Project Engineer (High Speed Rail Project)

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Department: Central Region

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

At Griffith Company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. We nurture that resource by fostering a work environment that encourages communication, respect and recognition. In this environment, Griffith Company employees flourish, taking their careers to new levels. In addition to offering a 110+ year history of quality, safety and excellence, Griffith Company has a dynamic, exciting and supportive culture where opportunity for growth abounds.

We are currently looking for an experienced, driven, and enthusiastic Project Engineer to work on an exciting high speed rail project in the Kern County area.  The project is a Griffith Company partnership with California Rail Builders.  This position will supervise, monitor and control on-site technical activities and administrative paperwork.


  • Perform under supervision, job site administration and documentation.
  • Track submittals, RFC’s, equipment lists and contract change orders.
  • Track daily cost vs. project budget.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining CPM schedule.
  • Coordinate with subcontractors on multiple projects.
  • Track quantities.
  • Track project logs.
  • Preparation of extra work.
  • Maintain liaison with owner’s representatives to ensure it complies with the estimate.
  • Assist project manager, superintendent and foreman with planning and supervision of work.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.


  • Hard-working individual who has demonstrated leadership skills and who thrives in a teamwork environment.
  • The individual must be highly organized and able to communicate well with others.
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • Excellent writing, presentation and computer skills.
  • Willingness to be flexible and occasionally work long hours.

Only local candidates will be considered. No relocation assistance will be provided.

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