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Project Engineer (2476)

Company: Southland Industries
Location: Chandler
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:


At Southland we aspire to build a workforce that's as diverse as the people who occupy the buildings we design, build and maintain. Building talent by design, is our intentional approach to creating a truly safe, collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters growth, empowers professional achievement and where people are treated with respect at all levels.

If you're someone with a true passion for our industry, a life-long learner, with high accountability and a drive for results we're looking for you! At Southland, we hire problem solvers that are focused on providing customer value through continuous improvement and will take ownership to create the best experiences that will have an impact wider than their own job. We thrive on creating a strong company and culture where you'll feel engaged, challenged and valued.

If you're ready for the next big step in your career and want a career full of fun and excitement and to be a part of a fast-paced growing company, then JOIN our team and become a part of an organization that values PEOPLE, SAFETY, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION, INTEGRITY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUSTAINABILITY.


Are you looking for an opportunity to jump start your career path in project management? If so, Southland Industries' Project Engineer position is for you! In this role, you will work on exciting, multi-million dollar commercial MEP projects as you develop your skills in estimating, scheduling and project management within the design-build construction process.

What you'll do:

This is the entry point for a career in project management. Primary responsibility is to assist a project manager or managers to successfully coordinate a project using the necessary engineering, labor, equipment, materials, tools, and subcontracted services. This position requires the development of skills in estimating, scheduling and design to better understand the coordination of the design-build construction process.

  • Support field labor
  • Labor feedback
  • Equipment & Subcontractor procurement
  • Document Control
  • Design, Trade & Subcontractor coordination
  • Assist in budget analysis, cost and margin projections, estimate project changes & impacts, etc.
  • Assist in the development of project schedules.
    What you'll need to be successful:

    • Basic skills that will include inquiring, reviewing and printing job cost reports, labor feedback entry and purchase order entry.
    • Basic knowledge of HVAC design to include types of equipment utilized in the industry as well as general understanding of system operations (i.e. variable air, constant volume, refrigeration cycle.)
    • Ability to read mechanical and plumbing drawings and identify work installed to track labor feedback accurately.
    • Ability to prepare equipment delivery log and track status of these orders.
    • Competent with general business writing and public speaking.
    • Has competency in basic computer skills to include Microsoft Office products.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors and suppliers to procure, manage and update the submittal process.
    • Ability to communicate with field foremen to write and track RFI's both internally with our design department and externally with the architect or other designers
    • Ability to read and interpret technical documentation including CAD drawings, Blueprints, Submittals, etc.
      What you bring to the table:

      • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Construction Management, 1-3 years experience in related field.
      • Experience working with a mechanical contractor and supporting project work or as a design engineer who wants to get into operations
      • You should have some experience and knowledge of HVAC systems and design
      • If you have Design Build experience, that's a plus!
        YOU Matter


        As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

        • 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match(no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
        • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
        • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance - 100% Paid for Employee
        • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
        • Disability Income Protection Insurance
        • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
        • Paid Parental Leave Benefits
        • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave
        • Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses
          For more information on Southland Industries, please visit our web site: Southland Careers or on Facebook or LinkedIN or Twitter

          To hear what our employees are saying about working at Southland Industries, check out our Career Video - Working at Southland

          Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

          **All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug test, background check and professional reference checks. **

          **We are not able to offer sponsorship of employment at this time**

          If you don't feel this position is match for you, we encourage you to share it with others. Feel free to share throughout your social networks and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram to keep up to date on what we're doing as a company. Associated topics: ansys, autocad, brakes, cae, bsme, machine, rotordynamic, thermal, vehicle, vibration

Keywords: Southland Industries, Chandler , Project Engineer (2476), Other , Chandler, Arizona

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