The Project Engineer (Lead Engineer) is responsible for the project execution, calculation, and design of engineering projects. The Project Engineer gathers/analyzes technical data to prepare detailed engineering designs and drawings and is charged with monitoring and coordinating the technical deliverables required for client projects. Oversees the technical work of one or more Staff Engineer(s), Engineer(s), Designer(s), and/or Drafter(s) and delegates work appropriately to engineering team members; highly involved in the QA and QC of calculations, drafts, and designs. Additionally, the Project Engineer acts as the liaison between the Project Manager and other project team members, relaying all important and relevant project information in an effective manner.
The Project Engineer is comfortable working cross-functionally, has the ability to coordinate with others on larger, multidiscipline project, and is proficient in standard engineering procedures and project management methodologies and techniques. The Project Engineer may accompany the Project Manager on site visits and meetings with clients, and participate in proposal writing (RFP’s), setting up project scopes, defining deliverables, and monitoring schedules and budget costs. The Project Engineer will be asked to provide recommendations and feedback to clients regularly.
Follow all Patrick Project Management processes within the tasks listed below:
Responsible for designs, CAD drawings, and specifications on assigned projects, under the guidance/direction of Project Manager
Works with other engineers on a project team, maintaining effective communication with project team members, other departments, suppliers, and clients
Coordinates with drafters, designers, and staff engineers within project team
Accountable for design calculations and plan development
Completes drawings/project responsibilities within scope, budget, and schedule; reviews drawings for completeness, accuracy, and constructability.
Develops conceptual and basic engineering documents including studies, design criteria, equipment specifications, etc.
Utilizes computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks
Performs field work by obtaining field information.
Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly
Other duties as assigned
BS in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited institution required
8 plus years of experience in design engineering
Ohio Professional Engineering License required
Ability to design in MicroStation Open Roads Designer
Experience designing ODOT projects preferred
Working knowledge of computer-aided design software and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering required (i.e., AutoCAD, MicroStation, etc.)
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
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Patrick Engineering is a national engineering & design, construction, management services, and technology firm. Since 1979, we have been providing services to local, state, and federal government agencies; private and public utilities; and FORTUNE 500 companies. Having worked in all 50 states and proven ourselves as a trusted partner, clients turn to us for the entire process of project delivery - from planning through construction to operation and maintenance. Patrick accomplishes this with a full suite of engineering disciplines, experienced construction managers, program management and project controls experts, and GIS and asset management technology specialists. We serve clients in the rail/transit, highway, aviation, manufacturing, utility, renewable energy, education, and health care markets. We take pride knowing the projects we work on have a positive effect on the community, society, and the environment.