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Junior Project Engineer at Drees Homes

Junior Project Engineer

Drees Homes Millwood, VA (Onsite) Full-Time
Our vision aims to empower our clients by actively leveraging our broad range of services. With our global presence, we have career opportunities all across the world which can lead to a unique, exciting and fulfilling career path. Pick your path today! To see what career opportunities we have available, explore below to find your next career!

Primary Function

Provide program and project level assistance in support of the United States Army Corps of Engineers - Middle East District. Understand all aspects of project life cycles and provide management assistance in planning, scoping, development, design, engineering, and construction for complex military construction efforts. Participate in both executive and project level engagements such as kick-off meetings, design and engineering conferences, project management reviews, and project review boards.

All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which Acuity International is recognized. Actively support and uphold the Company's stated vision, mission, and values.


  • Work collaboratively across functionally diverse teams to develop management solutions and resolve complex engineering challenges.
  • Prepare presentations on behalf of the USACE project managers to be presented to executive leadership, case holders, and customers.
  • Manage project financials and prepare budgets for planning through construction phases (labor, design, engineering, and contracted services).
  • Facilitate the development of resource-loaded design and construction schedules utilizing Primavera P6 or MS Project.
  • Monitor project and contractor performance using Earned Value Management (EVM) metrics to formulate risk-informed decisions.
  • Act as assistant project manager and perform the duties of the USACE project managers when necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have fundamental understanding of principles and methods concerning project management, planning, and scheduling, cost management and control and tools.
  • Must hold an appropriate 4-year degree
  • 0-6 years' experience in business planning, cost management, and/or engineering

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Proven ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously
  • Strong initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadline

Physical Requirements

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

  • Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.

  • Good eye/hand coordination required.

Acuity International is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

For OFCCP compliance, the taxable entity associated with this job posting is:

Acuity - PT&C, LLC

Recommended Skills

  • Business Planning
  • Communication
  • Construction
  • Coordinating
  • Earned Value Management
  • Ethics
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