The Construction Engineer serves as the company representative at the work site to ensure that the work performed by the contractor is in accordance with the plans and specifications. May work with the Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Tollway, City of Chicago, Metra, various Municipalities and Sub Consultants. Requires knowledge of engineering and construction-related processes, as well as industry practices. Must possess the ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications and identify discrepancies or conflicts within documents. Also requires excellent written and oral communication skills, a familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering and construction, and the proven ability for performing in a supervisory capacity on a project.
Monitoring the progress of the work
Oversight of project documentation
Set up and maintenance of project filing system
Maintaining Quantity Book
- Upkeep of Daily Logs and Contractor Logs
- Conducting weekly progress meetings
- Maintaining monthly pay estimates
- Maintaining project records to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and regulations
- Initiate correspondence
Recognizing/acting promptly on potential changes or additional work to the contract, conflicts or ambiguities in the plans and specifications, and changes in field conditions.
Bachelor Degree in Engineering
E. License preferred
7+ years’ experience with the concepts and practices within the construction field.
Successfully served as Construction Engineer on at least one transportation project with a minimum construction value of $10 million.
Must be experienced in collaborating with staff and sub consultants and have the ability to effectively and efficiently deal with clients to assist in the resolution of project issues.
Wight & Company offers excellent benefits and a wonderful work environment. For more information about our company, visit our website at www.wightco.com. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume to HR@wightco.com.
Internal Number: tr07092018
About Wight & Company
Wight is an Integrated services company with solutions for the built environment. From Inspiration to Implementation, the design professionals at Wight & Company draw our creativity from your vision. We weave our expertise into the design response, developing an appropriate architectural expression to the wants and needs of our clients, and the physical context of each individual assignment. From Inspiration to Implementation, the professional engineers at Wight & Company leverage our expertise to support and enhance the clients’ vision. We plan, calculate and execute with precision, resulting in superior infrastructure, transportation and development solutions. In partnership with your design team or as a sole source integrated design builder, Wight Construction is a professional project delivery partner. The people, systems and processes we provide are unmatched in sophistication and reliability. This expertise includes LEED™ AP construction managers, who provide leadership for projects with sustainable characteristics. From minor renovation work, to multi-phase major rehabilitation, to major new construction assignments, clients rely upon Wight for a partnership that delivers re...sults, both in terms of the process as well as the built environment. Sustainable design and construction practices benefit clients, their end users and the world at the same time – and Wight considers them for each project. We’ve been practicing sustainability since the receiving one of the first Pilot Project certifications implemented under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating.