Lead Engineering Specialist
Covenant Consulting - Bloomington, MN

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Primary Purpose
Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role on a team upgrading the technology on multiple cell towers in the Minnesota area. With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods. Expands knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Vendor Management is 40%

Budget Management is 20%

Site Walks is 10%

Plan Review/Engineering Site Solutions 30%

An Lead Engineering Specialist primary responsibility is to work collaboratively with the Manager, Turf Director and the design/engineering team on the production of high quality deliverables on telecommunications projects - cell phone tower technology upgrades, in accordance with engineering practices and Divisional policies. Additionally, the lead Engineering Specialist will:

1.Manage/oversee the delivery of our work products and services to our Client's satisfaction.

2.Work closely with the Turf Director, Site Acquisition personnel, and Construction assists in delivering projects that meet budget, scope, schedule, and quality goals.

3.Manage and administrate Vendor Purchase Orders and approve invoices for 3rd Party A/E services for all Turf projects.

4.Develop good working relationships and communications with the Manager, Turf Director, Site Acquisition personnel, Construction Managers, Client representatives and Engineering Vendors.

Responsibilities identified herein define the minimum expectations for the position of lead Engineering Specialist.

Project Execution

oKeep the Manager, Turf Director, Market A/E team, Site Acquisition & Construction personnel fully advised as to progress of the work and any developments involving change in the scope of the contract work or otherwise which could affect the contract requirements and fee and/or Client relationships.

oReview the Client's comments and success parameters and verify that the Client's concerns are addressed. Check for impact on schedules, budget, and construction cost, and advise the Turf Director of any needed changes.

oMonitor and evaluate quality and progress of A&E subcontractor's work and self-performed work.

oAttend Joint-Scoping meetings.

oAttend Client review meetings.

oAttend Jurisdiction review meetings as required.

oUnderstand project milestones. Monitor status of milestones, and provide regular update of such to the project team.

oConsult with and advise the Turf Director, Site Acquisition and Construction Managers, regarding any questions raised in connection with the work.

oMaintain liaison with the Kansas City Production team, Site Acqusition team, and Construction Managers regarding constructability, design, and operations and communicate lessons learned to the Turf Director and the project team.

oSupport the Manager, Turf Director and market personnel in maintaining contact with the Client to monitor experience with project, Client's satisfaction, and suggestions.

Records & Project Close-out

oMaintain project records and files, in Documentum and Quickbase.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in engineering technology or sciences preferred or any other degree, specialized training, or experience, that makes the individual uniquely qualified to perform the job responsibilities.

Vendor management experience required.

Process management experience required.

Telecom/Wireless experience required

Preferred Job Qualifications
Project Management Skills,

Team Leadership Experience.

Vendor management experience.

Process management experience.

Written Communications, Drive For Results, Decision Quality, Priority Setting, Planning, Delegation, Directing Others, Conflict Management, Informing, Listening, Dealing with Ambiguity, Customer Focus, And Building Effective Teams. Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned. Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends Intermediate knowledge of company quality program Intermediate knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles Intermediate knowledge of procurement & contract administration Working knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating Supervisor Competencies

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Covenant Consulting is a newly developed company that is thriving in this rapidly changing technological age. We offer fully integrated...