Job Description

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. — Confucius

Project Engineer

  • Job Tag: #LI-JF1
  • Posted: October 31,2023

SkyWater Search Partners is working with a Chicagoland mechanical contractor hiring a Mechanical Project Engineer or Project Manager to over see installation of mechanical building systems including HVAC, piping and plumbing and be the liaison with all project shareholders. Project Managers will have the added role of business development.



  • Abbreviated Responsibilities Include
  • Estimate and bid jobs
  • Evaluate takeoffs and evaluate information provided by the estimating team
  • Understand contracts to discern buyouts and budget vs. street quote, discounted and buy
  • Manage project from team coordination to project close out, including documentation
  • Be on top of scheduling ad project budget
  • Lead project meetings
  • Work with equipment and supply vendors

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree Mechanical Engineering, Building Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering Technology or related major is required
  • 3+ years construction project experience including:
  • Experience developing schedule of values, forecasting and billing cycles
  • Solid understanding of accounting functions including the ability to understand and issue purchase orders, cost codes and difference job types, including whether a project is taxable vs non-taxable
  • Understand cash flow importance, retention negotiation and follow-up; understand the relationship between schedule and cost Travel is required to local job sites, so this position will receive a monthly car allowance and is bonus eligible.

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