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Construction Resident Engineer/Sr. Asst. R.E.


Scope Summary

Supervise the planning, coordination and implementation of construction and transportation projects. The types of projects vary, ranging from constructing bridges to the development of roads and highways. Resident Engineers are critical for VSCE as they ensure the projects adhere to all plans and regulations and that safety measures are appropriately taken.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work as lead Construction Management resource to coordinate and oversee the development and construction of transportation projects. 
  • Work collaborative with multiple stakeholders such as contractors on concurrent contracts, etc.  and apply appropriate communication techniques to achieve project objectives.
  • Drive resolution and oversight of design issues, daily reports, change orders, preventing or negotiating claims, and preparation of monthly progress estimates.
  • Effectively supervise multiple teams performing field inspections in materials testing, utility relocations, surveying requests, contract, construction documentation, progress meetings, quantity estimates, change orders, and avoidance/resolution of claims in accordance with client manuals.
  • Collaborate with public figures or personally address media as allowed by contract specifications to inspire community support and promote a safe work environment.
  • Develop, prepare and present reports, proposals, memos and community outreach documentation.
  • Perform other duties as needed

The Day to Day Behaviors of the Role

  • Have genuine care about people; always available and ready to help.
  • Problem-solver — you identify the issue, engage others in collaborative solutions, handle issues promptly and appropriately.
  • You take pride in meeting goals, expectations and reaching excellence and accuracy at work.
  • You can be counted on to hold things together during tough times.
  • You have a history of making good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment.
  • You are always willing to assist in other areas as needed.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or Construction Management
  • A minimum of 10 years of project management experience leading standalone construction management teams on large-scale infrastructure projects. 
  • Construction experience with roads, bridges, transit lines (bus or rail) airports, or major existing operating commercial buildings. Caltrans District 4 experience desired.
  • Previous experience with public utilities construction manuals, Caltrans’ Construction Manual a plus. 
  • Licensed as a professional engineer preferred. 
  • Must be proactive, organized, and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Always curious and always learning

Technical Tools Used in the Project:

  • Microsoft Office, Prolog (basic), Wong CMS, MS. Office Suite, MS Project, Bluebeam, Timberline and Primavera Schedule Software

What We Offer:

  • An environment that values your work, volunteerism and relevant professional organizations engagement
  • A team that invests in your development and your community commitments
  • Opportunity to shape the future of construction management
  • A strong commitment to wellness

VSCE is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages people of color, women, and LGBTQ applicants to apply.

We participate in E-Verify.

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