Project Engineer - Midwest
Burnsville, MN 
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description

Company Overview

Ames Construction - A full-service heavy civil and industrial general contractor and a proven self-performer that completes projects safely, on time, and within budget. Ames is a family owned company deeply rooted in a strong work ethic committed to building relationships founded on honesty, performance, and mutual trust. For 60 years we have served diverse clientele throughout the United States and Canada, with project work in many market segments, including mines, railroads, power plants, roads, bridges, dams, renewables and hydro facilities. Our continued growth offers exciting and challenging opportunities. By joining the Ames family, you will be working with the industry's best talent for a nationally recognized top 75 general contractor.


The Project Engineer will be responsible for identifying critical work items, procure long-lead items, resolving field problems and conflicts with subcontractors. Manage document control, submittals schedules and contract documents, monitor quality control, and oversee a project safety and environment requirements. Assist with monthly billings, cash flow projections, change orders and project material and equipment. Build relationships and communicate with owners and partners, and provide support to the Project Manager and project staff. Seeking a motivated, self-driven, and reliable professional to join our dynamic team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and support a team consisting of Project Manager, Project Engineers, Superintendents, and other staff
  • Build relationships and communicate with owners, design partners, subcontractors, & workforce
  • Review shop drawing, submittals and schedules, and process RFIs
  • Monitoring the quality control, safety and environmental programs
  • Understand and assist with project layout
  • Identify critical work items, and procure long-lead items
  • Assist with monthly billings, cash flow projections, and process change orders
  • Manage document control including submittals schedules, contract documents, and shop drawings
  • Assist with delivery, inventory, and warehousing of materials and equipment
  • Resolve field problems and conflicts with subcontractors, suppliers, and workforce
  • Instill safety as a top priority
  • Maintaining as-built drawings & manuals
  • Attend and/or lead meetings
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Experience, Education & Skills

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in highway heavy construction
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction, Civil Engineering, or Construction Management, or equivalent experience
  • Competent in the use of computer software applications used for project control and administration, including Microsoft Applications and Outlook
  • Knowledgeable in Primavera
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral
  • Possess high attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Must have a positive attitude and possess excellent motivations skills
  • Time Management, multitasking, and prioritization are crucial
  • Must have a valid Driver's License

Working Conditions

  • Location - Burnsville, MN.
  • Travel Required
  • Construction Site Environment - Physical ability to stand, walk, crawl, bend, reach and climb. Exposed to high noise levels.
  • Construction Site Office Environment - Extensive sitting at desk and computer; some standing, bending at the waist, stooping and reaching required; ability to lift 5-20 pounds occasionally.

Ames Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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