What does a Technical Projects Engineer do?

Project engineers manage teams throughout the entire span of a project which is technical or involves engineering. They ensure the design, consistency and functionality of a project throughout its entire process. They prepare, schedule, coordinate and monitor all assigned projects and communicate during daily interactions with clients to interpret requirements and needs.

Project engineers communicate with the project manager and other members of the team to provide any necessary assistance or technical support. They review the engineering deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions throughout the duration of the project. They prepare schedules, and coordinate and monitor the assigned engineering projects. They monitor compliance to applicable codes and practices as well as quality assurance and quality control policies. They strive to prepare, schedule, coordinate, and monitor the project to ensure it adheres to its budget. Project engineers need a bachelor’s degree in engineering, business management, or construction management.

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Work/Life Balance
3.4 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Technical Projects Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

$80,070 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $80K
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Technical Projects Engineer Career Path

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L3Harris Technologies,
Senior Project Engineer
May 5, 2021

“Jazzed about my daily tasks and responsibilities because we engineer solutions that are meaningful and innovative.”

Project Engineer
Sep 7, 2021

“Best platform to kick start your career as a fresher as you would be given right path and good work exposure”

DePuy SynthesDePuy Synthes
Project Engineer
Feb 19, 2021

“The managers I have worked with are brilliant but I have experiences with others that have not been good.”

WGA Consulting EngineersWGA Consulting Engineers
Project Engineer
Jan 2, 2020

“WGA is an awesome company to work at mostly because the people are great to work with.”

SEPI EngineeringSEPI Engineering
Site/Civil Project Engineer I
Jun 17, 2019

“Really flexible and they value work life balance better than anyone else I've talked to.”

Project Engineer
Nov 16, 2020

“Having good contacts ensures you get good projects/onsite opportunities and not your talent and skillsket.”

Schweitzer Engineering LaboratoriesSchweitzer Engineering Laboratories
Project Engineer
Jul 26, 2020

“SEL has a great work atmosphere overall and do utilize its resources the best way most of the times.”

Parsons CorporationParsons Corporation
Project Engineer
May 26, 2019

“Parsons provides good opportunities for young engineers to grow and have a clear career path.”

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