Baker Concrete Construction, Inc. Formwork Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia
Baker Concrete Construction, Inc., one of the nation's largest concrete contractors is searching for a Formwork Engineer. The Formwork Engineer designs and prepares formwork layout drawings addressing the technical aspects of formwork layout, forming materials, system selection, and proper implementation. Supports project planning to ensure the most efficient, safe, and economical forming systems are incorporated in the project design. When required, work may be reviewed and stamped by licensed engineer.
Duties and Responsibilities
Designs Formwork: Provides Engineering input for proper form selection. Calculates loads for shoring and forming. Determines member sizes and proper spacing. Ensures formwork loads fall within the capacities of the crane. Confirms framing layouts meet the design load requirements. Designs lifting and rigging equipment. Designs temporary bracing for existing structures such as walls and floors. Reviews the designs and calculations of Junior Formwork Engineers. Identifies and resolves any unique design issues on the project.
Produces Formwork Drawings: Produces formwork shop drawings based on the design of the chosen formwork system. Produces pour break drawings. Produces crane layout drawings. Reviews construction drawings for dimensional conflicts and clarifications. Issues RFIs to resolve conflicts. Produces repetitive drawings for typical formwork layout. Maintains project drawing files. Plots and assembles drawings per standards set by the Engineering Department. Compares and checks production drawings to the design criteria of the construction documents. Identifies safety issues on the drawings. Communicates with the field on drawing conflicts and issues related to formwork and brings resolution. Maintains standard detail library. Determines critical framing sections are shown on the drawings. Reviews and critiques vendor supplied drawings.
Manages Material Production: Participates in transition meetings to determine production schedule for shop. Quantifies take-offs of form material to the shop for fabrication and shipment. Compares shop production with the field progress. Produces work orders to shop for pre-assembly of forms. Provides input related to delivery dates for formwork delivered to project.
Inspects Formwork Installation: Completes deck inspections for other formwork installations (Formwork Engineers never inspects their own work). Trains and qualifies others to do independent deck inspections. Critically views all aspects of construction design.
Oversees Staff: Supervises, trains, evaluates, and develops direct reports to ensure maximum return on investment. Ensures support managers within area of responsibility also supervise, train, evaluate and develop their direct reports. Provides guidance, direction, coaching, and support to direct reports to maximize individual and overall department performance. Ensures support managers within area of responsibility also provide guidance, direction, etc. to their direct reports.
Responsible for holding timely performance appraisals and progress reviews. Assists direct reports and staff in developing short and long-term goals that align with department and Company mission and strategy. Ensures direct reports and staff receive appropriate training that aligns with career development plans. Training may be remedial, “maintenance”, or geared to promotion.
Takes appropriate action to develop direct reports including, but not limited to, preparing and monitoring career development plans, promotions, demotions, lateral moves, corrective action, and progressive discipline. Ensures support managers also take appropriate action with their staffs. Conducts department staff meetings and participates in developing initiatives, goals, objectives, systems, policies, and procedures. Ensures that staff receive timely and appropriate compensation. Ensures compliance with employment laws, labor laws, and related Company policies; may be responsible for conducting training or coordinating workshops related to such compliance.
Ensures a Safe Work Environment
Participates in Training/Certifications
Bachelor's degree in engineering from four-year college or university; and 2 to 4 years related experience and/or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proficient in AutoCAD and/or BIM.
Must be an Engineer in Training (EIT) and pursuing a path towards licensure or licensed in applicable state
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business documents, technical procedures, and government regulations
Must have the ability to exert physical effort, handling average weight objects up to 20 pounds
We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, as well as the chance to join a dynamic and growing organization.
Requisition ID: 3657
Baker Concrete Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer /Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation for any or part of the application process may make their requests known by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 1-800-539-3935 and ask for HR.