Project Engineer

Project Engineer to work on major capital programs for a large institution in the DC area.
Your new company:

Hays have exclusively partnered with a globally renowned institution in the Washington DC area who are looking to hire Project Engineer to work on an important multi-year phased capital improvement program. My client is interested in engaging with construction professionals with 2+ years GC or CM side experience in a managerial capacity who are looking for career advancement and the opportunity to work on high profile construction projects as an Owner’s Representative.

Your new role:

As an in-house Project Engineer as an Owner’s Representative, you will play an integral support role on the design and construction of capital improvement projects on site. This will include developing the design alongside the internal architects, seeing the project through preconstruction, and estimating, soliciting the general contractors as well as overseeing contracts, scope of work and schedules.

You will also contribute to the entire financial management of your projects, including developing and delivering on the budget you put together with your senior and wider real estate team. All projects you complete will be handed over to an internal real estate and facilities team, so you need to be able foster deep, close working relations with the entire internal team associated with the project.

What you'll need to succeed:

A necessity to be successful in this role is to have at least 2+ years of experience in Commercial Construction either on the general contracting side or working directly for a consultancy firm and/or end user/client. My client is looking for candidates with on-site construction experience as a project engineer. You will demonstrate strong communication and team building skills, excellent organizational skills and be able to work well under pressure.

The projects you will be working on range from $100M-$400m in contract so ideally you will have some exposure to large construction projects in your time in the industry to date. Your attention to detail will see you managing quality and risk on this project to ensure a high level of satisfaction from your client. A bachelors degree is required, my client would like to see at least a bachelors in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, or other design related discipline preferred.

What you'll get in return:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly established institution in the Washington DC region. My client is looking to hire professionals who want to build a career with the company as this Project Engineer position comes with significant room for growth into a Project Manager, Senior Project Manager and beyond. You will receive an attractive compensation package with a base salary up to $90,000 and a strong set of benefits including bonuses, company paid healthcare, 401k match, 3 week starting PTO In addition, they offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program and wellness incentives.

What you need to do now:

If you are an experienced construction Project Engineer professional with 2+ years of experience, interested in working on large multi-million-dollar construction projects, I want to hear from you. Call me on 202-470-0641 to schedule a time for us to have a confidential conversation. #1142609


Job Type
Washington DC
$70,000 - $90,000

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Scott Kinsonthe specialist consultant managing this positionlocated in Washington DC
Suite 700B, 4040 N Fairfax Drive

Telephone: 2024700641