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Engineer (Northern California)
Turner Construction • Oakland, CA
Posted 9 days ago
Position Description: Manage, evaluate and assess information necessary to construct the project on time, within budget and to the quality specified by the contract documents. Has supervisory responsibility for Assistant Engineers, Engineering Assistants, and Interns. The Engineer is the individual on the project responsible for building the overall project “on paper”.
Reports To: Project Engineer, Project Manager or Project Executive
Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:
Lead responsibility for:
Acting as liaison with architects, subcontractors, consultants, suppliers, inspectors, other Turner job staff and owner’s representatives in resolving issues related to plans and specifications.
Overseeing and making decisions related to contract drawings and subcontract information. Ensuring that all drawings and specifications properly relate to the estimate.
Managing the project budget.
Managing submittals and shop drawings. Assessing conformance to contract specifications. Resolving any conflicts in interpretation.
Negotiating change orders. Managing information on changes in the work; preparing an independent analysis, as required; obtaining and checking estimates for the changes from subcontractor; obtaining approval of the architect and owner; and resolving any conflicts.
Overseeing the close-out process. Preparing final records for the project such as RFI’s, close- out records, warranties, as-builts, operation and maintenance manuals, attic stock, and spare parts, and evaluating information to insure compliance with contract documents.
Supervising Assistant Engineers, Engineering Assistants, Plan Clerks and Interns, including providing input on performance appraisals.
Preparing scope of work documents for trades.
Preparation of weekly Owner meeting minutes.
Preparation and analysis of subcontractor change orders.
Developing reports such as General Conditions Items, labor, safety, change order logs and quality control.
Scheduling and managing subcontractor trade coordination meetings, preconstruction meetings and submittal review meetings.
*May perform other duties as necessary or assigned.
Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of three years’ related experience with a large general contractor or major subcontractor in the commercial construction industry. Prior project experience with at least one of the following project types: aviation, commercial, public assembly, high rise, healthcare, higher education as well as experience with project volumes of $25M+.
Demonstrated knowledge of construction documents with proven ability to understand scope gaps within the documents and experience resolving these types of issues in the field. Demonstrated ability and experience communicating effectively with the general contractor’s lead superintendent and project team as well as with trade partners, owners, clients and design team members. Proven written and verbal communication abilities; proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office suite. Utilizes leading-edge technologies such as BIM and LEAN. Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule. Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
Physical Demands: Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to occasionally climb permanent and temporary stairs, climb ladders, negotiate work areas under construction, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Occasionally requires passenger use of construction personnel hoists. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job regularly requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk, hear and stand. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move heavyweight.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee works on-site at the construction worksite where the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in this work environment is usually moderate to very loud.
Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities/ sexual orientation / gender identity. VEVRAA Federal Contractor