Project Engineer

3 weeks ago
Project Management


McShane Construction is seeking an experienced Project Engineer to assist with the construction of new commercial/industrial projects, including warehouses, distribution centers, light manufacturing, and other “big box” facilities.  Project Engineers will  participate and learn all of the various activities required to sell, design, and construct a project, including contract administration, estimating, cost management, schedule management, safety, and quality assurance. By managing all aspects of project construction – from concept to completion - our project managers develop best-in-class skills and abilities that are the envy of our peers. We invite you to explore why joining McShane Construction, ranked among the Top 100 Contractors in the U.S. by Engineering News-Record, may be the best career move of your life.



  • Contract Administration:  Participate in selecting appropriate subcontractors, preparing bidding documents, creating bid evaluations, analyzing bids, and making recommendations to the Project Manager on subcontractor selection using fair methods and practices. Participate in writing all subcontractor contracts and change order agreements for Project Manager's approval and signature.
  • Estimating:  Participate in preparing estimates for new projects, gaining knowledge of project comparison estimating, take-off estimating, and category square footage comparison estimating. 
  • Schedule Management:  Participate in the preparation of project schedules utilizing historical averages, field resources, project management resources and industry resources.  Participate in identifying project problems and gathering information on alternative solutions. 
  • Cost Management:  Participate in the preparation of job cost reports utilizing accounting reports, field resources, and project management resources. Participate in the preparation of Applications for Payment to the project owner. 
  • Quality Assurance:  Become familiar with the company’s Quality Assurance Program and specific project Quality Assurance programs including research and revision recommendations. 
  • Safety:  Become familiar with the company’s Safety Program and participate in preparing specific safety measures and programs that are reviewed and approved by the appropriate Project Manager.
  • Client Relations & Business Development:  Participate in appropriate project coordination meetings with the owner or owner's representative. Become familiar with the company’s various proposal formats and participate in preparing new client proposals for review and approval by the appropriate Project Manager.


  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management.
  • 3+ years’ construction project management experience.
  • Ground-up experience preferred, industrial building experience a plus.
  • Able to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with others.
  • Other success factors include professionalishm, an eagerness to learn, and initiative to identify and address problems.
  • Proficient with the MicroSoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Ability to use or learn construction management software (CMiC, PlanGrid).



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