• BKF Engineers
  • $121,820.00 -179,460.00/year*
  • Newport Beach , CA
  • Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
  • Full-Time
  • 2215 Arbutus St

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Project Assistant Position

Provide active monitoring of staff activities and resolution of outstanding issues in order to increase team efficiency and productivity, minimize items \"falling through the cracks\", and improve client service. Support management and engineering staff as needed to pro-actively complete overhead items and project deliverables. Duties would include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Assist project manager in preparation of proposals, additional service requests, and scope change e-mails. Update and maintain proposal data base.
  • Assist project manager in monthly project billing and the status of account receivables.
  • Schedule, track, and monitor meetings and confirm attendance with everyone who is invited to attend the meeting.
  • During meetings, project engineers will identify all BKF Action Items.
  • Upon returning from the meeting, the project engineer will either complete each item immediately or add it to the project Outstanding Issues Lists (OILs.)
  • Track and monitor outstandingissues for active projects until each issue isresolved. Work with project engineers to update (OILs) weekly.
  • During initial project research phase, obtain electronic and/or hard copies of record as-built drawings from City, County, Water District, or other local agencies.
  • During Design Phase, track construction drawing submittal deadlines, date submittal made, date comments expected, assist in preparation of response to comments, track re-submittal deadline. Repeat until we have a permit. This includes hard copy submittals as well as uploads/downloads to and from agency websites. During plan production and distribution, plot hard copy plan sets and/or compile electronic plan sets (pdfs).
  • During Plan Permit Processing phase, arrange for delivery and/or pick-up of plan submittal packages from local agencies.
  • During Construction Phase, track contractor material submittals and RFIs, coordinate BKF responses, follow up with reviewing agencies for final approval.Maintain submittal and RFI logs.
  • Use pdf editor to create finished exhibits from rough sketches in order to clearly and concisely illustrate design issues and/or proposed solutions for presentation to decision makers.
  • Update and maintain engineering libraries of agency standards & product catalogs, hard copy and/or electronic copy.
  • Prepare responses to request for proposal by assisting Marketing and Engineering staff in the development of resumes, project sheets, graphics, and overall proposal preparation.
  • Lead office administrative tasks such as ordering supplies, coordination lunch meetings, and office upkeep.
  • Benefits:

    BKF offersan excellentcompensation and benefits package that includes; competitive salaries, bonuses, profit sharing, pension plans, and 401k, as well as, premium medical, dental, and vision plans. BKF also offers life insurance, long-term disability, gym reimbursement,flexible schedules, free coffee, tea, fruit, bagelsandoatmeal. As well as, company sponsored sports teams and clubs. Annual Company Picnic at Six Flags with free admission for employees and their families, Holiday Casino Party Luncheon and Holiday Dinner Celebration. Employees alsohave access to BKFs corporate condo in Lake Tahoe!

    an excellent and What makes BKF a great choice?
  • ENR 2017 California'sDesign Firm of the Year
  • Design Firm of the Year
  • BKF is on the \"Top 100 Hottest firms\" list
  • \"Top Work Place 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 by the Bay Area News Group
  • ZweigWhite \"2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Best Firms To Work For\" Top 100 in the U.S.
  • \"Best Firm to Work for North Bay\" North Bay Business Journal, 8 years in a row
  • Thechance to work on iconic Bay Area projects
  • Competitivesalary and performance bonuses
  • Professionaldevelopment training
  • Company retirement
  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Associated topics: account, account executive, account manager, account representative, business, buyer, estimator, marketing, project manager, sales

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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