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Commercial Construction Project Engineer

Construction – Grants Pass, Oregon
Department Construction
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level


POSITION TITLE: Project Engineer
DEPARTMENT: Construction
REPORTING TO: Project Manager - Project Tasks and Accountability for Performance.
LOCATION:        Grants Pass or Eugene


Ausland Group is a dynamic, growing design-build construction and consulting company looking for ambitious people to help lead our team to bring world-class development locally scaled to our communities. With offices in Eugene, Ashland and headquarters in Grants Pass and roots in the industry dating back to 1947, we employ skilled tradespeople, excellent PMs and superintendents. We also have talented civil and structural engineers, architectural designers and other professionals. We work in both the public and private sectors, for buildings, structures, urban places, and civil infrastructure. We have been involved in exciting projects such as: AllCare Health Headquarters (Grants Pass), Southern Oregon University – Expansion for the Performing Arts & new Headquarters for Jefferson Public Radio, and Venue 252 Event Center in Eugene and Knight Library – University of Oregon Campus. Ausland Group thrives on a strong culture that celebrates technical proficiency, fosters client advocacy and serves the community.

This is a salaried, full time position with benefits.

It is the responsibility of the Project Engineer to support the Project Manager and field staff in technical tasks associated with projects.  It is also the Project Engineer’s responsibility to serve as an AUSLAND representative. In the performance of this function, it is the Project Engineers’ responsibility to protect and promote AUSLAND’S interests in all matters and to do whatever is reasonably necessary to execute the duties and responsibilities assigned which include, but are not limited to, the following.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist project setup (administrative tasks, preconstruction meetings, etc.)
Study, understand, and administer documentation changes to construction documents.
Study, understand, and administer material, product, and equipment information, performance standards, and  technical requirements to facilitate construction.
Create and maintain CPM project schedules.
Assist in the preparation and administration of QA/QC requirements, including submittals and shop drawings.
Produce information required for field crews (production) to work efficiently and set benchmarks for success.
Interpret construction documents and resolve ambiguities or missing information (i.e.: RFI) so projects are free of   impedance and remain highly productive.  Research and recommend resolutions to problems, conflicts,   interference, and errors in construction documents or other information.
Prepare drawings and sketches to facilitate trade coordination, resolve conflicts, and ensure highly productive   progression of field crew work.
Assist with procurement, administration, contracting, expediting, and delivery/acceptance of materials orders.
Assist with procurement, administration, and contracting of specialty contractors. 
Be responsible for all aspects of project information and electronic data required. 
Create meeting agendas and minutes as required by PM. Attend meetings and keep minutes. 
Perform take-off and light estimating tasks assigned by PM.
Prepare change orders.
Lead project closeout tasks assigned (i.e. punch list, operation & maintenance manuals, warranty compliment, final contract billing/payment applications).
Assist PM with various project controls as necessary.

Certificates & Licenses:
Valid driver’s license and reasonable driving record
CPR/AED certificate (within six months of hire)
First Aid (within six months of hire)
30-hour OSHA training (within six months of hire)
LEED AP or LEED training (encouraged but not mandatory)
BIM training is encouraged (encouraged but not mandatory)

Any combination of the following ideal education and experience deemed equivalent may be considered:
BS degree in construction management or civil engineering from an ACCE or ABET accredited institution, and
At least two years commercial construction experience (internship or full-time employment). 

Thrive in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging, team environment.
Proficiency with typical industry software, such as:
Procore PM Software
Primavera Scheduling Software
Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to type/key a minimum of thirty (30) words per minute.
Proficiency in business English.

Ability to lift and move up to 45 lbs.
Sitting (or driving) in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), i.e.: using a  keyboard.
Communication using the spoken word.
Ability to see within normal parameters.
Ability to hear within normal range.
Ability to move about a construction site including, but not limited to: climbing ladders and scaffold, and walk over uneven terrain.

Opportunity to work in a professional, growing construction company with our unique world class design build collaboration. Benefits include competitive salary, bonus potential, Health benefits (medical, dental, vision), life and ADD insurance, FSA-Health Savings Plan, PTO-Paid Time Off, Health club membership, 401k retirement plan plus employer matching, employee training, and company social events. Be part of Ausland’s Culture Engagers, (ACE) where we inspire teamwork, collaborations and being a World Class Employer. The Ausland Group celebrates and values each of its employees.

To bring world class development, locally scaled for our community.

Demonstrates, through behavior, Ausland’s values of Integration, Innovation, Resourcefulness and Tenacity.

Ausland is an equal opportunity employer. We revel diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We eagerly await your cover letter and resume.


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