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Engineer I

State: California
Job Category: Engineering/Estimating
Job Code: 677
# of Openings: 3

Description

Job Title:                                   Engineer

Division/Department:                Operations

Location:                                   Selma, CA

FSLA:                                       Exempt

 

About Us

Our team, Dragados USA, Inc. and Flatiron West, Inc. collectively known as DFJV, brings the necessary HSR experience to successfully complete the California High-Speed Rail Construction Package 2-3 Project. The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) is responsible for the planning, design, construction and operation of the first high-speed rail system in the nation. The California High-Speed Rail System will connect the mega-regions of the State, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands.

 Construction Package 2-3 is a 65.5-mile route located within the counties of Fresno, Tulare, and Kings and the cities of Hanford, Corcoran and Allensworth. The Project calls for construction of a grade separated railway for a high speed train, relocation of existing BNSF and UPRR tracks, crossing of existing BNSF railroad tracks, construction of waterway and wildlife crossings, and roadway reconstructions, relocations, and closure as well as over a thousand utility relocations.

The almost $1.5 billion design-build contract will bring thousands of jobs to the Central Valley. The route will also provide environmental benefits, relieve roadway congestion, grade separate numerous railroad crossings and spur economic development.

     

    

    SUMMARY:

This role will perform a variety of engineering duties by applying basic engineering techniques and analyses.  The Engineer at this level is in a developmental mode, and will be trained under close supervision in the utilization of engineering theories and practices, and gaining exposure to Company procedures.  Assignment may be to a structured rotational program which would include experience in analysis, design inspection as well as construction management.  Some assignments involve CAE (computer aided engineering)/CAD (computer aided design) applications.  Willingness to travel or relocate to supplier, client, or construction site locations is expected.

 

      PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Performs various engineering and design assignments requiring the application of basic principles and fundamental theories studied in a four-year university engineering program, and available data in the engineering field.
  • Prepares or assists in preparing fundamental engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and designs.
  • Assists in the preparation of detailed requisitions for material purchase, services, and subcontracts.
  • Under the guidance of a more senior engineer, assists in reviewing supplier drawing submittals and technical bid analyses.
  • Assists in the preparation and issuance of specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.
  • Provides input to CAD Designer/Drafters working on the same project.
  • Establish design calculations and plans ensure matching to the guidelines, the code requirements and other regulations.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients in order to define their needs, explain technical information, concepts or study results.
  • Verify and complete request for proposals, estimates and other technical documents.
  • Executes additional duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

     REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Civil Engineering
  • 0-2 years of related work experience
  • Knowledge and experience with Scheduling software (i.e. Microsoft Project), Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Requires basic engineering knowledge in civil, or a related field. 
  • Familiarity with CAD, AGTEK, and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering is also required.
  • Organizational ability – able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and projects. Able to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach.

 

 

 

DRAGADOS USA, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER





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