Limbach Facility Services Project Engineer/LEMT in Pontiac, Michigan

POSITION SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Project Engineer/LEMT is responsible for the successful execution of construction work in accordance with company’s contractual obligations, Required Project Standards and company policies and assisting the Project Manager where applicable.

The LEMT program begins with an orientation program that will introduce you to our industry, business, and internal operations of our company. We take the approach that new recruits have no knowledge or experience within the industry and our company, and the program is designed to provide a landscape of our structure, culture and the definitions of terminology we use every day.

KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assure that all site work is done safely and within safety guidelines.

  • Establish and maintain positive customer relationships.

  • Review and understand the complete scope of a contract. Review plans, specifications, and other contract documents pertaining to the project.

  • Assist in tracking of cost for equipment, material, labor, subcontracts, and miscellaneous costs such as field services, rental equipment, tools, expenses, taxes, etc. for feedback in accordance with standard company procedures.

  • Attend project kickoff meeting and peer review meeting (where applicable) with Project Manager and team.

  • Assist, develop and track a project schedule including trade manpower loading for the project. Provide input for the owner/general contractor’s schedule to assure access to perform our work in a most expeditious and productive manner.

  • Assist in establishing field offices as required.

  • Assist and direct trade planners in the development of shop drawings and coordinate the planning efforts with other trades.

  • Assist to help schedule material purchases including reviewing purchase order to insure material meets contract specifications.

  • Develop the piping, plumbing, and/or sheetmetal trade construction standards for projects with our planners.

  • Communicate to Operations/Project Manager the project schedule, manpower loading, and the labor cost control unit and dollars for the project. Review and discuss these items with the supervisors on a regular basis.

  • Assemble, review and transmit vendor and subcontractor material and equipment submittals for distribution to the contractor, architect, or engineer for review and approval. Schedule and track this information through approved software.

  • Assist and calculate progress invoices, assure positive cash flow , reduce retention cost as soon as contract documents allow, and collect payments.

  • Assist and review revised contract drawings and documents for changes. Estimate, submit, and negotiate all changes in cost with contractor or owner.

  • Maintain “AS BUILT” records and drawings (Progress Drawings).

  • Control and track project costs on a weekly basis. Make adjustments and book proceed and change orders (as per company standard).

  • Prepare a commissioning schedule that includes pressure test, system cleanings, equipment checkout and start up, system balancing, and owner training.

  • Prepare documents for contract close out. Prepare and deliver warranty letter with the operations and maintenance manuals

CONDUCT STANDARDS:

  • Maintains appropriate Company confidentiality at all times.

  • Protects the assets of the Company and ethically upholds the Corporate Code of Conduct in all situations.

  • Cultivates and promotes the “Hearts & Minds” safety culture.

  • Consistently exemplifies the Core Values of the Company (We Care, We Strive for Excellence, We Act with Integrity, We are Innovative, We are Competitive, and We are Accountable).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Excellent organization skills

  • Solid knowledge of the construction process

  • Good computer skills

  • College degree Building Construction or Construction related field

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Construction based internship or 1-2 years experience with Construction company

Full Benefits Provided

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.