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Project Engineer II - Mechanical in Seoul at Gilbane

Date Posted: 9/22/2018

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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities across the United States and throughout the world that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we’ve built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people’s lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like member of the family – you will feel right at home at Gilbane.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:  The Project Engineer II - Mechanical assists the Project Manager in obtaining, evaluating, coordinating and distributing the information and authorizations necessary to construct the project on time, within budget and to the quality specified. In the performance of this function the Project Engineer II - Mechanical is responsible for protecting and promoting the interests of both the business and client in all matters as well as demonstrating the personal characteristics of a developing leader.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: Project Engineer II - Mechanical typical responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Field Oversight of all Mechanical, Elevator, HVAC, Plumbing, hydronic, and Fire Suppression systems to include procurement, submittal development and review, and construction activities
  • Coordination of all special inspectors, 3rd party testing, and seismic designs associated with the mechanical systems
  • Coordination with the TAB/DALT, Commissioning activities, and Performance Verification Testing (PVT)
  • Ensure status reports on RFIs, Submittals and other Documents are prepared and presented
  • Effectively issue Request for Quotations and work packages with Trade Contractors specialty electrical suppliers, subcontractors and inspectors/testing
  • Successfully update project schedules with CPM techniques
  • Timely document field quality activities
  • Prepare change management reports, estimates and other cost report documents
  • Establish and maintain the project quality files and documentation systems
  • Continually promote organizational change initiatives, suggests new ideas, and adapt to work within new structures and processes
  • Continually seek to understand customer goals and needs and act with a sense of urgency in meeting customer needs and demonstrating value
  • Develop industry relationships and expand professional networks that have potential to generate opportunities for Gilbane


  • BS or MS degree in Engineering or Construction Management
  • 5 years’ experience performing construction projects on $10+million commercial/industrial construction projects
  • 3 years’ experience managing DoD or other Federal Government Constructions projects
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel user
  • Per client requirements, must be a US citizen
  • Willing to travel abroad on assignments in the vicinity of site for 1 to 3 years
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance through the US Government
  • Have the ability to obtain Status of Force Agreement (SOFA) status for  Korea and International Driver’s License
  • Experience working on CAA or ICD 705 projects is preferred
  • US Army Corp of Engineers experience is preferred


  • Proven record of meeting organizational and personal goals while delivering results to a standard of excellence
  • Demonstrated understanding of success metrics and risks associated with one’s program, business unit or portfolio of projects
  • Continually seek to understand customer goals and needs and act with a sense of urgency in meeting customer needs and demonstrating value
  • Adjust effectively to work within new structures, processes, requirements and culture
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work in a team based environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • OSHA 10-Hour Certified
  • Basic MEP Knowledge
  • Understanding of Contract Document & Specifications
  • Knowledge of CMiC helpful

Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits, generous profit-sharing/401k plan, as well as technical and management training programs.

Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Gilbane has an unwavering focus on safety, the environment and caring about everyone involved in our work.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.


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