Resident Engineer

Posted Date 5 months ago(1/9/2024 12:38 PM)
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US-CA-Rancho Cordova | US-CA-Manteca
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Job Description

Dewberry is currently seeking a Resident Engineer to join our Transportation Group in either Rancho Cordova, CA or Manteca, CA. This candidate will serve as a Resident Engineer and/or Structures Representative on a variety of heavy civil, roadway, bridge and underground projects. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated history of established working relationships and successful project delivery in all phases of construction management from pre-bid activities, construction and closeout.


We are also searching for candidates in the San Francisco East Bay area.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors is our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.



  • Perform detailed phases of resident engineering, structures representative and inspection services.
  • Review shop drawings and technical submittals for conformance with project plans and site conditions.
  • Review construction procedures submitted by contractors for conformance with project plans.
  • Act as technical liaison for the owner between contractor and design engineering personnel.
  • Oversee the work of inspectors and office engineers.
  • Plan and coordinates aspects of work and assign tasks.
  • Prepare scope, budgets, and schedules for project assignments.
  • Assist Northern California CM staff with developing technical proposal content to provide professional services.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Engineering or Related field required
  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of California preferred.
  • Minimum 3+ years of progressive and technical experience with transportation projects, with a specific focus on California local agency or Caltrans projects.
  • Current experience as a Resident Engineer and/or Structures Representative on public agency transportation and underground projects.
  • Solid working knowledge of managing federally funded roadway construction in California, including the following work elements: earthwork, grading, concrete and asphalt paving, traffic control, concrete structure construction, underground utilities, and SWPPP. Bridge structure experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Relevant project experience on transportation, utility, and Local Assistance projects with proven results.
  • Knowledge of Caltrans policies and procedures, and roadway construction means and methods. Experience with night work, lane closures and COZEEP a plus.
  • Individual must be proactive in identifying field issues and developing solutions to keep the work moving.
  • Ability to document all field activities, work in a collaborative manner with the owner and contractor and represent Dewberry and our clients in the highest capacity.
  • Excellent communications and client relations skills.
  • Must have the ability to manage a staff of field personnel and work as a team player.


Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and ability to pass a driving record background check.


Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


The projected range for this position is $106,000-$162,000 annually. Depending upon other factors, i.e., skills, experience, location, market conditions, the range may vary slightly.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.


*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.




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