Expression of Interest - Engineering Technician

Various Locations | Full-time

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Planate Management Group is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, USA with a technical support center in the Philippines that provides program management and facilities engineering services worldwide. Planate is a small business provider of planning, design, infrastructure management, technical consulting, engineering, and construction management services in support of the US Department of Defense (DOD) and its Service missions (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps), along with other US federal agencies.

The Engineering Technician will be responsible for providing technical assistance in answering requests for information (RFI) from construction contractors. Also, administer the Construction Quality Management Program as required in the construction contract specifications.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide overall coordination of the construction quality management program for assigned projects
  • Provide recommendations toward approval of contractor quality control plan
  • Attend selective quality control, preparatory and initial meetings, and monitor three-phase checklists for accuracy and thoroughness
  • Provide relevant remarks on Government Quality Assurance (QA) reports (or in identified section of Contractor’s Quality Control (QC) reports), particularly on critical, definable features of work included
  • Validate quantity, condition, and approval of materials on site prior to Government issuing invoice payments
  • Coordinate support to review and witness successful testing and commissioning/certification of critical systems (i.e., mechanical - HVAC/TABS/DALTS/DDC, electrical -Pad Mounted Transformers/High-Voltage Systems/Switchgear/Automatic Transfer Switches/Frequency Converters, fire and life safety/fire protection systems, roofing systems, and underwater structures). Assure quality workmanship in accordance with specifications and industry standards on concrete/masonry/stucco/building, envelope/structural steel/bolting/welding and other building materials/structural systems, as required
  • Attend/witness selected tests and review all applicable test reports and results
  • Keep the Government sponsor advised as to the status of projects under his/her administrative and technical control, but the responsibility to plan and carry out the assignment is accomplished independently
  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

 Qualifications to be successful in the role:

  • Technical and practical knowledge and experience (at least 5 years) as an engineering technician, superintendent, or quality control/quality assurance manager or representative
  • Knowledge of Primavera scheduling software and/or other construction scheduling software packages
  • Able to perform strenuous activity while working outdoors in extreme heat or cold, working in confined spaces, climbing and using fall protection equipment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of safety and occupational health principles, practices, procedures, laws and regulations as they relate to engineering performance requirements and as outlined in the EM-385-1-1 and 29 CFR

Why Planate?

Planate Management Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Joining the Planate team opens you to an experience working for a Global company where you are among a team that is considered a premier trusted partner for planning, design, engineering, asset management, and professional service solutions anytime, anywhere.  We Take Care of Our Own; Personally and Professionally, Up and Down The Line.  

We’d love for you to be a part of our Global workforce, helping us serve as an effective and integrated partner to advance every client's mission!