Project Engineer

Highland Group LLC Panama City Beach, FL


The Project Engineer (PE) is responsible for expediting the review and the response for Requests for Information (RFI), Shop Drawings and Submittals and the maintenance of as-built information.  The PE will assist Project Manager(s) and Superintendent(s) with contractor supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty to a high standard; 

Ø  Preparing complete, accurate and timely submittal and punch list logs for construction projects based on the project drawings and specifications. 

Ø  Accountable for tracking and receiving approved submittals from Architect/Engineer and/or Owner’s team and notifying the same if their review and approval has potential schedule impact. 

Ø  Keep the submittals on time to work with the project’s schedule.

Ø  Assist the Project Team in managing technical and contractual issues as needed.

Ø  Create scopes of work for contracts and purchase orders for each trade as determined by project for review by Project Manager.

Ø  Attend progress meetings and prepare meeting minutes for distribution.

Ø  Prepare, review and process RFI’s, accountable for tracking and receiving response in required time frame.  Maintain RFI log as required.  Keep the RFI’s on time to work with project schedule.

Ø  May assist with oversight of all field personnel, subcontractors, and vendors.

Ø  Receive, review, and analyze bid documents (e.g., specifications, scope, contract terms & conditions).

Ø  Assist with preparation of proposal documents.

Ø  Prepare progress requests for submittal to customers.

Ø  Develop correspondence regarding project information as directed by Project Manager.

Ø  Create and maintain documentation for submittals, RFI's, change orders, meeting minutes, etc.

Ø  Assist project managers with QA/QA and Safety Assurance.

Ø  Perform job walks, as needed.



The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to fulfill the obligations of this position successfully.

§  Bachelor’s degree in construction management or directly related field preferred.

§  1-3 years’ experience in a construction related field preferred.

§  Certifications in safety, OSHA training, and general continuing education


§  The Candidate must be able to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times primarily as it relates to interactions with fellow employees, clients, vendors and, others whom assist us in our operations. 

§  Candidate must possess excellent communication skills to include written, oral and, interpersonal skills.

§  Proficient use of technology and all major office-related computer applications, including word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software (Microsoft Office or similar) are required.  Further the applicant must be comfortable with cloud-based applications, not merely computer-based ones.  Additionally, training on company specific software will be required therefore, the Candidate must be willing and committed to learning and becoming proficient in new software programs quickly. 

§  This position is a field-based and office-based position, as required.  Carrying or handling materials may be necessary.

§  This position requires that the individual holding it provide his or her own transportation, a valid Driver License, and sufficient automobile insurance coverage.


§  Highland Group, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Highland Group, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 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.

§  Highland Group, LLC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. 

Highland Group LLC is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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