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Entry Level / Construction Project Engineer

Entry Level / Construction Project Engineer

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Job Locations 
US-VA-Tysons Corner
Position Type  
Entry Level - Full Time

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Archer Western, a member of the Walsh Group is currently seeking an Project Engineer for our Tysons Corner, VA Jobsite located in Tysons Corner, Jones Branch Connector, VA.

The Project Engineer ensures that the construction work complies with engineering principles, cost guidelines, reporting requirements and field engineering activities for assigned project(s). Major focus will vary depending on project needs and priorities.

Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are “built to succeed” – competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex projects
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
  • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want responsibilities



  • Collects and interprets all information from various project staff to maintain daily project log. May prepare weekly schedule including the weekly 2-3 week look ahead, which incorporate input from the project manager and/or superintendent and is used during weekly owner meetings.
  • Prepares and distributes required daily documentation including some or all of the following: 1) costs, budgets, and revenues reports; cost reports for comparison of as bid to as-built; production reports, to ensure accurate tracking and reporting for project. May issue field purchase orders as required and/or review daily timesheets from Foremen for accuracy.
  • Coordinates all survey layout and control activities as well as field as-built drawings. Participates in work planning sessions with survey crew to establish proper project controls. Records location of completed structures required for later identification or relocation.
  • Participates in project reporting and job control activities to ensure compliance with contract, budget, schedule, forecasting and job costing. Recommends potential sequencing changes to schedule to optimize adherence to budget. May track quantities for all self-performed work activities and/or subcontractors.
  • Updates software, identifies/assesses potential deviations in quantities or payments from owners and to subcontractors. Reviews quality/quantity reports and associated rework costs. Reports any deviations to project management.
  • Maintains tracking logs/lists of materials delivered and informs project management of change orders, RFIs, and claims that may impact schedule and the preparation of related estimating and/or billing documents. Maintains quality logs and tracks rework costs. May order materials, schedule concrete pours/steel deliveries and track rental equipment.
  • Inspects project site(s) to identify potential safety, site layout and/or compliance issues and reports to appropriate management. Participates and conducts THA, JHA, and work plans in accordance with Walsh Safety Plan.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. May include preparation of invoices ensuring accurate coding of project costs, submittal and/or interpretation of contract drawings for use in the field, scheduling subcontractor activities and taking photographs depicting weekly project progress.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field
  • Entry Level to 3 years of experience in Heavy Civil Construction with focus on bridges
  • Computer Literate with some proficiency with some of the following: Word, Excel, P6 and AutoCAD is a bonus.
  • Excellent communication skills, problem solving abilities, and ability to prioritize, organize and manage time. Some critical thinking required.
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team





An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran



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