1+ months

Project Engineer

Portland, ME 04101

Exciting new hybrid project engineering/estimating/project management opportunity in the Portland, ME area.

Qualified applicants should have a degree in engineering, construction management, or other related degrees, along with 5 years experience in construction project engineering on similar projects (commercial, college, educational, hospitality, resort, manufacturing, industrial, healthcare, life sciences) as a project engineer with a strong civil background, and experienced in estimating, scheduling, and office engineering. 

Job Budget and Cost

  • Prepare and submit budget changes.
  • Assign costs to the correct job cost structures.

Owner Contracts

  • Read and review the project's owner's contract.
  • Review design drawings and specifications to identify potential issues.
  • Generate and process RFIs.
  • Prepare change orders to the owner's contract in CMiC.


  • Estimate renovation and new B&F construction projects, ranging in value from $5k upwards of $5M. Responsibilities include
  • Review and interpret bid documents (when available)
  • Develop scope of work for projects without documents
  • Solicit subcontractor and vendor pricing as well as perform takeoff to estimate for all divisions of the project.
  • Project delivery types include Lump Sum, Cost Plus, T&M and negotiated (across the same market segments which B&F services in the Northeast).
  • Contact appropriate vendors and suppliers to obtain pricing information.
  • Obtain scopes of work and quotations from subcontractors and vendors.
  • Perform scope and price reviews to ensure complete coverage of the work.
  • Review subcontractor and vendor quotes regarding scope, pricing, and schedule.
  • Analyze and negotiate subcontracts, purchase orders, change orders, and subcontract/PO change orders.


  • Develop and maintain the contract document logs (design drawings, specifications, ASI, etc.).
  • Maintain and distribute conformed contract documents.
  • Manage bid package addenda.
  • Update and distribute documents such as design drawings, specifications, RFIs, submittals, potential change items, change orders, schedules, etc.
  • Update and distribute document logs for design drawings, specifications, RFIs, submittals, potential change items, change orders, punch lists, etc.
  • Generate a submittal log at the onset of the project.
  • Review submittals for compliance and compatibility.
  • Expedite submittals as needed to ensure that construction activities aren't delayed.

Subcontractors and Vendors

  • Prepare subcontracts, purchase orders, change orders, and other commitments in CMiC.
  • Prepare agenda, take notes, and disseminate subcontractor coordination meeting minutes.


  • Ability to develop and update P6 schedules for use in estimating, proposal submission as well as for use in construction.
  • Work with management teams and craftworkers to assist in identifying and forecasting work shortages, and/or manpower needs.
  • Ensure materials and equipment are delivered in accordance with schedule requirements.
  • Keep progress up-to-date in the project schedule.
  • Modify the schedule as required to reflect changes to the owner's contract.


  • Verify material deliveries for compliance to contract requirements and submittal data.

Accounts Payable

  • Sign and submit packing slips for deliveries.
  • Review unpaid subcontractor and vendor invoices to ensure payment according to terms.
  • Cost-code subcontractor and vendor invoices.
  • Ensure subcontractor and vendor invoices are in compliance with project tax requirements.
  • Assist in the development of progress payment requisitions.
  • Assist in project closeout.

Accounts Receivable

  • Prepare owner invoices.

Business Development

  • Direct preconstruction efforts including scope reviews, price negotiations, value engineering suggestions, etc. 
  • Maintain current client relationships and develop new relationships



PC Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. We recognize that diversity and inclusion are a driving force in the success of our company.

About PC Construction: PC offers general contracting, construction management and design-build services to private and public clients across the country. The company manages projects along the eastern seaboard of the United States from its headquarters in Vermont and a network of locations in Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York and North Carolina. A construction industry leader for over 60 years, PC Construction is guided to success by its team of dedicated employee-owners.


Posted: 2020-10-23 Expires: 2021-05-09

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Project Engineer

PC Construction Company
Portland, ME 04101

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