- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 26 Jun 2017
Project engineer for construction
'...often used in promoter's (client's) and consultant's organisations for the role of an engineer responsible for leading and coordinating design and other work for a project. In some cases this title is used where the role is actually the greater one of project manager...'
Project engineers may be involved in activities including:
- Project design.
- The design of temporary structures.
- Site planning and layout.
- Cost estimating and cost control.
- Planning and scheduling.
- Project management.
- Materials procurement.
- Equipment selection.
- Quality management.
- Administration, and coordination.
Depending upon the size and complexity of a project, a project engineer may be responsible for just one job or for several. This means that travelling to many different sites can be part of the job description. Project engineers may work on-site in temporary offices and spend time out of doors, planning and checking work.
 Find out more
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
Featured articles and news
New ICE publication recommends pay-as-you-go tax to fund roads and other financing options.
BSRIA launches a White Paper on wearable technology and wellbeing in buildings.
Have the pressures of the market shredded the core values of professionalism?
Lead times are a measure of the amount of time that elapses between initiating and completing a construction process.
Government releases first tranche of funding for removal of unsafe high-rise cladding.
How to ensure UK transport infrastructure copes with severe winter weather.
Location shortlist for controversial new footbridge revealed.
Under the Party Wall Act a property owner has the legal right to do works that might otherwise constitute trespass or nuisance.
BSRIA examine the 'unpredictable' 2018 global air conditioning market.
The rainbow JCB will be making a welcome return to the London Build Expo on 23 and 24 October at Olympia.