Project Engineer

<strong>McKenney’s has been going strong for more than seven decades. Our culture values people and ideas, and we work together to deliver the most innovative solutions to our customers. We help you grow in your career through training and support, and as an equal opportunity employer, we provide comprehensive benefits and give you a firm foundation for the future.</strong>

Atlanta, GA

McKenney's Inc.

<h4><strong>BUILDING A HIGHER STANDARD<br /></strong></h4> <p><strong><br /> Since 1948, our proven approach has ensured high-quality solutions at every stage of a building. But we know that providing the highest level of services takes the right people and a healthy environment. With this in mind, our focus is to improve the lives of our customers, employees and communities around us through all aspects of what we do.<br /> <br /> Self-performance of all trades, in-house shops and over seven decades of experience have made us the top choice in mechanical contractors, providing highly efficient mechanical systems and a full range of services that meet your unique needs.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: <h4>Do you possess an entrepreneurial spirit? Do you thrive in performance-based environments that reward work ethic, integrity, and values by doing the right thing? Would you be interested in growing your career within the proven framework of a world-class, industry-leading Mechanical Contractor?</h4> <h4>If you are interested in developing and executing solutions to complex problems in the fast-paced construction environment, McKenney&rsquo;s Inc. may have the position you are looking for.&nbsp; With our strong focus on customer relations and ability to quickly deliver high-quality mechanical solutions safely, McKenney&rsquo;s Inc. is growing in the Southeastern United States.</h4> <h4>Over 70 years McKenney&rsquo;s has attracted the best people, as well as the best customers. We pride ourselves on consistently performing above customer expectations. We are constantly challenging ourselves to strive for improvement. As a third-generation family-owned company, we are financially strong and one of the most technology-driven mechanical contractors in the country.</h4> <h4>McKenney's Inc. is seeking Project Engineers to join our team in Atlanta, Georgia. This exciting role of Project Engineer is a 9-12-month entry-level position designed to expose the employee to McKenney&rsquo;s processes, capabilities, and scope-of-work before moving into an Assistant Project Manager, Engineer, or Sales Engineer.</h4>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>As a Project Engineer, you will work in a team environment where you will participate and learn McKenney&rsquo;s preconstruction processes, design and virtual construction, fabrication workflows, field installation mechanical systems, and start-up and commissioning of those systems.</li> <li>Learning objectives in this role include, but are not limited to, the detailing of mechanical systems (ductwork, mechanical piping, and plumbing), coordinating McKenney&rsquo;s work with customers and other trades through the BIM process, estimating projects, interacting with our suppliers, vendors, and subcontractors, and working in the field as part of an installation crew.</li> <li>In addition to this training, we expect the Project Engineer to develop good relationships through regular interactions with project managers, field and shop foreman, virtual construction team members, field operations, engineers, suppliers, and other trade sub-contractors.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <h4><strong>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:<br /></strong></h4> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in engineering, engineering technology or building construction.</li> <li>Will accept equivalent business management degree with a focus in construction or engineering and 1-2 years of project management experience overseeing technicians working with mechanical systems.</li> <li>If no degree, minimum 5+ years internal experience working with plumbing, piping, or HVAC systems in office or the field.</li> <li>Must have PC experience in Windows environments, working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, Web-enabled applications, and database software.</li> </ul> <h5>&nbsp;</h5> <h4><strong>PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:</strong></h4> <ul> <li>Demonstrated successful experience in the construction industry.</li> <li>Two years of experience managing mechanical work.</li> <li>Strong Business Acumen (entrepreneurship counts).</li> <li>Knowledge of Account Management (managing multiple customers).</li> <li>Leadership exposure (conferences, training, etc.).</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h4><strong>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND CHARACTERISTICS:</strong></h4> <ul> <li>Strong leadership skills, self-motivated, team-oriented, and able to respond quickly to changing customer demands.</li> <li>Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals.</li> <li>Must be a self-starter with the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.</li> <li>Maintain strong attention to detail and the ability to successfully prioritize company drafting needs to maximize company profitability.</li> <li>Team-oriented and able to respond quickly to changing customer demands.</li> <li>Ability to effectively communicate across a diverse group of people (PMs, drafting, field staff, fabrication shops, etc.).</li> <li>Solid reasoning, math, science, and technical skills.</li> <li>Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals.</li> <li>Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance.</li> <li>Must possess and maintain an exceptional work ethic and high level of project owners as well as uphold company values and demand the highest standard of conduct from self and others.</li> <li>Must be persistent and able to attain results under adverse circumstances and conflict.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h4><strong>WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:</strong></h4> <ul> <li>Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office environment.</li> <li>Work will require construction job site visits. This will require the physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs and ladders, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, and the ability to negotiate work areas under construction.</li> <li>Light physical effort handling average-weight objects up to 25 pounds may be required occasionally.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Moving Safety Forward, our initiative for continuous improvements in our safety culture, reminds us that we are on a journey toward a zero-incident culture. In all we do, we must work to build a partnership with our employees, customers and business associates that empowers them all with the ability to do their jobs safely.</p> <p>McKenney&rsquo;s is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to age, color, religion, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or gender identity. McKenney&rsquo;s is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.</p>