Construction Project Engineer (Structural Steel)

Location: Detroit, MI
Date Posted: 07-16-2018
Midwest Steel is the nation’s leading Structural Steel contractor with a history of stability and success building projects in a variety of industries nationwide. The Company is involved in the construction of complex buildings and structures across the country. Examples of projects that Midwest Steel has been involved in are Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, River Point Tower in Chicago, Louisville Convention Center and The NASA Space Launch System in Florida. 

The Position
The Project Engineer role offers a blend of office and field work and provides the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the business and financial side of construction, along with a plethora of field experience working on unique and complex projects. The The Project Engineer will work closely with the Project Manager and the Superintendents in preparing project schedules, logistic plans, work scopes, and overseeing document control.

Midwest Steel ensures that all Project Managers are well-rounded and understand the steel business from the ground up. This means that the newest Project Engineer will go through a training process that includes actual hands-on in the field and spending time in the fabrication shop at Midwest Steel's sister company, Indiana Bridge. Other key highlights of the job include direct experience working along side experienced Superintendents,  working with project managers on unique projects, and having the opportunity to grow into an Assistant Project Manager before ultimately having the opportunity to become Project Manager that runs high-profile, complex projects!  

In addition to the Project Management career path, Midwest Steel provides its Project Engineers with growth opportunities into Estimating, BIM Engineering, Scheduling, and other positions.

Desired Experience, Skills, and Abilities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Willingness to put in the time and effort required to be successful in construction
Compensation, Benefits, and Structure
This is a is a full-time, salaried, and exempt-level position, with a pay rate to be determined based on skills and experience. The position is eligible for the Company’s discretionary bonus program.

Recruitment Process
The recruitment process will include a mixture of phone and in-person interviews, candidate assessments, and a pre-employment background check and drug test. The process is designed to make sure that candidates are aligned with the Company’s long-term goals and have shared core values. 

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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