AECOM Construction Engineer in Arlington, Virginia
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AECOM is seeking an experienced Construction Engineer to support projects in the greater Washington, D.C. Area.
This position resides within a construction safety and quality management support cell for numerous large or multiple smaller, classified projects. The support cell consists of skilled professionals experienced in multiple facets of the construction trade who can effectively interact with contractor superintendents, quality control managers, commissioning specialists, subcontractors, and client management to ensure work-in-place meets the requirements of the contract.
Responsible for administering a Construction Management Program (CQMP) on all assigned projects. Provides advice, solutions, and assistance to the Construction Manager on technical matters requiring extensive knowledge of engineering practices and construction methods. Specific requirements of the position include:
(a) Assist with constructability reviews prior to contract award to ensure technical soundness, and compliance with applicable requirements and to determine practicability from a construction management standpoint.
(b) Assist in the review of contractor cost proposals by providing cost and price analysis input to the Construction Manager for pre and post-negotiation documentation.
(c) Review Contractor Quality Control (CQC) and Safety plans for completeness and compliance with the terms of the construction contract. Provide review comments together with recommendations for improvements. Continually monitor contractor execution of both the CQC and Safety programs, providing corrective information as necessary.
(d) Inspect construction work on a recurring basis to assure that the work is in compliance with the construction contract documents. Prepare Contract Construction Compliance Notices (CCCNs) for submission to the Construction Manager in cases where workmanship and/or material are not in compliance with the construction contract documents or ongoing work is liable to result in unsatisfactory construction.
(e) Monitor materials testing conducted by the construction contractor and their testing laboratories. Review testing procedures and reports; document inconsistencies with contract requirements.
(f) Witness the testing of waste, gas, water, electrical, HVAC, fire protection, and all other control systems during the Functional Performance Testing phase of Building Commissioning.
(g) Review and process contractor submittals including progress schedules, utility outage requests, shop drawings, and O&M manuals for accuracy and compliance with the terms of the contract.
(h) Review and comment on contractor requests for payment by comparing the monthly invoice to the field pay estimate worksheet and most recent progress schedule.
(i) Assist in conducting pre-final inspections and preparation of a detailed punch list of items that do not comply with the construction contract or are incomplete. Verify correction of discrepancies in conjunction with contractor pay application review.
(j) Assist in document management and project controls support, including the receipt, tracking, distribution, and destruction of both classified and unclassified media.
Successful candidates will have
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency with MS Office Applications
Ability to prioritize, multi-task, plan, adapt, and self-initiate tasks in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture. With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable, and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions. Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc., and many Fortune 500 companies.
BA/BS + 6 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Experience in Administration/Observation of US Federal Construction Projects
Possess an active Top Secret clearance
Due to the nature of the work U.S. Citizenship is required
A valid U.S. Driver's license and ability to pass AECOM's Motor Vehicle Records Review is a condition of employment.
- Experience working in a time-sensitive environment with a direct client interface and high-level accountability.
Sponsorship is not available for this role.
Relocation is not available for this role.
This position will involve travel and field-work around the greater Washington D.C. area.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Construction
Work Location Model: Hybrid