Engineering Project Planner

Davis, CA
07/22/2021
Davis, CA
50.00 
50.00 
Engineering Project Planner
ID: F1CAR27-011 Location: Davis Program: FOREST  
Wage/Hr: $50.00 Hours/Week: 30 Minimum Age: 55  
Qualifications:

Minimum of 20 year(s) of experience OR BA/BS Degree in Engineering or Architecture

  • Position requires the following:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of professional engineering and architectural concepts, principles, and practices applicable to major construction jobs, and varied and complex facilities problems, projects, or studies that include diverse engineering processes.
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering design and construction techniques, methods, and procedures and the skill necessary to modify standard practices, adapt precedents, and make significant departures from existing engineering approaches and techniques.
  • Knowledge of applicable statutes and regulations, methods, techniques, costs, materials, and equipment, current construction practices and industry standards, and design and construction management concepts and techniques.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations, potential hazards, and precautions sufficient to enable the incumbent to advise contractors and others on safety, health, and regulatory requirements for facilities and to make decisions about safety conditions.
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point
Duties:

Develops, manages, implements, and provides technical advice on all aspects of complex or unusual facility projects. Projects include improvement plans for the Station, buildings, dormitories, parking facilities, drainage structures, water, and wastewater systems, retaining walls, equipment shops and yards, and, other site facilities.

  • Develops, manages, implements, and provides technical advice on all aspects of complex or unusual facility projects. Projects include improvement plans for the Station, buildings, dormitories, parking facilities, drainage structures, water, and wastewater systems, retaining walls, equipment shops and yards, and, other site facilities. Evaluates facility plans and design objectives including conducting surveys and investigations to establish the necessary data to initiate facility designs. Initiates, directs, and performs complex technical calculations, and identifies the most economical and efficient procedures for facility projects. Incorporates critical factors into design considerations and solutions. Directs or reviews the preparation of completed and detailed designs, drawings, and specifications for projects such as buildings, parking areas, or other miscellaneous facilities and structures. Performs reviews to determine the probability of terms for complex or expensive facility projects.    40%
  • Is responsible to keep INFRA database updated for the Station and provides INFRA technical advice and support as needed.   20%
  • Is responsible for giving advice and guidance in the preparation and issuance of construction contracts, and for resolving controversial issues/problems before construction. Provides direction to others in the principles of planning, designing, and inspection of engineering facilities. Evaluates design plans and layouts prepared by others prior to start of construction. Serves as Engineering Representative (ER) or Contracting Officer's Representative (COR), providing professional engineering expertise, technical advice, recommendations, and suitable alternatives to the Contracting Officer and Station officials. Confers with contractors' representatives about improvement or adoption of construction practices and procedures necessary to produce a satisfactory finished project.   20%
  • Conducts safety inspections and condition surveys of structures and facilities such as buildings, water and wastewater systems, and utilities according to agency requirements; and evaluates and recommends corrective action as needed to ensure the safety of all users. Conducts periodic inspections of facilities to ensure they are maintained to the original standard of construction and to ensure the safety of the public. Evaluates facilities keeping safety considerations in mind.    20%

Other:
  • Overnight travel: Occasional overnight travel, 1-2 nights per month maximum.
  • Physical requirements: Sitting and walking. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

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