Construction Superintendent I

Construction West Chester, Pennsylvania


The Construction Project Engineer (CPE) provides contract administration as it relates to proposal planning, proposal development, project buy out, project shipment, project mobilization, project set-up, execution set-up, back office support for field activities, and close-out. 

CPE assists in preparing proposals, conducting quantity/material takeoffs, procuring materials, inventorying materials, coordinating shipping, and ensuring materials are received at the project site. 

Secret security clearance is required, Top Secret security clearance is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or (civil, electrical, or mechanical) engineering is required (recent graduates are encouraged to apply); relevant commercial construction industry experience will also be considered (3-5 years minimum).
  • Experience in commercial construction/renovation projects is desired (tenant fit out, light office renovation, etc.).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced level in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • Strong computer skills (spreadsheets, data bases, etc.) is required.
  • CPM scheduling experience is desirable.  Knowledge of Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project is also desirable.
  • Must be able to read, understand and interpret construction drawings and specifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out most work independently with minimal oversite.
  • Must be highly organized.
  • Must be highly motivated and detail oriented.
  • Must be willing to travel to Baltimore, MD region for 1-2 days at a time for shipment support.
  • Must be willing to travel internationally for periods of 5-7 days, potentially longer as required.

Expected Outcomes

  • Prepares material take-offs and works with Purchasing Department to order materials.
  • Prepares subcontractor and vendor Requests for Proposal.
  • Performs physical inventory of materials, and assists in creating load lists for shipping activities.
  • Oversight of warehouse staff for shipment load-out.
  • Assist in coordinating project site surveys.
  • Reviews and processes subcontractor and vendor invoices.
  • Maintains & assists Project Manager with preparation of Weekly Project Updates.
  • Maintains and updates Purchasing Schedule.
  • Maintains and updates a complete Submittal Log.
  • Prepares submittals in conformance with contract documents.
  • Tracks submittal process.
  • Identifies lead times for material purchases and tracks fabrication/required on job dates.
  • Maintains and updates Owner Change Order Log.
  • Accurately and timely identifies and documents project issues.
  • Reviews project documents & creates RFIs in a timely manner.
  • Maintains and updates RFI Log.
  • Prepares/processes project close-out documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Project Manager.