Lendlease’s Cornerstone Program is an accelerated skill development program for graduating students during their first two years with Lendlease. Project Engineer is the role in the Cornerstone Program for newly graduated college students interested in Construction/Design Management.
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and type of tasks that may be performed by Project Engineers. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities.
- 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.
- Assist the Project Manager in the preparation of trade scope of work documents for bid packages, major material and equipment purchases.
- Participate in the preparation of various studies, recommendations for materials and methods, and cost estimates.
- Post contract change orders to current drawings.
- Prepare, expedite and monitor logs for tracking shop drawings, contract documents, submittals, and requests for information, change orders, and others as determined necessary for a successful project.
- Monitor job progress with the Project Manager and Superintendent, and update the schedule in P6.
- Prepare project schedule with assistance from Project Manager and Superintendent and maintain on a weekly/monthly basis.
- Check subcontractor applications for payment in coordination with project staff.
- Expedite and document Owner and Architect decisions and approvals.
- Assist in the management of the punch list process.
- 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.
It is competitive to obtain a position in the Cornerstone Program, yet here are the minimum requirements to apply.
- Must be currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree program and scheduled to graduate and start a full-time role by this Summer. (Student who will be returning to college in the Fall, please apply to our Summer Internships instead.)
- Must be passionate about the discipline selected and able to make it a career at Lendlease.
- Willing to live Lendlease’s Core Values (Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration, Excellence, and Trust), and our Principles (Safety, Sustainability, Diversity & Inclusion, and Customer Focus).
Here is a link to the brochure on the Cornerstone Program