Randstad Project Engineer in San Jose, California

Project Engineer

job details:

  • location:San Jose, CA

  • salary:$36.06 - $40.87 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, March 1, 2018

  • experience:2 years

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • industry:Building Cnstrctn - General Contractors & Operative Builders

  • reference:137802

job description

Project Engineer

Contract position: Construction firm that services the utilities industry is seeking Field Engineers for a temp to perm opportunity in the San Jose area, CA. Main responsibilities would include assisting with preparation of proposals, workdowns and Powerpoint presentations and assisting in validation of the close out of work portfolios, contractor scorecards and post-construction checks. Qualified candidates will have a degree in engineering or construction management or equivalent experience in the construction industry. Experience with utilities construction preferred. Local candidates only. Additional responsibilities and requirements detailed below. Excellent opportunity to join a high energy company with great benefits and reputation!

Responsibilities for the Project Engineer

  • Assist in conducting job reviews, pre-check jobs, verify USA markings

  • Assist in coordinating customer shutdowns

  • Assist in preparation of proposals, change orders and the estimation process

  • Assist in close out of estimate, post-construction checks, complete as-builts, and review contractor invoices

  • Maintain project databases, working files, field binders, field tickets, etc.

  • Preparation and generation of routine reports and correspondence; some involvement in preparing more complex reports

  • Exceptional communication (written and verbal) an absolute must to succeed in this role. High level of interaction with client

Requirements for the Project Engineer

  • BS Construction Management or Engineering preferred or equivalent experience

  • Must possess High School Diploma or GED and CA Driver's License

  • 3+ years of construction experience required (utilities preferred, commercial or residential experience OK)

  • Ability to read and understand civil, architectural, structural, mechanical plans and specifications as they relate to electrical and/or other utility work

  • High proficiency in Excel required (ability to create Pivot tables and generate reports)

  • Cost controls experience is a HUGE plus

  • Experience with Oracle, SAP software is highly preferred


  • Medical, 401k, PTO

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Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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