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Project Engineer

Trammell Crow Residential

Position Summary

The Project Engineer provides technical support, guidance and direction to the Project Management Team. This position is responsible for overseeing specific tasks and processes on a construction project, supervising a team of engineers, and managing a specialty trade coordination based on their developed expertise.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Facilitates contract administration, invitation to bid, estimating, and budgeting
  • Supervises subordinate engineers on medium to large projects
  • Partners with Project Manager in establishing pre-construction dates for scheduling of subcontract awards, approvals, and manufacturing
  • Evaluates, tracks and updates project schedules as needed
  • Ensures initial plans and specifications are issued to subcontractors and suppliers as well as on-site associates
  • Ensures materials and equipment are released for fabrication in time for their delivery as required
  • Procures shop drawings, samples, and other submittals per specifications
  • Oversees the RFI process as directed by Project Manager, Superintendent or Vice President
  • Examines all construction drawings and specifications for suspected constructability, potential code violations, and advises the Project Superintendent of such issues
  • Obtains and submits all as-built drawings, guarantees, warranties, and required operating and maintenance instructions as required to properly close-out the property
  • Resolves all punch list issues prior to occupancy
  • Schedules, conducts, and prepares minutes for all meetings as directed by Project Manager or Superintendent
  • Maintains project file system, under the guidance of the Project Manager

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in carpentry, foreman projects and quality control
  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance required
  • Proficiency in Windows operating system, Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local code for Handicap, Fair Housing, ANSI, Waterproof, Environment/AQI and Acoustical
  • Ability to comprehend financial statements, such as profit and loss statements, general ledgers, and budgets
  • Flexible and adaptable with excellent organization and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and management skills; ability to train and lead a team
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to make quick and effective decisions