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Manager - Building and Construction

Company: Intertek
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Intertek is searching for a Manager to join our Building & Construction team in our Lake Forest, CA office. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in Building Science Solutions!
The Manager is responsible for the execution of technical work, financial performance of the department, and growth of the business.
What you'll do:

  • Follow and enforce safety and compliance requirements and company policies.

  • Manage Building Science Solutions projects within assigned region(s).

  • Lead in regional business development, marketing, and sales efforts.

  • Lead forensic investigation and litigation support for envelope failure projects.

  • Lead building envelope commissioning projects.

  • Lead technical efforts in Building Science Solutions group.

  • Write and execute building enclosure commissioning plans, specifications and testing protocols.

  • Meet regional financial requirements.

  • Develop remedial work recommendations and plans for existing building projects.

  • Prepare complete construction document packages for new and restoration projects.

  • Prepare accurate and concise reports for assigned projects.

  • Perform reviews of architectural drawings, shop drawings and submittals pertaining to the building envelope.

  • Project management, including planning, scheduling, staffing, execution, and reporting.

  • Monitor and manage projects and budgets.

  • Monitor contract requirements, invoicing, and maintain acceptable profit margins.

  • Consistent and professional interaction and communication with clients and project team.

  • Prepare proposals and develop new business.

  • Lead efforts to land large opportunities.

  • Local and overnight travel, as required for assigned projects and tasks.

  • Participate in Building Science Solutions leadership activities, including planning, goal setting, standardization, process development, etc.

  • Maintain high business and technical integrity.

    What it takes to be successful in this role:

    • 10+ years' experience in building envelope systems (preferred)

    • BS in engineering/architecture, or other related degree (preferred)

    • Extensive knowledge of the building envelope, including wall cladding systems, curtain wall, window and door systems, waterproofing, roofing, etc., and their installation means and methods, preferred.

    • Strong knowledge of building envelope test methods and standards.

    • Strong knowledge of the building commissioning process.

    • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings and specifications.

    • Ability to independently perform office tasks and physical labor tasks.

    • Ability to manage projects and internal project team on all sizes of projects.

    • Ability to perform work from ladders, boom-lifts, roof levels, etc.

    • Extensive technical competence and ability to effectively communicate with clients, designers, contractors, and coworkers, both in writing and orally.

    • Ability to develop and maintain good rapport with clients, designers, contractors, etc.

    • Strong planning and organizational skills, with the ability to meet changing and strict deadlines.

    • Experience with managing, leading, and developing staff, both technical and administrative (preferred)

    • Willingness to travel as needed for business.

    • Sound computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD).

    • Valid driver's license and a clean driving record.

      Why work at Intertek?
      Intertek is a world leader in the $250 billion Quality Assurance market, with a proven, high-quality business model and a global network of customer-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History ( and What We Do ( .
      Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy ( .
      What we have to offer:
      When Working with Intertek ( , you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.
      Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.
      Intertek believes that Our People ( are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer ( and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
      For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.

Keywords: Intertek, Lake Forest , Manager - Building and Construction, Executive , Lake Forest, California

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