Commercial Construction Project Engineer

HITT Contracting Inc.
Falls Church, VA
Oct 26, 2021
Oct 28, 2021
Specialty Trades
Full Time
HITT Contracting is headquartered in the Washington, DC area (Falls Church, VA). Our company has a strong, 80-year history of success in the commercial construction market nationwide and offers a positive, diverse, team-oriented work environment. Year over year, we are ranked as the top large company to work for in the Washington DC area by the Washington Post.A Project Engineer (PE) represents the "Foundation Phase"A' of the HITT Futures Leadership program. The PE is paired with a Futures program superintendent to gain on site experience for a minimum of one full year on site. Training focuses on construction operations, client development and management, subcontractor relations, project planning, site safety, corporate culture and organizational skills, to promote and succeed as an assistant project manager or assistant superintendent, assistant estimator, assistant safety superintendent, or assistant MEP manager. The main responsibility of all PEs is to learn under their Futures team superintendent. During the PEs year HITT expects the PE to gain a base knowledge of the following items:Essential ResponsibilitiesOrganizational SkillsSet up and maintain a jobsite officeSet up and maintain all jobsite records, including project directory, subcontractor directory, submittal logs, RFI logs, subcontractor correspondence,Maintain all of the onsite construction documents, including plans, specifications, shop drawings, as- built drawings and associated revisionsFill out and maintain daily reports when directedMake updates to as-built drawings, as directedSite Operations SkillsInstall proper site signage and postingsIdentify items required to "make safe"A' prior to demolitionDirect installation of building and site protectionAssist in partition and ceiling layoutAssist in site measuring for millwork, glass and doorsParticipate in site inspections to ensure HITT's expectations for quality and workmanship are metTake responsibility for and manage specific construction tasks assigned to themBasic material take offs, place supplier orders and receive delivery of materialsRead and interpret basic coordination drawingsAssist the Superintendent in the use of survey and layout instrumentsBe able to interpret basic tests and reports (air balance, soils report, concrete test)Set up and run a subcontractor foremen's meeting when directed by the SuperintendentUnderstand cost implications and consequences associated with specific construction tasks at various stages of a projectProject Planning and Safety SkillsMake periodic updates to the project schedule as directedAssist in the inspection process and execute the inspections within your project's jurisdictionAssist in the implementation of HITT's corporate safety program and apply it on the jobsiteConduct weekly safety meetings and toolbox talks when directedComplete all required safety reports when directedQualificationsHigh school diploma required, military experience or four-year degree from an accredited university within the construction, engineering, or business concentrations preferredPrevious experience on commercial job sites strongly preferredPassion for construction and our industry; ability to recognize and seek qualityAbility to learn sector/project-specific software systems including but not limited to: Microsoft Office suite (ex. Project, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, ), ProCore, Adobe, BlueBeam, JD EdwardsAbility to walk and/or stand for long periods of time and the ability to lift up to 50lbsMust demonstrate a strong ability to:Communicate clearly, concisely, and professionally, with a strong focus on audience appropriate business writing and verbal skillsOrganize and manage tasks and prioritiesDemonstrate integrity consistently with The HITT Way and HITT's core valuesSeek continuous improvement of knowledge and abilities, internal focus on self- improvementAdapt and exercise flexibility with the ever-changing world of technology, design, means and methodsCollaborate with people of various backgrounds while maintaining relationships with colleagues, clients, subcontractors, and vendorsExhibit respectfulness by being punctual, engaged/focused, and respectful of othersHITT Contracting, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer providing opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ+ individuals are encouraged to apply.HITT Contracting, Inc. promotes a drug-free workplace.Students

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