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S. M. Wilson & Co. Project Engineer in Saint Louis, Missouri

S. M. Wilson & Co. is one of the largest full-service construction management, design/build and general contracting firms in the St. Louis area. For more information, visit www.smwilson.com.

S. M. Wilson is seeking a full time Project Engineer.

Core Values

Honesty and Integrity / Customer Service / Passion for Excellence / Balanced Life / Building Relationships

Core Purpose

“To build great value, relationships and careers while having fun in the process.”

Our Core Values represent the qualities we look for in the people we hire, our beliefs about how we should conduct business and aspire to do our very best work. Living these guiding principles each and every day leads us toward our Core Purpose.

We empower all employees to embrace the company culture and have a disciplined approach toward their work, holding themselves and their fellow employee owners accountable.


A Project Engineer assists the Project Manager with the technical administration of the project. This is accomplished by coordinating RFI’s, taking full responsibility for the submittal process and the coordination and communication of many internal company processes for the project.

Key Performance Indicators

Material Procurement Proficiency / Schedule Proficiency / Change Management Proficiency / Project Goals Met / Safety Goals Met / Self-Development

Essential Activities

  • Coordinate all requests for information (RFI’s)

  • Coordinate the receipt, review and distribution of all product submittals and shop drawings required for the project

  • Coordinate the distribution of all project documentation

  • Coordinate all product deliveries required to achieve the project schedule

  • Management of the procurement log

  • Coordinate the receipt and distribution of all records, close out and warranty documentation for the project

  • Assist the Superintendent and Project Manager in quality control and safety of the project during field inspections

  • Assist the Superintendent and Project Manager with updating and administering the project schedule, including the utilization of scheduling software

  • Assist the Superintendent and Project Manager with the financial aspects of the project, including change management

  • Mentoring of new Project Engineers or Project Coordinators

  • Support the project team to enhance the established project goals

  • Attend internal and external training to develop professional skills

We rely on every employee at S. M. Wilson for prompt and reliable attendance in compliance with stated Handbook policies. In addition, every employee is expected to perform other duties as assigned.

People Managed

  • None

Status and Lines of Reporting

  • Full Time

  • Benefit Eligible

  • Exempt Position

  • Reports to the Assistant Project Manager, Project Manager or Project Superintendent

Prerequisites (I.E., Education, Experience)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or closely related field

  • Minimum of two years experience in commercial construction preferred

  • Willing to travel

Skills/Qualities Required

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite of Applications

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Self motivated, deadline driven and highly organized

  • Flexible and adaptable to changing situations

  • Effective listener with ability to understand needs of team members at all levels

  • Completed, or will complete within a year, the OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety Course

Physical Requirements Pertinent to the Role

  • Experience with databases and office related computer skills

  • Able to climb stairs at jobsites

  • Able to climb ladders up to 30 feet in height at jobsites

  • Able to wear all required personal protective equipment as necessary