Job Description

Construction Engineer
Job Number: 20-01200
Want to be part of the Energy Industry? Eclaro is looking for a Construction Engineer for our client in White Plains, NY
Eclaro's Client is America's largest state power organization and is a national leader in energy efficiency and clean energy technology. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
  • Coordinate activities of other power plant workers by creating project schedules and job scopes
  • Monitor construction activities to ensure design, specifications, and contracts are followed and that work is done according to schedule and within budget
  • Be present at the work area and monitor critical activities being performed. Critical activities include but are not limited to; excavation, steel erection, concrete placements, lifts, core drilling, equipment installation, testing and commissioning. Critical activities will be discussed and defined by the Resident Construction Manager regularly
  • Provide inspection of work in place; review and approve construction check-off lists to ensure that work performed is in accordance with the contract specifications and applicable codes
  • Prepare daily construction reports documenting progress. Recommend corrective courses of action to the Resident Construction Manager when progress is not in accordance with plan
  • Review new contract specifications and drawings to ensure that designed work is constructible. Prepare recommendations to achieve cost reductions and to minimize AWR's and change orders during the course of the work. Recommend changes in the work plan if efficiencies in work practices can be improved
  • Review and comment on bid packages prepared by Client Engineering and or Architect-Engineers to ensure design adequacy and constructability
  • Review and make recommendations to the Resident Construction Manager on all payment items, including partial payments (contractor invoices), change orders and claim issues
  • Prepare extra work documentation in the form of AWR's for approval by the Resident Construction Manager
  • Implement and comply with Configuration Management Policy and Construction Inspection/ Monitoring Program (CI/MP) on all assigned projects. Modify the CI/MP inspection forms accordingly for each project as deemed necessary
  • Attend the Contractor's Weekly Safety Toolbox Meetings
  • Participate as appropriate in daily contractor coordination meetings; identify scheduling conflicts and bring them to the Resident Construction Manager's attention well in advance to mitigate causing impacts to other work
Required skills:
  • Core knowledge of construction techniques, construction management, and basic contract administration
  • Basic knowledge to be able to inspect in-progress construction work to ensure compliance with the contract documents, specifications, permits, and drawings
  • Knowledge of industry-wide practices and safety regulations
  • Current on changes and advancements in the industry, and develop industry-wide expertise
  • Understand the various laws and regulations and how they affect Client and construction activities
  • Good negotiation skills with clients, contractors, and vendors
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to view tasks logically, break them down into essential requirements, and generate a solution to meet the project goals
  • Ability to investigate what is not intuitive, anticipate problems and field construction constraints, and make recommendations as to the best course of action
  • Ability to handle smaller projects (< $250K) from start to finish, with only major decisions being brought to the Resident Construction Manager
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal daily supervision
  • Good interpersonal skills. Ability to interface and coordinate work on a daily basis with other Client divisions and external organizations
Preferred Skills:
  • Knowledge of high and low voltage electrical components including substations, switchgear, transmission components and distribution equipment
  • Knowledge of methods to control / isolate hazardous energy including Clearance Procedures, Lockout / Tagout Procedures, etc.
  • Knowledge with Microsoft Project and / or Primavera
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
If interested, you may contact:
Pam Saba
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Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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