The Project Engineer performs work involving the application of all conventional aspects of civil engineering to the functional area of the assignment (civil/site or water/wastewater). The Project Engineer will assist Project Managers and Senior Project Engineers with developing project scope, fees for services, negotiation of contracts for agreements of engineering services, project budgeting, project scheduling and client communication. The Project Engineer shall be able to complete the design and maintain ongoing progress of a project, including the coordination of the project with local, state, and federal officials, and other outside agencies. The Project Engineer must be able to resolve a variety of complex problems, (i.e. conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, difficult coordination requirements), prepare and review plans, technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates. The Project Engineer may supervise the work of technical support personnel assigned to the project. The Project Engineer must be able to perform engineering calculations and design using specialized technical skills, experience and engineering judgment to transform concept designs into construction drawings and technical specifications. The Project Engineer, shall at the direction of the Senior Project Manager, Project Manager or senior Project Engineer coordinate projects with clients, contractors, outside consultants and firm staff. Similarly the Project Engineer must have the ability to assist project team leadership in meeting schedules and budget and to prepare written communication to client and agencies.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university and a minimum of 5 years of experience in engineering
Virginia PE licensure or the ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire
Valid Virginia driver’s license or ability to obtain one
AutoCAD – Civil 3D Experience
Proficiency in commonly used computer software (Word, Excel, Outlook
Excellent writing and communication skills
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary plus benefits including health, medical reimbursement, dental, life, STD, LTD, 401k match, vacation, holidays, sick pay, tuition assistance, and much more.
McGill Associates offers multi-disciplinary consulting, engineering, and landscape architecture services to clients throughout the Southeast. With more than 135 professional engineers, landscape architects, planners, and support staff, we bring innovative, state-of-the-art, and cost-effective solutions to local, state, and regional projects. The firm has offices in Knoxville, Tennessee; Newport News, Virginia; Asheville, Boone, Hickory, Cary, Pinehurst, and Shallotte, North Carolina