Rockford Corporation is an Alaskan Native Owned General and Industrial Mechanical Contractor based in Anchorage, Alaska. We are also a Small Business Administration (SBA) certified Small Disadvantaged Business. In our over 45 year history Rockford has predominantly performed work on government fuel, tank, and utility projects. Rockford Corporation specializes in the construction and repair of steel tanks, fueling and utility systems for the military. It has successfully completed fuel and utility-related construction projects for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska, Sacramento and Omaha Districts, Naval Facilities Engineering Command and U.S. Coast Guard.
The Project Engineer’s primary duty is to provide the necessary technical and engineering support for the Project Management team to create, manage and distribute various required deliverables and information to the owner on any given construction project. Typically responsible for the creation, tracking and generation of a wide variety of project documentation, the Project Engineer must be an active participant and share the responsibility with the Project Team for planning, managing and implementing the following functions:
- Construction Document Control
- Technical Submittal Preparation, Review, and Coordination
- Construction Scheduling
- Material Takeoffs & Purchasing
- Image And External Relations
As an integral member of the Project Team the Project Engineer must provide detailed, accurate and timely project information to the Project Management Teams to provide the basis for sound project execution decision making.
Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise:
- Read & interpret construction drawings
- Read and interpret contract specifications.
- Read & interpret contracts
- Prepare, review and process submittals.
- Material takeoffs.
- Draft purchase orders & subcontracts.
- Utilize spreadsheets and other software for tracking documents, costs and schedules.
- Utilize Scheduling Software.
- Clearly communicate in written and verbal English.
- Communicate with customers, vendors, subcontractors and other Rockford employees.
- Maintain strong relationships with client, subcontractor, architect and design consultants.
- Set a positive example by modeling Rockford’s core values.
- Sustain the corporate image at all times by demonstrating ethical conduct, personal neatness, professional presentation, and cultural awareness.
- Additional duties as assigned by the Project Team.
- As a condition of employment, must pass a pre-employment drug screening and have a valid Driver’s License and proof of insurance.
- Must be able to pass a background check to obtain access to Federal Installations.
- Expert in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Power Point.
- Strong inter-personnel skills with the ability to perform in a fast-paced environment.
- Punctuality and good attendance are essential.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
- Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Perform day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.
- Provide information to supervisors, co-workers and subordinates by telephone, in written form, via e-mail or in person.
- Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
- Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Engineering or Construction Management degree or Minimum 2 years within the construction industry as a project engineer.
Requirements Physical Demands:
- Experience with federal government/military projects.
- Alaska Native/Native American hiring preference applies.
- Position is that of a sedentary nature.
- Must be able to use standard office equipment.
- Must be able to lift and carry files weighing up to 10 pounds.
- Sitting at a computer for long periods of time.
- Occasional travel to project sites, bid meetings, bid delivery to remote sites either by air or ground.
- Flexibility to take on longer term projects in person on site in remote Alaska locations, Pacific Islands, or Lower 48 States.
- Initial work is in an office environment, but assignments may be at an active construction site.
- Work station located inside an office building or mobile office trailer.
- Non-smoking office.
- Will be required to visit work activity areas.
- Noise is of a moderate level.
- May be exposed to heat/cold.
Applicants must be able to pass a background checks to obtain access at military bases, including Air Force, Navy, Marines, and Army installations.