NBC Universal Project Engineer, Facility – Mechanical – Universal Creative in Orlando, Florida
Project Engineer, Facility – Mechanical – Universal Creative
Universal Creative is the planning and development division of Universal Parks and Resorts™, which is one of the many businesses within NBCUniversal™. We are ideally situated in Orlando, Florida, which has become widely known as the theme park and resort capital of the world. We are responsible for the design, development, and delivery of all resort and theme park concepts for all of Universal vacation destinations worldwide – Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore, as well as a new destination in Beijing, China. Join us if you want to collaborate, innovate, develop, and deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable that drive growth for the Universal brand around the world.
What sets Universal Creative apart?
We rarely wear suits. We think pop culture is fascinating and newsworthy. We are aware that possibilities are not limited by today’s realities. We know that everyone has good ideas (and the occasional bad one as well). We know that the world is large and varied, and that we touch all of it. We know that most high school guidance counselors don’t know our jobs exist. We know that if this were easy, everyone would be doing it. We know that there is an eclectic assortment of talented people from various professional backgrounds at the heart of Universal Creative. In addition, we embrace the power of cultural diversity and inclusion and continuously strive to maintain a team that is a reflection of our global audience. We are a diverse group, but united by a common goal: to dream and deliver the best possible out-of-home entertainment for people from every walk of life. In order to make that happen, Universal Creative relies on collaboration, hard work, synchronicity, a bit of luck, and a bunch of talented, experienced people who do not let ego and turf stand in the way of brilliance. We depend on a team of people who understand the task, the business implications, and refuse to be defeated by the challenge to fuse fantasy with physics. Universal Creative embraces ‘The Universal Way’ by not just meeting guest expectations, but exceeding them, every time.
JOB SUMMARY: As a Project Engineer, you own and dominate our RFI process. Working with the Superintendent and Field Engineer, you ensure all contract work is done as communicated in the project schedule. You demand a high level of construction and monitor the project for quality and scope compliance to ensure safety and satisfaction of Universal Orlando guests.
Preparing complete, accurate and timely submittal and punch list logs for construction projects based on the project drawings and specifications. Accountable for tracking and receiving approved submittals from Architect / Engineer and / or Universal’s Creative team, and notifying the same if their review and approval has potential schedule impact. Keep the submittals on time to work with the project’s schedule.
Prepare, respond to, and process RFI’s, accountable for tracking and receiving response in required time frame. Maintain RFI log as required. Keep the RFI’s on time to work with project schedule.
During construction phase, proactively manages project to achieve quality, schedule, budget and safety. Utilizes and maintains schedule and document management to track and record project performance.
Inform management of productivity, costs, quality control, document management and review of applications for payment. Notify management of any issues that arise which affects quality, budget, progress and safety.
Distribute directives to contractors / vendors including drawings, specifications, and general conditions. Include any accepted alternates or addendums with documents. Assist Project Manager by reviewing all necessary back up relating to change requests and proposing a settlement value.
Schedules all required construction meetings with required personnel including contractors, architects and owners. Takes accurate and complete meeting minutes and distribute them in a timely manner. Sets up and provides agenda for owner / architect / contractor pre-bid, project and closeout meetings.
Submits building permit application, follow-up on review progress and tracks until approved.
QUALIFICATIONS: The Project Engineer must possess and exercise Commitment, Initiative, Integrity and Teamwork in the execution of their duties. While working closely with the Project Manager, Field Engineer and Superintendent the Project Engineer acts as liaison between the owner, architect, consultants, subcontractors and the project team using good communication skills to process administrative work including RFI’s, submittals, shop drawings, claims and change orders. The project Engineer will also be responsible for meeting minutes and assisting with scheduling.
SCOPE: Provides project engineering support and coordination between Universal’s Architects and Engineers and the Facility Contractor’s / Vendors
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree: Construction Management, Engineering, or Architectural.
Minimum of 5-7 years design/engineering and general construction related experience.
Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the construction field.
Strong and effective communicator, both verbally and written, who can interface cooperatively with various departments of the company, as well as Vendors and Contractors.
Possess good organizational, analytical and problem solving ability.
Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task.
Proficient in use- Microsoft Project software, and Meridian Pro-Log management systems.
Represent the company at all times with high moral and ethical conduct.
Knowledge of project management software; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.
Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Parks & Resorts via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Parks & Resorts HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Parks & Resorts. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Parks & Resorts as a result of the referral or through other means.
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