Electrical/Electronics and Mechanical Engineering:
Mechanical Engineering Technology
2 Year Degree
The ideal candidate will provide construction observation for municipal, county, state and federal projects as well as transportation authority and agency work including roadways, bridges, culverts, water supply and distribution systems, sanitary sewer collection and treatment systems, and storm sewer systems construction.
Providing extensive on-site observation of construction projects and serve as the Engineer’s liaison with Contractor.
Conduct on-site observations of the work in progress to assist the Engineer in determining if the work is proceeding in accordance with the Contract Documents.
Provide and maintain all records related to the project.
Document all on-site observations of construction progress, equipment on-site, manpower on-site, materials on-site and any and all deficiencies on a Daily Inspection Report. This Report is to be turned in to the Senior Construction Observer either in hardcopy or electronically.
Review applications for payment with Contractor and confer with Engineer on recommendations for progress payments.
Ensure job site is maintained in a safe, neat, and orderly fashion by the Contractor.
Ensure that all safety precautions and traffic control measures are in place and operational.
Demonstrate an ability and desire to work.
Read and use architectural and engineering blue prints and specifications to ensure conformance of work by Contractor.
Perform all duties in a safe manner.
Prepare a final punch list at substantial completion, and perform final project review for project closeout.
Be knowledgeable in all phases of the work being inspected.
Good communication skills, with the ability to work with others and the public.
Self-motivated, organized, and focused, with good attention to detail.
Must be able and willing to work the hours necessary to meet the demands of an ever-changing workload or the completion of any assigned project(s).
Properly care for and maintain any and all company issued equipment and materials.
Assist in the preparation of budgets and estimates and well as material take-offs as required.
Must be accessible by phone during the course of the work day.
All Construction Observers are required to enter their time and expenses on any projects into the Deltek Vision web-based system on a daily basis.
Perform all other duties as assigned by the Department Head or Assistant Department Head.
Minimum of 5 years of Construction Observation experience or construction experience directly related to one or all of the following disciplines: water supply and distribution systems, sanitary sewer collection and treatment systems, storm sewer systems, and roadway construction.
Must have a Valid Driver’s License.
High School diploma required, but an Associate’s Degree is preferred.
NICET Certification in Heavy Highway Construction Level II or better.
Must have computer literacy in all Microsoft Office software.
Valid driver’s license
The employee may also be required to receive and/or renew the following certifications at the discretion of the Department Head within 12 months after the date of hire:
ACI Field Technician Certification
Work Zone Safety
OSHA 10 and/or OSHA 30
OSHA Hazwoper 24
NJDOT Traffic Control Coordinator
New Jersey Society of Asphalt Technicians – Field Testing
NACE CIP Level 1+
PennDOT Concrete Technician Certification
NECEPT Bituminous Field Technician Certification
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
While performing the duties of a Construction Observer, the employee typically works in the field and may be exposed to outside weather conditions. Computer/technology is required to document and report work performed. The position requires the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
This company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all qualified, interested parties, regardless of race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other protected classification under national or local law.
While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.
Founded in 1901, RVE has grown continuously to nearly 300 employees in 11 offices throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and now Maryland.
RVE is a full-service engineering consulting firm that provides design, planning, and construction management/inspection services to our clients. Our staff includes Professional Engineers (civil, mechanical, electrical, structural, transportation, sa...nitary, and environmental), Professional Planners, Certified Landscape Architects, Certified Inspectors, Surveyors, CADD Designers, and administrative support personnel. The Engineering News Record consistently ranks RVE in the Top 300 design firms and Top 100 construction management firms in the nation.
As a firm, RVE has long supported and currently supports a variety of on-call, general engineering consultant (GEC), and construction management contracts.