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Project Engineer - 500M dollar bridge project

ZSG Washington ,DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Plan and direct civil engineering projects such as roads, bridges, and pipelines. Work with the Superintendent to develop a dynamic relationship co-responsible for total contract performance and profitability.



  • Analyze and understand plans and specifications.
  • Follow administrative procedures as outlined in Project Administration Manual.
  • Possess field expertise: inspects construction site to monitor progress and ensure conformance to engineering plans, specifications, and construction and safety standards.
  • Proficient with CPM scheduling program; produces accurate schedules as needed.
  • Supervise and coordinates submittal process and working drawings requirements.
  • Prepare or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, environmental impact studies, and designs for project as necessary
  • Provide contract interpretation and clarification.
  • Maintain and update project schedules by updating monthly schedules with assistance of Project Superintendent and Assisting Project Superintendent with weekly two week look ahead schedule review.
  • Understand cost and productivity data.
  • Maintain, verify, and report cost and income quantities for work performed.
  • Review, approve, and submit progress billings.
  • Analyze, prepare, and maintain sand monitors job costs and production budgets.
  • Work with Superintendent to control job costs and production budgets.
  • Prepare and submit accurate and timely monthly cost, income, and cash flow projections.
  • Execute and approve subcontractor requisitions and vendor invoices.
  • Coordinate, price and assist Project Manager in settlement of change orders and claims.
  • Respond to issues quickly; proactive in problem solving; handles multiple tasks.
  • Manage time and organizes office and filing system efficiently; organizes and maintains accurate project correspondence files.
  • Maintain subcontractor insurance certificate compliance.
  • Maintain project compliance with underground utility notifications and locations (i.e. Miss Utility and others).
  • Promote and participate in 2 week and long range planning with job team; includes job team in all planning.
  • Treats all coworkers with respect; works well with subs and suppliers.
  • Consistently applies and enforces Safety Policy at all times.




  • Civil Engineering or Construction Management degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university.


  • Computer literate: proficient with spreadsheet and word processing programs, proficient with CPM scheduling programs such as Primavera Project Planner, Project Management software, Microsoft Office software.
  • Understanding of and experience using cost and productivity data.
  • Communicates in clear and professional manner both verbally and in writing with job team and owners.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



Washington, DC