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Project Engineer

Richmond // Chesapeake, VA

Known for our quality of work and quality of life, we make it a priority to provide for our employees, clients, and community. Information and qualifications regarding this job are listed below.

about us.

Founded in 1982, MEB is a full-service construction firm with corporate headquarters in Chesapeake, VA and regional offices in Richmond, VA and Nashville, TN. With nearly 250 employees and over $200 million in annual revenue, MEB has the resources and strength to provide the highest level of service for a wide variety of complex construction projects throughout both the Mid-Atlantic and the country. We are proud of the culture we’ve built, and as MEB experiences growth year over year, we continue to put an emphasis on our people, our clients, and safety.

MEB's areas of expertise.

  • Water // Wastewater
  • Fueling Systems // Storage
  • Environmental //Resilience
  • Hospitality // Entertainment
  • Manufacturing // Industrial
  • Corporate // Government

MEB's benefits.

  • 401(k) & Matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development

job brief.

Our team is looking for a motivated project engineer to assist Project Managers and Sr. Project Engineers with the planning and daily execution of the construction projects. Responsible for maintaining certain aspects of the project schedule as assigned by the Project Manager, by managing the process of submittal approvals, coordinating the timely delivery of materials, maintaining schedules and budgets to ensure delivery of successful projects to owners, in the safest manner possible, on time and on budget with the desired level of quality.  This role requires excellent communication skills, as you’ll be assisting senior leadership in coordinating with various project stakeholders, including Project Superintendents, Project Managers, Foreman, and Field Personnel. To succeed, you must ensure you are striving to support MEB’s core values every day and that quality, health, and safety standards are your top priority.

If you have foundational skills in construction engineering, are committed to taking an active role in your own personal development and want hands on training while gaining valuable experience, we’d like to meet you!

core areas of responsibility.

  • Perform detailed review of the project documents in search of potential issues, conflicts, and discrepancies prior to the start of construction.
  • Participate in the review and evaluation of prime, subcontractor and supplier project submittals.
  • Develop subcontractor and supplier scope of work documents and draft detailed Subcontracts and Purchase Orders
  • Full cycle responsibility for project Requests for Information (RFI’s) and maintain RFI tracking logs, to include updating specs.
  • Assist in the surveying and layout of construction site elements, maintaining project communications, and reviewing/approving payables.
  • Maintain and file project communications
  • Maintain and track status of the project “red-line” and digital As-Built documents as required per contract requirements
  • Secure and assemble all project closeout materials from subcontractors and suppliers including guarantees, warranties, As-Builts, and Operations & Maintenance Manuals
  • Assist with the scheduling, coordination and documentation of all project equipment start-up, commissioning, performance testing and owner training.
  • Proactively builds and fosters positive relationships with Project Owners, Design A/E’s, MEB team members and our trade partners.

skills you possess.

  • Completion of 4-year Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Building Construction, Construction Management, or equivalent combination of technical/military training and/or experience.
  • Detail and deadline oriented with strong computer, interpersonal skills, and the ability work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong desire to learn and advance in the construction field
  • Travel up to 20%

Pre-Employment Drug Screen required. E-Verify. DMV. EOE/Minorities/Females/Disabilities/Veterans