Senior Project Engineer (2359)

Project Management/Ops Team  |  Cleveland, Ohio, United States  |  174954

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At Southland we aspire to build a workforce that’s as diverse as the people who occupy the buildings we design, build and maintain. Building talent by design, is our intentional approach to creating a truly safe, collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters growth, empowers professional achievement and where people are treated with respect at all levels.

If you’re someone with a true passion for our industry, a life-long learner, with high accountability and a drive for results we’re looking for you!  At Southland, we hire problem solvers that are focused on providing customer value through continuous improvement and will take ownership to create the best experiences that will have an impact wider than their own job.  We thrive on creating a strong company and culture where you’ll feel engaged, challenged and valued.

If you’re ready for the next big step in your career and want a career full of fun and excitement and to be a part of a fast-paced growing company, then JOIN our team and become a part of an organization that values PEOPLESAFETY, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION, INTEGRITY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUSTAINABILITY.

**Take a peek at what it's like to be in Project Management at Southland Industries:

Project Engineer II - MEP Construction

Are you looking for an opportunity to build your experience in project management? If so, Southland Industries’ Project Engineer II position is for you! In this role, you will work on exciting, multi-million dollar commercial MEP projects as you develop your skills in estimating, scheduling and project management within the design-build construction process.

What you’ll do:

  • You'll get to work on a large and innovative project that will excite and challenge you
  • You'll get to develop your project management and leadership skills and will be surrounded by a team who loves to collaborate
  • You'll develop and implement strategies and plans to ensure the team meets or exceeds the project delivery contractually and financially
  • You'll manage change orders and expedites material and provide interpretation of plans and specifications
  • You'll use your estimating skills to track the impact of project changes
  • You'll be counted on to analyze and resolve questions and problems
  • You'll keep management and stakeholders informed on all issues affecting project timeline and budget
  • You'll track, report and work to improve production of self-performed work
  • You'll be a key support person to the Project Manager and team as needed
  • You'll share your technical knowledge and help guide less experienced Project Engineers

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Construction Management and have 5-7 years of experience working with a mechanical contractor
  • You have a deep knowledge of applicable systems design – HVAC, plumbing, system operations
  • You understand and have the capacity to read technical drawings
  • You know how to plan for the future and can see what is needed down the road for the success of a project
  • You are hard-working, enjoy learning and growing and want the opportunity to grow your career
  • You love to learn and don't mind rolling up your sleeves to do what it takes to get the job done
  • You have strong time management and communication skills
  • You have the ability to prioritize and creatively solve problems
  • You are accountable and take initiative on your projects. Accountability is one of our CORE Values at Southland!

YOU Matter


As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

  • 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match(no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance – 100% Paid for Employee
  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Disability Income Protection Insurance
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Paid Parental Leave Benefits
  • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave
  • Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses

For more information on Southland Industries, please visit our web site: Southland Careers or on Facebook or LinkedIN or Twitter

To hear what our employees are saying about working at Southland Industries, check out our Career Video - Working at Southland

Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

**All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug test, background check and professional reference checks. **

**We are not able to offer sponsorship of employment at this time**

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What we look for in our project engineers and project managers is effective problem solving and the ability to facilitate team-oriented discussions that can lead to the implementation of solutions. If you thrive on managing large-scale projects, mentoring others and are passionate about safety, then this is the track for you.

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