Project Engineer

New York, United States | Full-time




Tully Construction is seeking a skilled, experienced and results oriented heavy civil Project Engineer for projects in the New York Metropolitan Area. Ideal candidates will be team players who are highly motivated with a strong work ethic providing an excellent opportunity for growth and advancement within the company. 

Established in 1979, Tully Construction Company is owned and operated by the Tully Family. The Company’s history dates to the early 1920’s.   Tully Construction Company continues to build for excellence and remains one of the leaders in the industry. Tully Construction is a family owned and operated business and continues to successfully perform and complete major contracts in the New York Metropolitan area.  

Tully Group is comprised of Tully Construction Company Inc, Tully Environmental Inc, Thalle Construction Company and JT Cleary Inc. and additional affiliates( )  At the core of The Tully Group is our employees. It is through their professionalism, hard work, loyalty, integrity and dedication to quality and safety standards that have earned Tully Group its successes. Safety is Top Priority!

Tully Group offers an excellent benefit package, including competitive base salary, Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, and 401K with a company match and more!

Tully Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer, E-Verify and Drug Free Workplace

Position/Location:         Project Engineer / New York Metropolitan and Surrounding Areas

Salary:                          Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Project Engineer Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for ensuring projects proceed safely, accurately, and smoothly.  This position serves as a liaison between the client, the construction project manager, and the many subcontractors.  The Project Engineer reports to, collaborates with, and follows the direction of BOTH the Project Manager and Superintendent.

  • Draft subcontractor agreements for Project Manager review/approval; track to ensure executed/signed agreements are returned and filed
  • Responsible for overall aspects of management of the subcontractors
  • Plan work schedule and delivery of equipment to site
  • Complete equipment usage reports and assign proper equipment cost codes
  • Ensure proper completion of equipment return/receipt reports.
  • Obtain, evaluate, submit, and track all submittals to owners/customers.
  • Prepare monthly pay requests for Project Manager approval.
  • Obtain materials quotes from suppliers and submit purchase orders for approval.
  • Accurately track, maintain and report counts of materials used, on-hand & required.
  • Prepare and track project RFI’s.
  • Track invoices and receipts for field purchase orders and maintain field purchase order files and documentation.
  • Create and file documentation (e.g., correspondence, reports) in Primavera and Expedition on a daily basis to follow-up on and/or summarize project issues, agreements, communications with owners and subcontractors, etc.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources to properly complete new hires and terminating employee paperwork and resolve issues
  • Ensure accurate and proper completion of timesheets
  • Routinely inspect job site for general project and safety compliance, and appropriately communicate issues to Superintendent and on-site Safety Manager.
  • Attend site meetings with owners/ subcontractors
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management Preferred
  • Five to Seven (5-7) years’ relevant heavy civil construction experiences as a project engineer
  • Knowledge of construction software systems such as Viewpoint, SharePoint, P6
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Professionalism
  • Strong Ability to Prioritize
  • Strong and proven ability to develop and maintain successful relationships with all levels of employees, clients, and subcontractors.
  • Ability to self-manage work with little supervision
  • Strong Organization and Planning Skills
  • Strong Attention to Detail 
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service

  Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standard
  • Must be able to work outdoors on various terrain in a wide range of weather conditions
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone    

 Tully Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.