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Construction Project Engineer- Acushnet, MA

Acushnet, MA, US, 02743

PJ Keating Co



Job ID:  218339


P.J. Keating Company, a CRH company, is a leading manufacturer of aggregate and HMA products and Paving and Construction in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  We operate aggregate and Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) production facilities in Acushnet, Dracut, and Lunenburg, Massachusetts as well as Cranston, Rhode Island.  Our modern facilities, veteran paving crews, experienced construction management team and large investment in plants and equipment make us one of the largest and most efficient producers in the state of Massachusetts as well as one of only two RIDOT approved stone suppliers in the state of Rhode Island. 

Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then P.J. Keating Company and CRH is the company for you! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today!


Position Summary 

The Construction Project Engineer is primarily responsible for working with the Operations Team on all aspects of construction and on a given project in a manner consistent with Company policies and procedures. 


  • Responsible for coordinating surveys and layouts, supervising testing, reviewing and commenting on daily reports, subcontract supervision and scheduling
  • Scheduling daily operations and resources (ie. labor, equipment, materials and trucking)
  • Communicating daily with Superintendents, Foreman of various crews.
  • Assist with tracking of accurate daily quantities
  • Reviewing cost analysis, job cost reports, contract documentation (photos, letters, emails, etc.) and production reports
  • Reviewing purchase orders, delivery tickets, and ensuring transmittal to accounting
  • Experience working with planning departments and submitting development projects to municipal governments
  • Experience with AUTOCAD software in roadway design/plans production


Daily tasks may also include the following:


  • Analysis and design of various roadway projects
  • Gathering information to make studies, perform calculations, prepare CADD drawings, and coordinate design criteria.
  • Producing plans, quantity/cost estimates, specifications, and reports
  • Coordination with team members and clients, including the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.




  • A Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or Construction Management discipline or 3 or more years of performing job functions corresponding to this position required
  • Experience in highway construction or similar industry (internships count)
  • Valid driver’s license and transportation
  • Thorough knowledge of construction materials, costs and procedures in heavy construction
  • High aptitude for mathematics
  • High proficiency in computers- including the Microsoft Office Suite (experience with Estimating Software and Primavera P6 are a plus)
  • Candidate must be well organized and possess a strong work ethic
  • Ability to track job performance
  • Assertiveness, self-confidence and strong communication skills for interacting with project owners and subcontractors
  • Solid understanding of contract documents and be able to apply to actual construction
  • General knowledge of applicable construction operations
  • Experience reading construction specifications and/or plans
  • Additional safety or environmental training a plus
  • Willingness to work weekends and long hours during peak
  • Ensure a safe work environment by overseeing compliance with all safety policies
  • Ability to adhere to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) policy and maintain individual PPE in a functional condition while on job site


 Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Progress Tracking
  • Cost Tracking and Analysis
  • Subcontractor and Supplier Coordination
  • Project Submittals
  • Scheduling
  • General Support to Project Manager and Field Staff
  • Other Duties as Assigned per Supervisor


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


P.J. Keating Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


Date Posted:  May 23, 2021

Nearest Major Market: New Bedford

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