Project Engineer - Construction - Chicago

Chicago, Illinois Permanent USD65,000 - USD90,000 per year
  • General Contractor with over 40 years success record in commercial market
  • Upward mobility and industry leading benefits/compensation

About Our Client

Our client is a well-established General Contractor in the Chicagoland area. They have been in the industry for 50+ years and have been ranked as one of the best places to work for 4 consecutive years. Employee satisfaction is one of their top priorities, so they offer great benefits, compensation packages, and a variety of other perks. If you are looking to join a successful company, with strong values and a collaborative work environment, this is a great opportunity for you!

  • Project Locations: Mainly Chicagoland area
  • Family oriented culture
  • Solid leadership out of top general contractors
  • Hands off management approach
  • Great relationships with subcontractors
  • Strong pipeline of projects through 2025

Job Description

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the entire scope of work, including plans, specifications, logistics, materials, equipment, submittal and other requirements.
  • Coordinate subcontractors and manage on-site production.
  • Prepare and maintain a three-week look-ahead schedule for all activities on the job site; submit to Project Manager and/or Prime contractor weekly.
  • Facilitate company safety program (job site safety inspections, weekly safety meetings, etc.).
  • Maintain daily reports to submit to Project Manager and or Prime contractor daily.
  • Review and adhere to project schedule.
  • Maintain project photos of all phases and features of work.
  • Maintain entire job site in neat and orderly manner. Assure good housekeeping practices are employed in all areas.
  • Manage quality control by confirming that all equipment and material installed is what was submitted by subcontractor.



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

  • 1-2+ years of experience in Construction Project Management
  • Working knowledge of skilled trades including carpentry, masonry, concrete work, site excavation and grading, plumbing, fire protection, HVAC, and electrical.
  • 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

  • A competitive base salary between $65,000-$90,000 (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
Maddalynn Davis
Quote job ref
JN-062024-6445470

Job summary

Sector
Construction
Sub Sector
Project Manager
Industry
Property
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Maddalynn Davis
Job Reference
JN-062024-6445470