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Company: Scientific Research Corporation
Location: North Charleston, SC
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace



The Montevideo Chancery Rehabilitation is a major rehab project; includes: renovating GWA and CAA areas; new utility building (NUB), upgrade of the chancery to meet life safety, accessibility, Diplomatic Security, and flood mitigation requirements; modifications to the perimeter wall and fences; hardscaping, landscaping and plantings.

The position functions as the Civil/Structural Engineer, providing OBO a full range of critical engineering and construction quality assurance and management and technical oversight of the Montevideo Major Rehabilitation Project in Montevideo, Uruguay.
  • The incumbent is responsible for performing technical inspections of civil and structural work, preparing detailed cost estimates, monitoring the contractor's quality control program, and reviewing project drawings and specifications to ensure compliance
  • Develops working knowledge of all technical requirements of project
  • Provides Quality Assurance for ongoing construction project
  • Reviews contractor submittals
  • Prepares responses to Requests for Information (RFI) for questions related to engineering
  • Evaluates proposed submittal substitutions with engineering implications; makes recommendations to the Project Director
  • Coordinates the development of Independent Government Estimates (IGEs) for modifications and change orders
  • Reviews and evaluates design calculations and data from an engineering perspective
  • Prepares Monthly Progress Report summarizing project status, with emphasis on engineering
  • The incumbent ensures that the contractor is performing the required contract work in accordance with the contract requirements
  • The incumbent will review design and construction documents (drawings, specifications, narratives, reports, and calculations) and must be able to interpret these documents and understand the principals of his/her technical area of expertise
  • Observe onsite construction and determine if construction elements are being installed, formed, and executed properly
  • Responsible for performing quality assurance tasks, ensuring contractor's work is properly inspected and corrective actions take place, ensuring materials meet contract, reviewing contractor submittals for compliance with contract requirements, and resolving conflicts
  • Monitor the construction contractor's quality control and safety programs. Observe onsite construction and determine if construction elements are being installed, formed, and executed properly
  • Monitor construction progress vis-à-vis the project schedule and submit weekly progress reports with recommendations based on the technical review of project documents and field inspections
  • Perform technical inspections of the civil/structural elements of the project to document construction progress and identify problems or non-compliance with design or contract specifications. Prepare construction reports as required by the OBO PD and provide digital photographic records to support reports. After problems are discovered, evaluate contractor's proposed remedy. Formulate solutions for the Project Director/Construction Manager
  • The incumbent must be able to review shop drawings and submittals from the contractor and determine if coordination with other disciplines are necessary. Review and analyze material samples, catalogs and brochures, installation manuals, calculations and other technical documents submitted by the construction contractor for conformity with construction contract requirements
  • Work on the site construction will be performed to U.S. standards; the incumbent should have current working knowledge of acceptable products and procedures
  • Performs additional duties at the Project Director's discretion

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