Utilities Engineer

Riverdale Park, MD 20737

Posted: 09/27/2018 Employment Type: Temp/Contract to Direct Industry: Energy/Utilities Job Number: real_street-1798 Pay Rate: 80,000 - 95,000

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As the leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have a great assignment for a Utilities Engineer (Construction) with one of our top clients.  As a Utilities Engineer (Construction), you will be supporting our client, one of the world’s largest engineer, procurement, construction (EPC), maintenance and project management companies.  The Utilities Engineer (Construction) will join the project team supporting the construction of a large transit project.

Job Responsibilities

The Utilities Engineer (Construction) will be responsible for providing construction engineering and technical support on utility relocations and new permanent utilities as the job progresses, including:

  • Receiving and distributing project design documents, often supervising the construction engineering office
  • Managing the site survey and providing horizontal and vertical control
  • Assisting craftsmen, foreman and project supervision with regard to construction-related issues identified on drawings
  • Performing surveillance / examinations, if required, to ensure that the Quality objectives are being met for the project
  • Performing constructability assignments in the office
  • Coordinating system completion and turnover with regard to start-up activities for assigned systems
  • Providing technical interpretation of design documents in support of construction managers, superintendents and contractors and provides specific expertise for problem- solving activities
  • Coordinating the completion of construction activities in assigned systems and preparing punch lists to ensure the readiness of systems for release for turnover to the client or for start-up
  • Scheduling and coordinating the release of construction design documents in support of the construction schedules
  • Coordinating the preparation and revision of technical work procedures consistent with project design and construction requirements
  • Preparing and conducting training of assigned engineers

Specific qualifications for the Utilities Engineer (Construction) role include:

  • B.S. degree or higher in an engineering field or 10+ years of experience in civil / highway construction
  • Minimum of five years field experience working on utility relocations and new permanent utility projects
  • Knowledge of Primavera P6
  • Must have experience assisting and coordinating with all utilities and utility contractors
  • Utility background is a plus
  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Health, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid time off

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