Project Engineer - Entry Level New Grad

Job Locations US
Posted Date 2 months ago(9/2/2021 4:07 PM)
Job ID
2021-1298
# of Openings Remaining
19
Category
Construction Operations

Overview

At Brinkmann, our purpose is people and our passion is building. 

 

Is creativity at your core to provide the best right answer?  Are you managing large construction projects as if they are your own?  Are you always prepared to build success with honesty and accountability?  Do you stand up and speak out on behalf of your new and repeat clients? 

 

If these values are important to you, apply now!

 

Our Top Incentives:

  • 100% Employee Owned
  • Competitive salary and annual merit increase
  • Annual bonus program
  • Company contributed 401K
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans with HSA
  • Work life balance
  • Service Awards including paid sabbaticals and milestone bonus
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement
  • Community involvement, team building events and “Fun Committee” celebrations
  • Positive and collaborative work environment

Responsibilities

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, 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. New Grad opportunities available in all Brinkmann locations: St. Louis, Denver, and Kansas City. 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.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Civil, Architectural, or Construction), Construction Management or related field required.
  • Construction internship or other related work experience in the construction industry preferred.
  • General knowledge of construction principles/practices required.
  • Ability to travel and/or temporarily relocate for job assignments
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule.
  • Ability to understand and solve complex challenges in order to present alternative solution(s).
  • 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 construction industry, self-motivated, strong work ethic, time-management, organized, detail-oriented and creative.
  • 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

No staffing agency candidates are accepted. 

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