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The Engineering Project Manager I oversees an assigned project from preconstruction through final commissioning. This role focuses on the design of agricultural related projects in the construction industry, while demonstrating a high level of autonomy and safety.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

·          Gain hands-on experience by participating in construction project operations to understand the full engineering project management process

·          Lead customers and engineering project teams during development and delivery phases of assigned project(s)

·          Establish engineering budgets and schedules while profitably managing all estimating, administrative and engineering activities

·          Challenge the status quo by identifying alternative concepts, designs, cost or time saving measures to be

reviewed by the Engineering Manager

·          Produce and manage practical and economical high-quality designs in accordance with industrial and engineering department standards and construction estimates

·          Obtain vendor proposals to review against specifications; analyze best value for project needs and

requirements; propose final vendor recommendation

·          Coordinate and/or manage third party engineering firms when necessary

·          Assist and/or direct business development of engineering and construction services to clients

·          Collaborate with project teams to execute project goals

·          Keep abreast of latest industry technology and techniques including trade-specific continuing education, trainings, etc.; educate team members on findings

·          Maintain positive relationships with clients, vendors, subcontractors, and co-workers

·          Perform other duties as dictated by the needs of the project

·          Business travel will be required


·          Education: An Associate’s degree is required; Industry related Bachelor’s degree is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Professional Engineer (PE) License is valuable in this role.

·          Experience: A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience designing and/or acting in an engineering project management role. Specific experience in the food, agricultural, plant design or material handling and process systems industry is necessary. LEAN principles experience and ability to apply principles is desirable. OSHA 10 or 30 Hour certification is preferred, or the willingness to obtain upon hire.

·          Technology: Proficiency in basic computer software programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. Employee should have experience with coordination and complete modeling within Revit and AutoCAD, and have the ability to learn other specific software (JDE, Procore, Bluebeam, etc.).

·          Skills: A qualified candidate will demonstrate analytical and problem solving, leadership, negotiation, organization, relationship building, construction knowledge, project management and business acumen skills. Effective communication, judgment, initiative, time management, attention to detail and flexibility are also necessary abilities for this position.

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