Resident Engineer

MWH Constructors (MWHC), a nationally recognized heavy civil construction company is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Resident Engineer to support water/wastewater infrastructure work in the greater Chicagoland area.

The Resident Engineer will support the appointed project field inspection staff and service consultants to ensure the project is constructed in accordance with the project plans and specifications. The Resident Engineer supports the interface and coordination point for field progress between the Owner and the Contractor and with the Engineer of Record and regulatory representatives.

Key primary duties include:
• Attend pre-construction meetings in support of the Construction Manager.
• Assist with the organization of the weekly progress meetings.
• Review plans, specifications and shop drawings to identify and resolve with the Contractors any potential problems.
• Help prepare daily, weekly and monthly reporting for the Construction Manager.
• Ensure accurate field records are being maintained, such as daily reports, test reports, and as-built drawings.
• Provide a daily review of project documentation for items such as inspections, daily reports, photographs and material deliveries.
• Assist in the preparation of trend reporting for any issues impacting the construction progress or potential change management issues.
• Support the interface with the community in which the project is being constructed. Proactively coordinate Contractor activities with community needs.
• Help identify potential items of risk or claims arising from or as a result of contractor activities.
• Hired individual will work in a field office at the project site and will be required to work in a manner that ensures personal safety as well as the safety of fellow employees by following project and company health and safety guidelines and policies.

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