Calista Corporation Student Project Engineer in Anchorage, Alaska
JOB SUMMARY: The Student Project Engineer is responsible for assisting the Project Manager, onsite Superintendent, Foreman, and Project Engineer and Quality Control Systems Manager with management, documentation, and execution of the project. This is a temporary position expected to last for approximately four (4) months or longer. The Student Project Engineer will mostly work in the field and occasionally in the office.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Collect timecards and equipment usage reports. • Assist Quality Control Systems Manager, Superintendent with daily report administration. • Enter information into Heavy Job software daily for time and equipment entry; maintain and report cost and quantities. • Enter information to USACE QCS/RMS software daily. • Document fieldwork with photographs and generate photographic logs. • Review and calculate quantities upon receipt of pay estimate. • Coordinate tasks with grade checker. • Communicate with the grade checkers for quantity calculations. • Administer site storm water pollution prevention plan (SWPPP). • Maintain an organized office space and field office. • Maintain job diary, job photograph and video logs. • Draft correspondence as needed. • Document changed work and conditions for Superintendent, Project Manager and Corporate Office. • Assist with project health, safety, and environmental requirements. • Assist Superintendent and Project Engineer with updating project schedule. • Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner. • Perform other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
• Familiarity with construction industry and willing to learn heavy civil construction trade.
• Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
• Ability to gather and analyze information skillfully and develop alternative solutions.
• Ability to work well in group problem solving situations.
• Ability to focus on solving conflict, maintain confidentiality.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to read and interpret technical documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.
• Ability to set and achieve challenging goals; demonstrate persistence and overcome obstacles.
• Ability to prioritize and plan work activities; use time efficiently.
• Ability to approach others in a tactful manner; react well under pressure;
• Ability to be accurate and thorough with work product; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
• Ability to observe safety and security procedures; determine appropriate action beyond guidelines; report potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment and materials properly.
• Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands, change approach or method to best fit the situation.
• Ability to responds to management direction and take responsibility for own actions.
• Ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe and efficient manner.
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
• Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
• Ability to use a computer and good working knowledge of standard business software applications presently used by the Company; ability to learn new applications.
QUALIFICATIONS: • Completion of 2 or 3 years’ postsecondary education in Construction Management, an Engineering Discipline, Surveying, Environmental Engineering, or related course studies. • Experience in the construction industry preferred; heavy civil construction strongly preferred. • Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) Certification preferred. • Valid state driver’s license and must be qualified to operate a vehicle under the conditions of Company’s Driving Policy. • Ability to pass a drug, driving record and background screening.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is based in Alaska remote locations, but consistent with typical construction environments. Work will require weekend and/or evening work.
PHYSICAL/VISUAL/MENTAL/ENVIRONMENAL DEMANDS: The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Physical Effort Frequently - Sitting, Standing, Walking, Reaching Overhead, Talking, Grasping, Lifting (25 lbs. or less), Carrying (25 lbs. or less), Eye/Hand Coordination (Foot) and Driving Visual Acuity Frequently - Distance Vision, Peripheral Vision, Depth Perception and Ability to Adjust Focus Continuously - Close Vision Mental Effort Frequently - Handling Stress & Emotions, Making Decisions and Adjusting to Changes Continuously - Thinking Analytically, Verbal/Written Communication, Concentrating on Tasks, Remember Details and Examining/Observing Details Environmental Factors Frequently - Cold Temperatures, Heavy Machinery, Dirty (Soil), Dry, Fumes, Gases, Odors, Dust, Grease, Oil, Mud, Moving Mechanical Parts, Working Alone and with Others
PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and their descendants and spouses, and to shareholders of other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003-2(i).
Additionally, Brice Civil’s. policy is to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status. When applicable, Brice Civil’s policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: It is Brice Civil’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.
The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.
Requisition ID: 205003COMPANY1