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Construction Project Engineer at McKinstry Company in Seattle, Washington

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.





Job Description:

At McKinstry, we're proud to be a diverse and passionate group of innovators and problem-solvers, builders and engineers, mentors, and students. We believe the world needs curious, forward-thinking, solutions-oriented people who want to make our planet better. We are committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting, developing, and retaining professionals from all backgrounds, and we believe that promoting diversity, equity, and inclusivity is an integral component of our continuing quest To Build a Thriving Planet. If you are looking to leave a purposeful mark on the world, then McKinstry is the place for you.



Here's where you come in:


We are currently seeking a Construction Project Engineer to join our team as a member of our growing Energy Western Washington division. You will be joining an established and diverse group of people where you will be able to make an immediate impact. If you thrive in a collaborative team environment, enjoy studying project design and customer requirements, as well as setting and hitting goals - this may be the right position for you.


Project Coordination


In this position, you will be tasked with supporting the Request for Proposal (RFP) and procurement process along with tracking current and future jobs, reviewing contracts and drawings, and specifications. You will coordinate equipment procurement with our purchasing department and outside vendors. You will also be assisting with scheduling, assisting in the development of the scope of work with subcontractors, and assisting in the preparation of monthly financial reporting.


Communication


In this position, excellent communication is essential. You will be asked to speak with general contractors, architects, engineers, and owners. Working closely with our project management team and responding to questions raised by superintendents and field workers will be a daily responsibility.


Documentation


As a Construction Project Engineer, you will create and respond to requests for information (RFI). Additionally, you will develop, process, and track equipment, materials, and informational submittals. You will also be tasked with creating site-specific work plans and creating operations and maintenance manuals for our clients. Other responsibilities may include:



  • Obtaining detailed knowledge of the contract, drawings, and specifications for project(s)

  • Assisting in the client and subcontractor change order process.

  • Creating billing breakdowns and preparing billing substantiation.

  • Conducting quantity take-off and pricing estimates for internal and external uses.



What we would like to see from you:



  • BA/BS degree in Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, Facilities Management or comparable degree-or equivalent work experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of construction concepts required.

  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans, specs, contracts, proposals, estimates, and other regularly encountered items required.

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project required; working knowledge of SharePoint preferred.



The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.


McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.


Applicants for this role will only be considered if they possess current US Work Authorization, and do not require employer-sponsored VISA support to begin or remain in this role.


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