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Project Engineer K-12 Schools

Company: Construction Worldwide
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Ambitious, diverse, multidisciplinary, and entrepreneurial - these are all words that describe our client's team. However, what ties our client's employees together is their excitement and passion for advising their clients throughout the facility development process. Whether interviewing students on a college campus, touring classrooms in an elementary school, or sitting with fans on a stadium's opening day, we are driven by our purpose to advance communities. It starts with our client's community; it starts with you.
Provide construction management, administrative, and technical support for a project team so it can successfully execute program and construction management assignments for one or more of the following client types: K-12 public schools, community colleges, independent and charter schools, arenas, stadiums, or community recreation. Deliverables for pre-development and implementation/construction assignments include schedule development, cost estimating, subcontract coordination, construction monitoring, KPI performance tracking an analysis, constructability reviews, budget reconciliation, project documentation, public approvals and permitting, schedule compliance, and commissioning activities.
This position reports to a Project Executive or Senior Project Manager.
Essential Responsibilities

  • Supports Project Manager or Senior Project Manager with serving as the Client's "trusted advisor" focused on achievement of project goals for schedule, budget, and quality, and providing critical thinking and analyses to ensure quality client advice. Takes full-management responsibility for smaller- to medium-scaled implementation assignments of over $10MM in total project costs.
  • Manage all aspects of construction including, but not limited to, investigation of construction needs, conducting regular AOC meetings, delegating construction related tasks to the team members according to their professional roles and responsibilities, coordination with design professionals, overseeing contractor selection and the bidding process, management of general/subcontractors throughout the construction process, and management of multiple construction schedules and budgets.
  • Develops client deliverables, including RFI's, submittals, change orders, written reports, presentations, budgets, schedules, and other construction documents that are tailored to meet client's desired outcomes and scope requirements.
  • Contract administration to ensure adherence to insurance, bonds, and compliance requirements
  • Coordinates and directs the day-to-day activities of assigned project staff, both internal (company's staff) and external (JV partners, subconsultants, architects, and builders) to achieve project goals and objectives.
  • Provides input on annual performance reviews of project staff under APM's direction.
  • Performs compliance, quality control, and quality assurance activities to ensure that deliverables are error-free and delivered on time. Monitors compliance to permit construction drawings and interacting daily with the client, the project construction staff, and inspectors.
  • Participates in company's training and development opportunities and actively cultivates a knowledge base in a range of practices and methodologies in relevant industry markets (Venues+Municipal and/or K-12).
  • Participates in business development activities to include article writing, conference attendance, and prospective client tracking or follow up.

    Supervisory Responsibilities
    The project engineer may supervise and direct a project analyst and/or project intern.
    Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management, real estate development, or related field.
  • Three to five years' experience in a project engineer, construction management, or similar position
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.

    Technical Competencies

    • In-depth understanding of the firm's project types, project management concepts and methodologies, and competitive advantages, as well as general industry knowledge.
    • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Ability to apply technological solutions to planning or implementation assignments
    • Experience using design software such as AutoCAD, CAD/CAM Circuit Design, Bluebeam
    • Knowledge of building codes, permit process, and technical requirements of a construction and current project delivery methods

      Core Competencies

      • Ability to be productive in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional work environment
      • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills
      • Excellent group facilitation and presentation skills
      • Excellent organizational and project management skills
      • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities
      • Strong understanding of real estate, finance and accounting principles
      • Clear support for the firm's mission, values and operating paradigm
      • Demonstrated commitment to client satisfaction and ethical business practices
      • Proven adaptability, flexibility, and creativity
      • Demonstrated ability to thrive within a team structure
      • Aptitude and desire for mentoring and training analysts
      • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of individuals from diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity, cultural, disability and ethical backgrounds.

        Human Relations
        Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors. Contact involves: routing calls, troubleshooting, or providing information.

        • Office environment; moderate noise.
        • Field environment; moderate to loud noise.
        • Occasional evening or weekend work.
        • Office equipment/computers 8 hours per day

          Competitive Compensation - DOE. Please include desired compensation range.
          Benefit program includes:

          • 100% company-paid PPO medical, prescription, and dental insurance premiums
          • Voluntary vision insurance
          • Company-paid disability and life insurance
          • Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care expenses
          • Company-paid contributions to traditional and Roth 401(k) retirement accounts
          • Employee assistance program
          • Vacation, sick and holiday pay
          • Commuter benefits
          • Tuition reimbursement
          • Reimbursement for professional memberships/certifications
          • In-house training
          • Performance-based bonuses
          • Flextime and telecommuting

            ABOUT OUR CLIENT
            As catalysts for building community, our client maximizes value and mitigates risk for their clients every step of the way. They take an idea, make it a viable project, and manage it through ribbon cutting and into operation.
            Their extensive portfolio, dedication to personalized client service, and commitment to excellence have earned them a reputation as a premier national program management firm overseeing billions of dollars in new construction and renovation projects. Their wide range of services enables them to provide a level of insight and risk management far beyond what other program management firms can offer and helps their clients achieve their project goals.
            If you have the qualifications for this position and if you'd like to be part of one of the Top 50 Program Management Firms in the country, Uapply today!

Keywords: Construction Worldwide, Sacramento , Project Engineer K-12 Schools, Engineering , Sacramento, California

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