Project Engineer - Construction

Cookeville, TN, United States of America (Remote)

Job Sites: Tennessee – Memphis to Kingsport 

Travel: 100% - home weekly

Company Paid for Expenses: 

  • Per diem
  • Company Truck or Vehicle Allowance
  • Lodging booked by company.
  • Fuel card.

Salary: $65,000 to $100,000 + project bonuses (discretionary)

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) match, Life Insurance, AD&D, STLT Disability, Accident Insurance, PTO, holidays

 identified/controlled/eliminated and recorded and filed in a Safety Records Binder.

Education / Certifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree on Construction Sciences, Mechanical or Civil Engineering preferred or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience.

Required Experience: 

  • New graduates are welcome to apply.
  • 2+ years WWTP construction experience or Heavy Civil/Wastewater Treatment projects


A construction project engineer must combine the skills of a business manager with the technical knowledge of an engineer. Serving as a kind of intermediary between the client, the construction project manager, and the many subcontractors to make sure a construction project proceeds safely, accurately, and smoothly.


  • Reviews the plans and financial projections for the job to be sure that they are accurate and reasonable.
  • Creates project schedules and collaborates with contractors to assure the work is done properly and on time.
  • Meet regularly with all parties involved, including the contractors and the client, to provide status updates and answer questions.
  • Is the field office support for the Project Manager, Superintendent, Foreman, Owner, Engineer, and others.
  • Prepare and review submittals, RFI's, Subcontractor and Supplier coordination will be required.
  • Possesses a strong understanding of field operations.
  • Manage contractor information which may involve maintaining tracking logs, documenting deliverables, establishing hard and electronic project file set-up and tracking action items.
  • Coordinate and attend progress meetings and construction meetings.
  • Create and distribute meeting agendas, meeting notes and spreadsheets for O&M manuals, spare parts, training, testing, and supporting documentation.
  • Draft pre-construction meeting notices and agendas.
  • Log and distribute project information and pre-construction submittals supplied by project participants.
  • Oversee and exam contractor compliance with design documents, contract drawings and specifications.
  • Abide by and promote all JCC safety standards put in place by JCC.


  • Bachelor’s Degree on Construction Sciences, Mechanical or Civil Engineering or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience
  • 2+ years WWTP construction experience
  • Good knowledge of project management


  • Ability to apply project management concepts to an information technology environment.
  • Ability to use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, email and database software.
  • Ability to assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to plan well.
  • Must possess initiative, tact, resourcefulness, and sound judgement.
  • Ability to work independently while taking direction from the project manager.


Project Engineer - Construction

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Project Engineer - Construction

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