Gordian (www.gordian.com), an international company, is the leader in facility and construction cost data, software and services for all phases of the building lifecycle. A pioneer of Job Order Contracting, Gordian’s solutions also include proprietary RSMeans data and Facility Intelligence and Asset Management Solutions. From planning to design, procurement, construction and operations, Gordian helps clients improve efficiency, optimize cost savings, and increase building quality. Gordian operates under Fortive, a fortune 500 company. 

The Gordian Facilities Planning team is a group of dynamic, diverse, hardworking individuals focused on delivering valuable data and insights to help our customers ensure their facilities are mission ready. As a trusted advisor in the industry, we provide facilities condition assessments, capital planning and asset management software, and consulting services to our clients in Higher Education, K-12, Healthcare, Government, Corporate and FM Providers. We train and develop our teams to be successful in their roles and prepared for new opportunities as they become available. If this sounds like a team you want to be on, we have an opportunity for you to join us. With our rapid growth, we need additional talent and are seeking motivated professionals to conduct Facility Assessments in the mechanical discipline.

As a facilities assessor, you will get the opportunity to travel with a collective team of assessment professionals to perform condition assessments of mechanical systems in facilities and supporting site infrastructure for asset types that range from zoos to airports, hospitals to schools, historic government buildings to advanced lab facilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Independently review client documentation in preparation and during inspection process (drawings, studies, maintenance logs, etc.).
  • Perform visual inspections of building systems using professional expertise and judgment to verify physical condition of heating, cooling, ventilation, distribution, fire protection, controls, and plumbing. Inspections may include conformance review to client standards and compliance to accessibility, fire and life safety, code, energy and or sustainability evaluations.
  • Interact and collaborate with client facilities management staff to learn key information related to facilities operations, investments, and functional needs. 
  • Use computer tablets with built-in cameras and mobile collection software to document system findings while on-site, providing justification for determination of the physical condition.
  • Develop cost estimates for facilities replacement costs and/or corrective measures, using existing data libraries appropriately and at times researching costs with vendors. 
  • Document findings within Gordian’s asset management and capital planning software in collaboration with other assessment team members.
  • Responsible for individual quality assurance including completeness and accuracy of findings aligned with project scope in prep for findings reports and presentation.
  • Support client’s inquiries by providing additional clarification and guidance in support of your assessment findings.

Essential Job Functions:

  • While on-site, physical ability to walk and inspect large complexes, to climb ladders and stairs to assess the various building systems (including roofing systems). 
  • This position requires upwards of 40% to 50% travel – on a national and occasionally an international basis.

Qualifications:

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Facility/Construction management degree or a combination of equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in one or more of the following: facility assessment or inspection, facility operations, design, construction, facility/property management experience.
  • Knowledge with researching and applying relevant building codes and standards for existing buildings.
  • Experience conducting quantity surveys and estimating replacement values using RS Means or other construction cost data sets.
  • Have evaluated facility/system conditions and conducted lifecycle analysis to identify deficiencies with corrective cost estimates.
  • Well versed with computers and mobile devices to include Microsoft Office products (Teams, Word, Excel), various web browsers, etc.
  • Able to demonstrate clear written and verbal communications.
  • Can demonstrate an ability to maintain work focus on the most critical tasks to drive results.
  • An eye for accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Technical Certifications, Professional registrations, and government clearance a plus.
  • Multi-discipline knowledge including architectural, structural, mechanical (HVAC and Plumbing), electrical and/or site utilities a plus.

Fortive’s essential technology makes the world stronger, safer, and smarter. We accelerate transformation across a broad range of applications including environmental, health and safety compliance, industrial condition monitoring, next-generation product design, and healthcare safety solutions.

We are a global industrial technology innovator with a startup spirit. Our forward-looking companies lead the way in software-powered workflow solutions, data-driven intelligence, AI-powered automation, and other disruptive technologies. We’re a force for progress, working alongside our customers and partners to solve challenges on a global scale, from workplace safety in the most demanding conditions to groundbreaking sustainability solutions.

We are a diverse team 17,000 strong, united by a dynamic, inclusive culture and energized by limitless learning and growth. We use the proven Fortive Business System (FBS) to accelerate our positive impact.

At Fortive, we believe in you. We believe in your potential—your ability to learn, grow, and make a difference. At Fortive, we believe in us. We believe in the power of people working together to solve problems no one could solve alone. At Fortive, we believe in growth. We’re honest about what’s working and what isn’t, and we never stop improving and innovating. Fortive: For you, for us, for growth. Ready to move your career forward? Find out more at careers.fortive.com.

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Every Fortive Careers employee enjoys unique opportunities to learn from the best and grow in an exciting culture of continuous improvement. We invite you to explore our open positions.

Gordian is the world’s leading provider of facility and construction cost data, software and services for all phases of the building lifecycle. A pioneer of Job Order Contracting (JOC), Gordian’s offerings also include our proprietary RSMeans data and Sightlines Facility Intelligence solutions. From planning to design, procurement, construction and operations, Gordian’s solutions help clients maximize efficiency, optimize cost savings and increase building quality. Gordian is a part of the international business group Fortive, with 26,000 people employed worldwide.

We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and LTD insurance, HSA, and a 401(k) retirement plan. EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

"The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail applyassistance@fortive.com to request accommodation."

"The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail applyassistance@fortive.com to request accommodation."

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