The Engineering Technician Level IV will assist NAVFAC field offices on matters relating to Construction Quality Assurance and Project Management on projects assigned.
Function as a team member on assigned construction projects.
Represent the FEAD/ROICC at the construction site and monitor the construction Contractor Quality Control (CQC) to assure they are achieving quality work
Attend and participate in all construction and CQC meetings.
Monitor construction contractor performance for compliance with approved safety plan and established safety procedures.
Assure job Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA) has been prepared, reviewed, and accepted prior to preparat ory inspection.
Monitor and notify Project Superintendent or QC Manager and Government Staff immediately of safety violations.
Notify the Government Construction Manager (CM), Contracting Officer (KO), and the FEAD/ROICC if the Contractor does not correct a hazardous working condition or a continuing safety issue in a timely or acceptable manner.
Report all accidents immediately to the Construction Manager, FEAD/ROICC office and Contracting Officers.
Review construction plans and specifications with thorough knowledge of the construction contract requirements on each definable feature of work and recommend changes or corrective action as necessary.
Notify CM and KO of any situation that may result in a construction contract dispute, modification, or require a stop work order to be issued to the construction contractor.
Investigate/inspect/perform Quality Assurance of the construction contract/CQC system and coordinate resolution of technical problems.
Prepare an inspection report each day the site is visited, and QA activities are performed.
Ensure that the construction contractor maintains control over the project site until the facility is transferred to the Client by DD Form 1354, Transfer and Acquisition of Military Real Property.
Prepare briefings and correspondence when requested by the FEAD/ROICC/CM.
Assure that the construction contractor and all subcontractors comply with inspection requirements, schedules and control methods, perform required tests, and ensure the CQC system is effective.
Interpret contract documents and determine whether construction meets contract requirements and report concerns to the CM, FEAD/ROICC and the KO for resolution.
Recommend changes in designs, specifications and schedules to accommodate conditions at the construction site or to expedite construction.
Review contractor's submittal's for compliance with contract documents and coordinate with other project team members.
Assure that contractor's Quality Control reports and test results are timely and review them for accuracy and/or completeness and maintain records of the CQC reports.
Review and verify all requests for progress payments accurately represent work satisfactorily completed by the construction contractor.
Review the updated construction progress schedule with the progress payment to verify the schedule is accurate and, if necessary, identify corrective action to regain schedule.
Schedule and conduct joint pre-final and final inspections of the work to ensure construction is free of any contract deficiencies.
Maintain a status listing of any deficiencies outstanding at the time of turnover.
Monitor correction of deficiencies.
Provide input to the CM concerning the construction contractor's performance at the end of the project in a written and signed report
Other duties as assigned
High School Diploma/GED required
10+ years' experience as an engineering technician, superintendent or QC Manager.
Knowledge and experience with applicable Codes and Industry Standards
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Thoroughly familiar with QC inspection tools, techniques and methodologies
Knowledge of principles of construction technology and construction industry practices
Knowledge of EM 385-1-1, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Safety and Health Requirements Manual.
Ability to prepare cost estimates and assist in negotiations of change orders when requested.
Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written presentations.
Ability to take measurements and estimate construction progress.
Ability to interpret plans and specifications.
Strong knowledge of computer operations and software applications such as MS office and construction management software such as Newforma and Prolog
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