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Project Engineer - Iowa

Posted on Apr 8, 2019 by Mortenson

Coralville, IA 52241
1 Apr 2019
Annual Salary

Company Overview:
Mortenson's success is not a matter of luck; it's a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service. Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002… What are you waiting for? The Big Picture: Are you looking to review, analyze, manage, and resolve field coordination issues? Are you interested in working on unique and exciting projects that will help you build the foundation to grow your career? Do you want to be an integral part of the project team? Mortenson is seeking a Project Engineer. If you answered yes to any of the questions above, this role may be for you. Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Project Engineer in Iowa. Strong communication skills are necessary as you will interact with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment. Your ability to remain flexible, inventive, dedicated, and efficient with a high level of integrity and confidentiality is vital to your success in this role. Mortenson has completed over $2.2 billion of construction projects in Iowa since 1979 including work in higher education, healthcare, hospitality, corporate office and industrial manufacturing. We are working on a number of landmark projects with amazing customers and we would encourage you to learn more at: " Opportunities available in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Des Moines.


What will you be doing? Interpret project plans, specifications, and details for subcontractors and craft persons Implement the pre-construction quality planObtain and maintain all necessary construction permitsWork with Project Manager for fee payments or recurring permit expensesDevelop and maintain: Material Tracking List, Project Test and Inspection Listing, Concrete Placement Log, Non-Conformance ReportManage, craft, and distribute contract documentsEstablish handling procedures for electronic documents, including Request for Information (RFI) and correspondenceIncorporate all processes and procedures that support the project closeout phase
Lead all aspects of testing and inspection processes for the construction quality management program Implement three-phase inspection systemEstablish reporting formats, protocols, schedules, and any off-site testing proceduresNotify the Project Manager and Superintendent promptly of test results or inspection items that do not conform to contract requirements
Manage submittals Set up register in accordance with project specificationsObtain the customer/architect's approvalPrepare project-specific transmittal forms in PCMSCoordinate the packaging, review, and processing of submittalsExpedite submittals to ensure material deliveries are in sync with the project scheduleCommunicate details and requirements for the submittal process to subcontractors and suppliers and issue submittal requirement letters that outline packaging and processing requirementsProvide periodic updates of the submittal register to the customer or architectCoordinate details of various subcontractors, including verifying insurance, preparing paperwork, and requesting final payment from Finance Develop and distribute RFIs and Change Orders Define and implement procedures for posting revisions and updates to as-build construction documentsIncorporate subcontractor as-built documentation in the procedures for revising or updating contract documents Other duties as assigned, including: Identify alternative work methods as neededCoordinate safety and compliance for all team membersMaintain schedule of timelines and follow through until completion


How will you succeed?Minimum of two years related experienceOrganize and handle multiple project tasksPossess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practicesTeamwork, initiative, communication, problem-solving, and leadership skillsMicrosoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate levelDemonstrated positive and professional attitude and customer service skillsAbility to interpret and communicate Mortenson policiesCurrent driver's licenseKey Skill PreferencesOpen to change based on diverse input and feedbackEffectively work with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levelsAdaptive, effective communication and active listening skillsStrong cross-cultural relationship building and influencing at all levelsEducation and experience requirementsBachelor's degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent experience Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer. Visa sponsorship not available for this position **No Agency e-mails, calls or solicitations accepted** #LI-AH1 Category: Engineering , Keywords: Construction Project Engineer

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