High Volume Commercial Flooring & Window Coverings Subcontractor is looking for a full time Project Engineer. The incumbent will assist in project planning, scheduling, resource allocation and project accounting while providing technical direction and ensuring compliance with quality standards. The Project Engineer’s responsibilities span a broad spectrum covering all areas of project coordination including: Project Planning, Cost Management, Change Orders, Submittals & Closeouts.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist with project from start to finish and ensure that construction activities move according to predetermined schedule.
Develop and maintain relationships with general contractors, suppliers and specified manufacturers.
Monitor & track all construction progress and changes to the projects.
Review contract documents for consistency and accuracy to ensure projects are completed per plan and scope.
Maintain the approved construction budget for negotiated projects and negotiate change orders.
Distribute & maintain control of contract documents and addenda.
Review contract documents, Plans, Bids, Scopes of Work, for understanding of the requirements of the job.
Review and negotiate Change Orders and have a good understanding of unit cost for materials and labor as it relates to construction costs.
Optimize utilization of resources- labor, materials and equipment, and ensuring their procurement at most cost-effective terms.
Minimum 2 years of commercial construction experience.
Strong skills in Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel & Outlook.
Expertise in construction methods and materials, as it relates to both new construction and tenant improvements.
Good client management and communication skills.
Effective time management skills and logical decision-making ability.