Project Engineer I, May 2020 - Columbus, Ohio
Pepper Construction

About $61,000 - $87,000 a year

Columbus Office (Ohio, OH)

Columbus Office



Location: Columbus, Ohio

Company Overview

With offices in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Ohio, Pepper Construction is a national general contracting and construction management firm that primarily serves the private sector. Pepper Construction provides clients the experience and resources of a national company, combined with the hands-on approach of a local Ohio company.

Position Summary

Project Engineer’s work with experienced Project Management and Field Supervision staff and assist with the overall safety, direction, completion, and financial outcome of construction projects from initial budget through project closeout. Safety is the number one priority at Pepper Construction and Project Engineers are expected to promote and exemplify safe work practices. Project Engineers are expected to work with people in all levels of Project Management and Field Supervision to establish operational priorities and ensure a quality project. They are also expected to maintain positive and effective working relationships with both internal and external members of the Project Team and support departments.

Major Responsibilities

Perform the following duties with support and direction from a Project Manager
Ensure customer satisfaction by identifying and exceeding client needs
Estimate, value engineer and develop project budgets
Facilitate the subcontractor bid process to include processing, distribution and tracking of all project bidding documentation
Utilize software programs and templates to process, distribute and track all project documentation
Negotiate subcontractor and material buyout; develop and negotiate subcontracts.
Plan and schedule projects
Manage jobs in progress including subcontractor coordination, conflict resolution, documentation and ensuring quality and safety on every job
Manage project costs through the ongoing evaluation of labor, material and equipment; continue to forecast and analyze construction costs, exposures and profits through project completion
Perform project closeout
Position Qualifications
B.S. in Construction Engineering or related field
0-2 years of experience in construction field
Experience in BIM, Revit, 3D systems or similar preferred
Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
Detail oriented

Pepper Construction Company is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Employment Opportunity employer.