June 25, 2018

Project Engineer, Orion, posted 6/25/18

Orion Marine Group



Title:   Project Engineer                                           Division:  Orion Marine Contractors

Reports To:   Area Manager                                     Region:  Pacific Northwest

Effective Date:  01-01-2018                                      Exempt (Y/N): Y



This position is accountable for providing project engineering support to Orion Marine Contractors, Inc. This includes developing bid packages for subcontractors, calculating project costs, selecting suppliers, procuring materials and services, interpreting project plans, scheduling project work activities, providing project oversight, interfacing with project personnel, primarily Project Managers, Superintendents and Foremen, and helping to ensure successful project completion and close out.



  • Works with the Project Management Team to ensure the successful completion of on-going or new projects.
  • Monitors actual costs and complete current project(s), accounting for materials, services, labor, and other associated costs.
  • Assists and develops bid packages for subcontractors.
  • Procures subcontractors, permanent materials and consumables, and services from suppliers for current projects as required by project needs.
  • Interprets project plans and specifications.
  • Schedules project work activities according to plan timelines to ensure timely project completion.
  • Provides interface with project team members, suppliers, customers, and others who are involved in project work.
  • Assists in the development of bid proposals for upcoming marine construction and services projects.
  • Ensures that project team members are provided a safe work environment and are knowledgeable and compliant with safe work practices and policies.
  • All employees, current and former, must maintain confidentiality by not disclosing to others any confidential, proprietary or trade secret information belonging to the Company.
  • Responsible and accountable for incumbent’s own personal safety.
  • Responsible and accountable for the safety of all co-workers and any others incumbent comes in contact with.
  • Authorized and obligated to stop work on any task or series of tasks whenever an unsafe condition or situation is anticipated or is observed.
  • Complies with all applicable laws, regulations and Company policies and procedures, and is subject to appropriate disciplinary action (including dismissal) for failure to do so.
  • Reports any and all violations of applicable laws, regulations or Company policies and procedures promptly, and is subject to appropriate disciplinary action (including dismissal) for failure to do so.
  • Performs other related administrative and technical duties as may be assigned or requested by immediate supervision (such as certification training, safety training, procedure review, etc.).


BS Degree in Civil Engineering/Construction Science or related discipline and 2-4 years of work experience, is required. The incumbent must have a working knowledge of Project Management & Administration, Marine Construction Materials, Procurement, Estimating, Scheduling, Project Tracking Software, Cost Control, Engineering & Project Standards, and Safety & Environmental Compliance.


The incumbent must have the ability to quickly learn the technical aspects of the business; be an effective communicator; have the ability to interface well with employees at all levels of the organization; and  be able to work out-of-town for extended periods of time.


The Company expects and requires incumbent and each of its other employees to observe and fulfill the above and all other safety responsibilities and actively work toward maintaining a safe workplace.  Failure to do so can result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.



The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable workplace accommodation.


The individual must also be able to wear and properly utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to work or visit within areas where it is required.  This includes hard hat, safety glasses, respirators, ear plugs, steel toed shoes, or other protective equipment as required by the work performed and location the work is being done.


The incumbent must possess the ability to remain calm during emergencies and respond appropriately as dictated by the circumstance of the incident and as directed by the Safety Representative or other management personnel. Must be capable of evacuating the work area in a timely manner should an emergency situation arise.


In addition, the Project Engineer must also be capable of:


  • Walking, stepping, climbing or otherwise moving from one location on the job site to another, and normally involves physically getting onto and off of work barges, boats, vessels, or dock facilities of varying heights and access parameters
  • Standing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, climbing or sitting for long periods of time
  • Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs. as required
  • Adapting to extreme temperature changes
  • Adapting to outdoor conditions and prolonged exposure
  • Remaining calm during emergencies and respond appropriately as dictated by the circumstance of the incident.

E-mail resume to iedelen@orionmarinegroup.com