November 21, 2016

Project/Materials Engineer, posted 11/21/2016

Project/Materials Engineer
Katerra is a fast moving, innovative startup company that is looking for “A players” who are passionate about disrupting the status quo. Our entrepreneurial atmosphere and culture of excellence make working at Katerra highly rewarding. At Katerra, opportunities for career growth are abundant.
The Project Engineer works between the design, construction materials, integrated services and field teams and is responsible for assisting the project team with planning, management and administration of the project(s) to which they are assigned.
Key Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will be organized, detail-orientated, knowledgeable of different building systems and construction materials, a quick learner, have the ability to prioritize and problem solve and have demonstrated interpersonal skills.
 Learn, understand and adhere to company safety policies and programs. Including participating in safety meetings, walks, and other related tasks.

 Ability to independently manage multiple scopes of work – both subcontracted and self-performed.

 Responsible for coordinating, organizing, tracking, updating and/or expediting the flow of information, files, drawings, permits, and correspondence.

 Assist in subcontractor management by helping the superintendent coordinate the schedule of subcontractor operations and logistics.

 Schedule, attend, and take minutes at key project meetings.

 Participate in, and lead, assigned elements of project closeout including punch list, owner turnover manuals and required owner training.

 Participate in weekly planner/subcontractor coordination meetings and track weekly planner data.

 Coordinate and manage materials with the Construction Materials team and subcontractors. This includes the timely delivery, receiving, quality control, staging, secure storage, deployment and tracking.

 Review extra work orders (EWOs) presented by subcontractors and assist with determining accuracy/validity.
 Assist Project Mangers/Superintendents with the creation and management of project schedules, logistic plans, and subcontractor and materials coordination plans.

Basic Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s Degree or 1 to 5 years’ industry experience
 Strong written and verbal communication skills
 Computer knowledge and efficiency, including MS Office and project management software.
 Be effective at building collaborative relationships and functioning effectively as part of a team
 Demonstrated work ethic
 Excellent time management and organizational skills.

Contact info:  Jared Lyons, jared.lyons@katerra.comSeattle Area Manager, KATERRA |

Company presentation at the UW on January 9, 2017 in Gould Hall