United Excel
  • 30-Nov-2018 to 29-Jan-2019 (CET)
  • Silver Spring, MD, USA
  • Full Time

United Excel has been executing successful healthcare design/build projects since 1994. We

strive to uphold our standard of excellence in delivering complex healthcare projects on schedule,

on budget and with complete customer satisfaction, and we demonstrate our commitment to

these goals by submitting to third party performance reviews on every completed project. More

than 20 years later, we continue to expand our client centric, performance driven, healthcare

design/build efficiency model. The measured steps in our growth have presented many new

exciting opportunities as our clients engage us on larger, more constrained healthcare projects.

 

SUMMARY & PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Project Engineer is an entry level position with a background in experience or education in the

construction industry. This position will be working to develop skills necessary to become a Project

Manager or another position within the company that fits the skill set and performance of the Project

Engineer. This person will be assisting the Project Manager in all duties and eventually continue to

increase professional skills to match those of a Project Manager. The Project Engineer will be tasked with

many key construction pieces of a project. This position requires travel to project jobsite locations which

are usually located on government military bases. In order to be allowed entry to the jobsites on the

government bases, the government must authorize employees for base access. To authorize access, the

government will check for a clear background screening and ensure possession of a valid, current driver's

license. Due to this, anyone in this position must have a clean background check and a valid, current

driver's license. This position reports to the Project Engineer Band Leader.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS:

  • Rotate through departments completing various assignments to acclimate self with technical skills and daily essentials to complete all necessary job functions. Will be asked to perform duties to assist with projects in any department, such as on the field, in estimating or project management.
  • Assist the project manager in project decisions, including compiling, updating and maintaining project schedules and budgets. Must know how to produce construction schedules, includingproject phasing and cost loading.
  • Assist project superintendent and other field staff with coordination and communication to thedesign team and or project subcontractors and vendors to meet the projects installation needs.
  • Create, process and distribute construction documents including subcontracts, meeting notes, RFI's, change orders, payment applications and proposal requests.
  • Various clerical duties including scanning, filing, and copying, mailing, printing and making travel arrangements as needed. Will work in Microsoft office extensively.
  • Acts as the main communication hub; coordinate, problem solve and disseminate documents to the appropriate project team members through the appropriate project hierarchy of communication to meet expectations. Will manage all project and/or estimating documents that pertain to the job.
  • Assist in interpreting project specifications and document scopes and assist in writing and negotiating contracts. Will draft contracts to subcontractors.
  • Support the project team by becoming an integrated part of the delivery team to provide a single clear, accurate and responsible solution to the owner's needs.
  • Will use personal knowledge of construction and project management to not only become proactive in locating project deficiencies and risk, but offering constructive solutions to mitigate risk from the delivery of the project.

SKILLS, ABILITIES, EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelors' degree in construction or related industry OR 2 years of construction experience

           Preference to high grades during studies or positive performance reviews/referrals.

  • Healthcare construction exposure is preferred.
  • Familiar with project management skills
  • Above average internal and external communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite
  • Familiar with LEED requirements and hospital codes. LEED AP is strongly preferred
  • Excellent problem solving skills that show a logical process to decision making
  • Must demonstrate commercial construction industry knowledge while performing job duties
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic and a professional attitude towards colleagues.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, attentive to details.
  • Highly proficient in time management, organization, planning and prioritization.
  • Proven initiative, positive attitude, and team oriented, self-motivated and highly enthusiastic.
  • Ability to manage changing priorities, meet deadlines and adapt to a changing busines environment.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to travel for extended hours and periods at a time. Travel is required 15% of the job. While on job sites, will be subject to indoor and outdoor environments and could be exposed to hazardous materials and loud noises.
  • Subject to stooping, grasping, handling, and climbing while visiting jobsites.
  • Ability to navigate through a construction site
  • Ability to communicate in person, by phone and electronically
  • Ability to moderately lift up to ten pound

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, marital status or protected veteran status.

Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

 

 

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