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Black & Veatch - Resident Engineer

  • 11/02/2021 3:09 PM
    Message # 12094299
    Administrator (Administrator)
    Firm Name

    Black & Veatch

    Job Title

    Resident Engineer

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    Job Status


    Job Description / Primary Objective
    Job Summary:
    Serves as an experienced construction inspector who may report to senior inspection staff on medium to large complex projects including: civil works, underground pipelines, pumping stations, and plants; or serve as a primary resource on less complex, smaller projects.
    Key Responsibilities:
    Reviews schedule updates with regard to general construction logic, potential conflicts, and activities or deliveries falling behind schedule
    Evaluates contractor proposals of remedial actions to correct schedule problems
    Monitors and reports on progress of work but seeks assistance from Black and Veatch professional schedulers on unusual or difficult issues . Provides technical interpretation of construction drawings and specification requirements in conjunction with the project or resident engineer
    Leads, or assists the resident engineer, in the interpretation/clarification process during construction; coordinates responses with project or resident engineer and engineering disciplines; and writes responses for project controls assistant . Oversees the review, tracking, and distribution of contractor submittals from site, including coordinating with appropriate design disciplines for technical reviews; alerts contractor when necessary submittals are not received ahead of related construction . Interprets contract documents for QA/QC . Leads in evaluating change requests, claims, and cost proposals from contractor; coordinates responses with the project manager; and prepares change orders . Monitors and reports on pertinent site conditions when contractor indicates unforeseen subsurface or other changed conditions
    Assists with logs and tracks all issues, proposed changes, change orders, and claims . Manages the administration of project documentation, records, and reporting onsite . Assures that contractor's as-built records are monitored for accuracy and completeness, collected at end of the project, and forwarded to project engineer . Supervises and performs inspections as appropriate; schedules and witnesses field testing performed by others, including testing firms and field acceptance testing
    Develops project construction punch lists for substantial and final completion
    Coordinates and monitors quality assurance for all aspects and disciplines onsite for the project
    Documents field observations
    Serves as onsite liaison to owner and contractor
    Adheres to safety, quality, and ethical standards in accordance with Division policies, standards, guides, and contractual commitments; and supervises staff compliance
    Anticipates potential construction issues, such as dimensional or applicability conflicts, and works proactively with all parties to expedite solutions and mitigate any negative impacts to the project
    Reviews, resolves inaccuracies with contractor, and recommends contractor's payment requests to owner . Assists with coordination of equipment startup operations and operator training, and may manage these activities when required
    Coordinates with project engineer or startup specialists for process startups . Responsible for providing direction to other inspectors
    May supervise other field staff
    Requirements (Education, Certifications, Level of Experience)
    BS in Engineering and PE
    Strong attention to detail. Knowledge of plans and specifications . Basic knowledgeable of project controls and effect on time, cost, quality and communication . Good communications skills, both written and oral . Good understanding of heavy construction principles . Intermediate problem solving skills . Intermediate knowledge of heavy-construction materials and equipment . Intermediate knowledge of industrial construction means and methods . Intermediate ability to read contract drawings and knowledge of specifications .Intermediate knowledge of project control systems. Intermediate understanding of administrative policies. Advanced skills in construction QA/QC and coordinating with design staff . Intermediate skills in project controls, leadership and communications . International Building Code (IBC) specialty inspections knowledge
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