Project Engineer

Fort Myer Construction Corporation
Arlington, VA
Jun 22, 2019
Jun 26, 2019
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Summary:The Project Engineer is responsible for the coordination of construction projects, and providing technical and field support to Project Managers, Superintendents, and Subcontractors. The Project Engineer manages medium to large projects through writing, negotiating and/ or reviewing the requirements of contracts and subcontracts; initiating and controlling all pre-construction activities such as scheduling and monitoring the acquisition of material, equipment, and manpower necessary to complete the project on or ahead of schedule and within budget. The Project Engineer monitors project progress and quality control; working with clients and subcontractors to resolve problems and initiate/expedite necessary change orders, and oversee all project payments and billing.Duties and Responsibilities:Receive, log, prepare and distribute requests for information, (RFI),Review RFI questions and answer with supervisor for appropriateness and potential changes,Manage the RFI process including creation of RFIs, submission, logging, tracking, hyper linking and distribution to the project team,Manage document control including electronic document file management, hyper linking of pertinent information (ie RFIs, submittals, sketches, and inspections), notification of updates and assistance to all team members.Receive, log, prepare and distribute submittals,Review submittal with supervisor for general compliance with the contract documents,Pursue timely receipt of submittals and advise supervisor of late submittals,Assist supervisor with reviewing and preparing change order proposals and change orders,Perform limited quantity take-offs to assist the Project Manager with verifying change order proposal amounts,Develop and maintain document logs, including the document log, potential change order (PCO), contingency, shop drawing/submittal, requests for information, punch lists/work deficiency, closeout logs or matrices for the project,Provide administrative assistance to the project team as required,Visit the job site(s) to gain an understanding of the relationship between the materials on site and submittals,Serve as liaison to subcontractors, vendors, project team and corporate,Coordinate and assist with close-out documents,Enforce the company safety program in accordance with the company's best practice policies, local, state, and federal laws,Create and maintain the master document list of drawings, specifications, and sketches throughout the life of the project,Manage the submittal process including creation of the submittal log, receipt of submittals, compliance review, submission, logging, tracking and distribution to the project team,Assist in the documentation of site meetings, including but not limited to owners, subcontractors, and quality control meetings, issuing meeting minutes timely,Maintain the electronic as-built drawings and/or set of red-line as-built plans,Assist the Project Manager and Superintendent with documentation, permit tracking, scheduling of inspections, contacting subcontractors and other miscellaneous tasks,Manage project close out information including receipt of required documentation from subcontractors, electronic assembly and/or compiling binders of close out documents, and transmission of all required information,Start to participate in industry organization; represent the Company at networking functions, career fairs, trade shows, etc.,Ability to use the latest technology and software to complete projects as assigned, andAdditional duties as assigned.Job Requirements: 4 years bachelor's degree in construction management or engineering,A minimum of 1 year experience,Ability to initiate tasks and execute accurately & effectively,Must have a positive attitude and work ethic,Ability to assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands,Must have strong verbal and written communication skills,Must be able to focus on the safety of self and co-workers at all times,Must be willing to travel if required,Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word & Excel),Must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills,Must be self-motivated and dedicated to high-quality work,Must have the ability to perform all of the above in a digital/paperless environment, andMust be able to pass background and drug & alcohol screening,We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and fully subscribe to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants and/or employees are considered for hire, promotion, training opportunities, and work assignments, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal or local laws.