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Construction Project Engineer

Honolulu, Hawaii
Construction Project Engineer

(For this  position, we only hire talent living in Hawaii with experience working in Hawaii. Please do not apply for this position if you do not meet these requirements.)
About NewGround:
NewGround is the industry thought leader in strategy, innovative design, and project management, and has been for over 100 years. We help financial institutions and retailers master the power of their space to create the next generation workplace and retail solutions. Our core values are at the heart of everything we do. We are passionate about serving others. We strive for excellence. We are innovators. We connect and collaborate. We value communication. NewGround's operational headquarters is in Saint Louis and we maintain offices in Chicago, Honolulu, and Waterloo, Ontario, with a regional presence throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The Project Engineer is a key member of the NewGround Design-Delivery Project Team reporting to the SVP Build Operations and supports the Project Manager. The PE will assist the PM in carrying out the daily on-site responsibilities required for the project.  Additionally, the PE will assist the PM with the contract administration requirements of the project in coordination with the Project Coordinator. 
General Skills:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Project, Word, Excel)
  • Bluebeam and Procore experience highly desirable
 Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assist the PM with contract administration:
  • Participate in weekly or bi-weekly project calls with PM, CM and A&E
  • Attend PM Briefing Meeting CM, PM, EST, PA, ID
  • Maintain Submittal Log within Procore (construction management software), including but not limited to:
  • Develop and maintain Submittal Log
  • Distribute approved submittals to and review with PM
  • Prioritize long lead items for early Submittal
  • Notify subs and vendors of submittals requirements and dates due
  • Review Submittals
  • If Submittals meets requirements of Contract Documents and forwards to A&E
  • If Submittal does NOT meet requirements of Contract Documents, review with Subcontractor or Vendor and return to them for re-Submittal
  • Review incoming Submittals and advance to A&E via Procore
  • Notify A&E of all late responses on Submittals
  • Meet with A&E as necessary to review status of all outstanding Submittals
  • Coordinate with PM/CM release to fabricate or purchase and notify Subcontractor or Supplier
  • Secure all Warranty and Maintenance information
  • Request for information:
  • Maintain the RFI Log in Procore
  • Generate and distribute RFI’s to A&E via Procore as needed
  • Assist PCM during bid operation by submitting RFI’s from Bidders review of drawings for coordination
  • Assist PM with questions on plans and specs.
  • Issue RFI in Procore based on conversation with PM and/or request from Subcontractor forwarded by PM and send to A&E for Response
  • Receive RFI answer from A&E and forward to PM
  • Notify and report to A&E of critical or outstanding RFI
  • ASIs:
  • Maintain the ASI Log in Procore
  • Review ASI’s and advance to Subcontractors/Suppliers via Procore for pricing, and/or schedule implications
  • Review scope of ASI with PM
  • Draft necessary SCO’s / PO’s and CCO’s as needed
  • Project closeout:
  • Receive HVAC Test and Balance Report and submit report to Mechanical Engineer
  • Prepare Warranty and Maintenance Manuals and send to PM prior to Substantial Completion / Final Inspection
  • Attend Project Debriefing
  • Maintain knowledge of project schedule for implications related to position/duties
  • Perform all other related work, as assigned or as apparent[i]
  • Be reliable, responsible, and cooperative
  • Always maintain positive can-do attitude
  • Assist the team in exceeding the Client expectations
 Education And Experience Prerequisites:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Architecture or Engineering preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience within the construction industry in the capacity of Project Manager, Architect or Project Engineer required
  • LEED accreditation is preferred
Maui or Oahu, Hawaii 
(For this  position, we only hire talent living in Hawaii with experience working in Hawaii. Please do not apply for this position if you do not meet these requirements.)
About NewGround Video: https://www.newground.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/NG_2019IdentityVideo_V3_4.mp4
Why Our People Love Working at NewGround:
  • NewGround values having fun while doing what you love. That is evidenced by the fact that more than 30 of our 125 employees have been with NewGround for 10 - 38 years.
  • We understand the importance of an employee’s first week, first month, and first year. Because of this, we’ve created multiple new-hire experiences, including a special learning program, to help our new hires feel equipped to succeed. Our new team members get the chance to hear the NewGround story from members of the leadership team both, virtually and in person.
  • We celebrate many employee milestones, including a ceremony celebrating the day you started with the company and an annual service awards banquet where we provide the opportunity to learn about our fellow team members.
  • We recognize how important career development is to our employees and offer opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • NewGround recognizes that it’s key to strike a balance between work life and home life and places an emphasis on supporting our employees’ balanced lifestyle.
  • We pride ourselves in our commitment to the community. Our offices in Chesterfield, Chicago, and Toronto continuously find new ways to get involved whether it be through hosting blood drives, building homes with Habitat for Humanity, building in the Dominican Republic, friendly fundraising competitions across all offices, or through our annual United Way campaign.
NewGround’s reputation for integrity, creativity, quality, and results is the basis of our renowned status in the industry. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and an outstanding Employee Benefits Package to promote wellness, work/life balance and financial security for our valued team.  
Qualified candidates should apply here:  https://careers.newground.com/careers/3575-NewGround/jobs/14131917-Construction-Project-Engineer/?host=careers.newground.com
NewGround is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Visit us at www.newground.com.
Chicago | Saint Louis | Honolulu | Toronto

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