Project Engineer

Branchburg Township


Job Description Ferreira Construction is a 400 million+ a year privately held first-rate heavy civil construction company. Since 1988, Ferreira has enjoyed steady growth throughout its history. We specialize in: Underground Utilities (Gas, Water, Sewer, Fiber Optic, Electrical), Foundations, Bridges, Highways, Airports, Sitework; Power/Utility: Substations, Power Plants, Transmission & Distribution, Sitework; Emergency Management: Reconstruction, 24-Hour Storm Response, Storm Hardening, Shoreline Restoration/Stabilization, Debris Removal; Solar Installation and Construction Management.

We are dedicated to constructing quality infrastructure through innovation and sustainability, never compromising our integrity-the foundation of our success for more than two decades. Ferreira is a nationally recognized company with headquarters in New Jersey and regional offices in New York, Florida, California and Rhode Island.  We are seeking a qualified Project Engineer.


Bachelor’s degree, Civil Engineer

At least 3 yrs experience in heavy or building construction

Responsibilities include: quantity take-off, obtaining quotes, preparing bids and proposals under the supervision of a senior estimator using HCSS bidding software.

Applicant must have good communication skills, motivated, well organized and be able to multi-task.

Be professional in dealing with Owners, Architects, Subcontractors, Suppliers, and Consultants

Exhibit quality oral and written communication skills including the ability to manage productive meetings, write clear and effective correspondence, and manage email communications.

Provides quality responses to problem situations and in a manner consistent with the company’s primary interest.

Computer knowledge musts: AutoCad, experience with HCSS bidding software, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook.

Job Description :

Daily and weekly progress reports at a variety of job sites.

Keeps Management and the Estimating Department regularly updated on project status.

Manages Project Submittals, Plans, Specifications and Shop Drawings and assures conformance to Project Documentation requirements.

Work with Purchasing Department to coordinate negotiations for materials and subcontractor pricing.

Builds and maintains excellent client and subcontractor relationships.

Maintains close contact/coordination with Suppliers, Subcontractors and General Contractors.

Represents the Company in an excellent manner with existing customers and potential customers.

Visits job sites, documenting observations/activities such as: Pick-up plans/specifications/drawings, conduct job walks and deliver bids.

Completes accurate and thorough quantity takeoffs.

Coordinate/Conducts safety inspections; tracks scheduling versus plans in coordination with field superintendents.

Supports Project Managers, Estimators, and the Management Team as required.

Problem Solving – Ability to recognize problems and generate workable alternative solutions for approval and follow through to timely final resolution of problems.

Construction Technology – Understands current construction techniques and systems to a high degree, including sustainable construction.

Manages the change order process.


Full time with benefits and competitive salary

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