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Senior Project Engineer

Company: Harder Mechanical Contractors
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Harder Mechanical is one of the nation's largest mechanical contractors with an outstanding reputation for working safely, meeting tough schedules, and delivering quality projects. Based in Portland Oregon, we work primarily in the 11-western states with regional offices in Reno, NV; Phoenix, AZ; Richmond, CA; Salt Lake City, UT; Austin, TX; and Dallas, TX.
As a Senior Project Engineer, you will be working at one of the largest independent petroleum refiners and suppliers of unbranded transportation fuels, heating oil, petrochemical feedstocks, lubricants, and other petroleum products in the United States. Your team will be responsible for equipment installations (pumps, filters, tanks, etc.), structural steel support construction, piping, earth work, and civil foundations and pilings.
Successful projects do not complete themselves. Our team of curious and passionate people build on Harder's reputation every day through their actions. We offer professional development opportunities, industry-leading benefits, and the chance to work on projects that will change the built environment forever. Find out more at
What you'll be doing:
You will plan, schedule, and execute a specific scope of the project. You will coordinate with field labor to ensure work is completed safety, on schedule, and up to Harder Mechanical's quality standards. You will take on more responsibilities within the team to be a resource for training and mentoring newer engineers, in addition to providing support for the project manager.
Senior Project Engineer at Harder perform the following daily tasks:

  • Review construction drawings and compile project scope and quantities

  • Resolve engineering issues and constraints through communication with design engineers, owner representatives, and fellow team members

  • Monitor field construction and ensure compliance with construction plans and specifications

  • Engage in work sequence planning

  • Prepare and monitor work packages, including labor and cost estimates

  • Track construction progress and update status weekly

  • Organize project records in an effective document control system

  • Mentor new engineers in their roles, taking responsibility for their training and development

  • Assist the project manager in additional duties as required

  • Estimate future work

    What you will need to be successful in this role:

    • Basic computer competency, including Microsoft Office and Bluebeam

    • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks on an ongoing basis

    • Relentless commitment to teamwork and client satisfaction

    • Interest in LEAN construction principles

    • Passion for ongoing learning and keeping up with industry trends

    • Ability to travel to other regions to gain exposure to additional markets and industries


      • 4 - 10 years of construction management experience

      • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent work experience

      • Proficiency in reading mechanical and plumbing drawings


        • Competitive salary

        • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits - 100% of employee premiums are paid by the company

        • Generous retirement package includes: 10% retirement contribution made by the company and a company match up to 2% of your annual salary

        • Profit sharing

        • Discretionary annual bonus

        • Paid vacation and holidays

        • Harder University training and development, as well as other paid professional development opportunities

        • Team environment that promotes individual growth

          This position is salaried, compensation is $110,000-$135,000
          No recruiters. No phone calls, please.
          About Harder
          Harder builds sophisticated, modern mechanical solutions that tackle the industry's most complex construction challenges. For over eighty years, Harder Mechanical has continuously refined its processes, creating safe environments from which our skilled staff can focus on the quality craftsmanship we demand. For each industry we serve, Harder stands as the leading service provider in the region and as the needs of industry evolve, we apply our expertise to each new challenge.
          Harder Mechanical Contractors are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.------
          Harder is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.---------
          Applicants for this role will only be considered if they possess current US Work Authorization, and do not require employer-sponsored VISA support to begin or remain in this role.

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