Project Engineer


Looking for entry level, enthusiastic candidates with a degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, or Architecture. Project engineers will participate, as part of a team, in various projects interacting with contractors, subcontractors, architects, vendors, and the owner. Growth opportunities and increasingly more responsibility increase as skills develop over time.

Essential duties / Responsibilities

Includes the following, but is not limited to, directly, through subordinates, or through agents, consultants or contractors.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to prioritize job responsibilities and demonstrate commitment and tenacity in following up on tasks to accomplish project goals
  • Ability to build positive and productive relationships with project team members including the owner, architect, contractor and subcontractors, vendors and specialty consultants and colleagues
  • Understands work processes and responsibilities of trades and coordination requirements between trades to assess the effectiveness of contractor-provided CPM schedules and progress in the field
  • Collects and validates daily contractor and IOR reports
  • Reads and interprets plans and specifications
  • Processes RFI’s and submittals
  • Provides initial entitlement analysis of change order requests
  • Reads and interprets project schedules
  • Conducts quantity take-offs
  • Collects and documents field information necessary for the analysis of change orders
  • Develops specific recommendations for supervisor’s review and approval
  • Coordinates meetings and prepares meeting minutes for project manager’s approval and manages the follow-up on assigned tasks by team members
  • Manages the preparation of punch lists and ensures that contractor accomplishes punch list items
  • Updates and maintains current specifications and drawings to reflect changes to the work
  • Prepares financial information about project expenditures, including invoices and reimbursables
  • Prepares cash flow information for the PM and the owner
  • Knowledge of project design and construction
  • Timely submittal of timesheets via our time management software

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cambridge CM, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate based on an individual’s race, sex, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, gender, identity, genetic characteristics, or any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment at the Company, including, hiring, assignments, training, promotions, compensation, employee benefits, employee discipline and discharge, and all other terms and conditions of employment. 

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Cambridge CM
Human Resources
420 Olive Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94306