Project Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  employee   contract

United States

About Us

Discover your future at Forgen!

At Forgen, we are committed to building a strong team of amazing people. When you join our team, you open the door to unlimited growth potential and the support of professionals across the country who want to see you succeed. Today, we excel in complex geotechnical and environmental construction services that restore and strengthen our natural surroundings to protect people, communities, and the environment for generations to come. With employees supporting meaningful projects across the United States and Canada, our impact on future generations is only getting started. Whether youre looking to jumpstart your career in the environmental construction industry or a seasoned professional looking to fill one of our open management positions, we invite you to discover your future with Forgen.

Location: Various Projects, as assigned

Employment Type: Exempt, Full-Time

Manager Position: No

Reports To: Project Manager or designee

Travel: Up to 85%

Summary of Functions

Apply the general knowledge of the physical sciences and mathematics underlying engineering and specialized knowledge of the mechanics of solids (particularly of soils), hydraulics, theory of structure, strength of materials, engineering geology and surveying. The Project Engineer will assist with the overall execution of projects in accordance with the established budget, schedule, contract plans and specifications. Ensure the companys safety culture is documented, communicated, and enforced in accordance with the companys established policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Embrace Forgens Core Values in all aspects of the job.
  • Perform Project specific engineering support, including:
    • Preparing project submittals.
    • Maintaining project record documents.
    • Perform technical review of contract plans and specifications.
    • Provide oversight and documentation related to project quality control in accordance with the contract plans, specifications, and company policies and procedures.
    • Preparing daily construction reports and progress tracking.
    • Manage, interpret, and perform site surveying.
    • Assist with the management of subcontractors.
    • Assist with the procurement or rental of equipment and materials.
    • Assist Project Manager with project daily cost reporting and tracking.
  • Perform Office engineering support, including:
    • Assist in the development of project cost estimates, proposals, and material take-offs.
    • Perform technical analysis of the remediation methodologies of various previously remediated projects.
    • Perform other administrative or office duties as required or as assigned.
    • Travel to project sites as necessary for extended durations.
    • Adhere to all federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Perform additional assignments and special projects as directed.


  • Required Experience/Education:
    • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management or equivalent experience.
    • Must be able to thoroughly understand the scope of project through plans and project specifications.
    • Must have strong computer aptitude, including MS Office.
  • Beneficial Experience/Education:
    • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D software.
    • Experience with Primavera P6 scheduling software.
    • Experience with Microsoft Project scheduling software.
    • Experience with USACE QCS System.
    • Experience with site surveying, both conventional and GPS.
    • Assisting with the development of cost estimates and proposals.
    • Prior experience with materials procurement and purchasing.
  • The following safety training is preferred, but not mandatory. Company will provide additional training, as necessary.
    • 40 Hour HAZWOPER training
    • Competent Person Safety Training
    • 8-Hour Supervisory Training
    • 30-Hour OSHA Construction Safety Training
    • First Aid and CPR

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be self-directed with outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work with limited supervision.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction engineering technology, codes and standards, and an in-depth understanding of the interdependence and relationship between other functional units.
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative.
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity.
  • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt.
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives.
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent computer skills including knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Above average oral and written communication skills, leadership skills, along with use of independent judgement and creativity applied to resolution of issues.
  • Highly proactive and responsive to internal and external customers.
  • Good problem-solving skills/decision-making skills.

Physical Demands

The following physical activities or abilities are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual requirements of this position will vary.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors, management, and other co-workers, both individually and in front of a group is important.
  • Regular use of the telephone and email for communication is also essential.
  • Sitting for extended period is common.
  • No heavy lifting is expected. Exertion of up to 25 pounds of force occasionally may be required.
  • Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computers, calculator, copiers, and fax machines.
  • Good reasoning ability and decision-making is important.
  • Able to understand and utilize management reports, memos, and other documents to conduct business.

Primarily an office position. Occasional site visits and field project visits may be required. Travel to offices and projects in various locations around the country as needed. The following physical activities or abilities are commonly, but not always, associated with site visits.

  • Be able to stand or walk on a project site for extended durations.
  • When on project sites or if performing some types of work activity wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including, but not limited to, earplugs, protective eyewear, gloves, hard hat, steel toed work boots, and high visibility safety apparel.

Work Environment

The job is primarily performed indoors in a traditional office setting and occasionally outdoors at construction sites.

The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.

  • Job Site environment, including, but not limited to, machines, tools, heavy equipment, chemicals, solvents, dust and fumes.
  • Occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions.
  • Uneven ground.

Perks and Benefits

Forgen offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, a retirement plan, employer paid short-term disability, accident insurance, and more. We also reward our employees hard work with bonuses, vacation, and paid holidays. We believe in a flexible work environment work model for most non-craft positions. As an added bonus, we also offer an awards program, education assistance program, and a robust wellness program.

DEI Statement

Dont meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Forgen, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if youre excited about this role but your past experience doesnt align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be the right candidate for this or other roles here at Forgen, and Forgen is committed to hiring the best candidates for all positions.

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

It is the policy of Forgen to fill every position without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, age 40 and over, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis made unlawful by applicable law. Forgen is an equal opportunity employer, and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including managers, supervisors and co-workers.

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