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Project Engineer (Woodridge, IL ) 



A Project Engineer is responsible for executing a particular project from award of contract to final payment. The Project Engineer will be responsible for executing the most safe and efficient fabrication and installation of the project using the plans and specifications available.



Project Engineer will report directly to the Project Manager



General Contractors, Architects and Designers, owners, public agencies (Departments of Transportation, Departments of Public Works, Cities, Towns, Villages, etc.), material vendors, other divisional departments, general public


Job Functions - Under the Supervision of the Project Manager:


  1. Material and subcontractor purchasing
  2. Scheduling installation crews and equipment
  3. Coordinating and scheduling work with the project owner or GC
  4. Producing and submitting required shop drawings and submittals
  5. Complete production tickets for signs to be manufactured
  6. Schedule material deliveries
  7. Perform site visits to monitor safety, attend progress meetings, monitor production, solve installation problems, inspect changed conditions, obtain field measurements, etc.
  8. Track quantities and reconcile with Resident Engineer (RE) / Owner
  9. Initiate monthly invoices via accounts receivable person(s)
  10. Monitor job costs vs. estimated costs
  11. Monitor actual payments by owner / GC
  12. Reconciliation of final quantities with RE or GC
  13. Obtain final payment and final release of retained monies from Owner / GC
  14. Prepare and submit required project closeout documentation (as-built drawings, O & M manuals, Warranty letters, etc.)



  1. Obtain plans and specifications from various contractors and owners
  2. Assist with project estimates, including delivering a bid to owner
  3. Deliver tools, equipment, documents to jobsite


This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent to this job. Incumbents are required to perform other related functions as assigned.



Position Requirements



Standing, sitting, walking, climbing, carrying, talking, hearing, visual activity (far and near), key punching, driving


Lifting up to 50 lbs., driving up to 300 miles, climbing ladders and scaffolds, sitting or standing for up to 4 hours at a time.


Usual office environmental conditions, typical construction environmental conditions, highway work zone conditions


4 Year degree in Civil Engineering, construction management, construction technology, engineering technology, or minimum 5 years experience in heavy/highway construction industry. Must be able to read, interpret, and understand construction plans and specifications.


It should take the average person with the knowledge required up to 6 months to learn and perform the functions of the job at a fully functioning level of proficiency. Individual should have experience with Illinois DOT, Illinois Tollway, Chicago DOT, City of Chicago Agencies, Chicago Transit Authority or other DOT agencies.

Software, Equipment:

Microsoft Office, Foundations Accounting Software

Licenses / Certifications:



Must be able to perform under pressure situations, have the ability to meet deadlines, willingness to perform fast-paced, high volume work. Some overnight travel could be required. This is a salaried position.


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
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Position Project Engineer  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number OPE-23-00037  
About the Organization RoadSafe Traffic Systems ('RoadSafe') is the largest provider of traffic control and pavement marking services in the United States. Our national network of 50 branches supports government, private, special event, utility and railroad projects in over 40 states. Expert knowledge of traffic control and roadway striping coupled with a unique ability to quickly mobilize our extensive fleet, state-of-the art equipment and trained technicians allows RoadSafe to safely provide quality, value, and peace of mind to our customers nationwide. RoadSafe enjoys exclusive contract agreements with some of the United States' biggest industrial companies and contractors. Known for our sophistication and professionalism, RoadSafe is called upon to handle the biggest and best projects in our industry.

At RoadSafe, we offer a competitive pay, growth potential and an excellent benefits package for those who qualify including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) plans. RoadSafe recognizes and values diversity.

EOE Statement We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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