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Tunista Construction, LLC Project Engineer I in Tacoma, Washington

Project Engineer I                                                                                                  Tacoma, WA *Pay Range: $65,000 - $100,000 *

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Why choose us?

Our founding company was built more than 50 years ago and has a legacy of welcoming new employees with our commitment to provide the best place to work by inspiring financial security and premier health and wellness programs for you and your family while enjoying an adventurous and dynamic culture. 


Our employees' commitment to protecting the environment is intrinsic and deeply rooted, both individually and collectively at Tunista Construction LLC, giving you purpose driven work that is impactful.  


What does Tunista Construction LLC do?

Tunista Construction is a highly experienced and qualified heavy civil Native Alaskan DBE contracting firm performing work throughout Washington State, with sister companies that operate all over the world.


We are built from a strong culture that provides a high level of safety, quality, and significant returns to all our clients and stakeholders, as we have developed a reputation for being a crucial partner with both design build and bid build projects for the Department of Defense, Washington State Department of Transportation, Homeland Security, and multiple public and private entities performing work in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska.


What can you expect?

As the Project Engineer I you are responsible for planning and coordination of activities concerned with construction and administrative management of projects. You are responsible for ensuring that project technical and reporting requirements are followed including adherence to plans, specifications, schedules, applicable codes and permits, as well as compliance with accepted engineering practices and company standards.


How will you do it?

Interpret plans and contract terms including job cost coding.

Ensure that field activities adhere to contract plans, specs, and company policies.

Perform duties as liaison with construction managers and other contacts to facilitate project objectives.

Coordinate work schedule, communications, and work activities with job subcontractors.

Complete daily project reporting that includes cost analysis, timekeeping, environmental and permit compliance, daily reports, Quality Assurance/Quality Control, quantities, and safety program documentation.

Coordinate project activities between office management and field management.

Ensure effective communication and coordination among all project participants.

Ensure compliance with current project schedule and project completion documentation.

Work with Cost Accounting to manage the financial aspects of the contract to protect company interest and maintain good relations with customers.

Determine supplies and materials needs to complete projects and requisition same.

Formulate reports including work progress and cost schedules.

Assist in negotiation and buyout of subcontractors and vendors.

Represent company in project meetings as needed.

Assist Project Manager with day-to-day project operations.

Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.