Project Engineer

New York, United States | Full-time




 JT Cleary Inc. founded in 1995 is a marine contractor with expertise in a variety of marine structures, dredging, deep foundations, and diving. We are seeking an experienced, skilled and results driven heavy civil project engineer to be part of expanding our operations and be an integral part of marine and dredging projects focusing on the Metro New York City and New Jersey Areas.  JT Cleary's office is in Mill Basin Brooklyn/Greater New York City Area. 

The ideal candidate will be a team player who is highly motivated with a strong work ethic providing an excellent opportunity for advancement within the company. Field experience with pile driving, deep foundation, sheeting, shoring, water control projects and willingness travel a benefit.

JT Cleary ( became part of the Tully Group in 2018.  Tully Construction is the largest privately-owned construction company in NYC. Compromised of Tully Construction Company Inc, Tully Environmental Inc, and Thalle Construction Company, JT Cleary Inc and additional affiliates ( Our employees are our anchor. It is their professionalism, hard work, loyalty, integrity and dedication to quality and safety standards that have earned Tully Group its successes. We are still a family owned and oriented company, Safety is TOP priority.

Tully Group strives for excellence and remains one of the leaders in the industry. Tully Construction remains a family owned and operated business and continues to successfully perform and complete major contracts in the New York Metropolitan area.

JT Cleary offers an excellent full range of benefits, including competitive annual base salary. Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance 401K with a company match and more!  

JT Cleary is an Equal Opportunity Employer, E-Verify and Drug Free Workplace.

Position/Location:  Project Engineer / New York Metropolitan, NJ, RI Project Areas

Salary:                  Salary is commensurate with experience   

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 hire and terminating employee paperwork and resolve issues
  • Ensure proper completion and reporting 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
  • 3-5 years’ relevant experience in project engineering in marine and/or heavy civil construction Required
  • Knowledge of software systems such as Viewpoint, P6, AutoCad
  • 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
  • Ability to prioritize work and tasks
  • 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 and ability to multitask in busy work environment
  • 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
  • Ability to obtain a Transportation Worker Identifications Credential (TWIC) &Secure Worker Access Consortium (SWAC)

  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

 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.

JT Cleary Inc 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.