Property Condition Assessor
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GWS Segment
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Areas of Interest
Honolulu - Hawaii - United States of America

About the role:

The purpose of this position is to write and review assessment reports, manage, and lead staff who performing property condition assessment (PCA) and consulting services with direct accountability for project delivery.

The PCA leads and performs physical PCA for a variety of clients, including State and Federal agencies, and corporate companies. A Senior Project Manager prepares reports (PCR) in accordance with the ASTM Standard E2018, The Standard Guide: Baseline PCA Process, complete with estimated costs to remedy the physical deficiencies observed by a professional in A/E/C management.

Provide technical review of existing facilities for owners, lenders, buyers and investors to provide information required to make an informed decision concerning the physical condition of properties and the cost associated with those conditions. Property Condition Assessments (PCAs) are prepared for industrial, warehouse, retail facilities, multi-family residential complexes, medical facilities, hospitality properties, institutional and high-rise buildings.

A successful candidate will be personable, a very strong communicator and teammate. Additionally, they will have a strong work ethic, and a good sense of humor to help them navigate the challenges surrounding a project while keeping morale high.

What you’ll do:

  • This position will require frequent day and overnight travel - up to 75%
  • Works with the business line managers and partners with regional teams and departments to identify and implement “standard methodologies.”
  • Works in conjunction with manager(s), responsible for providing efficient coordination and management of due diligence projects from the initial proposal stage through to project closing.
  • Prepares Property Condition Reports (PCR) to include cost estimates to remedy building deficiencies.
  • Conducts walk-through surveys (from 1 hour to multiple days) to assess condition of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, structure and foundations, interiors, common areas, exterior walls, windows, roofs, and site work improvements. (This may require climbing two-story ladders or going up in a lift, lift operating certification is a plus)
  • Interviews property owners, occupants, key site personnel and local government officials to obtain information concerning the subject property's condition.
  • Reviews repair/improvement cost information, certificate(s) of occupancy, maintenance reports and logs, Building and Fire Department inspection reports, and similar information to resolve condition of the building.
  • Documents the condition and physical deficiencies of a property by taking representative and detailed photographs of a properties’ site and building systems
  • May act as a subject manager expert in an area of expertise which may include Seismic, ADA, MEP, or other specialties (BOMA, Insurance Replacement, Thermal Scanning, Etc).
  • Reviews reports written by others to ensure it meets company and client protocols and accurately describes the asset.

What you’ll need:

To perform this job efficiently, an individual must perform each duty adequately and sufficiently. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform.
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in architecture, engineering, or construction management or equivalent combination of education and experience from a nationally accredited university. Master’s degree (MS) in architecture, engineering, or construction management preferred.
  • Registered Architect or Licensed Engineer (US and/or Canada) strongly preferred.
  • 5+ years commercial building evaluation or commercial design experience with a general understanding of all building systems: site work, structural, building envelope, interiors, and MEP.
  • Certification as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect preferred.
  • Mastered skill with Microsoft Office Suite Products (Teams, Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, etc.)
  • Proficiency in using computer and smart phone programs including PDF programs, document upload/download websites, municipal agency record request websites, data collection applications and other virtual meeting programs (Zoom, Chime, Teams, Skype, etc.)
  • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time.
CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.