Gilbane Project Engineer I - South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina

Project Engineer I - South Carolina

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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities across the United States and throughout the world that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we’ve built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people’s lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like member of the family – you will feel right at home at Gilbane.

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Project Engineer I assists the project team in obtaining, evaluating, coordinating and distributing the information and authorizations necessary to construct the project on time, within budget and to the quality specified. In the performance of this function the Project Engineer I is responsible for protecting and promoting the interests of both the business and client in all matters as well as demonstrating the personal characteristics of a developing leader.

The location is in Columbia, South Carolina.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: Project Engineer I typical responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensure Contract Document Logs are maintained and updated as needed

  • Accurately process and distribute submittals and RFI’s

  • Participate in and write notes, instructions or minutes from meetings that clearly communicate discussion agreements, decisions, and action

  • Proactively seek to understand customer goals and needs and consistently look for ways to support them

  • Ensure planned deadlines are met

  • Continually seek to understand customer goals and needs and act with a sense of urgency in meeting customer needs and demonstrating value

  • Develop industry relationships and expand professional networks that have potential to generate opportunities for Gilbane


  • BS OR MS degree in Engineering or Construction Management

  • 1-2 Years plus Internship with CM / General Contractor Organization

  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Strong verbal and written skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits, generous profit-sharing/401k plan, as well as technical and management training programs.

Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Gilbane has an unwavering focus on safety, the environment and caring about everyone involved in our work.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.

Job Location

Columbia, South Carolina, United States

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