Construction Project Engineer

Summary

The Project Engineer will perform construction phase services, including but not be limited to submittal reviews, construction site visits and responses to requests for information, and commissioning during and after construction in accordance with LEED Silver (project is not LEED registered). The current construction schedule is from October 2021 to March 2022 (6 months) followed by applicable commissioning timeline requirements.

Responsibilities
  • Assist in coordinating mandatory post-award contract meetings, like post-award kickoff meetings (as applicable), preconstruction conferences, partnering meetings (formal or informal), schedule acceptance meetings, design review meetings (as applicable), coordination and mutual understanding meetings, LEED coordination meetings (as applicable), facility turnover planning meetings, and final inspections.
  • Assist and recommend acceptance/rejection of contractor administrative submittals, like schedules (both bar charts and networks), environmental protection plan, design and construction quality control plan, health and safety plan, and accident prevention plan.
  • Coordinate review and approval of technical "government-approved" submittals, like shop drawings, product data, samples, design data, manufacturer's instructions, test plans/reports, certificates, and O&M data, in a timely manner.
  • Assist in managing the contractor Requests for Information (RFIs) and ensure timely responses.
  • Ensure effective communication and coordination between the project manager, design manager, contract specialist, contractor, project technical team, client, and others as appropriate.
  • Assist in monitoring available project budget and time constraints, including relevant cost and schedule growth metrics, and initiating appropriate planning and corrective action as necessary to ensure funding thresholds and impacts that operational needs are not exceeded.
  • Routinely visit construction sites to monitor progress and solicit daily input from the contractor's representatives and reports.
  • Attend QC meetings, including preparatory meetings involving critical work activities.
  • Provide project status updates to senior personnel within the field office or Supported Command.
  • Assist in coordinating of delivery, acceptance, inspection, and installation of government furnished equipment, if applicable.
  • Assist in coordinating the installation of collateral equipment and connection of phone, data, and other communication systems and utility service.
  • Assist in preparing property record inventory documents, DD 1354 Transfer and Acceptance of Military Real Property, in accordance with USACE Business Management System (BMS) and in coordination with Installation Real Property Accountable Officer (RPAO).
  • Assist in identifying the need for a modification to scope, cost, and/or schedule based on collaboration with supported Command, designer, and/or other entities.
  • After negotiation, assist in preparing the final documentation and wording for the modification, including justification for cost and time involved in support of the Contracting Officer.
  • Assist in providing technical support for claims, disputes, and terminations processing, negotiation, and resolution.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management Engineering, or related fields
  • 10+ year experience as a Construction Manager with strong background in USACE projects
  • Background check required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Extensive technical and practical knowledge and experience as a Construction Manager
  • Thorough knowledge of construction practices and methods as well as construction management
  • Ability to review technical engineering specifications and statements of work covering complex and diverse engineering designs or changes
  • In depth knowledge of the various types of construction contracts, project delivery methods, and regulations governing federal contract administration
  • Ability to communicate (both orally and in writing) effectively to all leadership levels
  • Knowledge and experience with USACE Three-Phase QA/QC process and procedures
  • Knowledge and experience with EM 385-1-1, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and Safety and Health Requirements Manual
  • Knowledge of computer operations and software applications, like MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point) and Primavera P6
  • Required to adhere to Chenega Corporation mandate that all employees must be fully vaccinated to COVID-19 by December 8, 2021.

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