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The function of a Project Engineer (PE) is to manage and support the field operations on various assigned projects. You will report to the Project Manager, but job one is to make sure the Superintendent has the material, equipment, subcontractors and information needed to get the job done correctly and on time, one time. In this function, the PE is responsible to understand and achieve the clients’ goals while protecting and promoting the interests of Retail Construction Associates in all matters and to take actions as required to satisfy responsibilities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overseeing and making decisions related to the performance of work related to scheduling, delivery, logistics, quality control and trade performance.

  • Overseeing work among assigned trades to promote a coordinated project operation. Resolving local area problems regarding procedures, precedence, design clarifications, adequate labor and equipment, schedule and all other appropriate matters.

  • Managing the overall site safety program as required and ensuring subcontractor compliance with RCA standards and all applicable safety codes and regulations.

  • Manage the relationship with all authorities with jurisdiction over the project; conduct all inspections, testing and commissioning necessary for full acceptance by the jurisdictions and the Owner.

  • Supervising and developing Assistant Superintendents, and others as assigned, including providing input on or completing performance appraisals.

  • Creating schedules and determining sequencing of work. Developing and implementing recovery strategies to maintain project schedule. Conduct weekly scheduling and last planner meetings with the key subcontractors.

  • Communicating with owners and architects/engineers in connection with field issues. Investigating and resolving such issues.

  • Managing the billing process as it relates to work in place and material invoices and subcontractor payment applications

  • Managing the work to ensure that it is installed in compliance with and conforms to the approved contract documents.

  • Support the Project Manager on project P&L, insure projects budgets are managed to meet company expectations, projections for work to complete are accurate, and best efforts are used.

Position Requirements
  • Bachelors degree plus a minimum of ten to fifteen years related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

  • The right candidate for this job will have demonstrated interpersonal skills with a variety of individuals and groups, owners and owner’s representative, architects, engineers, subcontractors, individual employees, job site teams, and company executives.

  • Proven written and verbal communication abilities; proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office and Project.

RCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive compensation package including 401(k), insurance benefits, and a bonus pay program.

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