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Construction Project Engineer


San Antonio, Texas

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Construction Project Engineer

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 plant 
  • Ensure that general contractors and subs are doing acceptable work and according to plans
  • Document site visits 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


  • 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)
  • 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
  • Experience with large manufacturing facilities preferred 

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 (978) 658-8888 to let us know the nature of your request.


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