Reporting to the Director, Construction within the Capital Project Delivery group, the Senior Construction Project Engineer will be responsible for field coordination of multiple large and complex construction projects, including major bridge construction work, the most complex of all infrastructure engineering jobs; manage third-party Construction Managers, ensuring all tasks are completed, issues are promptly addressed, and work is performed in accordance with bid specifications and Quality Management Plan; and coordinate, plan, and document reviews for interaction with municipal and state agencies for assigned projects.
The primary duties include manage the performance of Metra's 3rd party Construction Management consultant, ensuring the CM performs according to contract terms including completion of all construction tasks and adherence to Metra's Quality Management Plan and Metra's Safety requirements.
Provide guidance for typical daily engineering situations on assigned projects.
Provide Professional Engineer level review of engineering issues on projects managed by other team members.
Coordinate construction projects with railroad operations, Metra engineering labor forces and third parties.
Work with the Engineering management team to develop specific resource requirements and schedules for required Metra labor.
Review and ensure all contract modifications, change orders, and monthly pay applications are complete and correct.
Advise on responses to contractors request for information (RFI) and record of contractors' contacts (ROCC).
Works under both inside and outside environmental conditions under prevailing conditions of heat, cold, rain, and snow.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering from a school accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) or Construction Management or Construction Technology related.
Must have 10 years of civil engineering experience, with at least five years in construction and two years with bridge construction projects.
State of Illinois Registered Professional Engineer license is required.
Internal Number: 7892
Metra is one of the largest and most complex commuter rail systems in North America, serving Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kane, and McHenry Counties. The agency is linking communities in Northeastern Illinois by providing safe, reliable, and efficient commuter service.