Project Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Fort Worth
Posted Date 1 year ago(11/21/2016 9:32 AM)
# of Openings
Construction - New Construction


Role Overview


At Cortland Partners, you map the story of your success. We don't adhere to the status quo, we love outside industry perspective, and we thrive on exploring possibilities and reimagining solutions. As an innovative leader in multifamily, our high performance continues to drive exponential growth – and we invite you to join us on our journey towards real estate excellence. With tools and guidance to sharpen your skills, you can forge your own career path, love what you do, and let it show.


As a Project Engineer, you support Construction teams as they undertake new construction, renovation, and capex projects at a multimillion dollar, multifamily apartment home community.


Roles You'll Play



  • Execute a wide variety of engineering and administrative activities from budgeting and planning to project buy-out and documentation
  • Provide technical support for the resolution and tracking of project issues
  • Maintain project schedules; assist with planning and managing site logistics
  • Receive, review, and evaluate contractor quotations and change orders
  • Manage the plan review and approval process with local and state municipalities


  • Prepare and issue meeting minutes
  • Implement corporate safety policies on jobsite
  • Run the project document control process
  • Process submittals and RFIs — help administer contractors, subcontracts, and procurement while expediting work and controlling costs
  • Support procurement in distributing bidding documents and tracking bidders


Our Vision of What Success Looks Like

  • Your Construction team colleagues marvel at your ability to get things done!
  • The solutions you propose to the daily stream of construction challenges are creative, thorough, and complete.
  • You are constantly streamlining administrative processes, which has a direct impact on the success of our construction projects.


Your Building Blocks of Success

  • Bachelor's degree in construction, engineering, architecture, or a related field
  • Previous experience as intern or entry-level PE with commercial contractor a plus
  • Ability to read plans/specs and to work with budgets
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to increasing overall job/industry knowledge
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and enterprise software systems


The Foundation of Cortland Partners


At Cortland, we create, reimagine, and manage apartment communities for over 100,000 residents nationwide. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, we have communities in ten states and regional offices in Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, and Orlando. From product design and procurement to general contracting and property management, we do it all – to make sure our communities are the perfect setting for living life to its fullest.


Our success is fueled by our belief in a better life – where hospitality is always a given, each detail is worth a second thought, and every open door is a new opportunity to go beyond expectations. We come to work every day to create possibilities for people – possibilities that translate into superior living spaces and experiences designed to inspire our residents, associates, and investors to live a better life focused on what matters most to them.



Cortland Partners is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email or call 404.965.3988.


Cortland Partners is a drug-free workplace.


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all persons hired to work in the United States.


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