Project Engineer – Industrial Services in Elkton, VA at Atlantic Constructors, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/24/2020

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Job Description

Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years.

Job Title: Project Engineer – Industrial Services 

Reports to: Project Executive


Our Project Engineers (PE’s) manage and support ACI’s field operations on industrial-scale projects.  The PE will report directly to the ACI Project Executive, with the primary responsibility of ensuring our field supervision has the materials, equipment and information necessary to effectively complete the scope of work.  As an extension of the ACI Project Manager (PM), the PE is ultimately responsible for understanding and accomplishing the customer’s goals while protecting and promoting the interests of ACI and its subcontractors/suppliers in all project related matters.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists PM in the submission and review of permits, proposals, contracts, schedules and change orders
  • Reviews specifications and drawings in preparation of subcontractor scopes of work and project tracking
  • Understands contract documents and help identify scope gaps
  • Prepares and distributes project RFI’s and Submittals and maintain subsequent logs
  • Reviews vendor/supplier’s submittals for conformance to contract documents and timely track the submittal process
  • Manages project specific materials and equipment purchases including: sourcing, maintaining vendor relations, ordering and tracking deliveries and receiving and processing invoices
  • Assists PM and procurement with the buyout process
  • Creates and maintains internal project schedules and project tracking reports
  • Supports field in expediting schedule, completion of field paperwork and expediting materials
  • Assist project superintendent with enforcement of site safety and notifies management of any issues that arise which affects safety, quality, budget and progress of work
  • Supports operations and PM with client communications regarding project schedules and milestones
  • Assists and supports the PM by attending/scheduling project meetings with ACI’s project team, clients, subcontractors, vendors and suppliers
  • Prepares and distribute subcontractor and client’s meeting minutes
  • Attends and setups punch list walk-thru as needed; compile the punch list and forward to PM and Superintendent
  • Compiles and provides closeout documentation (turnover packages) to the client at the end of the project (as-built drawings, O&M’s, warranties, etc.)
  • Establishes good working relationship and foster positive communications with other team members, management, vendors/suppliers and clients
  • Keeps up-to-date on industry technology, trends and developments
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the ACI Project Executive or PM

Supervisory Responsibility: No


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Construction Engineering or related field, and 1 to 3 years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience (preferably in a construction environment)
  • Intermediate to advanced skill level in Microsoft Office products including Word, Project, Excel, Outlook and PDF Editing software (Bluebeam, Adobe)
  • Familiarity with 3D modeling software (Revit, AutoCAD, Inventor, Navisworks) is a plus
  • Ability to learn company specific software as needed or required, e.g. Procore and Viewpoint
  • Proven track record working with people, teams and projects
  • Must be able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail and demonstrate sound problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to pass post-offer pre-employment drug screen, and may be required to satisfactorily complete additional background checks as required (i.e. DMV, criminal history)
  • Must adhere to all company policy and procedures
  • Must be available to work assigned schedules and extended hours as needed including day, evening, weekend, and holiday hours

The work environment and physical demands required would be representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, and may include, but are not limited to the following:

Work Environment:

  • Works in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment
  • Position may require visits to the construction site or jobsite assignments

Physical Demands:

  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopier, filing cabinets and fax machines


  • May require infrequent travel (typically not overnight)


  • Prior military experience
  • Experience in industrial-scale mechanical construction projects


Atlantic Constructors offers competitive benefits, for more information check out our comprehensive list on our website.  

At this time, Atlantic Constructors, Inc. will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization (work visas) for any position.

Atlantic Constructors, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or other related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you would like an accommodation or any assistance in order to apply for a job, please call 1-877-WRK-4ACI for assistance, or fax your requested accommodation to 804-523-8781. Nothing contained herein is to be construed as an offer of employment or a binding contract of employment for a specific period of time. Employment can be terminated by either the employee or the employer at any time, for any reason, with or without notice.