SHORT ELLIOTT HENDRICKSON, INC. Construction Project Representative in JOHNSTON, Iowa

Job TitleConstruction Project RepresentativeLocationJohnston, IA,PracticeConstruction ServicesDepartment DescriptionShort Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH) is an employee-owned company comprised of more than 800 engineers, architects, planners, scientists and talented professionals who work to provide exceptional service and value to our public and private clients. SEH employee-owners solve our world's complex challenges of renewing infrastructure, improving mobility, engineering clean water and designing better places all which contribute to Building a Better World for All of Us. We've been in business for more than 90 years with evidence of our work in more than 40 states.Brief DescriptionSEH is seeking a Construction Project Representative with public and private development experience, to be a part of our growing Construction Services Practice. This position will be based in our new and growing Des Moines, IA or our Mason City, IA office, depending on candidate location.Responsibilities for this position include observing construction on a variety of Civil, Transportation, and Municipal infrastructure projects to verify compliance with approved plans and specifications, documenting the day-to-day field activities, material sampling and testing, and measuring of quantities. This position will also prepare for and conduct preconstruction, progress, and conflict resolution meetings, negotiate and prepare change orders, and effectively interact and communicate with clients, contractors, and other SEH personnel.This position is seasonal in nature. While in the office, work may include design or CAD activities, assisting with development of proposals, estimating project budgets and schedules, and completing constructability reviews of project plans depending on workload and ability of the candidate.Job RequirementsRequired Qualifications:Minimum of two (2) year's experience as a Construction Project Representative.Previous experience as a Construction Project Representative on projects involving earthwork, concrete and bituminous paving, site improvements, and street/utility construction.Excellent record keeping and communication skills.Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions.Ability to walk and climb over rough terrain associated with construction sites.Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and be able to provide own means of reliable transportation.Ability to travel as needed for team meetings, client consultations, on-site observations, etc. Occasional overnight travel will be required.Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, etc.)Preferred Qualifications:Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.Previous experience and working knowledge of AutoCAD or MicroStation.Possession of applicable DOT Technical Certifications.How To ApplyFor confidential consideration, apply on line or send your resume and salary requirements via fax to 651.490.2138. Please refer to the job number if you choose to fax.Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees according to all applicable equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, directives and regulations of federal, state and local governing bodies and agencies. In keeping with this commitment, it is the policy of Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a covered veteran.CurrencyUSDAmount of TravelOccasional TravelShort Elliott Hendrickson Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees according to all applicable equal opportunity and affirmative act