Construction Project Engineer

Location: Pontiac, Michigan
Date Posted: 11-02-2017
George Auch Construction, located in Pontiac, MI, is home to some of Michigan’s most innovative Planners and Construction Managers. Voted one of the Top Work Places for the last 4 years by the Detroit Free Press, Auch Construction considers its employees its most valuable asset.  The Company is looking to hire a Project Engineer to join its growing team!
The Position
The Project Engineer role offers a solid mixture of office and field work, providing the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the business and financial side of construction, in addition to field experience working on projects coming out of the ground all the way through the hand over to the project owner. The Project Engineer is responsible for supporting the team in all aspects of the construction project, including its planning, bidding, construction, and closeout. 
The Project Engineer will work closely with the Project Manager and the Superintendents in preparing project schedules, logistic plans, work scopes, and management of the project document control process utilizing Auch's web-based project management system. The Project Engineer is also responsible for reviewing drawings and specifications to develop the project’s submittal log and material status report, reviewing submittals and managing the process, and expediting materials to the job.
The Project Engineer's professional development is a high-level priority of Auch and will be supported by increasing levels of responsibility, mentoring, periodic reviews, and continuing education opportunities, all within a corporate framework that values employee input and satisfaction. The growth potential includes development into the Project Manager, or alternate roles such as Preconstruction, Estimating, and/or business management.
Auch is a management-owned company with ownership actively involved in the day to day activities of the company.

 Targeted Experience, Skills and Abilities 
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as Project Engineer or equivalent role is preferred
    • Experience working for construction manager or general contractor is preferred but experience with a trade contractor or project owner will absolutely be considered
  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management preferred
    •  Equivalent combination of education/work experience will be considered
  • Desire to learn and grown within the field
  • Passion and energy for construction
Compensation & Benefits
The position is full-time, permanent, and offers a highly competitive compensation package. Auch strives to be an “employer of choice” and provides its employees with a Total Compensation package that is benchmarked at a high level within the industry. The Company offers 100% employer-paid Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, including family coverage. Auch offers a defined contribution Retirement Plan which also includes an annual profit sharing plan. In addition, Auch is focused on continued career development and training, and a team-based work environment.

Auch values employees’ involvement in industry and other activities that have a positive impact on the communities where they work and live and are proud to provide company support to these efforts. 
The Recruiting Process
The Recruiting process will include 2 phone screens, 2 in-person interviews, candidate assessments, and a pre-employment background check and drug test.
The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
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