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Job Title:  Project Engineer

Site/Location:  Zachry Construction Corp

San Antonio, TX, US

Date:  Sep 20, 2022
Job Description: 

About the Company

Extraordinary commitment runs deep at Zachry. Here, dedicated men and women have the opportunity to work on challenging projects alongside those who value innovation and support team efforts in all our endeavors. We take care of our team members as family, within a culture of service where we do the right thing because it is the right thing to do. Our core values are at the center of every decision we make:


Every Person Matters


Together We Can Do Great Things


This Is More Than a Job

Job Summary

The Project Engineer assists the project manager in the planning and execution of the work, prepares change orders, and participates in change negotiations and overall project administration. The Project Engineer manages job controls to ensure compliance with contract, budget, schedule, job costing, forecasting, quantities, and billings. He or she must communicate pertinent information to the proper individuals in a timely and effective manner. This position will start at our San Antonio corporate office working in the Estimating department until a yet-to-be-determined project is assigned in the Central/South TX region.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain communication and working with, owners, vendors, subcontractors, and members of the project team 
  • Draft and maintain written correspondence with owner and vendors 
  • Coordinate the RFI process and work with field engineers/superintendents on the draft for final review 
  • Supervise routing of drawings and transmittal approval 
  • Maintain records as required regarding job progress, costs, material usage, etc. 
  • Manage and develop field engineering personnel 
  • Manage cost reporting and projections 
  • Organize and track all change orders 
  • Review, analyze, and update project schedule in conjunction with the PM and Area Staff 
  • Understand the critical path of the project and communicate the information to the necessary individuals 
  • Update the equipment schedule with input and assistance from the PM and Superintendents 
  • Maintain current project status and pertinent field activities to be communicated during project reviews 
  • Cross train engineers and field staff in multiple disciplines and create collaborative environment between engineers 


This job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this position. The job summary is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position. 

Required Skills and Experience

  • 5 - 10 years previous engineering experience working in all aspects of large heavy/highway construction projects (Structures, Bridges, Underground, Earthwork and Concrete Paving) 
  • Medium to Large project experience ($25M+) is required 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or similar discipline is preferred 
  • Strong leadership skills 
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills 
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft programs such as Excel and Word 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications 
  • Work independently as well as part of a team 

Benefits & EEO

Zachry offers an industry leading benefits package for our employees and their families. 

  • 401k 
  • Medical and dental insurance 
  • Life insurance 
  • Paid leave 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Employee assistance program 
  • and many more 


Zachry Construction Corporation performs heavy civil and building work throughout the United States and relocation is sometimes required for continuous employment opportunities. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.