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Senior Project Engineer

Porter Consulting Sacramento, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Porter Consulting is seeking a senior project engineer with a minimum of 5 years of commercial construction experience. Project engineer responsibilities will be on commercial projects within our core markets: advanced technology, commercial, healthcare, higher education and life sciences. Project engineers will work closely with all members of the project team and will be responsible for the following:

  • Participation and application of the clients environmental health and safety plan to constantly maintain injury-free environments including performing weekly safety audits.
  • Mentor, develop and train team members for fast-paced growth.
  • Management of other project engineer team members.
  • Understanding and enforcement of contracts, including between the client and subcontractors as well as DPR and the owner.
  • Assist superintendent and project manager in the implementation of the client policies and the execution of the project.
  • Organizing the duties of other engineers, field office coordinator, project accountant and other assigned project staff. This includes providing direction, prioritization, and performance feedback.
  • Participation in trainings and company meetings to facilitate individual and company growth.
  • Organizing and electronically archiving project files for easy access by the project team.
  • Preparation, monitoring, and updating project schedules. Working with the superintendent to impact the schedule with project constraints.
  • Preparation, maintenance, and implementation of various document control entities such as daily reports, material procurement logs, submittal logs, as-builts, testing and inspection logs, RFI logs, and change order logs.
  • Distribution of new drawings, changes, approved submittals, RFI responses, and other project information to all affected parties.
  • Identifying, assembling, negotiating, and distributing change orders to both the owner and subcontractors.
  • Preparing agendas, documents, meeting minutes, and actions for various meetings including owner/architect/contractor meetings, subcontractor coordination meetings, safety meetings, and staff meetings.
  • Participating in project cost control. This includes maintaining internal records and working with subcontractors to make sure changes are getting paid.
  • Preparing owner billing by assembling client costs, receiving and reviewing subcontractor invoices and organizing the documents in accordance with the owner’s requirements.


We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess:

  • Organized work approach with the ability to adapt and adjust as required to support the projects’ current needs.
  • Detailed knowledge of the assigned project scopes with a 100% hands-on approach.
  • A desire to seek out and resolve construction problems/conflicts that arise during design and construction phases.
  • Goal-orientated approach to promptly coordinate and resolve project issues within the project team (including interfacing with designers, engineers, and owners).
  • Excellent listening and strong communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex issues.
  • Effective participation in team environment.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, project management software (EBuilder, Procore, CMiC, Prolog or similar), scheduling software (Primavera or similar) and BIM software (AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks or similar).
  • 3+ years of experience as a project engineer, preferably within DPR’s core markets.
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, civil engineering or related field.
  • A strong work ethic, a “can-do” attitude and a passion for construction.

Porter Consulting

Why Work Here?

Awesome Owners, great leadership and plenty of great work!

Specializing in construction and project management, Porter Consulting has been working with clients throughout California to simplify and streamline complex construction projects since 2006. We are comprised of a small and agile team of Project Managers with unmatched experience in the market areas of healthcare, commercial, education, and light industrial. Based in Sacramento, our team has completed a wide range of projects in the region while expanding to the Bay Area, Central Valley, Southern California, and beyond. We recognize that each client requires a unique and specific plan to achieve success. We begin each project by understanding the client’s goals and expectations in order to appropriately set up the project and determine the method by which the design, budget, and schedule will be managed. Our goal is to give our clients accurate information to enable them to make confident decisions at the appropriate time, saving them time and money while achieving their project goals.


1400 S Street, Sacramento, CA
Sacramento, CA