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June 27, 2017

Project engineer, Cascade Built, updated 6/27/17

Project Engineer

SEEKING Experienced Project Engineer with Great Attitude

The Company – Cascade Built – Seattle, WA
* Mid-size, established and growing strategically
* Urban construction and real estate development
* Builds and develops in Seattle’s urban neighborhoods, building cutting edge, high-performance sustainable/green projects ranging from single-family to multi-family housing, townhomes, apartments and light commercial

Our Team & Culture
* Committed to environmental sustainability
* Values original thinking, continuous improvement and learning
* Hard working, get-it-done attitude, team player oriented
* Positive, upbeat attitude, fast-paced
* Always demonstrates accountability and ownership


The Role – Project Engineer will report to the Project Manager


Assist project manager in

  • Communicating with design team and reviewing drawings
  • Preparing budgets and estimates, tracking costs
  • Communicating with vendors, subcontractors, and owners
  • Conducting project meetings
  • Allocation of project resources, planning and executing
  • Developing, managing & enforcing construction schedule
  • Writing contracts, set policies
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor



Perform or assist in:   

  • Maintaining up-to-date records and logs (including, but not limited to plan sets, drawing changes, contracts, contact info, etc.)
  • Completing request for proposals and bid packages, review proposals
  • Take offs and estimating
  • Developing and/or following a six week look ahead schedule, use to anticipate work orders, supplies, and long lead time orders needed
  • Site visits, document project progress with photos
  • Monitor jobsite safety practices and set project appropriate policies
  • Obtain & post permits as needed for project
  • Participating in subcontractor and owner meetings
  • Preparing and archiving meeting minutes
  • Prepare, review and maintain appropriate project documents (RFIs, shop drawings, submittals, work orders, change orders, etc.)
  • Project punch list creation & follow-thru
  • Preparation and delivery of project certifications (ie. Passive House, Built Green, etc), close out and owner’s manuals
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Computer knowledge and efficiency with Microsoft Office required, Bluebeam, estimating tools such as On-Screen Takeoff a plus
  • Thorough understanding of industry
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good math/accounting skills
  • Mind for construction concepts and ability to remember details
  • Functions effectively as part of a team
  • Dependability
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong decision making/problem solving skills
  • Ability to read and analyze architectural drawings and specifications
  • Degree in Construction Management preferred, or 2 years of related work experience coupled with a Bachelor’s Degree


  • Medical and Dental coverage
  • 401K
  • Paid vacations
  • Paid holidays
  • Competitive wages

Salary Range: $55,000 – $80,000 annually

1.       Please send us your cover letter and resume

2.       In the subject line, please put “PROJECT ENGINEER POSITION – [your first and last name here]

For example:  PROJECT ENGINEER POSITION – Bob Builder

3.       Tell us what 3 things are important for you at your next position?

4.        Send your cover letter, resume and answers to: