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Job Description

The Construction Engineer is responsible for the project execution, calculation, and documentation of on-site construction work for projects. This position will be involved in the daily activities of field inspection from overseeing additional staff, daily documentation, interaction with contractors, QA and QC of inspection reports and project close-out documentation. The Construction Engineer acts as the liaison between the Project Manager and Staff Engineers, relaying all important and relevant project information in an effective manner. This individual should be comfortable working cross-functionally with the ability to coordinate work disciplines. Oftentimes, the Construction Engineer will assist the Project Manager with proposal writing (RFP’s), developing project work scopes, defining deliverables, defining staffing needs and scheduling, monitoring schedules and budget costs. This position will also be asked to provide recommendations and feedback to clients regularly.

General Responsibilities

Manages transportation construction projects (interpreting designs, construction specifications, verification of contractor performance, pay estimates, manage a team of inspectors)

Prepares and reviews construction documents for constructability

Compiles reports

Reviews project drawings

Corrects any project deficiencies that affect staff performance, quality and safety requirements

Is able to work in public and private sectors

Demonstrates excellent technical and professional engineering skills commensurate with years of experience

Coordinates with other engineers and support staff; responsible for reviewing plans from multiple disciplines to verify that a cohesive set of contract documents exists for construction

Is responsible for meeting assigned project goals & objectives and ensuring on schedule accurate completion within or below budget

Ensures that the company technical, safety and quality policies and procedures are practiced during the execution of team projects

Demonstrates a proactive, collaborative approach with project team members, client representatives, review/permit agencies and others as appropriate for the project

Meets or exceeds client expectations

Assists with other duties as assigned by managers within the group


BS in Civil Engineering

4 plus years of experience

Professional Engineering License preferred but not required

Strong computer skills, specifically in the area of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook; and construction documentation and scheduling software

Strong technical written and verbal communications skills

Ability to clearly communicate concepts and ideas

Self-starter who can work independently and part of a multi-discipline team

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Policy Statement

It is the policy of Patrick Engineering Inc. (“Patrick”) to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy) national origin, age, disabilities, marital status, sexual orientation, genetics, military status, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans (veterans who served during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a badge has been authorized), and Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.