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Construction Engineer

The Construction Engineer contributes 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. He/She surveys the area where the job is to take place, paying special attention to environmental issues or government codes that need to be considered.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manages the planning and design stages of construction projects
  • Contributes technical expertise to project drawings and designs
  • Performs cost calculations and prepares financial projections
  • Prepares work schedules in collaboration with the project manager
  • Liaises between contractors, subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers
  • Oversees construction engineering processes
  • Performs regular tests on materials and procedures to ensure compliance with industry regulations
  • Ensures that the construction project is completed on time and within budget
  • Documents processes and keeping detailed construction logs
  • Presents construction project progress updates to clients and senior managers

Job Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a relevant field
  • Comprehensive understanding of construction processes, including logistics, procurement, and regulatory reporting requirements
  • State-approved license
  • Thorough knowledge of construction industry regulations
  • Availability to visit the construction site outside of business hours, when relevant
  • Advance proficiency in construction management software, such as BuildSmart and Smartsheet

Skills needed for this role

The Construction Engineer must have exceptional leadership, project management, decision-making, and problem-solving skills. He/She must have great mathematical, organizational, and time-management skills. Having excellent written and verbal communication skills are also required for this role.

Career Level

Licensed Professional

Job Specializations

Engineering, Construction