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Balfour Beatty Mechanical Project Engineer (BB Civils) in Humble, Texas

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As an industry leader Balfour Beatty offers employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Health Savings Account

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent Care and Medical Care)

  • Vacation Time

  • Sick Time

  • Holidays

  • Tuition Assistance


    Balfour Beatty in Humble, TX are currently undertaking the $200MM+ Northeast Water Purification Plant (NEWPP) Project. This design-build project will add 320 million gallons per day (mgd) by 2024 to the existing water plant's capacity. We are currently hiring for a mechanical Project Engineer.

    This position will assist the Senior Mechanical Engineer/QC Manager with both short-term and long-term planning and the daily execution of the construction project. Responsible for confirming the correctness of the project schedule as it pertains to mechanical work assigned to you, by managing the process of submittal approvals, preparing and coordinating work packages with field operations, coordinating the timely delivery of material, and maintaining schedules and budgets.

    Essential Functions

  • Assist project management by proactively managing the project budget by controlling costs, identifying work not covered by subcontractor’s scope of work/budget and ensuring the success of office support functions related to the overall cost and schedule completion.

  • Responsible for proactive administration of reviewing and processing all submittal data and shop drawings to ensure project schedules are expedited and materials are delivered on time.

  • Conduct preconstruction meetings with subcontractors, assisted by the superintendent.

  • Enforce quality standards on assigned subcontractors ensuring that their work complies with the contract requirements, assisted by field engineers.

  • Share time between office and field operations may include: Safety Meetings, QC reports, QC field inspections, QC audits, subcontractor inspection/coordination and coordinating inspections.

  • Generate and distribute proposal change documents to Subcontractors/Suppliers and assist in collecting pricing and/or prepare change proposal requests for internal pricing review.

  • Ensure all clarifications, changes, directives, RFIs etc. are updated on the “as-built” drawings and are fully coordinated with company supervision and all assigned subcontractors/suppliers.

  • Responsible for submitting owner required close-out documents and assisting subcontractors/suppliers in scheduling owner required training and documentation.

  • Assist startup manager in compiling assigned vendor and subcontractor startup forms in a timely manner prior to and during startup.

  • Act in a manner of integrity that demonstrates support for the company values and employees, while maintaining a constant focus on meeting/exceeding customer requirements and expectations as economically as possible.


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

  • 5 years of water and/or wastewater construction project experience that includes process yard pipe, process exposed pipe, and process equipment required.

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management or a related engineering field preferred.

  • Knowledge of Auto CAD, any Revit experience, or P6 experience preferred.

  • Previous experience with I&C and Electrical preferred.

    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.