Current Job Opportunity

Construction Engineer

Washington, DC
Consulting - Engineering
Career Level
Delon Hampton & Associates, Chartered a minority-owned, professional consulting engineering services firm headquartered in Washington, DC, currently has an excellent opportunity for a talented and energetic, Construction Engineer.


  • Review engineering plans and specifications for construction purposes and conduct constructability and functionality reviews;
  • Coordinate and monitor construction progress and assist in mitigating risks;
  • Review inspection procedures and daily reports and assist with preparation of project status reports to identify progress and monitor the project schedule, budget and staffing plan;
  • Provide technical troubleshooting, review technical variances;
  • Provide technical support to the engineering and field forces performing equipment inspection and replacement;
  • Provide field engineering support during track-side equipment inspection and replacement;
  • Implement the use of the project management software system (PROCORE) including updating data in the PROCORE system through direct input of contract related data or uploading data files;
  • Prepare technical documents for the clients project record documents, including as-built plans, drawings and schematics;
  • Conduct site visits and participate in progress meetings to monitor project progress, quality control, testing and acceptance of the equipment and systems;
  • Provide technical evaluation of proposed change orders; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the clients Project Manager and/or Task Manager.


  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or a related field;
  • A minimum of five (5) years demonstrable experience in directing, managing, and administering transit related construction projects in an operational environment; a minimum of two (2) years out of five shall be in the transportation industry;
  • In lieu of a degree, a minimum of ten (10) years of work experience in a related field, of which two years shall be in the transportation industry;
  • Demonstrated experience in inspection of sites, determination of material requirements, developing installation techniques and various transit infrastructure;
  • Knowledge of and practical experience in federal procurement regulations and design criteria and standards;
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, and strong technical writing skills; and
  • Able to work during non-revenue hours (12:00AM to 5:00AM); and can report to any client facility within the Washington Metropolitan Area within a 3-hour notice.

Special Instructions

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Working Conditions 

Work is performed within a general office environment 40% of the time. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Field work may be required 60% of the time where work may be conducted outside in one or more of the following conditions: heat or cold, wet or humid, and dry or arid. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs.) may be required as needed.


Delon Hampton & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer for VEVRAA protected veterans and all other protected classes. DHA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply. Click here for EEO law and policy.

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