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Project Engineer

Company: Knutson Construction Services
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

This position is responsible for assisting a project team with administration by establishing and maintaining control of the construction project from the pre-planning phase and construction phase through closeout. The key job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist and support project teams on multiple projects relating to construction items as follows:
  • Coordinate the entire process of procurement to include submittal, approval and distribution of.
  • Create and communicate submittal register to internal and external project team members.
  • Post record drawings when necessary.
  • Participate in change order process.
  • Schedule and obtain progress photographs on a regular and consistent schedule.
  • Lead project documentation, cost control and project reporting needs to include EEOC required reports and various payroll reports; may also assist with payment application processing.
  • May assist with insurance monitoring and document distribution with project team.
  • Attend and document all project meetings.
  • Assist with punch list and building commissioning.
  • May assist with claims resolution and processing.
  • Record and distribute detailed meeting minutes that capture all critical information.
  • Provide constructive feedback to project team members on an ongoing basis to reinforce desired results.
  • Follow proper procedures for pre-planning, construction phase and post-construction phase reviews.
  • Assist with, coordinate and execute closeout processes on time.
  • Assist with estimating, bidding, marketing and business development efforts as needed.
  • Identify and track all cost issues, with input from the Project Manager as needed.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with the project team and Knutson Construction personnel to promote project efficiency and position Knutson Construction for future opportunities.
  • Enforce and support project safety policies and practices.
  • Enforce and support project quality assurance/quality control policies and practices.
  • Proactively assist in solving problems or issues to include researching and gathering relevant data escalate as needed.
  • Hold sub-contractors and entire project team accountable to what they commit to and escalate to PM/APM when needed.
  • Respond to inquiries or request from field personnel, project team and/or subcontractors as quickly as necessary to support project progress but no later than 24 hours unless a longer timeline is provided.Required Skills and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of and proficient in the use of personal computers and related software.
    • Basic knowledge of the construction process (reading drawings, understanding specifications and field labor, etc.) and project management principles (scheduling and estimating)
    • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to develop and maintain positive interpersonal relationships including the ability to initiate a productive verbal conversation with others.
    • Proficient in handling difficult issues and difficult personalities with tact and diplomacy
    • Strong skills in time management, ability to work under pressure and tight timelines, working with multiple demands while giving attention to detail and following issues through resolution.
    • Ability to travel to and within project sites.Minimum Education and/or Experience Requirements:
      • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or related field or High School Diploma (or equivalent) or Associates Degree in a construction related field and a minimum of 1-3 years construction related experience.
      • Several years of construction related experience is preferred.

Keywords: Knutson Construction Services, La Crosse , Project Engineer, Engineering , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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