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Utility Project Engineer

Company: Dragados
Location: Riverdale
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


  • Provides technical input for project work plan and scheduling. Identifying risk elements of production, materials, equipment or process that could negatively impact the budget or schedule.
  • Assists in the production and review of shop drawings, design specifications, material requirements and project data to ensure quality and contract specification compliance.
  • Assists the development of design drawings and provides technical input, as needed.
  • Meets with engineering team to review production schedule and confirm all materials, equipment and resources are readily available for production to continue on schedule and within budget.
  • Evaluates weekly and monthly production, schedule and budget projections to accurately track project performance. Documents daily activities in project approved methods and technologies.
  • Reviews project schedule updates weekly for owner and management reporting. Attends weekly regular meetings where required and presents on project production status as
  • Prepares and manages a three-week work Notifies engineering and project management of any significant schedule changes and develops solutions to mitigate delays and cost.
  • Initiates and manages Requests for Information (RFIs), as needed by
  • Remits accurate project quantities using assigned project cost coding to ensure project financials are accurately reported. In collaboration with the project accounting team oversees invoices regarding materials, equipment and subcontractor
  • Supports engineering team with quality assurance as needed. Reviews certificates and permits needed to perform work.
  • Reviews required Job Hazard Analysis (JHAs) to ensure a safe and compliance work environment for all construction personnel. Participates in all weekly safety meetings with field team and project leadership; presents field analysis as needed.
  • Assists the project team with project schedule, budget and cost parameters by providing technical input as needed.
  • Coordinates subcontractor work methods, schedule and crews as needed.
  • Perform additional assignments per management's direction.
  • Coordinates planning, installation and inspection of public and privately owned utilities with the respective owners. - Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Construction/Project Management.
    • Minimum six years construction engineering experience required.
    • Experience with the planning, installation and testing of water distribution systems highly preferred.
    • Experience with the planning and installation of storm and sanitary sewer systems highly preferred.
    • Experience with trenchless technology, utility relocation/offsets and working in urban right-of-way highly preferred.
    • Proven skill and ability in managing and providing technical input to engineering teams in a design build environment, setting clear expectations and delegating tasks to direct reports regarding role and responsibilities as required.
    • Advanced planning and scheduling skills required.
    • Able to manage multiple engineering tasks in a fast paced environment and progress them all towards a common goal.
    • Advanced knowledge of contract specifications and quality assurance practices.
    • Able to identify budget and project costs and recommend options to mitigate project delays.
    • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills.
    • Strong knowledge of financial reporting methods, quantity tracking methods and cost coding.
    • Able to drive direct reports and influence non-reporting teams towards a common deliverable.
    • Able to identify and implement growth opportunities in direct reports to build talent development within project team.
    • Ability to assume responsibility, interface and communicate effectively with others.

Keywords: Dragados, Washington DC , Utility Project Engineer, Other , Riverdale, DC

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