Senior Project Engineer

Los Angeles

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Senior Project Engineer provides technical support to and under the direction of the Project Manager and Superintendent. A Senior Project Engineer’s primary obligation is project document control; additionally, the Senior Project Engineer should be competent in project administration, cost control, and scheduling tasks.


• Able to perform all essential Project Engineer responsibilities
• Supervision of on-site Project Engineers
• Attend and document project meetings (write minutes)
• Set up and maintain project filing system
• Maintain the project document control system as required by the Project Management Procedures Manual and the Contract Documents. Prepare periodic reports to direct report on status of project documents
• Review subcontractor Requests for Information with Project Manager or Superintendent, transmit to design team, maintain status logs, track RFI responsiveness and responses.
• Learn project submittal requirements; assure that subcontractors make timely submittals; review subcontractor submittals with Superintendent, review subcontractor submittals for conformance with contract documents, transmit subcontractor submittals to design team, maintain status logs, track submittal responsiveness, and responses
• Assist in management of project permit process
• Assist in preparations of bid packages and procurement
• Prepare and maintain expediting log
• Perform expediting functions
• Track and inspect material deliveries
• Assist Project Manager with minor cost control and estimating duties
• Review subcontractor pricing under direction and supervision of Project Manager
• Develop estimates for changed work under the direction of the Project Manager
• Verify original estimate quantities for labor cost reports
• Report quantities in place and maintain labor cost report
• Cost code and/or verify correct codes on time sheets
• Prepare and document extra work orders
• Review and assemble change order submittals and quantity surveys
• Maintain PCI log
• Assist Superintendent in maintaining Project Schedule and developing look-ahead schedules
• Bring field issues to the attention of Superintendent or Project Manager, as appropriate
• Maintain project as-built drawings with Superintendent
• Maintain progress photo album
• Review project close-out requirements, gather, and compile all project close-out documents
• Document punch list work
• Demonstrate commitment to an Injury-Free Environment through own actions and mentoring others
• Complete other duties as assigned


Basic understanding of project document control, enterprise software applications, budget/commitment differentiation, cost control procedures. Educational and experience requirements include: 4 year engineering or business degree or equivalent-related education, plus 2-4 years prior experience and knowledge of construction and design.

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