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GPTech is seeking a Project Controls Engineer to support the Department of State (DOS) Engineering Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts. The objective of these contracts is to obtain the full range of engineering and administrative expertise necessary to assist and support the DOS Office of Construction Management (CM) build and renovate diplomatic facilities abroad. The Project Controls Engineer will work closely with the Project Director (PD) of the DOS Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) in all contract administration matters. This position will be located in the given task order location. 

  • Perform full range of construction project controls tasks, including report drafting and production, cost management, schedule management, change order management, submittal management, and commercial construction operations.
  • Negotiate modifications and/or claims, interpret contract requirements, e.g. payment provisions, general conditions, and Division I of the specifications.
  • Manage the operations of the OBO local office as related to the construction contract’s cost and schedule. Prepare reports and other control documentation.
  • Develop a working knowledge of all administrative requirements of the construction contract and required contract deliverables.
  • Assure satisfactory and timely performance of all aspects of project controls. Provide control of the contractor’s submittals and as-built drawings.
  • Review contractor’s monthly application for payment and advise PD and/or Contracting Officer Representative (COR) of findings.
  • Review and evaluate requests for contract modifications with respect to their need and whether they are already a part of existing contract requirements.
  • Perform quantity take-offs and assist in the preparation of independent government estimates.
  • Negotiate modifications and/or claims, interpret contract requirements, e.g., payment provisions, general conditions, and Division I of the specifications.
  • Participate in meetings and conferences and prepare meeting minutes.
  • Maintain the daily construction log, organize daily inspection reports, track OBO equipment and project records.
  • Assist and mentor administrative staff.
  • Coordinate and cooperate with the PD/COR and other members of the PD’s staff.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned by the PD/COR.

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (any discipline), engineering management, construction management, or construction engineering from an accredited university in the United States and a minimum of 7 years’ experience on construction projects
  • Demonstrated experience in project controls report drafting and production, cost management, schedule management, change order management, submittal management, and commercial construction
  • Certification in cost consulting, cost engineering, cost technician, estimating professional, or scheduling professional preferred
  • Recent Primavera experience strongly desired 
  • Demonstrated experience in construction management
  • Knowledge of international codes
  • Experience working with multilateral or bilateral donors, such as U.S. Agency for International Development, World Bank, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency
  • Experience providing quality assurance for ongoing constructions projects
  • Experience in assessing and responding to requests for information
  • Experience in reviewing and evaluating design calculations and data from an engineering perspective
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite, i.e., PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
  • Knowledge of construction safety regulations, e.g., EM 385-1-1, OSHA
  • Ability to obtain and retain a Top Secret security clearance
  • Willingness to travel worldwide
  • Professional Engineering registration is preferred
  • Overseas experience required
  • Ability to provide either proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved reasonable accommodation for exemption upon employment or December 8, 2021, whichever is later, in accordance with GPTech policy

Thank you for applying and for your interest in Green Powered Technology. Only qualified candidates selected for further screening will be contacted. Candidates will be evaluated continuously. All are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as employment may be contingent upon a successful background check, security clearance, and/or customer approval.

The physical demands and work environment that are described in this position description are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

This position description is a summary of the essential functions and requirements of this position. This document is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties and requirements of the position; at any time, the employee’s manager may assign other duties as related, or as otherwise deemed appropriate and necessary, within the general scope of the role, without the need for additional compensation.

Green Powered Technology is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons, in all facets of the employment process. Green Powered Technology prohibits the discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, parental status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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