Job Description


The Project Engineer serves as project engineer of the planning, design, construction, and management of major projects at the facility. These include professional architecture/engineering (A/E) and construction contracts to ensure the contractor is in compliance with all contractual requirements, healthcare regulations and codes, and that specifications and schedules are met. This position serves as the facility engineering advisor, engineering consultant, engineer designer, contract administrator, project manager, construction coordinator, and instructor during the design and construction of all projects assigned, as well as on existing infrastructure when assessments and/or refurbishments are required.

QUALIFICATIONS (Includes Education, Experience, Knowledge and Abilities, Certificate or Licensure Requirements):

  • A minimum of 3 years of technical experience in Construction Management is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering, Construction Management or a similar field of study, or significant equivalent construction work related experience is required.
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) or Engineer in Training (EIT) certification is highly preferred.
  • Intermediate understanding of the design, construction, and documentation process.
  • Strong ability to meet deadlines, maintain project timelines, and stay within budgets using project management skills and experience.


  • Conducts capital asset and infrastructure planning and design for the facility, spanning initial strategic planning, concept development, design, construction, and effective implementation of complex buildings, utilities, and healthcare support systems.
  • Performs healthcare engineering project construction management and post project activities while ensuring continuity of building and utility services for healthcare facility operations.
  • Performs the duties of an owner’s representative on professional design and construction projects.
  • Maintains construction specifications and drawings.
  • Possesses intermediate skills in using AutoCAD or equivalent design software.
  • Manages projects in a way that optimizes cost and quality. Notifies Director of Facilities Services of budget deviations, quality concerns, or schedule delays.
  • Drafts communications to team members or residents for Director review/approval as it relates to major project impacts on campus operations.
  • Maintains a technical reference library of codes, standards and other regulations which are applicable to the engineering construction industry, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and others. Ensures code compliance and educates maintenance staff on relevant compliance requirements.
  • Collaborates with internal staff and key resident leaders, ensuring a “voice of the customer” consideration in project design and execution.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the Director in support of the facility mission and values.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (includes adequate vision, speech, hearing, range of motion, lifting capacity, sitting/standing, etc.):

  • Good health with adequate strength and endurance to work in all types of situations.
  • Ability to walk, sit, stand, bend, stoop, and climb.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Adequate hearing ability to discern alarms and safety warnings.
  • Maintain neat personal appearance and proper hygiene.
  • Maintain proper attitude and conduct using correct language and vocabulary.

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Davidson NC
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