Project Engineer - Construction Engineering

Posting Location: PA - Canonsburg
# of openings: 1



Company Summary

Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the world’s most revolutionary technologies. Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and over 60,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major US market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service – bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. Crown Castle is an S&P 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of approximately $60 billion. 

Position Title:  Project Engineer – Construction Engineering

Position Summary

Experienced engineer who supports or leads projects related to the design, construction, and inspection of tower modifications with a key focus on balancing cost, quality and speed.

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform quality assurance reviews of external vendor’s modification designs.
  • Work with internal and external engineers and contractors to identify, research and implement best practices relating to the design and construction of tower modifications.
  • Assist or manage construction engineering projects as assigned.
  • Preform design and construction activity studies.
  • Provide support for field related construction issues.
  • Develop standards, scopes of work, and technical directives.
  • Participate in development of construction engineering related processes, standards, tools and programs.
  • Develop training presentations and conduct training sessions as needed.
  • Lead small to moderate sized projects.
  • Participate in site specific or large projects as Construction Engineering Subject Matter Expert (SME).


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, specializing in structures, or equivalent degree
  • Fundamentals of Engineering Exam – EIT Designation
  • Professional licensure (PE) preferred

Experience/Minimum Requirements

  • Five (5) years’ experience (or two (2) years along with a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering) in performing structure analysis/design on a variety of communication towers strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of codes and standards related to telecom structures
  • Experience or knowledge in tower/reinforcement erection and/or knowledge of tower constrution equipment and practices

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Experience using structural analysis software (tnx Tower preferred)
  • Experieince using MS Excel and other general purposes software for engineering calculations
  • Experience leading small to moderate size projects
  • Understanding of structural load paths
  • Knowledge of botled and welded connection design
  • Knowledge of tower hardware and components
  • Experience or knowledge of steel shop fabrication processes and/or knowledge of fabrication shop tools and capabilites
  • Detail oriented and self-motivated
  • Good written and oral communcation skills
  • Experience in customer relations andcommunications

Organizational Relationship

Reports to:   Manager Engineering – Construction Engineering

Title(s) of direct reports (if applicable): N/A

Working Conditions: Works in normal office setting 95% of the time, may travel to construction sites with exposure to heavy equipment.

Additional Information:  N/A

Crown Castle is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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