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Project Engineer - Light Rail

KDG is seeking a Sr. Project Engineer to assist in managing tasks associated with procurement. The Project Engineer will be responsible for managing and coordinating engineer functions of the project and specific tasks, such as technical discipline coordination, procurement and management of sub-consultants, materials and or equipment and design and construction planning assistance. This positions will be based the Los Angeles International Airport. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assists to develop, review, coordinate and manage the scope of engineering work, schedules, and budgets for assigned project elements, and monitors progress to meet schedule and budget requirements. Identifies and documents changes in scope.
  • Coordinates the utilization of interdisciplinary technical personnel on the project with other Project Engineers and the Engineering Resource Pool Manager. Coordinates the assignment of personnel from other technical support groups within the company.
  • Assists the Project Management team in planning, directing, supervising, and controlling the execution of technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the project. Assists in determining the technical skills and staff hours required for successful completion of the project.
  • Ensures client criteria and scope are met by all engineering disciplines. Expedites distribution of action items following discussions/meetings with the client and Project Manager.
  • Prepares technical reports and documentation of activity for the client and project management.
  • Obtains, analyzes, and circulates technical and contractual information to project disciplines.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate, for instance:
    • Coordinate the scoping of the Delta Hanger demolition, the hazardous materials testing and as-built plan documentation.
    • Compile, document and administer the APM Data Room.
    • Coordinate the transition of project technical information from the MapLAX team

Experience Requirements:

  • 4-year degree in Engineering (or related field) and 5-10 years of related field engineering experience, or a broad general engineering background required
  • Professional Engineer registration is preferred
  • Potential to perform in a lead capacity, excellent written and oral communication skills and a familiarity of industry practices and regulations are required
  • Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project. 


About the Project: KDG provides construction management services to Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to support its ongoing capital improvement program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). KDG employees work alongside LAWA’s staff members to support the airport's construction program, which includes airside, landside, terminal, and infrastructure projects. 

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