Project Engineer

Renton, WA
LocationUS Calendar17/05/2017   Entry-level Renton, WA

Guy F. Atkinson Construction, LLC is a full-service contractor that has been building for clients in the public and private sectors since its inception in 1926. We offer a comprehensive range of project development and construction services to clients across industries and for a full spectrum of project types.

An important distinction between Atkinson and other firms is our knowledge of, and experience in, the construction of highly-engineered and complex heavy civil projects. We have built more than 50 major bridges since 1946; more than 80 of the world's largest dams; excavated some of the country's most complex mine shafts; and have constructed or expanded some of the most-traveled roadways within the western United States.

Come be a part of the team that makes it happen!

The Project Engineer provides administrative and technical services in the fields of scheduling, cost engineering, subcontract coordination, and general project administration. Along with job site project managers and superintendents, project engineers have responsibilities in overall project oversight and may be assigned to a particular section, subcontractor, or other facet(s) of the project.  


  • Assist in development of project plan as requested.
  • Collaborate with the Project Manager(s) in purchasing activities including scoping and take-offs.
  • Prepare and forward submittals. Confirm submittal complies with plans/specs.
  • Support the development and updating of the project schedule and subcontractor detail schedules.
  • Monitor and expedite material deliveries ensuring all deliveries conform with the project schedule.
  • Administer subcontracts as assigned.
  • Assist the Project Manager and Superintendent in the coordination of drawings.
  • Draft change orders. Solicit prices from subcontractors and suppliers. Perform scope take-off and estimate costs.
  • Aid in close out of project; includes assembling manuals and other warranties for turnover to owner and preparation final payment documents for subcontractors.
  • Participate/lead training sessions.
  • Act as the point person for document management applications.


  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or a degree in a related discipline.
  • 5-8 years industry experience preferred.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of scheduling, cost engineering, subcontract coordination, and general project administration.
  • Familiarity reading drawings and specifications.
  • Knowledge of Primavera preferred.
  • Computer proficient, including Microsoft Office products.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team player and reliable.
  • Interest and passion for heavy civil construction and the industry.
  • Detail oriented with ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.