AECOM Project Engineer in New York, New York

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Project Engineer

United States of America - New York

New York

Job Summary

Leeding Builders Group (LBG) is a New York-based construction manager specializing in commercial, residential and hospitality projects. Founded on our reputation for professionalism and quality, built on the hard work of our staff of project management, estimating, scheduling and field supervision professionals, has helped us become one of New York City’s premier builders, responsible for some of the city’s most exciting new projects. We are a hands-on, delivery-focused organization, supported by a strong infrastructure; exceeding client expectations is our top priority.

LBG is actively seeking a highly talented Engineer for immediate employment.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists the project team by coordinating work according to the project schedule, assist in the solicitation of proposals and selection of specialty contractors as well as ensure timely, complete and accurate generation of selected subcontract agreements and purchase orders

  • Perform estimating functions for changes to the schedule. This may include estimating staffing needs of engineering firms, review of scopes and schedule

  • Assist superintendents in interpreting design drawings, research and recommend solutions to design document problems, including conflicts, interferences and errors/omissions and modify schedule of materials to be delivered, equipment, and subcontractors schedule as needed.

  • Communicates and informs and/all changes by entering information in appropriate project software and/or systems. Responsible for continuous updating and accurate generations of as-built documents and contract documents

  • Process and review change orders which have been issued for the project in order to communicate and clarify changes to sub-contractors to keep the project moving along

  • Responsible for clear and tractable document control in accordance with established policies and procedures, including utilizing management systems to create/track RFI’s, transmit/track submittals, compose agreements (including third parties) and maintain project expediting list and schedule

  • Communicate issues in advance to Project Managers that may affect cost and timeframe of the project schedule

  • Review purchase orders, specifications, delivery schedules, instruction manuals and technical data to offer assistance and interpretation on-site

  • Monitor field contract work contract to ensure compliance with company standards, procedures and specifications and codes

  • Prepare and implement quality control procedures such as instructions, inspection programs, control measuring and testing equipment

  • Attend weekly meetings with the design team and contractors as instructed to coordinate information between the parties

  • Coordinate periodic job-related photographs for records

  • Actively assist interns and Construction Project Engineers in gaining on-the-job training and counsel them on the skills and competencies they must acquire to be successful in the pursuit of their personal development goals

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant engineering discipline (Civil, mechanical, electrical, construction management), or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities and experience

  • 0 to 2 years construction engineering experience in the field as junior Project Engineer, including co-op or intern experience

  • Knowledge of construction codes mandatory.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, audio processing, excellent grammar and spelling skills required

  • Ability to communicate with wide range of project participants – clients, project management, field, management, estimators, vendors, suppliers, architectures, project accounting, laborers, etc

  • Requires ability to maintain confidentiality of work items and sensitive conversations

  • This position will require operating in both office and field environments. Temperature fluctuations and uneven surfaces are to be expected

  • Ability to climb several flights of stairs required

  • Ability to walk for prolonged periods of time, maneuver in tight spaces, ride in confined elevators required

  • Ability to work in very high elevations (40+ floors)

  • Ability to perform data entry for long periods of time, through sitting at a keyboard (2 hours at a time)

  • Ability to work in environments of loud noises as would typically be found on a construction site, where exposure to dust and debris can also occur is required

  • Strong knowledge in the use of computers and common software programs a must such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Adobe

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

Preferred Qualifications

  • Construction, Building and Business Acumen preferred

  • Possess demonstrated ability in detailed-oriented success

  • Ability to read shop drawings highly desirable

  • Knowledge of BIM technology and scheduling standards preferred

  • Knowledge of construction computer software or system preferred

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189003BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.