Project Engineer


The Company seeks project engineers to oversee multiple simultaneous apartment building renovations and new apartment projects in San Francisco, CA. This position would be in charge of coordination between the internal construction crew and sub-contractors to ensure an efficient construction progress from start to finish. This role will require collaboration with other departments such as property management, leasing, asset management and accounting. This role plays a crucial part in ensuring Halyard’s seamless cooperation with its parent company, Ballast Group.

The Company provides architecture, engineering, design, and apartment remodeling services to institutional and individual clients.  As the Architect and the Builder, the Company provides one seamless process for its clients.  With a track record of successfully completing hundreds of high-quality apartment renovation projects, the Company is a preferred contractor in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The Company seeks to attract and retain motivated construction professionals who love creating beautiful spaces for residents to live and enjoy the local Bay Area culture.

Primary Responsibilities
• Coordinate the activity of field team trades and third-party prime contractors
• Oversee all onsite construction activity to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations while meeting schedule and budget requirements
• Ensure compliance with design documents
• Collaborate and direct subcontractors and construction workers
• Review the project work progress on daily basis
• Anticipate problems and resolve any emerging ones with field team
• Review, manage and mitigate risks to construction team and building occupants
• Coordinate with the design, property management and asset management teams on pre-construction planning for upcoming construction projects
• Schedule and conduct building and special trade inspections

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
• BS degree in construction management, civil engineering or related field preferred
• Bilingual in fluent Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese) and English

Key Skills and Competencies

• Must be a good communicator (written and oral) and must be able to maintain effective documentation
• Capability to think critically, solve problems logically, and make well-reasoned business decisions
• Knowledge of laws and standards that apply to construction such as local and state building codes is preferred

  • Strong understanding of Fair Housing Laws, Landlord-Tenant Law, and experience with projects in rent-controlled buildings are a plus
    • Excellent personal leadership skills and proven ability to build, develop, and motivate teams
    • Proactive, well-organized, and result-oriented with the ability to lead and participate in multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
    • Solid organizational skills including attention to details and multitasking capability
    • Exercise significant independent judgement, initiative, responsibility, and accountability
    • Strong working knowledge of ProCore, Microsoft Word, and Excel

Ballast and its affiliates are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type based on race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.  We are also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

We thank all applicants who have applied however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.