Construction Engineer

Wagman, Inc.
May 6, 2024
Newark, DE
Job Type


Wagman, Inc.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and employment practice of the Wagman that there will be no discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability in the recruiting of applicants for employment or in the hiring of employees. Wagman's policy of nondiscrimination applies to all work-related actions; including but not limited to employment, promotion, transfer, discharge, training, or retraining under programs to which the company subscribes; recruitment or recruitment advertising. Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified disabled persons according to existing state and federal law. Requests by qualified disabled persons for reasonable accommodation are encouraged by the company. All employees are requested to encourage women, persons of minority races and disabled persons to apply for employment with the company.

City: Newark
State/Territory: Delaware
Employment Type Full Time Salaried

Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering preferred
Experience Requirement: Minimum 1-5 years experience working in non residential construction sites: experience with heavy highway and bridge work
Special Skills: Experience in heavy civil construction preferred: heavy highway, bridge work demo, repair
Travel Requirement: Willing to travel

We are seeking a Construction Engineer to join or Wagman Heavy Civil team to assist with our Newark project. There will be a focus on bridge and heavy highway work, concrete, and transportation. Experience in heavy civil construction preferred and an understanding of structural engineering helpful. This candidate will aid in project management and completion.

Wagman is a fourth generation, family-owned company with offices in Pennsylvania and Virginia and is headquartered in York, PA. Founded in 1902, Wagman is a nationally recognized leader in the industry. We are multi-faceted construction firm with major operations in heavy civil, general construction and geotechnical construction services. Core competencies include: design-build, infrastructure, marine construction, modified concrete, grooving and grinding, and geotechnical construction services.

This is a safety sensitive position requiring work on construction sites with various safety hazards inherent in heavy construction.

This position is subject to drug testing and compliance policies associated with our status as a Federal Contractor.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related degree.
  • Heavy Highway experience , including scheduling and coordinating subcontractors.
  • Familiar with grading, drainage, paving bridge construction, concrete, retaining walls, and all other highway construction scopes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented

Essential Functions:

  • Support engineering team conducting Civil & Structural engineering evaluation that includes bridge applications, heavy highway work, design foundations
  • Engineering and Drawing preparation
  • Willing to assist project manager on related project requirement (QA/QC, maintaining productivity records, evaluating and/or tracking project cost and performance of the engineering system).
  • Helps to coordinate with suppliers, subcontractors, and superintendents to ensure that the project is built per plan.
  • Order materials / tools required for the job, track quantities
  • Will review and approve shop drawings, draft RFIs and assist with submittals.
  • Provides technical information to company supervisor and contractors to ensure work complies with all engineering standards, codes, specifications, and design instructions.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and resolves field construction problems, discrepancies, or interferences with contractors.
  • Provides interpretation of plans, detail sheets, and specifications for contractors or craft supervision

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds from ground level to waist level.
  • Must be able to bend, squat, and kneel occasionally throughout a scheduled work shift.
  • Must be able to climb ladders.
  • Continuous standing and walking required throughout a scheduled work shift.
  • Must be able to perform simple grasping and fine manipulation tasks with both hands.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in wet, muddy, cold, hot and humid weather
  • Acceptable corrected vision (in both eyes) and acceptable corrected hearing required.

Job Benefits:

Wagman wants to keep employees and their families happy and healthy and offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees that includes:

  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare and Dependent Care
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • Wellness Programs that include Orthopedic Care
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Matching Contribution
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Adoption Assistance
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off

Our Values

Wagman's Core Values of integrity, mutual respect, safety, innovation, sense of urgency, and community are an integral part of every decision and every plan made at Wagman and these values have laid the foundation for our success and longevity for our past, present, and future.
Consistently being recognized with national and regional awards for projects, safety and community is a testament of our commitment to these values. Beyond the buildings and bridges which connect and improve our communities, Wagman has community engagement programs and initiatives which help to build better, for our people.

Wagman Culture
Wagman is committed to cultivating a workforce and preserving a culture built on our core values. Our people are our most valuable assets. We value the diverse identities, experiences, perspectives, backgrounds capabilities and talents that our people bring to Wagman.

From hiring to training, development, and promotions to special events, Wagman is committed to providing equal and equitable opportunities and rewarding experiences. As a family business providing a safe and healthy work environment in accordance with our mission, we foster diverse and inclusive work experiences and a sense of belonging.

Wagman is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We recognize and value our diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Wagman is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.


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