JH Kelly Project Engineer in Longview, Washington

JH Kelly is hiring for Construction Project Engineers

JH Kelly is a fourth generation, family owned construction firm providing services to our heavy industrial client base and acts as a self-performing industrial general contractor at process plants throughout the greater Pacific Northwest, Idaho and Montana. Our project teams are made up of great people and their ability to plan and execute challenging projects has resulted in a loyal customer following and national safety and quality control awards.

Our integrated project approach includes self-performing concrete placement, steel erection, carpentry, equipment setting, millwrighting, pipefitting and electrical & instrumentation services.

JH Kelly is a great place to work with a fun, family-oriented environment. We offer an excellent benefit package and competitive wages. Learn more about us at www.jhkelly.com.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain current and accurate quantity tracking data

  • Cost Control reporting and forecasting

  • Budget set-up

  • Write and manage RFI’s and change orders

  • Estimating, Procurement

  • Prepare Submittals and maintain submittal log

  • Plan and Coordinate work appropriately to facilitate the work permit process

  • Review construction procedures and provide technical support of work

  • Ensure construction work done in-house and by sub contractors complies with contract

  • Oversee the work of construction and inspections

  • Be directly involved with construction procedures, represent JH Kelly at various meetings

  • Keep management informed of project status and scheduling

Skills / Qualifications

  • Project Engineering experience in Refining and/or Industrial Construction.

  • Piping, Mechanical and/or Civil estimating experience

  • Proficient in reading P&ID’s and Piping Isometrics

  • Familiar with different types of industrial piping materials

  • Familiarity with Mechanical operations and or other applicable mechanical construction experience

  • Understanding of Mechanical Engineering principles with an emphasis on Pipe, Rotating Equipment and Instrumentation. Primary industry: Heavy Industrial

  • Self starter, organized, productive and motivating individual

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, Access, Blue Beam and/or comparable applications

  • Familiarity with Critical Path Method (CPM) Scheduling, using Primavera or comparable applications

  • A solid working knowledge of Project Management, Construction Management, Construction Contracts, Quality Assurance/Quality Control, and Safety

  • Knowledge of crane rigging calculations and rigging operations


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Technology, or Construction Management field

  • Minimum (5) years experience in Field Engineering or Field Construction Management, in related field


  • Pay - DOE

  • Performance Bonuses

  • Profit Sharing

  • Medical/Vision/Rx – Dental/Ortho for employee and dependents - JH Kelly pays 88% of total premiums.

  • Paid Vacation, PTO and Holidays

  • 401k - 50% company match

  • Life Insurance, AD & D, STD & LTD - paid 100% by JH Kelly