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  • Engineering Technician - Construction

    Job Locations US-NY-Mattydale
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Engineering - Facility/Construction
    Recruiter: Phones : Number
    (757) 502-4101
    Recruiter: Phones : Extension
  • Overview

    SJS Executives is searching for a Construction Engineering Technician, to support it's client, NOSC Syracuse.


    Part time, day shift.



    Quality Assurance

    • Provide overall coordination of the construction quality management program for assigned projects.
    • In conjunction with the Construction Manager (CM), review and provide recommendations toward approval of contractor quality control plan.
    • Attend selective quality control, preparatory and initial meetings, and monitor three-phase checklists for accuracy
    • Provide relevant remarks on Government Quality Assurance (QA) reports (or in identified section of Contractor’s Quality Control (QC) reports), particularly on critical, definable features of work included.
    • Validate quantity, condition, and approval of materials on site prior to Government issuing invoice
    • Coordinate support to review and witness successful testing and commissioning/certification of critical systems (i.e., mechanical, electrical, fire and life safety/fire protection systems, roofing systems, and underwater structures).
    • Assure quality workmanship in accordance with specifications and industry standards on concrete/masonry/stucco/building, envelope/structural steel/bolting/welding and other building materials/structural systems, as required.
    • Attend/witness selected tests and review all applicable test reports
    • Provide status of projects under his/her administrative and technical control


    Safety Management

    • In conjunction with the CM, perform cursory review of Activity Hazard Analyses (AHAs) and ensure via the Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) that these are discussed by the construction contractor and their respective subcontractors prior to beginning each work activity or when a new work crew is to perform the work in accordance with the three phases of QC.
    • In conjunction with the CM, review and provide recommendations towards acceptance of Crane Critical Lift Plans, along with crane operation qualifications and certificates
    • Be familiar with crane safety requirements and NAVFAC P-307 (Management of Weight Handling equipment). Observe critical lifts.
    • Ensure construction contractor is conducting monthly site safety self-evaluations and submitting the information with the pay vouchers/invoices; perform work-site safety assessments, as needed.
    • Take appropriate, timely action to ensure construction contractor compliance of safety and health requirements, including leading safety stand-downs, as required, and recommending dismissal of key construction contractor staff from the project due to non-performance or recurring
    • Ensure reporting of contractor significant incidences/near misses with a focus that corrective actions have been performed
    • Cursory review of Contractor’s Significant Incidence Reports (CSIRs) and OSHA Form 300 (Contractor’s Log of Work Related Injuries and Illnesses).

    Technical Support

    • Support extensive contact with key construction contractor representatives to promote an atmosphere of partnering and cooperation and to quickly resolve problems and maintain construction
    • Coordinating temporary utility and communication hook-ups for contractor, coordinating utility outages and road closures.
    • Coordinating lay-down area and storage areas, as required.
    • Coordinating excavation, hot work, burn and other construction-related permits, as required, subject to local government requirements.
    • Point of contact for Supported Command interface/coordination in the field.
    • Support of collateral equipment installation and phone/data/communication connections.
    • Assisting with investigation of potential latent defects.
    • Assisting with coordination of the installation of cylinders/cores, keying system, and turnover of keys to owner/occupant
    • Coordination of the facility system training for owner/occupants/PW shops personnel.


    • U.S Citizen - Proof of citizenship is required 
    • Valid State Driver's License
    • A minimum of 5 years of verified experience as a Quality Control Manager working for General Contractors on NAVFAC or U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) projects OR
    • 10 years of verified foreman experience in one or more of following trades: Concrete; Mechanical; Electrical; Masonry; or Carpentry on commercial/industrial/military projects. Residential experience does not qualify.
    • Must successfully complete the “CQM for Contractors” course associated with the ACOE License
    • 2 years government construction project management experience
    • 2 years construction project management experience of increasing complexity
    • 10 years experience within the construction field
    • Ability to review technical engineering specifications and statements of work covering complex and diverse engineering designs or changes
    • Ability to write and speak to report on progress and outcome of technical assignments and to present recommendations
    • Knowledge of safety and occupational health principles, practices, procedures, laws and regulations as they relate to engineering performance requirements

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