Project Engineer II – West Los Angeles College

    • Location: West Los Angeles College
    • Post Date: July 20, 2018
    • Due Date: August 6, 2018 – 3:00PM
    • Short list post: Week of August 6, 2018
    • Interviews: Week of August 13, 2018
    • Anticipated Start: August 2018


    • Review the position description below.
    • Please complete the qualifications and resume template provided. Resume to be no more than 3 pages single sided.
    • Any incomplete submissions or submissions made not utilizing the provided templates will not be considered.
    • Please ensure that all applications submitted fulfill the minimum requirements.
    • Submit the Position Qualifications Template with Resumes via Planet Bids by the due date specified above.
    • Direct any questions regarding this posting to the Planet Bids site.
    • Do not contact District personnel or campus staff regarding this request.
    • If a resume is submitted by more than one team, all submissions of that resume will be discarded.

    Position Description:

    • Provides technical and engineering support to the College Project Teams (CPT) including Project Managers and Construction Managers
    • Coordinates with Program Management Office (PMO) staff, contractors, architects, engineers, inspectors, consultants and College staff
    • Participates in, and occasionally runs, design or construction meetings
    • Makes field checks on construction, demolition, rehabilitation, alteration addition or repair projects to determine compliance with job specifications, plans, established College standards, and Division of the State Architect (DSA) requirements
    • Reads and interprets construction plans and shop drawings
    • Assists in preparing written materials including correspondence, reports, procedures, and guidelines
    • Supports development of weekly/monthly status and photos reports for project team
    • Reviews, estimates, negotiates, and processes construction change orders and construction field orders
    • Reviews and enforces construction and professional services contracts
    • Manages and directs contractors and outside consultants including reviewing and approving invoices
    • Assesses project risks and develops risk registers including mitigation strategies
    • Facilitates resolutions of construction and design issues
    • Coordinates with Architects for timely and accurate responses to requests for information, submittals, Construction Change Documents, etc..
    • Generates and distributes meeting minutes (construction meetings, design meetings, etc..)
    • Confirms contractor’s maintenance of record drawings prior to monthly progress payments to the Contractor
    • Maintain project files in both electronic and paper format
    • Reviews submittals for conformance to plans and specifications
    • Generates and drafts Proposed Board Actions (PBA)
    • Other job-related duties or projects as assigned

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

    • 5-8 years minimum recent professional experience in a similar or equivalent position involved in project or construction
    • BS/BA Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related degree. Additional qualifying experience in excess to the minimum stated above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to take initiative and make sound decisions.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience on Educational programs/projects.
    • Experience on Division of State Architect (DSA) projects.
    • Experience on Central plant projects.
    • Experience on large public works programs.
    • Experience with Proliance or similar PMIS systems
    • Professional Engineer License (PE), Certified Construction Manager (CCM), or similar credentials
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