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ACE is looking to add a capable, resourceful and knowledgeable Project Engineer. You’ll be placed on our construction project at the Henrico Water Treatment plant in Henrico, VA. This position requires great initiative, team working, flexibility, the ability to learn quickly and superb communication & problem solving skills.

This is an ideal position for someone who is passionate about construction and looking to take their career to the next level. You will look to master your core responsibilities and assist other internal departments, producing great results that will move your career and ACE forward!

On any given day, you’ll be performing engineering and construction management activities associated with your assigned project. You’ll be doing one or all of these things on a day to day basis:

  • Develop 3 week look ahead schedule with the project team
  • Ensure the workforce has proper materials/tools/equipment
  • Review and understand contract plans & specifications
  • Communicate with Superintendent to identify potential problems and solutions
  • Draft RFI’s for managers review
  • Ensure Subcontractors perform work safely & correctly
  • Understand the project budget, cost reports & labor reports
  • Quality checks to ensure work conforms with the plans and specifications
  • Estimate change work & assist in negotiation
  • Keep good communication between office staff and field staff
  • Obtain vendor quotes for project materials and review scopes of work
  • Negotiate final price & terms with vendors
  • Write purchase orders and subcontracts
  • Coordinate and execute efficient project site deliveries
  • Perform safety audits
  • Assemble work packs for major labor activities

Outside of your core responsibilities, you’ll master our general duties that lead to success and professional growth, these responsibilities are as follows:

  • Understand our company vision and apply it in your duties
  • Understand the four Building Blocks of project success & how your duties relate
  • Understand and comply with all company and project safety requirements
  • Attend trade conferences such as Water Environment Federation's Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) and World of Concrete
  • Attend regular management and training meetings
  • Attend scheduling training classes
  • Attend Karrass negotiating seminar
  • Work with a Project Manager to manage small projects, change orders or sub-projects

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree required. Degree in civil, environmental or mechanical engineering, construction management or a related discipline preferred
  • 1-3 years working on water/wastewater construction projects
  • You have exceptional customer and client focus
  • You demonstrate genuine interest in the construction industry
  • You want to live in the Mid-Atlantic region
  • Thrive managing multiple priorities in a deadline driven environment
  • Work well in a team environment
  • You are a leader and communicate effectively with supervisors, peers and others
  • Passion to learn and develop professionally