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Resident Engineer

Date:  Jan 20, 2022
Location: 

Irvine, CA, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 55040 

Job Title : Resident Engineer  

Location : RGIRVINE 

Business Unit Sector : COR-BVOPS-CONSTRUCTION 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

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 

Preferred Qualifications

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

Minimum Qualifications

7+ years field experience. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Physical Demands:
• Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds. 
• Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move, and Walk long distances in and around confined, cluttered places, and uneven areas.
• See and hear naturally or with correction.   
• Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties. 
• Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure. 
• Requires repetitive movement. 
• May require work above 5 feet in height.
• Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds. 
• Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions. 

Work Environment:
• Typical construction site environment:  
• Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions. 
• Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc. 
• Requires working in extremely bright or low lighting conditions 
• Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable. 
• Work around hazardous equipment.
• Typical office environment.
• This position is considered a safety sensitive position. 

Competencies

Salary Plan

CNS: Construction Services

Job Grade

004

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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

 

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

 

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

 

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

 

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

 

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Resident Engineer, Construction, Engineer, Project Engineer, Engineering

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