CONSTRUCTION
PROJECT ENGINEER

Construction Project Engineer Position

Joseph Hughes Construction has an immediate opening for a Construction Project Engineer in our Portland office. You'll be a key part of our team in a supportive work environment with an excellent benefit package and an outstanding opportunity for personal and professional growth. If you are looking to join a well-respected and talented team of professionals in a dynamic ‘family-culture’ organization, then apply today!  Future career path opportunities include Senior Project Engineer and Project Manager roles.

Project Engineer Position:

The function of a Project Engineer (PE) is to manage, maintain, support and monitor internal operations of projects.  This role plays an important part in the success of each project. You will work alongside an assigned Project Manager and the Director of Construction; primary responsibility will be to ensure the Project Manager, Site Superintendent, and additional project stakeholders will have the appropriate resources and information necessary to complete their respectably assigned jobs successfully. As an extension of the Project Manager, the PE is ultimately responsible for understanding and accomplishing the project team’s goals while protecting and promoting the interests of JHC Companies in all matters.

What You'll Do:

PROJECT MANAGEMENT SUPPORT

·§ Assist Project Manager in review of Subcontractor/Vendor proposals during buy-out process.

§ Develop project objectives with PM by reviewing plans, specifications,
proposals and determining scopes of work.

§ Prepare pre-submittal log, review with PM and distribute submittal request documentation.

§ Prepare and issue purchasing documents (i.e.: Subcontracts, Purchasing Orders, Service Agreements) with the detailed scope of work to be provided by Project Manager.

§ Support field in expediting schedule, field paperwork and materials/equipment.
§ Support Project Manager with contract generation based off Owner communication regarding project agreed to scope of work/budget/schedule.
§ Maintain Owner and Subcontractor/Vendor relationships.

§ Manage project specific materials and equipment purchases including: sourcing, maintaining vendor relations, ordering and tracking deliveries, coordination and mobilization of field temporary facilities
§ Collect and manage Site Specific Job Site Manuals and Material Safety Data Sheets in coordination with Superintendent and Project Manager and ensure on-site availability of such documentation.
§ Collaborate with Superintendent and Project Manager to prepare, collect and submit Change Orders to the customer, followed by submitting Subcontract Change Orders and Purchase Change Orders to Subcontractors/Vendors once COR is approved.
§ Assist and support Project Manager by attending project meetings with General Contractor, Owner, Architect, (Optional-Assuming PE work load accommodates for meetings and project size/scope merits PE attendance).
§ Assist Project Manager in RFI review, generation and submission to AOR/EOR.
§ Assist Project Manager in SUBMITTAL review, generation and submission to AOR/EOR.
§ Distribute to project stakeholders RFI and Submittal responses upon receipt from AOR/EOR.
§ Create and maintain Outlook group lists, project specific containing all Subcontractor/Vendors for ASI/CCD/RFI distribution upon receipt from AOR/EOR approval.

PROJECT CLOSE OUT

§ Attend Owner punch list walk-through as needed based on project scope and size, notate items discovered during punch walk and draft and maintain punch list for Project Manager and Superintendent.
§ Distribute to project stakeholders project punch list upon review by Project Manager.
§ Provide required close out information to the client at the end of the project by following JHC close-out procedure. (As-Built drawings, O&Ms, warranties, shop drawings, finish schedules)
§ Assist Project Manager to make sure the project is 100% closed out with Accounting by collecting all final change orders from Subcontractors/Vendors and issuing final Customer change orders prior to processing of Subcontractors/Vendors retention payments.

PROJECT ENGINEERING AREAS OF GENERAL RESPONSIBILITY

§ Foster positive communications and relationships with team members, management, vendors and clients.
§ Keep up to date on industry trends and developments.
§ Adhere to company policies and procedures.
§ Actively participate in meetings as requested by project team.
§ Seeks to solve problems with a results-driven attitude.

 

What We’re Looking For:

Prior experience in the Construction Industry
Self-motivated, organized, proactive, and detail-oriented
Effective written and oral communication skills including proposal and report writing

Ability to work quickly, manage multiple and conflicting deadlines, and establish priorities
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Comfortable networking with clients and colleagues to develop and maintain professional relationships

Possess solid time management and follow-through skills
Proven ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Procore experience a plus; training provided

About Joseph Hughes Construction:

Joseph Hughes Construction has been providing our clients with professional and profitable construction services throughout the greater Northwest since 1981. Our extensive experience in both new construction and tenant improvements/remodels fortifies a proven record of consistent, long-term, high-quality performance. At JHC Companies we understand that every project is unique. Our focus is to assure that your vision and expectations are integrated into our team. Through respect, understanding and a commitment to service, we collaborate to make your project, your dream, a reality. That is our promise!

Benefits:

Joseph Hughes Construction values our employees and proudly provides competitive compensation and benefits commiserate with candidate’s experience including

  • Healthcare

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 401k

  • Paid Vacation Time

  • Paid Sick Time

  • Paid Holidays

  • Individual office

 

Job Type: Full-time, M-F, one location

 

Email: employment@jhc-companies.com

JHC Commercial, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace