Project Engineer Job Description

A project engineer is a type of engineer that has experience and holds an engineering degree that is related to a particular field, such as civil, mechanical, or electrical engineering.

A project engineer is responsible for the planning and design of projects.

They make decisions, assessments and analyses, and estimates, based on the requirements of the project.

Project engineers also work with clients to gather information and to ensure that the project is in compliance with the requirements and regulations of local authorities.

Project engineers may be required to work with other engineers and technicians on projects, or they may be assigned to a project team.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Project Engineer to manage the construction of a new office building. The engineer will be responsible for overseeing the project from start to finish, ensuring that the building is constructed according to the plans and within the budget.

Project Engineer Duties:

  • Develop, coordinate, and manage all technical aspects of projects.
  • Prepare design specifications and project plans.
  • Ensure work meets all quality standards.
  • Provide direction to contractors working on site.
  • Develop and maintain team relationships with architects, general contractors, and other external stakeholders.

Project Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage concept, design, and detail engineering drawings for construction projects.
  • Review engineering designs, specifications, and estimates, making recommendations where appropriate to enhance technical and cost effectiveness.
  • Review and manage project schedules, and submit schedules and planning reports for client approval as necessary.
  • Develop and manage procurement and contracting processes, including response to RFQs and RFPs, and negotiation of contracts.
  • Develop and manage quality assurance and quality control programs to assure requirements are met, including preparation of certifications and qualifications of contractors and subcontractors.
  • Develop and manage construction budget including development of cost models and cost forecasts, and preparation of reports and budget analysis.
  • Manage technical activities including prefabrication of construction components.

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or related field.
  • 3+ years experience in a professional engineering role.
  • Knowledge of building codes and standards.
  • Knowledge of general construction methods and technologies, and ability to interpret technical drawings and contracts.
  • Knowledge of building code requirements and scheduling methods.

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to success. We are committed to building a team that reflects our diverse community and encouraging applications from all qualified individuals. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, , and ages.