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Mechanical Project Engineer - construction

Company: MWH
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

MWH Constructors, an industry leader in the heavy civil construction of water and wastewater facilities, is currently seeking a Mechanical Project Engineer to support the construction of a Water Treatment Plant located in Portland, OR. This project will be the first of its kind in Portland, scheduled to break ground in Fall of 2023 and ultimately supplying 135 million gallons of water a day to the Portland community by Fall of 2027. This position is a great opportunity for an engineer to gain hands-on experience through the entire project delivery life cycle, from groundbreaking to closeout.
The selected individual will provide technical support to project management and project supervision staff to ensure construction work is performed efficiently, on schedule and in accordance with company policy and engineering standards.
MWH Constructors is a leading project delivery company with a focus on water and wastewater treatment infrastructure. With the ultimate goal of delivering maximum value to clients and their local communities, MWH Constructors provides single-source, integrated design and construction services and a full range of project delivery methods. Incorporating industry-leading preconstruction services and safety practices, the Company's multi-disciplined team of engineering and construction professionals delivers a wide range of projects, including new facilities, infrastructure improvement and expansion, and capital construction services.
Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Safety and Quality:
    • Work in a manner to ensure your personal safety and that of fellow employees by following the industry and company health and safety guidelines and policies.
    • Support and perform quality inspections for areas/scopes of work responsible for overseeing. Verifying work is completed per applicable permits, codes, drawings, and specifications.
    • Project Submittals:
      • Support development of Submittal Register utilizing contract documents.
      • Review subcontractor and equipment manufacturer submittals against contract documents.
      • Review technical content, with an emphasis on mechanical content (process piping, pumps, motors, HVAC etc.).
      • Assemble submittal package and submit to Owner/Design Engineer for Review.
      • Coordinate all submittal review comments.
      • Project Request for Information (RFI) Development and Execution:
        • Research resolutions to drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, interferences, and errors, with focus on mechanical equipment, piping or trade coordination.
        • Initiate RFI's and follow through to resolution.
        • Disseminate RFI information to the project stakeholders.
        • Produce weekly and monthly construction progress reports.
        • Project Management:
          • Assist in resolving construction problem/issues and perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.
          • Ensure Project management systems are maintained up-to-date and accurate.
          • Support projects controls implementation for distribution and record keeping of correspondence, technical records, and other project documents.
          • Subcontractor Management:
            • Work with Project Manager to develop subcontractor scope of work.
            • Review all incoming correspondence and initiate actionable tasks.
            • Record minutes of the weekly and monthly project site meeting.
            • Review and process the Contractor's pay applications.
            • Field Coordination:
              • Responsible for material and equipment procurement.
              • Prepare drawings and sketches to support construction work, temporary works, work method statements, change orders, estimates, etc. Basic Qualifications
                • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Civil, Chemical Engineering or Construction Management or related field; equivalent combination of experience, skills and training may be substituted.
                • 0-3 years of related professional experience.
                • Working knowledge of construction equipment techniques, drawings, and specifications, building materials, and required standards applicable to discipline.
                • Ability to assume responsibility and work within a larger team environment.
                • Ability to interface and communicate effectively with others.
                • Proficient with Adobe and Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel.
                • Proficient with use of SharePoint document management. Preferred Qualifications
                  • Prior experience with water/wastewater construction.
                  • Field construction experience at the jobsite level.
                  • Experience on large heavy civil construction projects.
                  • Familiarity with Project Management data base systems such as Primavera Contract Manager, Expedition, SharePoint, etc. Benefits
                    • Group health & welfare benefits including options for medical, dental and vision
                    • 100% company-paid benefits including Employee Life Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), Spouse and Dependent Life & AD&D, Short Term Disability (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD) (after 60 day waiting period for STD & LTD only), Employee Assistance Program and Health Advocate
                    • Voluntary benefits at discounted group rates for accidents, critical illness, and hospital indemnity
                    • 15 Paid Vacation Days
                    • 5 Paid Sick Days
                    • Paid Parental Leave Program
                    • 10 Paid Holidays
                    • 401(k) Plan (company matching contributions up to 4%)
                      Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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