Project Engineer
San Francisco Bay Area
September 28, 2023

The Project Engineer role is an entry level position; you will learn construction techniques and how to work with subcontractors. You will be accountable for providing technical and administrative project support. You will also assist in administration of field office to achieve project profitability and schedule goals.


·      Act as the “information hub” for the project to ensure continuity of work

·      Assist Preconstruction team with setting up bid documents

·      Develop office, field, and subcontractor relationships

·      Participate in Weekly Sub Meetings

·      Compile, copy and distribute notes in all meetings and share in a timely manner (including Owner, Architect and Contractor meeting)

·      Create Matrix of Value for assigned project, follow and run VIP process (track values, define Key Performance Indicators, create and distribute surveys)

·      Learn scheduling, LPS documents and the 6-week look ahead including updates for the Owners, Architect, Contractors and Sub meetings

·      Collect, monitor and update Weekly Work Plan, PPC, and constraints including completing the monthly assessment of Last Planner System

·      Assist with implementing Lean tools – 5S, LPS and VIP

·      Update and maintain all sets of drawings, specifications, and logs

·      Perform regular field visits for safety and view progress of the project as well as assess risk

·      Take and maintain jobsite photos

·      Prepare submittal register from the spec and create a submittal log which is in alignment with the schedule

·      Assist with processing Submittals and RFIs

·      Process and distribute Architect’s Supplemental Instructions

·      Assist with the administration of the close-out process, which could include punch list, warranty collection and samples, as-built drawings and commissioning

  • BS/MS in Civil, CM or Architecture or other degree
  • Construction-related experience (can include internships and school)
  • Some knowledge of construction techniques and working with subcontractors
  • Ability to read and understand plans and specifications
  • Effective written and verbal English language communication skills
  • Strong independent judgement; self-starting
  • Basic estimating and scheduling skills desirable
  • Demonstrated interest in learning, positive attitude, performer and adaptable
  • Willingness to work proficiently, always focusing on the quality of work being performed
  • Sense of urgency
  • Solid collaborator, team oriented and customer service focused.
  • Identify problems/issues and communicate to the appropriate individuals
  • Adaptable and resourceful in a dynamic environment
  • Initiative and responsibility
  • Understanding of Lean philosophy
  • Extraordinary work ethic while balancing the needs of the individuals and the business
  • Strong computer skill including MS Office
  • Viewpoint and SharePoint experience preferred

Salary Range: $85,000 - $115,000

  • You have outstanding communication skills, both verbally and written
  • You are a natural problem-solver with demonstrable initiative, creativity, and flexibility
  • Your organizational skills and attention to detail are exceptional

At Herrero, we are obsessed with finding great people to help us lead and transform the construction industry. We are all about LEAN and we've made it our mission to discover and deliver value better than anyone—we are in fact obsessed with it. If this excites you more than it scares you, we definitely want to hear from you. Our hiring is based first and foremost on our core values. Yes, experience matters too but not at the expense of our core values. Alignment with our culture and core values is the first step in building a success career at Herrero. Below you'll find a list of our current positions. If you don’t see a role that fits your background, we still want to hear from you! Please submit a General Application.  

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