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Home Builder

Company: Colorado Network Staffing
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Home Builder

Classification
Full Time
Non-Exempt and Exempt positions available
Temporary

Pay Rate
$28/hr-$50/hr

Location
United States

Summary/Objective
CNS is seeking experienced professionals to conduct a thorough inspection and assessment of the structural integrity and habitability of privatized homes in the United States. The client requires home inspections and assessments of common areas, and each individual home to establish the overall condition of the home. Candidates will record any homes not inspected and the reason for the inability to inspect. The assessments shall include home interiors, building systems, common areas, building exteriors, equipment drainage, landscaping, and other improvements. The assessment shall consist of a visual survey only of the property, components, systems, and elements that are easily visible and readily accessible. No intrusions, sampling, boring, or disassembly of any component, systems, or infrastructure is required.

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

  • Must be able to use a tablet/stylus in the field to enter data.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Must be able to walk 10-15k steps a day, climb ladders/stairs, and withstand hot and cold climates while walking and standing.
  • Must be able to follow processes and rules and maintain the organization of a large volume of data electronically.
  • Must take pride in capturing quality data and being part of a team.
  • Must take pride in the work and the fact that the data we collect helps make decisions on the facilities that are used to train/support the military.
  • Must be able to think critically and ask questions to resolve issues and ensure quality in our deliverables.
  • Must be able to count and/or measure quantities and perform basic calculations using field measurements and information obtained from occupant interviews and building drawings.
  • Previous BUILDER assessment experience is a significant plus.
  • Military experience is a plus.
  • Facility management experience/specific discipline experience is a plus.


    Engineering Disciplines
    CNS has three primary disciplines when staffing BUILDER assessment projects. They are 1) Mechanical, 2) Electrical, and 3) Architect. Below are the basic requirements for each role. For candidates without prior BUILDER experience, training on the software will be provided. Mechanicals should be able to meet both HVAC and Plumbing requirements. Architects should be able to meet both Interior and Exterior requirements.

    Mechanical
    HVAC


  • Ability to identify all types of hydronic (chilled water/hot water) components. Boilers/Chillers, pumps, air separators, pot feeders, expansion tanks, etc.
  • Ability to identify all types of packaged systems
  • Ability to identify air-side components, VAVs, air handlers, etc.
  • Ability to identify all types of exhaust fans
  • Ability to identify split systems
  • Ability to identify VFDs and other control systems
  • Ability to identify elevators and other conveyance components (this requirement is flexible)

    Plumbing


  • Ability to count fixtures (toilets, sinks, etc)
  • Ability to estimate linear feet of piping (or use a formula to calculate it).
  • Ability to identify water heaters
  • Ability to identify pumps
  • Ability to identify backflow preventers
  • Ability to count fire protection devices (horns/strobes/pull stations/etc)
  • Ability to follow the rules on inventorying an FP system.
  • Ability to identify maintenance equipment (lift, air compressors, etc)
  • Ability to identify stair types (metal/wood/concrete) and whether they are one flight or two

    Electrical


  • Ability to identify transformers and know their type.
  • Ability to identify panels, safety switches, enclosed circuit breakers, and other types of electrical service equipment
  • Ability to count lights and identify light types (these are counted by type)
  • Ability to identify generators and their type.
  • Ability to identify UPSs

    Architect
    Interior


  • Ability to identify floor finishes (carpet, tile, terrazzo, finished concrete, etc)
  • Ability to identify ceiling types (gypsum, acoustical, wood, etc)
  • Ability to identify wall types (block, drywall w/stud)
  • Ability to identify wall coverings (wallpaper, wainscoat, etc)
  • Ability to identify and count doors (wood, metal)
  • Ability to identify and count toilet partitions.

    Exterior


  • Ability to identify wall types (block, double wythe brick, metal, etc)
  • Ability to identify window types (aluminum, wood, vinyl, etc)
  • Ability to understand the structure of a building and inventory it correctly.
  • Ability to identify foundation types. Often these are below grade and not visible so an understanding of foundation types vs. building types is helpful. For instance, a pole barn structure has a different foundation type than a block building.
  • Ability to identify roof types.
  • Ability to identify gutters/downspouts.
  • Ability to identify roof hatches/skylights
  • Ability to identify canopies.


    Work Environment
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions in the facility. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    This is a full-time position with an expected duration of approximately 10 months. Candidates will be expected to work 50 hours per week.

    Travel
    This position may be required to travel 50-70% (or more) of the time.

    Required Education and Experience


  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical, electrical, civil, or architectural engineering.
  • Registered engineer or eligible for registration within 2 years.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience.


    Additional Requirements


  • Ability to pass a background check.


    COVID-19 Information
    To access the facilities in which employees will be performing most of their work, candidates for this position will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

    Other Duties
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Colorado Network Staffing, Colorado Springs , Home Builder, Professions , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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