Project Engineer

Florida | Full-time

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Thalle Construction Co. Inc. (“Thalle”) is seeking a Project Engineer. The Project Engineer will report to the Project Manager and work closely with and support the operations team, interact with a variety of staff at all levels and uphold a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. This position is located out of our office in Belle Glade, Florida.

Thalle, established in 1947, is a heavy civil construction company with a corporate office in Hillsborough, NC and a regional office in Alvarado, Texas. Thalle has construction projects throughout the South East, Texas, and New Jersey with growth nationwide. Our diverse and expansive project scope of heavy civil infrastructure projects includes dams, reservoirs, locks, DOT roadway construction and bridges, large diameter utilities, landfills, mass excavation, wastewater, on-demand emergency services.

We are a proud representative of Tully Group (www.tullygroup.us). The Tully Group is one the nation’s largest privately held, family-owned construction firms with their corporate office in New York City and long history of heavy civil projects in the Metro New York Area and New Jersey.

Safety is our TOP priority! Thalle offers a competitive salary package with a full range of benefits, including major medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, generous PTO, paid company holidays, life insurance, and 401K with a company match, and more! Compensation is based on experience and qualifications.

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

Location:  Belle Glade, Florida.

Job Title:  Project Engineer

Salary:  Competitive compensation package.

Overview:

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily reports, monitor daily work activities for production and schedule tracking.
  • Create and manage pertinent construction documentation such as submittals, RFI’s, change orders, notifications and correspondence.
  • Strong ability to command daily/ weekly and monthly meetings.
  • Strong written and verbal skills pertinent in developing and maintaining client, owner, subcontractor and vendor relationships.
  • Complete equipment usage reports and assign proper equipment cost codes.
  • Ensure proper completion of equipment return/receipt reports.
  • Obtain, evaluate, submit and track all submittals to owners/customers.
  • Prepare monthly pay requests for Project Manager approval.
  • Obtain material quotes from suppliers and submit purchase orders for approval.
  • Accurately track, maintain, report counts of materials used, and on-hand required.
  • Prepare, track project RFI’s and submittals.
  • Track invoices, receipts for field purchase orders and maintain field purchase order files.
  • Create and file documentation (e.g., correspondence, reports) in Primavera and expedition on a daily basis to follow-up on and/or summarize project issues, agreements, communications with owners and subcontractors, etc.
  • Review, understand plans, and drawings for heavy civil projects.
  • Assist in maintaining construction schedules in P6.
  • Assist and manage jobsite document control.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management.
  • 2+ years of relevant experience as a Project Engineer, Field Engineer or QC Tech on heavy civil projects.
  • Primavera CPM scheduling or similar, and CAD knowledge.
  • Ability to work with a fast-paced team in an aggressive construction environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience working on USACE projects.
  • Experience supervising operations teams is a plus.
  • Strong capabilities to multitask, work independently under pressure, and within tight deadlines.
  • Background check and drug testing.
  • Prior heavy civil site project experience such as water control, levee, concrete, and mass excavation experience are a plus.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform the essential job functions consistently, safely, and successfully 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.
  • Travel as needed.