A PENTA Project Engineer is primarily responsible for coordinating, filing, tracking, logging, reviewing, and communicating information and documentation on a project. The Project Engineer will also provide both technical and administrative assistance to the Project Manager and Superintendent as required; reporting directly to the Project Superintendent for all field related activities and to the Project Manager for all other activities. In certain situations where responsibilities overlap, the Project Engineer may report to both the Project Manager and the Project Superintendent. Specific job responsibilities and skills include, but are not limited to:
Thoroughly review the project specifications and create a schedule of all required samples, shop drawings, test reports, and other submittal requirements. Organize the schedule according to PENTA standard operating procedures and communicate with the subcontractors to determine quantity of submittal packages, due dates, etc.
Coordinate with the Project Manager and Superintendent to identify critical long-lead items and develop the project procurement schedule
Collaborate with the Project Manager and Superintendent to create the Master Project Schedule
Link project subcontractor records to the Prolog Manager project database in order to print and distribute a complete subcontractor phone list
Setup an engineering document file system according to PENTA standard procedures
Assist the Project Manager in developing the project budget and cost codes. Develop a thorough understanding of project cost codes, especially for self perform work
Assist the Project Manager with subcontractor buyout, including quantity take-offs, and developing bid scopes
Track, status, and obtain permits to ensure no disruption in the construction schedule
Assist Superintendent and Safety Director with the creation of a project specific safety plan
Assist the Project Manager with job-site mobilization including coordinating the installation of utilities, office furniture, equipment, and computers. Coordinate with PENTA IT department to ensure that the network, servers, and workstations are ordered and installed as needed
Develop a thorough understanding of project plans and documents, assist the Project Manager with the plan review
Assist Superintendent with MEP and Finishes coordination, Floor Wall and Ceiling Coordination, etc.
Coordinate with the Project Safety Manager Project Superintendent to promote job-site safety
Conduct, record, and file weekly safety inspections
Maintain familiarity with all relevant OSHA regulations and assist with maintaining an excellent relationship with OSHA
Assist in subcontractor safety monitoring
Collaborate with the Project Manager and Superintendent to maintain the Master Project Schedule
Assume responsibility for maintaining a current procurement schedule. Collaborate with the Project Manager and Superintendent to guarantee that the procurement schedule is up to date and accurate at all times
Organize, manage, and track the entire submittal/shop drawing review process to ensure that all requiredsubmittals will be reviewed and approved in a timely matter and will not disrupt the construction schedule. Specific responsibilities include:
Tracking receipt of submittals from subcontractors to ensure timely submission to Architect for review
Work with Assistant Superintendent to review subcontractor submittals for accuracy and completeness prior to submitting to the Architect
Forward submittals to the Architect for review and approval, coordinate with the Architect to promote timely approval of critical submittals
Track receipt of submittals from the Architect and forward the reviewed submittal to the appropriate subcontractor
Maintain a current and accurate submittal log and file system according to PENTA submittal tracking procedures
Work with the field supervision team and the Project Manager to create clear and concise Requests for Information that will be understood and answered by the Project Design Team, with minimal effort, the first time. Whenever possible recommend a suggested response to the RFI
Maintain a current and accurate RFI log and file according to PENTA RFI procedures. Spearhead the process of expediting solutions.
Maintain a thorough understanding of field operations at all times
Ensure that all field installations are in accordance with the plans and specifications
Verify material placement, including the layout of embeds, roof openings, floor openings, stairway clearances, elevator hoist way clearances, etc.
Collaborate with the Project Superintendent on MEP ceiling and wall coordination meetings. Develop ceiling and wall coordination plans for field use to ensure that the layout for lights, registers, sprinkler heads, etc. is aesthetically pleasing
Collaborate with the Superintendent on Mechanical and Electrical room layout and coordination
Collaborate with the Project Manager to identify and execute mock-up requirements, per contract documents
Assist the field supervision team with inventory and equipment rental tracking
Conduct form-work inspections and maintain a pre-pour checklist
Maintain a current and accurate concrete log and concrete ticket file according to PENTA standard procedures
Data enter concrete unit tracking quantities in Timberline database
Continually obtain and track required permits to ensure no disruption in the project schedule
Log, track, and clear NCRs and NOVs in a timely manner. Maintain a status log, according to PENTA standard procedures, to be reviewed at weekly staff meetings
Schedule inspections for PENTA self perform work and maintain a detailed inspection log according to PENTA standard procedures
Monitor subcontractor inspections
Create and maintain a file of job-site progress photos of overall construction work in place
Assist the Project Manager with change order coordination. Specific tasks include:
Review drawings for potential changes
Verify that change information is accurately communicated to the field in a timely manner
Work with the Project Manager and Superintendent to identify potential changes in the field
Assume responsibility for coordinating and tracking the distribution and storage of all project engineering documents, including: drawing sets, specifications, sketches,ASIs, permits, etc. Specific tasks include:
Receive, log, and file all drawing and specification revisions
Timely distribution of drawing revisions to affected subcontractors and PENTA employees (w/ transmittals)
Maintain a Permit Set of drawings
Maintain complete Permit files
Create, distribute, and file accurate meeting minutes for all project management meetings, including: Owner, Architect, Contractor meetings, Subcontractor meetings, PENTA team meetings, etc.
Document and disperse information resulting from verbal communications in the field. Follow up any required changes with a confirming RFI.
Assist the Superintendent with subcontractor coordination. Including the coordination drawing process, subcontractor coordination meetings, etc.
Assist the Project Manager and Superintendent with the review of T&M tickets
Monitor owner FF&E process for affect on the PENTA schedule
Track and clear all “Notices of Violation” from the building and/or fire department prior to TCO
Track and clear NCRs from the structural inspection agency and ensure that SQAA report is completed and submitted prior to TCO
Collaborate with the Superintendent and Project Manager to develop a “Road Map to Completion” for all work elements. Including:
Report submittals to Building Department
Report submittals to Fire Department
Full System Testing
Work with Superintendent to coordinate Fire/Life Safety testing
Assist Superintendent to complete the punch list process
Obtain all contractually required warranties from subcontractors and vendors
Closeout all permits
Complete and file As-built drawing set
Assume responsibility for Attic stock and O&M manual turnover to the owner
Assist Project Manager and Superintendent with tracking, statusing, scheduling, and coordinating all owner turnovers (TCO, CofO, Finals)
Archive all project documents according to PENTA document storage procedures
* Job responsibilities on a project staffed with more than one Project Engineer may be distributed among the multiple engineers. Each Project Engineer, however, is responsible for performing office and field duties in order to gain complete, well rounded project experience.
* Certain responsibilities may span multiple project phases. In such cases, the Project Engineer is responsible for those activities throughout all relevant phases of the project.
Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship
OSHA 30 Hour Certification
At least 2 years of experience or 2 solid years of internships in Construction
Internal Number: 2018-1102
About The PENTA Building Group
The PENTA Building Group is a nationally recognized general contractor with offices in Las Vegas, Reno, Phoenix, Los Angeles, and Palm Desert. As a general contractor, construction manager and concrete subcontractor, the company partners with every member of the development, design, and construction team to build a variety of projects ranging in size and scope. The success and experience of PENTA spans a wide variety of market segments including hospitality/entertainment, gaming, education, health-care, Native American, retail/tenant improvements, commercial, industrial, public works, mining, and parking structures. PENTA is ranked annually among the top 400 national general contracting firms by Engineering News Record and is the recipient of countless project awards.