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CBRE Building Envelope / Roofs / Waterproofing Assessment PCA - Remote in Springfield, Massachusetts

Building Envelope / Roofs / Waterproofing Assessment PCA - Remote

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The purpose of this position is to manage, coordinate and lead a staff responsible for Building Envelopment/ Roof Assessments/PCA with direct accountability for initiation and project delivery. Projects will focus on the building envelope, being roofing and waterproofing including production and implementation of all processes involved.Processes included but not limited to oversight review of teams marketing, investigation, discovery, testing, specification, bid, monitoring, quality assurance of including document and reporting processes.

This position will require frequent travel - up to 75% and can be remote.

Characteristics of responsible projects:

Complexity: High

Risk: High

Purpose: Debt, high risk equity, lease termination, specialty scope

Type of Assets: High-rise office building, complex industrial sites


The Building Envelope/Roofing Assessor performs roof evaluations, waterproofing assessments and forensic investigations to assist owners in evaluating the integrity of existing roof or building envelope through comprehensive surveys that determine signs of deterioration, water tightness and estimated reaming useful life. Additionally, assists owners in review of annual roof maintenance programs, and makes recommendations for repairs and replacements. Detailed repair and replacement cost estimates are provided. Oversees roof repairs and replacements to ensure quality workmanship and compliance with construction documents. Surveys may include the use of infrared thermography, nuclear and capacitance equipment. Prepare complex Building Envelope / Roofing Condition Reports

Conducts walk-through surveys to assess condition structure and foundations, exterior walls, windows and roofs.

Interviews property owners, occupants, key site personnel and local government officials to obtain information concerning the subject property's condition.

Reviews repair/improvement cost information, certificate(s) of occupancy, maintenance reports and logs, Building and Fire Department inspection reports, and similar information.

Takes document photographs of representative systems, conditions, and physical deficiencies.

Prepares estimated costs to remedy building deficiencies. Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual with support from senior management. Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard documents affecting assessment projects.

Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification. Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.

Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and client requirements. Ensures project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated. Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule. Performs other duties as assigned.

This position will require frequent travel - up to 75% and can be remote.


No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelors degree (BA/BS) in architecture, engineering or construction management

Minimum 5 years commercial building evaluation or commercial design experience with a general understanding of building envelope.

Experience with infrared thermography preferred

An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.


Certification as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect preferred but not required


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.


Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.


Advanced knowledge of computer software and hardware (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite Products).

Excellent time management and organizational skills. The position requires simultaneously managing electronic deliverables for several ongoing assignments.

Ability to travel up to 75% of the time


Decisions made with understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

*Colorado Residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Property Condition Assessor position is $70,000 annually and the maximum salary is $85,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE's applicable benefit program.

CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NOTE: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)