Project Engineer - Construction - Chicago, IL

Chicago Permanent USD60,000 - USD80,000
  • Established general contractor with growth opportunity to an APM role
  • Upward mobility and industry leading benefits/compensation

About Our Client

Our client offers a complete range of construction services for large scale multi-family, hospitality, retail, and commercial projects. They have a proven track record in the construction industry and have become one of the top integrated developers/general contractors in Chicago.

  • Culture: collaborative work team and environment with strong mentor-ship
  • Project Portfolio: large scale multi-family, commercial, mixed-use, assisted living
  • Chicagoland based projects with minimal travel
  • Annual Revenue: $300M+
  • Great work/life balance - company outings and events
  • Strong compensation package with full benefits & PTO
  • Bonus potential (based on performance)
  • Strong backlog of projects and future pipeline in 2023

Job Description

Key Responsibilities of a Project Engineer include:

  • Work directly with project managers to help implement project goals
  • Assign duties to staff to implement project goals, as needed
  • Oversee variable aspects of projects and provide direct assistance to ensure timely project execution
  • Overview project goals and ensure project goals are achievable
  • Liaise with project lead and other project managers to maintain project schedule and efficacy
  • Assist with procuring materials and other items necessary for completing project goals
  • Review project implementation and gather data on project execution
  • Coordinate with project managers and other project leads following project execution



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

A successful candidate:

  • 1+ years of engineering, architectural, construction or project management experience in related markets
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Project Management, Architecture, Engineering or equivalent
  • Strong organizational skills; candidate should be energized by working with different teams, both internal and external
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects and teams concurrently. Comfortable learning new software platforms to track and organize project information
  • Technical background with understanding of building engineering and commercial projects; prior experience in commercial projects
  • Detailed knowledge of resource planning and financial planning
  • Proficient experience with management/ accounting software, i.e. Jira, Primavera, Smartsheets
  • Excellent writing, organization, and communication skills
  • Positive attitude and ability to navigate in a fast pace environment
  • General knowledge of construction principles and practices
  • Team player that's passionate about innovation and driven to optimize and build better buildings and products

What's on Offer

  • A competitive base salary between $60,000-$80,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Competitive bonus structure, project/profit based. (Typically between $8,000-$15,000 in the first year)
  • Medical insurance including dental and vision (100% coverage for individual and dependents)
  • Generous 401K structure
  • Gas card
  • Company profit sharing
  • Robust career advancement opportunity
  • Strong training programs
  • 10 PTO Days
  • Company wide events
  • Gas/fuel card offered
  • Company Vehicle offered
  • Company phone and laptop provided
  • DE&I Initiative
Contact
Alicia Lorta
Quote job ref
JN-032022-5406691

Job summary

Sector
Construction
Sub Sector
Project Manager
Industry
Property
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Alicia Lorta
Job Reference
JN-032022-5406691