PROJECT ENGINEER

A construction project engineer must combine the skills of a business manager with the technical know-how of an engineer. He serves as a kind of middleman between the client, the construction project manager, and the many subcontractors to make sure a construction project proceeds safely, accurately, and smoothly.

CAREER DETAILS

Salary: $54,000 – $128,000

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

  • Perform administrative functions, such as reviewing or writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules, or purchasing of materials or services.
  • Develop or implement programs to improve sustainability or reduce the environmental impacts of engineering or architecture activities or operations.
  • Evaluate the environmental impacts of engineering, architecture, or research and development activities.
  • Plan or direct the installation, testing, operation, maintenance, or repair of facilities or equipment.
  • Identify environmental threats or opportunities associated with the development and launch of new technologies.
  • Plan, direct, or coordinate survey work with other project activities.

*This list of tasks does not encompass all tasks that may be applicable to this job.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

*This list of skills does not encompass all tasks that may be applicable to this job.

Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

*This list of knowledge may not encompass all education that may be applicable to this job.

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