Wohlsen Construction Company

  • Project Engineer (Commercial Construction)

    Job Locations US-PA-Lancaster
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/8/2019 9:31 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    About Your Opportunity

    As a Project Engineer, you will be supporting the Project Team(s). This role provides the foundation for a career in construction and is often a role that develops into Project Management and other Leadership Roles in the industry.

    You will provide critical support to ensure that the construction project(s) run on time and resolving site issues promptly. You will also ensure subcontractor schedules are in sync, complete change orders, and document RFI's. This position reports directly to the Project Manager and Superintendent.



    How You’ll Contribute

    • You will participate in planning and managing documentation like: timesheets, invoices, writing contracts, and owner change orders, and evaluate quantities in the work place.

    • Assist the Project Manager as a liaison between the architect, owner and field personnel.

    • Assis the Superintendent with interpreting drawings and specifications.

    • Procure building permits; resolve bidding questions.

    • You will provide copying, filing, faxing, and other related administrative support, including file maintenance and storage.

    • Collect, review and process Submittal and RFI project documentation and distribute to appropriate partners

    • You will compose or transcribe meeting minutes, interoffice memos, and format correspondence to clients, vendors, subcontractors, government agencies, and other partners.

    • Coordinate and monitor the bid package process and quotes to ensure quote coverage.

    • You will help with the preparation, distribution and monitoring of project billings (draws) through to completion

    • Activate and maintain accurate project files including logs for AIA change orders, pending change orders, permits, submittals, RFI’s, etc.

    • You will assist the Project Manager to develop, monitoring, and updating the project schedule and managing the project

    • Attend project meetings

    • Maintain close-out documents for project completion (i.e., O & M manuals.)

    • Ensure Safety is never compromised; communicate the project safety program and participate in conducting safety inspections

    • Help mentor, train, and develop of Project Engineers (PEI)



    • BS degree in Construction Technology, Engineering or other related discipline, or related experience in the construction industry.

    • Experience with Primavera Scheduling, SureTrak, MS Project, Asta Powerproject and CMiC is required.

    • Familiarity with Timberline is a plus.

    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Software Systems, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint


    Ability to work additional hours as necessary to meet business plan goals. Ability to travel depending on project location, overnight stays may be necessary.


    Physical Requirements

    In a normal day, the employee must be able to sit and walk for 7+ hours and stand for 4-6 hours. In a normal day, the employee must be able to drive 1-4 hours. Employee must be able to lift/carry up to 50 lbs. maximum; frequently lift/carry up to 25 lbs. The employee must be able to use his/her upper extremities for repetitive simple grasping, pushing/pulling, and fine manipulation. In this position, employee occasionally (0-33%) climb (including ladders, kneel, and/or crawl. In this position, employee frequently (34-66%) squat at knees, reach above shoulders and use feet (foot controls). In this position, employee continuously (67-100%) bend at waist, and work at heights above 6 feet.

    Wohlsen Construction provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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