Project Engineer 1 -Southeast, AK

Subsidiary: Colaska Inc.



Secon is one of the companies within Colaska Inc., the Colas USA subsidiary that operates throughout the state of Alaska. Secon is based in Juneau, where the company provides construction materials commercially, with satellite offices in Sitka and Ketchikan. Secon constructs project large and small; be it highways, airports, rural roads or mining developments. To learn more about the Colaska Family of Companies, visit www.colaska.com

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit www.colasusa.com

Secon, and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit www.colas.com

Mission

Colaska is seeking a Project Engineer based at our Secon location.  This individual will assist in the management of project(s) by means of cost management and analysis, scheduling, billings and project support.  This individual should have the following characteristics: strong analytical skills, organizational skills, and communication skills with a commitment to safety, integrity, and ethics.  

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure a safe project site and work environment in accordance with Colaska policy, participate with Goal Zero principles.

  • Assist Site Superintendent(s) and Project Manager(s) with project operations, schedules, and cost management. 

  • Digital modeling of the work using Trimble, Topcon or Agtech software

  • Assist Project Manager with daily project duties such as material billing preparations, expedite material procurement, approval, and facilitate product transportation.

  • Assist with the development of project(s) long-term and short-term schedule. 

  • Attend pre-job and weekly meetings with agencies/owners. 

  • Establish and maintain both cost report and billing quantities. 

  • Transfer of information from estimating software to job cost software. 

  • Communicate with Project Manager(s) and Site Superintendent(s) on a regular basis to ensure project issues and concerns are addressed.

  • Manage positions that may report to the Project Engineer (Project Clerk, Project Engineer Intern) 

  • Willingness to work nights and weekends if required. 

  • Other duties as required for the project.

Requirements

  • Must be safety oriented.

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree and 3-6 years of engineering experience

  • Valid Driver's License 

  • Good communication skills and ability to work well with others in a team environment 

  • Should have a spirit of adventure and have a positive attitude

Skills

  • Self-Starter and has great multi-tasking skills 

  • Proficient in 3D modeling and drafting

  • Computer software knowledge of: Primavera P6, MS Office, JDE, HCSS

  • Preferred skillset in Trimble Business Center, and Road Design

  • Ability to create daily job-cost reporting and manage subcontractor scope of work

  • Ability to understand construction surveying

 

Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries (Secon) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document. If you need an accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com.


Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage