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The Vertex Companies LLC Construction Consultant in New York, New York

Company Description

The Vertex Companies, LLC (VERTEX) is a leading multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm that provides forensic consulting, engineering design, construction management, claims & dispute resolution, and environmental solutions to insurance carriers, sureties, law firms, real estate owners, property managers, public agencies, and commercial clients.

Job Description

At Vertex, our Consultants are critical to our growth strategy and embrace our core values of caring, adding value, and embracing a lifetime of learning. The Consultant is a consultant with prior education, training, or experience in a related industry, such as engineering, architecture, or construction management, along with experience in the capacity of a consultant. A Consultant monitors and investigates construction activities, reviews data, performs analyses, prepares technical deliverables and other work product, and may actively work on construction projects, working relatively independently with minimal oversight.


Technical / Surety Consulting

  • Effective management of assignments, meeting budget, and delivery timeframes.
  • Ensuring that assignments are executed with technical proficiency, accuracy, and professionalism.
  • Ability to work with minimal oversight but take direction effectively from managers.
  • Ability to work in both a consultant and a construction role.
  • On-site management of construction projects.
  • Monitoring of construction projects.
  • Review and interpretation of construction drawings, specifications, and contract documents.
  • Assessment of construction performance and recording of construction activities to ensure compliance with construction documents.
  • Analyze the overall health of a given construction project to determine risks associated with schedule, cost, quality, and safety.
  • Technical evaluation of construction deficiencies.
  • Investigation of performance and payment bond claims.
  • Preparation of detailed reports auditing construction projects.
  • Project schedule analysis.
  • Audit of construction project finances.
  • Review and preparation of construction contract claims.
  • Development of specialized technical skill set.
  • Other project duties as assigned by managers.
  • May provide supervision of 1-2 entry-level consultants within a location.
  • May manage staffing assignments for each project within a location.
  • Oversee training and development of direct reports.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews & quarterly check-ins for direct reports.
  • Comply with company policies, practices, and procedures required of all managers.
  • Prepare consulting budget for execution of projects.
  • Review Project Detail Reports regularly to monitor and manage project budgets and make necessary adjustments to meet client expectations and improve profitability.
  • Be personally billable, based on targeted billability as set forth by senior leadership.
Business Development & Marketing
  • Participate in the Account Management Program.
  • Monitor and utilize the CRM in enhancing the Business Development efforts.
  • Periodically prepare and participate in technical presentations and webinars.
  • Periodically prepare technical marketing material (blogs, vlogs, project profiles, etc.).
  • Exhibit Vertex core values: (1) We care; (2) We add value; (3) We embrace a lifetime of learning.
  • Constantly operate with the intent of achieving Vertex objectives: (1) Consistent Growth; (2) Enhance the Client Experience; and (3) Enhance the Employee-Owner Experience.
  • Make employee safety a priority both in-house and on-site, per corporate policy.
  • Travel as required to fulfill position and project requirements.
  • Timely submission of time sheets and expenses weekly.


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical, management, or engineering field (i.e.: Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, etc.)
  • Advanced degree or special training preferred
  • Alternate: Related experience considered in lieu of formal technical education on a case-by-case basis
  • Minimum of six (6) years of related construction industry experience
  • Additional experience in field directly related to Service Area is preferred
Knowledge & Skills
  • Technical knowledge and skills necessary to perform responsibilities of role
  • Familiarity with common practices of construction contract administration, including RFIs, QA/QC requirements, submittals, and applicable regulations
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to perform complex tasks and handle multiple priorities, and have the ability to perform exceptionally under high stress conditions
  • Knowledge of computer operations and standard software packages required (spreadsheets, word processing, publishing, collaboration, video conferencing, etc.)
  • Licensed Engineer or Architect not required, but will receive special consideration
  • CDT or CCCA certification will receive special consideration
  • CCM certification will receive special consideration
  • Proficiency or working knowledge of Primavera P6 will receive special consideration
  • OSHA-30 certification preferred

Additional Information

The annualized salary range for this role is $100,000 to $125,000.

VERTEX offers a solid total compensation package including base salary and discretionary bonus plan. We also offer a robust benefits package including, healthcare (with multiple plan options) and dental; Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability. We offer a 401k plan with immediate match and vesting, Flex Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program, and other perks. We provide a generous paid time off plan for eligible employees including 15 days of vacation, 64 hours of sick time, and 9.5 paid holidays (prorated for eligible part-time employees). Our "Lifetime of Learning" program also offers tuition reimbursement and additional support for pursuing advanced education, to help employees grow their skills and careers.

VERTEX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you require assistance to complete any part of the application process, please contact our Recruiting team at .


Please note that VERTEX does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, VERTEX will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, VERTEX explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of VERTEX.

Minimum Salary: 100000.00 Maximum Salary: 125000.00 Salary Unit: Yearly