The Project Engineer is responsible for the overall supervision and scheduling of commercial, retail, municipal, and various other civil design projects. The underlying focus of the Project Engineer is to provide the utmost satisfaction to the client while ensuring projects are completed within the allocated period of time and within the budget assigned.
This position requires a BS in Civil Engineering and PE license. The applicant should have exceptional communication skills, exhibit attention to detail, and be capable of managing multiple projects and multiple team members.
Entry level positions are available to applicants with less experience. Engineering-In-Training (EIT) certification is required to be considered for an entry level position.
The Project Engineer is expected to operate under a certain degree of independence using the staff and resources available to them to provide a high quality of service to the client. The Project Engineer is directly accountable to the company President and is required to maintain strong client relationships, meet profitable goals, and ensure their project team is providing a high level of service to the client.
The specific responsibilities of the Project Engineer include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Design – Direct supervision of the preparation of civil construction documents that uphold our design philosophies. Provide the client not only what is necessary from a permitting standpoint, but also with a set of documents which will allow the successful bidder to construct the project efficiently and with minimal changes in scope of work.
Assure the proper experts are involved in the project – BFA has numerous working relationships with a wide variety of experts throughout the country. Integration and detailed understanding of multiple key factors are considered during the course of our designs. The following is brief list of some of these key factors:
- Sound engineering practices
- Municipal regulations and requirements
- Client desired criteria
- Sensitivity to costs and schedules
- Construct-ability of the design
- Recurring maintenance
- Permitting & Entitlements -The Project Manager is expected to work closely with our Project Engineers when pursuing state and other municipal approvals. The Project Manager may be expected to represent the firm and the client through multiple entitlement processes, if required by the project. Those processes include, but are not limited to:
- Rezoning Meetings
- Variance Requests
- Annexation Requests
- Neighborhood Meetings
- Any/All Jurisdictional Processes
- Construction Administration -The Project Manager is expected to work closely with our Project Engineers when pursuing state and other municipal approvals. The Project Manager may be expected to represent the firm and the client through multiple entitlement processes, if required by the project. Those processes include, but are not limited to:
- Have a detailed understanding of the field conditions and challenges faced by the Contractor
- Be able to convey specific design elements and overall project intent to the Contractor throughout construction
- Coordinate approval of final construction by all authorities
- Client Representatives
- AutoCAD Designers/Drafters
If interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume to: