Energy and Sustainability Policy
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Project Engineer- Solar

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Wanzek

Location:  U.S.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible for directing, planning and managing construction project(s) to be completed ahead of schedule, within budget and in compliance with Company safety and procedural policies.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Promote and comply with all Company safety policies and procedures
• Develop Construction Documents
• Finalize design with Owner
• Contract professional services; schedule and coordinate
• Identify and coordinate the submittals of all documents
• Review construction documents and prepare bid list to ensure all work items are accounted for and manage the bid process
• Coordinate team for takeoff and bid assembly assignments
• Attend pre-construction and job meetings
• Identify key trades for concentration and notify selected subcontractors of bid dates
• Initiate and coordinate the issuance of construction documents for purposes of bidding
• Follow up to ensure quotes are obtained for all trades
• Purchase all material components
• Review all bids for their entirety and compliance with contract construction documents
• Negotiate and award contracts to respective subcontractors
• Review construction documents to ensure compliance with Owner’s contract
• Initiate, review and obtain Owner’s approval on construction documents
• Quote all change order and Owner’s request for extras
• Identify, research and resolve all contract disputes with the Owner
• Maintain prime contract with the Owner
• Establish monthly billing procedure with the Owner
• Review the submittal and approval process of the monthly application with the Owner
• Establish and manage a construction and engineering schedule to include: construction documents; permits, submittals and approvals; construction activity
• Establish “Job Timing” with all subcontractors at the time of contract award
• Obtain shop drawings from all subs; complete review and approval
• Establish delivery dates for all equipment and materials in accordance with the schedule
• Establish laborer needs and confer with Human Resources
• Confer with Director of EH & S on any jobsite safety issues
• Manage and resolve or assist superintendents in resolving all conflicts such as failure of subcontractors to perform failure of materials to arrive contract disputes and trade conflicts
• Interface with field superintendents to maintain an open line of communication and reporting monitor job progress, schedules and subcontractor performance and coordinate the operation of the field through management of field personnel
• Code and approve invoices and timecards
• Compile all necessary information to create an operations and maintenance manual/file which will include subcontractor list with contacts and phone numbers and warranties and operation instructions for all components within the budget
• Review with all the various local agencies to determine final acceptance, which will include release of all bond monies and final Certificate of Occupancy
• Obtain final payment
• Review the project and determine acceptability of completed work on an on-going basis
• Inspect the work and establish the final punch list
• Establish and maintain job cost control, which will be reported monthly
• Maintain extra work authorization log, identifying items and their resolutions
• Review general conditions cost on a monthly basis
• Review subcontractor’s application for payment based on percent complete and approve or adjust
• Approve material and subcontract invoices for payment
• Issue change orders to subcontractors
• Initiate and execute all monthly progress payments to the Owner
• Establish and maintain all warranties and guarantees
• Manage and supervise your team’s Superintendents by giving ongoing performance feedback and conducting annual performance appraisals in a timely manner
• Attend trade shows and conferences on management and construction topics as presented
• Visit jobsites on an ongoing basis as needed
• Some Travel Required
• Four to six subordinate supervisors (Level 1-3 Superintendents, Foremen) who in turn supervise a total of 10 to 50 employees

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