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Construction Resident Engineer

Chicago, MA 60606

Posted: 06/25/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Construction Management Job Number: 619041 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'll play a critical role in overseeing roadway and bridge construction projects, ensuring their smooth execution and adherence to strict standards.
Role accountabilities:
  • Oversee and coordinate the work of a team of inspectors, subcontractors, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless project delivery.
  • Review and manage project documents, including Requests for Information (RFIs) and Submittals, ensuring compliance with client specifications and contract requirements within a budget.
  • Lead negotiations with contractors and assist in preparing change order documentation for approved project scope adjustments.
  • Collaborate closely with project management staff to prepare and manage project budgets, scope, and schedules effectively.
  • Provide insightful analysis and reporting on key performance metrics (e.g., cost, schedule, safety) to monitor project progress and identify areas for improvement.
  • Implement appropriate internal control safeguards to ensure consistent reporting of accurate information.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for the client and the contractor, fostering strong and collaborative working relationships.
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Must have 7-10 years of proven experience in construction management, with a focus on transportation infrastructure projects involving Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and Illinois Tollway.
  • Bachelor's degree (BS/BA) in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license in the State of Illinois.
  • A minimum of one of the following certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) preferred.
  • Proven experience with construction management software (e.g., Primavera P6, Bluebeam Revu) and strong understanding of relevant IDOT and Illinois Tollway standards.
  • Prior IDOT Resident Engineer experience is highly preferred.
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