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Project Engineer- Primoris Heavy Civil

Location: Bossier City
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Project Engineer

Job Overview

James Construction Group LLC is currently looking for a Project Engineer to assist our growing team. The position will be based out of our Bossier City, La location. This is an office-based role with moderate construction and field support in addition to performing the technical aspects supporting construction teams. Background in technical support roles related to roadway construction and girder bridge construction is preferred.

The position of Project Engineer will assist in planning, coordination, execution, and overseeing of projects. The Project Engineer will assist the Project Manager to ensure the project is completed in a safe, quality, timely, and cost-effective manner. They will coordinate with individuals, subcontractors, vendors, engineering firms, our construction team, and more; following processes and standards to ensure the company achieves safe and successful projects.

The Project Engineer will provide overall support in capacities such as the liaison for technical matters and documentation; RFI's and design clarifications; vendor submittals between the project team and clients; preparation of weekly and monthly reports; may assist in project forecasting, cost and productivity reports, and more. The Project Engineer must have and maintain knowledge of project schedule, budget and estimate and work closely with the Project Managers and Superintendents to identify and mitigate project issues that affect safety, quality, budget, and schedule.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Support the project by ensuring construction documentation and execution meets the contract technical, safety, and quality requirements from the client in addition to company and industry specifications and standards.
  • Develop and submit project submittals based on specifications and drawings, acquire submittals from subcontractors and vendors, review all submittals for conformance, transmit submittals to clients/owners/engineers; initiate RFI's as required based on technical reviews.
  • Perform, or review and confirm, quantity takeoffs and develop material purchase requisitions.
  • Interface and coordinate with subcontractors and vendors. Reviews and confirms quotations from vendors and subcontractors to complete procurement buy-out process to support mobilizations.
  • Provide technical support for construction effort including construction planning; interpretation of design; application of construction methods; resolution and documentation of design conflicts, etc.
  • Align and coordinate with the construction team to ensure they have the necessary inputs, materials, documentation, information, quantities and parameters to build the work.
  • Ability to confer with engineers, vendors and subcontractors to develop Value Engineering ideas to drive optimal project design, construction, and economics.
  • Monitor and track material status from identification of required materials, item need date, purchase order, ship date, delivery, receipt, storage, and issue for construction.
  • Potential post-mobilization tasks:

    • Confirm receipt of materials
    • Update material and submittal logs
    • Provide status updates to project team
    • Document and develop backup data for change order work
    • Develop cost estimates and execution plans for change order work
    • Travel as required; may include, but not limited to meetings, pre-bid walks, site visits, regular site construction support, training, etc. Key Skills / Required Experience & Qualifications:
      • BS degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management program.
      • 5-10 years' experience as an Engineer/Project Engineer/Field Engineer/Assistant Project Manager in construction or engineering industries is preferred
      • Salary/wage will be dependent on experience
      • Strong working knowledge of MS Office applications such as Microsoft Excel and Word
      • Good communication skills, both written as well as able to effectively verbally communicate with team members, suppliers, and any related project stakeholders
      • Demonstrated skills in written communications; ability to compose basic as well as complex technical documents and formal letters
      • Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills; ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks concurrently
      • Driven and self-motivated problem solver looking to join a growing team in expanding our footprint in the Carolinas region
      • Regional travel may be required
      • Open to learn new processes and procedures
      • Primavera P6 experience is a plus
      • Bluebeam experience a plus. Physical Requirements
        • Must comply with company's drug and alcohol abuse policy.
        • Must be able to pass physical examination, pre-employment if necessary, and as required by the company.
        • Able to climb and maintain balance on ladders, scaffolding, stairways, etc.
        • Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or work at elevated heights as well as in confined spaces (towers, vessels, excavations, etc.).
        • Able to carry 50 lbs. of tool and/or materials. It is recommended to get assistance to lift items over 50 lbs. Check with your project supervisor or project safety director.
        • Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time.
        • Must be able to work extended hours on your feet on uneven surfaces (dirt, concrete, asphalt, mud, gravel, etc.)
        • Must be clean shaven and able to work while wearing a respirator and other personal protective equipment, when required. Work Environment
          • Location: industrial construction sites and/or fabrication shop
          • Mobility Barriers to Access Job Site:

            • Uneven ground level
            • Obstructed pathways
            • Work performed at low and/or high elevations
            • Work performed in confined areas
            • Climatic/Environmental Conditions at Job Site:

              • Predominately outdoor climate
              • May be exposed to extreme hot or cold weather
              • Excessive humidity, rain, etc.
              • Various noise levels caused by tools, machinery, equipment, etc.
              • Potential exposure to chemical substances Company Overview
                • Primoris Services Corporation (NASDAQ GS: PRIM), leading provider of specialty contracting services in the infrastructure space, with over $3.2 billion in annual revenue and 12,300 employees across the United States and Canada. Primoris provides a wide range of specialty construction services, fabrication, maintenance, and engineering services to a diversified base of blue-chip customers.For additional information, please visit
                • Primoris Heavy Civil (formerly James Construction Group) has long-standing history that dates back to the 1920's, where it earned the reputation as one of the most well respected heavy civil contractors in the Gulf Coast region. In 2009, the company's growth continued through a merger with Primoris Services Corporation (Primoris), one of the largest companies listed in ENR's Top 400 Contractors. Supported by the bonding capacity and resources of Primoris, Primoris Heavy Civil has expanded into an even larger role within the heavy civil, infrastructure rehabilitation and transportation industries. Agency Statement
                  • We are not accepting resumes from Third Party Recruiting Firms for this position. If you are an Agency or Search firm representative, contact the Primoris Talent Acquisition Manager directly for consideration. Primoris or its subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes and online response forms through this source. In addition, Primoris or its subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees on unsolicited resumes that are submitted to any member of the Staffing or Operations team. Primoris has established an approved vendor program for this service and will only consider accepting submissions from those approved firms. EEO Statement
                    • We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Third-Party Agency Notice
                      • Primoris will not accept any unsolicited resumes from any third-party recruiting agencies either domestic or international. Primoris nor its subsidiaries will be responsible for any fees from the use of any unsolicited resumes either through our ATS or via electronic mail systems from any agency representative or agency consultant unless your firm is an approved vendor partner with a current executed agreement.

Keywords: JAMES CONSTRUCTION GROUP, Bossier City , Project Engineer- Primoris Heavy Civil, Engineering , Bossier City, Louisiana

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