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Construction Engineering Technician (Pensacola, FL) in Jacksonville, FL at RealStreet

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

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Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has matched qualified candidates with their ideal opportunities in both the Federal and commercial environments. Founded and operated by management and AEC professionals, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies and Government customers. You have the talent, drive, and expertise - we have the right connections. Together we can help to build you a better career. Contact us today! 

In anticipation of an upcoming contract, RealStreet is currently seeking a Construction Engineering Technician to support the Facilities Engineering and Acquisition Department (FEAD), PWD Pensacola, FL.

Construction Engineering Technician responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Maintaining proper construction contract document files according to NAVFAC standards
  • Making visits to project sites to obtain information on facility / site conditions and developing recommendations during project development
  • Coordinating and attending post-award kickoff meetings and pre-construction conferences
  • Reviewing construction contractor’s daily reports for thoroughness and accuracy and checking daily payrolls for any discrepancies and preparing project status reports when directed using NAVFAC enterprise contract management system formatting
  • Coordinating construction operations between contractors, station personnel and other government agencies and making recommendations for corrections
  • Providing technical assistance in answering requests for information (RFI) from construction contractors
  • Reviewing and monitoring plans, specifications and project schedules for construction progress with emphasis on milestone completion dates, phasing requirements, work flow, material deliveries, test dates, plan compliance and specifications, etc.
  • Administering the Construction Quality Management Program as required in the construction contract specifications
  • Resolving problems not involving changes to contract value or duration and recommending solutions to the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) for problems that may result in a change of contract value or duration
  • Performing cost and price technical evaluations on change order proposals that are within the scope of work to highlight hidden and unnecessary costs, and providing input to the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) for preparation of the pre- and post-negotiation documentation
  • Reviewing and recommending approval or disapproval of the construction contractor’s safety / accident prevention plans
  • Monitoring construction contractor’s updates to as-built drawings and verifying that they are maintained regularly in accordance with contract requirements; verifying that a complete set of as-built drawings is turned over at the close of the contract, identifying any updates that are not completed in a timely fashion and making recommendations for corrections
  • Verifying that a complete set of Operation and Maintenance Support Information (OMSI) Manuals is turned in to the PWD Facility Manager(s)
  • Verifying the construction contractor conducts any user training for equipment installed on the project and turns over any extra materials stock as required by the construction contract while making recommendations for corrections
  • Monitoring the closeout process including punch list preparation and completion, testing and start-up of major systems and final acceptance; making recommendations for corrections
  • Managing the NAVFAC Red Zone process for completing jobs beginning at 75% construction complete or 90 days before the construction contract completion date, whichever is earlier
  • Participating in final acceptance and testing of major building systems including fire protection certifications, elevator certifications, ensuring contractor compliance in the areas of Testing and Balancing (TABs), Duct Air Leakage Testing (DALTs) and Digital Control Systems (DCS) for HVAC systems
  • Utilizing NAVFAC’s Electronic Construction and Facility Support Contract Management System (eCMS) to manage electronic submittals and documents; reference Uniform Facilities guide Specification (UFGS) Section 01 31 23.13 20
  • Submitting a weekly project status report for any assigned project to the resource manager and attending any project meetings


Job Requirements

The Construction Engineering Technician must meet the following requirements and have the following licenses and certifications, knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Technical and practical knowledge and experience (at least 3 years) as an engineering technician, superintendent or quality control / quality assurance manager or representative
  • Current certification for successful completion of the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) / Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Construction Quality Management for Contractors a record of completion for the OSHA 30-hour Construction Training Course is required and a record of completion for the EM 385-1-1 Construction Safety Course (NAVFAC or USACE)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the three-phases of control in Quality Management processes
  • Demonstrated sound understanding of construction concepts, principles and practices applicable to civil, mechanical, electrical, and environmental projects and the design, layout and supervision of construction operations
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor construction projects to a successful and timely completion
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Primavera scheduling software and other construction scheduling software packages 

Benefits:

RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Health, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k) with generous company match

EOE M/F/D/V