Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0050
Title Senior Resident Project Representative / Sr. Resident Engineer
City Chicago
State IL
Country USA

The Senior Resident Project Representative performs daily on-site observation of the construction work compared to the project’s plans and specifications or to manage completion of these observations through other Resident Project Representatives, Construction Observers and Material Technicians.


  • Prepares reports, coordinate progress meetings with the contractor and owner, manages shop drawing review process and certifies Contractor payrolls
  • Reviews a Contractor’s subcontractor agreements (MBE/WBE/DBE), drafts and manages Stanley’s sub consultant agreements.
  • Monitors internal project budgets, ensures Stanley staff’s compliance with the Group Safety manual.
  • Reviews and submits monthly billings to the Client, analyzes and negotiates change orders and resolves contractor questions and drawing clarifications.
  • Maintains active Client communications and assists the Business Development Manager or other with marketing, interviews and proposal preparation.
  • Provides corporate support as requested to the Construction Services Chief, Group Safety Manager, Human Resources, Accounting and Line Management.
  • Must be knowledgeable of construction documentation including reports (daily, weekly, monthly), submittal review, design modifications and project correspondence including Contractor Change Requests, Contractor Schedule Evaluations and Reviews, Request for Information (RAI's), Instruction to Contractor (ITC's) and Notice of Non-Compliance (NNC's)
  • Promotes quality control procedures among staff members and performs quality assurance checks for compliance with IDOT, ISTHA and CDOT policies and procedures
  • Promotes safe project work habits and requires member adherence to SCI and project safety requirements

Background requirements include:

  • Bachelors degree in engineering or construction management
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in engineering or construction management; 5+ years of experience in Illinois is strongly preferred
  • Illinois PE license is required
  • Excellent visualization, communication and documentation skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet) and an individual capable of performing in an unsupervised capacity. A general knowledge of construction techniques and an ability to read plans and specs is mandatory.
  • Proven ability to distribute learned knowledge to other Resident Project Representatives, Construction Observer’s and Material Testing Technicians.
  • Ability to assist Construction Manager with many of their tasks and to be able to fill the Construction Managers role temporarily in their absence.
  • Possess aptitude to act as a positive representative of the Stanley Consultants, Inc. core values and an active participation in an outside professional organization or internal Stanley committees (i.e., Group Safety Committee, MAC, etc.)
  • Dependent upon project specific requirements and Client requests, this position may require an individual with specific expertise in sub elements of construction. Some examples, although not exhaustive are: Traffic Control (AATSA), Material Testing (Soils, Concrete), Structural Welding, Landscaping, Dry Utilities, Water, Sanitary Sewer, Storm Sewer, Roadway Pavement.
  • Experience with IL DOT policies and procedures for highway construction field work is required
  • Experience with Illinois Tollway and City of Chicago construction work is preferred
  • Must possess IL DOT construction documentation certificate Additional materials certifications (PCC Level I, II, III; HMA Level I, II, III; S-33, etc.) are preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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