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Construction Administration Manager | Schoel Engineering Company

AGC Careers RSS Feed - 5 hours 29 min ago
Birmingham, Alabama, Schoel Engineering is currently seeking an experienced Construction Administration Manager to be based out of our Birmingham, Alabama office. This person will work in support of a team of Project Managers and Design Engineers to perform quality control of final design deliverables and manage/administer the Construction phase of projects. This person would take over as the primary point of contact when projects transition from the design phase into the construction phase. This person will communicate with contractors, architects, and/or owners and should be a well-spoken, temperate, clear communicator. This person should also be well organized, responsive, and have attention to detail. This role has two primary responsibilities: Construction Administration activities – have thorough understanding of individual project plans and specifications, administer the permitting process through the governing entities, review of construction product submittals/shop drawings, construction site visits and reports, review of payment applications, representation at project construction meetings (i.e. OACs), addressing construction issues in the field, making design tweaks to adhere to field conditions, responding to Requests for Information (RFIs), use of construction documentation software such as Procore, Newforma, and other similar programs, and other issues that arise during construction. Quality Control – Detailed review of civil engineering plans and specifications. Types of projects would include urban or rural land development such as residential subdivisions, roadways, drainage improvements, and others.  Projects would be greenfield, brownfield, urban infill, and other.  Additional project types include healthcare, industrial, commercial, retail, office, residential, infrastructure, institutional, and other. Qualifications: Requires civil engineering design and/or field site work experience. Candidate attributes should fall in line with the professional integration of our company’s Core Values: Integrity – In all situations, does the right thing Innovation – Pursues improvement, personally and for the company Excellence – Recognizes the value of preparation and persistence; does things right and complete the first time Strength – Continually developing skills and competencies to take-on the most complex projects Partnerships – Builds strong relationships with teams, other divisions, clients, and other associates Stability – Always presents as professional and appropriate; predictable, with limited surprises Culture/Family – Puts others first, recognizing the value of teamwork

Regional input seen as key to infrastructure push

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The US is beset by problems, challenges and inequities, and infrastructure spending informed by urban and regional input is a -More

Climate change to be centerpiece of highway policy

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Climate change factors will guide lawmakers as they formulate a reauthorization of the Fixing America's Surface Transportatio -More

Pa. to use P3 model for major bridge work

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is launching the Major Bridge P3 Initiative, the first initiative under the Pen -More

Business coalition seeks action on Brent Spence Bridge

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The US Chamber of Commerce and four counterparts in Kentucky and Ohio have called for urgent federal and state action to repa -More

House seeks funding for ports, water infrastructure

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House leaders want the Biden administration to increase spending on water infrastructure and ports.  -More

Complexities abound in work on Wash. ferry terminal

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Orion Marine Group, IMCO Construction and Manson Construction have built elements of a ferry terminal in Mukilteo, Wash., tha -More

Plan for S.C. port expansion advances

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More railroads are part of a plan to expand the port in Charleston, S.C., under a state Senate bill to borrow as much as $550 -More

N.H. weighs merits of offshore wind power

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Developing the necessary labor force and supporting infrastructure are among factors leaders in New Hampshire are weighing as -More

Private investment seen as key to Baltimore light rail

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Baltimore can develop a light-rail line similar to the Purple Line under construction in the Washington, D.C., area if offici -More

USACE report to address N.J. back-bay flood mitigation

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The US Army Corps of Engineers will propose barriers, floodwalls and structural elevations among the measures for mitigating  -More

Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.

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Muhammad Ali, professional heavyweight boxer, social activist, entertainer, philanthropist February is Black History Month

Crane and Rigging Supervisor | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

AGC Careers Feed - 19 hours 6 min ago
Berkeley,, Berkeley Lab's Facilities Division is offering an exciting opportunity to work with world leaders in science and be a part of a team that will advance science and influence the world. The Crane & Rigging Supervisor will provide services to LBL office and research facilities for over 4,000 engineers, scientists, students, and support staff. The scope includes over 100 buildings, supporting infrastructure, and site utilities. Your role is to provide leadership and technical direction to the assigned union craft shop in the Facilities Division / Site Utilities & Maintenance Department in the execution of all rigging, crane and lift operations. You will ensure appropriate staff safety, levels, training, and qualifications for rigging and lift operations. This position supports the planning and execution of rigging and lifting tasks to ensure work is performed safely and efficiently. Work control documents are planned and managed in the Lab's Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), MAXIMO. This position routinely interacts with facility area managers, customers, other supervisors, planners, and schedulers to coordinate work activities and meet Facilities Division and LBL goals. Berkeley Lab is located above UC Berkeley, on 202 acres that house over two million square feet of state-of-the-art scientific centers and support facilities. The Lab's mission encompasses many scientific fields, and its buildings include supercomputing facilities, genetic sequencing labs, laser labs, microscope facilities, and office complexes. Thirteen Nobel Prizes have been associated with Berkeley Lab. Responsibilities: Ensure Integrated Safety Management process and procedure implementation, appropriate PPE for identified hazards and routine inspections. Perform causal analysis for safety related incidents. Supervise and coordinate activities of union workers engaged in erecting and operating machines to hoist and convey machinery and equipment with expert knowledge of crane operations, load charts, critical lifts, and crane limitations. Specify locations for movement and erection of hoists, cranes, bridge cranes, and forklifts using knowledge of various methods of sliding, lifting, and rigging equipment. Remain current with latest lifting technology systems. Establish and implement a clean, uncluttered, and safe worksite. Supervise daily activities spending a minimum of 50% time on jobs for front line support and oversight of work management, safety practices, and DOE contract compliance. Assign daily craft specific work activities on the approved schedule and set expectations for working lead oversight/coordination of daily work. Perform pre-job briefings prior to the start of work per Facilities expectations and procedures. Ensure qualifications for assigned crafts/discipline are current with position task books. Ensure required training for assigned crafts is completed to maintain qualifications. Participate in job walk down to plan and identify job scope, identifying hazards, implement hazards controls, means and methods for performing work. Evaluate and provide feedback on work control documents related to the accuracy of scheduled resources, tools/parts, safety requirements and instructions to execute work. SME and Approver for the procurement of Crane, Hoist, Slings, Spreader Bars and all below the hook equipment. Oversee Crane and Rigging contractors as required. Review and approve PM, Crane repairs and modifications, in accordance with 29 CFR 1926.1434. Approve lift plans, inspect the equipment prior to lift, and complete pre-task safety briefs. Qualify as the trainer for LBNL Overhead Cranes and Equipment. Perform duties as a member of the High Consequence High-Value Critical Lift Committee. Support load testing as directed in support of the crane & hoist inspection and certification program. Work with Engineering and customers to design, layout, and install new equipment. Interface daily with Facilities Facility Area Managers to ensure in-house and contracted services are delivered in accordance with customer specifications, LBNL policies and procedures, and DOE contract requirements. Communicate clear and objective performance expectations for assigned craft that are in alignment with organizational procedures and management expectations, and manage performance to expectations. Provide regular feedback to assigned craft, continually develop skills, coach and mentor assigned craft to ensure work is executed as expected, conduct performance appraisals, and administer discipline. Provide leadership and support of ongoing improvement initiatives within and/or related to Facilities and Services. Ensure craft regular and overtime hours are managed in accordance with union contract requirements. Establish and communicate overtime schedules. Develop and improve standard operating procedures to promote consistency in lifting / rigging activities. Establish and maintain performance metrics to measure the effectiveness of the assigned craft group. Work closely with facilities managers, construction managers, project managers, planners and schedulers, crafts, maintenance supervisors and other staff to meet Facilities Division/Operations and Lab goals. Promote a professional work environment with established LBL objectives, policies, procedures and plans. Comprehensive knowledge of work planning, risk assessment, controls, union contract requirements, OSHA requirements. Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of 5 years' demonstrated experience leading teams in a complex industrial plant, laboratory facility, or corporate campus with multiple buildings, within a collective bargaining environment. A minimum of 10 years' demonstrated experience in crane and rigging operations within mission-critical facilities. Demonstrated rigging and setting of high-value equipment and critical lifts (i.e. semi-conductor tools, bio-pharma skids, food processing equipment, scientific equipment, etc.) Demonstrated ability and knowledge to develop critical lifting plans for high-value equipment, compliant with federal, state, and local requirements. Requires full knowledge and functional responsibility for proper operations of forklifts up to 15-ton capacity and mobile cranes up to 60-ton capacity; Operate overhead cranes up to 30-ton capacity using both pendant control and overhead cab controls. Requires full knowledge of telehandler / grade-all operations. Have knowledge of Certified Crane Operator License (CCO License). Demonstrated experience with a CMMS - Maximo preferred. Demonstrated experience with lift planning software. Completion of trades apprenticeship, relevant associate's degree, or military service equivalent. Skilled in conflict resolution, balancing workloads, and changing priorities under challenging conditions such as emergency repairs, power outages or natural disasters. Experience in the coordination of construction and maintenance rigging projects. Broad knowledge of relevant codes and safety regulations pertaining to rigging and crane operation. Highly skilled communicator both verbally and in writing. Ability to employ computer applications such as Google Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Maximo, and Rigging / Lifting software. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with a diverse team. Additional Desired Qualifications: BA/BS from an accredited university or equivalent knowledge and work experience. Root cause analysis experience Notes: This is a full-time, career appointment, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay. This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at Berkeley Lab. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion. Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA. Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law." Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups presently considering scientific research careers.

Senior Construction Administrator | SmithGroup

AGC Careers Feed - February 25, 2021 - 6:46pm
Louisville, KY, SmithGroup is an award-winning, multinational integrated design firm with a team of 1,200 experts across 15 offices in the U.S. and China. We employ research, data, advanced technologies and design thinking to help clients solve their greatest challenges. Our specialists develop beautiful, sustainable, future-focused solutions for healthcare providers, science and technology organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, urban environments, diverse workplaces, mixed-use and waterfront developments, and parks and open spaces. We are deeply committed to our promise to Design a Better Future - for our clients, communities and employees. Are you ready to help us get there? The Detroit office is looking for a Sr. Construction Administrator to join our team and be stationed at the job site in Louisville, KY .   Working on this project you will be the primary point of contact on site representing SmithGroup and: Be stationed full time at the construction site in Louisville, Kentucky for three (3) to eight years (8) on a multi-building health care project. Act as the full time  on-site  representative coordinating efforts between the joint venture partnership design team (design team) and the owner’s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/Veterans Administration team with the mandate that the project is completed to the specified scope and quality, without delay and without undue costs. Perform as the primary point of contact between the Owner’s team managing the project construction and the design team members. Be responsible for receiving design related questions and submittals from the Owner’s representatives and facilitating answers between the design and construct teams. Provide design team internal leadership in attaining timely resolution of questions and submittals received during the construction process. Assist design team project management in being aware of the design team performance during the execution of the construction. Coordinate needs for on-site presence of design team members throughout the construction period. Utilize the government’s Resident Management System (RMS) to monitor field office and time-sensitive issues. Provide parallel interface with SmithGroup internal tracking.   Generate field reports and documents in accordance with the standards of the client and SmithGroup. An ideal candidate has: Commitment to deliver a landmark health care campus to serve Kentuckiana Veterans well into the future.  15 – 20 years’ experience in the Architecture/Construction Industry. Ability to relocate and/or work on site full time for a period of three (3) to eight (8) years.   Construction contract administration experience with a variety of building use and construction types. Special emphasis on health care projects. Registered Architect or Professional Engineer preferred. The ability to work seamlessly between the joint venture design team partners and SmithGroup. The ability and desire to facilitate communications between a demanding, structured, and knowledgeable owner’s construction team and a joint venture design team and consultants. Clear written and verbal communication skills necessary. Proficiency with basic Office programs including but not limited to Word, Excel, Adobe and Bluebeam.  Knowledge of BIM modeling concepts and responsibilities (but proficiency in BIM software is not required).  Candidate must be able to demonstrate these skills and qualifying experience in their resume submittal and interview.

Senior Estimator | Blinderman Construction

AGC Careers RSS Feed - February 25, 2021 - 5:39pm
Chicago, Illinois, Blinderman is seeking a construction professional capable of estimating hard bid, design-build and conceptual projects. A Senior Estimator at Blinderman works collaboratively with an acquisition team to compile accurate cost estimates for both ground-up and complex renovation projects ranging in size from $1M - $50M. A qualified candidate is very detail oriented, has strong communication/interpersonal skills and the ability to develop, manage and lead estimating efforts in both public and private sectors. At Blinderman you’ll be working in a  creative and innovative problem-solving environment where your individual contribution is vital and makes an immediate impact. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 10 years of technical experience in construction estimating and related functions. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL Extensive knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles. Excellent communication, organizational, supervisory and decision making/problem solving skills. Well organized, flexible, and detail oriented with the ability to multi-task. Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines. Ability to work on multiple projects at one time. POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES: Opportunity Analysis Work together with Program Team Leaders and assist in evaluating opportunity competitive advantages and disadvantages. Assist in developing an overall win-strategy and specific subcontractor strategies. Follow up on means, methods and subcontractors for awarded projects and for projects awarded to other firms to provide feedback for future bids. Estimate Preparation & Pricing Perform in-depth review to understand all bid documents and requirements to assess scope of work, constructability, scheduling and project requirements.  Attend pre-bid meetings and site visits to better understand and define the scope of work and requirements of the estimate. Solicit trade subcontractors, assemble and analyze their bids and negotiate agreements to gain advantage for Blinderman. This position is responsible for handling larger subcontractors and the most complex trade scopes.   - Prepare estimates at different levels of completion (conceptual, schematic, DD, CD, etc.) Understand and coordinate contract requirements for diversity and small business compliance. Prepare detailed cost estimates for self-performed work. Evaluate indirect costs and assist in the development of General Conditions for review. Coordinate bid scopes with the other estimators to identify overlapping scopes and scope gaps. Organize and assemble the bid summary for review. Assist with certain post-bid purchasing activities. Review and incorporate historical data into company cost reports. Subcontractor Management Maintain strong subcontractor relationships to ensure commitment and create advantage for Blinderman. Continuously identify and cultivate new subcontractor relationships in both the private and public sector markets. Regularly attend industry events to perform Subcontractor Outreach. Frequently communicate with operational teams about subcontractor performance. Training and Development Coach, mentor and develop subordinates. Stay current with methods and technologies that assist, streamline and improve Blinderman’s work processes. Maintain proficiency with relevant software, including Excel, On-Screen Takeoff, BuildingConnected, BlueBeam, and P6 & MS Project scheduling software.

Senior Estimator | Blinderman Construction

AGC Careers Feed - February 25, 2021 - 5:39pm
Chicago, Illinois, Blinderman is seeking a construction professional capable of estimating hard bid, design-build and conceptual projects. A Senior Estimator at Blinderman works collaboratively with an acquisition team to compile accurate cost estimates for both ground-up and complex renovation projects ranging in size from $1M - $50M. A qualified candidate is very detail oriented, has strong communication/interpersonal skills and the ability to develop, manage and lead estimating efforts in both public and private sectors. At Blinderman you’ll be working in a  creative and innovative problem-solving environment where your individual contribution is vital and makes an immediate impact. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 10 years of technical experience in construction estimating and related functions. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL Extensive knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles. Excellent communication, organizational, supervisory and decision making/problem solving skills. Well organized, flexible, and detail oriented with the ability to multi-task. Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines. Ability to work on multiple projects at one time. POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES: Opportunity Analysis Work together with Program Team Leaders and assist in evaluating opportunity competitive advantages and disadvantages. Assist in developing an overall win-strategy and specific subcontractor strategies. Follow up on means, methods and subcontractors for awarded projects and for projects awarded to other firms to provide feedback for future bids. Estimate Preparation & Pricing Perform in-depth review to understand all bid documents and requirements to assess scope of work, constructability, scheduling and project requirements.  Attend pre-bid meetings and site visits to better understand and define the scope of work and requirements of the estimate. Solicit trade subcontractors, assemble and analyze their bids and negotiate agreements to gain advantage for Blinderman. This position is responsible for handling larger subcontractors and the most complex trade scopes.   - Prepare estimates at different levels of completion (conceptual, schematic, DD, CD, etc.) Understand and coordinate contract requirements for diversity and small business compliance. Prepare detailed cost estimates for self-performed work. Evaluate indirect costs and assist in the development of General Conditions for review. Coordinate bid scopes with the other estimators to identify overlapping scopes and scope gaps. Organize and assemble the bid summary for review. Assist with certain post-bid purchasing activities. Review and incorporate historical data into company cost reports. Subcontractor Management Maintain strong subcontractor relationships to ensure commitment and create advantage for Blinderman. Continuously identify and cultivate new subcontractor relationships in both the private and public sector markets. Regularly attend industry events to perform Subcontractor Outreach. Frequently communicate with operational teams about subcontractor performance. Training and Development Coach, mentor and develop subordinates. Stay current with methods and technologies that assist, streamline and improve Blinderman’s work processes. Maintain proficiency with relevant software, including Excel, On-Screen Takeoff, BuildingConnected, BlueBeam, and P6 & MS Project scheduling software.

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AGC Careers Feed - February 25, 2021 - 5:24pm
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Manager, Estimating , Scheduling, Risk and Value Engineering | Capital Metro

AGC Careers Feed - February 25, 2021 - 4:54pm
Austin, Texas, Job Summary: The Manager of Estimating, Scheduling, Risk and Value Engineering reports directly to the Director of Scheduling and Program Controls.  This position is responsible for the activities and operations of the cost estimating, scheduling, risk management and value engineering team and consultants for all Austin Transit Partnership (ATP) capital project schedules, standards, coding structure, and reporting formats to ensure consistent development and management of all ATP’s schedules.  Responsible for the oversight in the development of risk assessments and analysis activities with risk manager, the needs with other divisions; and supervision of value engineering activities for all capital projects. This job is responsible for the development of policies and procedures to ensure that all of the scheduling, reporting, risk management and value engineering programs follow Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) and industry standards. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: •Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Public Administration, Business or related field.   •Eight (8) years of engineering, construction, or transportation industry configuration management, change coordination, and change processing experience that involves heavy records and data management, communication, and organizational management skills. •Proven experience with Primavera schedules. OR  An equivalent combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics consistent with the required qualifications.  For Further Information and to Apply: https://capmetro.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/5/home/requisition/161?c=capmetro

Senior Engineer (Civil) | San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)

AGC Careers Feed - February 25, 2021 - 4:37pm
Moccasin, California, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)   5211 Senior Engineer (Civil) Hetch Hetchy Water and Power Moccasin, California   Salary: $158,392.00 - $192,504.00/year WORK LOCATION: Moccasin, California  Deadline: 3/16/2021 5:00:00 PM   For full job description and apply information, please visit us at: https://www.jobapscloud.com/SF/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=pex&R2=5211&R3=108824   POSITION DESCRIPTION The 5211 Senior Civil Engineer will manage the Hydropower Civil Engineering Department Management Plan & Implementation project. The 5211 Senior Civil Engineer is required to maintain a high degree of technical competency within the hydropower discipline and will manage HHWP’s civil engineering team to execute critical civil engineering tasks. Hetch Hetchy Water & Power (HHWP) is responsible for a diverse set of water and power assets that require civil engineering expertise to maintain and operate. This system nearly spans the width of California, which will require heavy civil engineering knowledge in dams, tunnels, penstocks, roads, bridges, power transmission towers, and large diameter pipelines. As the Civil Engineering Department Supervisor, the 5211 Senior Civil Engineer is responsible to supervise a team of 5 to 8 civil engineers of varying experience levels, which includes organizing work, performing quality control tasks, writing correspondence to regulators, coordinating with other technical departments, and completing performance reviews.   Under general administrative direction, manages and directs the activities of professional and technical engineering, architecture and/or landscape architecture personnel performing highly technical and administrative functions in connection with the design, construction, operation and maintenance of projects and systems; supervises and/or directs subordinates in the preparation of designs, drawings, specifications and cost estimates for a variety of engineering, architectural and/or landscape architectural design and construction projects and/or construction inspection or personnel engaged in the most difficult and responsible professional engineering, architectural and/or landscape architectural work in the field and office.   Essential functions: Directs, supervises and coordinates the design of complex engineering/architecture/landscape architecture projects, ensuring that codes, standards, and project requirements are met; plans and develops projects, budgets and staff for a wide variety of design activities. Interviews, selects, trains, monitors, and evaluates departmental staff and consultants to ensure that work methods and work flow are effective; assures that written performance goals and objectives are prepared for employees; monitors the work of and evaluates, counsels and disciplines subordinate staff as necessary; and reviews and approves technical training programs for staff. Plans, organizes and directs the administration and management of contracts; reviews, evaluates and makes recommendations for and/or approves contracts, contract modifications, specifications, related documents, and the settlement of claims. Directs, supervises and reviews the preparation of complex construction contract and construction documents by establishing priorities, assigning tasks, allocating resources and monitoring progress to assure quality and cost effective performance of design work. Prepares and supervises the preparation of difficult and complex design drawings, specifications, and quantity and cost estimates. Establishes and implements departmental policies, procedures and administrative directives in accordance with applicable laws, ordinances, codes, standards, rules, regulations, and legislative policies and procedures by interpreting, explaining, monitoring, and evaluating the functional activities of the organization. Manages projects through planning, scheduling and monitoring critical milestones to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget. Directs, reviews and supervises the review of shop drawings by contractors and other work of professional consulting firms employed to design various projects. Checks and reviews specifications, estimates and computations prepared by consultants and subordinate staff members. Supervises field inspection staff working on projects under construction and proposed projects to assure conformance with plans and specifications and initiates new projects. May participate in field inspections when necessary. Coordinates all activities between a unit and other sections, bureaus, departments, outside agencies, and consultants and/or contractors. Consults with technical staff, public officials, and others to resolve differences among professional personnel; identifies problems, develops and compares alternatives and makes decisions or recommendations for effective problem resolution. Conducts meetings and makes presentations to Boards, Commissions, committees, approval agencies, staff and the general public for the purpose of providing accurate information, explaining policies, and providing recommendations and/or solutions. Represents the City and consults with government officials, business and civic organizations in connection with specific departmental issues. Writes, and/or reviews and approves letters, reports, memos, recommendations, routine correspondence and other documents. Performs other related duties as assigned.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS If you are interested in a job like this, we are looking for people that have the following: Any combination of education, training and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain this would be:   Engineering Specialty: Seven (7) years of verifiable professional engineering (e.g. civil, mechanical, electrical, sanitary/chemical/environmental, or transportation /traffic) work experience of which four (4) years of that experience must be as a licensed professional engineer. Two (2) of the seven (7) years must be equivalent to the City and County of San Francisco class 5241 Engineer in the specialty you are applying for; AND Requires possession of a baccalaureate degree with major course work in engineering, architecture and/or landscape architecture.   Substitution: A Master's Degree in Engineering, Architecture or Landscape Architecture may substitute for one-year work experience. A Ph. D. in Engineering, Architecture or Landscape Architecture may substitute for two years work experience.   All positions require possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer, Architect or Landscape Architect in the State of California.   Most positions require a valid driver's license.   DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Civil Engineering   Notes: Engineering Specialty: Engineering certification must be in one of the following disciplines: Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Environmental, or Transportation (Traffic). A Grade Four Certificate in Water/Wastewater Treatment Operation (CA) may substitute for one year of non-licensed work experience in the Sanitary specialty. Some engineering positions may require possession of a certificate issued by the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO), International Code Council (ICC) or an equivalent certifying body.   Some positions may require additional special engineering licensing and/or work experience in areas such as Construction Management, Structural Design, Corrosion, Fire Protection, Geo-technical Engineering, Environmental, or Instrumentation and Control Systems. Additional specialty areas may be determined at a later time.   Verification: Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted. All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included in the “Education” and “Training and Employment Record” sections of the City and County of San Francisco online application by the filing deadline. A resume does NOT substitute for this section of the City application and will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.   Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.   If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456 .   Verification of required work experience typically must be on the employer’s letterhead, and must include the applicant’s name, job title, description of job duties, dates of employment, hours per week, and signature of the employer, supervisor, or appropriate representative.    Employees of the City and County of San Francisco may submit performance evaluations showing duties performed to verify qualifying City experience. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules. CCSF employees will not receive credit for experience obtained outside of their classification unless recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Rule 110.9.1/111A.11.2.    Experience claimed in self-employment will only be accepted if supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to minimum qualifications above. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupation and total earnings must be submitted.        Verification of required valid licensure/certification typically must be a photocopy of the license/certificate including the name of the issuing agency as well as the name of the license/certificate holder, license/certificate number, and expiration date.   Equal Employment Opportunity: The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

Everyone’s Voice Matters

Constructor Magazine - February 25, 2021 - 4:31pm
In 2020, the nation saw a wave of unprecedented events that paved the way for necessary growth and change business, communities and the industry. In particular, the unjustified killing of George Floyd and the protests against police brutality, triggered critical conversations across the country about the dangerous effect of systemic racism on every facet of society, including the construction industry.

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