JO – 3990 Project Engineer

Job Title: Project Engineer
Location Champlin, MN 55316 US (Primary)
Eden Prairie, MN 55344 US
Category Engineering
Job Type Full-time
Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education Bachelor’s Degree
Travel Up to 10%
Job Description
As a Project Engineer at our firm, you are responsible to manage projects and guide other engineers and technicians to enable the success of our clients and our people.

Core Responsibilities

Design and Technical Expertise – 60%
Ensure clear and comprehensive designs that comply with current technical standards and regulations.

Key Activities:

Ensure clear and comprehensive designs that comply with current technical standards and regulations
Produce precise solutions for clients by applying knowledge and experience through confidence and ability
Design a complete project, system, component, or process (as assigned)
Prepare complete project documents
Design and conduct experiments; analyze and interpret data
Analyze problems and find effective solutions to solve them
Work on projects of all sizes and work on several projects concurrently

Project Management – 25%
Ensure the efficiency, profitability, and on-time delivery of projects leading to high levels of client satisfaction.

Key Activities:

Coordinate project schedules with Team Leader and/or Lead Engineer
Assist Team Leader and/or Lead Engineer in preparing for project kick-off meetings
Adhere to established project process
Maintain project accounting records real-time
Coordinate detailed aspects of the engineering work
Assist with proposals to provide professional services to obtain funding for engineering projects and programs

Client Relationships – 5%
Sustain trusting relationships with clients to maintain/increase client satisfaction and retention.

Key Activities:

Maintain strong client relationships through consistent and professional communication
Understand client work pipeline
Prepare and participate in project meetings in a professional manner
Understand each clients’ requirements and expectations
Stay current with clients via check-ins
Review and recap project success with clients

Mentorship – 5%
Mentor structural designers and technicians through principles of leading by example, humility, and collaboration.

Key Activities:

Mentor less experienced team members based on humility and trust with a high expectation of hard work and two-way communication
Willingly answer questions in a manner that is conducive to the others’ ability to learn and improve their skill set(s)

Administration – 5%
Keep projects up to date in Ajera to ensure clients are invoiced accurately and SSE is paid in a timely manner.

Key Activities:

Ensure documents and emails are filed appropriately
Accurately record and submit time for each project
Job Requirements


Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an ABET/EAC accredited program
4+ years of structural engineering experience with clear progression in responsibility
Active Professional Engineer (PE) license
Proficient use of the English language, both verbal and written, and adaptable to all audiences
Physically able to conduct field inspections and testing as assigned
Maintain a valid driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record

Environmental Conditions:

Office environment; field environment; construction site environment; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, heat, cold, and inclement weather conditions when conducting field inspections and investigations.

Desired Computer Skills:
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