Project Engineer - MEP in Richmond, VA at Atlantic Constructors, Inc.

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

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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 - MEP

Reports to: Director Commercial Construction


Our Project Engineer - MEP will work with the Project Managers (PM’s) and Project Manager Assistants (PMA's) to provide leadership for two or more Commercial Construction projects. Our Project Engineers interact daily with the field crews, customers, vendors, and subcontractors. A Project Engineers main objective is to make sure that all of our team members have the correct information and resources to be successful.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains project tracking reports to monitor productivity and labor utilization
  • Creates and maintain internal project schedules
  • Prepares complete, accurate and timely submittals for construction projects based on project drawings, specifications, and vendor information
  • Tracks and receives approved submittals from architect or engineer and coordinates with Project Team
  • Assists Project Manager by preparing all necessary back up relating to change requests
  • Completes of all required project close-out documents per contract
  • Updates and distributes contract documents to subcontractors, including drawings, specifications, and general conditions
  • Schedules all required construction meetings with the ACI Team, our subcontractors, vendors and customers
  • Attends pre-bid, project and closeout meetings
  • Solicits subcontractors and suppliers for proposals prior to submission deadline
  • Prepares correspondence with client, architect, engineers, subcontractors, suppliers, etc.
  • Submits building permit application, follows-up on review progress and receives upon approval
  • Assists PM to achieve quality, schedule, budget and safety
  • Utilizes and maintains tools: schedules and documents management to track and record project performance
  • Documents quality and progress of each subcontractor and suppliers and notifies of any changes to the plans, specifications and/or schedule
  • Informs management of productivity, costs, quality control, document management and processing of applications for payment
  • Notifies management of any issues that arise which affects quality, budget, progress and safety
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility: No


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and 2 years experience in a commercial construction environment; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize team performance
  • Superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills are essential to this role
  • Must be able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail and demonstrate 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 construction site

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)


  • MS Project or other scheduling software tools
  • 3D modeling experience (Revit, AutoCAD, Inventor, Navisworks)
  • PDF Editing software (Bluebeam, Adobe)
  • Familiarity with cloud based PM software
  • Prior military experience 


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.



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