Construction Project Engineer

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Job ID: 55789
Area of Interest: Professionals
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: M-F, 8a-4:30p
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical System
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

This position will support the new hospital build of Prince George's County Regional Medical Center in Largo, MD. For more information on the project, please visit: https://www.dimensionshealth.org/regionalmedcenter/index.html

*The Project Engineer position requires a Bachelor's degree in relevant field or a minimum of 10 years of construction industry experience, AND 5 years of management/supervisory of construction personnel.*


General Summary

Under limited supervision plan, design, coordinate and support various construction and building renovation projects for the University of Maryland Medical Center. Oversee related facility programs that maintain a safe and quality environment.

Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

Design Coordination and Management: 
  • Facilitate and guide the project design process through customer and client coordination by arranging and staffing appropriate meetings, preparing meeting agendas, documenting and distributing meeting minutes.  
  • Review all Design documentation as prepared by the design consultant to ensure compliance with UMMS Design Guidelines, Facilities, Interior Design and Operational requirements.  
  • Manage and coordinate all Design submittals with the Architectural and Engineering Review Team.

Capital Project Scope Development, Estimates, Budgets and Tracking:
  
  • Support and develop scope of work for capital projects.  
  • Support and develop cost estimates, budgets, Purchase Orders and tracking as needed to ensure all capital projects meet approved funding levels.     

Construction Management, Process Control and Management:
  
  • Activities include Submittal review and tracking, Requests For Information review, response and tracking, Pay Requisition review, processing and tracking, Change Order review, verification, tracking and management, Contract Shop Drawing control and management, Project Schedule review, updating and development, Project Correspondence tracking and management, updating Project Status Reports, Warranty Manual review, coordination and distribution, Project Close-Out and turnover to Operations, Cashflow projections and updates, Monitoring of Safety, Infection Control and Dust Control procedures.  Manage all aspects of Capital Construction projects or other facilities related projects valued up to $500,000.
  • Determine staffing requirements and supervise and mentors the work of all direct reports to ensure effective and efficient departmental functions.
  • Hire, orient, train, conduct performance evaluations, handles corrective actions, and provide an open and goal oriented work environment with establish clear and concise work procedures and productivity standards.
  • Develops staff by providing opportunities and training programs to enhance individual employee’s career development.

Manage facility program related to customer management:
 
  • Open spaces, purchasing, etc.
  • Maintain industry knowledge related to OSHA, ICRA (Infection Control related), and ISLM (Ingress/Egress Safety).


What You Need to Be Successful:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, or a related field, or ten (10) years equivalent experience in construction is required.
  • Five (5) years experience as a team lead managing construction personnel is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of architectural design concepts, general engineering concepts and construction is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to operate and use a personal computer to enhance daily job requirements.
  • Ability to work effectively in a demanding work environment is required. Experience in a healthcare environment is preferred.
  • Ability to regularly maneuver/ambulate successfully in all work areas, crawl spaces, manholes and on roofs, and ability to climb ladders and scaffolding to monitor and inspect work in order to identify problems and propose solutions.
  • Highly effective communication skills, both written and verbal, are necessary for effective communication with architects, engineers, UMMS staff and contractors. These skills are also required to provide accurate project documentation.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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