Our client is one of the top GCs in the Midwest and they are a family owned company that has been a leader in the construction industry since they were established 90 years ago. We are currently searching for a highly motivated project engineer to work on large commercial construction projects in the Cincinnati area. Interested candidates please email your resume to garrett@zsgtalent.com.

Position Summary:

The Project Engineer works with experienced Project Management and Field Supervision team members and assist with the overall safety, direction, completion, and financial outcome of construction projects from initial budget through project closeout. Safety is the number one priority and Project Engineer I’s are expected to promote and exemplify safe work practices. Project Engineer I’s work with individuals at all levels of Project Management and Field Supervision to establish operational priorities and ensure a quality project. This role is also expected to maintain positive and effective working relationships with both internal and external members of the Project Team and support departments.


  • Perform the following duties with support and direction from a Project Manager
    • Ensure customer satisfaction by identifying and exceeding client needs
    • Estimate, value engineer and develop project budgets
    • Facilitate the subcontractor bid process to include processing, distribution and tracking of all project bidding documentation
    • Utilize software programs and templates to process, distribute and track all project documentation
    • Negotiate subcontractor and material buyout; develop and negotiate subcontracts.
    • Plan and schedule projects
    • Manage jobs in progress including subcontractor coordination, conflict resolution, documentation and ensuring quality and safety on every job
    • Manage project costs through the ongoing evaluation of labor, material and equipment; continue to forecast and analyze construction costs, exposures and profits through project completion
    • Perform project closeout

Position Qualifications:

B.S. in Construction, Engineering, or other related field preferred

  • Prior Co-Op / Internship experience in construction field preferred
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Detail oriented

Job Type
Full-Time Regular
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