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Project Engineer (Construction Inspection)

Freeport, ME · Architecture/Engineering
We have an immediate opening for a team-oriented, Project Engineer.

Our work involves a full range of building-related inspection services for projects in building construction, technology and efficiency, real estate risk management, due diligence, and other building engineering projects.

This job requires:
  • Ability to work on an interdisciplinary team of registered professional engineers
  • Provide field inspection, technical writing, cost estimating support, and report and construction document reviews.
  • Ability to occasionally interact as an engineering representative to our clients.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including Medical, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, a 401k plan, and other benefits.

Regular local day travel will be required for inspections in southern Maine with occasional travel outside Maine for specific project needs.

Job responsibilities:
  • Perform field inspections on the full spectrum of buildings, including old to new construction, residential and commercial structures, and high and low-rise buildings.
  • Write and review inspection reports for clients, ensuring clients receive clear, timely and high quality reports for assigned projects.
  • Provide clear and responsive feedback to clients about their projects.
  • Assist engineers in developing documentation including field inspections, technical writing, and cost estimations for building engineering related projects.
  • Review construction documents to evaluate a project’s constructability from an engineering, materials and other relevant perspectives (e.g. Constructability Reviews).
  • Perform other duties as directed by project management.
Education and Experience:
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Structural, Architectural, Mechanical, or Construction Engineering Technology.
  • Has applied/willing to apply for initial professional certification (FE/EIT) in their core discipline. Having a Professional Engineer registration is a plus.
  • Knowledge and/or interest in building construction activities. Including a practical knowledge of construction means, methods, and materials.
  • Ability to interpret and understand design and construction documents.
  • Excellent written and communication skills. Examples of written work may be requested.
  • Ability for occasional travel out of the Portland area including reliable form of transportation to travel locally.
  • Ability to provide objective, unbiased perspectives even if the information requires clients to make improvements to plans and work quality.
  • Adaptable, organized and flexible including the ability to balance the needs of multiple concurrent projects.
  • Observant and detail-oriented nature.
  • Comfortable managing stressful situations.
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