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Overview:UES is a privately held, rapidly growing engineering and consulting firm with nearly six decades of experience in geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing, building code compliance, threshold inspections and environmental consulting. With more than 3,800 professionals across 80+ branches in high growth markets in the U.S., UES consults on projects of all sizes for public and private clients in industries ranging from transportation and healthcare to commercial, residential, and education.Experienced and proven, UES is considered a pioneer of the industry and stands at the forefront of emerging technology and best practices. Our work includes public and private clients, as well as public-private partnerships, and consists of projects ranging from transportation and infrastructure to aviation and aerospace. Our engineers, geologists, certified inspectors, scientists, and drillers offer an unwavering commitment to excellence, approaching each project with the knowledge that precision, professionalism, and creative solutions are what drive success and cultivate enduring client relationships.As UES continues to grow, it’s critical that we have a defined set of values that guide us like a north star. These values need to demonstrate who we are as a company and what we believe. STRIVE stands for Safety, Teamwork, Responsiveness, Integrity, Value, and Excellence.Company SummaryJoining Universal Engineering Sciences (UES) offers you the opportunity to excel at the fastest growing Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) firm in the country. Experienced and proven, UES is considered a pioneer of the industry and stands at the forefront of emerging technology and best practices.We are a family of companies with revenue of $500M, quickly rising through organic and acquisition growth. We are made up of 6 regions that include nearly 26 companies within those regions: Florida, West, Texas, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and Midwest. UES is a family of almost 3,800 team members who operate in 87 locations in 20 states. Our values guide the way we work, make decisions, and treat others, specifically our team members, customers, and the communities where we serve. We STRIVE for safety, teamwork, responsiveness, integrity, value, and excellence.At UES, you will collaborate with a team that places value in our collective vision, culture of community, and unwavering commitment to excellence. While being encouraged to promote innovative and creative ideas, you will be provided the support to bring those ideas to fruition. As our company continues to grow at a rapid pace, so do the opportunities for our current and future team members to learn and mentor for continued professional and personal development. Additionally, you can count on excellent benefits, a comprehensive PTO plan, uncapped career growth, and the best people in the industry. You can learn more about our career opportunities here: a Project Engineer, you will be responsible for the various tasks outlined below. If you’re reliable, have a good work ethic, and can cooperate with co-workers and clients respectfully, this is the position for you.The Ideal CandidateEnergetic – Passion and high energy for delivering results in a fast paced and high growth environment; autonomous, strong self-starter with a sense of urgency.Resourceful – Enjoys challenging projects, taking initiative to solve problems, and executing on deliverables.Team Player – Enjoys being on a team. Works well with others and brings a positive attitude.Adaptable – Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and remain flexible as business priorities change.If this sounds like you, we invite you to keep reading and apply!Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Travel to various job sites in a company-provided vehicle
  • Support Construction Materials Testing Manager in achieving financial goals
  • Oversee materials testing projects to ensure the proper tests are being performed at the required frequency and to ensure that projects specifications are being met
  • Complete proof roll observations and undercuts
  • Staff fieldwork
  • Provide on-site project management to complete field testing
  • Review, update and approve invoices weekly for ongoing projects
  • Develop and manage projects with clients
  • Create and update project proposals and reports
  • Document accurate and detailed daily field activity and/or diagrams and report the findings to clients and supervisors
  • Maintain daily communication with technicians, contractors, and other project managers
  • Communicate verbally and electronically with various field personnel and colleagues
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience required.
  • Engineer in training (E.I.T.) Certification
  • P.E. license preferred.
  • Valid Driver's License and a good driving record

MissionWe are trusted engineering partners enabling the construction community through responsive, expert problem solving.We strive to be the leading environmental, inspection, testing and engineering firm by ensuring the safety, integrity, and sustainability of our community's land, foundations, and structures from development to redevelopment.EEOC StatementUES is committed to embracing diversity, equity and inclusion to create a workplace that welcomes and thrives on the unique experiences, perspectives and contributions of all team members. UES is bringing the best people and most diverse talent forward to drive growth, innovate and think bigger!Who We Are:UES provides essential engineering services for some of the most prominent and significant projects in the nation. Our team members, from our drillers to administrative staff, contribute directly to projects that transform communities. With some of the greatest talent in Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing and Inspection, Code Compliance, Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety, and Building Envelope, we are committed to delivering groundbreaking solutions for our clients. At the core of our success is our team members who make it all possible. We know that the projects we deliver are only as good as our people, which is why we offer enriching opportunities for career growth at every level.Growing in ExcellenceAs the #1 fastest growing AEC firm on The Zweig Group's Hot Firm list in 2021, UES is poised to lead our industry into the future. As we evolve from a one-man operation to a company spanning 75 branches and 3,500 employees, we’re looking for enthusiastic talent to launch their careers and grow along with us.Why Work at UES?We value the individual contributions of our employees, and we show this through providing great benefits. Click here ( to see how we support our people in and out of the workplace . Please ask your recruiter what benefits plans apply to you.Check out our website: us on social media: LinkedIn ( | Facebook ( | Instagram ( | Twitter ( | YouTube ( Universal Engineering Sciences is a Drug-Free Workplace. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.Team: Geotechnical DepartmentWork Type: Full-TimeLocation Type: onsite