Project Engineer in DFW Area

Dallas, Texas, United States | Full-time



Thalle Construction Company (Thalle), established in 1947, is a family-owned, privately-held, and rapidly growing heavy civil commercial construction company. We are also a proud representative of the Tully Group ( organization. Thalle Construction Corporate office is located in Hillsborough, NC. We specialize in dams, reservoirs, locks, DOT roadway construction and bridges. Large diameter utilities, landfills, mass excavation and on-demand emergency services.

We are  searching for an experienced, career minded heavy civil Project Engineer to be part of our growing team in the DFW Texas area . Our ideal candidate will be a team player who is highly motivated with a strong work ethic and desires to be part of a skilled construction team.  

If you have field experience as a project engineer working on large heavy civil projects, have a clear understanding of blue prints, submittals, RFI's.,take-offs, utility projects and may even be an aspiring E.I.T.,  this may be a great opportunity for you to use and grow your construction talent. Experience on RCC, Large Utility Pipe and Mass Excavation Projectes are preferred. 

Thalle offers a full range of benefits, including Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance and 401K with a company match, compensation based on experience and motivation to excel. 

Thalle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, E-verify and Drug Free Workplace.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is responsible to ensure projects proceed safely, accurately, and smoothly. The Project Engineer reports to, collaborates with, and follows the direction of the Project Manager and Superintendent.

  • Draft subcontractor agreements for Project Manager review/approval, and track to ensure signed agreements are returned timely
  • Responsible for overall aspects of management of subcontractors
  • Plan work schedule and delivery of materials and equipment
  • Complete equipment reports including: usage, in/out dates, maintenance, cost coding, inspections, etc.
  • Obtain, evaluate, submit, and track all project submittals
  • Prepare monthly pay requests for Project Manager approval
  • Obtain material quotes from suppliers and submit purchase orders for approval
  • Accurately track and report materials used, materials required, and materials on hand
  • Prepare and track project RFIs
  • Maintain field purchase order documentation
  • Prepare daily internal reporting documents (e.g., correspondence, daily reports, timesheets) to track project issues, agreements, communications with owner, subcontractors, etc.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources to properly complete employee new hire and termination paperwork
  • Inspect job site for general project and safety compliance, and communicate issues to Superintendent
  • Attend site meetings with owners and subcontractors
  • Other duties as assigned 

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management Preferred
  • 2-3 years relevant experience in heavy civil construction
  • Knowledge of software systems such as Viewpoint, Bluebeam, Primavera P6, and AutoCAD
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Ability to effectively prioritize responsibilities depending on project needs
  • Ability to develop and maintain successful relationships with all levels of employees, clients, and subcontractors
  • Ability to self-manage work with little supervision
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service

 Physical Requirements:

  •  Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone


This is a great opportunity to use your heavy civil project engineer skills and field experience. Thalle Construction values our employees and we want to be your career company. Safety is TOP priority!   

Thalle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.

Thalle is an E-Verify Employer and a Drug Free Workplace