Project Engineer

Expired on: Mar 15, 2022

Seeking Project Engineer

Western Construction Services of Vancouver, Washington is seeking a project engineer to join our team. WCS has been a leading provider of construction services for the Northwest and beyond for over 40 years and we consistently work with leading companies and organizations that seek outstanding construction results. We’ve created a supportive, creative, and client-centric culture and most of our project superintendents have been with us for more than 10 years.

Our project engineers provide technical support to the project manager and superintendents on commercial retail projects. They assist in realizing and exceeding our client’s vision.

Visit our website to learn more about our team:

The Project Engineer Position:

Our project engineers review designs and bidding documents, evaluate contractor bids, submittals, procurement, and assists with scheduling. Project engineers will review plans and write Request for Information (RFI’s) as needed.  They provide support to project management via cost control, assistance for bid estimates, and buy out of projects.  Client interaction and interpersonal skills required.  Time will be split between field office and main office.  The position typically requires 0-2 years of related experience and a degree in any discipline of Engineering or Business.

A candidate to join our project engineer team will have the following experience, traits, and abilities:

  • 0 – 2 years of related industry experience
  • Degree in any discipline of Engineering or Business
  • A dedication to detail and paperwork administration for each account
  • Understand construction plans and specifications
  • Process and follow-up with permit application materials at the city or county permit processing center
  • Experience with scheduling required, and be able to produce progress reports and punch lists
  • Design and implement checklists for inspections, quality control, and client walk-throughs
  • Can establish a teamwork atmosphere for each project and exemplify the Western Construction culture
  • Understands scheduling software and has outstanding time management abilities
  • Ability to manage sub-contractors, efficiently and with good communication skills
  • A total commitment to job safety and contributes to an overall safety culture
  • Dedicated to client satisfaction, quality control, and has pride in craft

We are looking for individuals with experience within our specific divisions:

  • Grocery and Retail (visit)
  • Restaurant Construction (visit)
  • Ground-Up and Hospitality (visit)
  • Tenant Improvement (visit)
  • Healthcare construction and remodeling (visit)
  • Industrial and Manufacturing facilities and plants (visit)
  • Public Works Projects (visit)

Additional skill requirements include:

  • Strong computer skills and abilities with the latest software platforms
  • Communication skills are exemplary, including writing abilities
  • Should be proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word
  • Ensure safety is never compromised and do all pre-planning necessary

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum High School Graduate
  • Degree in any discipline of Engineering or Business
  • Construction Trade School preferred
  • Willing to continue education

Western Construction Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

Job Category: Project Engineer
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Vancouver
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