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Senior Project Engineer in Blacksburg, VA at Gilbane

Date Posted: 8/27/2018

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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities across the United States and throughout the world that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we’ve built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people’s lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like a member of the family – you will feel right at home at Gilbane.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:  The Senior Project Engineer assists the Project Manager in establishing, distributing, routing plans and ensuring all information is being distributed properly both internally and externally.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: Senior Project Engineer typical responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage RFI process
  • Prepare front end documents
  • Expedite material deliveries
  • Estimate and process change orders
  • Prepare monthly pay request and prepare shop drawings
  • Establish and manage schedule, cost and control procedures
  • Become familiar with contracts, general conditions and flow down language
  • Perform constructability and coordination reviews
  • Write scopes of work for all bid packages; assist with bid openings and bid tabulations
  • Negotiate changes with trades and owners; manage same process
  • Assume responsibility for jobsite safety
  • Provide job site orientation
  • Facilitate project meetings


  • BS OR MS degree in Engineering or Construction Management
  • 8 or more years with CM/General Contractor Organization working on large ($70-$120 mm) construction project
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Financial Management familiarity
  • OSHA 10-Hour Certified
  •  MEP Knowledge
  • Understanding of Contract Document & Specifications
  • Proficient in Prolog
  • Expertise in CMiC preferred

Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits, generous profit-sharing/401k plan, as well as technical and management training programs.

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

Gilbane has an unwavering focus on safety, the environment and caring about everyone involved in our work.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.