James E. Roberts–Obayashi CORPORATION is a highly respected Bay Area General Contractor specializing in the Construction of Multi-Family and Senior Living Construction projects for the past 80 years. We are always looking to hire experienced, talented and hardworking individuals to join our team. 

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Project Engineer

Job Summary

Provide support to specified Project Managers and Superintendents and work hand in hand as a team. Review and be familiar with all project documents (prime contract, specifications, plans, qualifications/exclusions, schedules etc.). Produce and maintain accurate and thorough construction documents and company records, including as-builts.

Position type / expected hours of work

This position is an exempt full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm, 40 hours per week and may require longer hours and some weekend work.

minimum requirements

  • General knowledge of construction

  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree (Construction Management, Architecture, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering is preferred)

  • The desire to learn and grow.

abilities required

Excellent written and spoken English; strong communication skills both verbal and written; minimum typing speed 50 WPM with intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications, intermediate knowledge of Prolog or ProjectSight a plus; strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail; knowledge of office machines and office procedures; ability to lift 50 lbs.  Ability to read and plans and project manuals including specifications and accurately compare to subcontractor submitted items. Ability to understand and willingness to comply with the JERO employee handbook and attached corporate standards.



Manage day-to-day construction operations at the job site including planning, schedule management, budget control, promote safety and job site cleanliness, adhere to high quality standards; and oversight and coordination of subcontractors, suppliers, and required inspections. This requires thorough understanding of all project documents (prime contract, project manual and associated documents, plans, qualifications/exclusions, schedules etc.). This position requires collaboration and working with project team to achieve a successful project outcome.

Position type / expected hours of work

This is a full-time exempt position which will typically involve 50+ hours a week. Due to the nature of the job, the employee must to available on-call early/late hours to deal with delays, bad weather & emergencies at the job site.

minimum requirements

  • Journeyman level carpenter with 5 years prior experience at foreman level

  • Plan reading

  • Understanding of scheduling principles.

  • Basic computer skills

  • Have a working knowledge and understanding of all the primary design disciplines.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Please send your resume and cover letter to us at careers@jerocorp.com.

Follow-up at 925-820-0600.

James E. Roberts-Obayashi Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.