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G-TECH Services, Inc. Construction Engineer in Plymouth, Michigan

Position Description

The Construction Engineer is responsible for performing and managing the technical and financial aspects of various construction and engineering projects, serving as a liaison between both office and field staff. Projects may include design and applicable permitting of site layouts, grading plans, utility systems, stormwater management, soil erosion and sedimentation control plans, and street improvements on a variety of projects including residential, office, retail, restaurant, infrastructure, and renewable energy for private and public clients. Work may also include construction administration, traffic control, permitting, local, state, and federal compliance issues, reporting, and public relations/communication.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Complete technical design and engineering duties for a variety of projects

  • Manage client relationships and serve as liaison between office and field staff

  • Schedule construction services field crews

  • Coordinate with field staff regarding various inspection, operations, and maintenance activity

  • Ensure construction is being performed to quality standards in compliance with design specifications, drawings, budget and schedule

  • Implement and oversee materials testing and pavement evaluation programs

  • Provide oversight and leadership for staff in carrying out construction supervision including contract administration, quality control, construction monitoring and evaluation, and other relevant activities

  • Inspect completion and sign-off on quality of workmanship along with crew leaders and external subcontractors

  • Interpret construction plans, standards and specifications

  • Coordinate work between agencies, contractor and other city departments (interact with contractors and their representatives while representing the contract owner)

  • Assist in reviewing project drawings and specifications to gain a full understanding of project scope, client goals and expectations, and resource requirements for each phase of the project

  • Identify construction approaches and risks to ensure efficiency and mitigate exposure

  • Gather information, develop solutions, and adjust to necessary changes in work sequences

  • Monitor project budgets and other financial metrics of all construction services projects

  • Review contractor and supplier invoices against actual performance

  • Evaluate the legitimacy of contractor and supplier change requests in terms of contractual requirements and validity of cost estimates

  • Develop, update and maintain project schedules, progress, durations, compliance with financial, operational, and/or scheduling requirements and sequencing logic

  • Assist with review of quotes, material requests, procured items, deliveries and on-site production to validate accurate fulfillment and quality control Certify invoices submitted by suppliers and contractors and recommend for payment by owners

  • Maintain regular estimates of the cost-to-completion and time-to-completion for each task

  • Complete computer-based weekly and/or daily reports, project log and documentation files

  • Coordinate with GIS team to ensure proper collection and GIS deliverables of field data

  • Conduct ongoing meetings with field staff to remain informed of project work and facilitate resolution of presented or developing issues

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management

  • PE license preferred

  • Minimum four (4) years applicable experience

  • High proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • High proficiency with Microsoft Project or similar scheduling software

  • High proficiency with ESRI/Arc GIS

  • High proficiency with BS&A software

  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office or similar software

  • Must be willing to travel up to 50% of the time in both urban and remote areas

  • Ability to work independently on private and/or public projects

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel to client and project sites

  • Excellent written, presentation, interpersonal communication, and concentration skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively in diverse teams including technical and non-technical personnel

  • Resourceful, action-oriented, creative, and analytical thinker

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under tight deadlines as well as balance multiple projects by prioritizing effectively

  • Ability to lead small project teams and mentor junior staff

  • Strong planning, organization, preparation, and execution capabilities

  • Open to new ideas, innovation, and change

  • Strong problem solving/analytical skills

  • Must be familiar with NASSCO Standards as well as community standards for examining and construction of structures (manholes, storm water sewers, sanitary sewer systems, water main systems, etc.)

  • Be available to respond to unscheduled municipality emergencies, including after-hours emergencies

  • Basic knowledge of web-based GIS interfaces and applications a plus

  • Advanced knowledge of applicable codes and standards

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Office and field setting

  • Regularly required to sit or walk for long periods of time

  • Frequently lifts or moves objects up to 20 pounds

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus

Category Design

Function Engineering

Req ID JN -022024-120893

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