Project Construction Engineer at Arcadis U.S.Inc. in Los Angeles, California

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Arcadis is currently seeking a Project Engineer to join our Los Angeles, CA team. The Project Engineer will provide technical and engineering support to the College Project Teams (CPT) including Project Managers and Construction Managers


  • Coordinates with Program Management Office (PMO) staff, contractors, architects, engineers, inspectors, consultants and College staff

  • Participates in, and occasionally runs, design or construction meetings

  • Makes field checks on construction, demolition, rehabilitation, alteration addition or repair projects to determine compliance with job specifications, plans, established College standards, and Division of the State Architect (DSA) requirements

  • Reads and interprets construction plans and shop drawings

  • Assists in preparing written materials including correspondence, reports, procedures, and guidelines

  • Supports development of weekly/monthly status and photos reports for project team

  • Reviews, estimates, negotiates, and processes construction change orders and construction field orders

  • Reviews and enforces construction and professional services contracts

  • Manages and directs contractors and outside consultants including reviewing and approving invoices

  • Assesses project risks and develops risk registers including mitigation strategies

  • Facilitates resolutions of construction and design issues

  • Coordinates with Architects for timely and accurate responses to requests for information, submittals, Construction Change Documents, etc..

  • Generates and distributes meeting minutes (construction meetings, design meetings, etc..)

  • Confirms contractor's maintenance of record drawings prior to monthly progress payments to the Contractor

  • Maintain project files in both electronic and paper format

  • Reviews submittals for conformance to plans and specifications

  • Generates and drafts Proposed Board Actions (PBA)

  • Other job-related duties or projects as assigned

  • Prepare Scope of Work documents for solicitation of consultant and contractor services.

  • Prepare project status reports.

Required Qualifications:


  • 5 years' experience in Management of multiple construction projects; experience within a large capital improvement program and familiarity with relevant Public Codes

  • BA or BS in Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning, Construction Management or a closely related field. Additional qualifying experience in excess to the minimum stated above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • 2 years' experience in Educational Facility Construction preferred  Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)

  • Knowledge of all parts of the project life cycle, to include master planning, design and closeout

  • Experience in alternative delivery method

  • Experience with using a web-based project management system such as Proliance

  • Experience in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects and/or the Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS)

  • Experience in Formal Construction Partnering

  • Experience with Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes or similar

  • A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California Architectural Board or Professional Engineer by the California State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

  • A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI)

Why Choose Arcadis?

Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world's most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles. Work alongside the industry's foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way. Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

Transportation, quite literally, makes the world go around. But rapidly increasing urbanization, shrinking budgets and sensitivity to the natural environment demand an innovative approach to advance the future of mobility in all its forms and functions. Join us in developing advanced infrastructure while helping our clients get the most from their existing assets - through innovation and transformational thinking. Together, we will solve some of the world's most complex transportation and land development challenges. Help meet the demands of tomorrow - today.

EEO statement

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.