RailWorks Senior Project Engineer - MARTA in Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Project Engineer - MARTA

REQUISITION NUMBER: 20181008-51501-002

HOME COMPANY: Track Systems - Southeast

COMPANY LOCATION: Southeast Construction - Alpharetta, GA



Job Responsibilities:

Plans, develops, manages and coordinates engineering activities for construction projects.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties* *

  • Manages project engineering activities to ensure they comply with company and contract requirements and support overall construction schedule.

  • Supports the development, updating, and approval of construction schedules.

  • Provides technical support for construction efforts including design interpretation, application of construction methods, resolution and documentation of design conflicts and constructability reviews.

  • Interfaces with all on-site departments to resolve problems and to ensure quality of construction, project safety, and adherence to project specifications, in support of overall project schedule.

  • Supervises field layout and surveying activities.

  • Observes work flow, anticipates any potential schedule changes, and coordinates with superintendents on delivery of materials and staying on schedule.

  • Reviews change order drawings and specifications; develops, tracks and negotiates proposals and change orders.

  • Assists in preparation of bids, including assisting with take-offs, requests for pricing, project set up, quality control, design reviews and other related tasks.

  • Reviews, analyzes and resolves field construction problems and discrepancies.

  • Advises the Project Manager of serious schedule conflicts and problems, and works with field supervision to resolve schedule conflicts.

  • Analyzes permanent material requirements, solicits quotations and prepares formal purchase agreements.

  • Develops requirements for specialized equipment and works with vendors to obtain customized equipment.

  • General/Other Responsibilities and Duties*

  • Supports/assists with monitoring and forecasting of project costs and revenues; assists with development of new methods to improve costs.

  • Develops, implements, and administers project engineering procedures and other work controlling documents.

  • Handles business correspondence, billing and financial reporting.

Job Qualifications:

* * A minimum of 5 years of construction industry engineering experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management, or related discipline.

  • Solid knowledge of surveying, equipment applications, and overall engineering is essential.

  • 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.

  • Knowledge of general contract and subcontract documents.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills.

  • The ability to effectively interact with both customers and employees.

  • The ability to work independently as well as operate successfully as part of a collaborative team.

  • The ability to successfully execute decisions.

  • The ability to grasp facts, processes, and procedures quickly in a rapidly changing environment.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.

Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements

* * Works outdoors at construction sites as well as indoors.

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

  • Sits, reads, writes and uses a computer keyboard.

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

  • May be exposed to loud noise.

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/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./




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