Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc.

Summary of Position

The Project Engineer provides supervision of heavy civil & landfill construction projects. The Project Engineer helps promote an environment in which safety, environmental, and health concerns are top priority and ensures all work is completed on time and in compliance with project plans.


Essential Functions
Key Activities and Position Responsibilities



- Monitor compliance with Company Safety and Policy programs.
- Assist/participate in daily Safety and Toolbox meetings.
- Conduct and document daily inspections:  traffic, trench, environmental, etc., and as required.
- Take the lead on supplying any owner required safety or environmental reporting.

General Responsibilities

- Prepare, plan and implement project plans according to instruction provided.
- Maintain the latest revisions of project plans, specifications, and communications.
- Serve as support for project operational activities.
- Facilitate and coordinate project activities between departments and individuals.
- Provide tracking for utility locates, blasting plan compliance, trench logs, etc.


Project Reporting

- Track the progress, quantity, and quality of work being performed on each project task and prepare status reports.
- Coordinate meeting agendas and prepare materials for project meetings.
- Prepare and submit project submittals and RFI’s.
- Prepare documentation for required permits.
- Review and code project invoices.


Resource Management

- Provide support to field crews.
- Assist with procurement of project materials, equipment and supplies.
- Provide support in scheduling of subcontractors.
- Assist with survey set up and mobilizing crew members to work areas.
- Maintain compliance with waste/borrow site requirements.


Work Environment

This is a safety sensitive position that works in an environment in which safety, environmental, and health concerns demand constant attention.  This position regularly works in outdoor conditions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration.  The environment involves considerable exposure to inclement weather including rain or snow, heat and humidity, high winds, and cold.  The environment often includes dirt, dust, asphalt, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The position is very active and the employee sits, walks and stands for long periods of time and regularly performs strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions. This requires balancing, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing.  The employee lifts heavy objects, pushes, pulls or carries objects, and uses abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. The position requires good manual dexterity (uses hands to finger, handle or feel, hand with arm, two hands) and multilimb coordination. The position requires the ability to quickly move arms and legs.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to talk, hear, and see. 


Specific hearing abilities required by this position include the ability to adequately enough to be alerted by horns, sirens, shouting, or any other noise that is meant to convey a safety warning.  If a corrective device is required to achieve this level of hearing, the employee must be able to wear PPE without interfering with the corrective device or the required PPE.


Specific vision abilities required for this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  If corrective lenses are required to achieve this level of vision, the corrective lenses must be compliant with OSHA/MSHA requirements and the employee must be able to wear PPE without interfering with the corrective lenses or the required PPE. The employee frequently must lift or move objects up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 100 pounds.


The employee regularly is required to:

read and write to accurately complete documentation.
read, hear, and understand written and verbal instructions.
work long shifts with non-standard break times.
walk moderate distances to reach work area.
wear a hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, and safety-toed boots


Hours/Days of Work

This is a full-time position and overtime is often required.  The position requires varying shift, weekend, and holiday work as job duties demand.


Travel is required based on construction job sites as assigned.


When required, reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals to perform these essential functions.


Education and Experience

At least 2 years of experience working on heavy civil construction projects preferred.


Additional Qualifications

Must be fully proficient on Office programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Experience using HCSS Heavy Job and Viewpoint software is a plus.


Other Duties

This position description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Supervisors may change or assign duties, responsibilities, and activities at any time with or without notice.