Project Engineer

Created Date: January 24, 2024
Development Program Management – Residential
Leadership: Entry-Level Leadership


This position is responsible for assisting project personnel in planning, directing, and coordinating activities of a designated project, or multiple projects as assigned depending on size and scope, to ensure that goals or objectives of each project are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters by performing the following duties personally or through project supervision. Individuals in this position will be expected to perform additional job-related responsibilities and duties as assigned and/or as necessary.

Essential Duties

  • Communicates clearly and reinforces True North Mission, Values and Vision
  • Responsible for promoting and enforcing safety to all project team members, trade partners, owners, designers, the public and anyone that come in contact with our projects.
  • Responsible for following the “Zero Tolerance Safety Standard” example on all projects.
  • Recognizes change conditions with respect to the contract and immediately notifies appropriate internal parties including employee’s supervisor.
  • Ensures all completed work complies with applicable codes, drawings and specifications, coordinates inspections and testing
  • Assists with constructability reviews and value engineering functions
  • Assembles construction financial data; monitors costs; tracks costs for force accounts
  • Assists in the definition of contract bid packages, coordinating scopes of work, and in preparing the packages
  • Creates correspondence to owners, contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects, etc.
  • Assist project personnel with daily job reports and schedule monitoring
  • Prepares drawings and sketches to support construction work, change orders, estimates, etc.
  • Completes appropriate paperwork for new field hires
  • Ensures correct setup and maintenance of filing system
  • Takes daily/weekly jobsite photographs when stationed or visiting the project
  • Maintains RFI Logs and timely response to job questions
  • Maintains as-built drawings; posts RFI, bulletin and ASI as appropriate
  • Assists with pre-construction activities as needed (construction planning and design; interpretation of design and drawings; application of construction methods; bid packages)
  • Assists in project close-out activities
  • Develops, implements, and administers project engineering procedures and other work documents, tracks, and logs documentation
  • Maintains all safety records
  • Interprets designs and drawings; prepares takeoffs; researches and recommends resolutions to drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, and errors
  • Communicate with (or to) individuals or groups verbally and/or in writing (e.g., customers, suppliers, employees). Maintain relationship to ensure needs are met and problems/conflicts are resolved.

Core Competencies

  1. Construction management, engineering, or business undergraduate degree combined with a minimum of five years’ work experience in the construction management world.
  2. Articulate, polished, and poised – able to continue engaging conversation with others in an outwardly focused way.
  3. Experience working with Procore, Spectrum, PlanGrid, SAGE/Timberline, and Smartbid
  4. Demonstrated high performance and initiative that is complimentary to Momentum’s diverse team of self-starters.
  5. Candidate must possess strong background in preconstruction process, planning, and design phase management and experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  6. A working knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and MS Project) is necessary. Working knowledge of Smartsheet, Sharefile, Sharepoint, Blue Beam, and AutoCAD is a plus.
  7. Proficiency in English language with excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  8. Excellent organization and interpersonal skills.
  9. Position will include frequent regional and/or national travel durations (variable and up to approximately 25%).
  10. Experience with LEED projects preferred, LEED professional accreditation preferred, but not required.
  11. Demonstrated leadership abilities along with an open and willing attitude and eagerness to learn.
  12. Outstanding communication skills verbal and written. Establishes collaborative relationships with internal as well as external stakeholders.
  13. Excellent technical skills. Proficient in reading, understanding, and applying blueprints and job specifications. Understands how to be a builder.
  14. Excellent computer and technology skills.
  15. Ability to think critically about a project while performing assigned tasks with the “End in Mind” to ensure each project is facilitated in an efficient manner.

Educational and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Building Construction Science, Construction Management, Construction Technology, or related area.
  • Preferably 10+ years of related experience, ideally gained within a commercial real estate, general contractor in an estimator, project engineer, or other relative position. But will consider recent graduate.

Work Environment

  • Ability to work inside or outside and in varying weather conditions.
  • Work activities completed in the office and the construction site trailer.
  • Physical demands include walk, climb stairs, sit, or stand for long periods of time & occasionally lift to 30lbs


  • Health Benefits – medical, dental, vision, and 401K
  • 120 PTO Hours.
  • 12 Employer- Paid holidays
  • 100% Employer paid employee medical health care premium