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Company: Barrett Industries

Location: Roseland, NJ

Date Posted: November 5, 2013

Source: Barrett Industries Corporation

Barrett Paving Materials Inc. Project Engineer

With over 150 years of excellence at our back, the keys to Barrett’s long term success include safety, quality, ethical business practices, environmental stewardship and disciplined financial management. We pride ourselves in the construction and maintenance of roads, highways, airports, commercial facilities and just about anything else involving paving materials. For the Project Engineering position, we are looking for a recent college graduate with serious ambition, someone who is a self starter, someone highly motivated, a background in engineering or construction management, and who operates in a highly professional, ethical and competitive fast paced environment.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Project Engineer at Barrett Paving Materials Inc. is primarily responsible for working with the Superintendent on all aspects of construction on a given project while finishing on-time and within budget in a manner consistent with Company policies and procedures. Daily tasks include but are not ...

Barrett Paving Materials Inc. Project Engineer

With over 150 years of excellence at our back, the keys to Barrett’s long term success include safety, quality, ethical business practices, environmental stewardship and disciplined financial management. We pride ourselves in the construction and maintenance of roads, highways, airports, commercial facilities and just about anything else involving paving materials. For the Project Engineering position, we are looking for a recent college graduate with serious ambition, someone who is a self starter, someone highly motivated, a background in engineering or construction management, and who operates in a highly professional, ethical and competitive fast paced environment.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Project Engineer at Barrett Paving Materials Inc. is primarily responsible for working with the Superintendent on all aspects of construction on a given project while finishing on-time and within budget in a manner consistent with Company policies and procedures. Daily tasks include but are not limited to:

* Completing the assigned project within time and budget as bid by the estimating team
* Assist in bidding projects
* Responsible for the quality of the project, meeting the owners’ specifications and expectations
* Responsible for coordinating surveys and layouts, supervising testing, reviewing and commenting on daily reports, subcontract supervision and scheduling
* Developing and preparing short term schedules and assisting with the long term scheduling of the project
* Scheduling daily operations and resources (ie. labor, equipment, materials and trucking)
* Communicating daily with Foreman of various crews as well as maintaining communications between Owner and BPMI
* Assist with tracking of accurate daily quantities
* Reviewing cost analysis, job cost reports, contract documentation (photos, letters, emails, etc.) and production reports
* Reviewing purchase orders, delivery tickets, and ensuring transmittal to accounting
* Monthly review of adjustments, forecasts, and “cost to completes”
* Reviewing and compiling all claims, force accounts, agreed prices and change orders
* Performing weekly Jobsite inspections and documentation, completing daily superintendent diaries
* Training and mentoring new employees/interns/apprentices
* Maintaining safety records, reviewing and commenting on accident reports

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

* A Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or Construction Management discipline or 3-5 years of performing job functions corresponding to this position required
* A year or more of experience in highway construction or similar industry (internships count)
* Must have a valid drivers’ license
* Must be drug and alcohol free
* Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds on a regular basis
* Thorough knowledge of construction materials, costs and procedures in heavy construction
* High aptitude for mathematics
* High proficiency in computers- including the Microsoft Office Suite (experience with HeavyBid, HeavyJob and Primavera P6 are a plus)
* Candidate must be well organized and possess a strong work ethic
* Ability to track job performance
* Assertiveness, self-confidence and strong communication skills for interacting with project owners and subcontractors
* Solid understanding of contract documents and be able to apply to actual construction
* General knowledge of applicable construction operations
* Experience reading construction specifications and/or plans
* Additional safety or environmental training a plus
* Willingness to work weekends and long hours during peak season

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Barrett is an equal opportunity employer, and offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including a company car, cell phone, 100% employer paid health and dental insurance coverage, as well as a lucrative retirement package. Interested candidates should submit a resume and salary expectations directly through this website.

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