Architectural Project Engineer Job at UFP Industries, Dayton, OH

  • UFP Industries
  • Dayton, OH

Job Description

Join our operations team where you will be influential in shaping our business strategy and ensuring we have the most effective operations. Be your own boss by creating your own career path and pushing your professional limits.

Job Summary

The Project Engineer is responsible for all aspects of engineering for large divisional projects as well as multi-divisional projects, including, the preparation of drawings for customer approval and detail fabrication drawings for internal use. RFI and GC submittal knowledge is critical. Strong ability to examine and interpret architectural intent from commercial/retail construction drawing with supplemental documentation required. The information produced must represent the customer's design intent while incorporating valuable, efficient engineering, which will result in excellent customer satisfaction, excellent product quality, and maximum financial benefits for idX.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities
  • Ability to thoroughly examine and interpret architectural intent from commercial / retail / construction drawings, specifications, and supplemental documentation
  • Ability to review RFI's from vendors and GC and responded with detailed and accurate answers within a quick turn around time
  • High level of experience interpreting commercial / retail / residential construction drawings
  • Substantial knowledge of commercial / retail / residential millwork and casework
  • Work closely with in the field superintendent and installers to insure installation of product is seamless
  • Work closely with the production team to provide input on the best methods of construction
  • Plan, organize and control the integration and completion of engineering projects for large sized divisional projects, as well as projects requiring multi-divisional collaboration
  • Knowledge and familiarity with the AWI and/or AWS standards
  • Review and approval external shop drawings from vendors making sure all submittals are accurate and as required for GC submittal *Produce high quality shop drawings from architectural drawings, sketches, specifications, verbal and supplemental documentation *Drawings to include fully defined elevations, cross sections and details, finishes, bill of material lists, product lists and kit lists *Coordinate and manage details with other drawings being produced by other drafters / trades
  • Work out drawing issues / solutions with other departments
  • Strong ability to pay attention to detail
  • Able to travel to job sites as required
  • Coordinate activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems related to assigned medium - large sized divisional projects
  • Produce drawing specifications for customer review based on the prescribed design using the corporate standard for engineering/drawing
  • Review product design for compliance with idX engineering standards, customer requirements and any other related specifications
  • Review all drawings and specification with the assigned Project Management team
  • Find, source and develop information and details for efficient production resulting in excellent quality
  • Collaborate with production team to ensure efficient production details and division manufacturing standards are incorporated into engineering documents
  • Create Methods of Manufacturing (MoM) for all manufactured wood/metal/plastic products
  • Review all machining requirements with machine programming and production personnel
  • Define and execute production scope including buy out items, wood, metal and plastics
  • Work with procurement to ensure timely ordering of buyout/long delivery items
  • Review all material requirements for ERP entry
  • Maintain, track and update all revisions to the Methods of Manufacturing (MoM)
  • Create material requirement projections and work with purchasing to procure materials within schedule
  • Prepare interim and completion project reports for all stakeholders
  • Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases
  • Prioritize cost savings throughout all processes, offering value engineering suggestions and ensuring we are not compromising cost of quality

  • 5+ years experience as a Project Engineer in a wood and/or metal manufacturing environment, store fixture industry preferred
  • Working knowledge of Adobe / Bluebeam software
  • AWI/AWS standards experience required *Previous experience with RFI's & GC submittals- (do we put a certain amount of years of expereince here) *Architectural Millwork engineering experience required (do we put years of exp here? Dayton had 2+ years for Arch exp)
  • Proven ability to manage and successfully execute an engineering program which requires multi-divisional coordination *Extensive experience with Microvellum and other 3D software required (AutoCAd, Inventor, Recit and/or Wood Cad Cam) in conjunction with architectural projects.
  • Broad understanding of manufacturing techniques in the wood and/or metal industries
  • Knowledge of multi-materials including wood, metal, plastics, glass, etc.
  • Knowledge of drafting standards, mathematics, science, and engineering technology
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel programs is required
  • Working understanding of ERP software is preferred
  • Exposure to other Autodesk software including Vault
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to express oneself professionally utilizing both verbal and written communications
  • Ability to problem-solve quickly and effectively
  • Ability to produce under pressure of timelines and customer demands
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently to work on multiple projects simultaneously ensuring all key dates are met while maintaining the highest level of quality

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Tags

Interim role,

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