Project Engineer

Helios Construction Services - Chicago, IL

Full-timeEstimated: $61,000 - $88,000 a year
Helios Construction Services is looking for an experienced PROJECT ENGINEER to join our rapidly growing company with a diverse portfolio of commercial construction projects including healthcare, hospitality, institutional, office, retail, multi-family residential, and industrial.


Assist the project manager and superintendent with all activities related to the execution of construction projects.
Manage and coordinate submittals, RFI’s, meeting and general correspondence, cost control, change management, scheduling, progress reporting, and document control activities at the job site.
Manage and coordinate the punchlist and project closeout process.
Help ensure customer, architect, and subcontractor expectations are exceeded.
Review, interpret, and research project drawings and specifications for problems, conflicts, interferences, and discrepancies
Identify critical path activities and address conflicting information before it affects the timely completion of project activities
Work and clearly communicate with subcontractors to help plan and coordinate work in both the office and field.
Review and understand subcontract agreements; assist project manager in writing subcontract agreements
Work with preconstruction team to solicit bids/quotes, perform estimates and takeoffs, and secure new projects
Under the direction of senior management, manage construction projects in accordance with company standards

Bachelors degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or a related discipline
1 – 3 years construction experience
Strong communication, organization and leadership skills.
Ability to plan ahead
Familiarity with project management systems
Familiarity with AutoCAD, Revit, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and other relevant software, including quantity takeoff and project management software
Interest in sustainable construction
Who are we?

Helios Construction Services was founded in 2008 as an integrated Construction Management firm. We started the firm around the premise that construction does not need to be complicated, and that our actions and work should represent the needs of our clients. Our belief is that building is best executed with experienced people, following tried and true construction processes, supported by the latest technology.

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Why work with us?

Competitive compensation package, based on experience
Bonus opportunity
Exciting culture in a fast-growing, progressive work environment
Benefits package including health, dental, vision and life insurance
Opportunities for career growth