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Construction Project Engineer

Job description

Position Description:

The Construction Project Engineer (PE) is responsible for all on-site project administration and for management of the office engineers and jobsite administrator. The PE has direct responsibility for project financials, planning and scheduling, for supervision of personnel and for completion of tasks required to fulfill the project's goals. This position requires an extraordinary level of attention to detail as well as the proficient use of project management tools and software. A project engineer works with stakeholders at all levels and will be required to negotiate with owners, suppliers and trade partners in resolving disputes and managing changes.


Position Qualifications:

  • A 4-year degree in civil or structural engineering, architecture, or construction management.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years’ experience on large commercial construction projects
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Computer software - Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel based templates, Prolog, Primavera and AutoDesk Suite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Past internships in the construction industry.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist the project manager and superintendents as follows:
  • Accumulate all necessary data and prepare the monthly owner pay applications.
  • Discover and resolve interface conflicts between the company and trade partners, as well as among trade partners.
  • Assist the company's field supervisors on interpretation of drawings, specifications, RFIs and questions for and from the architect/engineer.
  • Develop/manage the cost control and labor recap in conjunction with the project manager and project superintendent.
  • Process and estimate all potential change orders and requests for information.
  • Assist in development and management of the project schedule.
  • Assist with engineering details and special design.
  • Track and report on the progress of the project.
  • Assist with production analysis studies.
  • Manage the timely acquisition of materials and equipment and field-initiated purchasing.
  • Run weekly owner/architect/contractor meetings and maintain meeting minutes.
  • Assist in monthly margin analysis.
  • Update and maintain the project record utilizing the Book of 14.
  • Participate in jobsite safety meetings, weekly safety audits, etc.
  • Facilitate the quality control plan and participate in preparatory meetings, initial inspections, follow-up inspections, etc.
  • Assist in interpretation of the BIM and VDC specifications.
  • Manage, train and mentor the office engineers and the jobsite administrator.