Job Details

Project Engineer IIThe Port of Virginia
Job Start Date:Type of Position:Full-Time
Number of Openings:1
Job Location & Contact:
600 World Trade Center
Norfolk, VA23510
Job Description:
The Port of Virginia – Virginia Port Authority is seeking a Project Engineer II. The Project Engineer II (PE) provides engineering expertise in the planning, design, construction and maintenance of the Commonwealth-operated marine and intermodal terminal facilities. The PE ensures projects are accomplished on time, within budget and with the highest degree of quality available; utilizing resources effectively and efficiently. Provides administrative and budget control over assigned projects; provides oversight related to outside consulting Architectural/Engineers (A/Es) and construction contractors (KTRs). Maintains constant awareness of progress related to assigned projects; including the work performed by A/E and KTRs through detailed reviews (depending upon importance and complexity of work). Is responsible for the execution of assigned projects including coordination as appropriate with involved organizations and concerned parties. The PE will collaborate with the Engineering Leadership to determine the preferred method of accomplishing the objectives of each project. The PE monitors individual projects through the planning, design and construction phases. Provides cost and method analysis to support marketing efforts; identifies potential problem areas involving project scope. Participates in the creation of mitigation plans to resolve problems. Reviews all proposed construction contract change orders to ensure they are necessary, relevant, and within funding levels. Makes recommendations for approvals of change order, project plans, and associated budgets. Ensures compliance with all security, safety and environmental regulations and policies within work area at all times. This includes properly addressing issues through action or reporting issues and concerns to the Engineering Leadership. Ensures public records and information are managed, maintained, and disposed in accordance to the Library of Virginia retention and disposition schedules and the Virginia Port Authority records management policies and procedures. Position is designated mission essential for the purposes of extreme weather and other all hazard preparation and recovery activities. All other duties as assigned.
Experience Required:
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in engineering (civil, electrical, mechanical, port or architectural discipline). 3-5 years’ experience in engineering. Thorough knowledge of engineering principals, theory. Excellent communication skills: written, verbal and presentation. Proficiency with AutoCAD software. Strong problem solving and analytical skills. Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills. Exhibit sound judgment and professionalism in all aspects of the position. Work closely with employees at all levels and within all divisions of the Port as well as external stakeholders and customers. Preferred Qualifications Registered as a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Hands on construction oversight and administration. Knowledge of industry operations, policies, practices and processes. Experience in port-related engineering disciplines. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) programs.
How to Apply:
Application Deadline:
Jan 01, 1900