Construction Manager/Resident Engineer - Chicago, IL

Date Posted: 06/11/2019

Equity Staffing Group has a great opportunity for a Construction Manager/Resident Engineer for a client located in Chicago, IL. Those that would be a fit for this position would be if you possess excellent leadership skills, integrity, and enjoy working with large water/wastewater projects for municipal utilities. Please read the job description below and apply today:

Job Summary
Responsible for coordination of the construction on large water/wastewater facility projects for municipal utilities. Initial assignment focused on Resident Engineer responsibilities as Owner’s and Engineer’s representative on design-bid-build construction contracts.

Key Responsibilities
Conduct onsite observations of the general progress of construction work to determine if the work is proceeding in accordance with construction contract documents.
Serve as Engineer's liaison with the Contractor, working principally through the Contractor's superintendent, and assist Engineer in providing interpretation of the construction contract documents.
Coordinate with Owners for Contractor's operations affect Owner's onsite operation.
Monitor and coordinate with Engineer and Contractor to ensure Contractor’s compliance with shop drawing or sample submissions.
Monitor changes of apparent integrity of the site, such as differing subsurface and physical conditions, existing structures, and site-related utilities when such utilities are exposed.
Review Contractors' construction sequence and traffic control plans for construction work undertaken simultaneously.
Verify that the Contractor has contacted utilities in the general construction area and advised them of Contractor's schedule.
Assist in coordinating scheduling of utility activities to minimize conflicts with Owner's activities.
Visually inspect materials, equipment, and supplies delivered to the worksite. For conformance to the construction contract documents.
Coordinate onsite materials testing services during construction.
Observe field tests of equipment, structures, and piping, and review the resulting reports, commenting to Engineer, as appropriate.
Participate in preconstruction conferences and monthly progress to review and discuss construction procedures and progress scheduling, engineering management procedures, and other matters concerning the project.
Prepare and maintain daily, weekly, and monthly reports of construction site and project activity.
Review contractor’s progress schedule(s), and assess and provide input to multiple project coordination requirements.
Review and make recommendations on Contractor applications for payment.
Maintain a marked set of drawings and specifications at the jobsite based on data provided by the Contractor and any changes to the work during the construction.
Coordinate with Engineer and Owner for start-up and commissioning activities.
Maintain appropriate construction records at the jobsite.

Minimum Qualifications
3 years at Entry level CM or 5+ years at Superintendent Level; All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in construction, engineering or heavy industrial experience preferred, or relevant experience
Experience with large water/wastewater facility projects for municipal utilities is preferred

Certifications
OSHA Training (required)
PE (Illinois) (preferred, but not required)



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