Position Description

Construction Office Engineer (SLO)
Location CA - San Luis Obispo
Job Code CMOE
# of openings 1
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Job Summary

Under supervision of the Resident Engineer, the Construction Office Engineer is responsible for the administrative duties required for the support of construction management and contract administration on public works construction projects.


Job Duties

  • Provides support and coordination for multi-discipline team (i.e., Resident Engineer, Inspectors, Designers) and multiple stakeholders (i.e. Client, Contractor, Regulatory Agency, Utility Company) for a given project.
  • Organizes and maintains complete, up-to-date project records.
  • Tracks time and budgets, schedules, and resources.
  • Tracks status and progress of project submittals, RFI’s, CCO’s, and other project documents.
  • Assists in the preparation of progress pay estimates.
  • Communicates verbally and formally with client representatives, contractors, and engineers.
  • Attends construction meetings as required. Prepares meeting agendas and minutes.
  • Provides assistance with research tasks (cost gathering and comparison, CCO and claim documentation, etc.).
  • Establishes contacts and coordinates with clients, departments, regulatory agencies, utility companies and contractors to obtain or furnish required project records and documents.
  • Prepares and updates schedules in Microsoft Project and other scheduling software.
  • Updates project manager/Resident Engineer on progress of work and informs him/her of problems and questions.
  • Provides project document control for plans and specifications, project documentation, submittals, RFI’s, meeting agendas and minutes, project closeout documents, project contacts, daily reports, and project correspondence.
  • Works closely with project team to implement project requirements and tasks as well as office procedures, policies and guidelines. 


Qualifications, Skills, and Job Requirements

  • Degree in Construction Management or Engineering preferred. May accept four years relevant experience as an alternative to degree.
  • Must have at least four years of design and/or construction project administration experience.
  • Must be able to work within the core hours of contractors (7am - 4pm).
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel required.
  • Must be highly organized.
  • Specific experience in one or more of the following fields strongly preferred: transportation infrastructure, earthwork, pipelines; water/wastewater infrastructure and utility systems
  • Proficiency in MS Projects preferred.
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