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Project Engineer – Southern California – Los Angeles / Orange

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Building Science, Construction Management, or Engineering required

The work of a construction project engineer with our company is varied. They review the plans and financial projections for the job to be sure that they are accurate and reasonable. They will also create project schedules and works with contractors to assure the work is done properly and on time. The project manager will meet regularly with all of the parties involved, including the contractors and the client, to provide status updates and answer questions. Because they are so involved in all aspects of the project, the engineer spends a lot of time on the construction site.

Essential Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Responsible for field and project engineering, quality control, contract administration, shop drawing review, submittals, scheduling, and related support functions
Change order management: administrating, pricing, submission and tracking
Assist Project Superintendent and Project Manager in establishing the construction plan and engineering methods
Assist with equipment selection and rental coordination
Materials procurement and expediting
Coordinate and review drawings, submissions, specifications, changes and document control
Assist with the preparation and maintenance of the project schedule and costing system
Prepare and track progress payments and estimates
Subcontract administration: defining scope of work, answering inquiries, monitoring progress, tracking and processing payments
Inventory control: monitoring and tracking of equipment and resources

Qualifications and Experience:

A candidate must possess; Excellent listening and communication skills, a strong “can-do” attitude, capability to resolve complex issues, ability to create and support team morale, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Project management software, accounting cost management software and scheduling software.