Project Engineer I - Maryville, TN in 5000 Clayton Road ,Maryville,TN at Clayton Home Building Group

Date Posted: 10/29/2019

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Project Engineer I - Maryville, TN

Clayton Homes, a Berkshire Hathaway company and the nation's leading housing provider, is a vertically integrated housing company that builds, sells, and insures affordable housing. Our commitment to creating a World Class Customer Experience is unparalleled in the housing industry and we believe it begins with a World Class Team Member Experience. From entry-level to more experienced positions, we're actively recruiting individuals who are passionate, positive, and eager to learn. We then equip you for success, whether you're in the office, in the field, or on the floor. As a member of our team you'll enjoy excellent benefits, opportunities for growth, and an encouraging culture that supports work / life balance.

The Home Building Group is actively searching for a Project Engineer I to join the team Maryville, TN.

Position Summary:

The Project Engineer will provide engineering support to Home Building facilities. This position requires the ability to read and interpret building codes (HUD Code, IRC, IBC, etc.) and architectural drawings. The Project Engineer will identify ambiguities and errors in architectural plans and construction details and produce an engineering product (i.e. calculations, details, sections, specifications and guidance) that meets the architectural concept and applicable code requirements for the project.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare CAD details and drawings as necessary to maintain construction manuals and/or supplement architectural plan sets.

  • Maintain library of construction manuals.

  • Perform code research and interpretation.

  • Review perspective new building products for code compliance.

  • Provide architectural plan review, engineering calculations, and phone call support.

  • Assist with troubleshooting.

  • Be available to our home building facilities to communicate and provide assistance, as needed.

  • Ensure that all work created is complete and accurate prior to distribution.

  • Maintain thorough knowledge of current materials used by manufacturing.

  • Ability to travel & possibly stay overnight.

  • Periodically follow homes during the construction process to obtain knowledge of the manufacturing processes and provide assistance to the production team.

  • Work toward obtaining PE license.


  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Civil, Mechanical, or Architectural Engineering from an ABET accredited university. EIT certification is a plus. Industry experience may be considered in combination with alternative educational background.

  • 2-3 years of experience in the field or related area.

  • Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD or similar AutoDesk product.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to read and interpret building codes and architectural plans.

  • Ability to perform various foundational engineering calculations.

  • Ability to manage priorities and projects based on assigned schedule and collaborate with facility team.

  • Proficient using programs such as, but not limited to, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) & Adobe Acrobat Professional.

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