Project Engineer

Project Engineer

02 Nov 2021
Iowa, Cedar rapids, 52402 Cedar rapids USA

Project Engineer

job summary:

Randstad Technologies has an exciting opportunity for a traveling Project Engineer in the Iowa and Illinois area at a company who provides fully integrated custom technologies and services to dry-grind ethanol and biochemical facilities which include full plant design, process optimization studies, yield improvement technologies, new co-product technologies, and turnkey capital projects.

The Project Engineer (PJE) position provides overall project support to the Engineering and Project Management groups in the FQT Cedar Rapids office. The Project Engineer role is a key function for all office and field related project activities and will support the project team to ensure seamless communication and project execution between the office, 3rd party engineering firms, the field and the client.

The PJE should be able to understand all phases of construction activities and project delivery process and have the ability to accurately and promptly communicate to the leadership team, all vendors/suppliers and key facility management personnel and contractors. The PJE must understand and be competent to address engineering/project budget issues and ensure all timelines are met or exceeded.

If you're interested please apply!

location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

job type: Permanent

salary: $95,000 - 105,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


Role and Responsibilities:

The role of the Project Engineer is to support projects.

The PJE will ensure the smooth and timely execution of the detailed engineering package requirements

as submitted by the process engineering team for all technologies. The PJE will work directly along

with other process engineering team members to ensure their work is accurate, detailed and timely to

ensure all client delivery dates are met. The PJE will report to the Project Manager out of the Cedar

Rapids, IA office.

It is expected that the PJE will assist in system start-ups at the client properties as needed and the

PJE will help develop and present all training material at each client location prior to a system start-up.

Key roles, responsibilities and skills include the following:

Updating engineering and procurement schedules with current commitment dates.

Reviews equipment drawings, general arrangements, and can do accurate Quality Control checks.

Receives, records and distributes shop drawings from manufacturers and fabricators and drawing

submittals from contractors.

Assembles and transmits design document packages to clients and other engineering firms.

Maintains project related data and document filing system, especially on project specific folders

and ftp site.

Updating engineering and procurement schedules with current commitment dates

Works to maintain the schedule commitments by working with engineering teams and equipment


Receives Requests for Information (RFI) from contractors and can either answer the questions

directly or find the answer with appropriate expert.

Supports procurement activities, including tracking, expediting, and receipt verification at

construction sites.

Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently communicate across the entire project team

Highly proficient in a project management and project execution environment

Instills a high quality work environment at all times as well as demonstrates a strong QA/QC

process for all project management work flows

Assure document control (i.e. project proposals, contracts, change orders, budget, financial and

monthly reporting, etc.) are included and properly filed in the project folder. Maintain an

updated Project Access database

Creates bid list, e-mail bid invitation, make follow-up calls to bidders, and prepare bid label

and/or bid form.

Create project information sheet and distribute to PM and project team

Draft purchase orders and change orders to subcontractors.

Obtain quotes for items specified on plans as directed by the PM and Process Engineer

Compile Operator & Maintenance manuals with warranty information. Duplicate the binder files. (Request operational and maintenance information plus as-builts from


Main contact for the client on the jobsite and contractors.

Provide support for client annual shutdowns.

Professional Skills Required:

strong attention to details and accuracy

Excellent communicator with internal and external customers/clients

Maintains a high level of professionalism, productivity and effectiveness even during challenging

situations with internal and external clients, vendors and contractors

Acts safely at all times whether at the office or at client's facility

Highly proficient in Microsoft Office products

Must be prepared to work evenings and weekends on occasion to meet project schedule


Additional Requirements:

Must have proven abilities and skills in leadership, client relations, delegating, planning, organizing,

problem solving, conflict resolution, high safety standards and cost management control. Successful

candidate must set standards of excellence in quality and productivity.


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors

  • Quality Control

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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