ALQIMI Professional Services Group is seeking a Construction Oversight Engineer (COE) for Construction Management Services (CMS) in support of the Guam Defense Policy Review Initiative (DPRI) for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) for work in the Marianas Area of Responsibility to include Guam and its outer islands, Oahu and Australia. The Construction Oversight Engineer will perform construction supervision support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the Facilities Engineering and Acquisition Division (FEAD) Director / Officer in Charge of Construction (OICC) and the subordinate Resident Officer(s) in Charge of Construction (ROICC).
The COE is to work with all Engineering Technicians (ET) and Quality Assurance Engineering Technicians (QAET) and any other individual that is assigned similar duties as an ET, regardless of that individual’s title. There may be instances where the team membership is composed primarily of contractor personnel (i.e. future ROICC Tinian, future ROICC Australia, etc.). A single team may be responsible for oversight of projects with a value in the range of $100M-$400M or more. Construction Management teams may be required to work on multiple projects, at different stages of design/construction at the same time. The assigned ET/QAET will be the primary person responsible for the on-site Quality Assurance (QA) and safety compliance with assistance from the COE or CM or similarly tasked contractor personnel.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:
- Furnish the FEAD/OICC/ROICC or their designated Government representatives with documentation indicating whether the construction conforms to the contract requirements.
- Coordinate requests from Construction Contractor and Client.
- Review Request for Information (RFIs) and provide submittal review/analysis and provides comments and recommendations for their government contact to finalize with the contractor.
- Provide Quality Assurance (QA) of the adequacy of the construction contractor’s quality control program and tasks.
- Monitor compliance with environmental protection requirements and document all findings.
- Provide construction schedule review/analysis and notes/comments/recommendations.
- Provide safety plan and activity hazard analysis review and notes/comments/recommendations.
- Update and present construction project status reports and Construction Representative Reports (CRRs), including any necessary photographs.
- Maintain working files by construction contract of all reports, correspondence, etc. in accordance with FEAD/ROICC/OICC office policies until the electronic Construction Management System (eCMS) is established. If there is other project Construction Management Software required of the construction contractor, the COE is to utilize/incorporate this in their management of the project.
- Maintain a photo log of construction activities.
- Report and document instances of non-compliance with quality control and safety requirements.
- Monitor compliance with environmental protection requirements and document all findings. Review contractor submitted Environmental Protection Plan submittals, including, but not limited to, the EPA Notice of Intent (NOI) and Notice of Termination (NOT) forms for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Construction Permit and Site- Specific Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and all updates to the Site-Specific SWPPP and site-specific Best Management Practices (BMP) drawings in accordance with the Comprehensive, Regional Construction SWPPP. Prepare the EPA NOI and NOT for Government review and submission. Verify approved plan provisions are incorporated and maintained by the contractor. Incidents of potential threats to the environment (i.e. air quality, water quality, contamination/pollutants/solid/hazardous waste), cultural resources, or natural resources/endangered species/biosecurity issues shall be brought to the immediate attention of the appropriate Government representative by telephone, followed by a written notification within 3 business days.
- Monitor and document construction surveying, materials and system testing conducted by the construction contractor.
- Act in direct support of the engineering technician/quality assurance engineering technician, and assist that position in performance of various duties not specifically outlined herein.
- Provide review/analysis and notes/comments/recommendations about the (daily/weekly) construction quality control, safety, and production reports.
- Bring to the immediate attention of the Government Representative any instances where it is suspected that the construction contractor is in violation of the Labor Standards Provisions.
- Provide review/analysis and notes/comments/recommendations on Contractor’s Requests for Payment, including: Complete, with the construction contractor’s representative, the field’s monthly pay estimate worksheet for each construction contract.
- Inspect material stored off-site, where applicable.
- Review and ensure as-builts/schedules are updated.
- Witness Cyber security tasks and document test results when requested by the COR.
- Witness acceptance testing of critical systems as dictated by BMS/NETOPS/BOP. Should there be conflicts within these directives, coordinate responsive actions with the COR. Task may be performed by the ET/QAET individual, see COR for further guidance.
- Coordinate with Government representatives and key players on required inspections and the coordination meetings such as the NAVFAC Red Zone meeting (coordination meeting typically held at 75% project completion, earlier if SPAWAR, computer network or telecommunications coordination is needed).
- May assist in the preparation of contract modifications, including the preparation of independent estimates and reviewing contractor’s cost proposal, with the consent of the contractor submitting the proprietary data.
- Provide Claims and Delays Analysis.
- Provide review/analysis and notes/comments/recommendations of the construction plans and specifications to determine the constructability of the facility.
- Provide review, comments and recommendations for the interim and final DD 1354 documentation.
- Review contractor’s GIS database for As-Builts to ensure contract compliance with GIS requirements for underground utilities.
- Collect all required data to support recommendations, prepare documents, and/or review deliverables. Perform data collection/management to assist with the preparation of Cost Estimates, Schedule’s, Reports, RFPs, SOWs and other Project Documentation.
- Review Request for Information (RFIs) and provide submittal review/analysis, comments and recommendations to the government contact to finalize with the construction contractor.
PLACE OF PERFORMANCE:
- Be a graduate of an accredited Architectural or Engineering college curriculum (four  year degree minimum) AND have a minimum of 10 years Construction Management experience
- Have the ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.
- Have demonstrated experience in preparing correspondence and written reports and in briefing management personnel.
- Have taken (and passed) the Construction Quality Management (CQM) course. If the individual does not have a current certification, obtain the CQM for Contractors course certification within 90 days after individual is assigned to the contract.
- Complete the 40-hour Construction Safety Hazard Awareness Training for Contractors Course.
- Have demonstrated ability to develop and maintain complex, long term, multi-year program construction management activities including submittal and RFI processing.
- Have demonstrated experience with Federal building projects design codes (UFGS) and construction techniques. For those assigned to projects in Australia, COE to be familiar with local, Australian building codes and regulations as well as UFGS as design may rely on both.
- Have demonstrated experienced in developing and analyzing construction schedules, (i.e. Primavera P6, Schedule Analyzer reports, etc.). Be able to input and manage data in the Construction Management System (after it is established).
- Have demonstrated knowledge of construction practices and techniques, e.g., proper applications of construction materials and methods of installation.
- Have demonstrated ability to accurately calculate construction costs adjusted to reflect costs in the locality where the construction is performed and to apply such knowledge to price the value of needed work, and negotiate equitable adjustments.
- Have demonstrated experience in the use and application of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc), Primavera, Costworks, etc. Have the ability to adapt to new software such as eCMS may also be necessary.
- Be capable of the physical exertion required to perform the necessary services such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping and reaching; climbing upon ladders and other physical activity common to the performance of such duties.
- This is a government contract that requires US Citizenship and the ability to obtain security clearance.
Guam and its outer islands, Oahu,Hawaii and Australia
Guam, an island territory of the United States, is located 900 miles north of the equator in the Western Pacific. Guam is the largest island in Micronesia and the gateway to the Region. It is approximately 6,000 miles from San Francisco; 3,800 miles west of Honolulu; 1,500 miles south of Japan; 1,596 miles from the Philippines and 2,026 miles east of Hong Kong. Guam enjoys mild temperatures of 86 degrees (F) on average year-round. Guam’s tropical weather allows for a multitude of activities. From tandem skydiving, jet skiing parasailing, kite surfing and many others; dive enthusiasts will enjoy the warm waters off Guam and snorkelers will be in awe of the Tumon Bay Marine Park protected marine life. Water activities are not the only pastime when it comes to appreciating the island. Attending village Fiestas, hiking WWII sites, golfing, three shopping malls, and five movie theaters are just a few other activities. Whether you are looking to experience traditional Chamorro culture, an exciting nightlife, or the irresistible shopping environment, Guam is the perfect place to enjoy paradise.
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