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RCS Corporation has a need for a Construction Engineering Manager in San Jose, CA. This is a full-time, contract to hire position after 6 months duration. Local candidates are preferred as there is no relocation or per diem available for this assignment.
Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.
Our client is a utility specialty contractor with over 20 years of experience working with the nation's largest utility providers, private contractors and developers, municipalities and cooperatives. They specialize in providing turnkey solutions for project of all sizes, and do so with dedication to completing the job on-time while providing the industry’s most innovative safety standards and are driven by a corporate culture of Safety, Integrity, Customer Focus and Employee Empowerment.
Summary of Position:
The Construction Engineer/ Project Managers’ responsibilities will include but may not be limited to:
Manages all the Field Engineers (roughly 70) that support electrical utility overhead transmission lines and pole projects.
Provides construction and technical advice, support, and recommendations that have a significant impact on construction activities.
Solves complex construction and technical problems and identifies/organizes objectives and requirements.
Works closely with project management and lead engineers to ensure the construction activities align with contract objectives, schedule, and budgets.
Supports resources allocation and staffing requirements related to construction.
Maintains contact with individuals, organizations, and companies with special knowledge, expertise, and services pertaining to technical and construction matters within a particular field of expertise.
Supervises and coordinates the activities of other construction specialists, as required.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Is 100% dedicated to safety.
Create and foster a safe working environment by maintaining an absolute commitment to safety for self and others.
Ability to lead Field Engineers and office personnel.
Knowledgeable in electric construction techniques and ability to Train Field Engineers
Schedule, lead, and attend weekly construction and progress meetings with the utility company and contract work groups; such as: Contractors Scheduling, Safety, and Field Engineer weekly meeting.
Keeps superintendents and supervisors up to date on current and future projects.
Coordinate and supervise power utility electric construction projects, often multiple construction projects.
Providing technical recommendation/ support in engineering to Field Engineers and contract management.
Organizes field work and assigns tasks to Field Engineers and Clerical Financial Team.
Analyze contractor progress.
Project related financial management and reporting (i.e. forecasting, accruals).
Collaboration with project managers, architects, engineers, and other construction specialists, schedule, and coordinate subcontractor activities.
Works well with other construction specialists and provide support to achieve 100% compliance to the utility company’s specifications and guidelines.
Ensures accurate documentation of billing, time submission of Field Engineer – Financial payments, closing jobs, inspection records, and change orders.
Speaks and writes clearly, concisely, and directly; while providing and accepting feedback and suggestions.
Prepares and generates routine reports and correspondence.
Preparation of cost estimates, budgets, and work timetables, Interpretation and explanation of contracts and technical information to other professionals, reporting work progress and budget matters to clients.
Respond to work delays, emergencies, and other problems, and comply with legal requirements, safety, construction codes, and other regulations.
Focus on turnkey project management systems.
Drive goals, Safety, and support work/life balance.
Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or equivalent combination of related education and experience.
5+ years of overhead electrical utility and management Experience; Scope, schedule, budget, and people management.
This position requires effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and strong computer literacy. Good problem-solving skills and the ability to multi-task are essential. Must be a self-starter and have the ability to organize and prioritize work.
Knowledge of advanced functions of Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Project, Power Point, and Internet Explorer.
Ability to read and understand civil, architectural, structural, mechanical plans and specifications as they relate to electrical and/or other utility work.
Effective analytical and problem-solving skills with great ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
Exceptional interpersonal communication, presentation, and writing skills.
Strong attention to detail required executing tasks.
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and possess strong time-management skills.
Well organized, team player, professional and energetic.
RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.