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Project Engineer V

Company: Shimmick Construction
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Shimmick is seeking a highly talented Project Engineer V to be based out of Chattanooga, TN. This position reports a Senior Level Project Engineer . This challenging position will provide an excellent growth opportunity while improving the infrastructure of the city.

At Shimmick, we are problem solvers. Creative thinkers. Innovators. We approach each project with fresh ideas and big thinking in pursuit of better answers, better outcomes, and better experiences for our clients. We are resourceful, nimble and resilient. We work hard together-and with our clients-to deliver high-quality projects that are on time, on budget and beyond expectations.

National Division

Shimmick's National Division operates throughout the central and eastern U.S. Comprised of legacy companies, such as Morrison Knudsen, Washington Group, and others, this division has decades-long history of delivering successful transportation, transit, mining infrastructure, and water resources projects. In addition to state DOTs and transit agencies, the National Division has delivered more than $5 billion in work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, primarily in the water resources (dams, reservoirs, locks, levees) sector. The National Division is delivering Oklahoma Turnpike Authority's first build-finance project, the $260 million Gilcrease Expressway project in Tulsa, Oklahoma.


The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs various management, leadership, and people accountability responsibilities for a field engineering team that includes concrete placement, formwork and large mechanical installation.
  • Has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating technical assignments.
  • Generally requires multi-disciplinary knowledge of engineering.
  • Plans and develops field engineering tasks concerned with unique or controversial problems. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope and selection of problems for investigation and development of novel concepts and approaches.
  • Maintains liaison with units within the organization(Quality Control and field supervision) and individuals inside and for the US Army Corp of Engineers.
  • Responsible for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the field. Work at this level usually requires extensive progressive experience.
  • Works under minimal supervision. Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.
  • Manages group of engineers and/or technicians, coordinating activities of the field engineering team.
  • Displays knowledge and abilities to evaluate, select and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria to meet basic engineering and construction specifications.
  • Displays applications of sound professional judgment on details of work.
  • Independently performs walk-downs and inspections of installed commodities to assure conformance with specifications and design.
  • Performs and/or oversees quantity surveys for tracking and reporting.
  • May provide technical direction to drafters, technicians, and surveyors.
    Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field + 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
      Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience working on Heavy Civil or Marine Construction experience
      • Experience working with US Army Corp of Engineers a plus
        Additional Information
        • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
        • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
          Notice To Third Party Agencies

          Please note that Shimmick does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Shimmick will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Shimmick explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Shimmick.


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

Keywords: Shimmick Construction, Chattanooga , Project Engineer V, Engineering , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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