University of Utah Health Construction Project Engineer in salt lake city, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

The incumbent provides on-site administrative and technical support to the project manager and project superintendent. This position is specifically responsible for submittals, shop drawings, requests for information, coordination between architects, engineers and clients, and any other duties as assigned by the project manager. This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Facilities and Engineering and works with the Superintendent and Project Manager, among others, to successfully complete all projects on time.This position is not responsible for providing direct patient care.

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  • Reviews specifications and prepares a log of and schedule for required submittals.

  • Reviews submittals for compliance with plans and specifications, compatibility with other trades’ submittals, and field conditions.

  • Processes requests for information (RFI’s), change orders, and all other change documents.

  • Obtains final job close out items (guarantees, warranties, operation and maintenance manuals, etc.).

  • Coordinates with the superintendent when materials will be required on the jobsite and monitors the progress of fabrication and delivery.

  • Ensures that all materials are in conformance with the contract documents and approved shop drawings, and properly inspected for quantity and quality when received.

  • Ensures that the project is operated in compliance with the contract.

  • Works with the BIM manager to maintain a record set of drawings with all applicable addenda and changes posted thereto.

  • Keeps job meeting minutes.

  • Assists superintendent with scheduling.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to be a team leader and to encourage and maintain positive relationships.

  • Ability to motivate the project team, subcontractors, and all others to top performance.

  • Ability to negotiate fairly and problem solve effectively.

  • Demonstrated general knowledge of construction methods and systems used in the construction of projects performed by the organization.

  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge and understanding of scheduling methods.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of computer operation and understanding of Unifier, Bluebeam, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and P6 Scheduling software.

  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive, self-motivated and maintain a positive attitude.

  • Advanced ability in reading and interpreting contracts, plans and specifications.

  • Knowledge and understanding of safety/ICRA/ALSM methods and procedures.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, or the equivalency.

  • Two years of related experience.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Hospital construction experience.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves very physical work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or moving heavy equipment and/or supplies. The position may involve above-average agility and dexterity with the ability to hold, grasp and manipulate small parts, and use hand and power tools. The position involves the ability to handle physical exertion, such as long periods of standing, walking, bending, crouching, stretching, reaching or similar activities.

  • We are University of Utah Health.

Physical Requirements

Far Vision, Near Vision, Sitting, Speaking, Walking

Requisition Number 28746

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Mon. - Fri.

Location Name Business Services Building

Patient Care? No


State UT


Category Support Services (Facilities / Trades)

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.