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Peter Kazella & Associates, Inc. Project Engineer - Data Center Construction in Des Moines, Iowa

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This opportunity is a leading provider of mission-critical data center construction solutions. This firm provides a complete life cycle of solutions that are custom-fit to the requirements of their client's mission-critical facilities. They build mission-critical data center facilities for companies nationwide !

Project Engineer - Data Center Construction - Des Moines IA


  • Assist in planning and organizing large scale data center construction projects

  • Put together Critical Facilities Construction Project plans – size up, costs, scheduling , timeline

  • Maintain liaison with primary client, A/E firm, Owner's Rep firm, and other vendors to facilitate construction activities and be responsible for communication of information among all project team members

  • Assist in establishing project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards. Put these in clear concise work statement for the field

  • Responsible for managing financial status of the project including preparation of project status and accuracy of financial reports

  • Work with Preconstruction, Estimating and Purchasing in development initial project budget. Lead the preconstruction effort as it relates to Project Engineering

  • Manage the subcontract change order process including review of subcontractor estimates, negotiate change orders and obtain required owner approvals

  • Manage financial aspects of contracts (progress billing, rental equipment, income/expenses) to protect the company’s interest as well as maintain good relationship with the client

  • Manage project close-out, including securing warranties, guarantees, and acceptance of work, final payment and records retention


  • Bachelor’s Degree plus minimum of eight years’ related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience

  • Must be familiar with the design process of building systems for data center and mission critical projects

  • Knowledge of accounting principles and cost control procedures, estimating and construction costs

  • Knowledge of scheduling, purchasing, and engineering principles and techniques and various MEP building systems

  • Demonstrated ability to thoroughly understand drawings and specifications, general contract and subcontract documents, materials, means and methods

  • Experience with Data Center Construction Projects a Huge Plus

  • Client Facing /Client relationship / Client Management skills and strong oral and written communication skills required

  • Strong computer skills and a familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite of programs, also any scheduling software experience is a plus.

    Submittal Instructions:

    Please send resumes to ( resume at pkaza dot com ) with 14666392 in the subject. After applying, if you have further questions, you may call 973-895-5200 and ask for Iggy. You can also submit via our career portal and take a look at other Critical Facility openings we are working on at

    If you are in Data Center Facilities but this opportunity is not what you are looking for let’s still talk. New openings are coming in weekly and others we are not allowed to post. We also not only keep leads confidential but pay for referrals as well.

    Company offers competitive salaries and benefits package including medical insurance, a 401(k) plan

    EOE/AA Employer M/F/D/V

    Pkaza, LLC is a third party employment firm. All fees assessed by Pkaza will be paid by our employer that we represent and not by the candidate.

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