Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

Project Engineer, Concrete Paving

Job Locations US-TX-Boerne
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/20/2021 10:09 AM)
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Project Management, Engineering, Estimating, Safety


We are looking for a Project Engineer who has had some time in highway construction and working with Concrete Paving teams (preferred).


This position will work closely with Clients, Vendors, Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Superintendents, Estimators and Accounting.  Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, Project Engineer will assist project manager and superintendents.


Time will be spent in the office and field. Depending on the project, but probably 60% spent in the field helping push the project forward to meet deadlines and ensuring accuracy.


Responsible for various assigned project coordination, reports, scheduling, pricing, purchasing and/or lease of construction materials and equipment, job supplies, replacement and repair parts, permanent facility equipment and materials.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities are listed below:

  • Assists Project Superintendents
  • Assisting in public relations, claims, subcontractor back charges, and force account work
  • Assisting in ensuring project’s contractor performance rating above 90 percent
  • Processing all documents required to start-up project as outlined in project checklist.
  • Sub-Contractor Coordination
  • Update and maintain C.P.M. under direction of P.M.
  • Monthly schedule distribution to field and subcontractors.
  • Schedule survey and inspections for field operations.
  • Update and maintain as-Built drawings if required.
  • Tracking quantities to ensure accurate payment by Owner.
  • Managing Blue Stakes.
  • Reviewing budgets and adjust job costing.
  • Managing change order correspondence and tracking
  • Assists and Ensures timely and accurate Project close outs
  • Scheduling
  • Acts as a company liaison with Project Owner and all Subcontractors.
  • Prepares RFI’s, submittals and transmittals, change order log and serial letters timely and accurately.
  • Maintains issue log weekly.
  • Updates correspondence log weekly.
  • Track project expenses and records them in Heavy Job/Viewpoint on a weekly basis.
  • Track progress of project activities and records them on a weekly basis.
  • Assists the Scheduler with the schedule updates in P6.
  • Performs other duties as directed.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A, P.E.) from four-year College, technical school or university in Civil Engineering or Construction Management preferred plus up to two years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Preferred of 1-3 years of project engineer experience in heavy civil / highway construction.
  • Preferred 1-3 years of bridge construction experience
  • Preferred 1-3 years of working on major highway projects covering bridges, concrete paving, and heavy traffic.
  • Some night work would expected (Maybe a week during the summer)
  • Knowledge of field concepts, practices, procedures pertaining to highway construction.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships, communicates effectively at all levels of the organization, and lead through influence – with the purpose of driving change and delivering positive outcomes.
  • Values and incorporates contributions of people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Be self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision and as a team player
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in the English language
  • Highly organized, detailed oriented, and display strong time-management skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meeting tight, multiple, and sometimes conflicting deadlines.
  • Ability to set priorities and multi-task.
  • Ability to think strategically, apply sound judgment, is resourceful, troubleshoot, and take initiative.


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