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Design Build Project Engineer
CompanyNorth Wind Infrastructure and Technology
LocationIdaho Falls ID
Job TypeFull Time
Job Responsibilities
North Wind Infrastructure and Technology is seeking a Design Build Project Engineer in Idaho Falls, ID.

The Design Build Project Engineer is rResponsible for developing and implementing a process to allow North Wind companies to efficiently and profitably execute D/B contracts. The SPE will report to the NWI&T Engineering Manager and will be assigned to D/B Projects.
Works with Engineering Manager and Company Presidents to:
• Develop procedures and estimating methodology for bidding and completing D/B Projects.
• Support whole life-cycle costings and feasibility assessments for D/B pursuits.
• Works with the Engineering Manager to allocate resources to define the D/B approach and develop proposal documents. Duties include:
o Assist in preparation of A/E, Consultants, Design-Assist and Design-Build trade partner RFP’s and scopes of work.
o Coordinate design services between firms to eliminate gaps in scope/services.
o Coordinate Design-Build and Design-Assist contract terms and conditions with internal and external teams.
o Works with internal preconstruction staff and A/E team to identify appropriate level of design for pursuit pricing and to ensure that design solutions are consistent with agreed upon win strategy.
o Facilitate communication of cost management needs between the designer, Design-Assist and Design-Build trade partners, and preconstruction/estimating teams during all phases.
o Become familiar with all scopes and budgets to ensure a coordinated approach to estimating and design/scope monitoring.
o Works closely with estimating to ensure all major elements and components are included in the D/B Project Proposal and Estimate.
o Leads Red and Green Team Reviews for the design portion of the D/B proposals and estimates.
o Establishes the Design Basis and level of design completion necessary to bid a D/B Project.
o Develops engineering lifecycle cost and schedule for D/B proposals and projects.
• Following contract award, Serves as Project Manager for all engineering activities related to Title I, II, and III efforts. Duties include:
o Works with the Engineering Manager to allocate resources to D/B projects.
o Identify decision-makers and critical decision points. Obtain client direction and provide internal direction as necessary to facilitate the project goals.
o Assist in development of Value Analysis planning and execution of cost management approach with the owner and design team.
o Coordinate with various owner stakeholders and vendors to ensure requirements are incorporated into design documents.
o Develop and implement project-specific Building Information Modeling (BIM) execution plans.
o Coordinate design document packaging strategies with the Project team.
o Manage the Design Review process with design team and client.
o Manage design document control using both 3D and 2D file management systems.
o Become knowledgeable of applicable building codes and regulations to assist in code compliance during design delivery.
o Interface with Project teams to develop and monitor expectations for schedule and content of design document delivery.
o Oversee implementation of quality program and procedures, verifying critical quality elements are incorporated into the Design Documents.
o Assist in development of Target Value Design strategies and provide oversight of design team’s development of a design that meets the target value.
o Monitor design between monthly forecasting to report and determine corrective course(s) of action required to maintain or lower the overall budget.
• Serves as the Change Control Agent for engineering related activities and responsible for processing Field Change Notices and Design Changes Notices as requested by the Client.
• Oversees design, constructability and Value Engineering reviews on D/B projects.
• Serves as the Engineering Representative for progress and status meetings.
• Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering or Architecture required.
• 10+years of experience in engineering, design or construction.
• Eligibility for DoE, DHS, and/or DoD security clearances.
?• Proven experience working in the design phase of a project.
• Has extensive knowledge of field engineering, construction and T&C activities.
• Hands-on field experience in design and construction.
• History of Affiliations with Professional Organizations preferred (i.e. AIA, CSI, ASHRAE, DBIA, etc.).
• Good computer skills, including proficiency in BIM and other design-phase applications (Revit, Navisworks, Bluebeam, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Access, etc.)
• Specific technical expertise in building enclosures or MEP systems is desirable.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8714 or e-mail for assistance.


North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.