Resident Project Representative (MA, NH)

Job Locations US-MA-Reading | US-NH-Portsmouth
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/15/2024 3:42 PM)
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Weston & Sampson is seeking a Resident Project Representative for oversight and inspection of utility and infrastructure projects in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The job is a great opportunity for professional development as part of a team of professional engineers.


What you’ll do:

  • The projects will require careful coordination with abutters and the client, contract administration and reporting, and coordination with engineers working in support.
  • The candidate needs to provide a flexible working schedule as project needs arise.
  • Review contract documents and construction management requirements to identify and report degree of Contractor's compliance.
  • Review and evaluate Contractor’s work schedules and updates with the Project Manager.
  • Attend pre-construction meetings; check compliance of shop drawings and other construction modifications; measure the quantities and observe quality of construction; prepare daily records of construction work; record and report problems and failures to comply with contract documents and construction management requirements.
  • With municipality involvement, negotiate claims for extra work/change orders.
  • Maintain, liaison and attend regular site meetings to anticipate construction work, potential problems, progress, and other job-related conditions.
  • Resident Project Engineer shall also review and recommend Contractor’s monthly payment estimates; maintain construction “punch lists:” to be completed or corrected; provide coordination and assistance related to other requirements; supervise subordinate consultant staff and survey crew as appropriate.
  • Some overtime and local travel may be required

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction related field
  • 3+ years of experience with horizontal water/sewer/drain, and sewer pump stations and related mechanical work
  • Trenchless rehabilitation experience preferred 
  • Survey and design engineering experience is a plus
  • AutoCAD experience a plus
  • Experience with general construction inspection policies, procedures and administrative requirements
  • Working knowledge and experience with interpreting contract documents, including compliance with prevailing safety regulations
  • Excellent public relation, written and verbal communication skills and organizational/time management skills
  • Ability Prepare and maintain electronic field records efficiently and accurately
  • Ability to work well with contractors, engineers, municipality, and residents
  • Valid driver’s license



Weston & Sampson is an 100% employee-owned, full-service environmental and infrastructure consulting firm made up of more than 800 professionals, who work together to develop innovative, cost-effective solutions for our clients. Since our founding in 1899, Weston & Sampson’s mission has been to protect, improve, and sustain the natural and built environment to enhance the quality of life. As we grow, we are seeking dedicated technical and professional individuals who want to collaborate on meaningful projects with a team that respects and values their ideas. Weston & Sampson offers a flexible work environment, competitive compensation, industry-leading benefits, and exciting career growth opportunities—all in a supportive and dynamic corporate culture that embraces diverse perspectives and recognizes people for their contributions.


Weston & Sampson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace the rich perspectives and experiences that arise from people of different races, ethnicities, cultures, sexual orientation, gender identities, ages, socio-economic statuses, abilities, and religions, as well as other untapped groups, within our Weston & Sampson family and the communities we serve. Weston & Sampson is committed to the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA). Our goal is to foster a sense of belonging and equitable representation across our organization and to empower our employees to incorporate IDEA values into the work they perform.


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A Note to Third-Party Recruiters:

Weston & Sampson coordinates all recruiting and hiring at our company. We do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters, staffing agencies, or related firms. Resumes are only accepted if a signed agreement is in place.  All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Weston & Sampson. Weston & Sampson is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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