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BUILDING CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER

Recruitment #22-003242-0002

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

Positions are available at various locations in Maryland within the Department of General Services, Design, and Construction & Energy Division. The list created from this recruitment may also be used to fill other vacancies in this classification as they arise. These positions are responsible for managing projects located in various Maryland locations.

POSITION DUTIES

These positions perform inspection, record-keeping, contract administration, and construction management functions for construction contracts awarded by the Department of General Services. They also evaluate the performance of construction supporting contracts, such as the construction and post-construction services portion of architect/engineer contracts, and CITS (Construction Inspection and Testing Services) contracts.

Duties include but are not limited to:
Inspection  
•Become completely familiar with plans and specifications prior to pre-construction conference.  Bring to supervisor’s and architect’s attention any issues requiring resolution.  
•Visit job site with the frequency required to ensure work is performed in accordance with the contract documents and to monitor progress.  
•When contractor’s work does not comply with contract documents or progress is not on schedule initiate action to correct quality and timeliness.  
•Be knowledgeable of and enforce job site safety.  
•Conduct warranty inspections.  Follow-up and ensure timely correction of noted deficiencies.  
Record Keeping  
•For all assigned projects produce accurate and concise daily inspection reports, weekly Construction Status Report updates, and special reports as required. 
•Record job site progress, issues with photos.  
•Set up and maintains project file in accordance with the Region’s or Division’s standard filing system.  
•Maintain a PCO log using Division’s standard format. 
•Warranty inspection reports - Record areas/systems are inspected and deficiencies found. 
Contract Administration  
•Obtain contract documents, award letter, before pre-construction conference.  
•Schedule and hold pre-construction conference.  
•Hold bi-weekly progress meetings.  Review PCO and submittal status, job progress.  
•Review/process contractor, A-E invoices within three business days.  
•Track project progress using contractor’s monthly schedule. Use schedule to review contractor requisitions, evaluate requests for time extensions.  
•Review and process PCO’s.  Evaluate for entitlement, cost and time. Ensure that Using Agency request for Change Orders are authorized by Regional Manager (< $10,000) or Assistant Secretary (> $10,000).  
•Prepare work list/punch list for use at substantial completion inspections.  
•Monitor work list, punch list completion.  
•Prepare 50%, 100% contractor performance evaluations (Reference: Procedures for Construction Contractor Performance Evaluations).  
•Prepare A-E performance evaluation (Reference: Procedures for A-E Performance Evaluations).  
•Ensure all required close-out actions are taken prior to processing final requisition (Reference: Final payment/release of retention form).  
Construction Management  
•Coordinate project activities with the A-E, Using Agency, CITS, Project Manager.  Arrange meetings necessary to resolve disputes, issues. 
• Request interpretation or decision on matters needing additional clarification from appropriate parties. (Area Supervisor, Regional Manager, A-E, Project Manager).  
•Establish and maintain a professional working relationship with the Using Agency.  
•Generates Change Orders pursuant to the approval of a Proposed Change Orders (PCO) submitted by the contractor, which has been negotiated and agreed upon.  
•Maintain a Change Order Log for tracking purposes  
•Maintain a Balance Log to track funds spent, change orders adding or deducting funds from the base contract and additional time thereby adjusting the contract completion date.  
•Arrange monthly meetings with the CPM consultant to review and discuss project scheduling.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience: Twelve years of experience in the building construction field, at least three years of which must have included overseeing or inspecting major construction projects..** See Bachelor’s degree substitution below for experience requirement
Notes: 
1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a current registration as a Professional Engineer in Maryland or in a state with comparable requirements for four years of required experience. Candidates must present evidence of registration with the application. 
2. Candidates may substitute a possession of a Bachelor's degree in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering from an accredited college or university approved by the Engineers' Council for Professional Development and eight years of experience in the building construction field, at least three years of which must have included overseeing or inspecting major construction projects for the required experience. 3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Civil Engineering Corps classifications or Construction Analyst or Civil Engineering specialty codes in the Engineering field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

SELECTION PROCESS

It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please include all experience and education that is related to this position. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date; information submitted after the closing date will not be considered.  Credit is given for relevant part-time, temporary or volunteer experience based on the number of hours worked per week; you must include the time spent on such activities on your application.
Note that for any position requiring a college degree or college credit, you will be required to submit a college transcript prior to being offered a position.  You may submit your transcript as part of the application process. 
You MUST possess the minimum qualifications before you may be selected for a State job – verification will be completed upon hire.  If you are scheduled to complete an educational or licensing requirement within six months of being placed on the eligibility list, you may participate in the selection process.  Permanent State employees may also complete necessary experience requirements within six months of the date of being placed on an eligibility list.
Please note, selected candidates may be required to complete and successfully pass a State and Federal fingerprint background check prior to being hired. 
You must be legally authorized under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act to be hired in the position for which you apply.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Contact mojisola.ogungbe1@maryland.gov or call 410-767-4986 with questions about this recruitment.  The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred.  Apply online at www.dgs.maryland.gov – click on Employment on the left side of the screen.  If you are unable to submit your application online, please send your paper application to: Human Resources, Dept. of General Services, 301 W. Preston St., Suite 1311, Baltimore, MD  21201 by the closing date and time. TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.



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