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Accessibility Specialist

LCM Architects LCM Architects Employer:
Chicago, IL, USLocation:
Wed, Aug 8 '18Posted on:
Full-timeType:

LCM Architects is a Chicago based architecture and accessibility consulting firm serving a diverse group of clients and projects nationwide. The culture at LCM is energetic and collaborative with open lines of communications at all levels. We are committed to providing an excellent work environment that enables people to grow professionally while maintaining a work / life balance.

LCM has immediate openings for in-house, full-time Accessibility Specialists at various levels of experience.

Responsibilities

  • Review architectural/engineering plans and specifications for compliance with accessibility codes and standards
  • Perform on-site peer review for projects under construction
  • Conduct comprehensive accessibility surveys of existing sites and buildings
  • Prepare detailed reports documenting observed deficiencies
  • Up to 25% nationwide travel may be required

Qualifications

  • Degree in architecture, engineering, construction management or related field
  • Prior architectural and/or engineering work experience
  • Basic knowledge of the accessibility standards of the ANSI A117.1, the 2010 ADA Standards and the Fair Housing Act
  • The following licenses, certifications and registrations considered a plus: licensed architect or engineer, Certified Access Specialist Program professional, Registered Accessibility Specialist, Certified Accessibility Inspectors/Plan Examiner
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational, verbal and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently or on a large team
 

To Apply

  • Send cover letter and resume in PDF format to careers@lcmarchitects.com with ACCESSIBILITY SPECIALIST in the subject line. 

Compensation will be based on experience and skills. LCM provides a competitive benefits package that includes PTO, health insurance, 401k savings plan, and more. LCM is an equal opportunity employer.


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