Project Engineer



Palo Alto-based high end residential builder seeks a Project Engineer/Assistant Project Manager to help manage premiere-level projects.  Applicants should have extensive skills and knowledge in residential construction and project management, with the aptitude to work alongside Project Managers with top-level designers and discerning clients, and manage job sites with multiple subcontractors and employees.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Effective budget, schedule, and subcontractor management
  • Well-organized and documented projects
  • Assistance with timely and accurate estimates
  • Project development and subcontractor/vendor contract and invoice management
  • Effective support of project teams

Desired skills:

  • Construction management education
  • Knowledge of residential construction trades, techniques, methods, tools, equipment and materials
  • Proficiency at reading and understanding plans and specifications
  • Effective management of job budgets
  • Effective management of subcontractor/vendor contracts and invoices
  • Ability to set and adhere to schedules
  • Proficiency with project management, scheduling software and other software:
    • Microsoft Word/Excel/Project, Google SketchUp, Google Drive, and Blue Beam
  • Ability to develop spreadsheets, meeting agendas, meeting minutes, project schedules, daily logs, track project budgets
  • Clear communication with home owners, architects, engineers, designers, subcontractors, and employees

Desired Attributes:

  • Passion for construction and design
  • Strong people skills
  • Results-orientation and initiative
  • High-level attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize job duties and multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Commitment to customer satisfaction, quality work, and safety
  • Desire for a long-term position with a great company
  • Professional attitude and appearance at all times

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Medical, 401(K), paid vacation


Please email your resume and a brief description of why you think you are a good fit for NorthWall, and we will respond quickly.  Thanks!


Back to Careers