Project Engineer

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Hawaii Public Housing Authority
Honolulu, HI, United States

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Project Engineer


Honolulu, HI 

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The HPHA’s Construction Management Branch is seeking a Project Engineer to manage major capital improvement projects for Federal and State Public Housing developments statewide.  As a Project Engineer, the incumbent will be responsible for managing several design and construction projects, ensuring that they are completed within budget and time frames, funding deadlines, and in accordance with federal and/or state rules and regulations.  This position will plan projects, prepare cost estimates, manage design, and construction progress, change proposal and progress payment requests, maintain cost data records, wage and hour certification, accessibility compliance, review complex engineering designs, manage and administer multiple design construction contacts and projects for the HPHA.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Education:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Building Construction or Engineering.
Substitution:  Excess work experience as described below which provided knowledge, skills and abilities comparable to those acquired in four years of successful study while completing a college or university curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for Education on a year-for-year basis.  To be acceptable, the experience must have been of such scope, level and quality as to assure the possession of comparable knowledge, skills and abilities.
Experience: Three (3) years of experience in the planning, design and construction of projects as a project coordinator, project manager. or contracting officer is preferred.
Quality of Experience: Possession of the required number of years of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for a position.  The applicant’s overall experience must have been of such scope and level of responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that he/she has the ability to perform the duties of the position for which he/she is being considered.

Note: These aforementioned positions are exempt non-civil service and are on continuous recruitment until filled. HPHA is an equal opportunity employer.  We offer competitive compensation package with added benefits with the State of Hawaii.  Salary range is commensurate with training and experience.

For consideration, you may submit a cover letter, a completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-civil Service Appointment HRD 278 (see link below), and a detailed resume to:

Hawaii Public Housing Authority
Human Resources Office – Building J
1002 N. School Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
Email: | Fax: (808) 832-5979


The State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, HRD 278 may be accessed online at

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