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Difference between Project Engineer and Construction Engineer
  • Last Updated : 04 Dec, 2020

1. Project Engineer :
Project Engineer, as name suggest, is simply a person or engineer who is responsible for preparing, scheduling, managing, checking all engineering and technical projects and meet quality requirement.

2. Construction Engineer :
Construction Engineer, as name suggests, is simply a person or employee who is responsible for planning and managing various construction projects and makes sure that project is safe, smooth and completed effectively.



Difference between Project Engineer and Construction Engineer :

Project EngineerConstruction Engineer
It mainly focuses on management of engineering and technical projects.It mainly focuses on supervising large construction projects.
Skills required for project engineer includes requirement analysis, management capability, technical knowledge, etc.Skills required for construction engineer includes leadership quality, planning and communication skills, creativity, etc.
Their responsibilities includes develop project objectives, collaborate with senior engineers, develop efficient methods, etc.Their responsibilities includes create construction plans, oversee engineering processes, manage construction projects, effective communication with team, etc.
Factors affecting project engineer performance includes lack of documentation skills, lack of managerial skills, poor manufacturing methods, etc.Factors affecting construction engineer performance includes no related experience, poor communication, lack of leadership skills, etc.
Its process include regulating processes, allocating responsibilities and making sure that projects runs more efficiently.Its process include designing, planning, construction and management of infrastructure.
Its main objective is ensure success of company in long run.Its main objective is to design and execute processes as well as maintain infrastructure.  
Its benefit includes increase customer satisfaction, improve quality, increase productivity, ensure safety and better working environment, etc.Its benefit includes work full time, travel anywhere, ensure safety, inspect construction site and material inventory, etc.
Project engineer tasks are less difficult than Construction Engineer tasks.Construction engineer tasks are more difficult than Project Engineer tasks.
It cannot handle role of construction Engineer.Its role is limited and therefore cannot handle role of project engineer.

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