Overview / ResponsibilitiesWood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a Transportation Resident Engineer (RE) with a minimum of 8 years of construction management (CM) and/or construction engineering & inspection (CEI) experience on highway and/or bridge projects. This position requires a candidate with effective time-management, written communication, planning, organization and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate has the ability to take initiative, work independently and coordinate efforts with multi-discipline teams. The candidate must possess excellent attention to detail and have the ability to produce high quality work under short time constraints.As a Resident Engineer, you will play a key role in expanding the capabilities of a successful transportation group in Texas. The ideal candidate has strong technical capabilities, a commitment to delivering a quality product, and an interest in taking on a leadership role.The successful candidate will be part of the core management team and will have significant opportunity for growth.Work LocationThis individual could work in either of our Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, Houston or El Paso, Texas offices depending on candidate preference. Relocation assistance to Texas is available for qualified candidates.Key Technical ResponsibilitiesUnder general supervision and directions, manage contract administration and construction engineering and inspection (CEI) operations of highway and/or bridge construction projects per Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) contract documents, procedures, specifications and manualsReview, and interpret plans, specifications, and other construction documents for constructability, site access, and recommend changes to maximize the ultimate success of the projectMeet with project manager, project engineer, and site staff to develop the project safety plan, phasing plan, work restrictions, and construction scheduleProvide continuous coordination between all stakeholdersAssist the Construction Manager in organizing and conducting the pre-construction meetingsChair weekly construction progress meetingsMonitor construction progress and costs; take corrective action as required to manage both schedule and budgetMonitor and track construction activities and progressesTrack construction and material quantities and daily construction activities and resourcesEvaluate and process the contractors request for paymentAdminister the change order and allowance process; review requests for schedule or cost adjustment and negotiate changes to the contract; prepare change order documents for approvalPlan, schedule and coordinate construction inspection activities and material testing operationsMeet with contractor's supervisors or other project leaders on assigned project sites to discuss and coordinate testing, sampling, or inspection of construction materials or construction procedures to verify compliance with the approved plans, specifications and shop/working drawingsProvide guidance and direction as needed to the on-site CM and CEI project staffOversee project document control operations to ensure the compliance with the contractual document requirements and TxDOT proceduresRespond to questions and concerns and ensure that all complaints from site owners and the stakeholders are handled promptly and properlyManage the project close out phase, including certificate of substantial completion, punchlist, and receipt of as-builts, warrantees, and manualsKey Managerial ResponsibilitiesImplement and oversee compliance with administrative and business operation activities including human resources, training programs, inventory, safety and budget monitoringMaintain effective client relationships and leverages project experience to win workAssist with the coordination, development and production of proposals, SOQs and presentations, ensuring the highest quality of information and documentation outputReview implementation of established procedures and implement preventive and corrective actions
Skills / QualificationsDegree in construction management, civil engineering or related field desired but not required.A licensed Professional Engineer having the ability to be licensed in Texas in 6 months from the employment date is requiredMinimum 8 years of experience in construction and/or engineering, preferably, with major highway and/or bridge construction projects4+ years of responsible charge experience as a Project Engineer and/or Resident Engineer on roadway and bridge construction projects is preferredSelf-starter with strong oral and written communications skillsDetail oriented, proactive individual who takes ownership of their workMust be comfortable in both professional office and field work environmentsProficient in MS Word / Excel / Outlook and project scheduling toolsCandidates must be familiar with state DOT procedures, specifications, test methods and project administration manualsExperience with alternative project delivery and federally funded local government projects a plusMotivated to develop business from new and existing clientsAvailability to work outside normal business hours as requiredPossess an extensive understanding of construction standards and practicesSkill in construction document handling and administrationSkill in organizing and managing cost estimating, bidding, and scheduling proceduresSkill in documenting and assessing field conditions, RFI’s and change ordersAble to create and aggressively manage construction schedulesAble to manage sub-contractors and manpower and delegate tasks to complete goals, objectives and schedulesSkilled in client relations and customer serviceBasic understanding of fundamental cost accounting practicesExcellent listening, communication and organizational skillsAttention to detail and qualityAbility to prioritize multiple tasksMust pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policyPhysical DemandsFlexibility to travel to construction sites for extended periods and work outside of normal business hoursCompany OverviewWood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.www.woodplc.comDiversity StatementWe are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.