DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: Continental Properties is looking for a motivated individual to join our team of dedicated professionals as a Project Engineer at our home office in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.
You will work with members of the construction department and other project team members (legal, finance, development) to facilitate several activities associated with the development and construction of our rental housing communities which include workforce housing, market rate and build to rent. You will have the opportunity for career development in the construction department with a stable and growing real estate developer. You will report to the Senior Project Manager.
We are embracing a hybrid work environment and you can work both in the office and remotely. #LI-Hybrid
Essential Responsibilities: • Travel to a specific market(s), overseeing the onsite construction activities for our rental housing communities • Help with pre-con activities on multiple projects such as code review, geotech and utility availability letters • Help prepare preliminary project estimates and schedules for new project submittals • Coordinate plan submittals and work with the assigned architects and civil engineers • Walk buildings and prepare construction punch lists for building delivery to property management team • Handle warranty items • In addition to responsibilities above, manage one project from commencement of construction activities through completion with the oversight of your leader
What Sets Us Apart: Continental Properties is a great place to work, as evidenced by our consecutive Top Workplace awards. Here are some of the reasons that our team members vote for us as a Top Workplace: • A company culture that encourages innovation and empowers team members to act as leaders by providing the opportunities, training, and tools essential to achieving a successful and meaningful career • Industry-leading compensation and benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan options, flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursement, 6-weeks of paid parental leave, 401(k) with company match and company provided life and disability insurance • An excellent work environment with potential for long-term growth in the industry, paid professional memberships and professional activities (conferences and workshops) and a tuition and certification reimbursement program • Paid holidays and lucrative vacation time; half days on Fridays during designated months • Participation in our Building Above and Beyond (BAAB) incentive program that rewards team members based on the success of the company as measured against clearly defined goals • For team members who are interested, informal offsite gatherings and company sponsored lunches on a monthly basis • Frequent communication from executive management, including interactive quarterly lunch discussions on strategic progress and an annual "State of the Company" meeting • 6-weeks paid parental leave with family-forming & fertility benefits (up to 12-weeks for birth mothers) • On-demand mental health support and an employee assistance program • You Belong Here Committee focused on promoting an inclusive and equitable work environment
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and all applicable state and local fair employment practices laws, and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities.
For the benefit of our residents, the communities we serve, and our co-workers, all applicants are required to pass a post-offer criminal background check prior to joining the Continental team
Skills for Success: • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or related field • Ideally looking for 2 years of prior experience in similar role • Desire to travel frequently (typical travel would be overnight one to two nights of a week, three weeks a month)
Continental Properties is a national real estate development and property management company headquartered in suburban Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Founded in 1979 and still privately held, continental has grown from a small company to a major presence in the real estate and apartment management industry. With each project, Continental works as a responsible business partner and community leader. We operate Springs® Apartments, our national award-winning apartment brand with a fierce commitment to customer service. The Springs offers features and amenities distinguishing us from the competition, promoting customer satisfaction and retention, and challenging the status quo in the apartment industry. The development and management of our retail projects and apartment communities is backed by Continental’s hallmarks: ethical business practices, expert industry knowledge, financial strength and an uncompromising attention to detail. Continental Properties’ team of exceptional people, its financial resources, critical thinking and unrivaled industry insight all play a role in creating real estate developments that deliver optimum benefit to our tenants and attractive returns to investors and enhance the communities we serve.