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Resident Engineer

Department: 208 - CMS East
Location: Providence, RI

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MWH Constructors, a global leader in construction management and heavy civil construction of water and wastewater facilities, is currently seeking a Resident Engineer for a large heavy civil construction project in Southern New England. The project consists of earthwork and the construction of cast-in-place concrete structures. The Resident Engineer is the owner's representative for this public works project and provides oversight of the activities of the contractor.

Essential Functions

  • Manage a team of construction inspectors and others.
  • Coordinate daily inspections of the work including documentation and reporting.
  • Coordinate meetings, weekly progress meetings, and special meetings. Prepare agendas and minutes.
  • Execute the Quality Assurance Plan.
  • Review baseline schedule and monthly progress updates.
  • Review and verify monthly applications for payment.
  • Process contractor's submittals.
  • Process requests for information.
  • Evaluate contractor's cost proposals.
  • Oversee the change management system.
  • Manage the project risk register.
  • With the Safety Specialist, implement the safety plan of the construction management team.
  • With the Safety Specialist, observe and document the contractor's adherence to the requirements of its project health & safety plan.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of bachelor's degree in civil engineering or similar field.
  • A minimum of 15 years of experience as resident engineer or project manager in heavy civil construction.
  • Thorough understanding of construction cast-in-place concrete structures.
  • Strong focus and skills for construction safety.
  • Mangement, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Experience in change order management and defense of claims.
  • Thorough understanding of industry practices, processes, and standards.
  • Proficiency using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, BlueBeam, or Adobe Acrobat software.
  • Familiarity with project management information systems.
  • Must be able to enter awkward and confined spaces on a regular basis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current registration as a professional engineer.
  • PMP or CCM certification.
  • Experience in water/wastewater construction.
  • Experience in underground construction.
  • Proficiency using Primavera P6 Professional.


  • Group health & welfare benefits including options for medical, dental and vision
  • 100% Company Paid Benefits: Employee Life Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), Spouse and Dependent Life & AD&D, Short Term Disability (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program and Health Advocate
  • Voluntary benefits at discounted group rates for accidents, critical illness, and hospital indemnity
  • Flexible Time Off Program (includes vacation and personal time)
  • Paid Sick and Safe Leave
  • Paid Parental Leave Program
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Plan (company matching contributions up to 4%).
  • Employee Referral Program

MWH Constructors is a global project delivery company with a focus on water and wastewater treatment infrastructure. With the ultimate goal of delivering maximum value to clients and their local communities, MWH Constructors provides single-source, integrated design and construction services and a full range of project delivery methods. Incorporating industry-leading preconstruction services and safety practices, the Company’s multi-disciplined team of engineering and construction professionals delivers a wide range of projects, including new facilities, infrastructure improvement and expansion, and capital construction services.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

Please note that all positions require pre-employment screening, including drug and background check, as a condition of employment

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