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Industry SectorConstruction jobs and Site works, Document control, Other Railway Construction jobs, Rail Construction Manager, Director vacancies, Safety, Quality, Environment
LocationsRail jobs in USA, Railroad jobs New York
Contract TypePermanent
Date Posted15 January 2013

Job Description

More information about this job:

HNTB is looking to hire a talented Resident Engineer to work out of our New York City office. The candidate will act on behalf of the client to manage the day to day oversight of rail system construction contracts (i.e. traction power, electrical facility power, instrumentation and control, communications and electronic security) with an estimated value ranging from USD 5 to USD 20 mill. The candidate must have demonstrated competency in one or more of the categories mentioned. The candidate must be familiar with one or more of the various rapid transit and commuter railroad clients’ standards (i.e. NYCT, LIRR, MNR, PATH & Amtrak) and operating and force account procedures. The candidate must have a successful track record previously working with railroad clients and issues involved with managing construction work around passenger rail operations. The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be proactive with client(s) to balance multiple competing needs such as construction, rail operation, and station facility operations and force account availability.

The candidate must be capable of managing various resident engineer responsibilities which include: all office engineering functions (i.e. submittal reviews, RFI’s, NCR’s, contractor invoicing review and payment processing), QA oversight, monthly schedule review, track and report submittals and RFI’s status, be familiar with design and contract documents, negotiate change orders, facilitate resolution of technical design issues, review and approve contractor site access and logistics plans, and facilitate all contractor’s requests for force account support. The candidate must have demonstrated experience in the supervision of construction management staff. The candidate will be accountable for the performance of field inspection staff and review of daily inspection reports. The candidate will be required to make frequent and routine visits to the work site to inspect the progression and performance of the contractor’s work. The candidate will be responsible for conducting periodic meetings with the client, designer of record and the contractor to discuss progress and resolve outstanding technical and administrative issues. The candidate will be required to oversee the contractor’s work site safety plan and activity specific safety plans. The candidate may occasionally be required to work nights and weekends depending on the contractor’s staging plans.
Basic Qualifications:

Ten years’ experience minimum. Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
Professional engineering registration a must.

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