Naval Facilities Engineer


CorTech LLC

2020-05-27 11:08:01

Job location Orlando, Florida, United States

Job type: contract

Job industry: Engineering

Job description

Prepares plans and applies specifications for projects involving construction of new facilities, modification or renovation of existing facilities, installation of equipment and lightning detection systems. Projects require familiarity with other engineering fields. Prepares preliminary planning, reconnoitering, site selection including ground suitability, surveying, investigation, layout design, cost estimates, applying specifications, and inspection. Accumulates technical engineering data and reviews specifications to determine application to particular job, and whether contractor meets specifications for projects. Plans and specifications are completed in the form of drawings, and descriptive specifications and submitted through local supervisory levels to higher echelons for review, acceptance, rejection, or revision. Makes site study of operation, machine, and/or facility to obtain firsthand information of local conditions and limitations that would affect design. Prepares scope of work to include cost estimates, stress and structural analysis, design and drawings, etc. Selects the most economical method of repair or replacement through application of engineering standards. With information in mind conceives ideas of design that are practical, economical and efficient to accomplish objectives. Prepares independent Government cost estimates of work to be performed. Reviews contractors proposals and drawings to verify completeness of scope, method of execution, identification of tasks and unit prices. Based on professional engineering knowledge, skills and abilities, evaluates drawings, projected performance time and unit price on non-prepriced items. Negotiates, to resolve any discrepancies in the proposals with the contractor.Conducts site visits to inspect construction work. Exercises surveillance to assure that the contractor is conducting sufficient control of operations to produce work in conformance with plans and specifications. Reviews contractor reports and test results for completeness and accuracy. Receives samples and specifications of material and equipment to be used for the projects and assures that the components meet requirements as to grade, composition, dimensions, consistency, value, or other characteristics. Notes any deficiencies and brings to the attention of the contractor for correction. Reports to the contracting officer recurring deficiencies in the contractors work. Sees that inspection is continuous during the process of construction, that there is close scrutiny and measurement of workmanship or materials, based upon a thorough knowledge of contract specifications, and commonly accepted trade practices. Determines the degree of tolerance to be granted within the intent of the plans and specifications. Make compromises within the intent of the plans and specifications. Recommends that payment be withheld when work is not satisfactory. Spot checks contractor operations for compliance with applicable labor laws and regulations, conducts labor compliance checks. Coordinates construction operations with using activities, other contractors, state and federal agencies, railroad and utility companies to avoid any interruption to their work. Determines acceptability of scheduling work methods and substitute material. Maintains close liaison with using organization, contractors and subcontractors to ensure changes or modifications meet requirements. Other duties as assigned within the scope of facilities civil engineering services and/or Facilities Manager. BS / BA Degree and five years of directly related experience. Specific contract requirement will prevail.Required Skills1. Knowledge of basic planning principles and procedures and skill in applying this knowledge 2. Developing documents based on sound planning analyses 3. Completing assignments with technical soundness and conformity to policy and requirements 4. Applying electronic tools to the planning process 5. Ability to provide project status, issues, costs, schedule and other information 6. Ability to provide project status, issues, costs, schedule and other information 7. Participating in multi-discipline teams.Required EducationBS / BA DegreeRequired Years of Experience10 yearsDesired Skills1. Experience with Navy/DoD facility and engineering systems 2. Knowledge of the Navys acquisition system 3. Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including conveying complex technical information to a variety of stakeholders effectively in both mediums 4. BA or BS degree in a facilities-related engineering field or other related field preferred 5. Licensed Professional Engineer 6. Master Planning CertificationAdditional InformationPreferred Qualifications:DAWIA CertificationsProfessional Engineer

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