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Senior Project Engineer - Plumbing

at HILL GROUP

Posted: 12/21/2019
Job Reference #: 149

Job Description

Location:
Franklin Park

The Senior Project Engineer - Plumbing (“SPE-PL”) position within the Hill Mechanical Corporation division of The Hill Group is responsible for overseeing all Plumbing aspects of the construction on a project from start to finish and is responsible for a safe and on-time completion that is within or under budget. The SPE-PL is responsible for providing a customer driven focus while selling and supporting The Hill Group (“Hill”) services.

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Regarding Construction, Engineering and Project Management the PM-PL is responsible for:

  • Act on behalf of Hill as the primary contact with Customer, Owner, and/or Owners Representatives or governing authorities
  • Understanding of all construction drawings and construction flow on the jobsite
  • Run construction project, run/attend construction meetings and internal meetings to include:
    • Completing and forwarding estimates, and understanding the take-off techniques
    • Coordinating a preconstruction planning schedule by identifying critical activities, special Quality Management requirements, prefabrication, material handling and hoisting
    • Supervising and approving final construction drawings, developing and/or approving design details;
    • Develop, plan and implement MBE/WBE/DBE participation
    • Develop, plan, implement and monitor employment or residency requirements
  • Set-up onsite facilities and communications; hire and directly manage various consultants, approval of Foreman and all Subcontractors if necessary
  • Assist and supervise Foreman
  • Responsible for all project communication including RFI’s, Change Orders and Submittals
  • Negotiate vendor costs and approve all invoices required per specific projects; purchase materials and/or equipment as needed
  • Supervise start-up, test & balance, and commissioning of all systems
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe working environment compliant with OSHA regulations
  • Close out projects by completing Punchlists, Approve “As-Built” Drawings, preparing Operating and Maintenance Manuals inclusive of any additional parts required, training Operating Engineers, providing Client with appropriate training and Letter of Warranty, and confirming final payment
  • Responsible for final resolution of conflicts
  • All other duties as assigned

Regarding Sales and Business Development the SPE-PL is responsible for:

  • Maintain a professional, ethical, and positive disposition as representative of the company
  • Provide exceptional knowledge and outstanding customer service to develop lifetime customers inlocal Chicago-land market
  • Responsible for the development and presentation of project proposals and bids
  • Maintain and support Hill’s existing customer base
  • Attend client meetings, networking events, conferences to integrate sales efforts with other organized marketing activities
  • Call and follow-up with the client after every job and ensure client satisfaction
  • Generate and secure new business-to-business sales revenue by warm-calling potential clients within targeted areas; solicit referrals from Hill’s current client base

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, or Building Construction Management preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience; fifteen years preferred
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint); experience in PENTA a plus

Other Qualifications:

  • Requires the ability and the willingness to estimate at times, estimate Change Orders and manage younger Engineers
  • Must have the ability to mentor and teach others.
  • Must have strong engineering and problem solving skills; Demonstrated mechanical engineering aptitude, thorough knowledge of plumbing systems and design with a knowledge base in HVAC
  • Demonstrated ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex technical problems in complex technical environments
  • Demonstrated confidence and expertise in dealing with all levels of client contact
  • Business Intelligence and/or Analytics experience a plus
  • Requires an ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure and adjust to changing situations
  • Requires great attention to detail, accuracy, an ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; maintain a professional attitude with strong customer service skills
  • Must be dependable, organized and self-motivated with excellent time management and coordination skills; possess personal motivation and a positive work ethic with high integrity