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Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson Resident Engineer/Chief Inspector in Utica, New York

Resident Engineer/Chief Inspector

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Job Description

Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,600 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT is currently ranked #52 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

JMT's Utica Construction Management team is seeking a Resident Engineer/Chief Inspector to performs as a principal inspector responsible for the supervision of Highway and Bridge Construction projects in construction inspection engineering work.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • May serve as Resident Engineer or Chief Inspector

  • Coordinate and supervise project inspection activities to ensure contractor compliance with contract documents, specifications and standards

  • Assign, schedule and maintain subordinate inspection staff throughout all phases of the project

  • Work on behalf of the Client to draft project correspondence, facilitate project meetings, and resolve construction related field issues

  • Review and maintain all pertinent project documentation and ensure that it accurately details construction progress, activities and materials, meets environmental permitting conditions, complies with safety policies and programs, and monitors EEO and D/WBE progress and performance

  • Prepare, review and submit project inspection reports, work authorizations, work orders and estimates

  • Notify contractor of non-compliance and monitors corrective action

  • Review, analyze and evaluate contractor schedules

  • Track project progress and advise parties of possible overruns, and critical project issues.

  • Complete analysis of field

  • Attend pre-bid, pre-construction and/or management level meetings throughout the course of the project, assist the client with change orders, claim defense, and provide updates to the client regarding construction progress and issues

  • Interact with the general public, government agencies, contractors, sub-contractors, and other internal and external parties to respond to inquiries

Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Experience

  • BS or AAS (with appropriate experience) in Civil Engineering, Civil Technology or Construction Management

  • PE or NICET Level IV

  • Strong Computer Proficiency including Sitemanager and/or Appia

  • 10-15 years of construction inspection experience

  • Client requested certifications

  • Knowledge and experience in construction techniques, reading plans, procedures, methods, equipment and materials

  • Supervisory experience in construction management/inspection situations

  • Ability to act in an Owner’s Agent/Responsible in Charge role

  • Active driver’s license

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with State and local clients

  • OSHA 10 hour

  • Work Zone Competent Person

Working Conditions

Work is performed in the field. Ability to extensively perform bending, kneeling, standing, shoveling, and lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 25 lbs as needed. Work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.

Job Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Building Relationships & Teamwork

  • Communication

  • Dependability

  • Results-Oriented

  • Integrity & Ethics

  • Quality Service

  • Safety

Managerial Competencies if Applicable

  • Conflict Management

  • Motivating Others

  • Managing Performance

JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce .

Job Location

Utica, New York, United States

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