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Project Engineer

Department: 201 - East
Location: Anson, ME

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MWH Constructors, a global leader in heavy civil construction of water and wastewater facilities, is currently seeking a Project Engineer to support a PFAS mitigation project in Madison, Maine.

Essential Functions

The Project Engineer will provide technical support to project management and project supervision staff to ensure construction work is performed efficiently, on schedule and in accordance company policy and engineering standards.

  • Assist with subcontractor procurement and management, package development, construction layout, material and equipment procurement, submittal review, manpower scheduling, quantity takeoffs, labor productivity reporting, document controls, material purchases, deliveries and inventory, and project controls.
  • Perform ongoing quality inspections; verify all completed work complies with applicable permits, codes, drawings, and specifications.
  • Prepare and disseminate all required documentation records such as materials and equipment submittals, status reports, sketches of work already completed, material requirement calculations, etc., to supervisor.
  • Prepare drawings and sketches to support construction work, temporary works, work method statements, change orders, estimates, etc.
  • Prepare/facilitate and submit work method statements, ensure requisite approvals and permits are obtained prior to work commencement.
  • Research resolutions to drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, interferences, and errors. Initiate RFIís and follow through to resolution.
  • Layout and provide necessary building control lines and elevations for accurate measurement and correct installation of materials.
  • Establish and implement office procedures as they relate to the administration of construction contracts.
  • Implement projects controls for distribution and record keeping of correspondence, technical records, and other project documents.
  • Review all incoming correspondence and initiate action on it, record minutes of the weekly and monthly project site meeting, review and process the Contractorís pay applications, review of the project schedule, process RFIís and produce weekly and monthly construction progress reports.
  • Ensure Project management systems are maintained up-to-date and accurate.
  • Assist with review and analyze Contractor claims, prepare change orders, and manage claims and change order records.
  • Assist estimating staff with quantity takeoffs and solicitation of subcontractors and material vendors.
  • Work in a manner to ensure your personal safety and that of fellow employees but following the company health and safety guidelines and policies.
  • Assist in resolving construction problem/issues and perform additional assignments per supervisorís direction.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelorís degree in Construction Management, Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related field; equivalent combination of experience, skills and training may be substituted.
  • 2-3 yearsí field construction experience at the jobsite level.
  • Experience on heavy civil construction projects.
  • Working knowledge of construction equipment techniques, drawings, and specifications, building materials, and required standards applicable to discipline.
  • Ability to assume responsibility and work within a larger team environment.
  • Ability to interface and communicate effectively with others.
  • Familiarity with Project Management data base systems such as Primavera Contract Manager, Expedition, SharePoint, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with water/wastewater construction.


  • Group health & welfare benefits including options for medical, dental and vision
  • 100% Company Paid Benefits: Employee Life Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), Spouse and Dependent Life & AD&D, Short Term Disability (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program and Health Advocate
  • Voluntary benefits at discounted group rates for accidents, critical illness, and hospital indemnity
  • Flexible Time Off Program (includes vacation and personal time)
  • Paid Sick and Safe Leave
  • Paid Parental Leave Program
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Plan (company matching contributions up to 4%).
  • Employee Referral Program


The anticipated salary range for this position is between $90,000 - $105,000/yr., depending on related experience.

MWH Constructors is a global project delivery company in heavy civil construction with a focus on water and wastewater treatment infrastructure. With the ultimate goal of delivering maximum value to clients and their local communities, MWH Constructors provides single-source, integrated design and construction services through a full range of project delivery methods. Incorporating industry-leading preconstruction and construction services, the Companyís multi-disciplined team of engineering and construction professionals delivers a wide range of projects, including new facilities, infrastructure improvement and expansion, and capital construction services.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

Please note that all positions require pre-employment screening, including drug and background check, as a condition of employment

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