We are offering an exciting opportunity for a full-time Project Manager in our Heath office and one opening for the Athens, Ohio area.

Project Engineer

The Project Engineer provides technical support to the Project Manager, Superintendent, etc. to ensure all work complies with contract, project goals, safety standards, quality standards, and contract documents.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Tracking project objectives and plans, checking performance requirements, and monitoring subcontractors and suppliers. Execution of various operations through proper on-site and off-site coordination. Development of effective communications and resolving conflicts among the project participants
  2. Lead the entire construction project from start to finish. Adhere to the Company’s Safety Policy, Substance Abuse Policy, Equal Employment Opportunity and Sexual Harassment Policy, and the Company Manual. Perform project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed.
  3. Provide preconstruction management for Design-Build and Guaranteed Maximum Price projects. Lead project meetings and facilitate between the Owner and Design Team. Assist the Estimator for all required estimates, value engineering, and presentation documents. Issue Contract Documents including Division 00 and Division 01 Specifications in conjunction with the Design Team and control the bidding process.
  4. Manage, train, and mentor staff as assigned, including Project Managers, Project Engineers, Project Administrators, Superintendents, Foreman, Field Employees, Estimators, etc. and maximize staff’s performance. Lead construction project meetings including internal Team meetings, Owner, Subcontractor, etc.
  5. Prepare detailed scope of works for all subcontractors and suppliers, conduct scope review meetings with the apparent low bidders(s), negotiate and issue subcontracts and purchase orders.
  6. Project accounting functions including gross profit analysis, setting up the initial job cost report, monthly job cost report management, and minimizing exposure and risk in the project. Preparing pay applications/invoices to the Owner within the Contract terms, and timely approval within payment terms for all subcontractors pay applications and supplier invoices. Assist the Project Administration and Compliance Officer to secure lien waivers, certified payrolls, and all other required compliance documentation.
  7. Update self-perform quantities on a weekly basis and analyze productivity. Provide reports and feedback to the superintendent and identify any risks.
  8. Initiate, estimate, and process all change order requests to the Owner for additional work, and work outside the scope of the Contract. Process all change orders to subcontractor and suppliers to coincide with billing cycles. Maintain a detailed log of all changes.
  9. Develop the initial overall critical path project schedule with input from the superintendent, subcontractors, and suppliers. Ensure that construction activities progress according to the baseline schedule. Provide periodic updates of the schedule to monitor progress versus the completion date. Devise the project work plans and make revisions as and when need arises.
  10. Communicate effectively with the team members responsible for completing various phases of the project. Coordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the Owner, designers, consultants, subcontractors, suppliers, and the work force. Monitor and inspect onsite the progress of the project and construction activities on a regular basis and conduct weekly meetings with all the stakeholders.
  11. Perform all management of the project documentation requirements, including but not limited to submittals and shop drawings, requests for information (RFI’s), LEED, changes and change order log, meeting minutes, updating record drawings, non-compliance notices, punch lists, close-out documents, etc.
  12. Identify the elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to risk, disputes, and claims.  Certify project close-out and final payment within 60 days of substantial completion.
  13. Assume additional responsibilities, duties, tasks, as directed by the President, Vice President, or Operations Manager.


  1. Superior Communication (Written/Oral)
  2. Leadership
  3. Time Management
  4. Logical Decision-Making Ability
  5. Strong Values and Work Ethic
  6. Team Building
  7. Technical Skills
  8. Organizational Skills
  9. Cost Control
  10. Project Management
  11. Client Management
  12. People Management
  13. Business Relationship Building
  14. Capacity to Handle Pressure
  15. Thoroughness
  16. Customer/Client Focus
  17. Strong Safety and Quality Focus

Supervisory Responsibility

Does not provide direct supervision of specific employees.

Work Environment

Most duties are performed in a temperature controlled, office environment. Site duties are performed in weather dependent, construction work site environment. Must be able to work with a computer in the office or construction environment.

Physical Demands

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. The position occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.

Most of the day is spent working with management and associates and working with outside sources solving problems. Others impose 90% of deadlines and 10% are self-imposed. Some lifting up to 25 pounds is required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers, reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch.

 Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position exempt from FLSA. Standard workdays and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weekends as needed.


Travel to various worksites is required.

Required Education and Experience

  1. A four-year bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management, or equivalent combinations of technical training and practical experience preferred.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)
Must be able to successfully complete the I-9 requirements.

AAP/EEO Statement

Robertson Construction is an EOE (Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran) and ADA (Individual with Disabilities) compliant organization.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.