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Project Engineer

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Date: Mar 15, 2019

City/State/Province: Muncy, PA, US, 17756

Company: Colas

The road to your future starts with HRI, Inc.

In 1947, Herbert R. Imbt founded a small construction company in State College, Pennsylvania with only a few pieces of equipment.  During the following decades, HRI, Inc., as the company was later renamed, expanded geographically to cover areas outside of central Pennsylvania, including much of Central, Eastern, and Western Pennsylvania.  Operations also expanded to include paving, water, sewer, airport, highway, and bridge projects as well as asphalt plants. In 1999, HRI, Inc. was purchased by Colas, Inc., a worldwide leader in the construction industry, with numerous construction businesses throughout the United States.  Today, HRI, Inc. benefits from being part of a much larger organization while maintaining local control over our activities and the close ties to the communities we serve. HRI operates as a subsidiary of Barrett Industries. Under Barrett, HRI serves everyone from small contractors to government agencies and Fortune 500 companies.

HRI, Inc. upholds the highest standards of safety, environmental stewardship, and ethical conduct. We provide advanced solutions for our customer’s needs while having a positive impact on our local communities, generating sustainable growth, and long-term value for our shareholders. Our mission is to strengthen and grow our infrastructure products and services by empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. We are strong, stable, and growing.  

“We Build the Roads You Travel”


For the Project Engineering postion, we are loking for someone with ambition, someone who is a self starter, someone highly motivated, a background in engineering or construction managment, and who operates in a highly professional, ethical and ompetitive fast paced environment.



The Project Engineer at HRI, Inc. is primarily responsible for working with the Superintendent on all aspects of construction on a given project while finishing on-time and within budget in a manner consistent with Company policies and procedures.  Daily tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Completing the assigned project within time and budget as bid by the estimating team
  • Assist in bidding projects
  • Responsible for the quality of the project, meeting the owners’ specifications and expectations
  • Responsible for coordinating surveys and layouts, supervising testing, reviewing and commenting on daily reports, subcontract supervision and scheduling
  • Developing and preparing short term schedules and assisting with the long term scheduling of the project
  • Scheduling daily operations and resources (ie. labor, equipment, materials and trucking)
  • Communicating daily with Foreman of various crews
  • Assist with tracking of accurate daily quantities
  • Reviewing cost analysis, job cost reports, contract documentation (photos, letters, emails, etc.) and production reports
  • Reviewing purchase orders, delivery tickets, and ensuring transmittal to accounting
  • Monthly review of adjustments, forecasts, and “cost to completes”
  • Reviewing and compiling all claims, force accounts, agreed prices and change orders
  • Performing weekly Jobsite inspections and documentation, completing daily superintendent diaries
  • Training and mentoring new employees/interns/apprentices
  • Maintaining safety records, reviewing and commenting on accident reports



  • An Associates or Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or Construction Management discipline or 1-3 years of performing job functions corresponding to this position required
  • A year or more of experience in highway construction or similar industry (internships count)
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license
  • Must be drug and alcohol free
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Thorough knowledge of construction materials, costs and procedures in heavy construction
  • High aptitude for mathematics
  • High proficiency in computers- including the Microsoft Office Suite (experience with HeavyBid, HeavyJob and Primavera P6 are a plus)
  • Candidate must be well organized and possess a strong work ethic
  • Ability to track job performance
  • Assertiveness, self-confidence and strong communication skills for interacting with project owners and subcontractors
  • Solid understanding of contract documents and be able to apply to actual construction
  • General knowledge of applicable construction operations
  • Experience reading construction specifications and/or plans
  • Additional safety or environmental training a plus
  • Willingness to work weekends and long hours during peak season
























HRI, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to promoting diversity and maintaining a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to ensure that applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), immigration status, citizenship, genetic information, medical conditions, protected veteran status, uniform service member status, familial status, marital status, registered domestic partner status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants and provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination.  This Policy applies to aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here and here.  For notification on E-Verify click here and for information on Right to Work, click here.

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Nearest Major Market: Williamsport

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