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KTA-Tator, Inc. (KTA) is a consulting engineering firm internationally recognized as a leading expert in corrosion protection.  KTA’s Commercial Services Group provides building systems consulting services through a variety of offerings, including building envelope diagnostics with an emphasis on moisture intrusion, masonry, and paint problems, specifying repairs, and providing QA services during new construction and restoration projects.

Our Commercial Services Group is seeking a Project Professional to develop, manage, and perform technical assessments and inspections of commercial buildings, and manage client needs from proposal development to final deliverable.  This is a full-time position based out of our corporate office in Pittsburgh, PA or satellite office in Dobson, NC. Traveling is required and may be as long as several days or weeks out of the office (40-50%). In twelve months, you will know you are successful when you have:

  • Explored client needs, verified understanding of their needs, and prepared responsive proposals that provide solutions to building envelope and moisture intrusion problems;
  • Performed onsite building envelope consulting and diagnostic assessments, moisture intrusion surveys, failure investigations, coating condition assessments, and paint and building repair QA inspections;
  • Prepared written technical reports based on the field assessments including scopes of work, specifications, and recommendations for remediation of building/coatings issues, with minimal guidance;
  • Managed project assignments on time, on scope, and within budget in conformance with KTA’s scope of services and corporate quality standards.

Our Ideal Candidate:

    • Bachelor’s degree (or specialized experience) in Building Science, Construction Management, Engineering, or related discipline - preferred 
    • Technical experience in the application of building science principles and a strong understanding of facility maintenance and remodel strategies and determining cause of moisture intrusion - desired
    • A minimum of 5 years’ technical experience in multiple building trades - desired
    • Registered Roof Observer (RRO) certification - preferred 

    Physical requirements include ability to hear, speak, smell; vision (close, distance, color, depth, ability to adjust focus); ability to climb and work from heights, safely lift 50 pounds, walk on uneven ground or terrain, work in confined spaces, crawl, work outside (including inclement weather); manual dexterity (to handle small objects, instruments, or gages).

    KTA is a casual, friendly workplace. We have flexible work hours, have fun, and work hard. We offer great benefits and are 100% employee owned. The employees of KTA are dedicated to making each other, the company, and our clients successful.  At KTA, you’ll work with and learn from the best in the industry!

    KTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. While all candidates will be considered, KTA especially encourages female, minorities, veterans, and candidates with disabilities to apply to this and all job postings. KTA is a Standing Firm Company. AA/EEO


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