Traveling Project Engineer

Engineer · Des Moines, Iowa
Department Engineer
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level


Baxter Construction Company is a national construction management firm that features a great work environment and provides room for employee growth. For over 70 years Baxter has fostered a balanced family-work culture and as we continue to grow we strive to remain as adaptable, motivated, and responsive to our employees, both new and old, as we do to our clients. Our employees are our most important and greatest asset and it is our MISSION to develop leadership that creates excitement, fulfillment, and lasting relationships with the people, communities, and markets that we serve


Baxter Construction Company is a fast-paced commercial builder that is seeking full-time, traveling Project Engineers that will be responsible for assisting project teams with the construction projects from the preconstruction and construction phase through closeout.

Candidates will be required to have knowledge of the construction process and understand the specifications and field labor, as well as knowledge of the project management process and principles of scheduling and estimating. Job responsibilities will include assisting with project documentation, cost control, safety, assist in the bidding process, buyout, submittals, pay applications, plan updates and as-builts, RFI’s, ASI’s, COR’s, assist in weekly and monthly progress and OAC meetings, quality control, and close-outs.

Baxter Construction uses Sage Timberline Office software, all Microsoft products, Bluebeam, Microsoft project, and SureTrak. Candidates must have strong skills in time management, communication, ability to work in tight deadlines and under pressure. Must have ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all parties involved in the construction project and while handling difficult issues and/or personalities; we are the leaders of our projects.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or related field or High School Diploma (or equivalent) or Associates Degree in a construction related field and a minimum of 3 years construction related experience. Please contact

Baxter Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

-Job Type: full-time

-Project Bonuses

-Benefits: 401k, Cash Balance, Profit Sharing, Health

-Traveling required

-Traveling benefits: ALL travel expenses paid in addition to daily per-diem

-Required education: high school or equivalent as mentioned above

-Required experience: construction management degree or 3 years field experience minimum


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    Des Moines, Iowa
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