Construction Engineering Technician - Kansas City MO

Ardent Eagle Solutions - Kansas City, MO (30+ days ago)3.8


  • 3 Years technical and practical knowledge and experience as an engineering technician, superintendent, or quality control/quality assurance manager or representative
  • Willing and able to relocate to the Kansas City MO area
  • US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)/Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Construction Quality Management for Contractors Certification (or must be obtained within 60 days of contract start)
  • Completion of OSHA 30-hour Construction Training Course
  • Must currently possess a U.S. Secret security clearance
  • EM 385-1-1 Construction Safety Course (NAVFAC or USACE) Certification (or must be obtained within 45 days of contract start)


  • Currently located in the Kansas City MO area
  • Preferred, but not required: Bachelor degree in Construction Management; or relevant technical field

Position Overview:

  • Maintain proper construction contract document files according to NAVFAC standards.
  • Review and comment on plans and specifications and provide constructability review comments during construction contract development.
  • Make visits to project sites to obtain information on facility/site conditions and develop
  • recommendations during project development.
  • Coordinate and attend post-award kickoff meetings and pre-construction conferences.
  • Schedule, conduct, and document regular progress meetings and other construction related project meetings with all interested parties to review project status, discuss problems, and resolve issues
  • Prepare project status reports when directed using NAVFAC enterprise contract management system formatting (to be provided by Contracting Officer’s Representative).
  • Coordinate construction operations between contractors, station personnel, and other government agencies and make recommendations for corrections.
  • Use and prepare standard template documents for correspondence to construction contractors for deviations from contract schedule or quality
  • Provide technical assistance in answering requests for information (RFI) from construction contractors Review and monitor project schedules for construction progress with emphasis on milestone completion dates, phasing requirements, work flow, material deliveries, test dates, etc.
  • Administer technical aspects of construction contract modifications (prepare cost estimates, review cost proposals, assist contract specialist or contracting officer in negotiations, prepare modification packages for processing by contracting officer)
  • Administer the Construction Quality Management Program as required in the construction contract specifications.
  • Monitor the construction contractor’s performance of required material testing and analysis in
  • accordance with the contract requirements, review for compliance and make recommendations for corrections.
  • Review construction contractor’s daily reports for thoroughness and accuracy and check daily payrolls for any discrepancies. Note any unusual items or items of concern on reports. Provide reviewed and/or annotated copy of reports to the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR).
  • Review and recommend approval of progress schedules and technical submittals.
  • Monitor ongoing construction to check construction contractor progress and verify compliance with plans and specifications.
  • Resolve problems not involving changes to contract value or duration and recommend solutions to the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) for problems that may result in a change of contract value or duration.
  • Prepare cost estimates for construction contract modifications and provide to the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR).
  • Perform cost and price technical evaluation on change order proposals that are within the scope of work to highlight hidden and unnecessary costs. Provide input to the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) for preparation of the pre-and post-negotiation documentation.
  • Review construction contractor invoices for accuracy and provide input to the invoice reviewing official.
  • Review and recommend approval/disapproval of the construction contractor’s safety/accident prevention plans.
  • Monitor construction contractor’s updates to as-built drawings and verify that they are maintained regularly in accordance with contract requirements; verify that a complete set of as-built drawings is turned over at the close of the contract. Identify any updates that are not completed timely and make recommendations for corrections.
  • Verify that a complete set of Operation and Maintenance Support Information (OMSI) Manuals is turned in to the PWD Facility Manager(s).
  • Verify the construction contractor conducts any user training for equipment installed on the project and turns over any extra materials stock all as required by the construction contract. Make recommendations for corrections.
  • Monitor the closeout process including punch list preparation and completion, testing and start-up of major systems, and final acceptance. Make recommendations for corrections.
  • Manage the NAVFAC Red Zone process for completing jobs, beginning at 75% construction complete or 90 days before the construction contract completion date, whichever is earlier. Participate in final acceptance and testing of major building systems including but not limited to fire protection certification, elevator certifications, ensuring contractor compliance in the areas of Testing and Balancing (TABs), Duct Air Leakage Testing (DALTS), Digital Control Systems (DDC) for HVAC systems
  • Utilize NAVFAC’s Electronic Construction and Facility Support Contract Management System (eCMS) to manage electronic submittals and documents. Reference Uniform Facilities guide Specification (UFGS)
  • Section 01 31 23.13 20.
  • Monitor compliance and perform daily inspection of construction contractor’s safety and health
  • Support reporting significant incidents, near misses, good catches, and mishap investigations.
  • Support coordination of site visits by Government personnel.
  • Submit a weekly project status report for any assigned project to the resource manager (Project
  • Management and Engineering Branch Head/Supervisory General Engineer) and attend any project meetings.
  • Submit a monthly report to the Contracting Officer summarizing service provider actions for each month.


  • Associate’s Degree in Engineering, in one of the following fields: Civil, Structural, or Mechanical, Engineering Technology, or four (4) year formal apprentice program Certificate which concentrates on Civil, Structural, and Mechanical structures

Citizenship Status:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Application Questions
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  • How many years of NAVFAC standards experience do you have?
  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: OSHA30 or EM 385-1-1 Construction Safety Course?

Job Type: Full-time


  • Construction Supervision: 3 years


  • OSHA 30-hour Construction Training Course

Required work authorization:

  • United States