Burns & McDonnell Staff Project Engineer - Life Sciences (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois
The Staff Project Engineer will provide high-level direction to all engineering design efforts for Design-only and/or Design-Build/EPC projects. Design-only projects will encompass engineering design work for traditional design-bid-build projects. Design-Build/EPC projects will encompass all design, procurement and construction management activities.
Direct discipline and overall engineering design efforts for Design-only and/or EPC projects.
Develop discipline man-hour budgets and work breakdown structure (WBS) codes.
Draft overall engineering man-hour budgets.
Perform independent quality and completeness reviews of engineering deliverables.
Coordinate schedule, budget and progress measurement functions with project controls teams.
Coordinate discipline design change notifications and draft client change orders.
Direct field engineering services from home office and/or field locations.
Prepare project cost estimates.
Prepare subcontract plan and subcontractor bid and award packages.
Prepare turnover and start-up plans.
Responsible for the implementation and use of in-house and client design and construction specifications.
Maintain project action item lists and design RFI l.
Perform internal and client design reviews.
Direct internal progress, status and review meetings: publish meeting minutes.
Prepare monthly client status reports.
Monitor discipline progress with vendor submittals
Direct vendor expediting efforts.
Develop vendor quality oversight plans.
Direct procurement process (equipment, piping, instruments, etc.)
Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.
All other duties as assigned.
A minimum of 3 years of detailed engineering design experience for design-only and/or EPC projects.
BS in Engineering from an ABET accredited university is required.
Certified Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred.
Experience in facility-focused projects, including manufacturing, life sciences, research & development, support facilities (office, central plant, etc.), and government preferred.
Strong facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.
Highly effective communicator with clear and concise writing and presentation skills.
High level of attention to detail.
Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
Ability to develop and manage work plans, schedules and budgets and provide leadership to a diverse project team a plus.
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Req ID: 221731