Office Engineer

    Jacobs Engineering
    New york, NY
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

    We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

    This position will be located in Dannemora, NY. Preference for local candidates only as there will be no relocation offered.

    Position Summary

    Our team is experiencing exciting growth within our established practice therefore we need to hire an Office Engineer to the team. The Office Engineer is responsible for assuring compliance with all plans, specifications, standards and codes. This position requires good communication (both verbal and written) skills, good independent decision making capabilities, and a clear understanding of when issues need to get escalated to the RE. This position also requires a familiarity with the MS Office software. Duties are as follows:
    • Monitors the project schedule and budget
    • Provides document control oversight and performs document control when needed
    • Prepare for preconstruction meeting (agenda, early action letter)
    • Oversee Setup and maintenance of project files
    • Process / distribute / review submittals, RFIs, project documents, correspondence
    • Generates progress pay estimate or reviews contractor payment application for accuracy; ensures audit proof documentation is compiled for each pay estimate
    • Manage RFI's, including distribution and log
    • Assist Inspector in generating monthly quantity calculations
    • Perform labor compliance / EEO reviews / interviews
    • Perform claims management tasks
    • Perform schedule reviewing tasks
    • Prepare correspondence
    • Reviews certified payrolls and extra work bills for compliance with prevailing wage laws; conducting or coordinating labor compliance interviews, and documenting nonconformance
    • Oversee Maintenance of all project logs
    • Draft change orders/change notices
    • Responsible for assisting the resident engineer with claims mitigation and dispute resolution, including but not limited to: generating independent cost estimates and scheduling impact analysis; preparing position papers; and presenting to dispute review boards
    • Contract close-out

    Qualifications :
    • BS in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management preferred
    • Good written and verbal communication skills including the proficient use of MS Office tools (Word, Excel, etc.) is required
    • Ability to work as part of a team
    • Exhibits planning and organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure on multiple project deadlines
    • Demonstrated ability to see a project through to completion
    • OSHA 30hr certified
    • Proficient with web-based submittal collaboration systems
    • Working knowledge with project scheduling software (i.e. Oracle Primavera)
    Essential Functions:

    Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

    At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.



    Posting ID: 556643110Posted: 2020-05-21