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Project Engineer

  • Location:

    Queens, New York

  • Sector:

    Construction & Development

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$65000.00 - US$85000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -022023-79196_1677251747

  • Published:


  • Expiry date:


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Title: Project Engineer

Location: John F Kennedy Airport

Compensation: $65,000 to $85,000 Base

Our client is a nationally ranked leader with pre-construction, general construction and construction management services. They are seeking project engineers at the junior level to work on existing and upcoming projects at John F Kennedy Airport in New York, NY.

The role:

  • Assist Project Managers and Superintendents with the interpretation of design drawings, specifications, project documentation, operation planning, scheduling, etc.
  • Performing engineering tasks requiring standard techniques and solving problems of a technical nature arising during construction.
  • Manage field activities and implement engineering designs.
  • Conduct indoor/outdoor inspections.
  • Investigating problems and/or reported incidents, identifying and recommending solutions/alternatives as appropriate.
  • Reviewing plans and specifications to determine material requirements (quantities and qualities), pricing of materials, etc.
  • Supervise and ensure all safety protocols are met.

The Person:

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 1-3 years of previous experience as a project engineer or similar role is preferred
  • Experience with projects in the NY public sector preferred
  • Be willing to fully participate in job assignments at the job site to which assigned
  • Willingness to commute to JFK Airport
  • Have ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • Strong work ethic - willing to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Have ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan ahead and conceptualize

Compensation: $65,000 to $85,000 Base


The above salary range represents Cobalt's good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible base compensation range at the time of posting and is one part of the total rewards package this client provides to employees.

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