Project Engineer

Wood Rodgers, Inc.
Sacramento, CA
Added: May 10, 2024
A Project Engineer is responsible for overseeing and/or performing engineering analyses and design relating to water treatment, pumping, and conveyance systems. The duties require overseeing and/or development of technical analyses including technical memoranda, technical reports, feasibility studies, hydraulics, preliminary engineering design, and final design (including the preparation construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates). Bid and Construction phase support is also required, including evaluation of construction bids, responding to contractor Requests for Information (RFIs), reviewing submittals, and evaluating construction change proposals. Under direction, a Project Engineer performs difficult and complex engineering tasks and acts as a supervisor to a small group of engineers and/or technical support staff. A project engineer may serve as a project manager on a single major, or several minor, engineering project(s).

What You Will Be Doing

  • Performing or guiding the technical analysis of the project(s) assigned. Makes sound decisions on technical problems and methods related to the work being performed based on established engineering principles and guidelines, and supervisory guidance.
  • Serves as project manager, defining the scope of the project, developing budget and schedule estimates, performing feasibility studies, managing staff, and providing training.
  • Monitoring project progress status, compliance with approved scope, and informing all parties of the same.
  • Reviewing proposed changes for impact on the project design, budget or schedule.
  • Preparing reports and presentations that provide raw technical data in a concise and comprehensible manner.
  • Consults with clients, engineers within other departments, and external project team members as a representative regarding assigned projects. Acts as the point of contact for inquiries regarding the project.
  • Completes documentation of projects accurately and timely.
  • May act as a technical expert in specialty area, providing training and outside presentations to clients, peers, and engineering community.

The ante

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • A minimum of 8 -10 years of experience performing related engineering work; or, equivalent education and experience
  • P.E. License Required

How We Elevate Your Game

Joining Wood Rodgers comes with perks to support you in your personal and professional journey.

  • A Unique Culture:An engineering firm that doesn’t feel like one. We are inventors that ask, “why not?” with leadership that empowers employees to grow, challenge convention, and develop creative solutions. We throw big parties, get random days off, and constantly are shown how the company reinvests in our employees rather than corporate bottom-lines. These all help build a great culture, but at the core are great people; people who want to learn, teach, help, and collaborate.
  • Teamwork: experience what being a part of the Wood Rodgers family feels like. Be inspired by your leaders, be encouraged and cheered on by your teammates to live a big life, and be supported in your whole life working while you work with us. Visit our website to get a feel or check us out on social media @woodrodgersinc!

Learning + Development: take on leadership development programs and goal setting to create big possibilities for your career and life. Develop within the company; be mentored and grow to your

Things We’d Like To See

  • Solid project management skills; able to critically analyze and creatively solve issues.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to plan and direct the work of subordinates; effectively supervise, coach and train.
  • Proficient with related software and tools required to complete all job duties, including Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, GIS, and various modeling programs.

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It is our expectation that the salary will be somewhere in the middle of this range.

This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential and can fluctuate above or below the posted range. If there is an offer, the salary presented will consider several factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, and training. Base pay is just one piece of the compensation package offered by Wood Rodgers.

Pay Range

$90,000 — $135,000 USD