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Project Engineer - Military Veterans

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With a rich history dating back to 1939, this company stands as a prominent heavy civil contractor specializing in bridge, highway interchange, and rail bridge construction. Renowned for their hands-on approach and commitment to excellence, they boast a highly skilled workforce dedicated to delivering top-quality projects. As a privately held company, they offer not only stability but also a rewarding career path with opportunities for advancement, coupled with comprehensive benefits and a supportive work environment.

The role of Project Engineer involves a diverse range of responsibilities integral to the successful execution of construction projects. From conducting material quantity takeoffs and managing scheduling activities to overseeing records management and enforcing safety protocols, this position requires a multifaceted skill set and a keen attention to detail. Project reports on various aspects such as traffic control and erosion control are also part of the coordinator's duties, contributing to the overall efficiency and compliance of the projects.

For military veterans seeking a transition to civilian life, the Project Engineer role presents a compelling opportunity. Veterans bring to the table a wealth of skills and experiences that align closely with the demands of heavy civil construction. Their background in disciplined problem-solving, adherence to protocols, and commitment to mission accomplishment make them well-equipped to thrive in this dynamic environment. Moreover, veterans' familiarity with teamwork, leadership, and adaptability fosters a seamless integration into the collaborative culture.

Furthermore, the structured nature of military service often instills in veterans a strong work ethic and a sense of responsibility, traits that are highly valued in the construction industry. The role's requirement for proficiency in software such as Microsoft Office along with field operations understanding, resonates well with veterans who are accustomed to leveraging technology and executing tasks efficiently. Additionally, the competitive starting salary, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for professional development make this role an attractive option for veterans seeking a fulfilling career post-service.

$75 - $85K with tons of room for growth both professionally and financially. Grow from PE to PM within 3-5 years with a significant pay bump.

Job 57581

Olympia, WA

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