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Project Engineer I

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$80,000 - 105,000 depending on qualifications
  • Posted Date:10/28/2019

 

 

 

Under general direction of the Senior Civil Engineer, the purpose of this position is to provide contract and project engineering administration and coordination for town-sponsored projects.  Employees in this classification are responsible for reviewing contract documents, plans, designs, studies, payment applications, shop drawings and submittals; coordinating design and professional services with consultants; reviewing specifications; packaging contract for award and advertisement; administering construction contract work; project close-out and maintenance; coordinating program activities; and inspecting construction projects.

DUTIES:

  • Administers, coordinates and monitors project design and construction process from feasibility through warranty; documents progress, monitors activity, safety and compliance with contract requirements; coordinates progress with contractor, town staff and other departments, and town citizens; monitors material quantities for contract compliance and payment verification; reviews construction drawings, errors and omissions, potential obstacles and potential issues with contractor, construction feasibility and fiscal impact.
  • Assists in preparation of requests for proposals (RFP) for design and testing services; attends RFP evaluation sessions for professional services; negotiates contracts with selected offerors; processes contract awards
  • Assists in preparation of contract bid documents, writes specifications, special terms and conditions, instructions to bidders and bidding criteria, assists in coordination of publication of bid documents; assists in coordination of bid process; assists with contract award
  • Attends pre-bid, pre-construction, pre-installation and periodic progress meetings
  • Administers design process and design contract; processes consultant invoicing; reviews design submissions for conformance with contract and town needs; ensures design completeness and meets scope requirements of desired town capital facility
  • Completes front-end project work, including site plan and other required documents approval with appropriate town departments, county agencies and appointed town boards, if required; is town liaison with approving agencies as necessary; coordinates with town attorney and other appropriate departments in the acquisition of real property or property modification
  • Assists in maintaining project files; addresses project issues, change orders and other pertinent issues; assists in project evaluation; reviews schedule of values for accuracy; reviews payment applications; verifies various percentages of completed work; verifies on-site and stored materials; processes payment requisitions; tracks payments, change orders and reporting requirements for appropriate agencies; reviews and responds to claims; reports on projects for compliance with grant requirements
  • Assists in reviewing and evaluating related documents; participates in project close-out; participates in final inspections; analyzes and recommends appropriate actions for change orders and claims
  • Responsible for ensuring all aspects of a capital improvement project meets all federal and state requirements. This includes, but is not limited to, the VDOT Locally Administered Projects program
  • Performs other duties as required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or related field required
  • Supplemented by minimum three years education, training or experience that includes engineering, construction management, inspections and regulatory standards, or a combination of education, training and experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or Engineer- In-Training (EIT) strongly preferred
  • VDOT LAP Qualification or the ability to obtain within six months of employment
  • DEQ Dual Combined Administrator certification is preferred
  • Work Zone Safety certification or the ability to obtain certification within six months of employment
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable record

HOURS:

  • MON - FRI, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

LOCATION:

  • Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn Street
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