Project Engineer

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Job Summary:

The Project Engineer is responsible for providing all paperwork and documentation for construction projects, especially for field analysis costs. They also coordinate the preparation and supply of necessary information and data for the company accountants. Works directly with the Project Manager. Primarily work 8-10-hours per day, 5 days per week. Office location will be the onsite job trailer for the project. Travel is required to various job site locations.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management degree preferred, and/or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Proficient with computers and a variety of construction-related software.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision.

Essential Job Functions:

Before Project Starts:

  • Prepares all project submittals, including preliminary schedules, list of materials, materials specifications submittals, list of subcontractors, etc.
  • Communicates with accounting staff as necessary to prepare subcontracts, requests for insurance certifications, etc.
  • Secures necessary project permits.
  • Prepares list of internal materials including quantities and prices, and reviews with material sales personnel.

During the Project:

  • Reviews timecards daily for coding accuracy and submits them to the office for processing.
  • Collects and files project reports that the Superintendent submits.
  • Works with the Project Manager to maintain project files. Prepares letters, meeting agendas, etc. as necessary.
  • Matches project invoices for project materials and for all project purchase orders.
  • Creates daily posting of project quantities and the weekly project cost projections.
  • Works with Project Manager to prepare all relevant information for accounting department to post monthly billings for all projects assigned.
  • Verifies that subcontractor payments match subcontractor invoices. Facilitates measuring quantities with subcontractor as required for an agreement prior to payment.
  • Communicates directly with the owners and architects as needed. Creates positive relationships with crew, owners, subcontractors, etc.
  • Maintains detailed and current as-built drawings and specifications.
  • Leads project scheduling process.
  • Actively involved in quantity tracking, productions and costs to facilitate the bidding process.

Materials Management:

  • Contacts Superintendent on assigned projects to get desired orders for materials. Reviews materials posted to projects to ensure accuracy.
  • Managing the procurement process for long lead time materials and equipment.

After Project Completion:

  • Completes final cost report for the project.
  • Prepares all files for project documentation and storage.
  • Works with the Project Manager with submitting project closeout documents and information to owner.
  • Reviews with Project Manager the final pay quantities and final payment and adjusts contract value.

Non-Essential Job Functions:

  • May perform other duties as needed.
  • Mentor other employees.
  • Adheres to and enforces company policies and procedures.

Physical Demand Classification:

  • Project Engineer is a Medium Duty job, according to the Selected Characteristics of Occupations Defined in the Revised Dictionary of Occupational Titles, U.S. Department of Labor and Industry. Medium Duty involves exertion of 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continuously to move objects.
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