Project Engineer, Civil Engineering

Responsible for applying intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices. Utilizes advanced techniques, theory precepts and practices in the civil engineering field and related sciences and disciplines. This position includes technical direction over other Engineers, Designers and CADD Technicians, and exercises judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. Responsible for the complete project design and document preparation, and effectively communicates with the Client and involved agencies on a regular basis, and with the project team, including other consultants.

Project Engineer-Core Responsibilities

  • Coordinates technical and administrative activities with those of other disciplines and other departments in the company participating in a project.

  • Conceptualizes the initial design approach for projects and has the overall responsibility for the project design through completion.

  • Assists the Project Manager in the preparation of proposed project scopes and fees.

  • Plans, schedules, and coordinates the work of the project team, including the coordination of the project with the review agencies.

  • Serves as a liaison between clients and agencies, subcontractors and other consultants on the project team.

  • Conducts constructability and design reviews of design and construction plans, technical specifications, contract documents and cost estimates.

  • Participates in construction services including contract administration and construction observation.

Project Engineer -Position Requirements

  • Effective supervision of Engineers, Designers and CADD personnel.

  • Able to evaluate the performance of supervised personnel and make appropriate recommendations on hiring, firing and promotions.

  • Effectively establishes project priorities and standards.

  • Able to perform engineering planning and design, and provide technical support of project work.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.

  • Registered as a Professional Engineer preferred.


  • Minimum of 5 years of design experience and progressively increasing level of project responsibility.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Minimum of intermediate skill with AutoCAD Civil 3D, Word, Excel and Microsoft Project.


  • OSHA-10 or -30 certification preferred.

Physical Requirement

  • Walk job sites during inspections, sometimes on uneven terrain.

  • Carry construction tools and equipment (up to 30 pounds) onto job sites with regularity.

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