Resident Project Representative

Resident Project Representative

Career Area: Project Management

What We're Looking For:
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We are looking for a Resident Project Representative (RPR) who will be responsible for ensuring construction work performed by contractors aligns to the standards defined by the Water Services Engineer and Project Manager. The individual will spend time on site observing the construction phases of work including quality control, constructability, completeness, and provide regular updates to the Project Manager. This position is in Atlanta, Georgia.

Responsibilities for this position include:
  • Providing technical expertise and support on large facilities water/ wastewater-oriented construction projects, including but not limited to storage tanks and pump stations involving mass concrete and associated piping, valving, and electrical systems.
  • Reviewing work of contractors conducting onsite observations of the general progress of the work to assist Engineer in determining if the work is proceeding in accordance with the construction contract documents.
  • Assisting Engineer in providing interpretation of the construction contract documents. Executing and communicating Engineer's clarifications and interpretations of the construction contract documents to the Contractor.
  • Assisting Engineer in serving as Owner's liaison with the Contractor.
  • Monitoring changes of apparent integrity of the site, such as differing subsurface and physical conditions, existing structures, and site-related utilities when such utilities are exposed.
  • Visually inspecting materials, equipment, and supplies delivered to the worksite. Reject materials, equipment, and supplies that do not conform to the construction contract documents.
  • Coordinating onsite materials testing services during construction.
  • Preparing daily inspection and activity reports.
  • Submitting weekly construction progress reports containing summary of the Contractor's progress, general condition of the work, problems, and resolutions or proposed resolutions to problems.
  • Upon substantial completion, inspecting the construction work with other design professionals of the Engineer and preparing a punch list of those items to be completed or corrected before final completion of the project.
  • Upon completion or correction of the items of work on the punch list, conducting a final inspection to determine if the work is completed.
  • Providing photo log and logbook.
  • Providing clear communication on project status to Project Managers at Barge and to Client.
  • Performing other duties as required.

Measures of Success:
  • Construction projects completed within quality standards, on time, and budget
  • Construction fees meet client expectations
  • Exhibit CARES model competencies


Education & Experience Qualifications:
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  • Minimum of 10 years of water/ wastewater plant, pump station, or other relevant construction experience
  • Ability to travel as needed

Physical Requirements:
  • This position works in a construction site area. Individual will need to be able to climb ladders (up to 25 feet), go into manholes, and comfortable working in an environment with various weather conditions and noise levels.
  • Walk, sit, stand
  • Kneel, stoop, bend or climb
  • Occasionally lift 50 lbs
  • Push or pull loads
  • Reach over head
  • Talk on the telephone
  • Work on the compute r


Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.