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Construction Project Engineer

Company: A&B Construction
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities:As a Project Engineer this position is responsible for ensuring construction work complies with safety, specifications, cost guidelines, reporting requirements and field engineering activities for assigned projects. Major focus will vary depending on project needs and priorities. Maintains positive relationships with owners, community members and project team members. This position reports directly to Vice President.
Job Tasks:

  • Able to perform all essential Project Engineer responsibilities
  • Attend and document project meetings (write minutes)
  • Set up and maintain electronic filing system as needed
  • Update and maintain all sets of drawings, specifications and logs
  • Review and utilize project plans, specifications, stand specifications, and soils reports
  • Maintain a site-specific safety plan and pre-task planning process, including audits, meeting, training, etc.
  • Review and understand project scope and budget
  • Perform materials take off
  • Contact subcontractors, vendors, and truckers required for project
  • Review, analyze, and transmit submittals
  • Assist Project Manager to prepare and maintain Purchase Orders and subcontract agreements and logs
  • Assist Project Manager to prepare SWPP plans, traffic plans, excavation plans, JHA's, MOPS's, etc., as required
  • Assist Project Manager to prepare all submittals and RFI's
  • Assist Project Manager in pre-planning field work
  • Maintain Change Order Log
  • Prepare and review project video and pictures prior to start of construction for any changes in conditions that are not noted on project plans
  • Perform expediting functions
  • Initiate (paint) and maintain underground service alerts (USA)
  • Distribute plans and specifications to subcontractors and vendors, as needed
  • Coordinate with Project Manager and Foremen on materials delivery, as needed
  • Coordinate with subcontractors and truckers
  • Cost code and/or verify correct codes on time sheets
  • Code Accounts Payable Workflows as assigned
  • Verify original estimate quantities for labor cost reports
  • Report quantities in place and maintain labor cost report
  • Prepare and document extra work orders
  • Review and assemble change order submittals and quantity surveys
  • Maintain record set drawings
  • Document punch list work
  • Attend job handoff meetings with Project Manager, Estimator, and Superintendent, prior to job start. Ensure everyone understands scope, schedule, and production rates required to complete the project at or below budgeted cost.
  • Maintain a three week look ahead schedule that is resource loaded in coordination with Project Manager and Superintendent.
  • Attend Weekly job site meetings, as required
  • No performance of extra work without a written directive or approval from an authorized owner's representative, and approval by A&B Project Manager
  • Assist Project Manager process and analyze the project reports and production, collect all data to determine whether or not the project is deviating from the planned schedule or rate of production and if the deviations are the result of issues that require a change order or submission of a Notice of Potential Claim.
  • Track extra work labor hours, equipment hours, and materials used on projects. Collect and price extra work field tags and ensure owner's representative is signing the tags, daily.
  • Review daily timecards from field personnel. Ensure the time card is accurately filled out with labor and equipment, cost codes, and production.
  • Ensure timecards are submitted by Foreman by 7:00 AM the following day.
  • Ensure timecards are approved and submitted to Accounting by 10:00 AM the following day you received. Ensure all previous weeks' time cards are submitted no later than 10:00 AM Monday morning.
  • Maintain project pictures.
  • Maintain project red-line as-builts.
  • Foster good relations with Client.
  • Work and communicate with Superintendents and Foremen to ensure a successful project.
  • Coordinate with Project Manager to submit all close out documents including as-builts, warranty letter, O&M manuals, and punch list required to complete the project.
  • Business Development; Cultivate and maintain relationships with clients, subcontractors, and suppliers
  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned -Necessary Skills and Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management
    • 3 years' work experience preferred, field experience a plus
    • Basic understanding of construction cost accounting
    • Basic estimating and scheduling skills
    • Read blueprints, shop drawings, and specifications
    • Effective communication, both verbally and written with clientele, team and management
    • Listen to others and hear their message, understand why they react to situations as they do
    • Identify complex problems, develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
    • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Strong work ethic and eager to learn, ability to accept constructive criticism
    • Willingness and ability to mentor others
    • Bluebeam and Viewpoint
    • Assimilate with existing procedures
    • Pre-planning work, review dispatch
    • Monitor Production
    • Identify and foresee change order opportunities
    • Manage cash flow
    • Manage one's own time and the time of others
    • Understand priorities in high pressure situations
    • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

Keywords: A&B Construction, Oakland , Construction Project Engineer, Professions , Oakland, California

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