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Project Engineer - Gurnee, IL

Post Date: 08/06/2023

Req. Number: 104691

City: Gurnee

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60031


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

NOW HIRING! Goodwill TalentBridge has partnered with a premiere commercial contractor located in Lake County, IL and is seeking an experienced AMP/Project Engineer within the commercial construction industry to join their growing team!

Do you hold experience working in commercial construction and assisting with project management functions?

Are you knowledgeable in Pre-Construction Services?

Do you have a proven track record for Contracting & Procurement, Document Control, Accounting, Project Administration, Job Site Mobilization, Project Coordination, and Project Close Out?


If the answer is YESAPPLY NOW!


  • Direct Hire Opportunity
  • FULL benefits package
  • Competitive Compensation
  • 401(k)
  • Profit Sharing
  • Longevity – TENURED EMPLOYEES!
  • & MORE!

Full-Time; Monday through Friday - *TRAVEL MAY BE REQUIRED! 1-2 days a week. Starting salary for mid-level applicants is $75k+ - negotiable based on experience level!

As an AMP/PE, you will be responsible for monitoring project budgets and scopes, along with performing administrative procedures related to document and quality control, contract preparation, cost projections, change orders, recording, submittals, and project close outs.
Additional responsibilities include and are not limited to the following:

  • Contracting and Procurement

  • Document Control

  • Accounting (prepare monthly pay applications and assist in receiving accurate schedule of values)

  • Project Administration (submittals, insurance, and daily/weekly/monthly documentation)

  • Job Site Mobilization (attend pre-construction meetings, review estimates, determine scope of work involved and schedule)

  • Project Coordination (weekly job meetings, key/distribute meeting minutes, maintain action items list, review/update submittals and RFI logs, coordinate/track RFI’s, and prepare/issue change orders)

  • Project Close-Out (key/prepare/distribute pre and final punchlists, prepare/label close out package, review specs, assist in final pay application preparation, ensure all change orders and back charges are processed, and archive projects in warehouse)



  • Previous experience working within the commercial construction industry in a similar type of role.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing multiple projects at once.
  • Must have the ability to stay organized while meeting project deadlines and ensuring specifications are met.
  • Must be able to work well with others while taking direction from Project Manager.
  • Proven knowledge and experience in pre-construction services, job site mobilization, project administration and close-out required.
  • Valid driver’s license.

MAKE NO MISTAKE. Our organization ALSO works on your behalf. If you think you are valued at $125,000(plus), we will submit you as such. If you have the experience, can prove your skills, and believe you should earn above that, we listen to you and negotiate on your behalf.

Goodwill TalentBridge is a non-profit entity of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, providing recruitment services for people, like you, and companies throughout Chicagoland and Milwaukee. The services we charge to companies directly supports our mission. So, THANK YOU for working with us! It is completely free to you.

APPLY TODAY with Goodwill TalentBridge and automatically be considered for other Project Engineer & Commercial Construction opportunities or anything else you wish to be considered for!

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