MacDonald-Bedford LLC is seeking licensed professional STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS who are current U. S. citizens for immediate, full-time, long-term employment to assist in the execution of a five-year, $98M contract with Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific. This is to provide professional consulting services associated with the design and construction of over $10B of facilities in support of the U. S. Defense Policy Review Initiative (DPRI). Though based in U.S. Territory of Guam, the STRUCTURAL ENGINEER may oversee work in other Islands within the Marianas Region, in Australia, and/or in Hawaii. Guam is a vital U.S. territory within the beautiful, tropical Marianas Islands also home to accomplished divers and recreational sailors in the western Pacific. The people of Guam may be of the friendliest of all places worked. The cost of living is 5% of the U.S. national average.
This is not a design position but rather one of providing consulting services in a quality assurance role by examining design and construction activities to ensure that contracted services are consistent with the will and intent of NAVFAC. We expect our STRUCTURAL ENGINEER to use initiative, resourcefulness, and sound judgment when providing advice to the Government on quality assurance matters requiring knowledge of design standards and construction methods. This requires a highly experienced licensed professional STRUCTURAL ENGINEER who has a demonstrated ability to provide consulting services in support of complex, long term, multi-year construction program.
The STRUCTURAL ENGINEER works within a Technical Support Group of registered Architects & licensed Civil, Electrical, Fire Protection, Mechanical, and Structural Engineers. The STRUCTURAL ENGINEER participates in a program, project, and construction management team comprised of a task order driven, multi-disciplinary group of government and company led consultants assigned to individual projects. The projects assigned will vary in type and magnitude such as office and shop buildings, airfield expansions, utility installation, wharf repairs, industrial facilities, etc. Projects may be in the $5M to $400M range.
TASKS/SERVICES. Members of Technical Support Group shall:
Coordinate with team members to execute project scope, schedules, and budgets in conformance with the project requirements and with a minimum of project
Research codes, guidance, policies, procedures, processes, criteria and Federal laws and regulations and provide sound technical recommendations in
Apply innovative technical principles, practices, and theories to the resolution of technical issues; consider design concepts in support of change orders.
Perform field investigations, review as-builts, and determine existing conditions; document and report findings & observations to include data collected and
Collect data required to assist with the preparation of cost estimates, schedules, reports, RFPs, SOW’s, and other project documentation; provide recommendations and prepare documents.
Coordinate with the Government client, NAVFAC team members, leadership, project stakeholders, and various regulatory
Review technical reports to ensure compliance with customer and RFP
Provide technical support for the review of the commissioning plan, design, and construction submittals; evaluate construction quality management.
The STRUCTURAL ENGINEER will be responsible for the following deliverables in a timely manner and per prescribed forms and methods:
Periodic reports of work done each day on each project assigned.
Written agendas and minutes of required meetings
Photographs and a written project summary of any collected data/observations of field investigations.
Complete reports, RFPs, and/or SOW documents in a prescribed MacDonald-Bedford as well as client formats such as the Navy’s Technical Report writing guide, i.e. Reports, PowerPoint briefings, presentations etc. including all applicable attachments and a summary of findings and recommendations for follow-up actions.
The qualified candidate shall:
Be a U.S. Citizen; be able to travel and possess a passport.
Be a graduate of an ABET accredited Architectural or Engineering college curriculum
Have a minimum of 10 years of design management experience providing the deliverables as noted
Have at least one year working on complex Capital Improvements projects for NAVFAC or the Army Corps of Engineers.
Have demonstrated knowledge of broad based Architectural and Engineering principles.
Hold an active U.S. Professional Engineering license (P.E.)
Be able to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing; experience in preparing correspondence and written reports and in briefing management personnel.
Have obtained within the past five years, a Construction Quality Management (CQM) course certificate
Possess excellent PC computer proficiency with standard business and A/E industry software i.e. MS Office, CostWorks, Success Estimator, Primavera P6, Schedule Analyzer reports
Have demonstrated experience with Federal building project design codes (UFGS)
Be capable of the physical exertion required to perform the necessary services
Be able to complete SF-86 and obtain a security clearance as required by the task order
This is for immediate full-time employment. Our target salary for full credentialed SE is $120K. We offer ten days of paid time off, seven days of sick leave, and ten federal holidays. A full benefits package is available; relocation is available and negotiable.
A full Job Description available to qualified candidates who submit the following information:
Cover letter summarizing qualifications and availability
Project list resume (client contact info, project title, location, scope, cost, and candidate’s role)
Copies of pertinent diplomas, licenses, registrations, and certifications
Full compensation requirements (E.g.: salary, medical, PTO, relocation, etc.)
Eight (8) references (six professional, including two supervisors, two peers, two persons whom one has supervised, and two personal)
About MacDonald-Bedford LLC.
MacDonald-Bedford was founded with the intent of applying years of leadership experience, business acumen, management know-how and moral values to the success of private enterprise, public agencies and non-profit institutions. In our fifteenth year, we have an enviable track record of enriching the lives of others.
Although we primarily work within the disciplines of Architecture, Engineering, Environmental Science, and Construction (AEC), our competencies derive as well from success in the executive suite and through extensive engagement in the management of projects and organizational operations. MacDonald-Bedford has work experience in forty-eight of the States within the Nation, three territories, the District of Columbia and extends to work overseas.
Our character has been forged by driving through circumstances which demanded the exercise of sound moral judgment. We offer this character and competence to all stakeholders, i.e. to senior executives in the offices of government, to the directors and management of non-profit institutions and to the corporate leaders of private enterprise.
It is the personal reputation of those within MacDonald-Bedford, cultivated throug...h principled, uncompromising professionalism, that cannot be replicated and that gives us a distinctive competence. Over years of service, MacDonald-Bedford leaders have forged lasting professional relationships based on respect for their personal character and professional competence. Each M-B employee, whether working as an Architect, Engineer, Scientist, Technician, Strategist, Project Manager or Trainer has been chosen as exemplifying a rare combination of strengths in technical, conceptual and human skills. Thoroughly grounded in the technical mandates of the profession, they have cultivated a vision for the broad holistic nature of the organization and have a heightened sensitivity towards the human element of work.
Mr. J. Zachary (Zack) Bedford founded MacDonald-Bedford LLC (M-B) in May 2002. Throughout its existence, M-B has grown steadily, has employed over three hundred professionals and boasts a bench strength of highly-qualified and experienced professionals.