• Project Engineer - Experienced (St. Louis)

    Job Locations US-MO-Chesterfield
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/1/2018 10:42 AM)
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    Construction Operations
  • Overview

    Brinkmann Constructors is hiring an experienced Project Engineer for projects throughout the U.S. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience estimating, bidding and supporting projects of at least $20-50+ million in diverse commercial market sectors including High-Rise, Multifamily/Student Housing, Senior Living, Large Box Industrial and Hospitality. Our offices are in St. Louis, Kansas City and Denver. Travel required.


    The Project Engineer, or project manager-in-training, is responsible for assisting the Project Manager and Superintendent in all aspects of the day-to-day management of a construction project. This position will participate in all activities required to source, pursue and build a project including cost estimation, contract administration, schedule management and risk-quality management. In Brinkmann’s “concept-to-completion” business model, Project Engineers enjoy a high-level of responsibility and accelerated career path to project management. Duties include but are not limited to:


    • Identify and pursue new business development opportunities including maintaining positive client relationships to leverage future repeat business
    • Prepare full cost estimates including quantity take-offs and pricing
    • Participate in bid solicitation, bid package preparation and analysis
    • Assist in preparation of general contract and subcontract administration
    • Prepare permit applications
    • Maintain updated construction documents including as-builts
    • Manage and process shop drawings and submittals
    • Coordinate material and equipment procurement and expediting
    • Facilitate the RFI process
    • Document project coordination meetings for distribution
    • Monitor project schedules to ensure adherence to key dates
    • Initiate, review and negotiate change orders
    • Oversee entire close-out process including creation and completion of punch list
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


    • Bachelor's degree in engineering (Civil, Architectural or Construction), construction management or related field required
    • 3-5 years' experience in commercial construction 
    • Relevant preior experience supporting projects from conception to completion of at least $20+ million in diverse commercial market sectors including High-Rise, Multifamily/Student Housing, Senior Living, Large Box Industrial and Hospitality
    • Prior conceptual estimating and bidding experience with emphasis in commercial construction is preferred
    • Travel required for nationwide projects
    • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
    • Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedules
    • Ability to understand and solve complex challenges in order to present alternative solutions
    • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
    • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Office suite and SharePoint
    • Key success factors include passion for the industry, self-motivated, strong work ethic, time management, organized, detail-oriented and creative


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