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Kitchell - Project Engineer

  • 02/11/2021 11:29 AM
    Message # 10084671
    Administrator (Administrator)
    Firm

    Kitchell

    Job Title

    Project Engineer

    Job Location

    San Jose, CA

    Job Status

    Full-Time

    Job Description / Primary Objective Employee-owned Kitchell seeks an experienced and dedicated Project Engineer to join our Northern California region in San Jose and build a long-term career at one of the most innovative and growth-oriented building companies in the United States.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Develops full understanding of the scope and interdependence of all contract documents
    • Observes and records jobsite activity in accordance with required contractual frequency
    • Manages effective document control mechanisms for the project to ensure that work is performed in accordance with contract documents
    • Evaluates change order requests including design changes, specifications and drawing releases and reports status
    • Evaluates submittals of shop drawings, material data and samples and takes appropriate action based upon contract specifications
    • Reviews and processes as-built drawings to ensure that all changes during the course of construction are recorded
    • Reviews the project schedule and assists the project manager in the maintenance of it as requested
    • Manages the request for information process in order to facilitate the timely exchange of information between designer and contractor
    • Assists the project manager in the maintenance of effective cost control mechanisms for the project
    • Completes project close out requirements in accordance with contract documents
    • Coordinates meeting agendas, prepares minutes and follows up on action items
    • Utilizes safe work practices and follows directives, policies and procedures for assisting and maintaining a healthy and safe work environment
    • Maintains effective and professional relationships with owners, architects, engineers and contractors
    • Executes additional duties and responsibilities as assigned
    Requirements (Education, Certifications, Level of Experience) Bachelor degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or Architecture is required
    1 or more years of related work experience in construction required
    Knowledge of construction and engineering related processes, as well as industry practices is required
    Knowledge of the roles and interdependence between the contractor, designer, owner and construction manager is required
    Effective verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to build and maintain effective interpersonal relationships is required
    Proficient with the MS Suite of tools with exposure to other construction specific software like Bluebeam, Primavera P6, Prolog, and/or BIM tools is strongly preferred
    Ability to read and comprehend technical drawings and blueprints is needed

    Work Environment
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee must regularly work in an office and/or construction environment. Conditions regularly include exposure to outdoor elements, hot/cold temperatures, wet conditions, noise, atmospheric conditions and cramped quarters. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud. Have the ability to manage a commute regionally as project site change.

    Physical Requirements
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee must regularly sit, stand, walk, talk or hear and use hands to finger, feel and handle; frequently reach with hands and arms; occasionally climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must frequently lift and or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds.
    About Our Company:
    Kitchell is an employee-owned company founded in 1950. We provide general contracting, construction management, development, facilities management, engineering and architecture and myriad other services within the built environment. Our employee-owners manage projects from main offices in Arizona, California and Texas. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that fosters personal and professional growth with in-house education programs, formal and informal mentoring and cross-training opportunities. We prefer to grow from within, building careers and financial stability through long-term ownership. We are consistently ranked among the top places to work, attributable to our tenured staff and outstanding benefits including profit sharing, discretionary stock options, incentive bonuses, health and life insurance, health savings accounts (HSA) with wellness incentives, 401(k), college savings plans, business travel assistance and insurance, discounted auto and homeowners insurance, identity theft protection, rewards programs and much more.

    Kitchell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
    Link to Job / Firm Website
    https://secure4.saashr.com/ta/6125286.careers?ShowJob=386190479
    Contact Information for Applicant

    Bill Moran - bmoran@kitchell.com

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