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Project Engineer

Location: Trenton, NJ, United States
The Project Engineer works with the project team and field management to construct a safe and quality project, while beating the estimate budgets, improving the total operating profit margin over the original bid, and building a strong customer relationship.

  • Subcontractor management, submittals, buyout, great client relations and cost estimation.
  • Complies with safety procedures/policies and addresses and/or elevates non-compliance among all employees, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Supports the quality personnel and the project through the use of the quality management system.
  • Develops various construction means and methods with the Superintendent and/or Project Manager to optimize safety, cost, equipment utilization, schedule efficiency, and communication with the client.
  • Manages/reviews all foremen's reports daily to ensure all information is properly recorded before any income, cost, or inventory entry.  
  • Monitors material yields and modifies operations to minimize waste.  
  • Assists the buyout process, writes the requisition, and communicates all required information to the project team.
  • Takes a site walk each day to monitor the project's progress and to remain fully aware of any developing issues. 
  • Assists the preparation of the 12 month cash flow schedule.
  • Reviews and understands the extra work billing format. Updates all budgets to incorporate owner change orders. 
  • Oversees subcontractors and holds the subcontractors accountable to their agreement.
  • Attends the subcontractor coordination meetings to provide updates to schedules, drawings, and specifications.
  • Produces and manages project submittals, shop drawings, and material certifications (submittal log or Expedition) so all are submitted and approved prior to the start of work.
  • Actively participates in the development of the Four Week Look Ahead schedules with the Superintendents using basic logic to incorporate resources, submittals, approvals, lead times, restraints, and milestones.
  • Participates in relevant daily huddles to ensure the projects are expeditiously and profitably constructed. 
  • Establishes excellent working and professional relationships with the clients and their representatives and/or field inspectors.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field with 3 or more years of experience or equivalent.
  • Successfully led and managed projects or operations valued at $5 million or a series of projects or operations simultaneously with   an aggregate value greater than $5 million.
  • Background in project start-up meetings, sub-contractor and vendor by-outs, owner estimates, sub / vendor requisitions and cost-to-completes.
  • Working knowledge of estimating, engineering, cost tracking systems and site surveying
  • Working knowledge of Change Order Index
  • Must have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills
  • Excellent teamwork, communication and people skills a must.
  • Proactive and pragmatic thinker, is deliberate and decisive in making decisions.
  • Self-directed, organized and self-motivated to accomplish goals.
  • Able to multi-task and work in a fast paced challenging environment.
  • Has a solid time management system and demonstrates excellent organizational skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, P3 Primavera, HCSS, JD Edwards and Expedition software.
Danny Cueto
Account Manager

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(w) 646-801-5765
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