AECOM Construction Project Engineer in Susanville, California

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Construction Project Engineer

United States of America - California


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Construction Project Engineer for immediate employment for a project in Susanville, CA. Candidate will be expected to work with and provide support for the on-site Construction Manager or the Senior Construction Manager and associated support team members including estimators, CEQA consultants, engineers, architects, contractors on corrections projects within California.


  • Creates value to the customer by developing strong working relationships; proactive thinking and actions; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; problems solving and identifying continual improvements.

  • Assists in preparation of construction monthly progress reports for presentations at team and executive session meetings by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing construction data and trends.

  • Coordinates work between Institution, Contractor and others to assure timely progression of work.

  • Manages the RFI and submittal review process. Screens RFIs for errors and inconsistencies.

  • Maintains project control logs including: Submittal, RFIs, PCOs, COs, Owner Requested Changes, Payments, Deficiency Notices, etc. in the Project’s MIS and confirms logs with Contractor on a weekly basis.

  • Maintains and distributes current contract plans and specifications to the Team. Ensures RFIs are posted and current for the Inspectors’ use.

  • Confirms contractor’s maintenance of record drawings and as-builts.

  • Assists in coordinating field activities with State Inspectors, including: coordinates field activities with the Team, observes work in the field and assists DGS’ Inspectors as necessary, and assists DGS inspectors to prepare and manage Deficiency Notices.

  • Develops Owner estimates for proposed change orders (PCOs), prepares PCO documentation, and provides evaluation of Contractor proposals when requested.

  • Inventories Contractor’s materials and equipment purchased for use by CDCR. Evaluates labor costs and summarizes labor spent to date for Contractor and various subcontractors.

  • Reviews and provides comments on Contractor’s monthly schedule updates.

  • Monitors the response time for the Owner’s (Action) submittal reviews and facilitates prompt closure to all open items.

  • Monitors the response time for the Owner’s RFI reviews and facilitates prompt closure to all open items.

  • Assists in preparing meeting minutes.

  • Assists in coordinating site access and traffic management within the Institution.

  • Assists in monitoring Contactor compliance with the EIR MMRP requirements.

  • Assists in Punchlist coordination and Owner activities.

  • Assists in the coordination of start-up and contract closeout activities.

  • Prepares weekly Contingency and RFC/Submittal Exception Reports in FRAME.

  • Documents, updates, monitors and reports project costs and trends against project contingencies.

  • Assists in the review of pay applications for accuracy before forwarding to CDCR for approval.

  • Prepares special reports as requested by the Program Manager.

  • Other duties as directed.

Minimum Requirements

  • 2+ years project experience ranging from $10M and above as a Project Engineer.

  • Must demonstrate experience and knowledge in project scheduling, estimating (with Means or Saylor or similar manuals), technical report writing, developing technical scopes of work and change order control processing.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge in working with construction MIS such as Prolog, or similar systems.

  • Demonstrate proactive problem solving skills.

  • Strong customer service skills.

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Ability to use working knowledge of working environment to meet established goals and objectives.

  • Must be able to pass CDCR security clearance criteria for entry into active prison sites.

  • Superior knowledge in MS Office Professional Suite, (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Primavera Scheduling Software, and SharePoint.

  • HS Diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience on California public works projects, preferably with the California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).

  • Healthcare work a plus.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or related field or equivalent practical experience.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Construction

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187535BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.