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Construction Design Engineer- Hunt Valley, MD

Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,600 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT, currently ranked #51 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms.
Position summary: Project team member responsible for assisting with: (1) providing project design and construction administration support, (2) using knowledge of general engineering and construction principles and practices to interpret, organize, coordinate, communicate, and execute assignments with limited supervision, (3) providing support to other team members, and (4) other tasks as may be assigned by the Project Manager/Supervisor. As a condition of employment, hire will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Proof of vaccination will need to be submitted as part of the interview/hiring process. 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Facilitate management of project sub-consultants and in-house support disciplines
  • Attend various meetings, record, and distribute meeting minutes
  • Communicate and coordinate with team members to ensure project completion by the defined milestones and established quality guidelines
  • Aid with preparing construction cost budgets and estimates
  • Compile contract plans, specifications, and estimates of engineering documents for advertisement and bidding activities
  • Read and interpret construction documents such as drawings, specifications, geotechnical reports, testing and inspection reports, maps, aerial photography, topographical surveys
  • Assist in clarifying and interpreting the intent and scope of the Construction Documents
  • Maintain a tracking system for project construction records (Submittals, RFI’s, ESI’s / ASI’s, PCO’s)
  • Review and take appropriate action with Contractor’s submittals and RFI’s
  • Coordinate with design team to respond to Contractor’s submittals and RFI’s
  • Assist in responding to Contractor’s inquiries and questions and provide supplemental information as appropriate
  • Aid in the review of the Contractor’s requests for change orders
  • Support review of Contractor’s guarantees and warranties
  • Assemble and distribute the official punchlist(s)
  • Assist in reviewing Contractor’s record drawings, O&M instructions, and all other close-out documentation
Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Required Skills
  •  Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, architecture or a related field from an accredited engineering, construction management or architectural program
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in a design or construction related discipline. 
Working Conditions
 Work is performed within a general office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment. Field work is required on occasion where work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 50 lbs.) may be required as needed. Regional travel, generally within the Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware area, will occasionally be required for meeting attendance and collaboration with design team members, although virtual connection with team members is an active component of JMT’s business model.
Job Competencies
  • Attention-to-detail
  • Building Relationships and Teamwork
  • Client Focus
  • Communication
  • Dependability
  • Job Proficiency
  • Planning and Organizing/Time Management
JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.