Project Engineer – A-C Careers

Project Engineer

  • Bakersfield


The mission of the Project Engineer is to support the project team to facilitate successful project outcomes by coordinating with the client, the field, vendors and subcontractors to ensure projects are built on time and within budget.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own plan and specification reviews, employ expertise to clear roadblocks for the most efficient field installation.
  • Ensure plans and specs, submittals, RFI’s and FCD’s are updated in Procore, and, if plans are also printed, ensure the correct information is available in the Field.
  • Project schedule coordination and update, constantly evaluating to ensure we are on schedule and reporting potential challenges to the project team.
  • Price and scope change requests, ensuring that such are coordinated with the field, vendors, and the client in a timely manner.
  • Verify the accuracy of progress drawings by reviewing them, walking the job to ensure that the drawings are accurate, and ensuring the most recent version is always available in Procore, working through Foreman and Superintendent to resolve any discrepancies.
  • Review SIP’s and Earned Hours/TRACK for accuracy and trends, reporting wins and challenges to the project team.

Job Duties:

In addition to the key responsibilities listed, the Project Engineer will execute the following job duties:

  • Responsible for knowing each project budget and managing the budget, including but not limited to the accurate use of cost codes.
  • Actively participate in developing a successful Project Plan.
  • Maintain risk matrix, ensure that it is updated and risks are mitigated by coordinating with project team members.
  • Serve as A-C support to subcontractors; answering submittals, questions and issues and escalating to Project Management when there is a problem.
  • Own material tracking process
  • Prepare schedule of values for project management review
  • Production tracking true-up
  • Coordination of project requirement processes including submittals and RFIs
  • Own O&M and closeout process
  • Identify future leaders, and work to develop others by sharing knowledge
  • Champion of safety culture, leading by example and influencing others to be safe


  • Ability to read construction documents including plan set, spec book and contracts.
  • Applied electrical experience and knowledge through accredited apprenticeship program, college programs, or relevant work experience.
  • Ability to work under time pressure and adapt to changing requirements with a positive attitude.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and an effective team player
  • Interacts effectively and professionally with internal and external clients.

Pay Range: $65,000 – 165,000.  Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.  The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered.

*A-C Electric Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women, veterans, and minorities are encouraged to apply.