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Project Engineer - Rail/Transit 1

Company name
Kiewit Corporation

Location
Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Engineering, Civil Engineering

Posted on
Jun 27, 2022

Valid Through
Oct 10, 2022

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Job Information

Kiewit Corporation

Project Engineer - Rail/Transit 1

in

Los Angeles

California

Requisition ID:

151499

Job Level:

Mid Level

Department:

Project Engineering

Market:

Transportation

Employment Type:

Full Time

Position Overview

As a Field Engineer II, you will be expected to be a job-site leader in health and safety, ensuring quality of reporting and workmanship, and that all engineering work is completed in a professional and ethical manner. Your main functions will include contract administration, project planning and scheduling, and project reporting, and you will play an advisory role to Project Management for contractual, legal, and other project issues.

District Overview

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation.  Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill.  MEC has a 65-year tradition of outstanding performance on some of the nation’s most high-profile transportation projects. To date we have completed over $5 billion of transportation projects throughout North America. With our skilled and dedicated personnel, combined with cutting edge equipment, installation methods and project controls, MEC is setting new standards across every aspect of the market.

Location

We are looking for people in Seattle, Phoenix, Los Angeles, or Washington DC. If you're not currently in those markets we will provide relocation assistance.

Responsibilities

Field Engineering:

• Assist in interpretation of drawings and specifications for field crews and craft supervision

• Perform quantity calculations by taking measurements and determining percentage of completed/installed materials and work

• Assist in the preparation of work plans and work packages

• Assist in field surveying and work layout support including elevation, control points, and compilation of as-built data

• Assist in compiling, processing, and confirming daily labor timesheets

• Assist in the preparation of Job Hazard Analysis (JHA’s)

• Participate in jobsite safety reviews, toolbox meetings, mass safety meetings, and safety training

• Order and schedule material deliveries

• Plan, schedule, and coordinate work groups on the jobsite

• Supervise field operations

Office Engineering:

• Perform material takeoffs from drawings, specifications and other contract documents

• Perform basic engineering calculations and technical drafting to support field operations

• Assist Engineers to gather and prepare data for submittal or transmittal to the customer, vendors, subcontractors, governmental agencies, and internal use

• Assist in preparation of purchase orders and subcontracts, performing minor solicitations and purchasing as requested

• Assist in schedule maintenance and performing updates as directed by others

• Assist in the maintenance of basic project recordkeeping and correspondence functions including daily reports, photographs, requests for information (RFIs), and memorandums

• Assist with entering data into the job cost system and participate in reviewing cost reports with jobsite management

• Assist in generating change orders and as-built data to be reviewed by the Project Manager

• Provide field support and supervise subcontractor operations

Estimating:

• Assist in reviewing and analyzing historical data relative to the project, incorporating various productions and costs appropriate in preparation of a bid

• Complete a plan and specification review for an assigned project, assessing the risk areas and bringing them to the attention of the Senior Estimator

• Complete material and quantity takeoffs according to bid documents

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering or related field

2 years' construction field experience

Experience working on light or high speed rail projects preferred

Broad understanding of technical electrical systems preferred

Work experience in engineering and leading engineers

Ability to read, analyze and identify discrepancies on engineering plans, specifications, and contract documents

Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment

Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative

Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time

Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity

Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt

Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives

Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail

Additional Requirements:

Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position

requires

an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine

upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Company: MEC

Company info

Kiewit Corporation
Website : http://www.kiewit.com

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