Project Engineer

CMS is an award-winning construction contractor with design-build experience and strong self-performance capabilities in mechanical, piping and fabrication work. Our scope of services encompasses new construction, renovations, fueling systems, and energy and sustainability for a wide range of commercial and federal government clients. As a prime contractor, we have the ability to execute a full range of construction disciplines. In addition, our mechanical capability enables us to self-perform the most technically challenging mechanical, fuels and energy work.

The Project Engineer shall:

Assist the Project Management team with the evaluation, process, and managing of the information necessary to construct projects on time, within budget, and to the quality specified by the contract documents.

Overall Responsibilities and Duties (Essential Functions) in Support of the Project Management Team:

  • Acting as a support team member to the Project Management team
  • Assisting in the preparation of project plans in accordance with applicable codes and specifications
  • Review project documents and prepare bills of material for vendors, ensuring avoidance of material waste or surplus.
  • Assisting the Project Manager in collecting data for use in managing the project budget and change orders
  • Create, coordinate, and manage all pre-construction submittals to include, but not limited to: Contractor Quality Control  Plan, Accident Prevention Plan, Demolition Plan, Environmental Protection Plan (may include Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan), Waste Management Plan
  • Assessing conformance to contract specifications.  
  • Working with the Project Manager to resolve any conflicts in interpretation.
  • Managing information on changes in the work; preparing an independent analysis as required; obtaining and checking estimates for the changes from the subcontractors
  • Assist with the closeout process of the project:  working with the Project Manager to prepare final records for the project such as Request for Information (RFI) logs, close out records, warranties, as-builts, Operations and Maintenance (O&Ms), and evaluating information to insure compliance with contract documents.
  • Assist with Department of Defense Base Access Requirements
  • Other duties as assigned 




• A Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering or 

• An Associate’s degree in Construction Management/Engineering and a minimum of 3 -4 years of related experience; or

• A High School diploma and a minimum of 6 years of related experience

Knowledge, Skills Abilities:

• Familiarity with reference materials and where/how to find information needed in professional work 

• Ability to professionally represent the company verbally, in writing, and in person to clients, team members and all others 

• Ability to effectively work in a cohesive team working together to achieve project goals

• Strong organization skills to effectively manage time and resources in the most efficient manner

• Self-starter proficient in organizing and completing assigned tasks within a specified time frame 

• Proficient in Microsoft Office 

• Ability to work independently with limited oversight

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.