Cordoba Corporation

Project Engineer 1

Job Locations US-CA
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
USD $55,000.00/Yr.
USD $75,000.00/Yr.


Cordoba Corporation is a leading civil engineering firm based in California. We are growing and looking for talented Project Engineers to join our team. As a Project Engineer, you will provide support for natural gas utility pipeline projects, working closely with the Project Manager/Engineer as part of the project execution team. You will also be responsible for engineering, technical specifications review, quality control, and customer satisfaction. You will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects.


  • Support the initial pre-planning, planning stages, engineering and design stages, construction support, execution stages, and closeout efforts.
  • Work with a Cordoba and Client PE team, PMs, subcontract engineers, and designers to manage the engineering and design utilities.
  • Support meetings with clients, subcontractors, vendors, and governing agencies.
  • Scheduling project meetings, follow up with meeting notes.
  • Perform utility research and verify existing conditions of utilities.
  • Support with review and mark-up of utility design plans using Bluebeam Studio.
  • Create bill of materials for utility design plans.
  • Coordinate with the project team, including Utility Managers and Technical Supervisors, Field Engineering Representatives, and other departments, subcontractors, and organizations to complete the assigned projects.
  • Support construction efforts as deemed necessary for project construction.
  • Understand project scope, project delivery, cost, and schedules.
  • Ensure that the assigned projects are completed safely, producing a quality product that is in accordance with governing codes, agencies, and client requirements as efficiently and effectively as possible.
  • Interface with the client and the project team to complete the assigned work within schedule and budget.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of department and company goals.
  • Participate in special projects or tasks as required.
  • Report progress in achieving the required work scope to the client on a regular basis.


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, electrical, mechanical engineering or related field required.
  • Good problem-solving, decision-making, communication, analytical, and human relations skills required.
  • Proficiency in utilizing knowledge and skills with MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent written and verbal English language communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible.
  • A high level of personal integrity and a strong work ethic are required.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the U.S.A. on a full-time basis without sponsorship.
  • Ability to pass a pre-authorized physical, including a drug screening and background check, is required.


  • 1-3 years of experience in utility design and construction preferred.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD Civil 3D and Plant3D.
  • Experience with ASME B31.1 and B31.3.
  • Engineer-in-Training.
  • Knowledge of SAP and Citrix.


Salary Range: $55,000 to $75,000 per year. 

Work Location: Hybrid reporting to one of the Cordoba offices in Santa Ana, Chatsworth or Ontario with fielding between the Santa Barbara, Bakersfield and Blythe territory.

Our Company

Cordoba Corporation is a nationally recognized civil engineering, construction management, program management, and planning firm. We specialize in education and facilities, transportation, and water and energy. In collaboration with our clients, Cordoba has facilitated the development of several complex and highly visible infrastructure projects throughout California. Our efforts have resulted in national recognition from Engineering News-Record as a “top 100 construction management firm” and a “top 50 program management firm”. We are proud to share that ENR has also recently recognized Cordoba in 2018 as a “top 100 design firm” in California.


Cordoba's business model has been commended for its efficiency, encouraging work dynamic, and its multifaceted approach toward projects. Many of our professionals have received praise in the media as leaders in their fields of expertise. We have established a statewide presence throughout California. Headquartered in Los Angeles, we also have offices located in San Francisco, Sacramento, San Ramon, Chatsworth, Santa Ana, and San Diego.

Cordoba Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. Cordoba Corporation expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. If you need special assistance or accommodation, please contact Cordoba Corporations HR Department at: (213)895-0224.


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