RailWorks Field Engineer - MARTA in Atlanta, Georgia

Field Engineer - MARTA

REQUISITION NUMBER: 20181009-51501-002

HOME COMPANY: Track Systems - Southeast

COMPANY LOCATION: Southeast Construction - Alpharetta, GA

BUSINESS UNIT/DEPT: OPERATIONS

JOB LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

Job Responsibilities:

Performs project schedule/planning functions in the areas of project schedule development, project schedule oversight, schedule forecasting, critical path analysis, reporting, obtaining schedule updates and update verification/validation.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Schedules activities for procurement, construction, start-up and operations.

  • Develops baseline schedules ensuring the full integration of scope, schedule, costs, risk, and resources.

  • Identifies and tracks all changes to the project scope.

  • Revises schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, or other interruptions.

  • Produces, maintains and revises summary and detailed schedules for ongoing project reporting and other program management needs.

  • Ensures schedules correlate within the project cost data.

  • Estimates time element of change orders and incorporates within the schedules.

  • Evaluates critical path compliance and makes recommendations; actively seeks out schedule optimization opportunities.

  • Advises and assists team members in the development of their schedules.

  • Monitors actual progress rates and compares with plan.

  • Monitors status of critical activities and program milestones and identifies problem areas and solutions.

  • Performs detailed review of contractor schedules and work sequences.

  • Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.

General/Other Responsibilities and Duties

  • Advises and assists team members in the development of their schedules.

  • Confers with supervisors to determine status of assigned projects.

  • Prepares and presents progress reports.

Job Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 1 year of construction industry engineering experience.

  • Knowledge of all general contract and subcontract documents, drawings, specifications, and surveying instruments.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions.

  • Ability to read and comprehend plans and specifications, and to comprehend and recognize safety standards and issues.

  • Ability to inspect materials and structures and to identify defects.

  • Thorough knowledge of current industry quality standards.

  • Ability to collect data, establish facts, define problems, and provide solutions.

  • Experience with procurement processes, budgets and cost control methods.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.

Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements

  • Works outdoors at construction sites and indoors.

  • Frequently stands, walks, climbs, balances, stoops, and crouches while negotiating work areas under construction.

  • Sits, reads, writes and uses a keyboard.

  • May be exposed to harsh weather conditions including very hot and very cold weather.

  • May be exposed to loud noise.

/This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned./

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Railworks Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities, Females, Veterans, Disabled)