Construction Engineer I

Employer
TMG Construction
Location
Leesburg, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Position Description TMG's Construction Engineer is an individual who provides the knowledge and skill to support TMG's Project Management and/or Field Operations in performing the technical aspects of managing building and civil related commercial and institutional construction projects. The Construction Engineer I role in the TMG organization is a developmental position in which employees are provided an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the construction process and to develop management skills to advance within the TMG organization. Scope of Construction Engineer Position Assist and support all aspects of project management, and field operations where necessary, for multiple small projects or a large project. Support the project management process by performing engineering tasks such as processing shop drawings, handling the work flow of RFI's, document control, change management, outsourcing, estimating, scheduling and other related activities. Essential Functions of Construction Engineer Position Basic to good understanding of civil, architectural, mechanical or electrical discipline. Good analytical skills and the ability to effectively use a variety of estimating, scheduling and reporting software tools. The ability to effectively communicate with management, subcontractors, customers and peer group. Ability to travel to different jobsites within a designated geographical area. Responsibilities Support the Project Manager, Superintendent or other management roles in the construction process throughout all phases of the life-cycle of a project to include estimating, negotiation, contracting, buyout, construction administration and closeout of individual projects and / or task order projects at large; Create, update and maintain a variety of project controls that track the status of: individual projects or task orders, changes to projects or task orders, RFI, shop drawings and submittal, matters involving quality controls, safety, financial performance, close-out and other aspects of the project(s) or task order(s); Work with subject matter experts to create, review and process shop drawings and other submittals that are required to document the construction process; Support the change management process, by updating logs, routing source documents to vendors, obtaining pricing, developing estimates and proposals, writing change orders and other related activities; Support the estimating process by performing quantity surveys utilizing digitizers, 3D modeling software and paper based processes that obtain and summarize scope and quantities of work; Establish, monitor, communicate and maintain project schedules utilizing contemporary scheduling software; Support the physical layout and an absolute understanding of the spatial relationships of the physical work: by developing control line drawings, by using CADD to obtain additional dimensioning information, by reviewing and coordinating shop drawings and other activities that allows the various elements of work to correctly fit together; Support the PM in negotiating contracts, subcontracts and purchase orders; Maintain and regularly produce reports utilizing TMG and client specific workflow software such as TMG's Project Center, USACE QCS/RMS, Prolog; etc. Proactively identify issues that could lead to problems and facilitate solutions; Develop an understanding of how to maintain and require compliance with all contract terms and legal requirements that govern the project to prevent rework and delays; Provide timely and cordial interaction with supporting work groups, such as accounting, HR, ICS, etc. Participate in managing activities that are related to project closeout to ensure timely completion; Assist with the evaluation of projects for constructability and value-engineer cost savings; Participate in life-long learning opportunities and professional development. Participate in weekly staff meetings and industry networking functions. Familiarize one's self with the Project Manager or Superintendent Position Description and work deliberately to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to evolve into one of the stated roles; Minimum Qualifications BS degree in Engineering or Construction Management with 0-1 years of experience with a commercial and/or industrial general contractor or 3 years of directly related experience with no degree; A basic understanding of construction means and methods associated with the renovation of commercial and institutional buildings and site work related thereto; Solid understanding/proficiency with spreadsheets, Email and other software used in the construction industry. Professional credentials - either Engineer in Training (EIT), or Associate Constructor (AC) in good standings; 1 Current safety credentials to include OSHA 30 1 , 1st Aid and CPR; Current CQC certification issued by USACE / NAVFAC 1 ; US Citizenship required for most positions. 1 A grace period of up to six months may be allowed to obtain stated credentials. Posted by StartWire