Whiting-Turner Project Engineers are team members who help manage all aspects of construction projects. Reporting to a Project Manager, the Project Engineer’s major duties include:
1. Coordinating work with project owner representatives, architects, engineers, inspectors, and site subcontractors.
2. Managing estimating and biddng processes and tracking costs to manage project budget.
3. Writing contracts and purchase orders using company boilerplate language to document all ordered work, schedules, projected costs, change orders and technical specifications.
4. Participating in meetings to coordinate work and manage labor concerns.
5. Implementing project schedules including each task associated with project completion.
6. Documenting the technical, financial and personnel aspects of each project.
7. Reviewing project drawings, specifications, submittals and change orders.
8. Providing field support to construction superintendents to help ensure contract compliance, quality control and maintenance of a safe work site.
9. Tracking project phase completion against milestones.
Basic qualifications for Project Engineer candidates include:
1. Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline, Engineering Technology or Construction Management, Construction Technology.
1. Knowledge of engineering principles.
2. Knowledge of basic business principles sufficient to project and monitor expenses.
3. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel.
4. Ability to read and understand technical specifications, technical manuals, product/material installation instructions and engineering/architectural drawings.
5. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
6. Experience with construction projects, mechanical/electrical systems, building materials, building mechanics or working with craft workers.