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Project Engineer




Category

Civil Engineering

Job Location

1718 Dry Creek Way Suite 110, San Antonio, TX

Tracking Code

1346-188

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

PROJECT ENGINEER, SAN ANTONIO, TX

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.

 

Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Project Engineer to join our team in our San Antonio, Texas office.  Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 



Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Prepare plan documents and supporting design calculations
  • Produce high quality work and implement and maintain QA/QC procedures
  • Oversee the technical aspects of various projects
  • Coordinate with other disciplines and support services
  • Represent clients and firm in meetings with governmental agencies
  • Prepare, maintain, coordinate project schedules of multiple concurrent projects with design team
  • Develop and track project milestones to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery
  • Make decisions independently in regard to various issues and methods
  • Able to accept and give performance feedback
  • Prepare detailed construction drawings using AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Identifies applicable codes, standards or other design requirements
  • Reviews plans and prepares or reviews technical specifications, contract documents and estimates
  • Performs field reviews and other assessments for use in design
  • Participates in contract bidding and administration and provides limited observation during construction
  • Supervises the work of less experienced engineers and/or technical support personnel assigned to the project
  • Mentor and train designers and engineers

Required Skills

  • Extremely organized
  • Demonstrates active listening techniques
  • Outgoing, friendly, approachable (team player)
  • Strong communication skills with team members and clients
  • Proficient in computer software (Word, Excel, AutoCAD, Civil3D, Outlook, Microsoft Project)
  • Competent technical skills required to complete engineering tasks
  • Able to proactively pursue design solutions
  • Ability to delegate assignments and determine methods and procedures
  • Ability to be open to others ideas and willing to compromise
  • Detail-oriented but also flexible enough to be big picture/conceptual
  • Able to compromise and accept other’s ideas
  • Capable of envisioning the client’s goals
  • Good reputation amongst peers, clients, and agencies
  • Able to follow general directions and guidelines for the firm’s policies, practices, and procedures

Required Experience

 

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Texas (or capable of obtaining)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a project engineer

 

For Preferred Consideration (Not Required):

  • Previous experience working with clients in the commercial and/or residential market
  • Experience in supervising and managing a design team
  • Seeking a project management or assistant project manager position
  • Experience in accounts receivable, invoicing, and overall duties involved in managing a design team
  • Strong presentation skills paired with the ability to coach and motivate others

 

 

 

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Westwood is a multi-disciplined national surveying and engineering services provider for commercial and residential development, public infrastructure, wind energy, solar energy, energy storage, and electric transmission projects. Westwood was established in 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has grown to serve clients across the nation from multiple U.S. offices. In 2020, Westwood ranked on the top 150 design firms on Engineering News Record (ENR), #4 on Zweig Group’s Hot Firm’s List, and #9 on Best Firms to Work For, all national industry lists and record-breaking rankings for the firm.

 

Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

This position is located at 1718 Dry Creek Way Suite 110, San Antonio, TX. View the Google Map in full screen.



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