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Underground Construction Construction Engineer/Project Engineer in Benicia, California

About Us

Underground Construction Co., Inc. has provided quality gas, power, airport fueling and telecom construction services for over 80 years. Since laying our first pipe in 1936, we have successfully completed thousands of government, commercial and private sector construction projects throughout the United States. Underground Construction Co., Inc. is one of the oldest and most respected contractors in the West. We continue to lead our industry in safety, quality, customer satisfaction and community service. Our complete and diverse range of construction services includes gas transmission and distribution, electrical transmission and distribution, airport fueling facilities, industrial and special projects.

Our projects are regulated by federal and state laws which require all employees to successfully pass criminal background checks, MVR, and drug tests (post-employment and random testing).

About the Job

This position will report to the Underground Electric division. They will provide support to the Superintendent and Project Manager by performing routine daily activities and assisting in gathering and distributing information to team members.

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development of the project estimate & associated negotiations

  • Work with the safety department to develop a site specific safety plan

  • Work with the Superintendent to obtain & setup the required yard & office equipment

  • Develop & accurately update the project schedule

  • Submit weekly report to the owner containing project status, schedule update, safety report, two-week look ahead, outstanding issues, & pending change orders

  • Maintain communications with all members of the construction team including the owner & its representatives, the inspection team, subcontractors & any other stakeholders involved

  • Forecast project Cost to Complete & present findings to executives on a monthly basis

  • Determine & track change order conditions & submit to owner for approval & billing

  • Prepare a set of red line As-Built drawings for the owner’s archive

  • Closeout project when complete

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering or equivalent

  • Possesses strong written & verbal communications skills & manages time effectively

  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications

  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Microsoft Project & Excel

  • Detail oriented with a positive attitude & eagerness to learn

  • Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license

  • Must be able to pass standard background and drug screening

  • Ability and willingness to travel to job-sites for daily visits or extended assignments based on project needs

    It is the continuing policy of Underground Construction to afford equal opportunities for all qualified persons, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status or any other protected class at the local, state, or federal level. No person shall be excluded from employment consideration on the basis of these factors.