Resident Engineer – Rail Transportation & Horizontal Infrastructure

Gannett Fleming   •  

Saint Louis, MO

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


11 - 15 years

Posted 46 days ago

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What You Will Do

The Resident Engineer ("RE") will manage the daily observation of the contractor operations for Rail related transportation projects through out ther greater New York City area.

Responsibilities: The primary duties and responsibilities of the RE are to be the field point of contact for the client and all project stakeholders. The RE manages and supervises an assigned field office typically consisting of inspectors, community liaison and office engineer. The RE conducts reviews and verifications of construction schedules; baseline and updates, in coordination with the client. Performs inspections, observation of field testing and commissioning. Assists in the preparation and negotiations of construction change orders and the preparation of weekly / monthly project reports. Reviews payment vouchers from contractor. Reviews manning reports, payroll certifications and other labor documentation from the contractor. Chairs project progress meetings and distributes meeting minutes. Responsible for site safety, permit compliance and coordination with other adjacent projects. Monitors Contractor compliance with the Contractor's Safety and Health Plan and with specific Safe Work Plans. Monitors and ensures Contractor's compliance with the approved Contractor's Quality Plan.

Works with the Contractor to minimize disruptions to the public. Logs and coordinates with the designer to respond to Contractors' submittals, RFI's and shop drawings. Prepares a punch list with the owner upon completion of the project. Solves complex challenges relating to project schedule and budget as an effective member of the project Team (Owner, Gannett Fleming and Contractors)

  • The RE may also perform Project Manager type responsibilities such as overseeing field personnel timesheets, vacation /leave, and general personnel issues that may arise. As well as project budget, cost to complete analysis; liaise between contractor and the client agency; maintain comprehensive project history files; review project documents in-depth to handle construction and design issues; and prepare change orders, project correspondence, and reports. Performs routine assignments requiring application of spreadsheets, databases, and scheduling software.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management.
  • 10+ years of experience in RE activities and managing construction field teams.
  • Experience in MTA-New York City Transit, Metro North Railroad, NJ Transit or Long Island Railroad construction projects.
  • Project Management Procedures (PMP's) and Project Management Guidelines (PMG's) familiarity a plus.
  • Candidate must have the ability to drive.
  • OSHA 30-hour safety course certification required.