Project Engineer - Southeast Boston
Our client develops, acquires and operates high-quality apartment communities throughout the country. While they are a national company, they entrench themselves in their chosen markets – living and working in the communities where they operate. They combine their deep understanding of each market with 30+ years of expertise and a fresh innovative approach to the apartment industry, to build relationships and places in which people thrive – creating real and enduring value for their residents, investors and associates.


Position Summary

The Project Engineer will support the Project Management Team with the planning and daily execution in the construction of various types of high density residential and mixed use projects. The position will report to the Senior Project Engineer and Project Manager. The position’s key responsibilities will include, in part, maintaining certain aspects of the project schedule as assigned by the Project Manager, supporting the process of subcontractor requests for information (RFIs) and the supplying of project submittals, subcontractor contract compliance related to the timely supply of information and materials including but not limited to schedule updates, pricing, safety plans and documentation, material samples and required submittals. The Project Engineer will also be expected to assist in the preparation, updating and distribution of various forms of project meeting agendas, minutes, logs and monthly reports as required. This position is project based and located in Southeast Boston.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities

Preconstruction Services

• Assist in the logging of, controlling and distribution of contract drawings
• Support the initial set-up of the job management system
• Assists with the preparation of subcontractor scopes of work, bid package development and distribution and the identification and solicitation of subcontractors and suppliers
• Support the process of constructability reviews of various forms construction documentation.


Project Start-up, Construction and Close-out

• Assists in the development and implementation of the site utilization plan
• Assists Project Manager/Superintendent in the review and coordination of the Project Safety and Loss Prevention and Quality Control Program
• Helps organize and schedule pre-work subcontractor orientation meetings ensuring agendas are prepared and circulated. Documentation is completed for each subcontractor including material deliveries, site specific safety and quality issues
• Prepares, updates and circulates the submittal and RFI logs. Coordinate, distributes and maintains logs related to the distribution of drawings to subcontractors and the Project Management and Superintendent Teams. Responsible for processing all submittal data and shop drawings to ensure project schedules are expedited and materials are delivered on time
• Works with assigned trades scheduling and verifying subcontractor deliveries meet approved submittal requirements
• Attends and participates in meetings with Architect/Engineer and owner representatives, provides information and assists the Project Manager in the preparation of progress reports/meeting minutes.
• Assists Project Management Team in forecasting, reporting on and controlling projectexpenses. Supports the owner and subcontractor billings process.
• Assists with and performs various office functions and tasks related to and necessary in ensuring the completions of projects on schedule and within budget.
• Distributes proposed change documents to subcontractors/suppliers and assists in collecting pricing and/or prepares change proposal requests for internal pricing review
• Assists subcontractors/suppliers in scheduling owner required training and documentation
• Assist in the preparation of the Project close-out documentation and manuals and supports the process of collecting and assembling “as-built” drawings.

Education and / or Experience

• Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or other related field.
• A minimum of 2 years of project engineer experience or other construction related trade experience is desirable.

Skills / Specialized Knowledge

• Ability to communicate well in English both written and verbally.
• Demonstrates proficiency using a personal computer and company communication tools, such as email, Internet, and Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Office, Outlook).
• Knowledge and experience in the use of project management and scheduling software.
• Experience in the use of Procore and Textura a plus.
• Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
• Capable of organizing people, tools, and equipment.
• Ability to prioritize, plan and manage multiple activities to accomplish desired results.
• Makes decisions under tight deadlines, sometimes with incomplete information.

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