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Project Engineer-Houston, TX

Summary

As a Project Engineer you will perform tasks related to the collection of cost data required to monitor project budget and estimates on heavy civil construction projects. The primary responsibilities require sound technical and field level (hands-on) knowledge of heavy construction engineering. To be successful, the Project Engineer requires significant experience in the selection and application of resource monitoring and control principles, techniques and technical knowledge of heavy civil construction projects. This project involves the construction of a swing bridge 30 minutes South of Houston, TX

Requirements:

•   B.S. in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
•   5 years of experience with exposure to complex bridge construction and/or rehabilitation projects
•   Solid understanding of constructability reviews, scheduling, resource utilization and efficiency, design/scope change reviews and resolution, quality assurance, quality control, purchase orders and subcontracts, resolution of field and technical anomalies, interfaces with inspection agencies, permitting issues, project closeouts, etc.

Responsible for Planning/Coordination and Scheduling with Superintendent and Foremen and overseeing all field activities.

•   Track field production and quantities.

•   Oversee Field Engineers and review work plans prior to implementation in the field.

•   Oversee welding operations including coordination with Quality Control staff.

•   Oversee and coordinate work with subcontractors.

•   Required computer skills: Microsoft Office suite, AutoCAD

Responsibilities

Responsible for Planning/Coordination and Scheduling with Superintendent and Foremen and overseeing all field activities.

•   Track field production and quantities.

•   Oversee Field Engineers and review work plans prior to implementation in the field.

•   Oversee welding operations including coordination with Quality Control staff.

•   Oversee and coordinate work with subcontractors.

Issue service agreements for various needs as directed by project manager
Submit Monthly Pay Estimate and Subcontract Pay Vouchers
Code daily labor, purchase orders, subcontractor invoices, costs, quantities, actual expenditures, etc. for tracking in cost system

Calculate material/work quantity requirements (takeoffs); monitor progress, percentage complete per work item
Create or assist in weekly meeting agenda and deliver, MPR, QF Reports, and Project Cash Flow
Prepare and manage submittals & RFI’s
Review incoming submittal prior to sending to Owner
Update and maintain project Baseline & Weekly schedules
Maintain documentation to support the company’s position for claims resolution
Assist / Manage workplans, post plans and pre-plan process
Assist in Managing Environment permits and regulations
Generate Survey Requests
Review of daily timesheets
Manage BRR’s, JE’s & Subcontracts CCO’s
Prepare and/or assist with the preparation of DRB documents
Monitor and/or manage project document control
Coordinate requirements and progress with structural design engineers or other consultants
Review critical picks
Assist field engineers with job duties requirements such as timecard review, invoice processing, JHA etc.
Participate in project close out report
Knowledgeable & enforce company safety policies
May be asked to assist in performance review, mentoring and coaching to field engineers

Other Skills and Abilities

•   Must be able to legally work in the United States.

•   Must be willing to work in a drug-free environment and agree to a post offer drug test.

•   Must be willing to work safely and keep OSHA recordable incidents to a minimum.

•   Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards and specialty bridge design software; must be proficient with MS Office.

•   Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively plan and organize to meet project deadlines.

 American Bridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/H/V

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