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  • ... Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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    Full-time

  • ... Salary: 125382.4 per year
  • Posted on: Apr 24, 2024       Expires on: Jun 08, 2024

Resident Engineer   

JOB TITLE:

Resident Engineer

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Boston Massachusetts United States

REMOTE:

Yes

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Salary
$125,382.
40 Annually
Location
10 Park Plaza, Boston
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Number
24-20251
Department
MBTA - Capital Programs - Capital Support
Area
508-Capital Support
Opening Date
04/16/2024
Closing Date
5/1/2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Union Affiliation
L453 Professional
Safety Sensitive
Yes; this is a Safety Sensitive position.
Employees in this role will be subject to periodic physical examinations plus random drug and alcohol testing.
Essential Classification (Emergency Staff)
Yes; this position is classified as essential.
Employees in this role are required to report to work for their assigned work hours or as directed by supervisory personnel during declared States of Emergency.
On-Call or 24/7
Yes; this position is classified as on-call or 24/7.
Employees in this role must be available to respond to page / text / call and report to work as directed by supervisory personnel.

At the MBTA, we envision a thriving region enabled by a best-in-class transit system.
Our mission is to serve the public by providing safe, reliable, and accessible transportation.
MBTA’s core values are built around safety, service, equity, and sustainability and each employee that works for the MBTA performs their roles based on our vision, mission, and values.
This includes attendance, participation, and contribution in local safety committee meetings as needed.

Job Summary

The Resident Engineer will supervise the inspection and technical work performance of Signal and communications installation projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Make field inspections and investigations, ensuring the effective performance of the installation activities as well as their conformance with the plans and specifications.
  • Supervise and instruct assigned staff.
  • Check installation records and document progress to identify project schedules and cost problem areas, making recommendations as needed.
  • Confer with contractor representatives, MBTA, State, and other officials concerning installation work.
  • Hold periodic conferences with project personnel to review work plans and individual responsibilities.
  • Recommend approval of variations from plans and specifications.
  • Coordinate installation activities.
  • Review technical correspondence with contractors to check technical accuracy and promptness of payments.
  • Ensure budgetary goals are met and that all work is performed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites.
  • Respond or report to work as directed by supervisory personnel for emergencies, extreme weather conditions, or any other abnormal conditions that impair service or the safety of service, twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor, or co-worker courteously and professionally.
  • uphold the rights and interests of the Authority while building and maintaining an effective relationship with employees; assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the Authority’s rules, regulations, and collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti-Retaliation policies.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Minimum Requirements & Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Electronic, Civil or Structural Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field
  • Four (4) years of experience in civil construction, communications, security, or signal systems installation and/or building or facility construction with at least one (1) year of experience directing projects.
  • Effective organizational, multi-tasking, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Database applications.
  • Effectively communicate with regulatory agencies, community organizations, and others on technical and sensitive matters; have excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • Have a valid driver’s license.

Substitutions Include

  • A high school diploma or equivalent (G.
    E.
    D.
    ) and an additional seven (7) years of experience in communication systems installation may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Job Conditions:

  • Ability to effectively read, comprehend, communicate, and respond to instructions, orders, signs, notices, inquiries, etc.
    in English
  • Ability to provide internal and external customers with courteous and professional experiences
  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team (or supervise, if required)
  • Ability to uphold the rights and interests of the MBTA while building and maintaining effective relationships with employees and co-workers
  • Ability to adhere to rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable), and policies of the MBTA, including the EEO, anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and anti-retaliation policies
  • Have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting (unless if recent graduate), including overall employment, job performance, discipline, and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection)
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, comprehensive background screening, and medical Clinic screening, potentially including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screenings
  • Ability to work all shifts and / or locations assigned, directed, or necessary for this position, including (for some transit / operations roles) up to twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week as necessary to accommodate severe weather conditions, emergencies, or any other circumstances that may potentially impact service or the safety of service

Disclaimers and Definitions:

  • General Disclaimer: The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe a summary, general nature, and complexity of typical job functions and do not represent an exhaustive list of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities required of staff assigned to this position.
  • Application Deadlines: Applicants should apply as soon as possible, as the MBTA may stop considering applicants after a sufficiently large applicant pool is established.
  • Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here-in are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.
    Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
    See job description for role-specific requirements.
  • Work Eligibility: Although the MBTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer and on an unrestricted basis (the MBTA does not sponsor non-US citizens).
    However, if you have an unrestricted work authorization, or sponsored by a separate entity, you are welcome to apply for open positions.
    International students taking part in CPT / STEM / OPT programs through a university are eligible for internships and co-ops with the MBTA.
    In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to complete a Form I-9 to verify their identity and eligibility to work in the U.
    S.
  • Interviews: Candidates should ensure they arrive on time, are prepared, can remain for the duration, and if remote, are in a quiet place without distraction, for the interview.
    Candidates who do not attend their interview without advance authorization, including an email confirmation of a rescheduled time/date from Human Resources, will be considered a no-show and disqualified from consideration for the position.
    Related to rescheduling, on a one-time basis, and due to something emergent, you may be allowed to reschedule the interview.
    In addition, Human Resources may require documentation supporting the request.
    However, should you need to reschedule, you will need to contact your Recruiter directly by email.
  • Safety Sensitive Positions: Employees working in this classification will be subject to periodic physical examinations plus random drug and alcohol testing.
  • On-call or 24/7 Positions: Employees working in this classification must be available to respond to page / text / call and report to work as determined by assigned department or the Authority.
  • Essential / Emergency Staff: During declared "states of emergency," employees working in this classification are required to report to work for their assigned work hours or as directed by management.
  • ADA Accommodations: The MBTA makes reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.
    If you require an accommodation during this process, please contact the MBTA's ADA Unit at 617-222-5751 or hradaaa@mbta.
    com.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: The MBTA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
    For terms, descriptions, and definitions related to diversity, equity, inclusion, veteran status, and immediate family members that you may find on the application form, please visit mbta.
    com/careers-app-definitions.

Employment Benefits at the MBTA

The MBTA offers comprehensive benefits packages to employees.
Types of benefits offered at the MBTA are subject to the union affiliation / Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) of the position to which you apply.
Benefits that may apply to your position include the following:

  • Insurance: Health, Dental, Vision, Life (basic and supplemental), Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): Vacation, Personal Days, Sick Leave, Paid Holidays
  • Retirement: pension or deferred compensation 401(a), plus MBTA contributions
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to $10,000 per year)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) for student loans
  • Commuter Choice Parking Program: pre-tax benefits for parking
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA): pre-tax benefits for healthcare-related expenses
  • Discounted tickets for concerts, movies, travel / vacation, etc.
    via TicketsAtWork.
    com
  • Shopping discounts via GovX.
    com
  • Verizon and AT&T service discounts
  • And more.
    .
    .
The above information is meant to be a general overview of the benefit programs offered by the MBTA.
This summary is not a contract and is not meant to change the provisions of union contracts or Authority policy and does not establish a binding past practice.

The MBTA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Details

POSTED:

Apr 24, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

125382.4 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1714887406-431ee54e500203771152e9db51cd768a

LOCATION:

Massachusetts United States

CITY:

Boston

Job Origin:

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Salary
$125,382.40 Annually
Location
10 Park Plaza, Boston
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Number
24-20251
Department
MBTA - Capital Programs - Capital Support
Area
508-Capital Support
Opening Date
04/16/2024
Closing Date
5/1/2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Union Affiliation
L453 Professional
Safety Sensitive
Yes; this is a Safety Sensitive position. Employees in this role will be subject to periodic physical examinations plus random drug and alcohol testing.
Essential Classification (Emergency Staff)
Yes; this position is classified as essential. Employees in this role are required to report to work for their assigned work hours or as directed by supervisory personnel during declared States of Emergency.
On-Call or 24/7
Yes; this position is classified as on-call or 24/7. Employees in this role must be available to respond to page / text / call and report to work as directed by supervisory personnel.

At the MBTA, we envision a thriving region enabled by a best-in-class transit system. Our mission is to serve the public by providing safe, reliable, and accessible transportation. MBTA’s core values are built around safety, service, equity, and sustainability and each employee that works for the MBTA performs their roles based on our vision, mission, and values. This includes attendance, participation, and contribution in local safety committee meetings as needed.

Job Summary

The Resident Engineer will supervise the inspection and technical work performance of Signal and communications installation projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Make field inspections and investigations, ensuring the effective performance of the installation activities as well as their conformance with the plans and specifications.
  • Supervise and instruct assigned staff.
  • Check installation records and document progress to identify project schedules and cost problem areas, making recommendations as needed.
  • Confer with contractor representatives, MBTA, State, and other officials concerning installation work.
  • Hold periodic conferences with project personnel to review work plans and individual responsibilities.
  • Recommend approval of variations from plans and specifications.
  • Coordinate installation activities.
  • Review technical correspondence with contractors to check technical accuracy and promptness of payments.
  • Ensure budgetary goals are met and that all work is performed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Drive a company or personal vehicle to visit work sites.
  • Respond or report to work as directed by supervisory personnel for emergencies, extreme weather conditions, or any other abnormal conditions that impair service or the safety of service, twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
  • Respond to each inquiry, whether from a customer, vendor, or co-worker courteously and professionally.
  • uphold the rights and interests of the Authority while building and maintaining an effective relationship with employees; assist in the management of a workforce by ensuring the fair and consistent application and strict adherence to the Authority’s rules, regulations, and collective bargaining agreements (if applicable) and policies of the Authority including the EEO, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment and Anti-Retaliation policies.
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned.

Minimum Requirements & Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Electronic, Civil or Structural Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field
  • Four (4) years of experience in civil construction, communications, security, or signal systems installation and/or building or facility construction with at least one (1) year of experience directing projects.
  • Effective organizational, multi-tasking, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Database applications.
  • Effectively communicate with regulatory agencies, community organizations, and others on technical and sensitive matters; have excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • Have a valid driver’s license.

Substitutions Include

  • A high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) and an additional seven (7) years of experience in communication systems installation may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Job Conditions:

  • Ability to effectively read, comprehend, communicate, and respond to instructions, orders, signs, notices, inquiries, etc. in English
  • Ability to provide internal and external customers with courteous and professional experiences
  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team (or supervise, if required)
  • Ability to uphold the rights and interests of the MBTA while building and maintaining effective relationships with employees and co-workers
  • Ability to adhere to rules, regulations, collective bargaining agreements (if applicable), and policies of the MBTA, including the EEO, anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and anti-retaliation policies
  • Have a satisfactory work record for the two (2) years immediately prior to the closing date of this posting (unless if recent graduate), including overall employment, job performance, discipline, and safety records (infractions and/or offenses occurring after the closing of the posting and before the filling of a vacancy may preclude a candidate from consideration for selection)
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, comprehensive background screening, and medical Clinic screening, potentially including a physical examination and drug and alcohol screenings
  • Ability to work all shifts and / or locations assigned, directed, or necessary for this position, including (for some transit / operations roles) up to twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week as necessary to accommodate severe weather conditions, emergencies, or any other circumstances that may potentially impact service or the safety of service

Disclaimers and Definitions:

  • General Disclaimer: The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe a summary, general nature, and complexity of typical job functions and do not represent an exhaustive list of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities required of staff assigned to this position.
  • Application Deadlines: Applicants should apply as soon as possible, as the MBTA may stop considering applicants after a sufficiently large applicant pool is established.
  • Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here-in are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. See job description for role-specific requirements.
  • Work Eligibility: Although the MBTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer and on an unrestricted basis (the MBTA does not sponsor non-US citizens). However, if you have an unrestricted work authorization, or sponsored by a separate entity, you are welcome to apply for open positions. International students taking part in CPT / STEM / OPT programs through a university are eligible for internships and co-ops with the MBTA. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to complete a Form I-9 to verify their identity and eligibility to work in the U.S.
  • Interviews: Candidates should ensure they arrive on time, are prepared, can remain for the duration, and if remote, are in a quiet place without distraction, for the interview. Candidates who do not attend their interview without advance authorization, including an email confirmation of a rescheduled time/date from Human Resources, will be considered a no-show and disqualified from consideration for the position. Related to rescheduling, on a one-time basis, and due to something emergent, you may be allowed to reschedule the interview. In addition, Human Resources may require documentation supporting the request. However, should you need to reschedule, you will need to contact your Recruiter directly by email.
  • Safety Sensitive Positions: Employees working in this classification will be subject to periodic physical examinations plus random drug and alcohol testing.
  • On-call or 24/7 Positions: Employees working in this classification must be available to respond to page / text / call and report to work as determined by assigned department or the Authority.
  • Essential / Emergency Staff: During declared "states of emergency," employees working in this classification are required to report to work for their assigned work hours or as directed by management.
  • ADA Accommodations: The MBTA makes reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation during this process, please contact the MBTA's ADA Unit at 617-222-5751 or hradaaa@mbta.com.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: The MBTA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. For terms, descriptions, and definitions related to diversity, equity, inclusion, veteran status, and immediate family members that you may find on the application form, please visit mbta.com/careers-app-definitions.

Employment Benefits at the MBTA

The MBTA offers comprehensive benefits packages to employees. Types of benefits offered at the MBTA are subject to the union affiliation / Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) of the position to which you apply. Benefits that may apply to your position include the following:

  • Insurance: Health, Dental, Vision, Life (basic and supplemental), Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): Vacation, Personal Days, Sick Leave, Paid Holidays
  • Retirement: pension or deferred compensation 401(a), plus MBTA contributions
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to $10,000 per year)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) for student loans
  • Commuter Choice Parking Program: pre-tax benefits for parking
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA): pre-tax benefits for healthcare-related expenses
  • Discounted tickets for concerts, movies, travel / vacation, etc. via TicketsAtWork.com
  • Shopping discounts via GovX.com
  • Verizon and AT&T service discounts
  • And more...
The above information is meant to be a general overview of the benefit programs offered by the MBTA. This summary is not a contract and is not meant to change the provisions of union contracts or Authority policy and does not establish a binding past practice.

The MBTA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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