May 25, 2020

Engineering Technician Support (ETCS) - China Lake, CA

  • Ethical Personnel Services, Inc.
  • China Lake, CA
Full-Time Architecture Construction Defense Engineering

Job Description

Engineering Technician Support (ETCS) - China Lake, CA Location:  China Lake, CA Job Type:   Temp/Contract Hours:   Full Time Req'd Years of Experience:  4 Travel:  No Relocation:  No
Job Description

Major Duties:


Construction Oversight Support – The ETCS shall assist government field personnel in reviewing, assessing, and resolving construction problems. The ETCS shall be responsible for coordinating with team members and executing project scopes, schedules, and budgets in conformance with the project and customer requirements. The ETCS shall be responsible for the minimization of project delays. The ETCS shall assist Government field personnel with the technical oversight of multiple construction contracts (normally medium to high risk). The ETCS shall assist field personnel in administering the Construction Quality Management program. The ETCS shall act as the government’s quality assurance field representative. The ETCS shall help to ensure that contractor’s daily reports are submitted in a timely manner. The ETCS shall assist Government personnel in assuring construction operations are performed in a safe manner in accordance with contract requirements and the regulations of other Governmental agencies having jurisdiction. The ETCS shall ensure that contractor’s operations are in compliance with all related safety, health, and environmental requirements. The ETCS shall act in direct support of the construction manager, and may be requested to assist that position in performance of their duties not specifically outlined herein. The ETCS shall provide daily reports summarizing their efforts.




Technical Support – The ETCS shall use initiative, resourcefulness, and sound judgment in providing advice to Government personnel on quality assurance matters requiring knowledge of construction methods. The ETCS shall assist Government personnel by providing technical knowledge of local conditions, including the availability of construction materials and skilled labor. The ETCS shall coordinate with project designers and assist Government personnel with the development of solutions to complex technical problems. The ETCS shall provide written recommendations.




Field Investigations – The ETCS shall review on-site conditions and provide comments and make recommendations in writing for changes as necessary to Government personnel.




Data Collection – The ETCS shall collect all required data to provide recommendations, prepare documents, and/or review deliverables. The ETCS shall prepare a written summary of findings following the data collection effort.




Preparation of Documents – The ETCS shall generate daily inspection reports and make recommendation, as necessary. The ETCS shall prepare quality assurance reports when conditions warrant.




Coordination – The ETCS shall be the primary responsible party to coordinate street closures, utility outages, site access, phasing movements, base passes and security clearances. The ETCS shall assist Government personnel in coordinating construction operations with project stakeholders such as contractors, station personnel, clients, and other Government agencies. The ETCS shall prepare and maintain a Communication Plan.




Technical Review – The ETCS shall review plans and specifications to evaluate technical soundness and practicability from a construction management standpoint. The ETCS shall review various administrative and technical submittals. The ETCS shall review contractor correspondence and recommend an appropriate response. The ETCS shall provide written comments and recommendations for Government personnel. The ECTS shall annotate daily reports and document observations to correct inaccuracies.




Meetings – The ETCS shall be the Government representative at weekly Construction Quality Control meetings, and shall attend Preliminary and Initial quality control meetings as deemed necessary. The ETCS shall participate in Design Charrettes, Pre-construction Conferences, Partnering Sessions, Pre-Construction Meetings, and Quality Control Meetings. The ETCS shall prepare meeting minutes as necessary.




Updates – The ETCS shall provide updates on project status, including project issues, costs, and schedule information to team members, senior management, and other Federal or State jurisdictions, as required. The ETCS shall provide written updates in the applicable database or document.

Required Qualifications

    • Minimum of 4 years of experience as a construction inspector or tradesperson.

    • Basic understanding of engineering, architecture, or construction trades.

    • Current CQM certificate or ability to obtain one within six months of assignment.

    • Intimately familiar with the EM 385-1-1 (USACE Safety and Health Requirements Manual).

    • Well-versed in use and application of Microsoft Word and Excel.

    • Knowledge of scheduling software is desirable.

    • The ability to write and speak concisely and authoritatively.

    • Physical requirements: long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, reaching or similar activities; climbing upon ladders.




Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

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