Project Engineer

Full-Service Design/Build MBE General Contractor

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

Provide support to the project staff to ensure quality and timely execution of design/build, self-perform projects from design to completion. These phases include: Scheduling, permitting, subcontractor buyout, cost reporting, preparation of subcontracts, the handling of owner coordination, construction quality oversight, and project closeout.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate with project team and pre-construction services in development of a Project Chart of Accounts
  • Coordinate with Project Superintendent in development of a project site logistics plan
  • Assist Superintendent in the management of subcontractors
  • Maintain understanding of the Sub or Owner contract
  • Oversee the submittal, change order, and pay request process
  • Assist in generation of project costs and Job Cost Report
  • Contribute to the analyzing and forecast of quarterly Total Cost Projection reports
  • Monitor and record training of all staff personnel
  • Monitor project labor
  • Report and track equipment needs
  • Assist pre-construction services in bidding projects
  • Implement applicable safety, EEO and Affirmative Action programs
  • Participate in the project’s quality process
  • Contribute to schedule and project close-out processes

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES/BEHAVIORS:

  • Communicates well both verbally and in writing, creates accurate and punctual reports, delivers presentations, shares information and ideas with others, has good listening skills.
  • Ability to identify, assimilate and comprehend the critical elements of a situation to extract and interpret implications of courses of actions to attend to details of a problem.
  • Breaks down problems into smaller components, understands underlying issues, can simplify and process complex issues, understands the difference between critical details and unimportant facts.
  • Plans for and uses resources efficiently, always looks for ways to reduce costs, tracks assists in developing budgets.
  • Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems.
  • Ability to monitor construction scheduled and achieve cooperation of superintendents and subcontractors.
  • Communicates expectations and importance of safety. Follows up and insures safety audits are completed accurately and timely. Identifies critical issues and assists in the development of improvement procedures.

Education/Experience/Attributes/Requirements:

  • 0 to 7 Years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related field
  • General knowledge of construction principles/practices required
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with an adaptable and flexible style in working with all types of individuals
  • Experienced dealing with subcontracts, subcontractors and/or self-perform work is a plus
  • Creative and results-oriented, with a strong sense of urgency
  • Successful internships or Project Engineering experience on projects is a plus
  • Highly entrepreneurial and self-motivated, with the ability to work equally well on own as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to walk the job site, climb ladders, and multi floor scaffolding
  • Ability to lift objects at least 50-lbs
  • We are a drug free environment and you will be required to pass a drug test as part of employment and be subject to random testing while employed.