The Weitz Company of today descends from a small carpentry shop founded in Des Moines, Iowa in 1855. Its client-focused culture offers expertise in private and public projects, as well as specialized sectors such as alternative energy and military construction. The Company's clients and partners receive value through sustainable design and construction, Integrated Project Delivery, lean construction and Virtual Design and Construction. Weitz is employee owned and ranks as one of the top 50 largest general building contractors in the United States.
The Weitz Company is looking for an experienced Project Engineer to be located out of our Lenexa, KS office.
The Project Engineer assists the Assistant Project Manager or Project Manager and Project Superintendent in project planning, buyout, project management and close-out for one or more assigned projects. The Project Engineer actively gathers information on the status of his/her projects and keeps the Assistant Project Manager or Project Manager informed of issues that could affect schedule and budget. This position also assists in maintaining a focus on safety throughout project duration. The Project Engineer typically reports to the Project Manager or other assigned supervisor and may manage Project Engineers and Project Coordinators assigned to the project.
Communication, project management, judgment, initiative, time management, knowledge of Microsoft Office products, project organization, attention to detail, flexibility, and problem solving are necessary skills for this position.
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each previously stated duty satisfactorily. Therequirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary to succeed as a Project Engineer :
Education: A high school diploma is required. Industry related college degree is preferred.
Experience: Construction experience is preferred, but not required. One to two years in a fast paced business environment would be helpful.
For more information and to apply please visit our careers page at www.weitz.com . When applying please send specific project experience and detailed information on how you meet the stated requirements.
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