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Project Engineer – Entry Level

Project Engineer – Entry Level

Your New Company:

Hernandez Consulting & Construction is proudly an employee-owned project management firm and general contractor specializing in Design, Construction, Development & Sustainability. Having the best people is what makes Hernandez Consulting & Construction a top-tier leader in the construction industry. Simply put, it’s our employee-owners. You too can play a critical role in the future of our company by starting your own career here at Hernandez Consulting & Construction. From federal buildings, VA hospitals, military housing to universities, hotels, and more, Hernandez Consulting & Construction has shaped America for over 16 years. Our work of building government and private buildings leaves a towering legacy that will last the test of time; the same goes for our people. We owe our success to the leadership, talent, and drive of our employees. With a wide range of commercial construction opportunities, explore the many ways to grow your career and build your own legacy at Hernandez Consulting & Construction. Be a part of our team while we have openings available!

We have two goals in this role:

1. Have someone available to assist with tasks as needed in various roles (helping estimators, helping keep project management paperwork up to date, helping reach out to subcontractors, acting as a quality/safety supervisor on job sites, occasionally providing labor on job sites, assisting operations manager with tasks, etc.). 

2. Provide the opportunity to learn the duties involved in this industry and see where their strengths lie. After about a year or two, we would be hoping to start the individual down a track as an assistant estimator, an assistant superintendent, or as an assistant project manager.

What You Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor's degree from an ABET-accredited university in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management.
  • Written and verbal communication abilities; proficiency with computer applications, including Vista, Procore, Bluebeam, and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work, and project schedules.
  • Knowledge of construction costs, scheduling, estimating, purchasing, and engineering principles and techniques, as well as accounting principles, is desired.
  • Project management
  • Process improvement
  • Abilities to grasp technical applications and ideas, combined with a comprehensive understanding of basic commercial construction principles and standards.
  • Technical understanding
  • Documentation skills and the ability to follow-up and close issues/opportunities.
  • Safety management

What you’ll be doing in your new role:

  • Developing project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans and conferring with management.
  • Determining project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements and reviewing bids from contractors.
  • Reviewing and making recommendations to management about project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards.
  • Completing technical studies and preparing cost estimates.
  • Assisting with the control of project plans by reviewing design, specifications, and scheduling changes, and recommending actions.
  • In conjunction with management, controls project costs expenditures and administering contractor contracts.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Assist with maintaining project database, entering and backing up data.
  • Maintaining company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations.
  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

You’ll need to embrace Hernandez Consulting & Construction’s Core Values:

  • We are Team Players
  • We are Self-Driven
  • We are Solution Focused
  • We are Accountable
  • Top Reasons to Work with Us


You’ll be part of a highly motivated team

  • Room for growth
  • You’ll be able to collaborate and learn from our talent-laden team

What's in It for You

As a Leading Member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities.

  • Competitive salary
  • Company employee bonus program
  • Opportunity to grow with an industry leader
  • We’ll pay 80% of your Medical Health Insurance premiums
  • Employee paid Dental, and Vision plan
  • Disability (short and long term)
  • Life Insurance (employer-paid)
  • 401k with match
  • 3 weeks PTO, 8 holidays per year
  • The company makes annual Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) contributions.
  • Great company culture – monthly company get-togethers, annual crawfish boil, holiday party.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S and pass a drug screen and background check.

Hernandez Consulting & Construction is an equal opportunity employer. Hernandez Consulting & Construction does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

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