The McShane Companies

  • Senior Project Engineer

    Job Location US-TX-Addison
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/9/2019 5:28 PM)
    Job ID
    Project Management
  • Overview

    Cadence McShane Construction has an opening for a Senior Project Engineer to assist with the construction of various K-12, Commerical, Multi-Family, and Industrial type projects.  Successful candidates will have experience participating in all activities required to sell, design, and construct a project, including cost management, schedule management, contract administration, safety, and quality management. By participating in all aspects of construction – from concept to completion – Cadence McShane Project Engineers develop best-in-class skills that are the envy of our peers. We invite you to learn why joining Cadence McShane Construction is a great career move. 


    • Contract Administration:  Participate in selecting appropriate subcontractors, preparing bidding documents, creating bid evaluations, analyzing bids, and making recommendations to the Project Manager on subcontractor selection using fair methods and practices. Participate in writing all subcontractor contracts and change order agreements for Project Manager's approval and signature.
    • Cost Management:  Participate in the preparation of job cost reports utilizing accounting reports, field resources, and project management resources. Participate in the preparation of Applications for Payment to the project owner.  Participate in preparing estimates for new projects, gaining knowledge of project comparison estimating; take-off estimating, and category square footage comparison estimating. 
    • Schedule Management:  Participate in the preparation of project schedules utilizing historical averages, field resources, project management resources and industry resources. Participate in identifying project problems and gathering information on alternative solutions. 
    • Quality Management:  Become familiar with the company’s Quality Assurance Program and specific project Quality Assurance programs including research and revision recommendations. 
    • Safety:  Become familiar with the company’s Safety Program and participate in preparing specific safety measures and programs that are reviewed and approved by the appropriate Project Manager.
    • Business Development:  Become familiar with the company’s various proposal formats, and participate in preparing new client proposals for review and approval by the appropriate Project Manager.


    • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management.
    • Three to five years’ related experience in the construction industry; experience in the K-12 market highly preferred.  
    • Able to communicate effectively and work productively with others.
    • Other success factors include attention to detail, problem solving, reliability, thoroughness, positive attitude, professionalism, and an eagerness to learn.
    • Ability to use a computer, the Internet, and word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and email software.




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