Job Title:  5778 VA Construction Project Engineer    

Location:  Tidewater, Virginia

Company:  Civil Engineering firm

Job description

Plans and directs civil engineering projects such as piers, wharfs, bulkheads, shoreline protection. The Project Engineer works with the Superintendent to develop a dynamic relationship co-responsible for total contract performance and profitability. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Analyzes and understands plans and specifications.
  2. Knows administrative procedures as outlined in Project Administration Manual.
  3. Possesses field expertise:
    1. inspects construction site to monitor progress
    2. ensure conformance to:
      1. engineering plans,
      2. specifications,
      3. construction and safety standards.
  4. Proficient with CPM scheduling program; produces accurate schedules as needed.
  5. Supervises and coordinates submittal process and working drawings requirements.
  6. Prepares or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, environmental impact studies, and designs for project as necessary
  7. Provides Contract interpretation and clarification.
  8. Communicates in clear and professional manner both verbally and in writing with job team and owners.
  9. Maintains and updates project schedules:
    1. Updates monthly schedules with assistance of Project Superintendent.
    2. Assists Project Superintendent with weekly two week look ahead schedule review.
  10. Understands cost and productivity data.
  11. Maintains, verifies, and reports cost and income quantities for work performed.
  12. Reviews, approves, and submits progress billings.
  13. Analyzes, prepares, maintains, and monitors job costs and production budgets.
  14. Works with Superintendent to control job costs and production budgets.
  15. Prepares and submits accurate and timely monthly cost, income, and cash flow projections.
  16. Executes and approves subcontractor requisitions and vendor invoices.
  17. Coordinates, prices, and assists Project Manager in settlement of change orders and claims.
  18. Responds to issues quickly; proactive in problem solving; handles multiple tasks.
  19. Manages time and organizes office and filing system efficiently; organizes and maintains accurate project correspondence files.
  20. Maintains Subcontractor insurance certificate compliance.
  21. Maintains project compliance with underground utility notifications and locations (i.e. Miss Utility and others).
  22. Promotes and participates in 2 week and long-range planning with job team; includes job team in all planning.
  23. Treats all coworkers with respect; works well with subs and suppliers.
  24. Consistently applies and always enforces Safety Policy.​


  1. Civil Engineering or Construction Management degree.
  2. 3+ years of engineering work experience including bridge work or marine structure work.
  3. Proficient with CPM scheduling programs such as Primavera Project Planner.


  1. Excellent compensation package. 
  2. Relocation is NOT available
  3. Preliminary questions: 
  4. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.​