Walbridge Tech Engineer / Tech Manager - MEP - Construction in Detroit, Michigan
Technical Managers have extensive technical engineering experience, and have completed more complex, demanding or larger-value projects of various types. Technical Engineers act as technical experts for a specific discipline to insure all related construction activities are performed in accordance with accepted professional standards. They work to solve complex technical field-related problems, and manage the equipment startup and commissioning process (V-Start). They assist in the implementation of the project’s 4-phase quality control plan, and monitor field construction of mechanical and / or electrical subcontractors for schedule management and conformance to contract documents.
We want you to join our team.
Through industry-leading innovation our company has forged a legacy of quality and safety since our founding in 1916.
What we offer:
Career planning, development & growth
Outstanding training programs
Large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to have an impact
Strong values which are the foundation of our growth for over 100 years
International, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversity practices
This position can be based out of any Walbridge office, or you can live in any US city if you are able to travel 100%.
Provide technical support during design and preconstruction to assist owner and Architect Engineer.
Manage Equipment start up turnaround process V-Start (KAN-BAN)
Assist in the implementation of the project’s QC Planning and inspection process.
Monitor Field Construction of Electrical / Mechanical subcontractors for schedule management and conformance to contract documents.
Provide expert technical support to company personnel as required to resolve field construction or similar problems. May include interpretation of codes, design of specialty equipment, etc.
Develop, issue and maintain general instructions and guidelines for field construction methods utilizing current industry and company practices.
Develop and maintain current work controlling documents which set mandatory minimum requirements for work, authority, documentation and record requirements in accordance with applicable codes and contract requirements.
Review A/E specifications, bid inquiries, etc. to insure technical and code requirements for material, equipment and field activities are met.
Continuously research, evaluate, and recommend implementation of new (or improved) construction processes, equipment, material, techniques and methods as technology improves.
Participate in constructability reviews of design documents to help determine most cost effective and schedule efficient method of construction.
Manage Equipment start up and turnover process V-Start (KAN-BAN)
Provides technical input to company functions such as estimating, controls, project management or other areas.
High school diploma or equivalent. Mechanical / Electrical Engineering degrees a plus.
Professional industry training and experience.
Minimum of five years extensive experience related to mechanical and / or Electrical discipline. Thorough knowledge of all aspects of discipline construction technology, equipment, materials, methods, etc., required.
Proficiency in problem solving and written/verbal communications skills essential.
Computer literate in a wide variety of applications including web based project management systems.
Ability to accept project assignments that may require extended long term temporary living arrangements or frequent travel to non-local job sites.
SafetyTechnical SkillsPlanning & SchedulingRisk ManagementChange ManagementQuality Control & ISOLean Understanding & ImplementationAdministration & CommunicationInnovation & TechnologyCost Participation & ControlLeadership
EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V
Walbridge is an equal opportunity employer with a culture that promotes diversity in the workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, status as an individual with a disability, military, or protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning career development, recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment.
CategoryTech Engineer / Tech Engineer Manager