Senior Project Engineer

Location: Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Functions: Design and Construction

Stream Data Centers is seeking an senior project engineer with a minimum of 3 years of commercial construction experience. Project engineers will work closely with all members of the project team and will be responsible for the following:

  • Participation and application of Stream Data Centers’ Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) plan to constantly maintain injury-free environments including performing weekly safety audits.
  • An on-site representative for Stream Data Centers working with the General Contractor to resolve project obstacles.
  • Understanding and enforcement of contracts, between Stream Data Centers and Prime Contractors.
  • Assist Stream Management Team in the implementation of Stream Data Centers policies and the execution of the project.
  • Participation in trainings and company meetings to facilitate individual and company growth.
  • Organizing and electronically archiving project files for easy access by the project team.
  • Monitoring project schedules. Working with the General Contractor to recognize risk and constraint impacts to the project schedule.
  • Monitoring and reporting of various document control such as daily reports, material procurement logs, submittal logs, as-builts, testing and inspection logs, RFI logs, and change order logs.
  • Negotiating and reviewing change orders with the General Contractor and Stream Management.
  • Attending multiple project meetings and review and understanding meeting notes.
  • Preparing and submitting a weekly project report.
  • Participating in project cost control. This includes maintaining internal records and reviewing General Contractors on pay applications on a monthly basis.
  • Detailed knowledge of the assigned project scopes with a 100% hands-on approach.

Stream Data Centers powers, cools, protects, and connects the technology of the world’s well-known hyperscale data companies, cloud providers and large enterprises. Developing and operating across eight markets in North America. Stream has evolved data center design in innovative ways to deliver dramatic gains in reliability, efficiency and sustainability in flexible environments that can scale as quickly as the market demands. Stream’s business is growing exponentially, through a combination of greenfield market expansion and acquisitions across North America.


We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess:

  • Organized work approach with the ability to adapt and adjust as required to support the projects’ current needs.
  • Detailed knowledge of the assigned project scopes with a 100% hands-on approach.
  • A desire to seek out and resolve construction problems/conflicts that arise during design and construction phases.
  • Goal-orientated approach to promptly coordinate and resolve project issues within the project team (including interfacing with designers, engineers, and contractors).
  • Excellent listening and strong communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex issues.
  • Effective participation in team environment.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite. Additional program knowledge a plus.
  • 3 years of experience as a project engineer, preferably with Data Center experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, civil engineering or related field. Will consider other work or field experiences toward education.
  • A strong work ethic, a “can-do” attitude and a passion for construction.