Fort Worth // Texas

Construction Observer

For more than 50 years, Huckabee has designed learning environments in Texas. We are one of the fastest growing architectural / engineering firms in the nation and one of the top firms dedicated to education. We are consistently noted in industry publications for growth, workplace environment and innovation, recently being named one of Zweig Group’s Best Firms to Work For. Education is our business. What we do matters. Which is why we hire the best. We’re looking for hard-working, eager and thoughtful candidates who are ready to work in a team environment and create an impact of excellence.

Huckabee is seeking applicants for an experienced Construction Observer to become part of our team. This individual will observe projects for consistent compliance with contract documents, codes, and standards of practice while serving as liaison to the project manager and the client on multiple projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Act as resource and liaison between owners, architects, consultants, and contractors
• Assist with identification and resolution of problems for construction projects
• Review submittal data including shop drawings, product data, and mock-ups
• Review and issue change orders
• Attend owner architect contractor (OAC) meetings and visit construction problems
• Submit weekly field observation reports
• Track and answer requests for information (RFI) and requests for proposals (RFP)
• Track, log and verify payment applications
• Monitor project expenditures and budget
• Review contractors’ payment applications
• Produce efficient and concise meeting minutes

REQUIREMENTS

• A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the construction industry is required
• Basic routine and advanced construction drawings, sketches, diagrams, plans and specifications
• Basic knowledge of masonry, ICF, and steel stud construction
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
• Experience with Deltek and Newforma a plus
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment

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