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Engineer
CompanyNorth Wind Site Services
LocationAnchorage AK
Job TypeFull Time
Date10/16/2018
  
Job Responsibilities

Position Summary

North Wind Site Services is currently seeking Engineers; Mechanical, Electrical, Civil Environmental or General Engineering to provide direct support to the Air Force at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) in Anchorage, AK.   Primary duties include the planning, programming, and budgeting of Military Construction (MILCON) projects for the 611th CES remote sites throughout Alaska and Wake Island.

Responsibilities

  • Monitors/oversees construction projects for new construction, renovations, and improvements to real property facilities from start to finish including performance of preconstruction site surveys all the way to completion of as-built drawings. 
  • Prepares/reviews of designs for a variety of real property facilities construction projects, determining design criteria, putting together cost estimates and time schedules, preparing architect and engineer (A&E) statements of work, etc. specializing in mechanical infrastructure.
  • Performs a wide range of engineering duties surrounding O&M functions to encompass the maintenance, repair, upgrade, and operation of a variety of infrastructure facilities and utilities.  Assists in evaluating construction bids.
  • Plans, programs and budgets for Air Force MILCON and infrastructure projects in support of the Pacific Region Support Center (PRSC) and 611th CES.   Prepares DD1391 packages including specifications, cost estimates, site planning documents, and supporting technical documentation.
  • Develops and/or reviews specifications and schedules for assigned portions of the project, and assists in negotiating for utility services for the construction period.  Inspects and/or oversees inspection of construction for compliance and recommends resolution of differences with     contractors. 
  • Some travel is required to Alaska and Wake Island sites to perform facility condition assessments of their facilities and infrastructure.   Teams will assess mechanical, structural, and electrical components of facilities and document conditions and systems needing repair and upgrade.
  • Works with Builder 3.3.9 database, which is an enterprise system the Air Force and DOD utilizes to document and roll up condition assessment data for each facility.   Builder data is used in the planning, programming and budgeting process. 
  • Prepares high level and detailed cost estimates using a variety of tools including RS Means and Parametric Cost Estimating System (PACES) software.
  • Prepares/reviews change orders prior to contract modification.
  • Ensures federal, state, and local codes concerning health, safety, and the environment are strictly adhered to in the programming, design, and construction of real property facilities. 
  • Uses computers/computer software such as information management and project tracking programs to solve engineering/architectural problems. 
  • Uses Facility Engineering computer software such as Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) programs and PACES to ensure project design submittals and proposals meet programmed project design parameters. 
  • Keeps current on relevant software applications and seeks new applications to facilitate work. 

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline 1-208-528-8714 or mail  hr@northwindgrp.com for assistance.

    North Wind Construction Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    Qualifications
    • College degree in engineering or construction management discipline.
    • Five (5) plus years of experience in engineering or construction management
    • Department of Defense (DOD) and/or Air Force experience is preferred. 
    • Driver’s license
    • Clean record to pass a DOD National Agency Check (NACI) background check to obtain any required security passes, network access, and clean driving record