CEI Project Administrator-Project Manager

Fort Lauderdale, Florida | Jacksonville, Florida

Volkert, a Top 100 design firm (#87, ENR), is engineering the future of infrastructure in Transportation, Energy, Water, and Environment.  Volkert is searching for a CEI Project Administrator/Project Engineer experienced working with the Department of Transportation in Jacksonville, FL or Fort Lauderdale, FL.  We are a national engineering firm, designing the future of transportation, energy, water, and environmental infrastructure – are we the road to your future?


What you’ll be doing:

  • Managing and performing construction engineering and inspection duties on highway and bridge construction projects
  • Expected to exercise initiative and independent judgment in the solution of work problems
  • Directs and assigns specific tasks to administrative staff, contract support specialists and inspectors
  • Responsible for the progress and final estimates throughout the construction project duration
  • Reporting and documentation of construction work on a daily basis as well as client management responsibilities


  • S. Diploma or GED with a minimum of eight (8) years of related engineering experience, two (2) years of which involved construction of major road or bridge structures


  • A Civil Engineering degree plus two (2) years of engineering experience in construction of major road and bridge structures


  • Must be computer literate with MS Word and Excel
  • FDOT Advanced MOT Certification
  • Attend the CTQP Quality Control Manager course and pass the examination
  • CTQP Final Estimates Level II
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with Volkert’s driving policy

Preferred Requirements:

  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida
  • Experience with FDOT Policies and Procedures

 To be a successful Volkert Project Administrator/Project Engineer, you must possess the following characteristics:

  • A Brand Ambassador for the company who engages and provides Diversity & Inclusion
  • A leader who is proactive in initiating processes and educating individuals about the meaningful benefits of working for an employee owned firm
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivating to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a team environment

Volkert is an employee-owned firm, and our culture is expressed in the way we live out our five-fold mission, which serves as a guide for our actions every day.

  • To serve the public in a professional and ethical manner
  • To serve our clients with quality, innovation, and honest value
  • To serve our employees through sustainable corporate growth, employee ownership, and personal development
  • To serve our profession by promoting the highest standards ofpractice 
  • To serve our neighbors through community service


The words of our chairman, Perry Hand, capture best why we do what we do:

“An engineer is put forth on earth to solve problems. Engineers brought us the quality of life we enjoy today. Together we have laid the groundwork for future generations to continue building upon, so that our future can be as prosperous as our past.”

If you share this passion and want to make a difference, please send your resume to hr@volkert.com with the desired position and location in the subject line.

Volkert, Inc is an affirmative-action / equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.