Mar 18, 2024

Senior Project Engineer

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • Hampton Roads, USA

Job Description


In conjunction with the Project Manager, directs, coordinates and exercises functional authority for the planning, organization, control, integration and completion of engineering projects within the area of assigned responsibility. Conducts all work in accordance with Allan Myers policies, procedures and programs.

Technical: Means/Methods

  • With the Project Manager and Superintendent, develops effective plans for constructing the project and provides input to determining the means and methods necessary (including individual work activities) to meet project goals.
  • Provides and interprets drawings, specifications and technical information for Project Team, subcontractors, vendors and consultants to ensure compliance with engineering standards, codes, specifications and design details.
  • Researches and resolves drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, interference, etc., and works with owner and others to resolve issues. Prepares field design change requisitions as required; generates requests for information (RFI). Reviews all shop drawings, design drawings, calculations and submitted technical data for accuracy and conformance to specifications and constructability.
  • Coordinates with local authorities including utilities and police to facilitate work.
  • Works with the Project Manager and Purchasing Department to ensure that all required purchase orders and subcontracts are finalized in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Identifies, orders and coordinates delivery of permanent materials such as pipe, stone, reinforcing steel, beams, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned including policing jobsites to maintain a clean, orderly, and safe workplace.

Technical: Delay Free Production/Quality

  • Maintains excellent customer satisfaction levels at all times. Addresses client concerns as appropriate. Ensures that all correspondence, submittals, shop drawings, billings, etc., are produced with a high level of accuracy and professionalism.
  • Works with the Production Engineer and others in Delay Free Production to develop highly detailed work plans to ensure maximum productivity and collect information for the Delay Free Production library.
  • Actively seeks better, faster and safe methods to perform work.


  • Supports and enforces the Allan Myers Safety Program including the coordination of project activities to ensure compliance with all government regulatory guidelines and agencies.

Pre-Bid Phase

  • May assist Project Manager in identifying potential safety issues and coordinates with Estimators to ensure budget addresses such issues.

Pre-Construction Phase

  • Assists Project Manager in the pre-construction planning process and specifications. Reviews the project specifications for potential hazards.

Construction Phase

  • Assists supervisor as directed with the administration of safety. Monitors all work, including subcontractors, for safety compliance. Maintains project safety files and reviews the project schedule for activities requiring special safety measures as assigned.


  • May act in lead capacity and provide work direction, coaching and mentoring to Career Track Partners.
  • Demonstrates Allan Myers Leadership qualities. Is Proactive, Accountable, Discerning, Innovative, Collaborative, Integrity Based, Successful and Balanced. Is an Influencer, Continual Learner, Teacher/Coach and Agent of Change.

Administrative: Contract/Scheduling/Budget

  • Establishes and maintains basic control logs in Expedition including contract log, correspondence/submittal log, owner change order log and subcontractor account log.
  • Reads and understands elements of all required/applicable contracts. In conjunction with Project Manager, acts as the Allan Myers authority on contract between the owner and Allan Myers.
  • Manages and monitors the submittal process including all project correspondence and requests for information.
  • Documents important transactions, agreements, delays or events relating to the contracts (e.g., photos, videotaping, event log, etc.) to ensure Allan Myers best interest is served and protected.
  • Assists Project Manager in pricing, negotiating and collecting for all change orders and extra work.
  • Monitors subcontractor performance in order to ascertain that each subcontractor is in compliance with all provisions and requirements of the contract with Allan Myers.
  • Develops and monitors/updates project schedules which may include resource and/or cost loading.
  • Assists with project cost coding and quantity reporting to ensure meaningful and accurate reports.
  • Gathers material receiving and subcontractor progress information.
  • Prepares pay quantities summaries.
  • Understands the project bid and control estimates and interprets crew cost, man-hour and productivity budgets

Supervisory Responsibilities:

May supervise Project Engineer Is.

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, related major, or equivalent. Continuing education in construction is highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 4 years of construction experience in estimating, operations and/or engineering required
  • FE (Fundamentals of Engineering) and PE (Professional Engineer) certification desirable

  • OSHA 30 hour required


Technical: change order management, computer systems, contract administration systems, delay free production, job cost management, labor and equipment reporting, planning and scheduling, preconstruction planning, safety policies and procedures, safe work procedures

Business: relationship management

Leadership/Management: accountability, change management, coaching/mentoring, corporate policies, decision-making, leadership, progress reporting, training/teaching

Personal Attributes/Skills: analytical, business ethics/integrity, conflict resolution, detail oriented, diversity, influence/persuasion, listening skills, negotiations, oral communications, presentations, problem solving, time management, written communications


Frequently requires the ability to sit, talk and hear. Occasionally requires the ability to stand, walk, use hands/fingers, reach, climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch. Occasionally requires the ability to lift up to 25 lbs. Requires following specific types of vision: close, distance, peripheral, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Exposure to the following environmental conditions: moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions and vibration. Typical work environment is moderate noise level.


Requires daily travel/commute to work sites. Location of job assignment is subject to change.

starting at $90,000


Our Company Does Work That Matters

Allan Myers is the largest heavy civil construction and materials production contractor in the mid-Atlantic. We build infrastructure: the highways and bridges that connect cities and towns, the public water and wastewater systems that provide clean water to your home and keep our streams clean. We take pride in meeting the highest quality standards because it ensures our work will have a long-lasting positive impact on the community.

Our Family is Strong and Growing

We employ more than 2,100 men and women. Our reputation for Better, Faster, Safe performance continues to bring us tremendous success. To keep up with rising demand for our products and services, we need to hire many more hard-working, ambitious people to fill hourly and salaried positions. Join our elite team, learn and grow with us, and we will provide a pathway to the American Dream for you and your family.

Your Future is a Career Not a Job

As a family-owned company, we attract the best workers in the industry because we treat every person as a family member. That means we practice care and concern for one anothers safety and well-being. We pay well and provide generous benefits. We offer extensive training and promote from within. If you have the drive, we will help you build a career in the thriving construction industry and reach your full potential.

Allan Myers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.



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