The Resident Engineer will supervise the inspection and technical work performance of MBTA Construction projects. The Resident Engineer will report to the Project Manager.
Duties & Responsibilities
Supervise and instruct assigned construction inspectors and other field staff.
Conduct field inspections and investigations, ensuring the effective performance of construction activities as well as their conformance with project plans and specifications.
Check construction records and document progress to identify project schedules and cost problem areas, making recommendations as needed.
Oversee project work in accordance with, but not limited to, the Resident Engineer's Manual, Project Controls Manual and Change Order Guidelines.
Confer with contractor representatives, State and other officials concerning construction work.
Coordinate with other MBTA departments, including Railroad Operations and Engineering & Maintenance as required.
Hold periodic conferences with project personnel to review work plans and individual responsibility.
Conduct regular safety inspection "walk downs."
Recommend approval of variations from plans and specifications.
Coordinate installation activities.
Review technical correspondence with contractors to check technical accuracy and promptness of payments.
Ensure budgetary goals are met and that all work is performed in a timely and cost effective manner.
Obtain necessary certifications to advance the construction process as well as to ensure proper project closeout.
Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites.
Respond to emergencies, either directly or through subordinates, on a twenty-four (24) hour, seven (7) day per week basis.
Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor or coworker in a courteous and professional manner.
Uphold the rights and interests of the Authority while building and maintaining an effective relationship with employees.
Assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the Authority's rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti-Retaliation policies.
Perform other related duties and projects as assigned.
A Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering or a related field from an accredited institution.
Four (4) years of experience in heavy construction, with experience directing work on commercial and/or large scale construction projects.
Related experience in a supervisory capacity.
Effective organizational, multitasking, time management and interpersonal skill. Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Database applications.
The ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, background screenings, and the MBTA's medical requirements, including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening.
The ability to effectively communicate with regulatory agencies, community organizations and others on technical and sensitive matters.
The ability to complete all required Authority training.
Excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills.
The ability to provide internal and external customers with a courteous and professional experience.
Have a satisfactory work record including overall employment, job performance, discipline and safety records. For internal candidates, the aforementioned applies to the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of the posting. Infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration.
The ability to work any and all shifts and/or locations as assigned or directed.
Respond, either directly or through subordinates to emergencies a on a twenty-four (24) hour, seven (7) seven day per week basis.
The ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce
An Associate's degree from an accredited institution in Construction Management or a related field and additional years of experience in heavy construction, with experience directing work on commercial and/or large scale construction projects may be substituted for the Bachelor's degree requirement.
A Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field from an accredited institution.
Experience in transit industry heavy construction.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, often referred to as the MBTA or simply The T, is the public operator of most bus, subway, commuter rail and ferry systems in the greater Boston, Massachusetts, area. The MBTA is the largest transit provider in New England, and the fifth largest in the country. The MBTA directly operates or contracts out for service using eight different modes: heavy... rail, light rail, bus rapid transit, local/express bus, trackless trolley, commuter rail, commuter boat, and paratransit. In Boston, 55% of all work trips and 42% of all trips into downtown are made by transit. The MBTA district is made up of 175 communities with a total population of 4.7 million. Almost three-quarters of all Massachusetts residents live within the MBTA service area.