Office Engineer

Hensel Phelps

Pleasanton, CA
  • As an employee-owned company, Hensel Phelps culture is based on dedication and commitment to delivering excellence for our clients and employees. Established in 1937, Hensel Phelps celebrates over three-quarters of a century in the construction industry as a direct result of the performance of our people who focus on providing clients a higher level of service.


    Position Description

    • Responsibilities of the position are similar to the project engineer; however, requirements of the job or the experience of the individual preclude him or her from taking total responsibility. Depending on the size and complexity of the project, there may be one or more office engineers.

    Essential Duties

    • Support the field through Materials Management. This includes submittals, shop drawings, and expediting material deliveries.
    • Create and track RFIs.
    • Process subcontract bonds, insurance, pay applications, correspondence, change estimates, change orders.
    • Help with gathering data for the monthly Owner Pay Application and Margin Analysis.
    • Safety – Participate in the jobsite safety meetings, weekly safety audits, etc.
    • Quality – Facilitate and/or participate in Preparatory Meetings, Initial Inspections, Follow-up Inspections, etc.
    • Other duties as designated by the project engineer, project manager, or project superintendent.
    • Working knowledge of how the VDC Scope of Work, VDC Execution Plan, and VDC deliverables align to the project planning strategies related to field operations (i.e., schedule, model coordination for submittals, constructability review, installation validation, BIM to Field Layout, Field Layout to BIM).
    • Ability to review and navigate within the current 3D model viewing and scheduling software and collaborate with the VDC team.

    Position Qualifications

    • A 4-year degree in civil or structural engineering, architecture, or construction management.
    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Computer software – Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel-based templates, Prolog, Primavera and AutoDesk Suite.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Past internships in the construction industry.


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