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Job Description
Position Title Resident Engineer
     
Location Atlanta, GA, US
     
Organization Name Construction Management
     
Date Start 12-Dec-2018
     
Closing Date 31-Jan-2019
     
     
     
     
     
Qualifications
     
   
Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Building Construction, Construction Management or a related discipline is required. Five years of progressively responsible experience in the construction and administration of Contracts & Procurement, or Programs and Contract Management, or elevator and escalator projects are required. Extensive knowledge of contract development and contract management principles to include, design review, and contract testing is required. Well developed verbal, written, analytical, problem solving and planning skills are required. Supervisory experience in managing field personnel performing varied responsibilities on multiple projects is required.  Specific knowledge and experience is required in the major field of the contract to be managed by the Resident Engineer. In addition, the Resident Engineer must be well versed in the local, state and federal standards, codes, and regulations for each category of work necessary to satisfy all testing and inspection requirements. For example, the Resident Engineer for Elevators and Escalators must be highly experienced in safety related codes such as ASME A17.1 and A17.3.  Registration as a Professional Engineer is desired.  Experience can be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
 
INTERVIEW SELECTION PROCESS:
The selection process may include one or more components to demonstrate applicants’ knowledge, skills and abilities in job related areas. These may include exercises such as practical demonstrations, written communications, oral interviews and/or competency assessments.



 
     
Basic Functions
     
   
  Directs and coordinates all technical activities, including field engineering and field inspection activities to assure that assigned MARTA Contracts & Procurement, or Programs and Contract Management, or Elevator and Escalator construction, renovation or rehabilitation project(s) are completed on schedule, within budget and in accordance with the contract plans, specifications, quality and safety requirements, and all other applicable codes and regulatory requirements.  Under general supervision oversees consultants and contractors implementing contracts for construction, renovation or rehabilitation of new or existing facilities, structures, electrical and mechanical equipment and/or systems.  Works very closely with functional Managers, Project Managers, General Engineering Consultants, MARTA Engineering groups, and local jurisdictions, contractors and other outside agencies to ensure the proper installation, inspection, testing, maintenance and repair of MARTA’s assets.  Provides technical expertise and advice to staff and contractors for resolution of complex engineering/construction or facility problems or issues. Under limited supervision by the Manager, this position manages multiple priorities of various complexity and scope. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
1. Directs and coordinates the work of assigned Office Engineer(s), Project Engineer(s), Field Inspector(s), and other subordinate staff to ensure that all job site technical functions, including consultant, contractor and subcontractor activities proceed on schedule, within budget and in accordance with contract requirements. Works very closely with functional Managers, Project Managers, General Engineering Consultants, MARTA Engineering groups, and local jurisdictions, contractors and other outside agencies to ensure the proper installation, inspection, testing, maintenance and repair of MARTA’s assets. 

2.  Provides technical expertise and advice to staff and contractors on how to resolve complex problems or issues related to construction, renovation or rehabilitation of new or existing facilities, structures, equipment and/or systems.  Interprets requirements of technical specifications, codes and standards and applies such interpretation to contracts. 
3. Works closely with MARTA Director(s), Project Managers, General Engineering Consultant, MARTA Engineering, contractors and affected outside agencies to resolve contract related problems and conflicts.

 
4.  Develops technical scope for field change notices and letter change orders.  Supports the Contract Administrator with approval of progress payments, negotiating contract changes and/or resolution of contract related claims against MARTA.  Ensures that project status reports and related information is current at all times.
5. Prepares staff performance plans and performance evaluations, participates in hiring, advancement or termination of assigned staff.
6. Performs other related duties as assigned. 


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 
Provides direction on all jobsite activities, including construction and field engineering within the Resident Engineer Field Office. Activities are directed toward the completion of MARTA rapid rail and facility construction/renovation/rehabilitation projects. May be responsible for multiple projects concurrently. Suggestions and recommendations as to hiring, firing, advancement, or promotion are given particular weight.
     
Special Requirements
     
    Registration as a Professional Engineer is desired.  For elevator and escalator positions certification as a Certified Elevator Inspector (CEI) from an ASME approved educational provider is required.
     
     
     
     
     
Classification Exempt
  Exempt
Number of Openings 1
Reports To MGR CONSTRUCTION
  MGR CONSTRUCTION
Salary Range $71,451 - $107,177
Salary Grade 00021
  00021
Work Hours 37.5
Work Days variable
Posting Type Both Internal and External
   
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