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Global Support Center - Englewood, CO
$100,000.00 - $130,000.00 Salary/year


Job Title: Consultant



Locations: Denver, Colorado OR Phoenix, Arizona



Department: Vertical Transportation




Job Summary:


We are seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking consultant with relevant expertise in the Vertical Transportation/Elevator industry. If you are an experienced elevator or design professional with a passion for driving business results, then we want to speak to you! The Consultant is the expert in Vertical Transportation for our clients and provides insightful solutions to meet clients’ needs. If you enjoy working collaboratively with skilled teammates and providing dynamic solutions to clients, apply for this role today!




Company Insight:


Lerch Bates is the global multidisciplinary technical consultancy, saving time and money for those designing, modernizing, investigating, or managing buildings. From risk to ROI, schedule to sustainability, Lerch Bates’ suite of services helps you plan the future of your building at every phase of the building lifecycle. As your partner in finding the best technical outcomes for your project, we ensure functionality, safety, and value work together.


We simplify the path to the best technical expertise for the built environment anywhere in the world. Lerch Bates offers integrated specialties, including vertical transportation, logistics, enclosures & structures, forensics, building maintenance equipment services (BMES), and multidisciplinary building lifecycle services that optimize performance from design, construction, and management to forensic investigation, repair, and modernization.




What You’ll Do:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed in this position. They are not intended to prescribe or restrict the assignments that management may make.


  • Generate customer pipeline by marketing LB services for all given lines of business in the service area.  This may include but is not limited to exhibiting at regional conferences, conducting client lunches and learns, visiting potential and current client locations, and writing industry-specific blogs and articles.
  • Participate in all aspects of project development, including but not limited to bid and contract development, conceptual planning, design, construction administration, maintenance audits, site safety and equipment inspections, and modernization projects for vertical transportation systems.
  • Manage active projects to ensure client satisfaction, quality, timeliness of delivery, and timely billing and payment. 
  • Assist with the planning, coordination, billing, delivery, and all other activities associated with other business lines in the assigned service area as requested.
  • Provide scheduled and requested reports to business support functions and leadership as requested, including but not limited to equipment and systems status, percentage of work completed, billing percentages, contract additions, change orders, and deficiencies lists.
  • Ability to maintain current knowledge and understanding of industry operational and equipment trends.
  • Wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hat, or other safety requirements of LB or the general contractor when performing on-site field work, inspections, audits, surveys, construction administrative services, etc.



What You’ll Bring:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Architecture (preferred)
  • 3-5 years of experience required; elevator industry experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of the industry
  • Expert knowledge in one or more of the following areas: elevators, escalators, moving walkways, mid- and/or high-rise building design, specifications, and analysis, or other vertical transportation equipment
  • Knowledge and adherence to applicable industry ASME codes, standards, and safety rules
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to coordinate the design and implementation of systems with the architectural team, building owner, management companies, municipalities, etc.
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong deductive reasoning and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to execute tasks with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment, managing multiple projects and priorities
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of Consultants and Designers, build partnerships, and direct team
  • Ability to travel regionally on a regular basis
  • Intermediate or better proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Acrobat and PowerPoint, CAD/Drawing review software, CAD deliverables, Project Time Recording System
  • QEI/CEI certification (strongly preferred). Certification may be substituted for 1-2 years of previous experience.





Why work with Lerch Bates?


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Employee Stock Ownership program!
  • Generous PTO
  • Incentive compensation bonus
  • 401(k) with up to 6% employer match!
  • FSA and HSA
  • Charitable paid time off
  • Birthday Bonus
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Learning and Development
    • An entire internal department dedicated to your learning and career development!
  • Exceptional company culture
    • Employee resource groups
    • Team building and networking activities
  • And more!





Be more than just an employee…


Lerch Bates is 100% employee-owned! Our employee-owners bring a distinct “we own what we do” brand of technical consulting to every project and partnership. When you work with us, you join a company with an ownership mindset. Expect responsibility, service, and performance in everything we do. So, what does that mean for you? After a certain service time, you are eligible for stock ownership, which essentially works as an additional wealth accumulation and/or retirement account! 





CORE Values: Ownership . Community . Integrity . Respect . Optimism





Lerch Bates is a federal contractor, which requires us to conduct a pre-employment background check and drug test.





We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.