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Project Engineer in Salt Lake City, UT at Penhall Company

Date Posted: 11/21/2021

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General Summary


With safety as the priority, schedule, coordinate, and manage daily project activity.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities Include: (But not limited to the following)

  • Supporting Penhall Company Safety Culture
    • Assist developing work plans and JHA’s (Job Hazard Analysis) and Pre-Task Planning
    • Participate in daily safety meetings
    • Responsible for the safety of all assigned employees to ensure the safe execution of all activities, including the strict adherence to company safety policies and programs through the communication and enforcement of the Penhall's Safety and Health Management Program, including the ability to independently stop work for a safety violation or suspected safety violation.
  • Contract Management
    • Complete understanding of the contract, including Penhall's contractual obligations and the owners/General Contractor obligations
    • Identify Project Risk and independently develop Mitigation Plans.
    • Assist with timely notices as required to the Owner to protect Penhall's interests regarding extra work, design changes, delays, impacts, etc.
  • Management of Subcontractor & Vendors
    • Assist with management of subcontractors' and vendors' schedules, performance, and payments, including the exercise of decision-making to reschedule and/or re-coordinate work to ensure compliance with applicable project schedules.
  • Project Management/Operations
    • Assist with communication and coordination of workforce work assignments, equipment, and material needs.
    • Develop internal work plans.
    • Assist with project submittals, process RFIs & shop drawings (demo plans), as required by the Owner.
    • Assist with developing and maintain site logistics plan with Superintendent.
    • Track job costs and labor/equipment productivity
    • Coordinate with Project Manager to ensure work complies with specifications and schedule requirements, including representing company/project in meetings with the client and subcontractors as required.
    • Ensure the project delivers a quality product meeting Penhall's high-quality standards.
  • Leadership Skills
    • Time management, collaborative skills and dependability
    • Provide guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
    • Assign work to employees based on material, equipment, or worker requirements of specific jobs.
    • Exhibits strong leadership qualities
    • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times

Job Requirements



  • Experienced with interpreting contract documents, drawings & specifications
  • Knowledge of Concrete sawing, drilling, and breaking industry is a plus
  • Computer skills including excel, word, outlook & PowerPoint
  • PlanSwift, Bluebeam or similar on-screen takeoff software
  • OSHA 30

Ability to:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, preferably in English
  • Reacts well under pressure and be detail-oriented
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record required when duties require the use of the motor vehicle
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment and random screening for illegal substances
  • Must be able to work well in a teamwork environment
  • Regular and consistent attendance and punctuality is required, and an essential function of this position
  • Broad understanding of the industry

Experience and Education

  • Entry-level to 3 years of industry experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Engineering/Science or Civil Engineering
  • Thorough knowledge of construction technology, scheduling, equipment, and methods, plus hands-on experience in craft supervision and labor coordination, required

Working Conditions



The working environments described here are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position will include working:

  • Outdoors on job locations.
  • Travel is required
  • The role may require working nights and weekends and some holidays

Physical Abilities

The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. The employee must be able to:

  • Be able to sit, walk and stand for long periods
  • Be able to work in an environment where noise and some dust are present every day
  • Be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs
  • Be able to wear the necessary Personal Protective Equipment provided by the Company as needed


Penhall Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Penhall Company encourages qualified females, minorities, veterans, disabled persons to apply.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis without future employment sponsorship