Project Engineer - Commercial Construction - Chicago

Chicago, Illinois Permanent USD75,000 - USD90,000 per year
  • Competitive compensation and excellent benefits package
  • Work for a fast-growing and diverse general contractor

About Our Client

Our client is a small scale but fast-growing construction GC who specializes in ground-up construciton including but not limited to multifamily, mixed-use, commercial and senior living projects. They already have a great reputation in the market and continuously do repeat business. They offer competitive salaries, excellent bonuses and a great benefits package. Get in on the ground floor with one of Chicago's most promising and growing construction firms. Apply now for resume review within 24 hours!

Job Description

The Project Engineer will:

  • Run the scheduling from project inception to finish
  • Manage financial aspects including estimating, budgets, and cost reports
  • Conduct weekly meetings and communicate daily with the Superintendent and construction team
  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Train and develop the project team
  • Manage subcontractor schedules and quality of work
  • Read and interpret plans, proposals and other documentation to create bids.
  • Track and analyze data to reduce gaps between estimates and actual costs.
  • Obtain and track subcontract bids and negotiate budgets.
  • Prepare and present estimate documentation, including gaps in available data.
  • Prepares estimates according to the requirements of multiple delivery systems. Reviews quotes and estimates with the project management team
  • Assists with certain post-bid buyouts.
  • Initiates and participates in meet and greet presentations with subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Comprehends contract requirements for diversity compliance.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The Project Engineer will have:

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management
  • 2-5 + years in construction
  • Multifamily construction experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of construction technology and details. Candidate must be extremely proficient reviewing and understanding all construction documents including specifications and drawings
  • Excellent communication skills with various parties including management, subcontractors, consultants, architects, vendors, and clients

What's on Offer

The Project Engineer will receive:

  • Competitive compensation base ranging $75,000 - 90,000 depending on experience
  • Excellent career growth opportunities - add value immediately!
  • Direct communication with the President
  • Great benefits packages with little cost to the employee
  • Opportunity to be a part of a growing company with a ton of repeat business
  • Work/life balance with flexible hours and autonomy
  • Work from home flexibility
  • Car allowance and gas card available

Luke Visokey
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