Senior Project Engineer

Engineering West Chester, Pennsylvania Edison, New Jersey


The Senior Professional Engineer executes and manages projects within the scope, budget, schedule and the quality expectations established.  He/she leads the planning and development of engineering tasks for assigned projects.  He/she also supports management staff in completing engineering design, technical research, construction plans, specifications, report preparation, and quality assurance reviews.

Expected Outcomes

  • The Senior Professional Engineer is responsible for all engineering work requiring his/her engineer’s seal.  The Senior Professional Engineer is responsible for the direction, control and supervision of engineering and/or surveying work to assure that the work product has been critically examined and evaluated for compliance with appropriate professional standards by a licensee in that profession.
  • Review and perform various engineering related calculations and analyses of information in the application of the basic design criteria in conformance with Weston’s Engineering Quality Management Plan and as necessary to complete assigned projects.
  • Collaborates with CAD technicians, field technicians, designers, and other team personnel to complete projects efficiently and accurately.
  • Assists the Project Manager in estimating and tracking project costs.  The Senior Professional Engineer should have a working knowledge of the proce­dures which are necessary to execute a sound and efficient project, with the ultimate goal of developing good project management techniques.
  • Coordinates and reviews data tabulation/evaluation and reports, engineering designs and specifications.  Perform quality control (QC) checks.
  • Leads proposal preparation efforts and development of project costs.
  • Participates in professional societies and other similar organizations   
  • Interacts with clients regarding project specific tasks.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited program, plus a minimum 6 to 8 years related experience.
  • Professional Engineer licensure required.
  • Provides supervision for technical tasks and assignments for engineers, technicians, and administrative staff
  • Able to analyze, interpret and present data.
  • Able to meet time sensitive deadlines and carry out multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • In depth knowledge of company tools to evaluate profitability and track budgets.
  • Maintains a valid driver’s license and is able to travel.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software.
  • Able to complete requests for proposals, explain scopes of work (RFP) and obtain vendor quotes.
  • Effective oral and communication skills to review report writing, proposal preparation, and engineering/construction cost estimates.
  • Able to work effectively in group settings and direct engineering staff on design and investigative tasks.
  • Active member of professional organization suited to specific practice area is a plus (i.e. SAME, ASCE, NACE, etc.).