Virtual Construction Engineer\Assistant PM

<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> https://www.mckenneys.com/

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Full-Time

Overview: <p>Do you possess an entrepreneurial spirit?&nbsp; Do you thrive in performance-based environments that reward work ethic, integrity and &ldquo;doing the right thing&rdquo;?&nbsp; Would you be interested in growing your career within the proven framework of a world class, industry leading Mechanical Contractor?&nbsp; 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. With our strong focus on customer relations and our ability to quickly deliver high quality mechanical solutions safely, McKenney&rsquo;s Inc. is growing in the Southeastern United States.&nbsp; For over 70&nbsp;years McKenney&rsquo;s has attracted the best people, as well as the best customers.&nbsp; We pride ourselves on consistently performing above our customer&rsquo;s expectations.&nbsp; We are constantly challenging our people and processes to strive for improvement.&nbsp; As a third-generation family-owned company, we are financially strong and one of the most technology driven mechanical contractors in the country.</p> <p>McKenney's Inc. is seeking Virtual Construction Engineers to join our team in Atlanta, GA.&nbsp;This exciting role is a&nbsp;9-12-month&nbsp;entry level position designed to&nbsp;expose the employee&nbsp;to McKenney&rsquo;s: our people, processes, capabilities and scope of work before&nbsp;moving into a role&nbsp;as an Assistant Project Manager, Engineer, or Sales Engineer.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: As a Virtual Construction Engineer,&nbsp;you&nbsp;will&nbsp;work in a team environment in which you will&nbsp;participate in, and understand, McKenney&rsquo;s preconstruction processes, design and virtual construction, fabrication work flows, field installation of mechanical systems, and start up and commissioning of those systems. &nbsp;Learning&nbsp;objectives in this role include,&nbsp;but are not limited to,&nbsp;the detailing of mechanical systems (ductwork, mechanical piping, and plumbing), coordinating McKenney&rsquo;s work with customers and other trades thru the BIM process, estimating projects, interacting with our suppliers, vendors and subcontractors, and working in the field as part of an installation crew. &nbsp;Along with this training the VC Engineer will also be expected to&nbsp;develop good relationships through&nbsp;regular interactions with project managers, field&nbsp;and shop&nbsp;foremen,&nbsp;VC&nbsp;team members, field operations, engineers, suppliers,&nbsp;and other trade subcontractors.&nbsp;
Requirements: <p><strong><u>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in engineering, engineering technology or building construction</li> <li>Must have basic PC experience in Windows environments, working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, Web-enabled applications, and database software</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Experience in the construction industry</li> <li>Two years of experience managing mechanical work</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND CHARACTERISTICS</u></strong></p> <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 ability to work well independently and as part of a team</li> <li>Maintain a strong attention to detail and 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 ownership 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> <br />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.&nbsp; 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.