Balfour Beatty Project Engineer (Multifamily) in Charleston, South Carolina

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As an industry leader Balfour Beatty offers employees a comprehensive benefits package with competitive salaries and more including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical Reimbursement)

  • Vacation Time

  • Sick Time

  • Holidays

  • Paid Personal Days

  • Paid Volunteer time

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Employee Referral Bonus

Summary

At Balfour Beatty Construction in Summerville, South Carolina is seeking a Project Engineer to work on a multifamily job-site. The Project Engineer is an entry level position that assists Project Manager and Sr. Project Engineer with the planning and daily execution of the construction project. Responsible for maintaining certain aspects of the project schedule as assigned by the Project Manager, by managing the process of submittal approvals, coordinating the timely delivery of materials, maintaining schedules and budgets to ensure projects are completed with quality, profitable, adhering to our Safety/Zero Harm culture.

Essential Functions

  • Assists in the development of the site utilization plan.

  • Assists Project Manager / Superintendent in the review and coordination of the Loss Prevention, Sustainability Action Plan and Quality Control Program.

  • Develops submittal log, participate in subcontractor project orientation meetings, communicate and coordinate submittals and coordination drawings with subcontractors and the Superintendent.

  • Actively participates in subcontractor project orientation.

  • Responsible for proactive administration of reviewing and processing all submittal data and shop drawings to ensure project schedules are expedited and materials are delivered on time.

  • Conducts preconstruction meetings with subcontractors, assisted by the Project Manager and/or Superintendent.

  • Serves as the onsite quality manager for assigned trades by verifying subcontractor deliveries meet approved submittal requirements.

  • Attends and participates in meetings with Architect/Engineer and owner representatives, provides information and assists the Project Manager in the preparation of progress reports/meeting minutes.

  • Distributes proposal change documents to subcontractors/suppliers and assists in collecting pricing and/or prepares change proposal requests for internal pricing review.

  • Ensures all clarifications, changes, directives, RFIs, etc., are updated on the “as-built” drawings and are fully coordinated with company supervision and all subcontractor/suppliers.

  • Responsible for submitting owner required close-out documents and assisting subcontractors /suppliers in scheduling owner required training and documentation.

  • Builds effective relationships with customers, design team, subcontractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support company core values and meets or exceeds the customer’s expectations.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Science, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a related engineering field.

  • 1 three or six month intern co-op with a commercial or residential construction company.

  • Proficiency using a personal computer (PC) and company communication tools, such as email, the internet, and Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Excel, Office, Outlook).

    Preferred Experience

  • 6 months or more of work experience in a commercial or residential construction Project Engineer role.

  • Previous or current multifamily (wood-frame) experience, very helpful.

  • RFI

  • Change orders

  • Submittals

  • Punch-list

  • Assisting with sub-contractor meeting minutes

About us

Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, our teams build the unique structures and infrastructure that play an important role in how people live, work, learn and play in our communities. Our teammates have an instinctive passion for innovating that is fueled by a relentless curiosity, a drive to employ lean practices and processes and the determination to find a better way. Through Zero Harm®, we are challenging the construction industry’s assumptions about safety. We believe that no level of harm should come to anyone as a result of our business.

Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors, by Engineering News-Record, our US business is a subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY).

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.