Balfour Beatty Project Engineer in San Francisco, California

Become Part of Our Team

As an industry leader Balfour Beatty offers employees a comprehensive benefits package with competitive salaries and more including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical Reimbursement)

  • Vacation Time

  • Sick Time

  • Holidays

  • Paid Personal Days

  • Paid Volunteer time

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Employee Referral Bonus


Balfour Beatty Construction in San Francisco California is seeking a Project Engineer to work on local job-sites related to K-12 (schools) and higher education (university) projects. Previous or current DSA or OSHPD experience, is very helpful for this role. The Project Engineer assists the Project Manager and Sr. Project Engineer with the planning and daily execution of the construction project. Responsible for maintaining certain aspects of the project schedule, as assigned by the Project Manager, by managing the process of submittal approvals, coordinating the timely delivery of materials and maintaining schedules and budgets to ensure projects are completed with quality, profitability and while complying with our Safety/Zero Harm culture.

Essential Functions

  • Project Financial Responsibilities

  • Preconstruction Services

  • Project Start-up and Scheduling

  • Project Administration, Coordination, and Close-out

  • Promote Customer Relations

  • Promote Culture, Leadership and Employee Development

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree required.

  • 6 months or more of previous or current commercial construction Project Engineer office or field experience.

  • Sub-contractor management.

  • Ability to read technical plans.

  • Must be able to complete RFI's, Change Orders, Submittals, and assisting with sub-contractor meeting minutes.

  • Proficiency using a personal computer (PC) and company communication tools, such as email, the internet, and Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Excel, Office, Outlook).

Preferred Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management or related Engineering field.

  • 1 year or more of previous or current commercial construction Project Engineer office or field experience.

  • K-12 or Higher Education project history, helpful, but not required.

  • Local qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Previous or current DSA or OSHPD experience.

About us

Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, our teams build the unique structures and infrastructure that play an important role in how people live, work, learn and play in our communities. Our teammates have an instinctive passion for innovating that is fueled by a relentless curiosity, a drive to employ lean practices and processes and the determination to find a better way. Through Zero Harm®, we are challenging the construction industry’s assumptions about safety. We believe that no level of harm should come to anyone as a result of our business.

Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors, by Engineering News-Record, our US business is a subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY).

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.