Construction Resident Engineer
The Resident Engineer is responsible and accountable for the inspection, supervision and control of performance on the project. This position is the key representative to the agency and is responsible for ensuring the project is meeting agency standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Supervise, mentor and support direct reports through training of duties, responsibilities, Agency policy and policy changes and feedback.
- Review and coordinate the daily work schedules and make changes as necessary.
- Evaluate employee progress by setting goals and correcting any disciplinary actions.
- Ensure company policies and procedures are enforced and document any performance related activities such as outstanding achievements or disciplinary actions.
- Recommend employees for increases, bonuses, and/or terminations.
- Monitor employee’s workload and make recommendations for position additions or replacements.
- Actively participate in all pre-construction meetings, site visits and evaluates existing conditions with respect to contract requirements and prepare minutes and /or comprehensive reports on job related meetings
- Advise Engineer-In-Charge of deficiencies, inconsistencies or conflicts in the plans and/or specifications.
- Compile available information on existing site conditions (i.e. taps, services, utility as-built, etc.).
- Receive, review and forward pre-construction engineering reports as necessary.
- Meet regularly with the contractor to identify and resolve project related issues, including interpretation of contract requirements.
- Review and evaluate contractor’s proposed progress schedule, monitors contractor’s conformance to the schedule; recommends corrective action and requires a revised schedule should a deviation occur.
- Supervise and/or perform construction inspection operations to secure compliance with contract requirements.
- Participates in substantial completion and prior inspections, prepares and ensures completion of final punch list and recommends acceptance of the work.
- Monitor performance and recommends, if necessary, the institution of partial or complete default actions.
- Supervise and control the taking of all measurements, surveys, photographs and television inspections.
- Take action to prevent or immediately correct hazardous or potentially hazardous conditions which may endanger the health or safety of the public and/or workers.
- Maintain a daily dairy and other applicable DDC Standard Records for all project- related activities or ensure the project staff completes them accurately.
- Initiate the preparation of field memorandums, letters, accident reports, community inquires, complains and keep a log of all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
- Prepare and process all necessary payment documents and certify the quantities and prepare payment packages within the five-day target period.
- Compile all necessary Overrun and Change Order documentations; submit paperwork within the time frames in the Change Order Manuel.
- Track all required approvals and notify Engineer-In-Charge of any undue delays.
- Prepare and compile all necessary contractor/subcontractor performance evaluation documentation; signs and submits the performance evaluations within agency time frames.
- Maintains contract files in a thorough and organized manner.
- Ensures current permits are maintained on site and that the site adheres to permit conditions.
- Partner with Construction Support to ensure a timely final payment.
- Analyze delays associated with Time Extension requests, recommends approval or assessment of liquidated damages and prepares necessary documentation.
- Maintain communication with supervisors reporting status of work, unanticipated conditions, possible problems, potential overruns or change orders, and cases of disputes or non-compliance by contractor.
- Research, compile pertinent information, and request additional information, or interpretation and clarification from supervisors when questions arise.
- Perform physical investigations or surveys and prepare reports or plans of findings for possible contract modifications as requested.
- Prepare detailed reports regarding property damage claims and other liability claims, and appear at meetings and legal proceedings when necessary.
- Create proposals for design modifications to overcome interference problems and unforeseen conditions.
- Document contractor’s non-compliance by Field Orders and/or letters and follow-up to achieve compliance.
- Perform preliminary review of Change Order validity and make recommendations to Engineer-In-Charge.
- Ensure completion of daily site patrols and/ or perform them when necessary.
- Ensure proper compliance with MPT and MOS requirements; issue field orders as required
- Provide required project data to QA and Program Management as requested and respond to QA evaluations and ensure corrective measures are taken when necessary.
- Ensure compliance with Infrastructure’s SCOP’s
- Complete all required project closeout tasks within required time frame.
- Communicate and assist community representatives and residents in resolving problems related to construction operations.
- Meet with private utility representatives to review any interference and job-related problems in an effort to seek solutions.
- Coordinate with representatives from both public and private service providers in an effort to minimize disruption and construction impact on community services (i.e. transit representatives, emergency services, refuse collection, local deliveries, etc.)
- Meet with administrators of education and/or healthcare /medical facilities in order to coordinate the contractor’s construction activities to accommodate their needs.
- Ensure, prepare and distribute notifications to residents in the community regarding construction activities, shutdowns and interruption of services.
- All other duties as assigned.
- Ability to become thoroughly familiar with contract requirements, site conditions, and special provisions including all relevant standards, requirements and stipulations.
- Understanding of the agency’s policies, procedures, and Infrastructure’s Standard Construction Operating Procedures (SCOP’s).
- Knowledge of the Construction Industry dealing with state and local agencies in New York on projects dealing with construction or repair of highways, bridges, tunnels, other structures.
- Strong knowledge of business and management principles involved in resource allocation and the coordination of people and resources.
- Extremely organized and detailed oriented, with the ability to maintain accuracy while handling multiple requests in a growing company environment.
- Proficiency in Site Manager, AutoCAD, and other project management software.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree (B. S., or B.A.) in Engineering and a minimum of five (5) years of experience with construction inspection and management on infrastructure construction projects (highway/sewer/water)
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
NYS Professional Engineer (P.E.), ASCE Grade V
This position requires travel (less than 50%).
The incumbent in this position can typically expect to sit and use his/her hands to handle and feel for more than 2/3 of the day. He/she can expect to stand or walk for more than 1/3 of the day. Talking and listening is also expected for more than 2/3 of the day. The ability to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; or reach with arms will be needed for less than 1/3 of the day.
This position requires that the incumbent be able to lift items up to 10 pounds on an infrequent basis.
The incumbent in this position should have clear vision at 20 inches or less. He/she should be able to view various reports and forms as well as information displayed on a computer monitor and have the ability to distinguish between different colors. Depth perception, peripheral vision, the ability to focus and the ability to see for a distance are also necessary.
Gedeon GRC Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or military status or any other protected class. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotions, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay, or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.