Junior Consultant


Firm Name: 
Altura Solutions
Contact Email: 
URL: 
www.Alturalp.com

 

Altura Solutions is a small consulting firm specializing in ADA/accessibility compliance that was founded in 2006. The firm has traditionally worked in Texas, but has shifted to a nation-wide focus and is currently working across the country. The firm currently has a staff of 10 and is looking to grow services and staff.

The Junior Consultant will be responsible for assisting with the daily professional consulting services provided by the firm. The candidate will be groomed to become a Registered Accessibility Specialist (RAS) and ADA Consultant. This is a non-design position that will review design documents and conduct inspections for compliance with various accessibility codes.

Existing staff will teach the candidate various accessibility codes such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS), Fair Housing Act (FHA), the International Building Code (IBC), and ICC/ANSI. The position requires an engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, or planning degree with a minimum of two years of experience in their related field. The ideal candidate has experience working with design codes and the regulatory/permit approval process. The candidate should be looking to leverage their experience to transition into a non-design consulting role.

Key Responsibilities for the Junior Consultant– the position will provide technical support to the three existing registered accessibility consultants.

Typical technical support to include:

  • Assisting with the review of construction documents for compliance with various codes;
  • Assisting with on-site inspections (buildings, parks, sidewalks, etc.);
  • Generating technical reports of findings; Assisting with daily tasks of file management;
  • Drafting technical presentations;
  • Attending client meetings;
  • Providing other daily support to staff as needed.

Job Snapshot

  • Base Pay: Commensurate with experience
  • Employment Type: Full-time contract position
  • Education: College degree within architecture, engineering, planning or landscape architecture
  • Experience: At least 2 year(s) Manages Others: (Interns in the summer)
  • Industry: Planning/Architecture/Engineering
  • Required Travel: Travel within Texas and occasional travel outside of the state
  • Required Vehicle: Dependable vehicle for running errands and travel within Texas

To apply, please email a one-page cover letter and resume to jel@alturalp.com. The cover letter should address why the candidate is a good fit with the firm and vote for best staff kid picture from our website.

www.Alturalp.com