Project Engineer Certificate Course

The Effective Project Engineer

24 Hour Certificate Course (three 8-hour sessions)

What title does your company assign those within your organization responsible for assisting the project team with all the processes and paper flow?  Are they “Project Engineers?”  “Field Engineers?”  “Project Process Engineers?”  ”Project Coordinators?”  “Project Assistants?” . . .

Regardless of the title, the position and those holding it are vital to project success. They represent the driving force behind project documentation and many logistics associated with project success.  “The Effective Project Engineer” 24 hour certificate course will equip your personnel with a knowledge base and work examples of that knowledge being applied to essential industry standard processes and practices.

Session 1“What is a Project engineer”

A practical look at the role of Project Engineers in project success. This session includes a fast paced look at what it means to be a Project Engineer.

Session 2 –  “Early Project Requirements”

Plans – Specs – Submittals. A systematic approach to early issue identification through proper review of the project documents.

Session 3 – “Scope & Contracts”

A discussion surrounding the process of developing scope of work as it relates to both the project as a whole and individual trades and Subcontractors.

Session 4  – “Project Communication and documentation”

A practical hands-on learning session focused on writing, sending, receiving, understanding and responding to normal communication mediums and protocol on typical construction projects.

Session 5 – “Buy-Out & Change Order Management”

An overview of sub contracting, purchase order and change management processes.

Session 6 – “Cost tracking and earned value management”

A brief overview of the project budget process. Includes industry standard practices for tracking job costs at both the GC and Subcontractor levels.

Session 7 – “Progress Billings, Releases & Insurance”

Systematic practices of processing pay applications and the invoice cycle will be demonstrated.  Includes a discussion of lien releases and insurance certification requirements.

Session 8 – “The habits of a complete Project Engineer”

Beyond the processes – What the best Project Engineers know and do.  A practical look at intangible traits, characteristics, and habits that can be learned and practiced to facilitate project success.  Includes hands-on exercises.