Engineer

Entry-level
Renton, WA
LocationUS Calendar17/05/2017   Entry-level Renton, WA

 

Guy F. Atkinson Construction, LLC is a full-service contractor that has been building for clients in the public and private sectors since its inception in 1926. We offer a comprehensive range of project development and construction services to clients across industries and for a full spectrum of project types.

An important distinction between Atkinson and other firms is our knowledge of, and experience in, the construction of highly-engineered and complex heavy civil projects. We have built more than 50 major bridges since 1946; more than 80 of the world's largest dams; excavated some of the country's most complex mine shafts; and have constructed or expanded some of the most-traveled roadways within the western United States.

 

Come be a part of the team that makes it happen!

 

Engineer

An engineer provides the administrative and technical services that relate to many of the items that will ensure the successful completion of a project. These include scheduling, cost accounting, financial reporting, material procurement, subcontract coordination, and general project administration. In certain instances, an engineer may have responsibility for a particular section, temporary design, construction engineering, subcontractors, or other facets of a project.

 

General Expectations and Responsibilities:

  • actively pursue and engage in safety training to learn and embrace the Atkinson safety culture
  • participate in the TRACK process attend daily / weekly meetings and field inspections to reinforce that all levels of the company engage with our safety culture
  • speak up and listen up ~ ask open ended questions and be willing to learn from others
  • initiate and maintain good, strong working relationships with Atkinson's craft personnel, field inspectors, subcontractor's representatives, vendors, home office support, the project management team, the community, etc.
  • stay ahead of the crew's needs and making sure they are efficient in their work
  • understand deadlines and material procurement lead times to be able to prioritize daily tasks
  • provide prompt, accurate information, notices and requests to agencies, subcontractors, vendors, etc.
  • communicate clearly and concisely in a grammatically correct and unbiased manner
  • investigate issues, ask thoughtful questions, gathering input and proposing solutions
  • beat the estimated budget
  • do what is necessary to allow subcontractors and vendors successful
  • pursue self development outside of assigned responsibilities
  • produce safe, efficient construction engineering products
  • track and update quantities timely to ensure accurate and current budgets, forecasts and reporting
  • perform thorough invoice reviews and pay subcontractors and vendors timely
  • gather and prepare supporting documentation for change orders and requisitions

 

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, construction management or related discipline
  • High degree of initiative, independence, personal responsibility and integrity
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast paced team environment

 

Atkinson Construction is committed to fostering a diverse and respectful workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

 

For more information visit atkn.com or email humanresources@atkn.com.

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