Full Job Description
Req ID: 18001
For more than 50 years, TranSystems has provided engineering and architectural planning, design and construction solutions to enhance the movement of goods and people across today’s integrated transportation infrastructure. Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., its professionals in more than 30 offices throughout the U.S. perform a broad range of services to all sectors of the transportation and federal marketplaces. Services are delivered throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to construction to long-term operations, maintenance and rehabilitation.
Provide support for our Construction Resident Engineer that consists of field inspection, documentation of activities and quantities, review the plans and specifications, report writing, cost estimates, project closeout process, and other related tasks. Therefore, we are looking for a highly motivated individual that can effectively communicate with clients, contractors, and public and project staff. The successful candidate must have experience in highway construction including general civil and site development, utilities and bridge construction.
The candidate must be highly motivated and is expected to have good communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as possess good organizational skills and a willingness to take on new challenges. The candidate should have the ability to apply a common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram form. The candidate would be expected to work occasional overtime to complete special tasks and meet project deadlines.
General Duties and Responsibilities included but not limited to
Reports to Team Leader to assist on various construction projects of varying size and complexity with other TranSystems employees and/or other consultants.
Actively manage and oversee on-site construction inspection staff of both TranSystems and other consultants.
Be familiar with plans, specifications, material testing procedures and client/local agency requirements
Preparation of technical reports as needed
Review construction contract documents for overall understanding of the project and for constructability concerns.
Provide observation and inspection of the construction work and contractor operations to verify that the construction is accomplished in accordance with the plans and specifications.
Provide assistant liaison functions related to coordination of contractors, utilities, developers, other agencies and property owners engaged or affected by the project.
Participate in utility meetings with all affected utilities and verify relocation schedules. Coordinate and document the relocation of existing utilities, and make sure they are not relocated into a new conflicting location.
Prepare and maintain daily and periodic documentation and records throughout the project necessary to verify progress, quantities, materials documentation, measurement and computation of pay items, pay estimates, change orders, and other authorized plan and/or contract adjustments.
10+ years of proven experience.
Certified in IDOT Documentation of Contract Quantities
IDOT ICORS/CMMS Training
IDOT QC/QA Certifications
Illinois Tollway, Chicago DOT and IDOT construction experience
METRA and Railroad construction experience is a plus
Illinois Driver’s License
Ability to lift 25 pounds
TranSystems is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one that is subject to U.S. law.