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Hensel Phelps Project Engineer in Seattle, Washington


Any Employment Offers are Contingent Upon Successful Completion of the Following:

  • Verification of Work Authorization and Employment Eligibility

  • Substance Abuse Screening

  • Physical Exam (if applicable)

  • Background Checks for Badging/Security Clearances (if applicable)

About Hensel Phelps:

At Hensel Phelps, construction is our business. With world-class leadership and a well-honed approach developed over more than three quarters of a century, we employ expertise, experience, and ingenuity to build landmark properties – and build lasting relationships with our clients. We approach every project “The Hensel Phelps Way,” inspiring trust and delivering excellence in all we do. Our comprehensive construction services – from preconstruction through constructability and field management – deliver superior results on time and on budget. Hensel Phelps’ Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) technology enhances our ability to deliver projects faster, more cost effectively and with a greater level of quality.

The Hensel Phelps Way is built on four pillars: People, Process, Partnership and Technology.

Position Description:

The project engineer (PE) is the chief engineer on the project. He/she reports to the project manager and is responsible for all on-site project administration. The PE is responsible for managing the office engineers and jobsite administrator.

Essential Duties:

  • Materials Management - This includes submittals, shop drawings, and expediting material deliveries.

  • Assist the project manager and superintendent as follows:

  • Accumulate all necessary data for and prepare the monthly Owner Pay Applications.

  • Discover and resolve interface conflicts between the Company and subcontractors, as well as among subcontractors.

  • Assist the Company's field supervisors on interpretation of drawings, specifications, IRs/RFIs, and questions for and from the Architect/Engineer.

  • Process and estimate all Change Orders and Requests for Information.

  • Assist in developing and updating the schedule.

  • Provide assistance on form detailing and special design.

  • Assist with production analysis studies.

  • Field initiated purchasing.

  • Run weekly Owner/Architect/Contractor meetings and maintain meeting minutes.

  • Assist in Monthly Margin Analysis.

  • Safety - Participate in the jobsite safety meetings, weekly safety audits, etc.

  • Quality - Facilitate and/or participate in Preparatory Meetings, Initial Inspections, Follow-up Inspections, etc.

  • Manage, train, and mentor the office engineers.

  • Develop/manage the Cost Control and Labor Recap in conjunction with the project manager and project superintendent.

  • Working knowledge of how the VDC Scope of Work, VDC Execution Plan, and VDC deliverables align to the project planning strategies related to field operations (i.e., schedule, model coordination for submittals, constructability review, installation validation, BIM to Field Layout, Field Layout to BIM). Ability to review and navigate within the current 3D model viewing and scheduling software and collaborate with the VDC team.


  • A 4-year degree in civil or structural engineering, architecture, or construction management.

  • Minimum of 2-4 years’ experience on large commercial construction projects

  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Computer software - Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel based templates, Prolog, Primavera and AutoDesk Suite.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Past internships in the construction industry.


Hensel Phelps provides generous benefits for our salaried employees. This position is eligible for company-paid medical insurance, life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment, long-term disability, 401(K) retirement plan, health savings account (HSA) (except Hawaii), and our employee assistance program (EAP). Optional employee paid enrollment in vision and dental insurance is also available. We also believe in the importance of taking time to recharge. As a result, salaried employees are eligible for paid time off beginning their first year of employment. This position is eligible for annual bonuses and merit increases subject to business needs, policies, and performance.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer:

Hensel Phelps is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Hensel Phelps shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, domestic partner status, pregnancy, disability, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)