Project Engineer
The Vertex Companies, LLC. - Fort Lauderdale, FL

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VERTEX is looking for a talented, entrepreneurial professional who welcomes challenge. The candidate will enjoy the challenge of working on multiple projects and working with junior and senior staff, as well as gaining valuable, real-world experience. More specific details are described below.

Specific Job Title: Project Engineer

Specific Description:

Core Responsibilities
  • Assist with file setup and filing
  • Ensuring that assignments are executed with technical proficiency, accuracy, and professionalism.
  • Effective management of select assignments within the region; meeting budget and delivery timeframes; ensuring client satisfaction.
  • Use and maintain technology
  • Assist with monthly billing and receivables
  • Assist in preparation of technical reports with photos and graphics and claim synopses
  • Inspect properties and buildings
  • Review and understand construction plans.
  • Review and interpret building code
  • Assist with repair estimating including the use of electronic takeoff software
  • Make employee safety a priority both in-house and on-site, in accordance with corporate policy
  • Represent VERTEX to clients in a professional manner
Position Requirements
  • Some travel and/or field work (valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required)
  • Able to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with co-workers, clients and subcontractors
  • Able to work with minimal oversight, but take direction effectively from managers
  • Able to meet deadlines, both internally and externally driven
  • Other project duties as assigned by senior staff

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Sciences, Architecture or Construction Management preferred
  • Work in a consultant setting. Track your time and monitor activities against a budget.
  • Interpreting plan sets, estimating and take-offs, and as-builts.
Knowledge & Skills
  • Must be able to perform complex tasks and handle multiple priorities, and have the ability to perform exceptionally under high stress conditions
  • Proficient in computer operations and standard software packages (word processing, spreadsheets, Adobe)
  • Proficiency or working knowledge of CAD a plus
  • Effective communicator, verbal and written
  • Efficient, well-organized and positive attitude when approached with challenges and realities of construction management and consulting.
  • Estimating skills are a plus
  • OSHA-10 or -30 certification preferred
  • Walk job sites during inspections, sometimes on uneven terrain
  • Carry construction tools and equipment (up to 30 pounds) onto job sites with regularity

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