Senior Project Engineer

PPM Civil Constructors , Vancouver, BC
$120,000.00 - $140,000.00 / Salary - Annual

Job Description

PPM Civil Constructors, ULC (PPMCC) is a general marine contractor servicing clients in British Columbia. We specialize in complex construction, have experience in varying modes of project delivery, and excel at working in remote locations and harsh environments. We build marine infrastructure which includes docks, wharves, jetties, breakwaters, outfalls, intakes, and floats. We dredge and perform underwater material placement and excel in environmental dredging and cover placement. PPMCC is the Canadian subsidiary of Pacific Pile & Marine (PPM) who are an American general marine contractor. PPMCC and PPM are highly integrated and PPMCC has the benefit of the full support of the parent company PPM. Collectively we have projects throughout North American supported by regional offices in British Columbia (Nanaimo), Alaska (Anchorage), and the corporate office in Seattle, Washington. Together, PPMCC and PPM serve clients throughout Washington, Oregon, California, Montana, Alaska, British Columbia, Mexico, and Antarctica.

The Senior Project Engineer will perform or direct the gathering, calculating, and compiling of data for the engineering and business functions of a project.  They provide technical engineering information to the on-site project management team and field crews to ensure construction work complies with all engineering standards, codes, specifications, and design instruction applicable to one or more disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the measurement, review, approval, documentation, and input of project quantities.
  • Construct the project budget from the conformed estimate, working with the Superintendent and Project Manager to select the appropriate work activities and cost codes.  
  • Establish and maintain the project contract administration plan.
  • Assist Project Manager with reviewing and preparing month-end cost reports including the monthly Progress Statement and Job Operations Report (JOR).  Assist with cost forecasting and revenue projections.
  • Manage the project recordkeeping and correspondence functions. Maintain tracking logs for change orders, RFI’s, submittals, and letters.
  • Maintain the project daily report.
  • Manage the preparation, review, approval, and forwarding of the project submittals.
  • Prepare and submit progress invoices to the owner with Project Manager review.
  • Work with Superintendents, other Project Engineers/Coordinators and Project Manager to develop a project plan to create a project CPM Schedule.  Manage and maintain the project schedule.
  • Manage the subcontract and procurement process including directing or performing the solicitation, review, and document preparation elements. Coordination, tracking and review of subcontractors site activities. 
  • Participate in the project safety process, conduct safety inspections, and contribute to weekly toolbox meetings, mass safety meetings, and safety training.
  • Coordinate and assist in the documentation, preparation, and resolution of change orders and extra work efforts.
  • Generate engineering feasibility studies to support planning and scheduling efforts.
  • Assist with managing the collection, review, approval, and processing of the daily labor timesheets.
  • Setup, control, and manage all engineering and project records/files. Provide engineering support to field and office operations. 
  • Take the lead in working with designers and/or engineers to do value engineering, material substitutions, and engineering related constructability issues.
  • Manage the project turnover process as it relates to punch list, quality control, commissioning, final documentation submission, and check-out of installed systems.
  • Implement, adhere, and promote PPMCC’s Health, Safety, Quality, and Environmental programs, procedures, and practices.
  • When not on projects, the position requires assisting with other business functions such as estimating, business development, or corporate directives.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Technology Diploma, or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role in the construction industry. 
  • Demonstrated ability to implement, utilize, and understand the cost management process including quantities, cost reports, forecasting, labor reports, and documentation & recordkeeping.
  • Ability to efficiently perform the contract administration functions including correspondence, document control, daily reports, and change order/claims preparation.
  • Ability to efficiently perform the project administration processes including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and subcontractor/supplier correspondence & tracking.
  • Demonstrated   proficiency   to   develop, analyze, and maintain complex project schedules.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written, including ability to compose and edit professional letters to external organizations including customer, vendor, government agencies, and subcontractors.
  • Ability to organize and supervise individual engineering functions.
  • Strong computer skills including ability to use Microsoft products. Ability to give oral presentations using PowerPoint.
  • Skills in AutoCad and/or HCSS HeavyBid considered an asset.
  • Willing to travel and temporary relocate to project worksites.
  • Willing to work in the PPMCC corporate office in Nanaimo when not assigned to a project worksite.
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record required to operate company vehicles.
  • Drug and alcohol testing may be a project specific requirement 

Details Apply Now

Date Posted: 05/14/2024
Start Date: Ongoing
Classification: Exempt
Level: Experienced
Travel Requirements: Job sites all over British Columbia
Job Type: Full-time
Wage: Salary - Annual
Wage From: $120,000.00
Wage To: $140,000.00
Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Technology Diploma, or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience.
Number of Employees: 1

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