Do you feel there is no clear path for advancement at your current job? Are you ready to take on a new challenge and elevate your career to the next level? MKN is seeking a highly motivated Resident Engineer or Assistant Resident Engineer who is excited to become part of a growing, water resources construction management firm looking to transform consulting engineering in the Southern California region. We are a rapidly growing, team-oriented and highly motivated group with offices in Arroyo Grande, Bakersfield, Fresno, Santa Clarita, Irvine and Ventura. MKN strongly believes in and understands the important balance between work and personal life balance. Our collaborative work environment and operating philosophy supports our staff in achieving this goal while maintaining excellence in our service to our clients.


The primary duties and responsibilities of the RE/Assistant Resident Engineer are to be a field point of contact for the client and project stakeholders.

Reporting directly to the Construction Manager (CM), the Resident Engineer (RE)/Assistant Resident Engineer (ARE) supports the CM in managing and supervising an assigned project. The RE/ARE will be responsible for working directly with and assisting construction field inspection staff. The RE/ARE conducts reviews and verifications of submittals, RFIs, change order requests, construction schedules and inspector’s daily reports.

The RE/ARE Is responsible for tracking changes in work, assisting in the preparation and negotiations of construction change orders and for preparation of weekly and monthly project reports. The RE/ARE conducts weekly project progress meetings, takes job site photographs, reviews monthly pay requests, performs assignments requiring application of spreadsheets, databases, and scheduling software.


Excellent written and oral communication skills are required, as well as eagerness and enthusiasm to work in a team environment on a wide variety of construction management projects throughout California.

Requirements & Experience:

Position requires a BS Civil Engineering or Construction or a comparable combination of education and experience. Additionally, 3-5 years progressive experience on multi-disciplinary public works construction projects, such as water, wastewater and other similar projects.

Compensation & Benefits:

Compensation based on experience and qualifications. The firm offers highly competitive salary and fringe benefits and most importantly an opportunity for engagement and support from a senior engineering team who has led major regional water resource projects throughout the western US.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40.00 – $60.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
MKN has trained all staff and implemented all required State and Federal Guidelines to ensure the safety of our employees. This position will allow for some remote work.

Please email your resume and a completed application to Carrie Yamate at

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States; MKN does not sponsor foreign nationals for employment-based visas or permanent residence.

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