Project Engineer
Milwaukee, WI Project Management
Job Type

Our Foundation

At Findorff, we push ourselves to build better by going beyond. For over 132 years, we’ve forged the foundation of one of the nation’s most trusted construction firms. But we’re so much more than hammers and nails. Here, we strengthen relationships and shape communities. And our real bottom line is our people.

Project Engineer:

This position will start in one of four areas: Estimating, Field Operation, Safety or Project Management. Findorff’s program is designed to ensure each Project Engineer is exposed to many areas of construction, with the plan they will be well-rounded as they enter one of three career paths: Preconstruction/Estimating, Superintendent, or Project Manager. At Findorff, we'll make sure you rub elbows with all the right folks as we help build your career.  


  • Take off and pricing
  • Bid package preparation
  • Prepare instructions to bidders
  • Conduct bid result evaluations
  • Contract prospective bidders utilizing bidding software or telephone
  • Assist estimator with bid day activities
  • Participate in project planning
  • Conduct constructability & spec reviews

Project Management

  • Prepare subcontracts, purchase orders, change order proposals, monthly payment requests for review by Project Management staff
  • Prepare, distribute and track RFI’s
  • Distribute and track CB’s, RFP’s or other change issue documentation
  • Close out activities including but not limited to distribution and tracking punch lists
  • Assist Project Management staff or Superintendent with creating and/or updating project schedule
  • Prepare and distribute progress meeting notes
  • Review shop drawings and samples for conformance to documents
  • Proactively manage project submittal approval process
  • Post addenda or other changes to plans and specifications

Field Operations

  • Assist jobsite Superintendent with short duration scheduling, timekeeping, etc.
  • Order and schedule delivery of materials
  • Participate in productivity initiative (track finished work to schedule/goal).
  • Post addenda or other changes to plans and specifications
  • Prepare, distribute and track RFI’s
  • Distribute and track punch lists
  • Complete other close out requirements


  • Routine safety audits
  • Assist with safety planning for jobsites
  • See projects from the safety supervisor point of view
  • Attend OSHA training


  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • A people-first, inclusive culture
  • Onsite fitness center
  • Free parking
  • Dress-for-your-day philosophy
  • Generous PTO 
  • Ability to work from home from time to time
  • Findorff Shop credit to buy company swag
  • Career growth and development 
  • Mentorship and guidance 

Diversity matters. Findorff recognizes the talents of all, appreciating the different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives that make us a stronger company and partner for the communities we live and work in.