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Project Engineer

Job Summary.  The Project Engineer’s responsibility is to maintain SWANK ENTERPRISES’ standards of excellence in delivering projects with the utmost attention to safety and quality control. 

This position reviews design and bidding documents, evaluates contractor bids, and oversees construction progress and scheduling. Additionally, the Construction Project Engineer provides technical support to construction staff under the supervision of the Project Manager. 

The ideal candidate will be able to work independently but be able and willing to work closely and report to a superintendent and project manager. 

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of cost estimates

  • Review plans and other technical documents

  • Answer questions regarding the scope and/or timing of the project

  • Monitor costs and project progress

  • Maintain control of all project documentation 

  • Create, manage and track RFI’s from the field to the architect/engineer of record 

  • Maintain/update project records

  • Assist the project manager/superintendent in creating and distributing the project schedule

  • Assist project team with conflict resolution between owner, contractor and subcontractor

  • Turn in submittals from subcontractors to A/E for approval

  • Assist project manager/owner in getting building permits for the project

  • Coordinate project change-order management, creation and negotiation

  • Conduct and document weekly project owner’s meetings/decisions

  • Assist the project team with site safety documentation and coordination

  • Assist the project team with closeout of the project​

Required Skills:

Employees are expected to read blue prints, have an understanding of project cost analysis, and effectively use the following computer programs within a reasonable amount of time:

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • ProCore

  • Bluebeam


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or similar field

  • Proficiency in using both Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides) for creating and editing documents.

  • Familiarity with construction software - Procore Construction Management, Bluebeam and Sage 300 Construction

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively

Certifications & Licenses. 

  • LEED AP or LEED training is encouraged

This position offers an opportunity to work in a dynamic work environment where you will have the ability to contribute to the success of various construction projects. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply.

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