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Project Engineer

Company: Kitchell Corporation
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Job Description:

We are seeking a Project Engineer to assist the job team with daily duties and resolving issues that occur with each project. Duties are maintaining the construction schedule, procurement, meeting minutes, RFI's, COR's, job safety, walking the project, etc. Serve as the communication hub for the Architect, Engineers, Owner, Job Team, Subcontractors, Inspectors, community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Develops full understanding of the scope and interdependence of all contract documents.

* Observes and records jobsite activity in accordance with required contractual frequency.

* Manages effective document control mechanisms for the project to ensure that work is performed in accordance with contract documents.

* Evaluates change order requests including design changes, specifications and drawing releases and reports status.

* Evaluates submittals of shop drawings, material data and samples and takes appropriate action based upon contract specifications.

* Reviews and processes as-built drawings to ensure that all changes during the course of construction are recorded.

* Reviews the project schedule and assists the project manager in the maintenance of it as requested.

* Manages the request for information process in order to facilitate the timely exchange of information between designer and contractor.

* Assists the project manager in the maintenance of effective cost control mechanisms for the project.

* Completes project close out requirements in accordance with contract documents.

* Coordinates meeting agendas, prepares minutes and follows up on action items.

* Administers quality control program as outlined in the project procedures manual.

* Becomes familiar with safety requirements of the project and monitors compliance.

* Utilizes safe work practices and follows directives, policies and procedures for assisting and maintaining a healthy and safe work environment.

* Maintains effective and professional relationships with owners, architects, engineers and contractors.

Employee-owned Kitchell seeks an experienced Project Engineer to join our Austin, Texas region and build a long-term career at one of the most innovative and growth-oriented building companies in the United States.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

* Knowledge of construction and engineering related processes, as well as industry practices.

* Knowledge of the roles and interdependence between the contractor, designer, owner and construction manager.

* Effective computer skills including proficient use of Microsoft Office software required and project management (Prolog) and scheduling database (P6) software desirable.

* Effective verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to foster effective interpersonal relationships.

* Ability to read and comprehend technical drawings and blueprints.

Education and Experience:

* Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in architecture, engineering, construction management or related field required.

* Minimum 1 year position related work experience in construction management or related field required.

Work Environment:

* Field office and jobsite environment, with occasional offsite visits.

* Daily touring of project construction site through all phases, requiring strenuous walking and wearing personal protective equipment.

Physical Requirements:

* Visual and manual dexterity for computer work.

* Able to work in outdoor elements and jobsite conditions.

* Occasional climbing, use of ladders and lifts, and walking through work sites during various stages of construction.

****PLEASE PROVIDE A LIST OF PROJECTS****

Kitchell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

1Thank you for your interest in KITCHELL. Our records indicate that you have already submitted an application for employment. Should your prior experience match our business needs, you will be contacted by a representative of our company.The goal of the questions that you have just answered is to help determine if this opportunity would be a good match for you and our company. At this time your qualifications do not match any of our positions. Your application will remain active for 30 days. Please do not reapply during this time period, as your application will register in the system as "Already Applied". Thank you for your interest in employment with us.

Keywords: Kitchell Corporation, Austin , Project Engineer, Engineering , Austin, Texas

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