The Project Engineer’s primary role is to provide extensive technical support to the Project Manager and Field Staff to ensure project delivery. The position will focus on central energy plant work including industrial scale chillers, boilers, and power generation. Jobs sites are primarily college & university settings.
- Update and maintain all project-related documents including shop drawings, subcontracts, change requests, labor rate sheets, RFI’s, submittals, etc.
- Keep progress prints current and post all drawing changes weekly
- Track material deliveries to the site and maintain purchase and delivery logs while anticipating needs
- Responsible for analysis and quality control of all project documents (submittals, RFI Log, shop drawings, contract changes)
- Support the PM in analysis and coordination of progress documents, bulletins and record documents
- Work collaboratively with management by providing monthly cost reports including forecasting of labor and subcontractor exposure as requested
- Adhere to the company’s safety program
- Familiarity with contractual performance guarantees as related to delivery of energy projects.
- Familiarity with the design, operation, or commissioning of centrifugal chillers including electric, steam turbine, or absorption cycle including ancillary equipment. Understanding of the refrigeration cycle.
- Familiarity with the design, operation, or commissioning of industrial scale water tube boilers, heat recovery steam generators, and ancillary equipment. Understanding of the steam cycle.
- Familiarity with the design, operating, or commissioning of combined heat & power systems including combustion and steam turbine driven power generation.
- Familiarity with water treatment systems.
- Familiarity with advanced automation, controls systems including SCADA and electrical protection relays & coordination.
- Willingness to work in an operating, mission critical facility.
- Understanding of College & University, Healthcare, and Utility markets.
- BS in Engineering or related discipline or equivalent work experience
- Understanding of Contract Documents, including Owner Contract and Subcontracts. Experience with Document Control Software
- Possess knowledge of drawings, subcontractor agreements, scope and risk management mitigation.
- Exhibit a general understanding of construction processes and best practices
- Experience with scheduling process and use of a project plan
- Basic understanding and experience with surveying equipment and lay out work
- Basic understanding of process mechanical and electrical systems
- Must be detail-oriented, organized, flexible, and able to effectively multitask while working in a fast-paced environment
- Must have excellent time management and prioritization skills to ensure deadlines are met while providing accurate deliverables
- Must have a robust knowledge of document control software and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook)
- Willingness to travel and work on projects throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic regions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Job sites are often hot, loud, and generally a hazardous environment.