Construction Resident Engineer in Atlantic City, NJ at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/30/2019

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If you have an eye for detail and experience in quality control, Parsons has an opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a construction resident engineer to perform complex quality control inspection activities on assigned projects and/or functional areas. This is your chance to help us uphold the reputation for quality that Parsons has been building since 1944.

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons as the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA’s Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA’s nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.

The Construction Resident Engineer will be responsible for various construction and installation work at the William J. Hughes Technical Center.  Resident Engineer is responsible to monitor the subcontractor on the site and to act as the representative for the Construction Project Manager.  The Construction Resident Engineer must have a thorough knowledge of the scope of work, drawings, specifications, general and site specific safety.  It is the Construction Resident Engineer's responsibility to monitor the subcontractor for quality, security and safety at all times. The Construction Resident Engineer assists the Engineer in application of principles, methods, and techniques of civil engineering technology, reviews project specifications and confers with the Engineer concerning assistance required, such as plan preparation, acceptance testing, and evaluation of field conditions, design changes, and reports. This worker prepares reports detailing tests conducted and their results, including weekly progress reports and construction diaries. Continuously monitors the subcontractor’s performance and progress and shall advise the Parsons team when performance and progress is not in accordance with the construction contract and/or approved baseline schedule


•               Performs inspections and surveillance based on training received.

•               Interacts cross-functionally with project team members and management. 

•               Implements inspection, examination, and testing procedures and records inspection, examination, and testing data.

•               Plans inspections, evaluations, and tests; setting up tests, including preparation and set-up of related equipment.

•               Evaluates the validity and acceptability of inspection, examination and testing results  and reports inspection, examination and

              testing results.

•               Evaluates the adequacy of specific programs used to train and test inspection, examination, and testing personnel

•               Performs and documents inspections of subcontractor work.

•               Oversees subcontractor inspections and review of subcontractor work.  Reviews and audits subcontractor generated quality


•               Performs First-Article / In-Process Inspection as needed (may include source inspection).

•               Ensures compliance to HSE requirements applicable for their work scope.

•               Participates in establishing and implementing a Quality Controls Inspectors certification program.

•               Participates in qualifying and certifying QC Inspectors at all levels.

•               Documenting and communicating inspection results in a clear and concise manner.

•               Understands contract requirements and subcontractor(s) contract requirements.

•               May provide technical guidance to lower-level Quality Control Inspectors.

•               Performs other functions associated with this position as appropriate.

  • It is anticipated that individuals will be certified to perform activities in one or more of the following areas (or subjects):   Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Instrumentation and Controls, Civil, Structural, Architectural, HVAC, Welding, Non-Destructive Examination, Receiving, and Special Processes. 


  • 4-year degree in Engineering or related field and 10 plus years related construction experience or a High School or Trade School diploma and equivalent work experience (10+ years) is required.  


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.


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