Resident Engineer

AECOM   •  

San Francisco, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 31 days ago

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Resident Engineer for immediate employment in the San Francisco, CA  office. Resident Engineer (RE) is responsible for the day-to-day management of field construction and assure that the contract (Work Package) is completed with safety, quality and minimum disruption to the businesses, pedestrians and traffic, in accordance with the contract (Work Package) documents and as scheduled.  The RE shall report to the CM.  The RE is assisted on an as-needed basis by Office/Field Engineers, Inspectors, Quality Assurance staff, and surveying, testing, safety, environmental and special inspection services.

REs are responsible for supervising and quality of the work of assigned staff, and assuring the quality of contractor activities. 

The duties and responsibilities of RE’s include:

  • Prime contact person with the contractor and liaison between the contractor and Owner, other City agencies, and the public for coordination of contract (Work Package) work, and investigation, and resolution of complaints.
  • The RE is the “Engineer” as used in the contract documents.  Manage, answer (whenever possible) and approve responses to Requests for Information (RFI’s). Manage, review (whenever possible) and approve submittals.
  • Lead and supervise Engineers and Inspectors assigned onsite to manage contract (Work Package) activities, known as the construction team.  Assure that all required tests, operations, measurements and inspections are satisfactorily completed and documented.
  • Monitor the construction quality control, safety, security, traffic and pedestrian routing & facilities, clean-up, and compliance with contract requirements.  Initiate corrective actions to resolve issues.
  • Prepare contract payment and modification documents
  • Issue all changes to the contract, determine schedule impacts, and estimate the cost of changed work.  Negotiate, recommend and approve contract changes within his/her authority.
  • Ensure that reports and other field documents required to manage the contract are completed, filed and maintained in the proper manner
  • Monitor and review contractor’s schedule and assist the contractor to re sequence or revise work to mitigate delays and damages.  Actively pursue the resolution of field disputes.  Keep the CM informed of field changes, disputes, problems, delays and overruns.
  • Report on performance, quality, staffing and other matters to the CM
  • Investigate and assist Public Outreach with public complaints

Minimum Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience
  • Knowledge and experience working with the systems elements on rail transit systems, including but not limited to:
    • Overhead Contact System, Subway and Surface; Traction Power; Track Switch and Signal  & Crossover Control System
    • Train Control, Traffic Signals; ticket vending machines, signage, advertising panels, public address system, talking signs, closed circuit television cameras
    • Clipper, Nextbus, seats, trash receptacles and art enhancements.


Preferred Qualifications

  • None

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.
NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.