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Construction Resident Engineer (Rail)

Chicago, MA 60606

Posted: 06/25/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Construction Management Job Number: 619044 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Our client is seeking a Senior Resident Engineer for an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team of professionals and make a significant impact on critical transportation infrastructure projects. 
Role description:
As a Senior Resident Engineer, you will play a crucial role in managing transportation infrastructure projects, with a primary focus on rail, light rail, and subway systems, including track, switches/controls, traction power, station, and tunnel projects.
Role accountabilities:
  • Overseeing and coordinating work between all applicable parties to ensure smooth project execution.
  • Reviewing and managing project documents, including Requests for Information (RFI's) and Submittals, to ensure compliance with client specifications and contract requirements.
  • Leading negotiations with contractors and assisting in preparing change documentation.
  • Working closely with project management staff to prepare project budgets and manage project scope, budget, and schedule effectively.
  • Providing insightful analysis and reporting on key performance metrics to monitor project progress.
  • Implementing appropriate internal control safeguards to ensure consistent reporting of accurate information.
  • Acting as the primary point of contact for the client and the contractor, fostering strong working relationships.
Qualifications & Experience:
  • 5 – 10 years of proven experience in construction management, with a focus on transportation infrastructure projects.
  • Bachelor's degree (BS/BA) in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Professional Engineer (PE), Project Management Professional (PMP), and Certified Construction Manager (CCM) certifications.
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