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Office Engineer

Location : Lakeland, FL
Job Type : Internal Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

The Office Engineer is responsible for assisting project manager and/or superintendent with day-to-day tasks of managing Structural Steel Projects.



Day to Day tasks include: 

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate Structural Steel Projects

  • Develop Pre-Construction Schedule and Erection Burn Rate

  • Select and oversee work performed by Sub-Contractors or employees

  • Oversee construction workers and their immediate supervisors

  • Ensure the project is completed within a specified time

  • Determine labor requirements

  • Ensure the construction work is completed on schedule in conjunction with Site Superintendent or Field Foreman

  • Oversee delivery of materials, construction tools, and equipment

  • Ensure all safety precautions are adhered to

  • Coordinate safety inspections with Safety Director

  • Monitor compliance with set regulations and project specifications per AISC

  • Develop Schedule of Values from Estimators proposal

  • Coordinate document control with project accountants

  • Oversee overall profitability of project with burn rate tracking and cost tracking via accounting software

  • Review and negotiate contracts with client and involvement of legal team as required

  • Schedule kick-off meetings with internal team

  • Schedule pre-erection kick off meeting with erectors and safety personnel

  • Ability to read structural steel shop drawings

  • Ability to read Architectural and Structural plans

  • Coordinate shop drawings with in-house engineering department or modeling sub-contractor

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

  • Basic Microsoft Office proficiency

  • Ability to schedule project using Microsoft Project

  • Ability to successfully coordinate with clients and build long term relationships

  • Quantify steel elements both structural and misc. of a project

  • Develop knowledge of steel construction pricing

  • Assist in BIM/VDC Coordination meeting aiming to implementation of best practices and value to both Clients and GMF


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business, or other required

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills required

  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously


  • Starting Pay: $60,000

  • Based on Experience 


  • Monday – Friday

  • 8 AM – 6 PM 

About GMF:

  • GMF Steel Group is an Inc 5000 company and one of the fastest growing Steel firms in the Southeastern US.

  • GMF Steel Group is headquartered in Lakeland, Florida with offices in Lakeland, Orlando, Tampa, and Winston-Salem.

  • GMF Steel Group Fabrication Plant is located in Lakeland, Florida and produces over 20,000 tons of Structural Steel annually with the latest BIM fabrication technology.

  • GMF Steel Group services the Southeastern US and Gulf Coast with over 150 employees across 5 offices.

  • GMF Steel Group core sectors of the Structural Steel market include Amusement Parks, Sports Arenas, Office, Education, Health Care, Hospitality, Retail, Light and Heavy Industrial projects.

  • GMF incorporates the latest technology through Building Information Modeling (BIM) to integrate all facets of Steel Construction and 4-D modeling.

  • GMF Steel Group is an AISC Certified Fabricator and AISC Advance Certified Erector.

  • GMF Steel Group takes pride in recruiting and developing the best talent through education of latest technology and best practices.

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