Fall 2022 Project Engineer Co-op- Norcross, GA

SteelFab, Inc. (Alabama)

Job Summary:

As a Project Engineer Co-op at SteelFab, you will be introduced to several different aspects of the construction industry while working alongside our Project Management and Estimating teams on various projects. Candidates are expected to complete 3 rotations as a Project Engineer Co-op, beginning Fall 2022. You will build on your experiences and skills throughout the co-op rotations by taking on relevant responsibilities, including, but not limited to:

First Rotation: Estimating

  • Working with the Estimating department to solicit subcontractor pricing on new estimates
  • Performing scope reviews of subcontractor bids and ensure conformance with the project requirements
  • Performing material and labor take-offs using company software
  • Preparing pricing recaps for review by Senior Estimator and VP of Preconstruction
  • Following up with Customers on bids that have been submitted
  • Issue requests for information (RFI’s) to clients
  • Jobsite visits to current, local projects
  • Fabrication shop visit to gain an understanding of the complexity and real-life size of drawings

Second Rotation: Project Management

  • Maintain shipping and project schedules
  • Writing purchase orders and subcontracts to vendors
  • Preparing and issuing change order request pricing
  • Reviewing design drawing revisions for scope changes
  • Jobsite visits where you will establish relationships with clients and vendors
  • Construction drawing/modeling coordination and submittal review
  • Work with onsite subcontractors to identify and resolve field issues
  • Material procurement and production tracking
  • Perform other duties as requested by management

Third Rotation: Estimating or Project Management

Work area will be determined based on the Co-ops performance/preference. The business needs of SteelFab at this time will be taken into consideration

We are looking for Project Engineer Co-op candidates who can help build on the growth and success of SteelFab. This candidate must exhibit values and attributes consistent with other employees, including:

  • Energetic and enthusiastic approach to problem solving and customer satisfaction
  • Ability to multitask
  • Willingness and eagerness to learn
  • Aptitude to read and comprehend construction documents
  • Willingness to put team success over individual success
  • Seek to be fair and do the right thing (apply the golden rule consistently)
  • Reliability and dependability
  • Display excitement for the work and ambitious goal we have with our partners

Career Progression:

  1. Project Engineer Co-op
  2. Project Engineer
  3. Assistant Project Manager or Estimator
  4. Project Manager (if previously Assistant Project Manager)
  5. Senior Project Manager or Senior Estimator

Qualifications and Requirements

Minimum Education Level: College Sophomore

Major: Engineering, Construction Management, or related fields

Required: High level competency in Bluebeam, PDF’s, Microsoft Project, Excel and Word, common computer skills. Valid driver’s license

Preferred:  Some experience in the construction or engineering industry through work, internships or part-time employment