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Aerotek Construction Project Engineer - 2 Openings, Urgently Seeking! in Ankeny, Iowa

2 openings, one for a Commercial Project Engineer and one for an Industrial Project Engineer. The Construction Project Engineer supports the

construction team of Preconstruction Manager, Project Manager, Superintendent, and Design Engineers. They will organize the construction project from start to finish. This role works closely with vendors and subcontractors to make sure the construction project proceeds safely, accurately, smoothly while on time and budget.


  • Inspect all work to assure compliance with plans and specifications.

  • Participate in jobsite safety including safety meetings, walks, and other related tasks like ongoing training.

  • Monitor and track project quality control metrics and activities on a regular basis, provide timely and accurate quality reports, and raise issues to management team.

  • Arrange all preliminary, ongoing, and final construction schedules along with pre-construction meetings with internal team, architect, engineer, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, and field staff.

  • Maintain Project Directory including architects, engineers, consultants, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers and internal team members and assist in building and keeping their relationship.

  • Build positive relationships and identify areas of project risks and advise Project Manager and Superintendent while investigating solutions.

  • Act as the project liaison between all Office/Field Engineers personnel to ensure continuity of work.

  • Prepare, review, expedite, and monitor logs for tracking submittals, RFI’s, contract documents, change orders, subcontractor, vendors and suppliers applications for payment.

  • Initiate, lead, document, and share project communications including meeting notes, agendas, and drawing markups.

  • Assist with estimating labor and materials and follow through with team through completion.

  • Plan, monitor, and supervise on/off-site construction management activities for a project.

  • Coordinate with Office/Field Engineers regarding progress photos and documents needed to support construction progress meetings and reports.

  • Report construction progress, cost and schedule status, with team through weekly meetings.

  • Assess construction drawings and ensure compliance with design intent while monitoring all phases of construction and performing quality control.

  • Build and maintain an organized project file system including contract documents, drawings and specifications, meeting minutes, bids, pricing, requests for information, change orders, and any other important project documentation.

  • Review engineered drawings to ensure that all specifications and regulations are being followed.

  • Prepare preliminary and final construction schedule, schedule pre-construction meetings with owner, architect, engineers, subcontractors, field staff, and conduct job-site visits.

  • Solicit and review material, equipment, subcontractor and vendor bids.

  • Integrate new technology or environmentally friendly practices into existing processes.

  • Manage requests for information, submittal review and distribution, quality control documentation, and close out documentation management processes.

  • Expedite job close-out procedures including development of as-built drawings, operation manuals, warranties, guarantees, service visits, punch list, sales tax reports, retainage releases, final acceptance, and final payment.

  • Provide basic support for all other departments as needed, along with other assigned duties.


RFI's, change order, construction, document control, project engineering, Microsoft office, close outs, preconstruction

Top Skills Details:




Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related science field such as Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering and Construction Management.

  • 3+ years of experience.

  • Certification or completion in Professional Engineer License (P.Eng), Certified Professional Engineer (PE), Fundamentals of Engineering (FE), Engineer in Training (EIT), Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE), and/or Lean Qualifications or willing to obtain.

  • Working knowledge of basic computer programs in a Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Microsoft Office), Outlook, and on-line collaboration tools. Proficient in Autodesk/Plant Design Suite products like and Revit and AutoCAD is desired, with knowledge Inventor, Navisworks, BlueBeam Revu etc., beneficial.

  • Travel is required depending if located in the office or the field. Working from the office requires: 33% Travel. Working from the field requires: 80% travel.

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.