Project Engineer – San Diego, CA, US

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Project Engineer – San Diego, CA, US

Project Engineer

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: San Diego, CA, US

NIKA is hiring for a Project Engineer who will apply knowledge of building construction, facilities management principles and healthcare facilities codes to support the Facilities Maintenance Department in completing construction renovation and maintenance work repairs at the Balboa Naval Medical Center in San Diego, CA!!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to design, build and manage real property by combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture all under one roof.

At NIKA, you’ll be excited to come to work each day. This position comes with a competitive salary package that includes health/dental insurance, 401(k), bonus programs, and many other perks.


· Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Project Engineer will be responsible for supporting Project Managers and Facility Managers at Naval Medical Center San Diego hospital buildings or outlying medical/dental clinics in the greater San Diego Area..
  • The primary focus of this role is to ensure construction, renovation and building maintenance projects are complete to provide a suitable environment to building tenants and hospital patients.
  • Support Facility Managers to evaluate requirements to complete service order work requests
  • Coordinate and assist with facility repairs involving basic architectural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.
  • Support construction Project Managers to oversee active construction repair projects.
  • Serve as primary recorder and distributer of minutes for maintenance and construction meetings.
  • Conducts on-site field inspections to verify quality installations of new work or repairs according to project requirements.

Job Requirements and Essential Skills:

  • 2+ years of Engineering experience within healthcare facilities and/or federal facilities strongly preferred
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Government Secret Clearance required
  • Experience with facility management and construction repair processes
  • Must possess a vehicle and valid US driver’s license
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office suite products required

About NIKA

NIKA delivers comprehensive services and solutions to support the full life cycle of facilities. For more than two decades, the Department of Defense and federal civilian agencies, as well as commercial and higher education institutions, have trusted NIKA to design, build, operate, and manage their real property. By combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture services, we provide value and expertise for complex and mission critical facilities. Headquartered in Rockville, MD with offices in San Antonio, TX, NIKA helps clients enhance operational excellence in locations around the globe.

NIKA is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.