Senior Project Engineer

  (#9621) - Indiana
Industry: Design and Construction

Technical knowledge of Refrigeration/ Mechanical / HVAC system components.


Job Title: Senior Project Engineer
Travel Required: Some Travel Required
Departement: Project Engineering
Position Type: Full-Time


Business Development:

  • Meet with existing customers to stay on top of requirements that could lead to future work.
  • Discover and meet new prospective customers to develop relationships that could lead to future business.
  • Connect with vendors and suppliers as necessary to keep abreast of industry developments and innovation in equipment and process.

Solution Formation:

  • Meet with Customers to understand and document infrastructure and critical process needs and associated budgetary constraints.
  • Develop the preliminary solution design to satisfy customer requirements.
  • Develop high-level budgets associated with design options.


  • Incorporate Customer needs/feedback into Detailed Solution Design.
  • Develop detailed cost estimates including equipment, material, labor, and sub-contractors.
  • Using appropriate estimating tools, complete hard quotes, including alternate value-added options if appropriate.
  • Meet / Present solutions.
  • Where needed incorporate value engineering practices to modify scope and costs to meet customer needs.
  • Make presentations to customer management as necessary to secure the work.
  • Ask for opportunity to do the job.

Project Planning:

  • Develop project task plans, being aware of prerequisite tasks, and include resources and lead times to accomplish Customer Targeted Completion Dates.
  • Project job costs and assess profits for the projects assigned vs company target profitability.
  • Develop resource plan and issue contracts and purchase orders to vendor/suppliers and subs.
  • Communicate requirements to Superintendent of Labor to give lead time to plan and source the job efficiently.

Project Management:

  • Ensure workforce completes work within OSHA requirements and Customer Site Specific requirements in order to maintain the safety of our teammates, customers and community residents.
  • Coordinate schedule with WMI Superintendent or sub-contractors.
  • Manage service cost and profitability for the contracts in progress and miscellaneous costs.
  • Properly account for own time expenses and ensure they are properly assigned to the projects.
  • Process any invoices in a timely manner and communicate JIP updates to accounting monthly.
  • If appropriate, maintain documentation for change orders required, especially in Plan/Spec work.
  • Contribute to the bottom line profits of the company by “doing what’s right” for the customers, vendors, and employees in every aspect.
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