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Project Engineer - Industrial Construction

BMWC Constructors, Inc.
Portland, Oregon 97205
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    Full Time

Project Engineer - Industrial Construction – Portland, Oregon

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What We Do

BMWC tackles the world’s toughest and most daunting industrial construction challenges. Our work encompasses an array of industrial sectors, including aerospace, chemical, electric power, food and beverage, oil and gas, pharmaceutical and biotechnology and semiconductor. For more than 67 years we’ve been committed to creating “Customers for Life” through our passion for our core values of integrity, continuous improvement, innovation, and economic value.

Who We Are

As one of the premier specialty construction companies in the country, our employees enjoy a focus on growth and development, work/life balance and one of the best safety records in the industry. We are 100% management-owned, which makes the development and advancement of our employees paramount to our success. BMWC attracts the brightest and most ambitious professionals because our business model is based on the evolving success and reward of individual champions. Will you be the next BMWC champion?

We’re Looking For

BMWC is seeking an individual that is responsible for BMWC’s field operations and systems to contribute toward the delivery of large-scale industrial construction projects. Responsible for possessing expert experience within the industry and the company’s personnel, methods, programs, and policies. May be given the opportunity to function as an entry level Project Manager on select projects.

What you’ll Experience

As a Project Engineer you will:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the following functions within the Project Controls department
  • Utilization of cost code types/phrase
  • Development of booking sheets, including selection of cost codes
  • Accurately input and update labor plans
  • Develop and maintain fundamental project schedule utilizing Primavera P6
  • Assist project team with cost forecasting
  • Strong experience in forecasting project outcomes
  • Able to troubleshoot systems issues
  • Able to develop basic change orders for review
  • Demonstrate a solid competence in the following functions of the Estimating department
  • Perform piping quantity takeoff
  • Develop material lists based on current engineering specifications
  • Assist project team with development of proposals
  • Write clarifications
  • Strong understanding of estimating units such as MCA or Hang and Tack
  • Strong understanding of material rate structures for estimating
  • Solid understanding of labor rate development and definition of costs
  • Perform, at an expert level, the following functions within the Project Services department
  • Assist in field purchases and maintain and communicate daily logs to offices
  • Requisition rental equipment, small tools and consumables from company Equipment Department
  • Requisition Third Party Rentals via the Purchasing Department and maintain onsite rental equipment logs
  • Interpret the commercial terms and conditions for projects
  • Understand and explain craft labor agreements
  • Understand and describe various contract strategies and types
  • Conduct and participate in Construction Operations Meetings
  • Proficient in performing accounting system functions including
  • Prepare daily and weekly field time sheets accurately
  • Solid understanding and able to explain craft pay rates and overtime rules
  • Mentor new foremen in BMW payroll procedures
  • Understand cash flow and participate in invoice preparation and collection of accounts receivable
  • Demonstrate the company value of “Customers for Life”
  • Actively participate in customer entertainment outside of the normal workday and continue building strong customer relationships
  • Understand the various customer relationships that BMWC maintains, as well as any important differences between them
  • Attend Risk Management training to keep up to date with risks that the company will accept on projects
  • Understand and be able to communicate limitations of authority in taking on risk for the company
  • Participate and be an advocate in the company’s safety value “We dedicate ourselves to Zero Injury Performance”
  • Proficiently perform effective safety audits weekly
  • Be an expert with unsafe behaviors in the field as well as how to prevent and stop these behaviors
  • Participate in company Safety Incentive programs and in daily safety planning activities
  • Participate in Quality Action Teams and actively seek areas where we can improve day to day operations and procedures
  • Exhibit a solid understanding of the company Marketing Plan and assist in pursuit of projects that are in line with the Marketing Plan
  • Attend training courses that will increase your knowledge and add value to your development
  • Serve as an active member on internal committees and task forces
  • Communicate, through the appropriate channels, any observations of noncompliance with the Guiding Principles and Core Values of the company or other violations of policy or illegal actions
  • Other specific job responsibilities and projects will be assigned and directed by leadership

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Engineering, Management or a related field is required
  • Commitment to continuing education to ensure that skillsets match project needs is critical
  • We will train an entry level graduate and/or hire an experienced industrial construction project engineer


Posted: 2023-03-11 Expires: 2023-04-10

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Project Engineer - Industrial Construction

BMWC Constructors, Inc.
Portland, Oregon 97205

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