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COLASKA I QAP Project Engineer

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Date: May 15, 2019

City/State/Province: Anchorage, AK, US, 99518

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Colaska Inc. (190) 


Join us in Building the Last Frontier 

QAP, a company within Colaska, Inc., is a leader in heavy civil construction throughout the state of Alaska. At QAP, we believe that our strongest assets is our employees and the way they maintain their pride and enthusiasm everyday while doing business with our customers.


QAP's unique combination of local leadership, teamwork is a powerful tool with which to do business. By providing unparalleled customer satisfaction, superior service and the highest quality products, QAP remains committed to achieving its ultimate goal...being a leader in the construction industry.



Assist in the management of project(s) by means of cost management and analysis, scheduling, billings and project management.  Perform field and office engineering, administrative and technical duties.


- Assist Superintendent(s) and project managers with project operations, schedules, and cost management
- Analyze project(s) costs through time sheets, weekly quantities, and weekly job cost reports and generate monthly Project Margin Analyses
- Verify and approve vendor payables, track vendor quantities through timesheets and physical accounting
- Assist in producing monthly billing estimates for agency and subcontractors
- Assist with the development of project(s) long term and short term schedule
- Communicate with agency(s), superintendent(s), subcontractor(s), foremen, estimator(s)
- Attend pre-job and weekly meetings with agencies/owners
- Coordinate subcontractor/vendors in accordance with project schedule
- Establish and maintain both cost report and billing quantities
- Assist the Project Manager with extra work billings and claims issues
- Assist the Project Manager with final pay quantities, claims, and project closeout procedures
- Manage positions that may report to the project engineer (project clerk, project engineer intern)
- Compile all submittals and RFIs, review against the contract documents and submit to the owner. Receive all returned documents and distribute appropriately.
- Ensure a safe project site and work environment in accordance with Colaska policies


- 4 year degree in Civil Engineering / Construction Management or Equivalent Experience or Combination
- Minimum two (2) years’ experience in road construction or related field
- Self-Starter
- Multi-tasking
- Computer Skills: Excel, Word, JD Edwards, Heavy Job, P6
- Knowledge of AKDOT, Municipality & Bluebook Specifications
- Plan Reading
- Valid driver’s license, clean driving record
- Excellent math and communication skills
- Ability to read and understand drawings
- Good organizational skills


- Comply and abide by Colaska Inc.’s Code of Ethics at all times during employment with the Company
- Align your own vision with the larger goals of the Company, and become a guardian of the Company’s Core Values
- Use continuous improvement as a tool to improve process, performance, safety and quality, including looking for ways to eliminate waste
- Work as a Team to make things happen


QAP is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to promoting diversity and maintaining a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to ensure that applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), immigration status, citizenship, genetic information, medical conditions, protected veteran status, uniform service member status, familial status, marital status, registered domestic partner status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants and provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination.  This Policy applies to aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here and here.  For notification on E-Verify click here and for information on Right to Work, click here. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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QAP will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. For more information, please click here.

Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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