Experienced Project Engineer (Phoenix)

Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/14/2023 9:49 AM)
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Construction Operations


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


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 $20+ million construction projects. This position will contribute in all activities required to source, pursue and build a project including cost estimation, contract administration, schedule management and risk-quality management. With Brinkmann’s “concept-to-completion” business model, Project Engineers enjoy a high-level of responsibility leading to a career path in project management with a leader in the industry. 


  • 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
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedules
  • Prepare permit applications
  • Maintain updated construction documents including as-builts
  • Manage and process shop drawings and submittals
  • On site management of the project assisting the superintendent
  • 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
  • Ability to understand and solve complex challenges in order to present alternative solutions
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering (Civil, Architectural or Construction), construction management or related field required
  • 1-2 years' experience in commercial construction 
  • Relevant experience supporting construction projects from conception to completion 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
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Proficiency with computer applications including Procore, 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
  • Travel is likely as clients and projects are regional and national
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company, for this position currently or in the future


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