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  • Engineering Technician

    Job Locations US-VA-Portsmouth
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Engineering - Facility/Construction
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  • Overview

    SJS Executives has an immediate opening for an Engineer Technician. Our ideal candidate will have an extensive understanding of engineering concepts, principles and practices applicable to civil, mechanical, electrical, and/or environmental engineering concerned with the design, layout, and supervision of construction operations. 




    • Maintaining extensive, daily contact with key contractor representatives to promote an atmosphere of partnering, cooperation, quickly resolve problems and maintain construction schedule
    • Coordinating temporary utility and communication hook-ups for contractor
    • Coordinating lay-down area and storage areas as required
    • Coordinating utility outages and road closures
    • Coordinating excavation, hot work, burn and other construction-related permits as required
    • Acting as main point of contact for daily Supported Command interface/coordination in the field
    • Supporting collateral equipment installation and phone/data/communication connections
    • Assisting with coordination of warranty work if requested by facility owner/occupant
    • Assisting with investigation of potential latent defects
    • Installing cores, key facility and turnover keys to owner/occupant
    • Coordinating facility system training for owner/occupants/PW shops personnel

    Skill Set:

    • Ability to review technical engineering specifications and statements of work covering complex and diverse engineering designs or changes
    • Ability to write and speak to report on progress and outcome of technical assignments and to present recommendations
    • Knowledge of Primavera SureTrak scheduling software and/or other construction scheduling software packages
    • Knowledge of safety and occupational health principles, practices, procedures, laws and regulations as they relate to engineering performance requirements



    • Valid Driver's License
    • U.S Citizen - Proof of citizenship is required
    • 5 years experience as a Quality Control Manger for NAVFAC or the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers OR 10 years commercial foreman experience in one of the follow trades: Concrete, Mechanical, Electrical, Masonry or Carpentry 
    • 10 years experience within the construction field
    • Must be able to obtain base access 


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