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Project Engineer

Company: Ghilotti Construction Company
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Why GCC? 100 years of industry experience to pave the way for the future.

  • Competitive salary
  • Great benefits (healthcare, 401k, paid vacation, etc---)
  • Company events (Company lunches, Bocce ball tournaments, Italian Heritage night at SF Giants, team building events, holiday party, etc---)
  • Support the local community
  • Great company culture -JOB SUMMARY The Project Engineer assists and supports the Project Manager on assigned projects. The position works under direct supervision, performs routine daily activities, gathers, and distributes information. The Project Engineer must be flexible and adaptable team player, as well as have strong communication and client service skills. Project Engineers may be assigned to specific work activities relating to Underground or Paving divisions. -ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
    • Initiate, prepare, review, track and distribute RFIs;
    • Provide value engineering and request for change (RFC) to the base design and determine requirement throughout and entrepreneurial spirit by identifying cost saving for alternate design and construction methods
    • Identify risk and risk engineering track record with strategic planning and focus on standard, codes, QA/QC Plan, schedule and time management
    • Provide engineering support for construction effort including participation in construction planning and design; interpretation of design; application of construction methods; resolution and documentation of design conflicts; constructability reviews, site inspections, and provide high quality and timely technical assistance for the proper corrective action as required to meet the project objectives; etc.
    • Track and inspect material deliveries;
    • Attend project meetings, as directed by Project Manager and Area Manager;
    • Assist with proposal and contract preparation, client communication and negotiation;
    • Assist and/or complete project close-out; -Job Skills & Abilities Guidelines:
      • Computer knowledge and efficiency, including Microsoft Office products;
      • Knowledge of Primavera;
      • Broad understanding of industry;
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
      • Basic math/accounting skills;
      • Functions effectively as part of a team;
      • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times;
      • Ability to understand and follow directions;
      • Good time management skills and organizational skills;
      • Ability to read drawings and specifications. -Education and/or Experience:
        • Bachelor's Degree - Construction Management, Engineering or equivalent;
        • Knowledge of construction engineering technology, codes, standards, etc., plus an in-depth understanding of the interdependence and relationship between other functional units required.
        • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, plus demonstrated ability to manage a team of varied disciplines. EQUIPMENT USE
          • Telephone - Frequently
          • Small Hand Tools - Moderate
          • Copier - Occasionally
          • Computer - Moderate SOFTWARE USE Spectrum, Microsoft Office Suite, SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Pre-employment background screening investigation results that are acceptable to GCC at GCC's sole discretion.
            • Drug/alcohol test (negative test results).
            • Background/security clearance (if applicable).
            • Valid driver's license and clean driving record. MENTAL DEMANDS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from employees, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, employees, public groups, and/or boards of directors. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. PHYSICAL DEMANDS 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. -WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work is typically performed in an office environment, and at field sites and client facilities, which requires proper safety equipment and precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of materials, boxes, tools or equipment and climbing of stairs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Keywords: Ghilotti Construction Company, San Rafael , Project Engineer, Engineering , San Rafael, California

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