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Project Engineer - SACRAMENTO
Job Code:09-2021-PP-002
Union:Admin/Non Union Employee
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
City:Sacramento, California
Job Summary & Responsibilities:
  • Reviews project plans, specifications, standard specifications, and soils report.
  • Review Estimate.
  • Review project budget
  • Perform materials take off; verify all SOV estimated quantities.
  • Contact Subs, Material Suppliers, and Truckers required for project.
  • Assist Project Manager to prepare purchase orders and sub­contract agreements and logs.
  • Assist Project Manager to prepare SWPP plans, traffic plans, excavation plans, JHA’s, MOP’s, etc., as required.
  • Assist Project Manager Prepare all Submittals and logs.
  • Prepare and Review project video and pictures prior to start of construction for any changes in conditions that are not noted on project plans
  • USA job sites, refresh USA as needed, and maintain log.
  • Distribute plans & specs. to subcontractors.
  • Coordinate with Project Manager job related materials delivery in a timely manner
  • Coordinate with subcontractors for timely coordination.
  • Attend job start meeting with PM, Estimator, PE, Superintendent, and Foreman (if available), prior to job start. Meeting to ensure that everyone clearly understands the work, schedule, and production rates required to complete the project at or below budgeted cost.
    • Maintain a three week look ahead schedule that is resource loaded in coordination with PM and superintendent.
    • Attend weekly job site meetings, as required.
    • No performance of extra work, without a written directive or approval from an authorized owner's representative, and approval by PPI Project Manager
    • Process and analyze the project reports and production, collect all data to determine whether or not the project is deviating from the planned schedule or rate of production and if the deviation is the result of issues that require a change order or submission of a Notice of Potential Claim. Coordinate with Project Manager
    • Track extra work labor hours, equipment hours, and materials used on projects. Collect extra work field tags and ensure owners representative is signing the tags.
    • Review daily timecards from field personnel. Insure the time card is accurately filled out for hours, cost codes and quantity of materials used.
    • Ensure time cards are approved and submitted to Accounting by 10:00 am the same day you received. Ensure all previous week’s time cards are submitted no later than 10:00 am Monday morning.
    • Maintain project red-line as-builts.
    • Work with PM to ensure project is conforming to project specifications at all times.
    • Foster good relations with project owner.
    • Work and communicate closely with Superintendents and Foreman to ensure a successful project.
    • Maintain project pictures for PPI records.
    • Verify and agree on quantities with inspecting agency daily if you are on site.
    • Coordinate with PM to submit all close out documents including as-builts, warranty letters, O & M manuals, etc. required to complete the project.
    • Do whatever it takes.

Social Skills

  • Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Actively looking for ways to help people.



Complex Problem Solving Skills

  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.



System Skills

  • Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.



Resource Management Skills

  • Managing one's own time and the time of others.




  • Learn and follow safety regulations.
  • Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.



Work Activities

  • Getting Information
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Processing Information


    • Office suite software
      • Microsoft Office
    • Time accounting software
      • Work record software


    Physical Activities

  • Walk, run, bend, kneel, crawl
  • Pull, push, lift heavy items
  • May work in small, tight constricting places
  • Work under high pressure under stressful situations

Education & Minimum Requirments: