Project Engineer

Catamount Constructors, an industry-leading national General Contractor, is seeking talent to grow our construction management team. We have an immediate opening for a Project Engineer to work in our San Antonio Office.

We invite you to learn more about our company at www.catamountinc.com. We are a 100% employee owned company and offer a progressive environment where your prior skills and experience will be valued and developed further. Our compensation and benefits package is competitive, offering generous vacation time and a full complement of insurance programs. And because our work spans across a multitude of market sectors, our team has an opportunity to shift between project types. Our culture has been described as a family environment that promotes work-life balance. We hope you’ll take a closer look at Catamount!

The specific job description for the Project Engineer Role includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Purchasing

  • Works with Project Manager to ensure good decisions for the company and project during the buyout process
  • Addresses schedule in Subcontractor Scope
  • Assists PM in completing project buyout within the designated time frame
  • Assists in preparation of complete subcontract Scope of Work
  • Practices good negotiating skills
  • Fully reviews drawings & specifications in preparation of subcontractor scope
  • Understands contract documents and identifies gaps in the documents

Documentation

  • Maintains & assists PM with preparation of Weekly Project Update accurately and on time
  • Maintains and updates Purchasing Schedule
  • Maintains and updates a complete Submittal Log
  • Reviews submittals for conformance to contract documents
  • Tracks submittal process timely
  • Identifies lead times for materials purchases and tracks fabrication/ ROJ dates
  • Maintains and updates Subcontractor Change Order Log
  • Maintains and updates Owner Change Order Log
  • Maintains and updates Lost Day Log
  • Maintains and updates RFI Log
  • Generates Owner/Architect (OAC) meeting agendas and minutes, plus Subcontractor meetings upon request
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of project issues
  • Uses Procore to the fullest extent for every project; i.e., RFIs, submittals, directory list, plan/specification list, and meetings
  • Maintains project document list
  • Reviews project documents & creates RFIs in a timely manner
  • Scribes and distributes Owner/Architect punchlist

Field Support & Coordination

  • Maintains open communication with subcontractors
  • Distributes Deficiency Log on a weekly basis.
  • Ensures field staff has all updated documents, approved submittals and RFIs
  • Distributes all RFIs and submittals to appropriate subcontractors
  • Sets up, updates, and maintains Field iPad systems (Bluebeam)
  • Hyperlinks RFIs to pertinent drawing sheets
  • Works with PMs and Superintendents to recognize underperforming subcontractors timely with project notifications.
  • Reviews subcontractor change order proposals for accuracy of quantities, conformance with contract documents and subcontractor scope of work
  • Participates in Subcontractor preparatory/DFOW meetings

Owner Relationships

  • Proactively thinks about owner issues
  • Handles clients’ needs with a sense of urgency
  • Adapts to different clients’ individual personalities, needs and wants
  • Handles miscellaneous owner requests without objection
  • Participates in Owner, Architect, Contractor meetings
  • Understands and exceeds client expectations

Project Safety

  • Actively assists project superintendent with enforcement of site safety

Project Schedule

  • Distributes overall project schedule monthly (minimum)
  • Will take necessary actions to maintain or improve project schedule
  • Keeps current on weekly job site work activities

Teamwork

  • Shows respect for duties of other team members
  • Supports and interacts with project PC to perform as a cohesive team
  • Supports and interacts with Field Supervision to perform as a cohesive team
  • Participates in weekly subcontractor meetings, as requested or required
  • Reviews project bulletins and identifies scope of work changes
  • Coordinates local city permit and utilities company requirements with CCI, related subcontractors and owner requirements
  • Can identify quality issues in the field and communicate them accordingly

Project Closeout

  • Performs pre-punch list walk thru with PM and Superintendent
  • Makes closing out the project a priority
  • Enforces contract close-out timeline and notifies subcontractors
  • Works with project team in collecting all close out documents

Education and/or Experience:

Four (4) year degree from an accredited university or college in related field of construction.

EOE – Including Disability/Vets

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: San Antonio-TX

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