CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING
Norbeck Technologies - Jacksonville, FL

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TECHNICIANS

Company Name:
Norbeck Technologies

Job Category:
Government/Military: Test Administrator

Location:
NAVFAC, Southeast, Jacksonville, FL 32212

Position Type:
Full-Time, Employee

Experience:
1 year minimum

Required Education Level:
Bachelor’s degree

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday-Friday, excluding Federal holidays

QUALIFICATIONS

Extensive technical and practical knowledge, and experience as an Engineering Technician (ET), Construction
Inspector, and/or QC/QA Specialist with a minimum of ten (10) years of experience on projects involving
architectural, civil, structural, HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, electrical, communications, and security systems.

At least one (1) of the two (2) ET’s must demonstrate experience on pier or wharf construction.

Ability to obtain a Department of Defense Confidential Clearance for unescorted visits in restricted areas

Sound understanding of engineering concepts, principles, and practices as they relate to construction

Ability to review technical engineering specifications and statements of work covering complex and diverse designs
or changes

Thorough knowledge of construction practices and methods

Ability to write and speak to report on progress and outcome of technical assignments and to present
recommendations to CM

Ability to monitor construction projects and implement effective controls to ensure a successful and timely
completion

Experience with critical path method (CPM) construction scheduling

Experience with the enforcement of safety and occupational health, procedures, laws and regulations as they relate to construction

TASK

Support the processing of claims/disputes/protests/termination actions as required

Participate, as requested, in FEC-sponsored Construction Assist Visits (CAV’s)

Assist in the facilitation and coordination of access passes/badges for contractor personnel, vehicles, and equipment including secured areas

Ensure official correspondence and submittals are included in the contract file

When requested, provide and update necessary data for corporate reporting systems such as ieFACMAN
(interoperable enterprise Facilities Management system). Use information technology tools effectively in performance of duties as set forth in applicable BMS sections

Provide overall coordination of the construction quality management program for assigned projects. Maintain working knowledge of the requirements set forth in NAVFAC Business Management System (BMS) as it pertains to Construction Quality Management.

Maintain extensive, daily contact with key contractor representatives to promote an atmosphere of partnering and
cooperation and to quickly resolve problems and maintain construction schedule

Coordinate temporary utility and communication hook-ups for contractor

Coordinate lay-down area and storage areas as required

Coordinate utility outages and road closures

Coordinate excavation, hot work, burn and other construction-related permits as required

Act as main point of contact for daily Supported Command interface/coordination in the field

Support collateral equipment installation and phone/data/communication connections

In conjunction with the CM, review and provide recommendations towards approval of contractor quality control
plan

Attend coordination and mutual understanding meetings, quality control preparatory and initial meetings, and
monitor three-phases of control for accuracy and thoroughness

Take/file/distribute progress photos

When allowed in the contract, verify quantity, condition, security, and insurance for payment of approved materials
and equipment not stored on jobsite/Government property

Validate quantity, condition, and approval of materials on site prior to invoice payments

Coordinate support to review and witness successful testing and commissioning/certification of critical systems (i.e.
mechanical-HVAC/TABS/DALTS/DDC, electrical-Pad Mounted Transformers/High-Voltage Systems/Switchgear
/Automatic Transfer Switches/Frequency Converters, fire and life safety/fire protection systems, roofing systems, and underwater structures). Assure quality workmanship in accordance with specifications and industry standards on
concrete/masonry/stucco/structural steel/bolting/welding and other building materials/structural systems as required

Ensure contractor certifies as required boilers and other pressure vessels, vertical transport systems, and crane
systems

Attend/witness selected tests and review all applicable test reports and results.

Actively participate in partnering sessions. Facilitate effective relationships and processes between contractors,
Supported Commands, and government team members

Attend and assist with issues discussed during the post-award kickoff meeting (as applicable) and pre-construction
conference, as well as all other mandatory meetings
Support the review/approval of all government approved technical and administrative submittals including but not
limited to the cost-loaded schedule, accident prevention plan, quality control plan, test plans/reports, performance
verification tests of major systems, etc.

Investigate engineering problems that may arise on construction contracts, such as unforeseen conditions, contractor
requests for information (RFIs), and dimension conflicts. Make recommendations for solutions to the CM

Assist in coordinating the delivery, storage, and use of government furnished equipment

Support preliminary scheduling meeting and review 3-week look ahead schedules. Review updates of the baseline
schedule with the CM to determine if contractor is ahead, on, or behind. Review the critical activities to ensure the
work on the construction contract remains focused on completion in the most reasonable time. Participate in the
weekly look-ahead meetings with the contractor to review project scheduling problems or concerns

Review contractor invoices for accuracy against actual work-in-place. Recommend approval/disapproval/partial
payment to CM

Review, endorse, and annotate as required contractor daily reports

Assure environmental compliance by contractor and coordinate Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) jobsite
visits when required

Review and verify the accuracy of as-built drawings on at least a monthly basis

When applicable, coordinate with CM and issue non-compliance notice to contractor

In conjunction with the CM, review Activity Hazard Analysis (AHAs) and ensure these are discussed by the prime
contractor and their respective subcontractors prior to beginning each work activity or when a new work crew is to
perform the work

Ensure that work is completed in accordance with the three phases of QC

In conjunction with the CM, review and provide recommendations towards acceptance of Accident Prevention Plan
and actively enforce compliance by the contractor

In conjunction with the CM, review and provide recommendations towards acceptance of Crane Critical Lift Plans
along with crane operation qualifications and certificate of compliance. Incumbent must be familiar with crane safety
requirements and NAVFAC P-307 (Management of Weight Handling equipment). Observe critical lifts.

Ensure contractor conducts weekly tool box safety meetings and attend on a periodic basis to ensure effectiveness

Ensure contractor is conducting monthly site safety self-evaluations and submitting the information with the pay
vouchers/invoices; Perform worksite safety assessments

Take appropriate, timely action to ensure contractor compliance of safety and health requirements, including leading
safety stand-downs as required and recommending dismissal of key contractor staff due to non-performance or
recurring violations

Coordinate Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) jobsite visits

Support reporting of contractor significant incidences/near misses, mishap investigations and the preparation of
reports

Support CM and contracting team in the modification process including assistance with government
estimates/proposal reviews and negotiations. Provide “field” level evaluation of contractor’s proposal for
constructability, hidden costs, alternative methods, etc.

Ensure safety information, labor law information, and all other required administrative information is properly
posted at the jobsite

COMPANY BENEFITS

  • Full Medical, Dental, Prescription
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation and Sick leave
  • Paid Short Term, Long Term disability
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