Development Project Engineer

at Quality Technology Services, LLC
Location Duluth
Date Posted May 15, 2021
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


The Property Development Project Engineer is primarily responsible for assisting with the design, preconstruction and construction activities on a given project(s). The Project Engineer will interact on a daily basis with Facilities, Contractors, Designers, Engineers, Commissioning Agents, Vendors, and Data Center Operations & Corporate real estate staff and should have both written and oral communication skills commensurate with this level of regular communication.ResponsibilitiesAssist Development leadership and Project Manager with day to day activities and responsibilitiesAssist with multiple projects on a campus(es) and maintain updated budgets, schedules, and status reports for eachAssist with updates on development program & project status on a monthly basis suitable for executive level reviews.Work with QTS stakeholders, design, and construction teams to help with master development program for site(s), including a complete campus design solution and capital budget.Assist with entitlement and permitting needs for each assigned site project(s)Assist with scopes of work for design, construction, commissioning services & participate in procurement and project cost estimatesEvaluate and level pricing proposals for design, construction, and commissioning servicesWork closely with strategic procurement team on equipment procurement and delivery processEnsure appropriate submittals are coordinated with site stakeholdersAssist with monitoring project budget / cost-to-date against overall project budget.Review project schedules and manage teams to on-time completionReview change order requests from contractors and negotiate pricingAssist with establishing site construction security procedures in conjunction with site security teamEstablish and maintain relationships serving as liaison with key QTS stakeholdersRepresent QTS Interests in OAC meetingsCreate & build relationships that enhance QTS's ability to be a leader in creating the World's Most Valuable Data Center Real EstateAid in due diligence efforts on an as-needed basis by participating with real estate efforts on potential or new land banks and properties, including: Evaluate opportunities to design & build new data centers by working with key stakeholders: Corporate Real Estate, Connectivity, Power & Construction teams.Assist with establishing and monitoring entitlement and permit processes for individual projects as neededWork with the internal development team to enhance project management processes and protocolsBasic QualificationsBachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management field or equivalent professional experienceExperience with Microsoft Office suite, specifically PowerPoint for use in communicating program updates to executive level, and Excel to create and maintain site program & individual project budgetsPreferred QualificationsOne or more years of professional experience in commercial construction practices and procedures, including management of Lump Sum, Construction and Design Build project delivery methods from conceptual development through procurement to close outExperience or exposure in mission critical data center facilitiesExperience with management of MEP tradesKnowledge, Skills and AbilitiesExcellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with all levels of the organizationMust be a capable, proven team player that both fosters and operates well within internal and external team environments.Able to solve problems at a tactical and functional levelStrong Verbal and Written Communication SkillsAbility to manage multiple projects simultaneouslyWe conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or discrimination claim.The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available here: "EEO is the Law" Poster; "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement. The pay transparency policy is available here:Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Poster-FormattedQTS is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.