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Construction Project Engineer

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San Antonio, Texas

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We are looking for a highly motivated design/build engineer who is passionate about the construction process to join UniFirst.

The Construction Project Engineer will be responsible for managing engineering design, construction, budgets, and schedules. They will supervise construction activities on-site and will work closely with the Architects and General Contractors through all phases of the project from beginning to end. The Construction Project Engineer will need to have a firm grasp of both engineering and construction practices.


  • Coordinate information between engineering, outside consultants, city officials, and plant management if an operating facility
  • Ensure that general contractors and subs are completing acceptable quality work and according to construction documents
  • Visit sites regularly and document with pictures and progress updates
  • Design general plant layout and equipment layout and coordinate plant production design with engineering departments
  • Control project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan while scheduling changes, and recommending actions
  • Maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, and resolving problems to ensure all deadlines are being met
  • Act as the owner’s representative on new construction projects and be the first point of contact with the Architect and General Contractor
  • Demonstrate a high level of personal responsibility and make sound decisions
  • Act in a manner of integrity that shows support for the company, its values, culture and mission



    • Bachelor’s degree in the area of specialty: Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or closely related field
    • Minimum of 3 years working in a related business environment
    • Travel up to 70% of the time (Nationwide). Minimum 50%
    • Excellent collaboration skills and demonstrated ability to work efficiently with a team
    • Proficient in AutoCAD (3D Rendering program or other design software helpful)
    • Ability to identify and resolve complex issues, manage multiple tasks and provide quality work
    • Computer Skills: proficiency in using MS word, excel, outlook, and MS projects.

    Benefits & Perks
    401K with Company Match, Profit Sharing, Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Tuition Reimbursement, 30% Employee Discount, Employee Referral Bonuses.

    UniFirst is an international leader in garment & Uniform services industry. We currently employ over 14,000 team partners who serve 300,000 business customer locations throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

    We were included in the top 10 of Selling Power magazine’s “Best Companies to Sell For” list and recognized on Forbes magazine’s “Platinum 400 – Best Big Companies” list. As an 80-year old company focused on annual growth, there’s never been a better time to join our team.

    UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws

    UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call to let us know the nature of your request.

    UniFirst Recruiters and/or representatives will not ask job seekers to provide personal financial information when submitting a job application. Please be vigilant as such requests for information may be fraudulent.

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