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Ghafari Office Engineer - Construction in Chicago, Illinois

Responsibilities

The Office Engineer is responsible for assisting the Resident Engineer with preparation of all contract documentation and correspondence related to the project and ensures that all contract documents are forwarded to the project Field Inspectors and the Contractor.

Assignment Responsibilities:

The Office Engineer shall be responsible for maintaining all documentation associated with projects during construction and closeout. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Preparing and maintaining the project quantity books, review and audit inspector’s daily reports (IDRs), material inspection inquiries and project correspondence

  • Prepare and maintain contract change orders

  • Coordinate and process contractor’s submittals, Requests For Information, and preparation of Field Orders

  • Preparation of project for pre-bid on through construction closeout

  • Distribution and maintenance of the Issued for Construction Drawings and Specifications to team

  • Actively participate in all progress meetings, preparation of agendas and meeting minutes

  • Post construction, closeout documentation

  • Maintains all project files via CM13 and SharePoint

  • Responsible for maintaining the General Conditions Administration Plan

Qualifications

Experience Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience working on construction projects as either a field engineer or office engineer

Degree / Certifications:

  • Bachelor Science Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or equivalent

  • IDOT Documentation

  • Proficiency in basic computer programs

Overview

Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. For nearly forty years, we have taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Our full-service, in-house team works together to meet the unique demands of each project. Working side by side, market experts and discipline leaders exchange insights to uncover new opportunities for efficiency. This rigorous collaboration allows us to bridge smart design with precise functionality.

Ghafari was founded on the promise of technological innovation. Today, we are recognized as a pioneer in adopting and standardizing the latest advancements in our field. We aim to remain at the forefront of our industry and create ever-smarter spaces that help clients navigate new demands within their field.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

Connect to our job portal (https://ghafari.jobs)

By fax at 313.436.8624; Attn: Human Resources

By mail at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126; Attn: Human Resources

In person at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126.

By email at hr@ghafari.com

If there are any questions or additional accommodations that are required, please contact 313.441.3000 for assistance.

It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Job ID 2019-1351

Job Location US-IL-Chicago

Category Construction Management

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