The project engineer carriers the responsibility of supervising all engineering personnel and project engineering functions.  The project engineer demonstrates a through understating of the contract drawings, specifications, subcontract agreements, major purchase orders, bid estimate, job schedule, and the overall scheme for construction of the project.  The project engineers establishes liaison with the comparable level personnel of the project owner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Additional duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for all engineering activities on the project ensuring that all work is done in compliance with the project plans, specifications, and applicable permits
  • Responsible for leading and practicing safe work standards and promoting an Incident and Injury Free (IIF) work environment. 
  • Preparation of project work plans, work element plans, and JSAs
  • Preparation of pay estimates for submittal to the client
  • Submitting updated weekly Labor Variance and Cost Variance Reports
  • Conducts critical path scheduling, baseline scheduling, and 3 week look ahead scheduling
  • Responsible for project planning and layout
  • Coordinates project activities with the client and other project stakeholders
  • Monitors production and operations on the assigned job
  • Oversees contractor quality control reporting
  • Provides general project support
  • Responsible for project files and organization of project office
  • Maintain a high standard of ethical behavior, encourages ethical behavior in others, supports ethical decisions and actively seeks appropriate resolution to potential ethical conflicts.

Supervises lead engineers and field engineers on assigned projects.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies, procedures and all federal/state laws. 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform satisfactorily the essential duties and responsibilities noted above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

B.S. in a technical area of study, typically Civil Engineering, Coastal Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering, or Construction Management and a minimum of 5 years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.


  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record.
  • First Aid/CPR Certification, preferred.
  • 30 hour OSHA Certification, preferred
  • Fall Protection Competent Person, preferred
  • Professional Engineer registration preferred.

Advance knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Word/ Excel/Outlook; be experienced with scheduling, estimating, computer-aided design (CAD) and project management software- HCSS & Primavera, preferred.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position will require relocations or travel depending of the project location and requirements.

Position is primarily a field position, and will require travel, including visits and monitoring of construction job sites.  Employee must be able to wear the personal protective equipment (PPE) required of various construction work environments (hard hats, personal floatation devices, safety glasses, gloves, safety-toed shoes, respirators, etc. The employee is required to stand, walk, use stairs, ladders, and step stools and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and may occasionally lift and/or up to 50 pounds. Must be able to navigate stairs, ladders and gangways, board, work on and disembark floating vessels and structures. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.  The employee may be required to sit for extended periods of time.

Manson Construction Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran status.  Manson is a Drug-Free Workplace.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Recruiting, 206-762-0850, and

Manson Construction offers our full-time employees a comprehensive and generous benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision plans for eligible employees and their families, employee assistance programs, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, disability, paid time off, retirement plan with employer matching and ESOP, and an annual discretionary bonus. 

In compliance with Federal and State equal employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, non-job related disability, or any other protected group status.

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