Project Engineer

LOCATION: Prince George’s County, Maryland

Petillo, a premier heavy civil site and highway construction company, servicing the Northeastern US market, seeks a Project Engineer for Prince George’s County in Maryland.

Primary Function

Assist and support Superintendent and Project Manager on assigned projects.

Typical Job Functions

  • Assist in the initial set up of project, take-offs, budgets and cost codes.
  • Generate, receive, manage and monitor submittals.
  • Initiate, prepare, review, track and distribute RFI’s.
  • Assist in the project permit process.
  • Perform updates to the construction schedule
  • Assist with the Change Management systems.
  • Assist in the tracking and inventory of materials.
  • Assist in the supervision of the daily construction efforts for self-perform and sub-contracted work.
  • Maintain communication with Superintendent and Project Manager to ensure proper coordination of the project.
  • Aid in the planning of work and scheduling of activities.
  • Communicate and enforce the PETILLO Health and Safety Plan.
  • Participate in the management of Erosion and Sediment Control.
  • Assist in the coordination with adjacent contractors.
  • Maintain good relationships with all stakeholders, including representatives of the Owner and Architect/Engineer.
  • Coordinate site testing and inspections.
  • Prepare and submit Daily Diary Reports.
  • Prepare project progress photos.
  • Maintain craft labor time and quantity reporting in Heavy Job.
  • Monitor costs, including time, equipment and material.
  • Attend and participate in project meetings, including sub-contractor meetings.
  • Conduct Quality Inspections coordinate with the Owner’s representatives.

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience

  • BS in Civil Engineering or Construction Management.
  • Must have prior Heavy/Highway or Site Development experience.
  • Knowledge, skills and experience with Maryland construction methods, techniques and standards.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills.
  • Familiarity with requirements of drawings and specifications and with the terms and conditions of project Contracts, Subcontracts and Purchase Orders.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Function and manage effectively as part of a team.
  • Self-starter highly motivated.
  • Computer knowledge.
  • HCSS HeavyJob experience preferred


Petillo offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package, as well as an exceptional work environment. If you wish to complete an application for employment with Petillo, please download and complete this form:

Once you have completed your application, please fax or email it to: (973) 347-6773 or All applications will be held in strict confidence by Petillo and someone from our company will contact you shortly in the event of a suitable opening. Thank you for your interest in Petillo!