Structural Project Engineer (Infrastructure)

Sacramento, CA posted on July 30

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Balfour Beatty is seeking a Structural Project Engineer for our $300M project in Elk Grove, California. This project is an expansion of Sacramento County’s already existing Regional Waste Water Treatment Plant. Balfour Beatty’s scope of work includes extensive structural and mechanical improvements through the addition of a Tertiary Treatment Facility. 

As the Structural Project Engineer you will assist the Project Manager and Project Superintendent with both short term and long term planning and the daily execution of the construction project as it relates to concrete and CMU structures. You will be responsible for confirming correctness of the project schedule as it pertains to structural work assigned to you by the project manager, by managing the process of submittal approvals, preparing and coordinating work packages with field operations, coordinating the timely delivery of material, and maintaining schedules and budgets.

Essential Functions  

  • Ensure that all work is planned ahead of time with safety in mind.
  • Assist project management by proactively managing the project budget by controlling costs, identifying work not covered by subcontractor’s scope of work/budget and ensuring the success of office support functions related to the overall cost and schedule completion.
  • Responsible for proactive administration of reviewing and processing all submittal data and shop drawings to ensure project schedules are expedited and materials are delivered on time.
  • Conduct preconstruction meetings with subcontractors, assisted by the superintendent.
  • Serve as onsite quality manager and enforce quality standards on assigned subcontractors ensuring that their work complies with the contract requirements, assisted by field engineers.
  • Generate and distribute proposal change documents to Subcontractors/Suppliers and assist in collecting pricing and/or prepare change proposal requests for internal pricing review.
  • Ensure all clarifications, changes, directives, RFIs etc. are updated on the “as-built” drawings and are fully coordinated with company supervision and all assigned subcontractors/suppliers.
  • Responsible for submitting owner required close-out documents and assisting subcontractors/suppliers in scheduling owner required training and documentation.
  • Assist startup manager in compiling assigned vendor and subcontractor startup forms in a timely manner prior to and during startup.
  • Act in a manner of integrity that demonstrates support for the company values and employees, while maintaining constant focus on meeting/exceeding customer requirements and expectations as economically as possible.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction management or related field required.
  • Must have experience with large cast in place concrete structure construction.
  • Including knowledge of concrete forming systems and standard practices.
  • 1 year or more of structural engineer experience required. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook) required. 

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Structural engineering, civil engineering preferred.
  • Prefer 5+ years’ treatment plant construction experience.
  • Experience organizing people, tools and equipment.
  • Plan/manage multiple activities to accomplish desired results.
  • Some working knowledge of Autocad, any Revit experience, or P6 experience a plus.

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Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, our teams build the unique structures and infrastructure that play an important role in how people live, work, learn and play in our communities. Our teammates have an instinctive passion for innovating that is fueled by a relentless curiosity, a drive to employ lean practices and processes and the determination to find a better way. Through Zero Harm®, we are challenging the construction industry’s assumptions about safety. We believe that no level of harm should come to anyone as a result of our business.

Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors, by Engineering News-Record, our US business is a subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY).

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.