Project Engineer Certificate Course (24 Hours)
Training to equip your personnel with a knowledge base and work examples of that knowledge being applied to essential industry-standard processes and practices. Participants will meet weekly on Tuesdays from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm PT on Zoom beginning on May 16, 2023, continuing through July 25, 2023, to complete the program and earn the certificate.
What title does your company assign to 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.
Participants will meet weekly on Tuesdays from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm PT on Zoom beginning on May 16, 2023, continuing through July 25, 2023, to complete the program and earn the certificate. The following topics will be covered throughout the weekly sessions:
Session 1 – What is a Project Engineer
Take a practical look at the role of Project Engineers, core responsibilities, and their role in successful project outcomes.
Session 2 – Early Project Requirements
Plans – Specs – Submittals. Learn the systematic approach to early issue identification through the proper review of the project documents.
Session 3 – Scope & Contracts
Focus on a discussion surrounding the process of developing the scope of work as it relates to both the project as a whole and individual trades and subcontractors.
Session 4 – Project Communication and Documentation
Join in hands-on learning exercises 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
Participate in a roundtable discussion and overview of subcontracting, purchase orders, and change management processes.
Session 6 – Cost Tracking and Earned Value Management
Learn about the project budget process, including industry-standard practices for tracking job costs at both the GC and Subcontractor levels.
Session 7 – Progress Billings, Releases & Insurance
Master the practices of processing pay applications and the invoice cycle will be demonstrated, including a discussion of lien releases and insurance certification requirements.
Session 8 – Habits of a Complete Project Engineer
Practice what the best Project Engineers know and do. This session takes a practical look at intangible traits, characteristics, and habits that can be learned and practiced to facilitate project success with hands-on exercises.
About the Instructors
Paul Stout, Director of Education Development (Power Summit)
Paul is the founder and Director of Education Development for Power Summit a national training company. His understanding of the construction process, vast experience and dynamic presentation skills enables him to write and present seminar material with authority and conviction. Paul Stout is a construction project manager, estimator, LEED Accredited Professional, facilitator and seminar instructor bringing more than twenty-three years of practical, hands-on construction experience to the arena. Since 1999, Paul has presented or facilitated more than 500 construction training seminars and workshops in 60 US cities spanning 22 states and internationally in Guam and Djibouti.