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Associate Principal – Claims and Litigation Services

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Associate Principal - Claims and Litigation Services

Spire Consulting Group, LLC is an established, multi-disciplined construction management and engineering consulting firm serving owners, general contractors, attorneys, financial institutions and sureties. Spire is currently seeking experienced claims & litigation professionals to assist with a variety of construction consulting projects.

Spire offers very competitive compensation packages and an exciting environment which facilitates the acquisition of construction, engineering and legal experience at an accelerated pace.

responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Claims & Litigation Services
    • Analyze, develop and prepare claims by evaluating project planning, costs, schedules, construction-related claims and quantification of damages in the areas of standard of care, schedule delay and acceleration, productivity loss, late and/or excessive changes, deficient drawings and specifications, and due diligence.
    • Provide expert verbal testimony regarding matters related to cost, schedule, construction management and construction defects.
    • Cost related construction defect analysis .
    • Review and analyze construction contracts.
    • Prepare reports and presentations for expert witness use during mediation, arbitration & litigation.
    • Develop graphics and demonstrative aids.
    • Perform industry and legal research.
    • QA/QC (consistency, formatting, fact checking for reports).
  • Program/Construction Management
    • Provide pre-construction support to owners.
    • Provide program / construction management services.
  • Cost Estimating
    • Generation and evaluation of construction cost estimates.
    • Perform quantity take offs for preparation of detailed cost estimates.
    • Prepare conceptual level cost estimates.
    • Prepare and review/analyze change orders.
    • Perform QA/QC on cost estimates prepared by others.
    • Construction cost estimate review and validation.
  • Engagement Management
    • Manage multiple simultaneous projects.
    • Support business development with preparation of proposed scope of work, budgeted hours, resource allocation and work plan as needed.
    • Provide project progress updates to management.
    • Manage team members and delegate tasks.
    • Coordinate with clients to set up meetings & interviews.

qualified candidates will:

  • High degree of initiative, personal responsibility, and integrity.
  • Ability to work on and prioritize multiple projects while meeting required goals and deadlines.
  • Positive attitude, flexible and a high level of enthusiasm and energy.
  • Excellent organization skills, strong analytical, oral and written communication skills.
  • Collaborative, team-oriented attitude; willing to pitch in wherever needed to assist the team.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with a variety of individuals at multiple levels within the organization with minimal supervision required.
  • Excel at developing and maintaining client relationships.
  • Be comfortable developing and presenting material at industry speaking engagements.
  • Be self-starting and able to work extended periods with limited supervision.
  • Be interested in the opportunity to establish a long term presence in the market.
  • Able to work in a diverse and fast paced environment.

education and experience:

  • Required:
    • Hold a bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction or related discipline.
    • Have consulting experience.
    • Have 10 to 15 years of engineering, construction or related experience.
    • Have at least five years experience performing claims/ litigation support services.
    • Have at least five years experience performing program / construction management services.
    • Have experience with large scale (greater than $50 million) construction projects.
  • Preferred:
    • Hold a master’s degree in engineering, construction or related discipline.
    • Have testified as an expert witness.
    • Hold or be interested in acquiring professional certifications within areas of expertise (PE, CCE, PMP a plus but not required).
  • Preferred services focus:
    • Primary – Claims / litigation.
    • Secondary – Project/Construction Management.

benefits:

Spire offers competitive compensation packages and an exciting environment which facilitates the acquisition of construction, engineering and legal experience at an accelerated pace.

Please send resume via e-mail to recruiting@spirecg.com and Associate Principal in the subject line.  Visit www.SpireConsultingGroup.com for detailed information regarding Spire Consulting Group.



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