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Project Engineer

Company: Teichert
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description

The purpose of this role is to develop well-rounded future talent with construction expertise across multi-disciplines - ultimately creating professionals with experience in the full scope of construction management. Specifically, this role assists and supports Field Operations and/or Estimating functions in achieving their respective goals and objectives. This role contributes to several facets of construction (pipelines, project management, field operations, estimating).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Assists in achieving a zero injury culture through the support of Teichert's Injury Prevention and Safety program and active participation in safety meetings and training sessions. Proactively identifies, and communicates, safety improvements and hazardous/potentially hazardous conditions to maintain a safe, healthy work environment and meet corporate safety standards .
- Completes assignments and tasks on time, accurately, and meets customer expectations. Specifically, assists Project Managers, Superintendents, and/or Estimators in circumventing and resolving problems, and ensures adherence to, and maintenance of company/project policies, procedures, work rules, schedules, and standards. May assist in monitoring work performance and productivity of crafts.
- Provides support and assists in coordinating resources for assigned projects. Specifically, may: check labor, equipment, and materials for accuracy pertaining to the job; coordinate subcontractors and suppliers; order and schedule material for assigned jobs; and/or build GPS models on the computer for the field.
- Assists Estimators in performing material takeoffs. Specifically, may gather, calculate, and compile data for uses in bid proposal estimates for one or more disciplines. In addition, may develop guidelines and precedence for future estimates through researching historical data and compiling summary reports.
- Accurately prepares estimates, as required. Reviews proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope. Determines required contents of estimates and evaluates historical data in order to project unit and man hour figures.
- Builds and maintains positive working relationships with internal and external customers. Communicates company and project policies, procedures, and standards. Maintains a favorable impression of the company with external customers through professional and courteous interactions.
- Completes internal administrative organization responsibilities and documentation, including project logs, files, records, reports and estimates. May include diaries, submittals, RFI's, contracts, permits, price quotes, purchase orders, work orders, invoices, traffic control plan design, and quantity take-off materials. Assists in developing written Construction Program guidelines.
- Takes ownership of managing career, professional growth, and contribution to Teichert Energy &Utilities Group, Inc. Works closely with engineering services, field operations, and/or estimating on work performance and productivity. Gains exposure, and contributes to, multiple areas of the company. Communicates personal and professional goals and objectives, with the ultimate result of progressing from a Project Engineer into an Engineering Services, Field Operations, or Estimating role.

Qualifications & Requirements

- Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, (or related field) or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience

Experience & Industry Expertise:
- Zero to five years' experience in construction industry, comparable technical training, or related experience

Specific Job Requirements:
- Successful completion of a pre-employment drug, alcohol, and background investigation
- Valid Driver's License
- Current on all company required safety training
- Ability to preserve confidential and proprietary information and successfully avoid conflicts-of-interest
- Knowledge of drafting and ability to read and interpret blueprints
- Ability to utilize computer aided systems and equipment to calculate material quantity requirements
- Knowledge of project management software and/or estimating software
- Working knowledge of construction equipment, materials, techniques, and required standards applicable to discipline
- Knowledge of company's Standard Operating Policies and Procedures
- Occasional overnight travel


Please note: Teichert and its subsidiaries are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Individuals seeking employment at our company are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, race, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Notice to Staffing Agencies
Teichert, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Teichert") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Teichert, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Teichert mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Teichert employees, or to Teichert's resume database will be considered Teichert property. Teichert will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Teichert will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Teichert's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Teichert will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Teichert's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Teichert employee is authorized to bind Teichert to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.

Keywords: Teichert, Pleasanton , Project Engineer, Engineering , Pleasanton, California

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