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Project Engineer

Company: Fisher Industries
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SCOPEThe Project Manager will be located out of our general contracting division, based in Las Vegas, Nevada. They help manage all activities associated with the construction of a current project located near Olancha, CA. This will include managing or coordination with a team of project coordinators, administrators, and other project or area managers. This position requires extensive travel. We offer a competitive market-based salary and comprehensive benefits.ESSENTIAL DUTIES* Oversees and directs all phases of a construction project, forecast job cost requirements, estimate change orders and track force account items for proper reimbursement, creates procedures for accomplishing the project. Always communicate with Owner, other project personnel and coworkers in a courteous and professional manner* Reviews project proposals and plans to determine time frames, staffing requirements, project completion, schedules, and allotment of available resources.* Ensures all contractual terms and obligations of such projects are maintained.* Participate in onsite value engineering studies to minimize costs / maximize value.* Ensures project meets or exceeds cost budget. Meet with VP or senior PM monthly to discuss.* Assures proper accounting for change orders and force accounts* Interfaces with necessary departments and subcontractors to determine the schedule of work and modify if required* Meet with customers / vendors / project personnel to identify barriers with resolutions to maximize production and minimize costs.* Ensure all submittals, RFI's, and change orders are in accordance with the contact documents and process in accordance with needs.* Project set up including trailers, phones, signing.* Update and maintain submittal log books, quantity tracking.* Prepares forecasts for upper management meet with key personnel to ensure timeliness of project.* Meets with owner, engineer, contractors, plant, and field crews to verify accuracy and completeness of all construction.* Review plans and specifications and determine proper procedures for completing project.* Directs, coordinates, and monitors activities being completed by project teams to ensure the overall quality of work.* Developing, controlling, and updating of project schedules as required by the contract documents* Be continuously on the alert for situations that are not progressing productively and for opportunities to improve the project.* Review field operations and ensure that the project provides a safe workplace.* Prepare project status reports and work to ensure plans adhere to contract specifications.* Ensure that project / department milestones / goals are met and are adhering to an approved budget.* Provide insight into jobs bidding to help secure future work.* Willing to travel. Extensive time in field for project management* Responsible for project closeout.REQUIREMENTS* Minimum 3 years related experience as a PM in the horizontal construction industry* Minimum 3 years of construction experience on public works or DOT projects* Experience on Caltrans projects is preferred* Bachelor degree in construction management or civil engineering preferred* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a high level of integrity* Professional with a growth mindset for a long-term period* Clean driving record* Broad knowledge of construction methods* Good understanding of highway construction, blue print reading, computer skillsWORK ENVIRONMENT* Heavy travel and offsite living during project construction* Strenuous walking and required to wear protective personal protective equipment* Able to work in hot or cold outdoor temperatures and job site conditions* Must be able to operate personal or company vehicle for business purposeJob Type: Full-timePay: $60,000.00 - $85,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayApplication Question(s):* Do you have experience working with Caltrans?Experience:* Highway: 1 year (Preferred)* Caltrans: 1 year (Required)Work Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: Fisher Industries, Bakersfield , Project Engineer, Engineering , Bakersfield, California

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