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Project Engineer – Timber Frame Construction, OR

McMinnville or Portland, Oregon
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$60k – S70k Yearly 

 

We’re looking for a Project Engineer to join our passionate and creative team in McMinnville & Portland Oregon. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of residential construction techniques and be able to read blueprints and plans. The role will require various hats to be worn, including sales support, admin support, project engineering, and project management, as well as helping to develop relationships with outside suppliers, contractors, and architects.

 

This position works directly with our timber frame construction and design departments. This position can be based in either our McMinnville, Oregon shop or our Portland, Oregon studio. If McMinnville is where you land, training will be required to in our Portland Studio, so some travel and occasional longer commutes are to be expected. 

 

 

Required Experience:

 

  • Proficient with AutoCAD.
  • Proficient with a 3D CAD Modeling software.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products.
  • Written and Verbal communication skills. 
  • Interested in and able to travel occasionally.

 

Preferred Experience:

 

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD 3D.
  • Experience with wood based construction, timber frame, or off-site construction.

 

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in related field or higher.

 

About us:

This position is full-year, full-time plus with flexible schedule, great benefits including 70% company-paid medical, paid holidays and PTO, a matching 401k plan, dental, and vision. We are a 100% Employee-Owned (ESOP) company, and when appropriate, we enjoy company-wide profit-sharing.

We actively seek to build an inclusive and diverse workplace where people from all walks of life are welcomed. We are an equal opportunity employer.

New Energy Works operates on the triple bottom line philosophy putting equal emphasis on people, planet, and profit. We’ve been designing and crafting custom homes and fine woodworking across the nation for 30+ years with our 140+ craftspeople, carpenters, designers, dreamers, and community members in Oregon and New York.

Think you’re a good fit, please apply today.

Please send us a resume and detailed cover letter outlining why you would like to join our team. We look forward to learning more about you.

For Pay Transparence: Compensation Description (annually or hourly)

The base salary range for this position is $60k – $70k Yearly.  

Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

 

 

Project Engineer – Timber Frame Construction Job Description 

New Energy Works

Updated 7/16/24

Reports To: Division Manager

 

Overview – 

 

The Project Engineer role requires extensive knowledge of residential construction techniques and the ability to read blueprints and plans. The role requires many hats to be worn, including sales support, admin support, project engineering, and project management, as well as helping to develop relationships with outside suppliers, contractors, and architects.

 

This position works directly with our timber frame construction and design departments as well as many other teams and departments throughout our employee-owned organization. 

Core Competencies:

  • The ability to diagram designs both manually and with computer-aided drafting.
  • Meeting with clients to discuss the design requirements for new constructions, alterations, or repairs.
  • Designing, analyzing, and altering plans, prototypes, or structures.
  • Using CAD software and manual drawing techniques to produce architectural plans for management and client approval.
  • Reviewing blueprints, designs, and plans created by architects or other engineers and making recommendations for changes.
  • Provide product knowledge and sale advice to customers and prospects.
  • Conducting research regarding materials and techniques used in construction of buildings or other structures.
  • Collaborating with internal coworkers and outside contractors to devise client solutions.
  • Execute solutions presentations, demos and handle scenario sessions with prospects.

 

Knowledge and Skills and Abilities Required:

 

  • Current knowledge of industry trends, technology, codes, and regulations.
  • The ability to diagram designs both manually and with computer-aided drafting software (CAD, Revit, sketchup).
  • Good customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of building codes, regulations, and zoning laws.
  • An excellent working knowledge of science, mathematics, and engineering principles.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Strong creative design and time management skills.
  • Strong analytical, critical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and CRM systems.

Safety & Compliance: 

Must comply with all New Energy Works safety protocols, policies, and code of conduct.

Misc: 

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.