Consultant Job Description

A consultant is a professional who provides advice, recommendations, or other services for a fee.

Consultants can be hired directly by the company in which they work or by a consulting firm.

Consulting services are most often viewed by business owners as a valuable, cost-cutting option.

However, some business owners may be hesitant to seek outside help since they lack confidence in their basic operational skills.

For business owners who are considering hiring a consultant, the consultant’s qualifications, reputation, and experience should be carefully considered.

Consulting fees should also be considered.

Some consultants offer free consultations to business owners.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Consultant to join our team who can help us with our current project.

Consultant Duties:

  • Assist in project planning, development, and implementation
  • Assist in client and client needs assessment and refinement
  • Manage consultants, support staff, and contractors to ensure timely completion of projects
  • Establish goals and monitor performance of consultants, support staff, and contractors

Consultant Responsibilities:

  • Review bids and proposals, and provide technical assistance during preconstruction and bid out stages; develop scopes of work, specifications, and contract documents
  • Coordinate schedules, budgets, and plans between all organizational departments and external consultants
  • Review, evaluate, and recommend solutions to construction problems
  • Conduct pre-construction meetings, prepare construction schedules, conduct field meetings, prepare punch lists, and review progress documents
  • Maintain and update project documents with input from project management department
  • Develop and monitor budgets for projects
  • Maintain records on performance, cost, and quality

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or computer science
  • 8+ years’ proven experience in a similar engineering or consulting firm
  • Experience in CAD drafting/design and familiarity with SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of engineering principles, building codes, and municipal codes

[Company Name] is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages. We are also committed to supporting veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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