification of tensioning and verification activities
  • Ensure familiarity with codes and standards in local markets
  • Interpret codes, standards and industry regulations
  • Knowledge related to structure construction and nondestructive engineering codesstandards
  • Advise Project manager on status, scheduling, effort of work and estimates for completion
  • Communicate effectively and establish relationships with clients and job related management teams
  • Providing cross-functional support to ensure client needs and internal timelines/project activities are completed
  • Maintain detailed documents and progression of work from initial proposal through completion
  • Present project related technical information to clients and design teams
  • Occasional presentation of white papercase studies to technical teams
  • Attend in-house seminars and scheduled team meetings

Qualifications:

  • Maintain established utilization levels
  • Minimum of 2-5 years working with structures,  construction or nondestructive engineering  services
  • Extensive knowledge of industry standards: AWS, ASME, API, NDE methodologies
  • Experience using measurement devices
  • CWI preferred
  • ICC certifications required
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent PC computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word or suitable document writing programs
  • Must demonstrate an ability to work in a dynamic team environment, to think outside the box, and solve complex problems
  • Ability to be detail-oriented as well as see the bigger picture

Proposal Writer

Vidaris is a leading specialty architectural consulting firm specializing in building envelope, sustainability, energy efficiency, code advisory and construction advisory services for high-profile projects and Clients. We are currently seeking a Proposal Writer to support our Building Envelope and Sustainability divisions. The Proposal team is integral to the business’ success, providing a first point of interaction with our Clients and defining the services they need. The Proposal Writer will provide support to the multiple Technical Departments and Business Development team in our New York City HQ office. The Proposal Writer will develop and coordinate scope of work / fee proposals and level of effort estimates. This position should be considered if you are a self-motivated individual, with independent work ethic, and are able to coordinate ongoing, short & long-term projects while simultaneously providing immediate, day-to-day contact with both our Clients and our Team Leaders. Experience in the field of Architecture or Engineering or in an architectural consulting firm is preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, produce, and work with Principals/Associates/Business Development Team from each of the Vidaris divisions (Building Envelope, Energy/Green, Code Advisory, and Construction Administration) to ensure delivery of excellent proposals.
  • Track the proposals process from request through delivery, and then assist Business Development with follow ups, schedules and accounting inquires.
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Legal, and Finance teams as necessary to produce complete service offer packages.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet or beat deadlines and help team maintain best and most efficient practices.
  • Coordinate with the Proposal Manager to develop and maintain template language to achieve a superior proposal experience for our Clients.
  • Contact Clients/prospects to obtain any additional project information needed for accuracy, and confirmation of proposal receipt.
  • Collect, enter and maintain Client and project data for various databases and spreadsheets – including: Opportunities, Sent and Signed Logs.
  • Assist with Project Announcements and Active Project folder set-up, ensure accuracy of:
  • Authorized scope of work
  • Proposal
  • Estimate
  • Client contact and billing information
  • Project Documentation provided by the client during the Proposal preparation phase.
  • Help the team update and maintain current Client contact lists for marketing distribution and billing purposes.
  • Collaborate with fellow proposal writers, review proposal language for clarity, accuracy, grammar and spelling.
  • Assist with various administrative tasks related to our business, as requested.
  • The ability to work as a both a team player as well as independent self-starter.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • 2-5 years experience working at an architecture, engineering, construction, marketing or related consulting firm is preferred.
  • Must have excellent organization, communication, writing and time management skills.
  • Able to work and converse efficiently with all levels of colleagues, clients and other external contacts.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe InDesign.
  • Familiarity with Deltek Vision is a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Communications or related field

Sr. Consultant, Restoration

Responsibilities:

  • Consult on existing facade design for enhancement or maintenance type projects: forensic review and analysis, Bid Document and repair detail preparation, direct Bidding Phase, and Construction Administration. Well versed in exterior wall construction.
  • Work with Vidaris management departments on our integrated internal services (proposing writing, internal tracking of our budgetary project requirements).
  • Assist with management, and growth, of our services related to the Façade Inspection and Safety Program (FISP).
  • Communicate effectively and establish relationships with clients and job related management teams. Providing cross-functional support to ensure client needs and internal timelines/project activities are completed
  • Familiarity with building codes (including Energy Codes) in local markets
  • Advise architects and clients on building enclosure performance, constructability, and durability.
  • Document and maintain well written reports on project related activity.
  • Provide successful completion and history of managing projects and deliverables.
  • Assist with the oversight and review of Restoration Division staff’s reports and progress of Projects.
  • Assist with managing manpower and Division technical needs and initiatives.
  • Manage staff or team and foster training/mentoring
  • Occasional presentation of white papercase studies to technical teams.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 plus years working with building envelopeenclosure project experience
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Engineering
  • Register Architect | Professional Engineer
  • Knowledge of Architectural design theories/concepts and local lawscodes
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Inspection certificates preferred
  • Excellent PC computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word or suitable document writing programs
  • Must demonstrate an ability to work in a dynamic team environment, proficient in problem solving and multi-tasking.
  • Ability to be detail-oriented as well as see the bigger picture

Commissioning Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Create project specific requirements and basis of design documents
  • Review HVAC design documentation including drawings, specifications, and controls sequences
  • Create and implement project specific Cx plans
  • Perform submittal reviews
  • Assist with preparation of pre-functional checklists
  • Document and maintain well written reports on project related activity
  • Communicate effectively and establish relationships with clients and job related management teams
  • Providing cross-functional support to ensure client needs and internal timelines/project activities are completed
  • Maintain detailed documents and progression of work from initial proposal through completion
  • Present project related technical information to clients and design teams
  • Occasional presentation of white papercase studies to in-house technical teams
  • Attend in-house seminars and scheduled team meetings
  • Maintain established utilization levels
  • Support junior technicians or entry level staff
  • Field verify that HVAC equipment is installed as per the drawings and specifications

Qualifications:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering
  • 3-5 years experience in building commissioning
  • Good organizational skills with ability to independently manage multiple tasks while maintaining focus and attention to detail
  • Basic AutoCAD skills
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft software, particularly Excel
  • Ability to write clear and detailed reports
  • Energy auditing experience a plus

Municipal Filing Specialist

This position will join the Vidaris growing Code Advisory team.  This highly skilled team provides solutions to its real estate clients and development teams with a high degree of integrity and skill.  The individual will work within our Code Advisory division primarily to acquire building permits and approvals from NYC Agencies. Applicants looking for an energized environment, part of a well-respected team and seeking a ground up opportunity are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Single point of contact for all required agency forms, approvals and permits for development projects.
  • Develop and deliver forms and permits as per the filing plan for each project and delineate a schedule based on contracted needs
  • Communicate with municipals for scheduling appointments, application submittals, and inspections
  • Monitor schedule as well as delivery of reports, filing documents and submittals
  • Manage document and internal communications related to project.
  • Liaise with Project Managers, Architects, Engineers of large projects to obtain permits begin construction
  • Represent client interests in municipal agencies meetings
  • Prepare, review and submit filing documents and ensure code compliance to gain approval from government agencies
  • Prepare, maintain and update internal lists for all tasks related to new filing structures for signed documents, filed docs, organized by form type.
  • Research and remove property violations including appearance to court on behalf of Client

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of NYC Building Department agency filing rules and procedures preferred such as:
  • Local Law Façade Reports, B, Alt 1, Alt 2, Alt 3, Site Safety and Demolition permits etc.
  • 3- 5 years of experience with municipal agency filing a must
  • DOB Filing Representative Class 2 ID or RA/PE License
  • Willing to Travel within the 5 boroughs
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture/ Engineering preferred
  • Excellent organization skills to manage projects and track progress
  • Knowledge of design software a plus such as AutoCad, Revit.

Summer Internship Program

Vidaris is accepting applications for our 2017 Summer Internship Program. All candidates must be currently enrolled in a matriculated program in the areas of Engineering, Architecture or Sustainability.