Junior Consultant (Field Intensive)

Description of Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical consulting, primarily in the field of inventory, condition assessment, and evaluation of operations and maintenance, for systems and components in one or more of the following: district thermal systems, natural gas, water, wastewater, electrical generation/distribution systems and telecommunications. Clients primarily consist of federal defense services and education campuses.
  • The Consultant will provide support in the performance of the following functions (in no particular order of importance):
    • Field data collection
    • Compile data and produce technical reports
    • Support project management team in scheduling, estimating and client relationships
    • Utility operation and maintenance practices
    • Utility construction practices
    • Utility operation, maintenance, and construction cost estimation
    • Assessments of operating equipment and components using standard engineering practices
    • Development of energy conservation measures
    • Engineering/technical assessments

Position Qualifications:

  • Experience in a relevant utility field desired
  • Strength in technical assessment and development of budgetary requirements for improvement projects
  • Degree desirable in Engineering (Electrical, Civil or Mechanical); relevant vocational or military training may substitute for some education or experience
  • Ability to record and organize meticulous notes and documentation
  • Must function well in a team environment and under occasionally tight deadlines
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings
  • Travel required to client locations throughout the 50 states and internationally; must commit to the potential for an average of 30-50% travel
  • Familiarity with operation and maintenance of utility and district energy components and systems is desired
  • Prior experience with education, Department of Defense, other Federal agencies, or state/local governments will be a distinguishing evaluation factor
  • Knowledge of safety requirements including confined space, high-heat working environments, lock-out/tag-out, industrial environments, arc flash, first aid and CPR is preferred
  • Position requires U.S. Citizenship
  • Position requires a U.S. passport or the ability to obtain a U.S. passport
  • Position requires ability to pass a background check for entry to U.S. Military Installations
  • Use of Microsoft Office software with an emphasis on Excel

Essential Physical Functions: Stand or sit – must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time. Walk –this position requires the ability to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. – 25% of the time. Full range of motion to walk, stoop and stand while working on worksites – 25% of the time. Use hands/fingers – must be able to operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer – 50% of the time. Talk – This position frequently communicates with internal and external customers, must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations – 25% of the time. Vision – must be able to clearly focus on information located on a computer screen, paperwork, etc. – 50% of the time. Lift/Carry – must be able to lift/carry up to 30 lbs. of site equipment when necessary.

Jobsite Physical Functions: Capable of standing and/or walking up to 12 hours a day; Exposure to extreme heat/cold conditions; Working in industrial environments; Must wear proper personal protective equipment suitable to the jobsite environment which may include exposed energized gear.

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