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Immediate Job Opening: Revit Structural Designer

Job Title: Revit Structural Designer
Company: PARASOL
Location: Eastern USA

POSITION SUMMARY
PARASOL is seeking a motivated, talented and hard-working Revit Structural Designer to join our team to manage the design of commercial solar canopy projects from schematic design through construction. The ideal candidate has a passion for innovative management and design solutions and takes pride in and ownership of resolving technical and logistic issues.
PARASOL is strategically positioned for continued expansion and success. As we grow so should your role, responsibility and compensation. Candidates will be asked to demonstrate Revit proficiency as part of interview process.

OUR MISSION
PARASOL’s mission is to make a significant and enduring contribution to the deployment of solar energy with the goal of making a safer and cleaner world for all. The Parasol team is committed to playing a central role in the solar canopy market and, by doing so, accelerating the paradigm shift to solar as the primary source for electric generation.

CULTURE
Our work environment and culture supports personal and professional growth, success, new
opportunities, and advancement for all its members. The PARASOL team is unified by a common goal of having a positive influence in the world and creating a company culture that fosters respect and innovation. Our growing team is comprised of a diverse group of bright and motivated individuals who enjoy problem solving on a daily basis. The solar industry is exciting, highly competitive and one of the fastest growing industries; the PARASOL team takes a disciplined approach to maintaining a healthy balance between work and home, so we can be happy, inspired and successful in the marathon of life.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
• A professional structural or architectural design degree or equivalent
• 3 years professional Revit experience required
• 3 – 5 years or more of commercial engineering / construction or similar design/build experience
• Experience supporting all aspects of design/build projects from proposal through construction
• Experience with foundation and steel detailing
• Experience with shop drawing review
• Demonstrated skills interfacing with engineering teams to implement product designs
• Experience reading proposals and participating in competitively bid contracts

• Experience with project communication and documentation
• Autocad 2D, Office, Excel and Adobe or Bluebeam proficiency a plus
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Complete ownership of project models and construction documents from concept thru fabrication
• Report to Design Director to understand work goals, standards, and design process
• Interface with sales team as required to define project requirements
• Interface with project management team as required to understand project requirements.
• Develop all project drawings and documents as required to support proposal, progress, IFP and IFC drawings submittals
• Support leadership at the project level. Interact with clients and third party consultants
• Support the development of product designs and detailing to improve quality and performance.
• Coordinate with procurement teams to support accurate bidding and fabrication of canopy components

ATTRACTIONS OF THE JOB
• Solar energy is a new industry and one of the fastest growing with great opportunities and challenges
• Work with creative people committed to design, innovation, and professional growth
• Work in a highly collaborative team environment with people who are passionate about what they do
• Experience it all. Parasol is full service company offering design, finance and construction services
• Diverse group of clients, New York to Hawaii, from Fortune 100 companies to major Universities
• Location of employee is flexible, 100% work from home OK for now
• Open workspaces in all of our offices facilitating team work, collaboration and knowledge

SUCCESS
PARASOL is a market leader for the design, development, fabrication and installation of innovative solar structures and systems. We pride ourselves in providing our clients with the best products, service and system performance; in doing so, we have created a national brand recognized for being a market leader. PARASOL specializes in transforming parking lots into beautiful solar power plants, recognized for best in class architecture. Parasol is a full-service design & build company nationwide and is strategically positioned to bring finance to select projects.

SALARY & BENEFITS
• Compensation: commensurate with experience (please include salary requirements when applying)
• Unlimited vacation days after 6 months
• Healthcare benefits after 3 months
• Quarterly reviews to foster professional growth and satisfaction
• Annual reviews to evaluate performance
• Bonus: discretionary, based on individual and company performance

TO APPLY: Email your Resume, Cover Letter and Technical Work Samples to:
To: careers@parasolstructures.com
Email Subject: Job Title, Your Last Name, Job Location
Cover letter to include:
1. What excites you about solar energy
2. Why you are interested in working at Parasol
4. Salary requirements
5. Available starting dates

Immediate Job Opening: Field Closeout APM/Super

LOOKING FOR A CONSTRUCTION APM or SUPERINTENDENT TO ASSIST THE PROJECT TEAM THROUGH COMPLETION AND CLOSE OUT FOR THE LAST 6 MONTHS OF CONTSTRUCTION, INCLUDING TCOS AND PUNCH LIST. THIS PERSON SHOULD HAVE THE COMFORT AND KNOWDLEDGE OF RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCION PROJECTS TO BE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY. THIS ROLE REQUIRES THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT TO BE ON THE CONSTRUCTION SITE EVERY DAY DURING ALL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES.

ABILITIES REQUIRED:
• Oversee and engage in daily field operations along with project team
• Direct, manage, and supervise subcontractors
• Proactively schedule and coordinate all subcontractors and construction activities to ensure completion of the project in accordance with the project schedule and to ensure that work in place is compliant with design documents and the progress is in alignment with presented
schedules.
• Administer punch list and project close-out activities, including acceptance and completion of project.
• Review and interpret plans and specifications.
• Ability to resolve design and coordination issues with sub-contractors in the field.
• Coordinate and oversee required inspections , and notify teams of scheduled shutdowns or disruptions
• Participate in regularly scheduled project team meetings. Publish meeting minutes to document what was discussed/agreed to.
• Report project status regularly to project team.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ QUALIFICATIONS:
• B.S. Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Real Estate or Construction Management preferred
• High degree of professionalism with the ability to work with little supervision, handle multiple tasks in an organized manner, produce quality work and meet strict deadlines
• Demonstrates good judgment and develops common sense solutions to problems
• Strong technical fluency with commercial construction systems, methods and materials Must work well in a fast-moving high expectation environment.
• Experience managing teams of design and construction professionals
• 3 – 5 years’ experience in the construction industry

START: Ideally this would start next week and be through June.

Email: amsowder@citytech.cuny.edu if interested

Applications for NEW Leadership New York Are Now OPEN!

“Are you an undergraduate female student aspiring to become a public service leader?”

Apply to the 2021 NEW Leadership®
New York Summer Institute
DEADLINE March 28, 2021

NEW Leadership® is a non-partisan five-day program that educates undergraduate students about politics and leadership as well as provides the tools to become effective leaders in the political arena regardless of their academic interests or career path. During the summer institute, students meet women leaders from around the country, learn about women in American politics, and develop and practice leadership skills through panel discussions, workshops, and projects. After the summer institute, participants become part of NEWL’s national network of distinguished alumnae. 

The NEW Leadership® 2021 Program will be nationally held and include representatives, speakers, and students from NEW Leadership® programs in over 15 states.

The 2021 NEW Leadership® Summer Institute will be held virtually for five days over the course of two weeks: June 9th and 10th, and June 14th to 16th. Students will participate in and attend a series of exciting virtual events each day and will have access to online resources.

Week One of the NEWL Summer Institute will be June 9 – 10, 2021, and Week Two will be June 14th – 16th, 2021. Participants should prepare to be available from 12 pm – 5:30 pm EST on those days for a variety of programming sessions. Breaks will be scheduled throughout the course of each day. NEW Leadership® participants are expected to attend all summer institute sessions during the entire summer institute from June 9 – 10, 2021, and June 14th – 16th, 2021. If you are accepted, you will be required to acknowledge and agree to meet these requirements.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
For more information: Visit us at NEW Leadership® New York website


NEW Leadership® program in New York State, is administered by the Center for Women in Government & Civil Society (CWGCS), Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, University at Albany, State University of New York.

Eligibility and Application Process
The program is open to undergraduate students (or recent graduates) enrolled in any New York State college or university AND to all New York State residents who are enrolled as undergraduates in out-of-state schools.
Applicants should demonstrate interest and experience in developing leadership skills and are expected to have at least a 3.0 GPA. Under certain circumstances, applicants with GPA below 3.0 will be considered, however, they must provide strong justification for why they should be considered.
The program is provided free of charge to all participants. 
Applications and all supporting documents must be submitted to the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society. All materials must be postmarked or received via email by March 28th, 2021.
The Center for Women in Government & Civil Society strongly encourages women from all backgrounds-including women of color, LGBTQ+ women, gender non-conforming/non-binary individuals, women with disabilities, first-generation college students, and returning and international students – to apply to the NEW Leadership® New York.

NEW Leadership® New York is supported by contributions from individuals, organizations, businesses, and academic partners with some scholarships designated for individuals with specific identification.


 DOWNLOAD APPLICATION
Send a completed application, resume, and official copy of your transcripts electronically to:
Bilge AvciProgram CoordinatorCenter for Women in Government & Civil Society at newleadership@albany.edu
If you have any questions, please contact us at
newleadership@albany.edu or 518.591.8762.

Immediate Job Opportunity – Solar Installation

We have immediate openings at a solar installation project in Croton (Westchester County). It pays $25 per hour. The job starts this Tuesday, February 16, 2021 and should run for 2 weeks.

You MUST have a 30-hour OSHA card in hand!  Preference also given to those who have a vehicle & valid driver’s license!

Contact Charles Callaway at 917-561-7209 or email Charles@weact.org immediately if you are  interested!

You can also attend a workshop this Monday, Febuary 15, 2021 at 9am. To register for the workshop  Click here.

Charles Callaway