Burns & McDonnell Resident Project Representative (Water Department) in Kansas City, Missouri


Job Profile

Burns & McDonnell's rapidly growing Water Practice is in search of a Resident Project Representative (RPR) for construction observation. Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm, ranked No. 14 on FORTUNE's List of 100 Best Companies to Work For, and voted as a Best Place to Work in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, and St. Louis. Burns & McDonnell's success, as well as its long list of awards and repeat clients, is the result of the employee-owner culture and mission to "Make Our Clients Successful".

  • The Resident Project Representative (RPR) will provide on-site resident administrative and construction observation services on behalf of Owner for municipal water / wastewater treatment plants, as well as water distribution systems and stormwater / wastewater collection systems.

  • Responsibilities include direct interaction with owner, contractor, and stakeholders.

  • Maintenance of daily field reports, photos, measurements, estimates of quantities to confirm conformance with contract documents, and other documentation of project activities, such as periodic status reports, Buy American compliance, subcontractor activities, as-built information, QC/QA logs and reports, and all required test procedures and reports, etc.

  • Preparation and development of work change directives, field orders, pay estimates and change orders / requests.

  • Field work and other duties as assigned.


Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Architecture, Structural, Process, Mechanical, Electrical, and other work related to similar water / wastewater projects preferred.

  • Experience with treatment equipment, hydraulic systems, and conveyance, such as water and wastewater treatment facilities, lift / pump stations, piping, etc. preferred.

  • Experience with electrical systems (power, control, SCADA, conduit, lighting, etc.) preferred.

  • Experience with infrastructure construction (rebar, concrete placement, steel or CMU building erection, earthwork, mechanical equipment, HVAC, etc.) preferred.

  • Experience with surveying and materials testing preferred.


Job Field Construction Management

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 182229