Project Engineer (Construction)
Job Opportunity at Professional Partners Group

Posted on Nov 1

http://www.professionalpartnersgroup.net    (623) 755-0184

Location: Phoenix, AZ
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4139348

Project Engineer

The primary responsibility of a Project Engineer is to assist the Project Manager and Superintendent with keeping the project on schedule. The Project Engineer ensures timely delivery of materials, manages quality control, and ensures open communication between owners, architects, subcontractors and the construction team.

PROCUREMENT:
Establish and maintain project procurement log and update on a weekly basis.
Create and update schedules
Review and appraise shop drawings and submittals
Manage buy-outs and RFI processes  - Expedite and track subcontractor submittals.
Identify colors needing selection. Obtain samples requiring approvals.
Send notice letters (Timberline) to Subcontractors missing the original submittal date.
Send notification to Architects who are taking too long on review.
Verify that critical delivery dates are indicated in project schedule.
Distribute and track current construction documents.

PROJECT LOGS:
Maintain R.F.I. Log – (Timberline); Track RFI responses in job log Assist Project Manager, Superintendent and Subcontractors in expediting answers.
Cross-reference R.F.I. responses to Quotation on Change of Work log as applicable.
Update log and review log weekly with Project Manager. Print out log for weekly owner's meeting.
Update project and office plans with corrected information.
OWNER QUOTATIONS ON CHANGE OF WORK (Q.O.C.):
Issue Owner/Architect request for changes to Subcontractors for pricing.
Expedite Subcontractor quotes as needed for owner requested changes.
Draft Quotation on Change of Work for Project Manager approval; Track approved Quotation on Change of Work.
Draft Subcontractor change orders as applicable to approved Quotation on Change of work.
Assist Project Manager in incorporating Quotation on Change of Work into Owner change orders. (This needs to be done monthly or if the change order is greater than $25K.  More often if change order is large enough.)
Update project and office plans with corrected information.

ESTIMATING:
Facilitate bid process with Sr. PM and Estimator by securing all permits required for assigned projects.

PROJECT SCHEDULE:
Maintain and update project schedule - monthly at a minimum.
Incorporate logic revisions, delays and change orders into schedule.

PROJECT CLOSE OUT:
Expedite project close out. Assist the PM in project close-out by assembling required packages, including Warranties, O & M Manuals, As-Built Drawings, etc.

ON-SITE DUTIES:
Field verification of work. - Assist in 3-week schedule development in coordination with CPM schedule.
Subcontractor weekly meeting minutes. - Assist with safety inspections with assistance and guidance from superintendent.
Submittal Review. - Verify plan dimensions. -Set up on-site filing to match office.
Subcontractor pre-construction meeting - track and meeting minutes.
WCI pre-mob meeting - track and meeting minutes. - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Preferred:
Duties require good judgment, initiative and ability to deal with last-minute changes or critical issues.
Attention to client service. - Strong time management and organizational abilities. Detail oriented.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Solid proficiency in all Microsoft Office Products, knowledge of Timberline, Suretrak, and other computer applications helpful.

Education and Experience Preferred:
Bachelor’s degree required
2 to 5 years of Construction experience 
Knowledge of construction or accounting-related software applications a plus
Position is full-time position, occasionally requiring more than 40 hours per week.
Driving to job sites and project meetings is required daily
 
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