PROJECT ENGINEERPosition Summary: The Project Engineer reports to the Project Manager and/or Superintendent and assists in the management of projects, with emphasis on cost control, scheduling, expediting and other related field/office tasks. The Project Engineer may work in the office, trailer and/or field, with a balance to both understanding the paperwork side of the project management and being exposed to the entire construction project through frequent observation of the building process.
· Assists Project Manager in the management of construction projects, which involves cost control, expediting, quantity take-off, scheduling and safety.
· Learns and observes all construction activities while assisting Superintendent to ensure successful project completion. · Identifies and informs the Project Manager of potential scheduling, subcontractor, and cost risks and prepares recommended solutions. · Demonstrates understanding of the principles of project management, which involves cash flow, client relations, early recognition of project problems, pricing/profit planning and control. · Incorporates the Company's mission, policies and beliefs into daily performance and decision-making. · Correct and consistent use of all Company methods and procedures for field construction. · Continuous improvement in knowledge of construction schedule, sequence, coordination and methods. · Appraises overall project (global view) to improve process and productivity. · Develops understanding of Terms/Conditions of construction contracts to assist Project Manager to remain in compliance. · Actively seeks development opportunities for continuous improvement. · Is active in the community as necessary to develop relationships and assist in the identification of potential project opportunities. · Other responsibilities as assigned.
- Ability to operate in changing environments (job trailer, corporate office, etc.)
- Frequent movement throughout office/field required. Prolonged sitting typical.
- When assigned to job site, exposure to uneven terrain, inconsistent temperatures and other safety concerns will be present.
Mental Performing Elements:
- Organizing and coordinating schedules
- Analyzing and interpreting data
- Communicating effectively verbally and through written communication with internal staff and the public
- Multi-tasking in a fast paced environment
Position Background Requirements:
Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related curriculum from an accredited university or 3+ years experience in a construction leadership role or combination of the two required. Knowledge of construction field operations and the disciplines required to construct a project and demonstrated leadership ability necessary. Cooperativeness, ability to work in a team and a constructive, respectful attitude required.