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Project Engineer

Company: Terracon
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: May 27, 2023

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Job Description:
Are you passionate about making a difference in your community? Terracon is growing and hiring a Materials Project Engineer for our Baton Rouge office! This position is for an experienced construction materials engineer who will be responsible for the engineering, planning, scheduling and coordinating construction materials specific project work. The successful candidate will be an experienced engineer that has a good mix of engineering and CMT work experience. The professional engineer must be experienced at completing the project as per its contracted scope; monitor progress and performance against the project plan. Troubleshoot and recommend or resolve engineering project issues. This position will also require the successful candidate to conduct business development activities to assist in growing the department.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of a large scale and complex project engineering

  • Leads interactions with client and stakeholders to ensure their goals are being considered in execution of the work

  • Design, communicate, and implement a project plan for completing a project

  • Leads safety efforts including preparation and compliance with approved safety plan

  • Resolve operational problems and minimize delays

  • Identify, develop, and gather necessary resources to complete the project

  • Prepare designs and work specifications; develop schedules, budgets and forecasts; select materials, equipment, project staff, and contractors

  • Estimate costs, resources, and time required to complete

  • Partner with other departments or offices to secure specialized resources for the project

  • Conduct project meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team

  • Coach and mentor project staff and assist them to solve problems

  • Develop understanding and be aware of project-related risk. Be familiar with what could go wrong on a project and how to protect the Company. Be familiar with company risk policies

  • Lead safety efforts for team and ensure team follows safety rules and guidelines. Responsible for creating and modeling a safe work environment; demonstrates safety practices. Promote pre-task planning for all projects


    • Bachelor's degree in technical discipline practices by the Firm and a minimum of 7+ years' related experience.

    • Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history.


      • Licensure as a Professional Engineer in the State of Louisiana, or the ability to obtain one within 6 months preferred.

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        Posting Title:
        Materials Project Engineer
        Employment Type:
        Regular, Full Time
        City, State (Office Location):
        Baton Rouge, LA
        About Terracon:
        Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon's growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.
        Terracon's vision of "Together, we are best at people" is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.
        EEO Statement:
        Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.
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Keywords: Terracon, Baton Rouge , Project Engineer, Engineering , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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