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Willbros Group, Inc. Project Engineer in Denver, Colorado


The Project Engineer will be responsible for coordinating with individuals, managing engineering firms, following processes and standards to ensure the company achieves reliable, quality and safe designs. This person will be responsible for facilitating the design process through IFC design. This person will be responsible for managing 3rd party engineering firms, working with Primoris internal engineering resources, and being the project lead in all aspects of project design. This responsibility will align and work with the construction team to ensure they have the necessary design information, quantities and parameters to build the work. They will support the project design by ensuring design meets the contractual, technical, safety, and quality requirement from Client, Company and Industry Specifications and Standards. This position will have travel and project responsibilities to support the site team and lead design reviews as required. This position will not manage or supervise the construction activities performed on project site.


  • Manage and direct multiple 3rd party design firms working towards Issued for Construction Drawings for Electrical, Civil and Structural designs

  • Coordinate and lead design reviews at each design milestone. Design reviews will likely include owner, Company and 3rd party personnel

  • Perform the overall coordination and integration of technical activities in engineering projects and services. Direct and review project designs and technology integration

  • Responsible for generation of design documents for the construction team to work from utilizing 3rd party engineers as Engineer of Record. The goal is to design, model and optimize generation systems so that system meets or exceeds what was proposed to the owner

  • Work with project managers to facilitate design understanding as start of construction occurs. Ensure there is understanding on the intent of the design and how the design will be audited throughout

  • Seek opportunities to add value to project. Perform economic analysis/value engineering to determine cost effective solutions and prepare written recommendations. Ensure value engineering is incorporated into future designs

  • Manage 3rd party engineering resources to ensure deadlines are met and the construction team has the necessary engineering information to produce a quality project on schedule

  • Maintain and manage engineering schedules and budgets to meet the requirements of the project. Have a full understanding of time and resource management to achieve results needed for project deadlines

  • Review and facilitate approval of materials to be used on the project by attaining Engineer of Record approvals or other resources available

  • Ensure takeoffs are complete and accurate for material procurement

  • Nurture and maintain key professional relationships with utilities, owners, engineering firms, energy subject matter experts and others

  • Coordinate lead and document regularly scheduled calls between applicable parties

  • Assure projects are designed and constructed in compliance with all applicable safety standards including ASTM, NESC, NEC, NFPA and others

  • Ensure design deliverables are received in time to support procurement and project schedule

  • Acts as a technical resource for project construction teams

  • Acts as engineering liaison for construction team, 3rd party Engineer of Record, Client and internal engineering resources from award through final completion

  • Responsible for engineering document control process including client and engineering transmittals, RFI’s, and associated logs

  • Apply for and complete local permits as specified by the contract

  • Ensure that each design is developed with due consideration for installation, maintenance and repair. Consult Field Operations Manager and Trade Superintendents as necessary for recommendations

  • Review implications of project changes and make recommendations

  • Recognize impacts design changes have regarding cost. Share impacts with project management and procurement team

  • Perform economic analysis / value engineering to determine cost effective solutions and prepare written recommendations

  • Train and develop Field Engineers and Field Coordinators in engineering management, document control and RFI processes


  • Administration and Management: Knowledge of business and management principals involved in planning, resource allocation, leadership, production methods and coordination of people/resources

  • Customer Service: Knowledge and skills for providing best in class customer service including needs assessment, quality and safety standards, and to achieve overall customer satisfaction

  • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

  • Judgment and Decision Making: Consider the relative costs, benefits and impacts of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one

  • Responsibility for Outcomes and Results: Must ensure there are outcome and results from the work performed and those resources that work for you

  • Electrical power engineering principles and familiarity with computer and analytical tools as relate to equipment sizing, load flow and power quality

  • Self-motivated and work well with others, possess a positive attitude, have a commitment to work safely, provide quality customer service, create customer satisfaction and work productively

  • Ability to monitor and assess the performance of yourself, other individuals or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action

  • Preferred Registered Professional Engineer (PE) status or qualified to take test

  • In depth knowledge of equipment and practices used in solar power plant construction required

  • Ability to train and develop others

  • Effective communication (oral, written, presentation) motivation and supervisory skills

  • Extensive travel may be required

  • Ability to maintain an acceptable motor vehicle driving record

  • Salary/wage is Dependent on Experience


The management team at PRE has unprecedented experience in the solar industry with 1 GW of projects managed, sold and completed in the last 5 years. This includes the completion of over 236 MW in 2018, earning us the #1 spot in Texas in the 2019 Top Solar Contractors list, and #7 in the 2019 Top Solar EPC list from Solar Power World, in addition to other placements. Read more at Solar Power World. As a part of Primoris Service Corporation, PRE has the financial backing and experience to support any solar project across the United States. We are committed to providing the highest value solar services in the market and pride ourselves on delivering quality projects on time and on budget.


We are not accepting resumes from Third Party Recruiting Firms for this position. If you are an Agency or Search firm representative, contact the Primoris Talent Acquisition Manager directly for consideration. Primoris or its subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes and online response forms through this source. In addition, Primoris or its subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees on unsolicited resumes that are submitted to any member of the Staffing or Operations team. Primoris has established an approved vendor program for this service, and will only consider accepting submissions from those approved firms. For consideration in becoming an approved vendor, contact

Requisition ID: 2021-6451

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