Vali Cooper & Associates Resident Engineer - Transportation in Denver, Colorado
Vali Cooper and Associates, Inc. (VC&A), now proudly a part of TRC, is a leading construction management firm providing professional services to a wide range of public and private sector clients. With more than 180+ licensed engineers, inspectors, and other support professionals in 9 offices in California and Colorado. VC&A has the proven capabilities and consistency of service by local professionals to successfully manage the construction of virtually any project. For the past 15 years, VC&A has been listed by Engineering News-Record as one of the nation’s top 100 construction management firms.
We are seeking a Resident Engineer (EIRC) with a minimum of 5-10 years’ experience working on transportation projects such as interstate highways, state highways, streets, interchanges, bridges, and streetscapes for projects in Colorado and the surrounding areas.
The candidate must possess a valid Colorado PE license and have recent CDOT contract administration experience. The Resident Engineer position requires the use of supervisory skills and engineering judgment to evaluate project construction in compliance with the plans, specifications, standard plans, and standard specifications. All incoming and outgoing project documentation is channeled through the Resident Engineer, who has signatory authority for all project issuances to the client and contractor.
Candidate must have experience working in a team environment. Candidate must have the ability to direct and supervise field construction activities and staff, office engineering, inspection, materials testing, field contract administration, and to act as liaison with clients/owners, consultants, contractors, design professionals and regulatory agencies.
The principal duties and responsibilities of the Resident Engineer include, but are not limited to:
Makes significant and final determinations regarding contract administration
Maintains constructive relationships with the contractor and client
Project safety –
Conduct/attend bi-weekly Safety meetings
Oversee and monitor the safety of VC&A personnel
Monitor the contractor’s safety program
Has knowledge of the pertinent contract documents and references specific to the project
Understands, interprets and makes sound engineering determinations regarding contract documents
Exercises sound engineering judgment and follows through on determinations made during oversight of all field operations
Resolves or facilitates the resolution of all discrepancies or problems with contract documents and issues arising from field operations
Creates and maintains open and productive communications among subordinates, sub-consultants, VC&A management, contractors, clients and the public
Verifies all contract documentation is generated timely and filed in proper order
Receives and generates all contract correspondence
Documenting and informing the Project Representative of relevant observations, including the progress of the work, problems that develop, and work proactively in identifying potential problems/issues and solutions
Valid Colorado PE License
Experience on CDOT or Local Agency Projects
Requires a minimum of five (or ten) years directly related experience
Bachelor of Science in CM, Civil, or Structural Engineering (preferred)
Inspection certifications, and associated training preferred (CDOT, CFLHD)
Compensation & Benefits
Vali Cooper & Associates, Inc. offers an attractive compensation package that is negotiable depending upon experience. In addition we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
Life, AD&D, LTD, Medical, Dental, & Vision insurance
Profit Sharing Plan including 401-k with matching funds feature
Educational & Professional development opportunities
Reimbursement for Membership in Professional Associations
Paid Time Off and Holiday Program