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Job Information

AECOM Senior Resident Engineer in Oakland, California

United States of America - California, Oakland

Job Summary

AECOM is looking for a Sr. Resident Engineer to be based in our Oakland, CA office.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About DCSA—Transportation

As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all of our communities into the future — safely and reliably.

We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

The job responsibilities include:

Specific duties and responsibilities for the Resident Engineer shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Serve as the District Representative and is responsible to administer and monitor the Contract until final project closeout is complete.

  • Serves as the Subject Matter Expert and routinely interact with numerous outside Agencies and internal departments including, but not limited to, the Office of the General Counsel, the Procurement Department, the Office of Civil Rights, and the Office of External Affairs.

  • Directly responsible for overall construction project management to include, construction permitting, utilities, traffic, planning, organizing, monitoring, and directing of all construction work activities and resources necessary to complete project within budget, scope, schedule, and quality requirements.

  • Provide contract coordination between other contracts working within the same BART Operating System.

  • Reviews and responds to Contractor’s submittals, Requests for Information (RFI)s, and letters, and maintains project files with the utilization of WongCMS.

  • Reviews Contractor submittals for adequacy and accuracy in accordance with the Contract Documents.

  • Strictly follow CM’s QA Checklist to prepare and monitor the project in progress.

  • Prepares written documents (i.e. correspondence, proposals, reports, performance evaluations and other construction documents).

  • Schedules and conducts weekly progress meetings and prepares meeting summaries.

  • Manages and provides technical support to field issues.

  • Initiates and evaluates design and field engineering changes during construction.

  • Evaluates Contractor’s suggestions for minor changes to contract requirements.

  • Reviews Notice of Potential Claims (NOPCs), provides recommendations, and resolves disputes with the Contractor, through the Change Notice/Change Order process if necessary.

  • Processes and reviews Change Notices and Change Orders by preparing engineering designs, specifications, costs, independent quantity estimates, and tracking contingency balances associated with necessary changes to the Contract Documents.

  • Negotiates protested Change Notices with Contractor for further processing of Change Order.

  • Implements and ensures a District approved quality Assurance Program is successfully executed.

  • Inspects and reviews project to monitor compliance with the Contract Documents including building and safety codes, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) requirements, environmental documents, and other regulations.

  • Reviews material testing data.

  • Makes field measurements of completed items of work.

  • Inspects construction at substantial and final completion states.

  • Tracks construction progress, activities, and use of approved materials and equipment for verification of Contractor’s Payment Applications.

  • Reviews and processes monthly progress payments.

  • Reviews Contractor’s progress schedules and documents construction progress through daily reports, project reporting, and project scheduling.

  • Manages, prepares, and approves daily supervision and inspection reports.

  • Assures M&E receives as-builts and O&M Manuals three (3) months prior to Final acceptance of work.

  • Ensures Contractor’s personnel obtains the appropriate BART ID, security badges, and RWP- 40-hour training if required.

  • Coordinates Contractor’s access to site with the appropriate stakeholders.

  • Other tasks as directed by the District.

  • Keeps and maintains a Daily Diary documenting relevant observations, discussions and important items and routine matters that have a bearing on the prosecution or history of the Contract

Key Deliverables

  • Weekly Project Status/Progress Reports

  • CM's QA Checklist

  • RE's daily report

  • RFI and submittal process

  • Monthly pay apps

  • Change notices and change orders with supporting documentation (EE.PNP, RON, etc)

  • Cost estimates

  • Contractor claims analyses and claim resolution meetings

  • Review contractor schedules

  • SSWP's and IOP's

  • Support field inspections

  • Project updates in WongCMS

  • Project correspondence

  • Review and validate as-builts and O&M's

  • CM deliverables per BART's RE manual

  • Project files upon closeout

  • other deliverables as directed by the AECOM PM or the Districr

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS + 8 years of experience supporting transportation construction projects related to highways and bridges, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • California PE License

  • 15 years of relevant experience

  • Experience with projects involving underground utilities

  • Familiarity with electrical utilities

  • Experience leading a CM team

  • Experience working around an active railroad

  • BART experience

  • RE experience - minimum of two contracts $50M+ construction value

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not offered for this role.

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 247230BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.