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PreConstruction Project Engineer - Electrical Engineer

Company: AW Labor Solutions
Location: Remington
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Great opportunity for Civil Engineers interested in working in the U.S. on a TN Visa. Only citizens of Canada and Mexico are eligible for the TN Visa program.
Preconstruction Project Engineeer manages the programming, budgeting, design and engineering for key client projects from initial project conception through completion of Issue for Construction documents. With the help of both internal and external resources, the employee will be responsible for the following phases:



  • Programming



  • Understand and document client requirements


  • Define high-level project scope of work


  • Determine equipment, site and building layout constraints


  • Investigate state and local code and permit requirements


  • Create conceptual site, plan and key section drawings to convey scope to client


  • Develop rough order of magnitude budget


  • Identify overall timelines and constraints in the form of a level 1 schedule




  • Schematic Design



  • Refine scope of work with input from client, sub-consultants, vendors, subcontractors

    and Summit team members


  • Procure and manage the services of subconsultants and/or internal design resources


  • Collect and review preliminary information from equipment suppliers, subcontractors

    and/or vendors


  • Work with design team to develop preliminary project documents including site plans,

    floor plans, sections, elevations, single line electrical and tie-in coordination drawings


  • Determine project budget for internal and/or owner review and approval


  • Verify compliance with client requirements, state and local codes and regulations


  • Review schematic documents with key Summit operations team members and

    incorporate comments as appropriate


  • Develop and manage detailed design schedule and work with operations lead to refine

    overall project schedule


  • With support from Summit leadership, secure client approval and release for next phase




  • Detailed Development



  • Complete draft contract documents including the scope of work (with assumptions,

    clarifications, exclusions and allowances), schedule of values, and milestone schedule.


  • Develop Issue for Bid project documents and lead internal team members,

    subcontractors and vendor partners in the development of a complete project cost


  • Verify compliance and completeness of submittal information from equipment

    suppliers, subcontractors and/or vendors


  • Ensure timely completion of Issue for Construction drawings and specifications


  • Produce required permitting documents and assist owner in securing permits




  • All projects are different. Responsibilities vary with type and complexity of project.


  • The PCM will stay involved in the project to address RFIs or design related Issues. Involvement

    will diminish over time as the project progresses.



    The successful candidate will have excellent management skills, problem solving abilities, self-discipline, natural curiosity and a desire to understand the "why of any situation. The ability to plan, organize and lead a team is essential. A complete understanding of the design and construction process is integral to this position.

    Candidate will be expected to work independently and exercise good judgement to communicate potential problems, obstacles and the need for additional resources as necessary to maintain the project schedule and budget. This position reports directly to the Director of Preconstruction.

    Responsibilities:



  • Meet with clients to understand and document project objectives and requirements for each project


  • Coordinate and manage internal resources, subconsultants and third parties/vendors throughout the execution of the project design


  • Ensure project design documents are complete, meet project objectives and requirements, are delivered on-time and are created within the design budget


  • Manage development of budgets and estimated costs as needed throughout design process


  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders


  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors


  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation


  • Continuously perform risk management to minimize project risks


  • Report and escalate to management as needed


  • Use and continually develop leadership skills


  • Delegate project tasks based on team members' strengths, skill sets and experience levels


  • Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency


  • Perform other related duties as assigned Requirements:





    • Proven working experience in design coordination and/or design-build project management


    • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills


    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


    • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail


    • AutoCAD efficiency is preferred but not required





      • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook


      • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, construction management, agricultural field of study or

        equivalent work experience

        Requirement:

      • Civil engineering background with structural focus of at least 2-5 years.

        Prefered experience but not required:


        • Design build experience
        • Agricultural experienc

          Preconstruction top skills & proficiencies:



          • Construction project planning and design


          • Design coordination


          • Stakeholder management


          • Developing budgets and estimates


          • Delegating and follow-up


          • Process improvement


          • Verbal communication

            Work Environment:


          • This position is based in Remington, Indiana with hybrid schedule.

          • Travel to client sites or an office location will be required as needed to support the business. Typical travel averages 2-3 nights per month, but can vary with the season, client and type of project.
          • Walking uneven terrain, climbing stairs and ladders, attic or restricted space access may be required at the client site.

Keywords: AW Labor Solutions, Gary , PreConstruction Project Engineer - Electrical Engineer, Engineering , Remington, Indiana

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