Project Engineer Job Description


The project engineer schedule, coordinate and monitor the assigned engineering project and they are responsible for interacting daily with the clients meeting their needs and requirements, and representing them in the field. They need to monitor compliance to applicable code, practices, QA policies, performance standards, and specifications. The duties of a project engineer include managing the project resource plan and budget, managing project issues, risk, and action, assigning responsibilities and mentor project team, implement and manage project changes and intervention to achieve project output, project evaluation and assessment of results, perform risk management to minimize project risks, coordinate with external stakeholders. The project managers are responsible to handle all engineering and technical disciplines that the project involves. They need to schedule, plan forecasts resources, and manage all technical activities. They aim to assure project accuracy and quality from conception to completion.

Project Engineer Job Titles:

  • Project Engineer
  • Entry Level Project Engineer
  • Construction Project Engineer
  • Project Manager

Project Engineer Job Summary:

We are looking to hire a successful candidate who has a degree in engineering and who has experience working with heavy civil projects ideally with earthwork, excavation, water, or hydro. The candidate will be responsible for all routine onsite project administration, scheduling, and engineering. You will plan, coordinate and manage on-site construction engineering activities and schedules, holding communication with subcontractors. Will prepare monthly pay estimates and update the project CPM schedules. Also prepare, coordinate, and update job budgets, change order, and cost reports for management review and approval. The job duties include prepare drawings, plans, quantity reports, review pay subcontractor pay estimates before management approval, review the owners’ pay estimate before management approval, supervise cost report management and lead regular review meetings, and manage the project document control system.

Project Engineer Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Complete engineering project by organizing and controlling project elements
  • Develop project objectives by reviewing project proposal and plans and conferring with management
  • Determine project responsibilities by identifying project phase and element
  • Complete technical studies and prepare cost estimates
  • Confirm product performance by designing and conducting tests
  • Determine project schedule by studying project plan and specifications, calculating time requirement and sequencing project elements

Project Engineer Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering or relevant field
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years of experience as a project engineer
  • Excellent knowledge of design and visualization software such as AutoCAD
  • Advanced MS office skills
  • Familiar with rules, regulations, best practice, and performance standards
  • Ability to work with multiple discipline projects
  • Project management and supervision skill
  • Decision-making ability and leadership skills
  • Current engineer license
  • Expert handling large manufacturing facilities construction sites
  • Punctual, reliable and must have strong communication skill
  • Able to work in a team and produce quality output under tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, prioritization skill, and time management
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude
  • Maintain a strong relationship with key groups
  • Motivational and communication skill
  • An empowered team member, a process-oriented thinker

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