Atlantic Constructors, Inc. Project Engineer in Richmond, Virginia

Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years.

Job Title: Project Engineer

Reports to: Project Executive


Work with the Project Managers and Project Manager Assistants (PMA's) to provide overall management direction for two or more projects, estimate specified work packages and develop new business opportunities relative to a particular Client, group of Clients or geographical area.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain project tracking reports to monitor productivity and labor utilization

  • Create and maintain internal project schedules

  • Preparing complete, accurate and timely submittal logs for construction projects based on project drawings and specifications

  • Accountable for receiving approved submittals from Architect or Engineer and notifying the Project Superintendent of potential schedule impact

  • Assist Project Manager by preparing all necessary back up relating to change requests

  • Responsible for timely completion of all required project close-out documents per contract

  • Distribute contract documents to subcontractors, including drawings, specifications, and general conditions. Include any accepted alternates or addenda with documents

  • Distribute final requirement documentation to subcontractors and bookkeeper

  • Schedule all required construction meetings with required personnel, subcontractors, architects and owners

  • Attend Owner/Architect pre-bid, project and closeout meetings

  • Solicit subcontractors and suppliers for proposals prior to submission deadline

  • Prepare correspondence with Owner, Architect, Engineers, Subcontractors, Suppliers, etc. Examples of referenced correspondence include, but not confined to the following items: Schedule of Values, project schedule, memos, requests for information, transmittals and submittals

  • Submit building permit application, follow-up on review progress and receive upon approval. Submit Check Request to Finance for associated fees according to Check Request procedures

  • During Construction Phase, proactively manage project to achieve quality, schedule, budget and safety. Utilize and maintain tools: schedule and document management to track and record project performance

  • Document quality and progress of each Subcontractor and Suppliers. Update Subcontractors and Suppliers of any changes to the plans, specifications and/or schedule

  • Inform management of productivity, costs, quality control, document management and processing of applications for payment. Notify management of any issues that arise which affects quality, budget, progress and safety

  • Monitor staffing needs, evaluate performance, and address employee relation issues as warranted for staff

  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction

Supervisory Responsibility (Direct Reports Y/N)



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, two years’ experience in an industrial construction environment and/or equivalent combination of vocational training and experience

  • Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance

  • Superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills essential


  • Prior military experience a plus

  • HS diploma, or GED equivalent

  • MS Project or other scheduling software tools experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


May require infrequent travel


Atlantic Constructors offers competitive pay and benefits, to include:

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401K

  • Paid leave

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