Revantage

Sr. Associate, Engineering

Job Locations US-Chicago

WHO WE ARE

Revantage is a Blackstone Company that provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies. Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.

 

Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.

 

WHAT WE VALUE: OUR CULTURE

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum requires the right team. We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry. The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:

  • Leaders – We commit to continuously improve our performance
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes
  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams
  • Enthusiasts – We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible
  • Partners – We deliver value and positive impact to our partners

WHY THIS ROLE IS VALUABLE

The Senior Associate, Engineering provides technical support of the primary duties and responsibilities of the Vice President, Due Diligence – Engineering for acquisition, disposition, and asset management services. Coordinates technical vendor activities, and supports Portfolio Companies and Blackstone Real Estate Services to achieve the company's strategic business objectives. Key project delivery focus areas include growth in scope, budget, schedule, quality, and risk management.

HOW YOU ADD VALUE

  • Ensure project setup and ongoing status updates within DealPath, Microsoft Teams, and other software platforms as appropriate for project tracking
  • Interface with IT teams for data aggregation and analytics surrounding due diligence services
  • Aid in the review of reports written by others to ensure each meets company and client protocols and accurately describes the asset and quantifies risks
  • Interact regularly with client(s) to ensure that goals and objectives are established and achieved
  • Provide technical direction and guidance to vendors assigned to projects to ensure conformance to scopes of work
  • Support large portfolios of projects, liaising with team members and tracking status
  • Oversee the preparation of accurate, timely, and complete reports to the client and company
  • Growth mindset to develop skills to act as subject manager expert in the area of expertise, which may include Seismic, ADA, MEP, or other specialties
  • Self-perform due diligence tasks for appropriate projects
  • Provide technical direction and guidance to Clients on technical building and construction issues
  • Ability to calculate ongoing capital reserve needs for real estate ownership
  • Review and technically edits review memoranda to ensure accuracy, completeness, and quality
  • Ensure on-time delivery of reports and accompanying correspondence to clients
  • Support Revantage and companywide ESG initiatives at the interface with engineering due to diligence processes
  • Ability to travel 50% domestic, and potential for international travel as deemed appropriate

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) in architecture or engineering
  • Minimum of 8 years commercial building evaluation or commercial design experience with a general understanding of all building systems: site work, structural, building envelope, and MEP
  • Ability to solve complex problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations
  • High functioning analytical and quantitative skills with the drive to develop strategic solutions
  • Knowledge of real estate financial terms and principles
  • Strong Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Collaborate effectively with others, embodying the values that represent our culture

Preferred:

  • Prior experience in due diligence or project management with client management responsibilities
  • Certification as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect

PERKS FOR YOU

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation, and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
  • Remote work policy
  • Productive Hours – weekly meeting-free work time
  • Bi-weekly Summer Fridays
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits

EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements, and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations. If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email talent@revantage.com.

 

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