Project Engineer

San Francisco

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Project Engineer provides technical support to and under the direction of the Project Manager and Superintendent. A Project Engineer’s primary obligation is project document control; additionally, the Project Engineer should gain competence in project administration, cost control, and scheduling tasks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain the project document control system. Review project specifications, calculations and drawings in order to comply with the contract requirements.
  • Initiate new Requests for Information as well as review subcontractor Requests for Information. Prior to transmitting to the design team, review architectural and consultant design intentions and format question appropriately.
  • Review subcontractor submittals and developing procurement logs for conformance with contract documents, forwarding submittals to design team, maintaining status logs, and tracking submittal responsiveness.
  • Provide quantity takeoffs of materials to Project Manager for cost control, billing and estimating duties.
  • Review subcontractor pricing by analyzing it with historical and current market data.
  • Assist Superintendent in maintaining project schedule and developing filtered schedules, as well as generate drawings for ease of installation and QA/QC in the field.
  • Review ongoing construction work and maintain project as-built drawings.
  • Review and track project close-out requirements, gather and compile all project close-out documents.
  • Review project specifications and review with subcontractors, such that close-out documents comply with all specification requirements.
  • As needed by project, BIM coordination with MEP detailers for constructability, aesthetics and code compliance.


Basic understanding of project document control, enterprise software applications, budget/commitment differentiation, cost control procedures. Educational and experience requirements include: 4 year engineering or business degree or equivalent-related experience, plus experience and knowledge of construction and design.

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