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Senior Associate

Company: Exponent, Inc.
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm that brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve the most pressing and complicated challenges facing stakeholders today. Our vision is to engage the brightest scientists and engineers to empower clients with solutions for a safe, healthy, sustainable and technologically complex world. We leverage over 50 years of experience in analyzing accidents and failures to advise clients as they innovate their technologically complex products and processes, ensure the safety and health of their users, and address the challenges of sustainability.

We offer opportunities for you to expand your engineering or scientific knowledge amidst experts from top programs at over 500 universities. At Exponent, you will apply your experience, technical skills, and prior academic research to a fulfilling career in consulting. You will have the opportunity to develop continuously through formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and involvement in a wide array of projects. We are excited about your interest in joining our growing team!

Key statistics:

  • 1100+ Team members
  • 900+ Consultants
  • 550+ Ph.D.s
  • 30+ Offices globally

We are currently seeking Senior Associates for our Construction Consulting Practice in Oakland, CA . In this role you will work as part of a team to working on projects relating to construction project and program management, cost and schedule controls, risk management, construction claims analysis, and related construction consulting services.

You will be responsible for:

  • Performing or supporting project management and project controls of construction projects.
  • Analyzing and managing construction project scope, cost, schedule, contracts, resources, changes and risks.
  • Evaluating, monitoring, and reporting on performance of projects.
  • Performing data management and analytics.
  • Supporting analysis of construction claims.
  • Responding to requests of project leads and clients.

You will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, Structural Engineering or related field (Advanced degree(s), Registration and Certifications are preferred but not required)
  • 3+ years of experience in construction project management, project controls, or construction consulting
  • Ability to work within project teams with a strong desire to contribute
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to interact effectively with both internal and external clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of common construction-related software including Primavera and Microsoft Office tools

To learn more about life at Exponent and our impact, please visit the following links:



We value and encourage diversity, equity and inclusion across all facets of our firm. Having a team built of people with different backgrounds, skills and perspectives allows us to provide better value to our clients and enjoy an enriched work environment.

Our firm is committed to offering a variety of programs and resources to support health and well-being. We believe that providing competitive benefits as well as compensation and recognition programs empowers our staff to do work that makes a difference.

Exponent is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may call us at +1 (650) 688-6968 or email hr@exponent.com.

Keywords: Exponent, Inc., Oakland , Senior Associate, Other , Oakland, California

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