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Project Engineer (Heavy Civil Construction)

Granite Construction Inc

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General Summary

This position is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating and managing onsite construction engineering activities, such as concrete, structures, and spillway work for construction projects in excess of $50 million to ensure quality and cost effectiveness.Essential

Job Accountabilities

  • Manage job controls to ensure compliance with contract, budget, schedule, forecasting and job costing.
  • Supervise, direct, and mentor project staff to ensure individual development and that project standards are met and work is completed on time and under budget.
  • Develop and maintain project schedule to ensure work is completed on time and under budget.
  • Provide technical support in construction planning, quality control, interpretation of design, application of construction methods, resolution and documentation of design conflicts, and constructability reviews to ensure successful job completion.
  • Develop, implement and administer project engineering procedures and other work controlling documents to ensure clarification of roles.
  • Represent company, project and/or department during client and project management meetings to ensure effective communication.
  • Develop and maintain all job reporting and logs to ensure project compliance.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, or related field preferred, or equivalent combinations of technical training and related experience.

Work Experience

  • 7+ years of construction experience with concrete, structures, spillway work, or similar.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Proficiency with all MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), AGTEK Take-off and Primavera Scheduling software.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction engineering technology, codes, standards, etc. plus an in-depth understanding of the interdependence and relationship between other functional units required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, plus demonstrated ability to manage a team of varied disciplines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Subject to outside working conditions. At times will be working around large construction equipment, must be safety conscience.

Additional Requirements/Skills

  • Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Team player
  • Ability and willingness to abide by Granite’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive


RC Executive Management Inc.

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One of our Top Client Commercial Construction Companies over 50 YEARS IN THE business in Florida seeks an experienced successful Superintendent for a General Contractor - Commercial Construction Company.

We are seeking a results-driven construction engineer to manage our construction project. You will be contributing to the planning and design of the project, allocating resources to each of the project's stages, and overseeing the engineering processes of our construction project.

To ensure success as a construction engineer, you should demonstrate extensive experience as a construction engineer and the ability to provide leadership. An accomplished construction engineer will be someone whose expertise in construction engineering results in constructions that are cost-effective and structurally sound.

Construction Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Managing the planning and design stages of construction projects.
  • Contributing technical expertise to project drawings and designs.
  • Performing cost calculations and preparing financial projections.
  • Preparing work schedules in collaboration with the project manager.
  • Liaising between contractors, subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers.
  • Overseeing construction engineering processes.
  • Performing regular tests on materials and procedures to ensure compliance with industry regulations.
  • Ensuring that the construction project is completed on time and within budget.
  • Documenting processes and keeping detailed construction logs.
  • Presenting construction project progress updates to clients and senior managers.

Construction Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, civil engineering technology, or similar construction related degree
  • At least 2 years experience as a construction engineer in the relevant field of specialization.
  • Advance proficiency in construction management software, such as BuildSmart and Smartsheet.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction industry regulations.
  • Exceptional leadership, project management, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Great mathematical, organizational, and time-management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Availability to visit the construction site outside of business hours, when relevant.

Marine Construction Project Engineer

Newt Marine Service, a reliable fixture in the Upper Mississippi marine service industry, is looking for a Marine Construction Project Engineer to join our team. This position requires relocation to within 1 hour of the Dubuque, IA area and regular travel to jobsites in the Midwest.

Since 1965, Newt Marine Service has been supporting commerce, recreation and wildlife needs on the inland waterways. We strive to safely execute marine projects with pride.

What We Do:

· Heavy marine construction activities

· Custom barge fabrication

· Fleeting Services

· Dry Docking

· Dredging


  • Support both administrative and construction activities as assigned by General Manager; review project plans and proposals, specifications & drawings, prepare cost estimates, write work plans, and ensure that field work is done in accordance with drawings & specifications
  • Self-perform work and supervise subcontractors as well as clearly communicate with vendors
  • Identify project responsibilities by determining the phases and elements of the project
  • Calculate time frames and sequences the stages of the project
  • Prepare work plans, assure quality control, manage and track costs and materials, schedule equipment, and administer safety programs
  • Code daily labor, purchase orders, subcontractor invoices, costs, quantities, actual expenditures, etc. for tracking in cost system
  • Adhere to company policy/procedures as well as safety and environmental policies
  • Other duties as required by the General Manager
  • Works with the Project Management Team to ensure the successful completion of on-going or new projects.
  • Monitors actual costs and complete current project(s), accounting for materials, services, labor, and other associated costs.
  • Procures subcontractors, permanent materials and consumables, and services from suppliers for current projects as required by project needs.
  • Interprets project plans and specifications.
  • Provides interface with project team members, suppliers, customers, and others who are involved in project work.
  • Ensures that project team members are provided a safe work environment and are knowledgeable of safe work practices and policies.
  • Participates in Safety and Environmental initiatives that will contribute to compliance of State/Federal regulations and improve existing Company programs.
  • Assist in the development of bid proposals for upcoming marine construction and services projects.


  • Current Professional Engineer License.
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering, Construction Management or related field.
  • Knowledge of construction safety as well as current Federal & OSHA requirements.
  • Broad knowledge of and ability to understand project scheduling and cost control.
  • Ability to read and understand project owner specifications and engineering drawings.
  • Familiarity with CAD, PC software packages typically associated with engineering (i.e. Scheduling software), Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Able to work well individually and in a group environment, fostering a team approach.
  • Organizational ability – able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and projects.
  • Prior Field experience in the marine construction industry preferred.
  • Must be qualified and physically able to drive regular passenger vehicles to visit work locations and job sites.