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Project Engineer - Military Housing Construction

Lendlease manages one of the largest portfolios as part of the US Department of Defense’s Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI), a program that provides for the transfer of military housing assets to private sector companies. With over 40,000 residential units and more than 12,000 hotel rooms in its portfolio, Lendlease will finance, develop, build, renovate and operate these sites for at least 50 years. Lendlease creates master-planned, sustainable, mixed-use communities that enrich the lives of our brave service members and their families.



In this role, you will get to work on the project site assisting the Project Managers with the daily management, selection, and coordination to safely complete the work on time, within the budget, and to the quality specified.  ​


This role will work on new construction of single-family homes.




The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work anticipated to be performed.  It is not a complete list of all that may be required.

  • Contact subcontractors and suppliers for purposes of bid solicitation. Evaluate less complex Subcontractor bids, aid in pricing alternates, and initiate value-engineering alternatives.
  • Assist the Superintendent with determining material handling and storage logistics.
  • Assist the Project Manager in the preparation of purchase orders, subcontracts and change orders.
  • Post contract change orders to current drawings.
  • Review shop drawings, samples, catalog data in accordance with plans and specifications, scope, installation procedures, site considerations, and in regards to coordination with other trades.
  • Prepare, expedite and monitor logs for tracking shop drawings, contract documents, submittals, request for information, change orders and other as determined necessary for a successful project.
  • Monitor job progress with Project Manager and Superintendent for schedule updating.
  • Coordinate Owner Furnished Equipment and Systems delivery and installation with project staff.
  • Check Subcontractor applications for payment in coordination with project staff.
  • Expedite and document Owner and Architect decisions and approvals.
  • Maintain and review status of all project-related correspondence (i.e. field reports and RFI responses).
  • Obtain all closeout materials from subcontractors and suppliers including guarantees and warranties, as-builts, final pay applications, lien releases, Operations and Maintenance Manuals, and coordinate Owner Training of Equipment.
  • Assist with preparing the job start-up and closeout checklists.
  • In coordination with the Project Manager, generate project meetings minutes.




  • Bachelor's Degree in an accredited construction, architecture, or engineering-related curriculum; or experience equivalent to a 4-year degree.
  • Some prior professional or Internship experience working on large construction projects, preferably including commercial buildings and highrises.
  • Requires strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and standard construction software applications, including Bluebeam, Primavera 6, and BIM, along with construction documentation management systems (i.e. Procore, PlanGrid, ProLog, or others).