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Project Engineer Trainee - TEMP TO HIRE, (J/O #4955)

Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 8810
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Construction
Job Category : Clerical

Job Description :

Project Engineer Trainee - TEMP TO HIRE, (J/O #4955), M-F/8-5, $12-$20/hr, DOE.  One of our area's most highly regarded General Contractors is seeking someone to serve as a Project Engineer.  The are willing to accept a college graduate that is willing to learn how to utilize blue prints, how to prepare bid "Take-offs", how to perform supply purchasing & acquisition under strict cost controls, & how to submit requests for UTILITY LOCATES, including how to document this process.  Refer to "Client Supplied" Job Description, below:




·       Perform earthwork takeoffs, as requested, and deliver takeoff reports.

·       Perform concrete takeoffs, as requested, and deliver takeoff reports.



·       Receive new project opportunities, download bid documents, set up documents in server file structure and add to bid calendar.

·       Print all necessary plans for applicable team members.

·       Solicit material and subcontractor vendors for new bidding project opportunities.

·       Set up estimates in HeavyBid as requested by Estimator / Project Manager.


Document Management

·       Keep server files organized and up to date.

·       Ensure the latest version(s) of plans, specs and other contract documents are up to date on the server and organized in the proper format.

·       Ensure all contracts, insurance certificates, etc. are up to date, scanned & filed on server.

·       Ensure that DropBox is updated with all the latest contract document versions.

·       Alert Project Manager to any updated drawings that may have cost impact.

·       Print & bind plans, specs and other documents, as needed, by field & office.


Contracts, Subcontracts & Change Orders

·       Prepare incoming subcontracts for signature and procure any bonds, insurance, prequalification statements or other contract requirements.

·       Receive, review and prepare owner / GC change orders for execution.

·       Prepare subcontracts and change orders for subcontractors.



·       Prepare, distribute and file purchase orders for all major material purchases.



·       Procure all necessary documentation and prepare submittal packages as required on new projects.

·       Organize submittals by job and status, and save on server.


Payment Applications

·       Manage payment request schedule in coordination with Controller.

·       Develop schedule of values, where required, with Project Manager input.

·       Review production quantities with superintendents and compare against actual incurred costs to develop billing values.  Secure final approval from Project Manager.

·       Prepare payment applications and deliver to Controller for final client submission.

·       Ensure all change orders are included in periodic billings.

·       Keep digital versions of all payment applications accessible on the server.


Utility Locates

·       Call in original utility locates for new projects, and file in binder. 

·       Support administrative assistant, if required, for bi-weekly re-calls.



·       Keep meeting minutes for all formal meetings.

·       Track and document progress, updates and resolutions to all active action items.



·       Provide periodic cost reporting to Director of Estimating & Project.

·       Management, Project Manager and Vice President.


Knowledge in the following areas a plus


·         Outlook


·         Word


·         Excel


·         Construction


·         Concrete


·         Well spoken


·         Good interpersonal skills




Submit your employment application using your smart phone or PC to apply at https://jobs.redcarpetemp.com/signup or visit our office at 221 Laurel Street, Texarkana, AR 71854 & use one of our courtesy PCs.  Call 870-772-4039 to ensure availability.  Offer of Employment contingent on passing Interview Process, Background Check, & Pre-employment drug test.

Required Qualifications :
Skills :
Autocad Blueprints Cement - Finish Cement - Forms Cement - Pour Cement - Tie Rebar Concrete Worker Construction - Commercial Construction - Industrial Construction - Residential Crew Leader E-Mail Communication Environmental Expediter Internet Access & Usage LAN / WAN Microsoft EXCEL Microsoft Internet Explorer Microsoft Outlook Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Word Project Management Project Planner Supervision Experience Tape Measure Windows 10 Windows 7 Windows 8
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