Cumby Group
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

POSITION: Project Engineer
LOCATION: Austin, Texas



Who we are:
Cumby Group is an Austin-based real estate, construction and development firm. Cumby Group is seen as an innovative, leading-edge company and a trusted partner of numerous private investors and capital sources. The company is active throughout the greater Austin metro, specializing in residential development and creative projects that embody the spirit of Central Texas. The company takes great pride in developing housing for a wide range of price points, lifestyles and locations that reflect the diversity of Central Texas itself.
Position Summary: The Construction Project Engineer leads multiple construction operations for the company's construction projects. The Construction Project Engineer will assist the Project Manager with coordination of day-to-day construction project activities required to successfully complete a project. This person will assist with cost controls, budgeting and subcontractor/vendor management, as well as, engineering designs, technical research, including plans, specifications, and reports.
Reporting Relationship: Project Manager Cumby Construction, LLC

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Schedule support Project Manager and Superintendent in managing the job schedule and determining critical path.
  • Submittals manage materials submittal process
  • Budget support Project Manager in development of budget
  • Buy Out support Project Manager effort to validate budget, buying out and contract the job
  • RFI manage the RFI process with field and design consultants
  • Pay Application support Project Manager in developing and distribution of pay application, change orders and lien releases
  • Information Management - coordinate the preparation of data tabulation, evaluation, and reporting.
  • Assist in coordination of meetings, report production and development of agendas and meeting notes.
  • Contract negotiation
  • Understand scope of subcontractor's work and quantities of materials
  • Field- perform field assignments including problem solving, materials inventory, design interpretation, punch walk, owner walks, work completion audits.
  • Documentation - maintain field notes and photo documentation as required.
  • Communication - assists with sub-contractor and vendor contacts and communication.
  • Warranty - manage construction warranty and close out jobs

The Construction Project Engineer should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:

  • General Microsoft Office Products
  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Microsoft Project 2016
  • ProCore Project Management Software
  • Enterprise ERP and financial software systems
  • Multifamily Construction
  • Logical decision-making abilities
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Proactive Problem Solving
  • Demand Planning
  • Commodities Forecasting
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, expedite, follow through to project completion.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, present data, meet time sensitive deadlines, and carry out multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Effective verbal communication skills with colleagues, vendors, and subcontractors. Must be able to explain scopes of work (RFP) and obtain quotes from vendors.
  • Effective organizational skills to maintain deliverables, analytical results, soil testing and compaction results, and field notes in project files.
  • Effective writing skills to assist with report writing, proposal preparation, and engineering/construction cost estimates.
  • Able to work effectively in group settings or independently.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • You value Execution, Collaboration, Flexibility, Good Judgement, and Reliability.
  • 4+ years' related experience in construction industry
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, present data, meet time sensitive deadlines, and carry out multiple priorities simultaneously.

Cumby Group is an EEO employer as defined by the EEOC.

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