Job Opportunity

Project Engineer

01.23.19 | Location: Central Virginia


For over two decades, Hourigan has established itself as the “go-to” firm when it comes to managing complex projects and delivering them to the highest standards. Our portfolio is filled with many success stories, but we’re most proud of the strong relationships we have built and continue to grow. Our relationship-centered approach starts with our employees.  We are looking for people who embody our values of fairness, integrity, and trust.  We want self-starters who take ownership in their work and value building and maintaining relationships every step along the way.  We take pride in our desire to become better every day, providing our employees with opportunities to develop both personally and professionally.

We have an opening for a motivated individual with a thirst to learn to join our team as a  Project Engineer. This entry-level position will provide you with access to learn the various career tracks within construction management (i.e. field management, project management, preconstruction services, virtual design & construction coordination, and safety).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow & assist with development of procedures for controlling contract drawings.
  • Assist Project Administrator with set up of the job management system.
  • Assist the project team with the building permit process.
  • Assist the Superintendent in the development of the site utilization plan.
  • Assist with the review and coordination of the Loss Prevention, Sustainability Action Plan and Quality Control Program.
  • Responsible for proactive administration of reviewing and processing all submittal data and shop drawings to ensure project schedules are expedited and materials are delivered on time.
  • Prepare and maintain administrative logs (RFI, RFP, COR, Submittal, Document Control)
  • Serve as the onsite quality manager for assigned trades by verifying subcontractor deliveries meet approved submittal requirements.
  • Attend and participate in project meetings, and assist the Project Manager with the preparation of progress reports/meeting minutes.
  • Assist with the distribution of proposal change documents to subcontractors/suppliers and assist with collecting pricing and/or preparing change proposal requirements for internal pricing review.
  • Ensure all clarifications/changes, directives, RFIs, etc. are updated on the “as-built” drawings and are fully coordinated with the project team.
  • Perform quantity take-off’s and work alongside senior members of the preconstruction team to estimate a project.
  • Assist with constructability reviews & support the development of construction coordination documents

Qualifications and Experience:

  • B.S. in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field position or 0-3 years of progressive construction related experience.
  • Fosters a strong desire to learn, welcomes a new challenge, and values the need to collaborate with all team members.
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exhibits Hourigan’s commitment to excellence through meeting and exceeding both internal and external customer expectations and displaying only the utmost integrity.
  • Some periodic travel may be required.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package including, but not limited to:  medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, short-term and long-term disability, 401k employer match, and paid time off.

The summary of essential duties and responsibilities listed above is not intended to cover all possible job duties and is subject to change at our discretion.

Hourigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or protected Veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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