Project Engineer

El Cajon, CA
Operations /
Full-Time /
Our culture is rooted in a shared vision — to help keep the world’s most precious resource safe — and in the core values that guide us in pursuing this vision and delivering on our mission to clients.

We provide the highest quality liquid storage design and construction services at the best long-term value with an unrivaled customer experience. We have built over 3,500 pre-stressed concrete liquid storage tanks over the past 90 years around the country and world.

As a Project Engineer at DN Tanks, you will play a pivotal role in our growth and success by assisting Project Managers to achieve project success. This opportunity will enable you to effectively manage diverse tasks through all construction phases and display strong multitasking abilities.

We are looking for a candidate with a proven track record of success in Project Engineering in the construction industry, especially in heavy-civil construction. This is a great opportunity for a candidate ready to make an impact with a world-class team working on meaningful construction projects.

Primary Responsibilities

    • Manage costs involving initial budgeting, invoice evaluation, expense tracking, and monthly project billings for procurement items.
    • Conduct pre-project inspections, verify site layout details, and contribute to estimating throughout pre-bid and post-construction phase.
    • Work with the superintendent to manage the construction schedule and provide weekly schedule updates to PM. 
    • Help manage labor, material and equipment resources needed to effectively execute project schedule within budget. 
    • End-to-end concrete design and management, including specification review, quality control, operational support, and post-project analysis.
    • Manage subcontractors by ensuring performance aligns with project timelines and quality, while promoting effective communication and collaboration.
    • Assist in Project closeout meetings, ensuring documentation review, final approvals, and seamless project handover to clients.
    • Travel to project sites for preconstruction meetings, quality control and safety inspections.


    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant field.
    • Excellent communication skills for effective team collaboration and client interaction.
    • Intermediate to advanced skills required in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Experience with AutoCAD (preferred)
    • Experience with Primavera P6 (preferred)

Compensation & Benefits

    • Competitive Compensation
    • Annual Incentive Program
    • 401k with Employer Matching Contribution
    • Paid Time Off + Paid Holidays
    • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Disability Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Gym Reimbursement
$70,000 - $100,000 a year
This is our good faith estimate of the base salary compensation range for this opportunity. Individual pay decisions will vary based upon the experience and qualifications of the applicant. This range is based on market rates and determined by considering many factors such as external market salary survey data, internal data for comparable roles, and the operational and budgetary objectives of the company.
DN Tanks is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.