VIEW JOBS8/23/2019 12:00:00 AM2019-11-21T00:00Construction Project Engineer - Limited Term Appointment
FLSA Status: Exempt
Months Per Year: 12
Hours Per Week: 37.5
This is a limited term appointment position for the duration of the CSI project; the anticipated term is from July 1, 2019 to September 30, 2021. However, this duration may be revised dependent on project progress at the discretion of the Director of Design + Construction.
Seattle University has an opportunity for a Construction Project Engineer to support the CSI Project Manager during the construction of a new 111,000 sf lab building and renovation of two existing buildings on campus.
Essential job functions:
Build and maintain relationships with the General Contractor and Design team
Maintain and track project paperwork and files and monitor progress of documents including:
Requests for Information (RFIs)
Changes in the contract – change order requests and change orders
Close out documents
Daily review of the construction site to assess progress and address issues in order to ensure delivery of a quality project. Photo documentation of the work progress.
Review of project plans and specifications and as-built documentation (red-lines)
Track documentation process and progress toward LEED certification
Coordinate site visits as needed for SU Operations staff, IT and others
Coordinate Commissioning and training activities
Compile information on WMBE participation on the project
Assist the Project Manager with planning and executing installation of Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment and signage
Assist the Project Manager with planning and executing moves of equipment and people
Perform other related duties as assigned to support the project.
Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, architecture or building science.
A minimum of three years of experience on-site in the construction industry.
Ability to interpret building drawings, understand specification and knowledge of scheduling practices.
Excellent problem solving skills
Ability to work in a diverse environment and cultivate relationships with a wide variety of campus constituents.
Previous Experience as a Project Engineer for a construction company
Project experience with science facilities
Experience with Bluebeam, Microsoft Project and other project management software
Experience with both new construction and renovations
Knowledge of Seattle Building Code and Washington State Energy Code
Benefits at a Glance
Consistent with its fundamental Jesuits value, Seattle University offers a wide range of benefits designed to care for the whole person. Choose from three different medical plans, a dental and vision insurance programs. Protect your income with life, short & long-term disability coverage, and plan for your future with a generous 10% employer contribution for retirement benefits. You may also take advantage of 100% tuition remission benefits for the employee and dependents, a subsidized transportation benefit, a wellness program with an onsite fitness facility, and a wide variety of campus events. Enjoy a generous holiday schedule, including a paid Christmas break closure, vacation and paid sick leave, and paid community service leave. For more information explore the Benefits website at: https://www.seattleu.edu/hr/benefits/
Applicants are also strongly encouraged to attach an electronic cover letter and resume when applying. Persons who need assistance with the recruitment process may contact the Office of Human Resources at: 206-296-5870. Job postings are open until filled, unless otherwise specified.
VIEW JOBS8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM2019-11-19T00:00Amazon is seeking an experienced Mission Critical oriented individual to fill the role of a Data Center Project Engineer. Amazon data centers serve as the foundation upon which our software operates to meet the growing demands of our customers. Deploying and operating data centers is synonymous with ensuring capacity, availability, flexibility, and capital conservation. This Mission Critical role will work with Business Development, design engineering, facility management, and other cross-functional teams to assess and select colocation facilities that meet our business requirements. The candidate will need an in-depth understanding of power distribution systems, backup power generation and fuel delivery systems, mechanical cooling systems, and fire suppression systems common to mission critical data centers.
As a Data Center Project Engineer at AWS, you will directly support site selection review and acceptance, commissioning and Integrated System Testing (IST), and final turnover to Data Center Operations. You will be responsible to investigate, document, and resolve any operational/design deficiencies which are encountered. You will work as part of a global colocation expansion team.
Successful candidates will be strong leaders who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and have a consistent track record of delivery. The DCGS business requires creative engineering balanced with high quality and customer focus. Amazon offers a fast paced, fun, and exciting work environment. We continue to grow at exponential rates and are looking for individuals that can support our speed to market, enjoy a challenge, and have a desire for professional growth and continuous learning experiences. Amazon's work environment is unique in every aspect and offers an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate.
The Data Center Project Engineer will be responsible for the following:
* Provide site assessments against AWS minimum requirements of collocation data centers, legacy facility upgrades, and general capital endeavors
* Perform risk analysis and availability calculations for vendor owned and operated collocation data centers
* Continually refine and adapt AWS minimum requirements to meet our business needs
* Perform root-cause failure analysis associated with equipment failures
* Work with local utility companies to understand and coordinate site utility requirements
* Work with local agencies having jurisdiction to ensure compliance with federal, state and municipal requirements and building codes
* Work with commissioning teams to properly test and validate installation, operation, and performance of electrical/mechanical/fire suppression systems
* Support of Operations including utilization, efficiency, and fail-over analysis on critical systems
* Interface with internal data center design teams, controls teams, R&D teams, server hardware teams, environmental health and safety teams to promote standards that maintain consistency and reliability in services delivered
* Having fun and offering creative, out of the box solutions
* Travel to Data Center sites as required - International & Domestic (up to 50%)
VIEW JOBS8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM2019-11-18T00:00Summary
Bring your project management skills to a career with the Best Transit Agency in North America (APTA 2018 Transit Agency of the Year)! This is an exciting time to join Metro Transit as we build the infrastructure for a future of safe, reliable transportation for our region.
We currently have openings for full-time Transit Capital Project Manager (TCPM) I positions within Metro's Capital Project Delivery Section.
This recruitment is open to the public and all King County employees. This recruitment will be used to fill one Career Service position and two Term-Limited-Temporary (TLT) positions. Special Duty Assignment may be considered for eligible internal King County employees. In addition, this selection process may be used to generate an eligibility pool for future career service, TLT (Term Limited Temporary) and/or STT (Short Term Temporary) positions that occur in this classification within Metro Transit over the next year, at the discretion of the hiring authority.
NOTE: If you are interested in being considered for future Transit Capital Project Manager I opportunities that may occur in the next year, you are encouraged to apply for this recruitment.
The work week for these positions are normally Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., but work outside of the normal work day may be required. Alternative work schedules may be considered. These positions are exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and are therefore not eligible for overtime pay.
Location: These position will sit in Metro's King Street Center offices at 201 S. Jackson Street, Seattle WA. King Street Center is located in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood, near the International District, waterfront, and served by regional bus and rail lines.
King County provides our employees with a free transportation pass (good on Metro, Pierce, Community and Sound Transit) and a generous benefits package, (see Benefits tab for more details).
Forms and materials required: An online employment application, completed at www.kingcounty.gov/jobs, with employment history going back at least ten years if you have ten years of employment (or more to include all relevant experience), answers to all supplemental questions, a resume, and a cover letter summarizing why you are interested in this position and detailing how you meet and/or exceed the requirements of the position, are required. All materials must be included for your application to be considered.
For questions about this recruitment, please contact:
Metro Transit Department
Transit Capital Project Manager I (Transit Engineer II) - Incumbents assist on capital projects and are considered entry-level capital project managers. They assist, in a training capacity, with capital projects under the direction of a higher-level Capital Project Manager. Assignments are specific, requiring the use of established methodologies. Incumbents assist with elements of capital project such as administrative research, drafting documents, proposing project changes and coordinating and implementing specific project related tasks.
* Provides a high-level of coordination and organizational support to Capital Division Project Managers during the planning, design, implementation, and closeout phases of capital project delivery. Assists with the development of project management documents. Gathers and analyzes data to inform project scope, schedule, cost and budget estimates, and risks
* Under supervision, may develop project scope, schedule, budget, funding and schedule for routine, low risk, low impact and often repetitive projects
* Assist with elements of capital projects such as administrative research, drafting documents, proposing project changes and coordinating and implementing specific project related tasks
* Assist in preparation of reports, studies, correspondence, long range plans or presentations
* Assist in preparing and updating project cost estimates and budget appropriation requests. Updates budget databases. Assist in budget research.
* Assist in drafting project schedules
* Monitor and communicate project status, scope, schedule, and budget. Inform TCPM II and above of any discrepancies
* Facilitates the exchange of information between project team members, internal and external stakeholders
* Organizes and participates in stakeholder meetings. Prepares necessary material for meetings including meeting agendas, presentations, and reports. Documents and follows-up on important actions and decisions from meetings
* Assist in the preparation of documents necessary for applicable notices, permits and approvals
* Assist in drafting of Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) narrative
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
Associates degrees in facility management, business administration, planning or closely related filed and/or two years of experience in coordinating and providing direct support to the project managers. OR the equivalent combination of education and experience in developing and updating scope, schedule and budget in project management that clearly demonstrates the ability to perform the job duties of the position.
* Understanding of project management processes, engineering terminology and construction methodology
* Ability to learn and understand contract administration techniques and principles
* Excellent communication and organization skills and strong attention to detail
* Self starter and able to manage and respond to multiple tasks, competing priorities and changing work environment
* Collaboration with various agency staff and frequent contact with outside consultants, equipment vendors, and outside contractors. Must be willing to work with a diverse group of people
* Knowledge of applicable automated systems and applications. Understanding of office software including: Oracle and Microsoft Office Suite and/or the ability to learn new software programs used to manage program/project budgets and expenses, schedules, services, and activities
* Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
* Ability to effectively interact and maintain relationships with people of diverse cultures and socio economic backgrounds
* Ability to work individually or as a team member
* Analytical skills
* Ability to become familiar with agency specific program and projects
* Degree in project management or engineering technology
Necessary Special Requirements
A valid Washington State driver's license (or ability to obtain Washington State driver's license upon hire) or use alternative transportation modes to travel to off-site locations.
Applications will be screened for qualifications, clarity and completeness. The most competitive applicants may be invited to participate in one or more interviews. Final selection will be subject to acceptable employment references.
This position is represented by the Technical Employees Association (TEA).
Class Codes: 714302 Transit Engineer II
King County Metro Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diverse perspectives, life experiences, and differences. King County Metro encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, people of all ages, and veterans. We are committed to being equitable and fair in providing equal access to opportunities for all.
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