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Project Engineer

Company: Grubb Properties
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview: Beginning in 1963, Grubb Properties built our company on principle and took a different approach to real estate by creating housing for those who had been "redlined" from homeownership through banks practicing a form of loan discrimination. Today, we continue to deliver essential housing for the underserved through our full service approach to real estate which includes: investment, development, construction, all the way through operations including: leasing and property management. Position Summary: The Project Engineer serves as Grubb Properties on site owners' representative. This position c oordinates successful project turn over and monitor all phases of the construction project between contractors, Grubb subcontractors and vendors, and Grubb design and end user teams. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and supervises:
    • Subcontractors who are working directly for Grubb Properties; work by general contractor on shell building and site package; upfit work; CM upfit work.
    • Coordinates:
      • With project design team; with tenants and end user (per project manager instructions); with property staff on affected properties; local municipalities; public utilities for projects; with owners' subcontractors/vendors, testing agency, technology engineer, abatement contractors, etc.
      • Manages field operation from job release to punch list completion; generate punch list and coordinate its completion.
      • Develops and tracks schedules; participate in weekly On-site associated general contractors meeting for project.
      • Procures construction pricing as needed and requested; review and approve contractor and vendor pay applications for project; and assist in preparing Monthly Reports.
      • Writes work orders for projects outside the scope of the overall contract with the general contractor.
      • Implements buyers' finish selections.
      • Inspects materials put in place by the general contractor to ensure they meet the project requirements and quality level.
      • Settles field disputes and changes and approve change orders; resolve construction and design issues related to the project documents.
      • Acts as owners' liaison with project neighbors.
      • Coordinates initial meetings with utility service providers and manages providers through draft service agreements through installation in the building. Knowledge/Critical Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • 1-3 years of related professional industry experience
        • Extensive knowledge of building trades
        • BA/BS in Construction Management or related field is preferred
        • Prior experience working on multifamily and/or commercial construction sites preferred
        • Results oriented, driven to succeed.
        • Ability to establish respect among team members, motivate the team, be readily available, be decisive and persuasive.
        • Flexible and adaptive.
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills, outgoing personality.
        • Professional attitude and appearance always
        • Exhibits strong diplomacy skills. Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
          • Works mostly on construction sites, with some work in an office setting
          • Works under minimal supervision.
          • Frequently walks, climbs stairs or ladders, bends, stoops, reaches, uses equipment with hands, pulls, and lifts up to 50 lb.
          • Wears property PPE, including hard hats, on job sites.
          • Extensive travel to and from construction sites. Travel may include air travel and/or diving personal vehicle.
          • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation is required. Benefits: Employees are eligible for all benefits, with the exception of their 401k, after successful completion of their first 90 days. 401k eligibility will start after successful completion of their first 6 months.
            • Free medical insurance to eligible employees
            • Dental, vision, flexible spending plans, personal legal plans, and credit union plans available
            • Over 3 weeks of PTO in your FIRST year
            • Company contributes 3% to every employee 401K plan
            • 12 paid holidays
            • Paid time for personal volunteerism each year
            • Tuition expense and continuing education reimbursement
            • Company paid life insurance, AD&D insurance, short- and long-term disability Critical features of this position are described under the previous headings. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by supervisors to perform other non-essential assignments and duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.


Keywords: Grubb Properties, Charlotte , Project Engineer, Engineering , Charlotte, North Carolina

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