Project Engineer – Herndon, VA

Division: Building Construction
Location: Herndon, VA

SUMMARY OF POSITION

We are seeking a motivated Project Engineer for our growing Herndon, VA Building Division. Based in Kinsley’s Herndon office, the PE will primarily work on projects in the greater DC metro market. The Project Engineer is responsible for providing construction management including administrative and technical support to the Project Manager. Duties include technical documentation, job site communications with the Project Superintendent and subcontractors, scheduling and cost analysis.

A successful candidate should possess an Engineering or Construction Management degree or background along with applicable field experience, strong computer skills, good communication skills and a willingness to learn. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision, Short/Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K Plan with company match and paid PTO/holidays.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTION

  • Review and process properly transmitted contract documents
  • Review, organize, maintain, and process contract documents and shop drawings
  • Assist in the preparation of change orders
  • Monitor costs and field quantities on a daily basis
  • Update the project schedule as directed and prepare daily job reports
  • Monitor field productions on a daily basis and assist project accountant in preparing production reports as directed
  • Properly code and promptly forward delivery tickets and paperwork to the office
  • Setup and maintain job files
  • Coordinate material requirements with building and site superintendents
  • Receive material deliveries and maintain material staging plan and on-site inventory
  • Monitor all long lead items on a regular basis and notify project superintendent and project manager of any problems
  • Maintain the field office in a neat and orderly fashion
  • Assist in the preparation of the project close-out manuals
  • Assist in developing a project punch list as well as assuring that all items on the list are complete in a timely manner
  • Assist with Quality Control including preparatory meetings and final inspections
  • Record project conference meeting minutes and return to the project manager for review
  • Assist with all sustainability (LEED) documentation and requirements
  • Shadow the project superintendent to gain field experience
  • Originate and/or review, submit, log and distribute RFI’s and the RFI responses
Requirements
  • Prior PE experience preferred
  • Prior field construction experience preferred
  • 2-4 Year post-secondary degree preferred

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