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Scientific Research Corp

Mechanical Engineer

Post Date:Jan 03, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:1/3/2018Salary:
Location:US-SC-North Charleston Job Reference:5000155659406

Job Description:
The project site is located in the Reserva do Paiva development, in the city of Cabo de Santo Agostinho, south of the city of Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. The site includes multiple office and retail buildings with an inter-connected two-level parking garage. The U.S. Government (USG) I OBO entered into a lease agreement for approximately 3,600 square meters of a nine-story building. The lease includes multiple floors, portions of shared above ground and underground parking, and an adjacent retail space to be connected to the ground floor space. This includes full occupation of Levels 1 through 3, the western half of Level 4, and some portions of Level SS below Tower 1. The project consists of a 0/B/B interior fit-out of this leased facility and incorporation of vehicular and pedestrian controls around the perimeter. Scientific Research Corporation is an advanced information technology engineering company that provides innovative products and services to government and private industry, as well as independent institutions. At the core of our capabilities is a seasoned team of highly skilled engineers and scientists with multidisciplinary backgrounds. This team is challenged daily to provide cutting edge technology solutions to our clients. PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• The incumbent is responsible for performing technical inspections of civil and structural work, monitoring the contractor's quality control program, and reviewing project drawings and specifications to ensure compliance. A Mechanical Engineering degree from an accredited University is required for this position.
• The incumbent ensures that the contractor is performing the required contract work in accordance with the design documents.
• The incumbent must be able to read design/construction drawings and be able to understand design narratives and calculations.
• Review engineering shop drawings and determine if the contractor has complied with the final design parameters.
• Observe onsite construction and determine if construction elements are being installed, formed, and executed properly.
• Responsible for performing quality assurance tasks, ensuring contractor's work is properly inspected and corrective actions take place, ensuring materials meet contract, reviewing contractor submittals for compliance with contract requirements, and resolving cont1icts.
• Monitor the construction contractor's quality assurance and safety program. Observe onsite construction and determine if construction elements are being installed, formed, and executed properly.
• Monitor construction progress vis-a-vis the project schedule and submit weekly progress reports with recommendations based on the technical review of project documents and field inspections.
• Perform technical inspections of the electrical elements of the project.
• The incumbent must understand and be able to interpret drawings in his/her discipline and have a basic understanding of the principals of his/her engineering discipline and how it fits in with other engineering disciplines. Work on the Recife Lease Fit-Out Project site construction will be performed to U.S. standards; the incumbent should have current working knowledge of acceptable products and procedures.
• The incumbent must be able to review shop drawings and submittals from the contractor and determine if coordination with other disciplines are necessary in addition to monitoring on-going construction work to identify problems or non-compliance with design or contract specifications
• Prepares construction reports detailing construction progress and identifies any problem with the construction process related to the incumbent's area of expertise. After problems are discovered, evaluate contractor's proposed remedy. Formulate solutions for the Branch Chief/Project Director.
• Work will be performed to U.S. standards; the incumbent should have current working knowledge of acceptable products and procedures.
• The incumbent will review design documents (drawings and specifications) that the A/Eprepares as well as perform quality assurance for the construction project in his/her technical area of expertise.
• Scientific Research Corporation offers a competitive salary, an extensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages excellence. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Scientific Research Corporation is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status. MINIMUM SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:
• Must have Final Secret, Interim Top Secret (TS), or Final TS security clearance issued by the Defense Security Service at the time of proposal
• Must be able to obtain an Interim TS or Final TS security clearance with DS granted Acceptability Review (AR) before deployment
• Four (4) year Mechanical Engineering degree (Bachelor's or higher) from an ABET accredited university and program + a minimum of 7 years of on-site vertical construction experience (field activities on buildings). Your resume must clearly demonstrate this required background
• Shall have a mechanical engineering degree from an accredited university in the United States and a minimum of 7 years of experience in the commercial construction industry
• Design office experience shall not count toward an employee's experience
• An active Professional Engineering License (PE) is acceptable in lieu of a degree
• Minimum of 7 years of experience required on construction projects of similar scope and value to the project supported by this Task Order
• Knowledge of International Codes required
• Develops working knowledge of all technical requirements of projects
• Provides Quality Assurance for ongoing construction project
• Reviews contractor submittals
• Prepares responses to Requests for information (RFI) for questions related to engineering
• Evaluates proposed submittal substitutions with engineering implications; makes recommendations to the Project Director
• Coordinates the development of Independent Government Estimates (IGEs) for modifications and change orders
• Reviews and evaluates design calculations and data from an engineering perspective
• Prepares Monthly Progress Report summarizing project status, with emphasis on engineering
• Other related duties as assigned by the Project Director DESIRED SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:
• Overseas experience preferred
• Professional registration is preferred Work Location: Recife, Brazil (U.S. Consulate) Project Duration: 18 months with expected follow on work within the program Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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