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Arcadis U.S.Inc. Principal Resident Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: ARCADIS is seeking a Principal Resident Engineer - Rail Transportation to join our team in Chicago. Our ideal candidate will have spent at least 12 years as a Resident Engineer for transportation infrastructure projects including rail, light rail and/or subway - including track, switches/controls, traction power, facility, station and tunnel, projects. Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

+ Ability to manage and provide administrative, management, technical, and support related services as required to coordinate work between all applicable parties

+ Manage and review project documents such as RFI's and Submittals

+ Review and know client construction specifications and contract management

+ Lead management staff in negotiations with contractor and assist in preparing change documentation.

+ Work with project management staff in the preparation of the project budget

+ Work with project management staff with the management of project scope, budget, and schedule

+ Manage and provide analysis, and report on the project key performance metrics

+ Follow appropriate internal control safeguards to ensure consistent reporting of accurate information

Key Attributes:

+ Must be a team player who will be the primary point of contact for the client and the contractor

+ Must understand construction means and methods


+ Experience in project management related to construction

+ Ability to produce quality materials within tight time-frames and simultaneously manage several assignments

+ Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings

+ Excellent professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

+ A minimum of 12 years of experience related to construction management

+ BS/BA Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field

+ PE, PMP, CCM certification(s)

Why Choose Arcadis? Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world's most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles. Work alongside the industry's foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way. Arcadis. Improving quality of life. Transportation, quite literally, makes the world go around. But rapidly increasing urbanization, shrinking budgets and sensitivity to the natural environment demand an innovative approach to advance the future of mobility in all its forms and functions. Join us in developing advanced infrastructure while helping our clients get the most from their existing assets - through innovation and transformational thinking. Together, we will solve some of the world's most complex transportation and land development challenges. Help meet the demands of tomorrow - today. EEO statement We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with dis bilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.