MKD Electric Project Engineer in Hammond, Indiana

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MKD Electric is one of the Midwest’s largest full-service merit shop industrial electrical contractors, specializing in instrumentation and control systems integration. For over twenty years, we have designed, built, installed, and maintained our clients’ systems, projects, and facilities. As Chicagoland’s largest merit shop industrial electrical contractor, we specialize in working in a variety of industrial environments, including chemical, petrochemical, distribution, packaging, and more.

Project Engineer

The Project Engineer’s primary function will be to facilitate the day to day construction activities as needed to ensure that project needs and requirements are being met. This will require being proficient in the use of our systems and being able to easily interpret information, making necessary adjustments to projects and communicating project status/updates. The Project Engineer’s responsibilities will include monitoring and measuring project performance goals, reporting results and providing options for resolution to the team.


  • Facilitate project personnel including MKD staff and client representatives

  • Facilitate Pre-Job analysis, project estimates, SOW and budgets

  • Set up document control system, internal database, sequencing work efficiency, determining tools & equipment for project needs

  • Facilitate licensing and permit requirements for projects

  • In conjunction with the Project Managers, responsibilities will include performing monthly financial projections; analyzing labor hours, comp rate, material budgets, and other project expenses.

  • Generate and distribute reports as required as well as manage change orders

  • In conjunction with the project manager, you will be responsible for hosting kickoff meetings with project team, including on-site visits

  • In charge of overseeing database tracking for assigned projects and project document control

  • Program utilization: Accubid (Estimating and Change Order Pro), Spectrum Construction Software


  • AS or BS degree in Construction Management or Industrial Engineering

  • Recent graduate or 1-2 years of related experience

  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and Primavera P6


We offer a comprehensive employment package that includes:

  • Career growth opportunities

  • Strong safety culture with training

  • Competitive wage(s)

  • Eligible bonus based on company performance

  • Annual performance reviews

  • Company Vehicle

  • Company Gas Card

  • 401(k) plan w/company match up to 4%

  • Paid sick time

  • Paid vacation time program

  • Eligibility for health benefits which includes:

  • Medical insurance – shared cost

  • Company paid dental insurance

  • Company paid vision insurance

  • Company paid life insurance and AD&D insurance

  • Company paid short term disability insurance

  • Optional life insurance for you, your spouse and children

  • Optional long term disability insurance

  • Full-time in-house training instructors

  • Multiple training & development opportunities

  • Tuition reimbursement for authorized training

  • Social activities

  • Holiday Party, BBQ’s, fun all hands on meetings, golf outings, contests, etc…

  • Charitable activities

  • Make-A-Wish Foundation and Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and others

  • Open door policy