Construction Project Engineer

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Chicago, IL, United States

Phone: 3124298006
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Construction Project Engineer


Chicago, IL 

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Job Description:

Epstein is an established and well-respected 100 year old Architecture, Engineering and Construction firm.  The firm is headquartered in Chicago, with an office in New York, and international locations in Poland and Romania .  Our beautiful corporate office is located in Chicago’s West Loop, convenient to transportation.   We offer all employees a competitive wage and benefits package.  Epstein is proud to be 100% employee owned. Epstein focuses on our community through our emphasis on community service, green initiatives and sustainable design delivering “best in class” creative project solutions. 

Epstein is seeking a Project Engineer.  The Project Engineer provides support and assistance to Project Managers and the construction teams in the performance of all project management functions for successful completion of construction projects within established time and budget goals and to the complete satisfaction of the client.  The capability to coordinate with other building design disciplines is critical. Experience with diverse project types including industrial projects, warehouse/distribution, food processing plants, institutional and commercial projects is a plus. 

General Responsibilties:
  • Assists in the review and coordination of design documents with architecture and engineering disciplines.
  • Develops subcontractor interest in bidding projects.
  • Receives and reviews pre-qualification forms for preparation of bidding of project work.
  • Assists in the preparation of all documentation packages for competitive bidding of projects work.
  • Assists in the tabulation, review and analysis of all bids.
  • Assists in the preparation of contract awards, subcontracts, purchase orders, and change orders.
  • Assists in the preparation and update of project costs and schedules.
  • Coordinates information with the field manager.
  • Assists in job site inspections and project progress meetings.
  • Assists in the review, processing and tracking of vendor submittals.   Expedites delivery of material and equipment.
  • Assists in the preparation of internal and external project status updates including schedules and cost reports.
  • Assembles, reviews, and transmits project closeout information for all contractors.
  • Provides required warranty follow-up.
  • Promotes and maintains positive client and subcontractor/vendor relationships.
  • 1-3 years of construction management experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field
  • Working knowledge of field construction: systems, practices, safety and procedures
  • 10 hour OSHA certification (preferred)
  • LEED AP or knowledge of sustainable construction practices (preferred)
  • Knowledge of engineering systems is a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office, MS Project, and Prolog
  • Knowledge of basic accounting, budgeting, and cost allocation procedures
  • Solid problem-solving skills and the ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Up to 25% travel may be required
This is a great opportunity for an individual who wants to join a strong, successful and highly respected team.  The candidate must have a strong work ethic, a relentless drive to fulfill commitments, tremendous enthusiasm and a sincere commitment to client satisfaction.

Epstein is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is our policy to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, genetics, gender identity, transgender status, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors.  Epstein hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of a person’s qualifications. Epstein is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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