Project Engineer

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Job Description:  Project Engineer

Purpose: Provide engineering support for large construction projects. Plan, develop, and manage small construction projects. Responsible for facilitating the construction designs to ensure cost effective, high quality, and safe installations in accordance with project requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Team player contributing to a positive and productive environment in the Company.
  2. Perform preliminary design and cost estimating including load calculations, pipe and duct sizing, and material takeoffs. Drive drawing development process.
  3. Attend project turnover meeting to understand project execution strategies.
  4. Review and understand the contract and scope of work to ensure project requirements are met.
  5. Work under the direction of the Project Manager in execution of assigned projects.
  1. Assist the project manager with project management tasks as assigned by the project manager.
  2. Work within the established budget for labor and materials.
  3. Proactively seek to identify means of reducing total cost of the project to protect and grow the gross profit on the project
  4. Generate construction plan drawings for design/build projects utilizing the most cost-effective drawing method and established Company and industry accepted drawing standards.
  5. Partner with the Project Manager and Foremen to maximize pre-fabrication advantages and ensure labor, material, tools and information are in the right place at the right time.
  6. Partner with Foremen and Designers to develop fabrication and installation drawings to minimize the total cost of installation.
  7. Work closely with the project team to ensure drawings convey the correct information and are error free.
  8. Provide purchasing information based upon approved drawings and specifications.
  9. Coordinate and schedule prefabrication work and job site deliveries.
  10. Coordinate installation requirements with field staff
  11. Identify change and assist the Project Manager with cost control.
  12. Maintain a sense of urgency on the project – address issues promptly as they arise.
  13. Participate in project planning meetings and assist the Project Manager with planning and communication.
  14. Act as quality control and assure that industry standards and project objectives are met.
  15. Be proactive and cooperative with Local Authorities regarding code compliance and regulatory issues.
  16. Mentors fellow employees to enhance their skill sets.
  17. Participate in trade association and other networking activities.
  18. Perform other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager.


  1. Excellent problem solving and trouble shooting skills.
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in engineering.
  3. Experience performing load calculations, energy modeling and life cycle cost analysis.
  4. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD. 3D modeling experience using Revit MEP, CADmep or other programs a plus.
  5. Must have good listening skills
  6. Skill in estimating time and material requirements.
  7. Excellent reasoning, verbal and written communication skills.