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Project Engineer in Construction

Catamount Constructors San Antonio, TX
  • Expired: 8 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Catamount Constructors, an industry-leading national General Contractor, is seeking talent to grow our construction management team. We have an immediate opening for a Project Engineer to work in our San Antonio Office.

We invite you to learn more about our company at We are a 100% employee owned company and offer a progressive environment where your prior skills and experience will be valued and developed further. Our compensation and benefits package is competitive, offering generous vacation time and a full complement of insurance programs. And because our work spans across a multitude of market sectors, our team has an opportunity to shift between project types. Our culture has been described as a family environment that promotes work-life balance. We hope you'll take a closer look at Catamount!

The specific job description for the Project Engineer Role includes, but is not limited to, the following:


  • Works with Project Manager to ensure good decisions for the company and project during the buyout process
  • Addresses schedule in Subcontractor Scope
  • Assists PM in completing project buyout within the designated time frame
  • Assists in preparation of complete subcontract Scope of Work
  • Practices good negotiating skills
  • Fully reviews drawings & specifications in preparation of subcontractor scope
  • Understands contract documents and identifies gaps in the documents


  • Maintains & assists PM with preparation of Weekly Project Update accurately and on time
  • Maintains and updates Purchasing Schedule
  • Maintains and updates a complete Submittal Log
  • Reviews submittals for conformance to contract documents
  • Tracks submittal process timely
  • Identifies lead times for materials purchases and tracks fabrication/ ROJ dates
  • Maintains and updates Subcontractor Change Order Log
  • Maintains and updates Owner Change Order Log
  • Maintains and updates Lost Day Log
  • Maintains and updates RFI Log
  • Generates Owner/Architect (OAC) meeting agendas and minutes, plus Subcontractor meetings upon request
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of project issues
  • Uses Procore to the fullest extent for every project; i.e., RFIs, submittals, directory list, plan/specification list, and meetings
  • Maintains project document list
  • Reviews project documents & creates RFIs in a timely manner
  • Scribes and distributes Owner/Architect punchlist

Field Support & Coordination

  • Maintains open communication with subcontractors
  • Distributes Deficiency Log on a weekly basis.
  • Ensures field staff has all updated documents, approved submittals and RFIs
  • Distributes all RFIs and submittals to appropriate subcontractors
  • Sets up, updates, and maintains Field iPad systems (Bluebeam)
  • Hyperlinks RFIs to pertinent drawing sheets
  • Works with PMs and Superintendents to recognize underperforming subcontractors timely with project notifications.
  • Reviews subcontractor change order proposals for accuracy of quantities, conformance with contract documents and subcontractor scope of work
  • Participates in Subcontractor preparatory/DFOW meetings

Owner Relationships

  • Proactively thinks about owner issues
  • Handles clients’ needs with a sense of urgency
  • Adapts to different clients' individual personalities, needs and wants
  • Handles miscellaneous owner requests without objection
  • Participates in Owner, Architect, Contractor meetings
  • Understands and exceeds client expectations

Project Safety

  • Actively assists project superintendent with enforcement of site safety

Project Schedule

  • Distributes overall project schedule monthly (minimum)
  • Will take necessary actions to maintain or improve project schedule
  • Keeps current on weekly job site work activities


  • Shows respect for duties of other team members
  • Supports and interacts with project PC to perform as a cohesive team
  • Supports and interacts with Field Supervision to perform as a cohesive team
  • Participates in weekly subcontractor meetings, as requested or required
  • Reviews project bulletins and identifies scope of work changes
  • Coordinates local city permit and utilities company requirements with CCI, related subcontractors and owner requirements
  • Can identify quality issues in the field and communicate them accordingly

Project Closeout

  • Performs pre-punch list walk thru with PM and Superintendent
  • Makes closing out the project a priority
  • Enforces contract close-out timeline and notifies subcontractors
  • Works with project team in collecting all close out documents

Education and/or Experience:

Four (4) year degree from an accredited university or college in related field of construction.

Catamount is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Catamount Constructors

Why Work Here?

100% Employee Owned - Outstanding work environment - Great benefits - Tremendous development potential!

Catamount is 100% employee owned and possesses over 20 years of experience providing construction management and general contracting services nationwide. Ranked in Engineering News Records ‘Top 400 National Contractors’ for eleven consecutive years, Catamount provides contracting services to owners and developers including general contracting, construction management, sustainable construction, design-build, cost estimating, conceptual budgeting, scheduling, and value engineering. Markets served include multifamily, energy, retail, industrial, office, sustainable, healthcare, interiors/renovation, automotive and government. Serving clients throughout the U.S., Catamount maintains offices in Atlanta, GA; San Antonio, TX; and Lakewood, Colorado.


4630 North Loop 1604 West, Suite 130 San Antonio, TX. 78249
San Antonio, TX