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Baxter & Woodman, Inc. Civil Engineering Technician in Crystal Lake, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: *POSITION: Engineering Technician POSITION SUMMARY:* Baxter & Woodman, Inc. is seeking an Engineering Technician for our Chicago, Crystal Lake, Naperville, or Mokena, IL offices. We are seeking an Engineering Technician with 10+ years of experience in field observation, construction management and/or public works management. You will need to be available on- call in a seasonal capacity to assist our clients in a variety of projects and assignments located in our service regions. These are temporary assignments that will be 12-52 weeks in duration with variable schedules and/or hours and located at one of our construction or project sites.Types of projects include: water main, water pumping and booster stations, wastewater treatment plants and lift stations, storm and sanitary collection systems, and water distribution systems, and associated pipelines and structures. *OTHER DUTIES INCLUDE:** Conduct on-site observation of work, repairs, and testing, as needed.* Recommend alterations to development and design to improve the quality of projects* Monitor progress schedule and shop drawings.* Requires effective communication, both oral and written, with residents, businesses, and public agency representative.* Resolve construction conflicts and prepare cost-effective solutions.* Endeavor to provide protection for owner against defects and deficiencies in the work.* Serve as liaison with contractor, working principally through contractor's superintendent.* Maintain job site records of Daily Reports, job meeting minutes, approved shop drawing submittals, and pay requests.* Maintain records of time, equipment, and material needs for any changes in the work that may result in a change order. Review and request adjustments of compensation and/or contract time.* Prepare payment estimates.* Address resident complaints and concerns.* Coordinate with the contractor and other duties as needed or assigned.*REQUIREMENTS:* * Must have high school diploma or equivalent.* 10+ years experience in construction management and/or public works management.* Ability to travel throughout Chicago area (own transportation).* Strong written, verbal, and organizational skills.*Baxter & Woodman is an equal opportunity - affirmative action M/F/Vet/Disability employer*