Project Engineer

Marina Landscape - Orange, CA3.0

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $47,000 - $63,000 a year
Landscape Construction Project Engineer

Marina Landscape, Inc. is looking to hire a highly-motivated individual for the Landscape Construction Project Engineer position at our Southern California Branch. This non-exempt job classification is responsible for assisting project managers in all aspects of individual projects from award bid through completion to ensure compliance, quality, and efficiency, perform related work as required.


Reviews plans and specifications to become familiar with the project
supports multiple phases (e.g., submittals, material sample procurement, managing documents, assisting in change order preparation, estimate take-off data, requests for quotations, maintaining project logs, project close out documents) of various sized projects
maintains submittal log
Attends client, pre-bid
prepares project, Superintendent, and Foreman job books
attends pre-construction meetings
prepares assembly production rates
assists Project Manager in removing obstacles that may prevent successful project completion (e.g., auditing extra work ticket log, procurement of certificates of compliance, material quotations)
gets submittal approved within time allotted
reviews as-builts for legibility
obtains soil samples
submits soil samples to testing laboratory with associated specification
conducts follow-up on test results
prepares submittal packages for Project Manager review and re-submittal as required
compiles plant material photographs as required
gathers material samples
is responsible for contract close-out items (e.g., irrigation as-builts, controller charts, warranty letters, spare parts, and operation and maintenance manuals)
complies with all company policies, procedures, and standards
understands the relationship between job quality and customer service, satisfaction, and retention
provides excellent service (e.g., accurate, complete, and timely) to clients, vendors, and company staff in a courteous and efficient manner


Results Oriented:
Maintains and cultivates current client base
Develops new business contacts
Monitors and increases capture rate
Develops and executes an annual sales plan that targets a diverse and profitable portfolio
Tracks all proposals, contacts, and leads; conducts sales forecasting; achieves sales goals

Business Acumen:
Maintains focus on outcomes
Is proactive and goal oriented
Concentrates on meeting objectives
Delivering to the required time
Holds performance as more important than process
Sets specific, measurable and company-relevant goals and takes efficient action to accomplish success

Demonstrates basic knowledge of various phases of diverse construction jobs that may include: landscape, installation, hardscape, irrigation, pavers, and low-voltage lighting;
Uses equipment effectively

Administrative Efficiency:
Demonstrates highly-efficient time management skills
Adept at multi-tasking to accomplish goals
Compiles information for reports
Applies support systems to ensure efficiency

Job Quality:
Understands the relationship between job quality and customer service, satisfaction, and retention is committed to improving job quality at all times

Organization and Planning:
Maintains an accurate schedule of events
Prioritizes activities correctly to ensure deliverables are produced on time
Electronic and hard copy files are systematically arranged and easily retrievable

Customer Service:
Consistently exceeds customer expectations; keeps customers well-informed, listens to them attentively, and addresses their concerns
Enacts a personal approach to customer service

Interpersonal Skills:
Treats others with respect, collaboration, and support in such a way that work relationships are improved and morale is increased
Has effective communication skills


A high school diploma or equivalent

Special Note, Licenses, and Certifications

Pre-employment: Incumbents must sign the Sales Commission Agreement and the Confidentiality, Non-disclosure, and Confidentiality Agreement prior to their first day on the job.
License: Incumbents are required to possess a valid California driver’s license.
Language: Though not required, bilingual English and Spanish skills are desirable.
Working Conditions: Work is predominately in an office environment with associated noise, space, and computer screen exposure. Occasional travel to client locations, job sites, and meetings is expected as part of this position.
Introductory Period: Incumbents appointed to this job classification serve an introductory period of 90 days.


Health Insurance Benefits with Medical, Dental, and Vision
401(k) Retirement Plan
Paid Holidays
Paid Vacation
Sales Commission

If you are interested in joining the growing Marina Team, please contact our Chris Groby at (714) 864-9671, or visit us at

Marina Landscape, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.