The Resident Engineer serves as the company representative at the work site to ensure that the work performed by the contractor is in accordance with the plans and specifications. May work with the Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Tollway, City of Chicago, Metra, various Municipalities and Sub Consultants. Requires a comprehensive knowledge of engineering and construction-related processes, as well as industry practices. Must possess the ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications and identify discrepancies or conflicts within documents. Also requires excellent written and oral communication skills, a familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering and construction, and the proven ability for performing in a supervisory capacity on a project.
Monitoring the progress of the work
Oversight of project documentation
Set up and maintenance of project filing system
Maintaining Quantity Book
- Upkeep of Daily Logs and Contractor Logs
- Conducting weekly progress meetings
- Maintaining monthly pay estimates
- Maintaining project records to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and regulations
- Initiate correspondence
Recognizing/acting promptly on potential changes or additional work to the contract, conflicts or ambiguities in the plans and specifications, and changes in field conditions.
Bachelor Degree in Engineering
P.E. License preferred
7+ years’ experience with the concepts and practices within the construction field.
Successfully served as Resident Engineer on at least one transportation project with a minimum construction value of $10 million.
Must be experienced in oversight of staff and sub consultants and have the ability to effectively and efficiently deal with clients to assist in the resolution of project issues.
Wight & Company offers excellent benefits and a wonderful work environment. For more information about our company, visit our website at www.wightco.com. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume to HR@wightco.com.
Established in 1939, Wight & Company is one of the country’s top-ranked design firms offering architecture, interior design, engineering and construction services to public and private sector clients. With diverse market strengths, Wight’s expertise spans education, corporate, commercial, retail, municipal and federal sectors. The firm maintains a team of 175 professionals in two offices: Darien..., IL and Chicago, IL. Led by the talents and insight of its people, Wight creates enduring client relationships founded on trust and sustained by performance beyond expectations. The firm focuses on what clients consider important - the advancement of organizational goals, aligning missions with facilities, employee productivity, healthy environments, and energy efficiency delivered through an innovative process. Wight believes sustainable design is an irreversible movement that continues to alter how buildings are conceived and constructed. The firm integrates varying degrees of green design into each project to help clients achieve the level of sustainability best suited to their needs. With over 60 LEED Accredited Professionals and over 35 LEED registered and certified projects, Wight is a recognized leader in sustainable design.
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