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Construction Project Engineer

, Full-Time Gilbert, AZ

Construction Project Engineer

Crawford Mechanical Services is an Arizona based (est. 2002) large-scale commercial and industrial Mechanical & Plumbing contractor looking for a Construction Project Engineer. Construction experience and knowledge of Mechanical and Plumbing systems is required for this role.

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement matching, paid time off, paid holidays, sabbatical, performance-based raises, and project profitability bonuses.

We are a tobacco-free workplace that provides a healthy and positive work environment with fitness incentives. We are big on encouragement, personal growth, and promote from within whenever possible. This position has potential for high level growth.


The Project Engineer is responsible for assisting the Project Manager and/or Field Project Leader in the overall success of all assigned construction projects. The PE will provide assistance and help lead efforts to coordinate projects such as developing a new facility; the addition, expansion or extension of an existing facility; or renovation/alterations to a facility in collaboration with the project team, construction site and management. They work with clients, architects/engineers, subcontractors/vendors through all phases of the Construction Job Loop effectively executing at a high level.


  • Becomes familiar with and understands all construction documents to include but not limited to – specifications, all contract drawings most importantly Architectural, Structural, Site, Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical, Building Automated Controls, etc.
  • Learns Mechanical HVAC and Plumbing means and methods as it applies to the project. Learns the constructability of the application as it applies to each project.
  • Works with the Field Superintendent weekly to develop and publish updated look ahead schedules for all projects. Communicates consistently with clients and other trades any changes in CMS project task schedules to make sure it aligns with customers master schedule resolving any conflicts.
  • Learns to recognize and confirm quality projects utilizing best practices keeping our field held accountable to a high level QAQC.
  • Assistance with driving schedules to bring projects in ahead of deadlines and under budget.
  • Must be proficient in prime contract language and how to create and issue subcontracts.
  • Consults with clients, architects/engineers, subcontractors/vendors, field operations to manage conflict resolution and mitigate risk.
  • Self-motivated with excellent time and project management skills.
  • Ability to work within an environment with deadlines while having to multi-task with multiple priorities.
  • Ensure scope changes are processed and incorporated into the current scope of work in a timely manner and/or as contractually obligated. Learns material takeoff, estimate and pricing for changes to work scope.
  • After project has been turned over by Estimating the PE will participate in an internal Ops to Field kick-off helping describe all job information to ensure the project field team understands our scope of work and contractual obligations.
  • Learns from the PM and works with Field Leadership to validate estimated projects and reallocate cost prior to job setup, or no more than 5% complete on a project.
  • Creates and maintains submittal log, RFI log, COR log, along with all applicable matrix documents necessary to execute at a high level.
  • Works with the Field Superintendent weekly to develop and publish updated look ahead schedules for all projects. Communicates consistently with clients and other trades any changes in CMS project task schedules to make sure it aligns with customers master schedule resolving any conflicts.
  • Conducts and attends assigned project job meetings weekly or more often if dictated by customer. Documents all meetings and follows through with all action items created from meetings.
  • Maintains ethical behavior throughout the project life cycle, as well as, in all aspects of business conducted while representing CMS.
  • Most be proficient or familiar with the following based programs: Bluebeam, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project, Navisworks, Revit, Sketchup, Procore, among others.


  • Maintains a consistent file structure for each project setup and stores files on S-Drive.
  • Uploads all pertinent job information into Procore file structure and manages all documents on Procore. Will manage all persons required to access Procore to help us execute a successful project.
  • Other administrative duties as required.


  • Participate, accept, and adopt the principles described in the company safety program.
  • Be an advocate and a voice for how to properly execute a project with the most up to date OSHA guidelines and best safety practices.
  • Communicate the most-safe means & methods to internal and external customers.
  • Provide leadership to all field personnel that safety comes before production and profits.
  • Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure oneself, or endanger the wellbeing or others.
  • Performs accident investigations as needed. Incident report is due within 48 hours of incident.
  • Takes necessary corrective action to prevent future incidents. Communicates recommendations to all concerned parties promptly.


  • Participate as an integral member of the team, and contribute towards the success of the organization, which may involve the provision of other technical and administrative support, as required.
  • Collaborate with any project teams on other special initiatives, as required.


  • Provide support to the Project Manager and project team
  • Ensure work performed onsite meets design and quality standards
  • Assist with managing, developing, and submitting/tracking RFI’s, close out documents, along with other project documents.
  • Develop material matrices and schedule track all equipment and material deliveries Assist with schedules and coordinating subcontractors


  • Full-time, year-round position
  • Merit-based opportunities
  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Project bonuses
  • Bi-annual employee evaluations
  • Retirement plan with matching contribution
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Personal paid time off
  • Sabbatical after 7 years of employment
  • Educational and mentoring opportunities
  • Gym membership contributions

Note: Do you live outside of Arizona and want to relocate to our beautiful state? We can help with that!


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