Project Engineer - MEP

DPR Construction - Dallas, TX (30+ days ago)4.2


Job Description
DPR Construction is seeking a project engineer with 2 - 5 years of MEP experience in commercial construction. The project engineer will work on commercial projects within our core markets: healthcare, higher education, advanced technology, life sciences and commercial. The project engineer will work closely with all members of the project team and will be responsible for the following:

Providing construction support for MEP systems
Participation and application of DPR’s Environmental Health and Safety Plan to constantly maintain injury-free environments including performing weekly safety audits.
Understanding and enforcement of contracts, including between DPR and subcontractors as well as DPR and the owner.
Assist the superintendent and project manager in the implementation of DPR policies and the execution of the project.
Organizing the duties of other engineers, field office coordinator, project accountant and other assigned project staff. This includes providing direction, prioritization, and performance feedback.
Participation in trainings and company meetings to facilitate individual and company growth.
Organizing and electronically archiving project files for easy access by the project team.
Preparation, monitoring, and updating project schedules. Working with the superintendent to reduce project constraints’ impact on the schedule.
Preparation, maintenance, and implementation of various document control entities such as daily reports, material procurement logs, submittal logs, as-builts, testing and inspection logs, RFI logs, and change order logs.
Distribution of new drawings, changes, approved submittals, RFI responses, and other project information to all affected parties.
Identifying, assembling, negotiating, and distributing change orders to both the owner and subcontractors.
Preparing agendas, documents, meeting minutes, and actions for various meetings including owner/architect/contractor meetings, subcontractor coordination meetings, safety meetings, and staff meetings.
Participating in project cost control. This includes maintaining internal records and working with subcontractors to make sure changes are getting paid.
Preparing owner billing by assembling DPR costs, receiving and reviewing subcontractor invoices and organizing the documents in accordance with the owner’s requirements.
Monitoring testing and inspection record and reports, safety inspection and accident logs and reports, record building permit inspections and sign-offs.
Qualifications
We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess:

Grasp of mechanical and electrical engineering concepts.
Organized work approach with the ability to adapt and adjust as required to support the projects current needs.
Detailed knowledge of the assigned project scopes with a 100% hands-on approach.
A desire to seek out and resolve construction problems /conflicts that arise during design and construction phases.
Goal-orientated approach to promptly coordinate and resolve project issues within the project team (including interfacing with designers, engineers, and owners).
Excellent listening and strong communication skills.
Ability to identify and resolve complex issues.
Effective participation in team environment.
Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, project management software (CMiC, Prolog or similar), scheduling software (Primavera or similar) and BIM software (AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks or similar).
2+ years of experience as a project engineer, preferably within DPR’s core markets.
Bachelor’s degree in construction management, civil engineering or related field.
A strong work ethic, a “can-do” attitude and a passion for construction.
This position is salaried.
DPR has been nationally recognized for its strong company culture, based on a well-defined purpose “We Exist to Build Great Things,” and four core values: integrity, enjoyment, uniqueness and ever forward. A flat, title-less organization that empowers people at all levels to make decisions, DPR ranked on FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for five consecutive years. For more information, visit http://www.dpr.com .