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Project Engineer II

Baker Electric

This is a Contract position in Escondido, CA posted October 28, 2020.

Baker Electric’s Escondido, CA office is looking for a Project Engineer II to add to our Systems Infrastructure Division. In this role you will assist the Project Manager in the successful completion of higher level technical coordination on security system type projects. These projects are both exciting and complex and you’ll be working with a highly knowledgeable team to learn from.


  • Provide project engineering support to Project Managers with minimal supervisory direction
  • Set up jobs in project management software, create Job Information Sheets and establish Job Files
  • Assemble subcontracts for review
  • Formulate project schedules based on estimated hours, tasks, project milestones, resource leveling, Project Manager Guidelines and project criteria
  • Review project plans and specifications for completeness and accuracy
  • Coordinate Tier-Subcontractor scheduling with Baker Electric Project Foremen
  • Discuss service, supply, or project related issues with inter-departmental personnel and field forces, representatives of agencies, engineering firms, contractors, developers, manufacturers, and distributors
  • Evaluate all Requests for Information (RFIs) and call attention to areas of need
  • Analyze supplier and subcontractor submittals and shop drawings for conformance to project documents
  • Organize and follow up on the submittal process ensuring project deadlines are adhered to
  • Create and issue the Subcontractors’ contracts with oversight of Project Manager
  • Assemble complete bills of material and coordinate with the Project Manager to finalize the purchase orders
  • Review, identify potential mistakes, and process change order requests
  • Assist in the identification and implementation of value-engineering and pre-fabrication opportunities
  • Develop project change order estimates and proposals at the direction of the Project Manager or Estimator
  • Perform all processes and procedures that support the project close out phase
  • Participates in meetings for project specific scheduling, budgeting, and planning with supervisors. Assists with two-week look ahead
  • Attend on-site project meetings with Project Managers when appropriate


  • 1-2 years of Project Engineer and/or combined estimating experience. Security Integrations industry experience preferred
  • Access control, CCTV, and intrusion detection experience preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office / O365 applications
  • Familiarity with project management and estimating software
  • Bluebeam experience preferred
  • Proven ability to understand and analyze security integrations terminology, drawings, theory, etc. is required
  • Proven ability to communicate with clients in a professional manner both in-person and remotely


  • Strong multi-tasking, organizational, and time management skills
  • Strong technical abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Quality Control
  • Scheduling Capability
  • Project Engineering


  • Customer Service
  • Business Awareness
  • Functional Knowledge
  • Self – Confidence

Job Requirements:


This position operates primarily in a professional office environment. Job walks will take place at job sites, which means intermittent exposure to the conditions typically associated with a construction site. Occasionally may lift boxes full of materials typically 25 pounds or less. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Baker Electric, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability or status as a Special Disabled Veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran or other qualifying veteran, political affiliation or belief. Baker Electric, Inc. is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive environment.

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Supervisor or his/her designee.

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