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Staff Project Engineer

Phoenix, AZ 85004

Posted: 08/13/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 577204 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

  • The Staff Project Engineer will provide high level direction to all engineering design efforts for Design-only and/or Design-Build/EPC projects.
  • Design-only projects will encompass engineering design work for traditional design-bid-build projects.
  • Design-Build/EPC projects will encompass all design, procurement and construction management activities.
  • Managing overall engineering design efforts for Design-Only and EPC projects to optimize safety, schedule, and profitability.
  • Leading and mentoring a team of multi-discipline professionals to ensure project success.
  • Managing the implementation of the Quality Program for engineering designs.
  • Preparing and managing the final engineering labor-hour budgets.
  • Partnering with a projects controls team to manage the engineering design schedule, budget, and progress measurement function.
  • Preparing, submitting, and managing client change orders.
  • Managing subcontracted product procurement and/or engineering design efforts.
  • Directing and managing field services. Presenting designs and proposals to clients, permitting authorities, public interest groups, etc.
  • Corresponding and/or meeting with clients, contractors, and vendors.
  • Leading project proposal efforts. Lead design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.
  • Prepare electrical equipment: packaged equipment specifications and data sheets, Request for Qualifications (RFQ's), technical bid summaries, and purchase recommendations.
  • Review electrical equipment vendor drawings; data interface with suppliers, clients other engineering disciplines, detailers, designers.
  • Participate in development of project schedule, scope, budget staffing planning and construction planning.
  • Responsible for effective management of change orders.
  • Applies expert knowledge of commonly used electrical concepts, practices, codes and procedures within the electrical engineering services industry.
  • Applies knowledge and experience to complex projects, find non-standard design solutions. Quality review production drawings for a variety of projects and project related data as required by the project managers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software.
  • Quality review the construction administration including coordination with field personnel to resolve design related installation issues, calculations, field inspections and testing of electrical systems.
  • Leads field inspections, installation, measurements or calculations for public and private clients.
  • Prepare and present technical reports for clients and industry publications.
  • Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities.
  • Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction goals and expectations are met.
  • Participate sales and marketing efforts and identify key pursuits.
  • Lead the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance.
  • Prepare and present project budgets and cost estimates.
  • Report project performance. Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the electrical engineering practice.
  • Mentor and guide less experienced engineers.
  • Responsible for QA/QC process adherence.
  • Responsible for effective communication with other engineering disciplines.
  • Responsible for compliance with company and site safety policies.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
  • Or Bachelor of Science in Electrical or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
  • Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering a plus.
  • A minimum of 4 years of detailed engineering design experience for design-only and/or EPC projects.
  • Professional Engineering License (PE) preferred.
  • Expert knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical equipment design ANSI and IEEE Standards.
  • Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with leading discipline design for large projects and delegating work tasks to team members.
  • Ability to lead execution of work and resolve issues in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills, ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment
  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in standard engineering techniques and procedures.
  • Strong computer skills include AutoCAD, MicroStation, 2D and 3D rendering programs and other analysis programs.
  • Ability to develop and manage workplans, schedules and budgets and provide leadership to a diverse project team a plus.
  • Ability to perform quality reviews for detailed engineering documents and specifications.
  • Ability to travel (10% to 25%)
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