Long Beach Transit

  • Project Engineer

  • Overview

    The Project Engineer (PE) develops and implements critical infrastructure projects for Long Beach Transit (LBT). The PE establishes cost estimates; writes Scopes of Work; evaluates proposals and makes recommendations; and manages contractor deliverables. The PE works cross-departmentally with key departments and units, such as Transit Service Delivery and Planning; the Manager, Transit Customer Amenities; Regulatory Compliance and Civil Rights Officer; as well as externally with municipalities and partner agencies, delving into projects to enhance safety and service quality, as well as enhance the customer experience.





    • Develops facility plans, operates CAD system and develops large format drawings
    • Knowledgeable in building codes, fire and life safety regulations, permitting and inspection requirement; especially with ADA requirement
    • Defines typical building systems, construction methods, equipment and materials, and the ability to define scopes of work and oversee new construction, remodel and tenant improvement projects
    • Establishes, maintains, implements, and audits cost and schedule management activities to ensure project conformance with requirements
    • Plans, executes, and finalizes projects in accordance with commercial and technical specifications
    • Manages mid- and large-scale relocation projects
    • Creates, configures, and prints out large format MS Project schedules
    • Manages the design of facilities and interface with professional services
    • Manages construction projects and renovations including budgets, vendor coordination, and schedules
    • Takes action to correct and/or report unsafe conditions or actions to the Safety Officer; ensures that personal protective equipment is worn when necessary; investigates and reports all accidents and incidents, and issues warnings per disciplinary procedures for violations of company health and safety procedures
    • Other duties may be assigned



    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Ability to prioritize multiple complex projects
    • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
    • Proactive and achievement driven
    • Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite programs, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
    • Strong work ethic with ability to multi-task
    • Excellent collaboration skills with both internal and external clients
    • Architectural and Design skills
    • AutoCAD Drafting and CAD system management
    • Experience in Project Coordination and Administration

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



     Minimum of four years of increasing responsible experience in facilities engineering and construction or a related field.

    • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent in Engineering, Construction Management or Architectural field is preferred.
    • Must be able to quickly develop CAD solutions and layout plans to address issues.
    • Must be able to organize and maintain hard and soft drawing file systems. Skilled AutoCAD designer to create new and/or modify existing plans.
    • Experience overseeing commercial facility building projects such as equipment installations, lighting, HVAC, interior renovations, and civil infrastructure projects.
    • Ability to read, manage, and understand construction drawings and specifications. Demonstrated experience coordinating activities on construction projects.
    • Effective oral/written communication skills at all levels is mandatory. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently are needed.



    Apply online at www.lbtransit.com/jobs.   Online applications must include past work history and be fully completed to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a complete on-line application.


    Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States. Long Beach Transit does not sponsor H1B or other related work visas.


    WAGE BAND H - Hiring range (Based on Experience): $73,836 to $82,040 Annually (DOQ), with excellent fringe benefits. Submit resume. APPLY ONLINE,  (H-6 DMV printout within 30 Days UPON REQUEST).


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Successful candidate must pass company physical, drug and alcohol test.

    Long Beach Transit 1963 E. Anaheim Street, Long Beach, California  90813


    This job description is not intended to be a complete listing of all the job duties required of this position, but to provide information on the general scope of the position. 


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