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Traction Power Substation Field Engineer

Company: HNTB
Location: Oakland
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

What We're Looking For
At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.
This opportunity entails being responsible for coordinating and monitoring traction power substation inspection and maintenance efforts on moderate size and complex projects to determine that Contractor's maintenance and emergency activities are monitored and controlled in accordance with contractual requirements. Responsible for assisting with the resolution of project issues. Plans and conducts tasks requiring the evaluation, selection, substantial adaptation and modification of standard maintenance techniques, procedures and criteria. Reviews deliverables by maintenance contractors for conformance with the contract documents. Act as a technical liaison between maintenance contractor, the owner and design engineering staff.
This project has electric trains powered by a 25kV OCS system.
Work location will be based in San Mateo, CA.
What You'll Do:

  • Inspects, monitors, and oversees construction field work tasks and activities on a project to ensure conformance to plans and specifications. Administers KPIs and budget, reads and interprets complex contract documents to ensure compliance.

  • Performs or oversees on-site material testing. Reviews plans and specifications to determine material requirements (quantities and qualities). Responsible for tracking of item quantities and preparing pay estimates and ensures that procedures and materials comply with plans and specifications.

  • Initiates field changes to drawings and specifications, identifies discrepancies or conflicts within the documents. Reviews contractor's daily construction reports for accuracy, thoroughness, and consistency. Prepares weekly progress reports.

  • Consults with Resident Engineer on work progress and construction problems, proactively recommends solutions, assists in the resolution of issues, and acts as a liaison with the engineer of record.

  • Remains current and knowledgeable of industry technology and tools used to perform inspection work through industry resources, training, and research. Gains exposure to new technology and utilizes it (GPS/Rovers) to increase efficiency and accuracy of inspection tasks.

  • Performs office engineer work when needed including but not limited to; assists change manager and project manager in contractor claims and disputes. Tracks, reviews, processes RFIs and submittals, and performs constructability reviews.

  • Leads daily assignments, mentors, and trains employees. Monitors internal HNTB project controls as directed.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    What You'll Need:

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering and 6 years relevant experience, or

    • Master's degree in Engineering and 5 years relevant experience, or

    • Doctorate degree in Engineering and 4 years relevant experience.

      What You'll Bring:

      • Knows industry standards and best practices for workmanship, materials, etc. so to serve as the subject matter expert.

      • Secures and deploys section/department resources effectively and efficiently.

      • Leads the work of the project team in the absence of the PM/RE.

      • Has a plan in mind to perform a review of inspection logs, material inventory records, periodic maintenance schedules, equipment maintenance records, personnel certifications, and equipment calibrations.

        What We Prefer:

        • Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Construction Manager (CCM), American Concrete Institute (ACI), or Project Management Professional (PMP).

        • OSHA 30 certified preferred.

        • Agency safety training certified.

          Additional Information
          Click here for benefits information: HNTB Total Rewards
          Click here to learn more about EOE including disability and vet
          Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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          The approximate pay range for California is $97,575.45 - $173,429.55. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent on factors, including but not limited to, the individual's qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as physical work location within the state.
          HNTB does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or agencies. Any staffing/employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume to this site does so with the understanding that the applicant's resume will become the property of HNTB. HNTB will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion and without any fee owed to the submitting staffing/employment agency, person or entity. Staffing/employment agencies who have fee agreements with HNTB must submit applicants to the designated HNTB recruiter to be eligible for placement fees.
          Job Type: Regular
          Full/Part Time: Full time
          Job Category: Construction Services Group
          ReqID: R-13257

Keywords: HNTB, Oakland , Traction Power Substation Field Engineer, Engineering , Oakland, California

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