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DOWL Field Project Representative 1 in Billings, Montana

Summary:

Responsible for a wide range of construction observation, administrative duties, and documentation during the construction phase of projects.

Due to the field nature of this position, applicants must have the ability to travel away from their home location for extended periods of time to work on field assignments. The position may also require night shift and/or weekend work.

This work would include, but not limited to, contractor pay requests preparation and pay item record keeping. Assist other Construction Engineering and Inspection staff with responding to requests for information, change orders and other field/construction administrative duties as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Observing and documenting construction activities for compliance with construction contract documents
Thorough and detailed tracking of pay quantities for contractor payment
Assisting in the compilation and preparation of regular contractor pay estimates/requests for contractor payment.
Familiarity or ability to learn to assist other CE&I staff with documentation and reporting. These documents may include, but not limited to:
Requests for information (RFI);
Change orders;
Public meeting agendas and note preparation;
Requests for Proposal (RFP);
Interim Work Authorizations (IWA);
Public Notices;
Directives;
Submittal tracking
Assist with environmental permitting compliance observations and documentation.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

One or more years of similar work experience in the construction or civil engineering field, or
Equivalent combination of work experience and or related college-level course work (in the construction or civil engineering field or equivalent) will substitute year for year from the years of experience requirement.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

Technical certification requirements below are required within 6 months for the given posting State:

Alaska: CESCL (Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead) certified or equivalent
Montana: Certified Concrete Field Testing Technician and Nuclear Gauge Operator Safety Training
Oregon: DOT Quality Assurance Certified Inspector in General Construction, ACP and ADA
Basic First Aid, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification, or ability to become certified within 3 months for hiring.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as arithmetic and fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, proportions and angular relationships to practical situations.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Sufficient English skills to compose correspondence, develop project documents, proofread documents, and effectively communicate with supervisors, engineers, clients and other applicable staff.
Ability to identify and define problems and communicate to supervisors.
Ability to multi-task and work share to balance workload of field project team.
Ability to work under deadlines.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook software, Windows Operating System, and printing output devices.
Knowledge of or ability to learn quickly how to interpret and understand engineering drawings.
Knowledge of or ability to learn quickly how to interpret construction survey concepts including:
Centerline and offsets
Plan and Profile views
Quantity summaries
Grades
Sheet references
Physical Demands. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, to moderately-loud due to the proximity to the construction site and related equipment.

Salary Range: $21.01 to $29.42

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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