Brinkmann Constructors - St. Louis office

  • Project Engineer - Summer Intern & Co-op

    Job Locations US
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
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  • Overview

    The Project Engineer, or project manager-in-training, is responsible for assisting the Project Manager and Superintendent in all aspects of the day-to-day management of a construction project. This position will participate in all activities required to source, pursue and build a project including cost estimation, contract administration, schedule management, risk-quality management. In Brinkmann’s “concept-to-completion” business model, Project Engineers enjoy a high-level of responsibility and accelerated career path to project management.


    • Identify and pursue new business development opportunities including maintaining positive client relationships to leverage future repeat business.
    • Prepare full cost estimates including quantity take-offs and pricing.
    • Participate in bid solicitation, bid package preparation and analysis.
    • Assist in preparation of general contract and subcontract administration.
    • Prepare permit applications.
    • Maintain updated construction documents including as-builts.
    • Manage and process shop drawings and submittals.
    • Coordinate material and equipment procurement and expediting.
    • Facilitate the RFI process.
    • Document project coordination meetings for distribution.
    • Monitor project schedules to ensure adherence to key dates.
    • Initiate, review and negotiate change orders.
    • Oversee entire close-out process including creation and completion of punch list.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


    • Working toward a bachelor’s degree in engineering (civil, architectural or construction), construction management or related field with at least two (2) years of education.
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or better.
    • Prior internship or work experience in the construction industry preferred. 
    • General knowledge of construction principles/practices required.
    • Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule.
    • Ability to understand and solve complex challenges in order to present alternative solution(s).
    • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.
    • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Office suite.
    • Key success factors include passion for the construction industry, self-motivated, strong work ethic, time-management, organized, detail-oriented and creative.


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