Senior Project Engineer

San Carlos , California, United States, 94070

Posted on 04/15/2020

Position Details




Construction / Commercial Construction


Building Construction / Skilled Trades

Job Level:

Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)


Bachelor's Degree

Reference ID:

B San Carlos

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Possesses the ability to successfully prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Inspects construction site daily and works with contractors to schedule deliveries
  • Demonstrates understanding of standard concepts, practices and procedures within construction field
  • Interprets designs and drawings for crafts installing materials
  • Reviews, analyzes and resolves field construction problems, discrepancies and interference within area of discipline with A/E supervision, client, and other contractors as required
  • Prepares designs for field build forms, shoring, trays, hangers, pads, etc., as required. Researches vendor data for customized products as needed
  • Reviews and approves field design change requests prepared by field and area engineers
  • Updates field work procedure documents as required and researches and interprets Codes, technical manuals, journals, etc. as needed
  • Reviews A/E supplied drawings and purchases order specifications to ensure that vendor has adequate information to supply required field furnished material, field furnished material has been ordered, and delivery dates support schedule
  • Provides technical direction and supervision to engineering personnel. Provides review of A/E design documents for construction feasibility
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings, and specifications, building materials and required standards applicable to discipline
  • Trains lower level Project Engineers in quality control procedures
  • Monitors subcontractor and company progress in resolving quality control issues. Monitors subcontractor compliance with quality control process
  • Reviews RFI log status to minimize aging issue impacts
  • Reviews submittals for LEED compliance
  • Reviews mock-ups and/or shop drawings and insures compliance with work in progress
  • Verifies the accuracy of NCR/DR/FOR logs
  • Verifies the accuracy of Procurement and Concrete logs

Other Duties:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of discipline, construction technology, design, applicable codes, standards, etc., required
  • Analyzes and resolves complex engineering problems and effectively communicates and interfaces with all levels of personnel
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
  • Utilizes excellent written and oral communications and team skills
  • Performs work tasks by receiving direction and then working independently with an interest in quickly learning and applying new skills and abilities
  • Demonstrates ability to be dependable, consistent, diligent, and thorough. Exercises creativity and resourcefulness in completing tasks accurately in a compressed time frame
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA regulations to include health, safety, and welfare as appropriate

Required Job Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and analytical skills
  • Project management of development initiatives
  • Possess strong planning, budgeting, staffing, marketing and presentation skills


Computer Equipment and Software Requirements:


  • Advanced knowledge of Windows Office Systems; Excel, Word and Outlook, etc. 
  • Advanced knowledge of Prolog or similar software required.
  • Advanced blueprint reading ability required. 
  • Advanced understanding of scheduling, estimating and cost software required.
  • Advanced knowledge of AutoCAD product line is required. 
  • Advanced skill level of On Screen Takeoff (OST) or similar software required.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field is required. 
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in the field or in a related area.  
  • Working knowledge of surveying techniques and equipment, assigned discipline design and overall engineering standards is necessary.