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Construction Project Engineer

Epstein & Sons International, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Chicago, IL posted June 7, 2021.

Epstein is an established and well respected 100 year old Architecture, Engineering and Construction firm.

The firm is headquartered in Chicago, with an office in New York, and international locations in Poland and Romania .

We offer all employees a competitive wage and benefits package.

Epstein is proud to be 100% employee owned.

Epstein focuses on our community through our emphasis on community service, green initiatives and sustainable design delivering “best in class” creative project solutions.

Overview

Epstein is seeking a Project Engineer to be onsite at large construction projects throughout the United States.

The Project Engineer supports the Field Manager and Project Manager in effectively coordinating job site activities in a manner that ensures successful project completion in the field through adherence to project schedules, budgets and quality objectives.

Experience with diverse project types including large scale industrial projects such as warehouse/distribution, manufacturing and food processing facilities is a plus.

Design-build experience is preferred, but not necessary.

General Responsibilities

Develops, maintains and enhances client, subcontractor and vendor relationships

Assures construction schedules are maintained by trade contractors

Updates and reviews, as required, project and 3-week look ahead schedules, daily reports, safety checklists, and ensures onsite adherence to company policies

Coordinates the construction sequence of contractors for assigned trades

Maintains quality control by frequent and regular inspection of work in progress and completed projects

Prepares daily photos of construction progress

Maintains construction safety and administers company and OSHA compliance program

Supports and coordinates interface between design and field construction

Maintains updated set of site drawings

Prepares required field documentation and reports (monthly, weekly and daily)

Resolves field coordination issues among contractors

Desired Skills and Experience

1-5 years of field experience on large projects for a General Contractor or Construction Manager

Bachelor Degree in Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architectural Engineering, or equivalent experience

Working knowledge of field construction: systems, practices, safety and procedures

Working knowledge of general engineering principals and construction techniques, materials, methods, and sequencing

Knowledge of basic scheduling techniques (i.e., Critical Path Method)

Ability to interpret construction documents

Positive attitude and professional customer service skills

Strong interpersonal, communication, problem solving, initiative, and teamwork skills

Proficient in MS Office, MS Project, Newforma and PlanGrid (preferred)

30 hour OSHA certification (preferred)

This is a great opportunity for an individual who wants to join a strong, successful and highly respected team.

Our environment thrives on quality driven, multi-task oriented employees with excellent organizational, communication and problem solving skills.

Epstein is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is our policy to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, genetics, gender identity, transgender status, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors.

Epstein hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of a person’s qualifications.

Epstein is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.