Founded in 1941, Dragados is a primary construction arm of ACS Group, consistently ranked first overall on the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 250 International Contractors List. Dragados is an industry leader in delivering all types of major infrastructure projects and has a proven track record of completing some of the largest, most complex, and first-of-their kind projects in the U.S. and across the globe. In North America alone, Dragados has experience delivering more than $40 billion worth of major infrastructure projects within the last 10 years and is currently ranked #5 in transportation and #31 overall on ENR's 2022 Top 400 Contractors list.
The Hampton Roads Connector Partners JV (HRCP) consisting of VINCI Construction, Dragados, and Flatiron has been selected to construct the $3.3BN Design Build project -the largest civil construction contract ever awarded by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).
The project scope across a 9-mile section of the I-64 will include: a new 3.5-mile bridge-tunnel crossing that will accommodate a total of 8 lanes of capacity across the water, replacement of the existing marine approach bridges and the addition of a third lane on I-64 in each direction. The twin 45 diameter 1.5-mile tunnels will be bored by TBM, creating the second largest TBM tunnel opening for a TBM in North America.
Principal / Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Research, plan, design, and administer engineering design project applying knowledge of design, construction procedures, zoning and building codes and building materials.
Function as the primary contact coordinating the resolution of problems, reviewing progress, recommending alternatives and advising on project objectives.
Develop or evaluate plans/criteria or special analyses required in support of the design effort. Provide consulting expertise within an area of specialization.
Capture all site feedback on deliverables and provide results back to client's off-site engineers
Efficiently completing various engineering projects maintaining primary focus on high quality and safety
Assisting the project manager with the planning, organization and management of the day to day project operations.
Oversee the maintenance of the Project Contacts, track subcontractor & supplier paperwork, subcontractor and suppliers contact information, owners representatives contact information and any other contact information pertinent to the project.
Attend job site meetings, if necessary, and take meeting minutes.
Oversee the project close out process. Obtain the required documents from subcontractors/suppliers. Prepare and submit close out documents as required in contract specs.
Prepare shop drawings, coordination drawings, or proposal drawings using AutoCAD.
Assist in preparation of as-built drawings using Adobe PDF and/or BlueBeam.
Prepare general correspondence when necessary.
Act as secondary support to answering phones in a professional and timely manner and take accurate messages when needed.
Assist with reception desk activities in the event the receptionist is busy or out of the office.
Be aware of meetings/appointments on calendars and remind if necessary.
Persistent follow up on all items requested from subcontractors/suppliers in order for the project to progress as scheduled.
Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.
Minimum 10 years' engineering design experience within Design-Build Projects.
Minimum 5 years' experience in construction and design of Temporary works in support of final design.
Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) is required.
Ability to assume responsibility, interface and communicate effectively with others is essential.
Broad generalized knowledge of personnel safety, process safety, and environmental principles / regulations.
Analytical ability of structures and geotechnical calculations
Project management and administrative skills necessary to plan, organize, coordinate, and control the development and execution of many projects - including cost and schedule control.
Ability to manage multiple assignments in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of a structured project management or project development and execution process a plus.
Excellent technical and problem solving skills to identify alternatives to challenges presented and select the most appropriate solution with minimal guidance or precedence.
Comprehensive compensation package
Health Insurance/Dental Insurance/Vision Insurance
Employer Paid Life Insurance and AD&D
Wellness benefits & Employee Assistance Program
Paid Time Off
This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise; employment in this job is an "at will" employment relationship.
Dragados USA Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.