Gray Wolf Industrial

Virtual Design Construction Project Engineer

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  • Job Description

      Req#: 473854

      Position: Senior Project Engineer

      Reports To: Project Manager

      Department: Project Management

      FLSA Status: Exempt

      Position Value Proposition

      The Project Coordinator assists in managing the flow of technical information between the Graywolf Project Management team, customers, subcontractors and vendors, while developing critical relationships with internal and external clients, through verbal and written communication.

      Core Responsibilities:

      • Aids the Project Management Team in achieving successful project results.
      • Serve as a direct link between Project Managers, production departments, customer, other contractors, and Design Team as may be required.
      • Monitors project schedule development regarding submittals, engineering, procurement, and construction. Identify and communicate possible delays or problems to project management team.
      • Coordinates and reviews development of 3D BIM Models, design drawings, and advance bills of material for accuracy and completeness, and coordinates resolution of discrepancies, missing information and/or coordination issues with customers, design team, other trades, detailing, shop, & field as may be necessary.
      • Manages utilization of BIM360 (or similar) for the transmittal of documents and models for collaboration with project stakeholders.
      • Manages creation and utilization of Advance Work Packages (AWP) using the project model.
      • Monitors, informs, and manages project progress and cost tracking tools and assembles required reporting for project management and executive teams.
      • Manages RFI process through formal RFI’s to customer or general contractor and informal RFI’s with subcontractors, vendors, and others. Facilitates and fulfills other documentation efforts and duties and as may be required.
      • Distribute and route project documents. Work closely with Document Control to avoid delays and maintain logs.
      • Act as a liaison between shop, field, and subcontractors to resolve fabrication and erection difficulties.
      • Assists Project Manager with contact and subcontract administration.
      • Manages field engineers and project controls clerks.
      • This position requires travel to design and coordination meetings, fabrication facilities and job sites.
      • Work closely with Operations Management to assist with selection and training of incoming and current Project Coordinators and/or Project Coordinator Trainee’s


      (This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job responsibilities and functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform. Above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced or delegated by management to meet the business needs of the company)

      Core Competencies :

      • Functional Technical Skills - Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment, including:
      • Ability to review and navigate within 3D model viewing and CPM scheduling software and collaborate with the VDC team.
      • Utilization of 3D models and VDC technologies for clash / coordination reviews, quantity extractions, 4D schedule and sequence animations, advance work packaging, and reality capture.
      • Innovative Thinking - Contribute to development of new ways of working that optimize operational efficiencies, including:
      • Mapping existing processes and identifying opportunities for improvement. Support innovation through research and testing of new technologies.
      • Oversee the adoption and implementation of new technologies, processes, and model-based workflows on projects.
      • Capture of ROI and lessons learned for continuous improvement of GW operating procedures.
      • Approachability - Is easy to approach and talk to; spends the extra effort to put others at ease; can be warm, pleasant, and gracious; is sensitive to and patient with the interpersonal anxieties of others; builds rapport well; is a good listener; is an early knower, getting informal and incomplete information in time to do something about it.
      • Conflict Management - Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities; reads situations quickly; good at focused listening; can hammer out tough agreements and settle disputes equitably; can find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise.
      • Customer Focus - Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
      • Drive for Results - Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
      • Interpersonal Savvy - Relates well to all kinds of people—up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
      • Planning - Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.
      • Time Management - Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.
      • Written Communications - Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect.


      High School Diploma or GED required. Associates degree or training from an approved and accredited technical school in engineering or detailing/drafting may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Construction Management, Structural/Civil Engineering, or Business may substitute for 3 years of the required experience.

      Work Experience

      5-7 years of experience in the coordination and scheduling of heavy industrial and structural steel projects is preferred, including experience with CPM scheduling and 3D modeling. Associates degree or training from an approved and accredited technical school in engineering or detailing/drafting may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Construction Management, Structural/Civil/Mechanical Engineering, or Business may substitute for 3 years of the required experience.

      Specialized Knowledge

      Ability to read and interpret shop and erection drawings. General understanding and knowledge of basic drafting skills, 3D modeling software/Tekla practices, fabrication and erection standards, standard technical terminology, common construction practices, and drafting room procedures.

      Software, Technology and Equipment used

      Personal Computer; phone; Computer Software includes: MS Windows, MS Office Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams; Contract Manager, Primavera Scheduling, AutoCAD, Navisworks, Revit, Smartplant 3D, Fabtrol and Tekla systems.

  • About the company

      GrayWolf Industrial is a premier specialty construction, maintenance and fabrication provider, serving clients in a variety of heavy mechanical industries.