Allan Myers

  • Project Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Newport News
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/6/2019 2:46 PM)
    # of Openings
    Project Engineer
  • Responsibilities

    Under the direction of the Project Manager or Senior Project Engineer, assists with the planning, organization, control, integration and completion of assigned engineering projects.  Conducts all work in accordance with Allan Myers policies, procedures and programs.


     Technical:  Means/Methods

    • With the Project Manager and Superintendent, develops effective plans for constructing the project and provides input to determining the means and methods necessary to meet project goals.
    • Provides and interprets drawings, specifications and technical information for Project Team, subcontractors, vendors and consultants to ensure compliance with engineering standards, codes, specifications and design details.
    • Researches and resolves drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, interference, etc., and works with owner and others to resolve issues. Prepares field design change requisitions as required; generates requests for information (RFI).  Reviews all shop drawings, design drawings, calculations and submitted technical data for accuracy and conformance to specifications and constructability.
    • Coordinates with local authorities including utilities and police to facilitate work.
    • Works with the Project Team and Purchasing Department to ensure that all required purchase orders and subcontracts are finalized in a timely and cost effective manner.
    • Identifies, orders and coordinates delivery of permanent materials such as pipe, stone, reinforcing steel, beams, etc.
    • Performs other duties as assigned including policing jobsites to maintain a clean, orderly, and safe workplace.

    Technical:  Delay Free Production/Quality

    • Maintains excellent customer satisfaction levels at all times. Addresses client concerns as appropriate. Ensures that all correspondence, submittals, shop drawings, billings, etc., are produced with a high level of accuracy and professionalism.
    • Works with the Production Engineer and others in Delay Free Production to develop highly developed work plans to ensure maximum productivity and collect information for the Delay Free Production library.
    • Actively seeks better, faster and safe methods to perform work.


    • Supports the Allan Myers Safety Program including the coordination of project activities to ensure compliance with all government regulatory guidelines and agencies.

    Pre-Bid Phase

    • May assist Project Team in identifying potential safety issues and coordinates with Estimators to ensure budget addresses such issues.


    Pre-Construction Phase

    • Assists Project Team in the pre-construction planning process and specifications. Reviews the project specifications for potential hazards.


    Construction Phase

    • Assists Project Team with the administration of safety. Monitors all work, including subcontractors, for safety compliance. Maintains project safety files and reviews the project schedule for activities requiring special safety measures.


    • Demonstrates Allan Myers Leadership qualities. Is Proactive, Accountable, Discerning, Innovative, Collaborative, Integrity Based, Successful and Balanced. Is an Influencer, Continual Learner, Teacher/Coach and Agent of Change.

    Administrative:  Contract/Scheduling/Budget

    • Establishes and maintains basic control logs in Expedition including contract log, correspondence/submittal log, owner change order log and subcontractor account log.
    • Prepares project correspondence and requests for information.
    • Documents important transactions, agreements, delays or events relating to the contracts (e.g., photos, videotaping, event log, etc.) to ensure Allan Myers best interest is served and protected.
    • Assists Project Team in pricing, negotiating and collecting for all change orders and extra work.
    • Develops and monitors/updates project schedules which may include resource and/or cost loading.
    • Assists with project cost coding and quantity reporting to ensure meaningful and accurate reports.
    • Gathers material receiving and subcontractor progress information.
    • May monitor the work and progress of subcontractors.
    • Prepares pay quantities summaries.
    • Interprets crew cost, man-hour and productivity budgets.


    • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, related major, or equivalent. Continuing education in construction is highly desirable

    • Minimum of 2 years of construction management experience in estimating, operations and/or engineering required
    • FE (Fundamentals of Engineering) certification desirable

    • OSHA 30 hour required




    Technical: change order management, computer systems, contract administration systems, delay free production, job cost management, labor and equipment reporting, planning and scheduling, preconstruction planning, safety policies and procedures, safe work procedures

    Business: relationship management

    Leadership/Management: accountability, change management, coaching/mentoring, corporate policies, decision making, leadership, progress reporting, training/teaching

    Personal Attributes/Skills: analytical, business ethics/integrity, conflict resolution, detail oriented, diversity, influence/persuasion, listening skills, negotiations, oral communications, presentations, problem solving, time management, written communications



    Frequently requires the ability to sit, talk and hear. Occasionally requires the ability to stand, walk, use hands/fingers, reach, climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch.  Occasionally requires the ability to lift up to 25 lbs. Requires following specific types of vision: close, distance, peripheral, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.



    Exposure to the following environmental conditions: moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions and vibration.  Typical work environment is moderate noise level.



    Requires daily travel/commute to work sites.  Location of job assignment is subject to change.



    We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at the facility via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the facility. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by the organization as a result of the referral or through other means.


    Allan Myers is the largest heavy civil construction company and materials provider in the Mid-Atlantic with seven regional offices and 15 asphalt and aggregate plants. With a workforce of more than 2,000 hard working men and women, and our own extensive fleet of vehicles and equipment, there is no job that we can not tackle. The markets we serve include: design-build, site development, transportation, water and asphalt and aggregate production. With more than 75 years of history under our belt, we are constantly growing and pushing ourselves to take on new challenges that are bigger and bolder. We are a team of hard-working men and women as strong as the structures we build. With Myers on your helmet, you'll be part of an elite team, bonded by their determination, committed to building the face of tomorrow, today.


    Allan Myers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce (Minority/Female/ Protected Veterans/Disabled).




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