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Project Engineer
Title:Project Engineer
Department:Field Operations
Location:Oahu, HI
Goodfellow Bros. (GBI) is a 98-year-old, 4th generation family-owned business, operating all over the West Coast, but known for its extensive presence on the Hawaiian Islands. GBI has experienced tremendous success over its history in both the private and public market with projects spanning multiple states and multiple disciplines, including airports, bridges, dams, golf courses, harbors, highways, housing developments, marinas, parks, wastewater treatment facilities and wind and solar farms.

GBI has always maintained that our employees are our greatest asset and we are now seeking to add to our team on the Island of Oahu, in Hawaii. We are searching for a qualified candidate to fill an opening for a Project Engineer.

The Project Engineer will act as on-site engineer reporting to a designated Project Manager and is responsible for administering the technical aspects of assigned projects. Works closely with, subcontractors, vendors, utility companies and local, state and federal agencies to ensure work is being completed on-schedule and on-budget. Project Engineers also work closely with the craft and salary employees creating a team environment. May supervise other employees.

  • Analyzes information gathered at site inspection, blue prints, specifications, proposals and other documentation. Must have a basic understanding of surveying practices and accompanying equipment
  • Coordinates/Conducts pre-construction surveys to identify potential risks. Verifies original site conditions and attends pre-construction meetings
  • Coordinates project schedule and monitors overall construction progress.
  • Understand the bidding process and able to comprehend complex math concepts.
  • Reviews subcontract quotes and participate in subcontract negotiations and subcontract preparation. Works directly with subcontractors and monitors subcontractor pay estimates and submittals.
  • Keeps Regional Management advised of progress and checks subcontractor work to ensure conformity with project plans and specifications. Coordinates subcontractor meetings as required.
  • Reviews vendor/supplier quotations with Project Estimator. Orders contract materials in a timely manner, remains abreast of delivery schedules and inventories all delivered materials. Works directly with vendors/suppliers. Monitors all required submittals (Certificates, shop drawings, catalog cuts, samples etc.) and ensures that all pay invoices are reviewed, cost coded, approved and submitted for payment. Advise Project Manager of delivery schedules and checks materials to ensure they conform with project plans, specifications and invoicing.
  • Finalizes shoring, framework and traffic designs and communicates completed designs to Regional Manager.
  • Coordinates material deliveries in accordance with progress schedule and adjust as necessary due to changes. Makes daily production materials lists and identifies materials needed for field crews.
  • Assures that details and submittals are received, submitted and processed. Supervises submittal of control data.
  • Maintains project files, such as plans, specifications, budget information, schedules correspondence and design changes
  • Coordinates Quality Control testing and inspection by various agencies and/or third parties.
  • Obtains necessary utility clearances and required permits.
  • Prepares, processes and submits project documentation, such as RFI's shop drawings and notifications of changes to owner for approval. Maintains current RFI and Submittal Logs.
  • Estimates, prepares and submit Change Order requests to Owner and negotiates Change Orders with Owner. This includes all costs associated with change including, direct labor costs, equipment costs, material costs, subcontract costs and project overhead costs. Maintains current Change Order Log and follows up with Owner approvals.
  • Prepares job cost breakdown and summary of major deviation items. Develops, maintains and monitors CPM schedule, quantity maintenance reports, weekly labor reports, budget maintenance, adjustment reports, production studies, job progress reports and job cost analysis reports. Submits approved job cost breakdown and/or budget revisions to accounting.
  • Serves as Company liaison for projects by relaying information (both verbally and in writing) to Owner, local state and federal agencies, consulting engineers, utility companies, contractors and the public.
  • Oversees the implementation of adequate safety plans, safety meetings, method statements and safe working practices as required by the Company and the state. Must be able to comprehend and follow occupational safety and health regulations, other state and federal regulations governing the construction industry and Company practices and procedures.
  • Understands and applies terms and conditions of union master agreements for all trades.
  • Prepares and processes all project closing documentation ("as-built" drawings, operation and maintenance manuals, final acceptance letters, Notice of Completion, final billing invoices, retention billing and obtains lien releases from subcontractors and material suppliers.)
  • Must have excellent communication skills to work effectively with customers, management, vendors, utility companies and local state and federal agencies
  • Must understand different signals used at construction sites

  • Bachelor's Degree required in Construction Management or Civil Engineering
  • 1-5 years of experience in Construction Management/Construction Engineering preferred
  • Must have computer experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project
  • Valid Driver's License with clean driver's abstract
  • Obtain and maintain CPR, AED and First Aid certification, OSHA 30, MUTCD Supervisor

We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

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