Project Engineer
Milwaukee, WI Project Management
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Findorff has an opening for an experienced Project Engineer. This position will start in one of four areas: Estimating, Field Operation, Safety or Project Management. Findorff’s program is designed to ensure each Project Engineer is exposed to many areas of construction, with the plan they will be well-rounded as they enter one of three career paths: Preconstruction/Estimating, Superintendent, or Project Manager.


Requirements include a bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or similar program, and an internship, co-op OR two plus years working knowledge of project management, field engineering or estimating is required. Qualified candidates will have effective communication and organizational skills and be a contributing team player. A strong mathematical aptitude and strong analytical and computer skills also necessary. Experience with any of the following software is a plus: CMiC, OnCenter, Timberline, PlanGrid, Revit and/or Bluebeam.


As a Project Engineer at Findorff. Some of the things you'll experience in your three areas are:

Estimating/Preconstruction

  • Take off and pricing
  • Bid package preparation
  • Prepare Instructions to Bidders
  • Conduct bid result evaluations
  • Contract prospective bidders utilizing bidding software or telephone
  • Assist estimator with bid day activities
  • Participate in project planning
  • Conduct constructability & spec reviews

Project Management

  • Prepare subcontracts, purchase orders, change order proposals, monthly payment requests for review by Project Management staff
  • Prepare, distribute and track RFI’s
  • Distribute and track CB’s, RFP’s or other change issue documentation
  • Close out activities including but not limited to distribution and tracking punch lists
  • Assist Project Management staff or Superintendent with creating and/or updating project schedule
  • Prepare and distribute progress meeting notes
  • Review shop drawings and samples for conformance to documents
  • Proactively manage project submittal approval process
  • Post addenda or other changes to plans and specifications

Field Operations

  • Assist jobsite Superintendent with short duration scheduling, timekeeping, etc.
  • Order and schedule delivery of materials
  • Participate in productivity initiative (track finished work to schedule/goal).
  • Post addenda or other changes to plans and specifications
  • Prepare, distribute and track RFI’s
  • Distribute and track punch lists
  • Complete other close out requirements

Safety

  • Routine safety audits
  • Assist with safety planning for jobsites
  • See projects from the safety supervisor point of view
  • Attend OSHA training

Findorff recognizes the talents of all, appreciating the different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives that make us a stronger company and partner for the communities we serve.