On behalf of our client a reputable construction company here in South Africa we are currently seeking a Construction Project Engineer to join their team. You will be joining an established and diverse group of people where you will be able to make an immediate impact. If you thrive in a collaborative team environment, enjoy studying project design and customer requirements, as well as setting and hitting goals - this may be the right position for you.
In this position, you will be tasked with supporting the Request for Proposal (RFP) and procurement process along with tracking current and future jobs, reviewing contracts and drawings, and specifications. You will coordinate equipment procurement with our purchasing department and outside vendors. You will also be assisting with scheduling, assisting in the development of the scope of work with subcontractors, and assisting in the preparation of monthly financial reporting.
In this position, excellent communication is essential. You will be asked to speak with general contractors, architects, engineers, and owners. Working closely with our project management team and responding to questions raised by superintendents and field workers will be a daily responsibility.
As a Project Engineer, you will create and respond to requests for information (RFI). Additionally, you will develop, process, and track equipment, materials, and informational submittals. You will also be tasked with creating site-specific work plans and creating operations and maintenance manuals for our clients. Other responsibilities may include:
Obtaining detailed knowledge of the contract, drawings, and specifications for project(s)
Assisting in the client and subcontractor change order process.
Creating billing breakdowns and preparing billing substantiation.
Conducting quantity take-off and pricing estimates for internal and external uses.
What we would like to see from you:
BA/BS degree in Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, Facilities Management or comparable degree—or equivalent work experience preferred.
Knowledge of construction concepts required.
Ability to read and interpret construction plans, specs, contracts, proposals, estimates, and other regularly encountered items required.
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project required; working knowledge of SharePoint preferred.
Applicants for this role will only be considered based on their so interested person(s) should send their CV to: jeanette. o. williamson@gmail. com or jeanette. williamson@adeccogroup. com
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