Project Engineer - Southwest

Clayco - Southwest, USA

The construction Project Engineer will have the opportunity to travel the country building large complicated iconic design-build projects $30 million and above. In this role you will be part of a team responsible for taking projects from conceptual stages through closeout.

The Specifics of the Role

  • Build client and subcontractor relationships
  • Team with Architects, Engineers, and Planners to create and manage a design schedule
  • Assist in the establishment of project forecasts and budgets
  • Manage costs
  • Accept responsibility for project execution
  • Mentor and develop Interns and new incoming project management staff


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or related
  • 0 to 5 years of experience managing construction projects ($5+ million) ideally design-build
  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction principles, practices, and technology
  • Previous experience on a successful project management team
  • Ability to walk a job site, climb ladders, and scale multi-floor scaffolding
  • Ability to lift objects of at least 50 lbs.

Some things you should know

  • This position is based in Chicago, IL
  • Our clients and projects are nationwide – Travel will be required
  • No other builder can offer the collaborative design-build approach that Clayco does
  • We work on creative, complex, award-winning, high profile jobs
  • The pace is fast

About Us:

Clayco is a full-service, turnkey real estate development, master planning, architecture, engineering and construction firm that safely delivers clients across North America the highest quality solutions on time, on budget, and above and beyond expectations. With $4.7 billion in revenue for 2021, Clayco specializes in the "art and science of building," providing fast track, efficient solutions for industrial, commercial, institutional and residential related building projects.

Why Clayco?

Best Places to Work – Crain’s Chicago Business, St. Louis Business Journal

ENR – Top Midwest Contractors (#1), Top Design Build Contractors (#2), Top 400 Contractors (#32)

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