Position: Engineering Operations Technician I
Number of Positions: Two (2)
Location: Vancouver, WA
Type: Full Time (40 hours/week)
Salary: $22 per hour
Project Solutions Inc.
Project Solutions Inc. is seeking a qualified individual for an exciting opportunity to provide semiprofessional support to engineers engaged in the planning, design, and management of the construction of various structures including; building and bridges, streets and highways, airports, sanitary systems, or flood control systems.
Project Solutions, Inc. has been in business for 20 years. We are always looking for hard working individuals to join our diverse and essential workforce and gain experience on a large variety of projects.
Our organization is growing, and we believe your career should too! Build your future with Project Solutions, Inc.
Performs assignments which include standard and non-standard analysis and support to project management, and construction inspection and administration-related activities or tasks. Selects or adapts standard procedures using fully applicable precedents. Uses engineering methodology for project scope, review and construction practices. Receives initial instructions, requirements and advice as needed; performs recurring work independently.
Responsibilities and duties:
- Consistently maintain high levels of customer service
Project Management -
Provides support for initial, interim and closeout tasks of project management functions.
Organizes, manages, and maintains project records.
Prepares and maintains budgets for limited size project scopes and schedules (e.g., rural road construction).
Tracks financial obligations and expenditures.
Selects and adapts standard procedures to apply to project review of scope of project, design plans, and specifications.
Prepares draft contract documentation and correspondence when needed. Provides recommendations and guidance when needed.
Construction Inspection and Administration -
Understands regulations and has the ability to interpret plans and specifications, and performs inspection and analyses of civil engineering construction contracts (ex. rural road construction).
Independently inspects project documentation, construction records, and submittals.
Provides recommendations and guidance when needed.
Organizes, prepares and maintains project records, documentation, databases, and correspondence.
Data Compilation and Analysis -
Able to analyze, process, organize, extract, compile, interpret, compute and maintain project data, notes, contract documentation and records, budgeting records, and database records.
Able to analyze, process, organize, extract, compile, and interpret engineering manuals and standard engineering practices.
Able to communicate effectively.
Provides support for planning, organizing and managing training on project management, technical engineering design and inspection, and construction inspection and administration.
Critical Thinking, Initiative and Problem Solving -
Initiative to address problems and proactively plan based on historical work flow.
Must perform independently and in a group setting.
Must be able to use critical thinking skills to provide solutions.
The operations technician may travel infrequently offsite to meeting facilities or project sites (typically within the local commuting area with no overnight travel expected). Travel in, or operation of, a government vehicle may be required.
Required education, knowledge and skills:
Minimum one year college education progressing towards an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology, or related degree.
Minimum one year progressive experience working in construction project administration for a general contractor or for a Civil Engineering, Architectural, or Construction Project Management agency/firm.
Minimum one year of experience supporting Local, State or Federal construction projects.
Knowledge of construction technology, industry terminology, scheduling, construction practices, methods, techniques, costs, materials, and equipment.
Experience managing database applications and document controls
Understanding of construction financial reporting.
- Proficiency in word processing and developing and maintaining spreadsheets and
- Manage database entry and reporting of construction data using programs such as Microsoft Acccess, Excel, OneNote, and Oracle.
- Demonstrable skill in analyzing, planning, and coordinating business activities.
- Average agility and dexterity. Duties will include moderate walking over rough, uneven or slippery surfaces, recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, climbing ladders or similar activities, recurring lifting of moderately heavy objects less than 50 lbs. and regular visits to construction sites.
- Must pass a pre-employment background check
Ability to acquire a security clearance.
- Valid driver’s license
Project Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Project solutions Inc.