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Atkinson Construction Engineer (Underground) in Boston, Massachusetts

The Role

The Engineer provides administrative and technical services in the fields of scheduling, cost engineering, subcontract coordination, and general project administration. Along with job site project managers and superintendents, engineers have responsibilities in overall project oversight and may be assigned to a particular section, subcontractor, or other facet(s) of the project.


  • Work with Tunneling Group on high-profile projects, assisting in planning, organizing, and controlling various elements of the job.

  • Collaborate with the Project Engineer(s) and Project Manager(s) in purchasing activities including scoping and take-offs.

  • Actively pursue and engage in safety training to learn and embrace the Atkinson safety culture

  • Participate in the TRACK process, attend daily / weekly meetings and field inspections to reinforce that all levels of the company engage with our safety culture

  • Speak up and listen up ask open ended questions and be willing to learn from others

  • Initiate and maintain good, strong working relationships with Atkinson's craft personnel, field inspectors, subcontractor's representatives, vendors, home office support, the project management team, the community, etc.

  • Stay ahead of the crew's needs and making sure they are efficient in their work

  • Understand deadlines and material procurement lead times to be able to prioritize daily tasks

  • Provide prompt, accurate information, notices and requests to agencies, subcontractors, vendors, etc.

  • Communicate clearly and concisely in a grammatically correct and unbiased manner

  • Investigate issues, ask thoughtful questions, gathering input and proposing solutions

  • Pursue self-development outside of assigned responsibilities

  • Track and update quantities timely to ensure accurate and current budgets, forecasts and reporting

  • Perform thorough invoice reviews and pay subcontractors and vendors timely

  • Gather and prepare supporting documentation for change orders and requisitions


  • Undergraduate degree in Mining Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related discipline

  • High degree of initiative, independence, personal responsibility and integrity

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced team environment

  • Team player and reliable

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Atkinson Construction Group, (subsidiaries and affiliates) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Atkinson Construction promotes a drug-free workplace.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

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Authorization to Work:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full time basis in order to be considered.