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General Laborer

About Us
The Opportunity

We are seeking a General Laborer to become a part of our team! You will perform necessary work as instructed by supervisors, maintain sites, and clean & organize throughout projects.

Responsibilities

  • Site cleanups, material handling, general construction labor
  • Repair major and minor issues with equipment and buildings
  • Maintain a clean and a safe work space
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

Qualifications

  • Previous experience in construction is preferred
  • Familiarity with hand-held tools and equipment
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Willing to work hard and get along with others
  • Ability to handle physical workload

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Residential Construction Project Manager

About Us
The Opportunity

We are looking for a Residential Construction Project Manager to join our team! You will oversee project planning, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation.

Responsibilities for our Residential Construction Project Managers are:

  • Oversee all aspects of construction project from planning to implementation
  • Allocate resources for assigned projects
  • Supervise onsite personnel and subcontractors
  • Interface with project inspectors, contractors, architects, engineers, city and county officials, and clients
  • Negotiate with contractors to receive reasonable order costs
  • Maintain high standards of workmanship that adhere to original plans and specifications

Qualifications for our Residential Construction Project Managers are:

  • Previous experience in construction management or other related fields
  • Familiarity with construction management software
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented

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Office Manager

About Us
The Opportunity

You will be responsible for the management of the front office and providing direct supervision of a small front office staff. Tasks will vary, depending on working style and the existing workload. The duties described below make up a typical, but not necessarily complete, list. The Office Manager will need to coordinate and cooperate with staff to ensure that work is completed.

Responsibilities

  • Schedule, coordinate and oversee a wide variety of internal/external meetings/events (local, off site or by video conferencing).
  • Documentation: organize any needed material in advance of the meetings; maintain files/record keeping systems and confidential files.
  • Create PowerPoint presentations and agendas for monthly and quarterly company meetings.
  • Prepare draft memorandums, policies and procedures, training materials, checklists, and company employee handbook.
  • Organize travel arrangements; anticipate and coordinate point-to-point travel and logistics needs.
  • Provide professional support to visitors, assist with settling in requirements and greet as appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain systems to organize and manage details to ensure accuracy in all aspects.
  • Provide general administrative support: typing, telephone support, mail, copying, faxing, filing, calendar functions, e-mail distribution lists, maintaining marketing and any other databases as instructed from time to time.
  • Coordinate events including but not limited to: client lunches, networking events, company picnic, and company Christmas dinner.
  • Supervise, lead, mentor and train the front office staff. This includes managing their work load, schedules, time off requests, and lunch periods to ensure continuous coverage in the front office throughout the day. Be intimately aware of the staff’s work load to ensure completion of all daily tasks by end of day.
  • Learn the roles and responsibilities of each of the staff members you supervise. Facilitate cross-training of staff to ensure each position has at least one back-up.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Qualifications

  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline driven, service oriented environment.
  • Team player yet able to work independently, with demonstrated ability to be flexible, responsive and to take initiative.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills – able to work effectively with all levels of staff.
  • Convey a strong positive personal and professional image with excellent standards of professional behavior and ethics.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to set priorities, display attention to details and is tenacious with follow-ups.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Consistently handle situations with tact, maturity and patience, and able to work well under pressure.
  • Highly motivated, energetic and resourceful.
  • Strong customer service orientation; responds to customers’ needs with a sense of urgency, and with a “How can I help” mindset.
  • Ability to exercise judgment in managing confidential or sensitive information
  • Ability to handle diverse personalities.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Excellent typing skills with strong Microsoft Office skills, especially in Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Superior writing skills. Spelling and grammatical wizard!
  • Must demonstrate strong organizational and project management abilities, attention to detail, as well as solid problem-resolution, decision-making, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Resourceful to work effectively in an entrepreneurial environment that requires one to adapt to unexpected, urgent situations outside one’s knowledge base and to problem-solve quickly under pressure while maintaining focus and composure.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and direct others for results as needed.

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Superintendent

About Us
The Opportunity

You will be responsible for managing the on-site operations of projects, directing field personnel and maintaining good communication with the subcontractors, architects, engineers, planners, surveyors, inspectors, designers and clients in order to make sure the job is finished on time and within budget. You will also demonstrate leadership skills and will maintain a safe work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Manage day to day trade contractor scheduling and field oversight
  • Assist team with project planning and developing site logistics
  • Assist Foreman with schedule and oversight of in house self-performing crew
  • Ensure job site safety is maintained
  • Work closely with Pre-construction and Project Manager team to identify and solve problems
  • Direct field personnel to achieve completion of the project on schedule
  • Ensure project is completed on schedule, within budget and with quality workmanship that conforms to original plans and specifications
  • Coordinate and supervise all construction activities
  • Ensure proper signage is posted on the job site, and safety requirements are met

Qualifications

  • Previous experience as a Superintendent in residential and/or commercial construction
  • Proven ability to deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Ability to read and understand Architectural plan sets (all disciplines)
  • Technical understanding of residential and commercial construction including building codes, trade sequencing, and best building practices
  • Ability to gather information, prepare reports and communicate
  • Capable of problem solving and dealing and experience with complex detailed projects
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

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Lead Carpenter

About Us
The Opportunity

We are looking for a multi-skilled Lead Carpenter who will be responsible for carpentry work in the remodeling of residential and commercial buildings.

Responsibilities

  • Reading plans or instructions, finish carpentry, framing, hanging crown moldings, installing board ups, installing window/door casings and baseboards, installing fixtures and hardware.
  • Using hand and power tools and checking the accuracy of completed work.
  • Rough framing of walls, ceilings, and roof.
  • Shoring erection, repair/replace patios, decks, doors, cabinets, appliances and necessary demolition to repair.
  • May also include drywall installation, tape and texture work.
  • Other qualifications and responsibilities might arise as deemed necessary by circumstances.

Qualifications:

  • Must have carpentry experience and knowledge of remodeling.
  • Proficiency in all trades, including; electrical wiring, masonry, finish carpentry and painting experience
  • Must have a strong work ethic and take pride in all work.
  • The ability to work efficiently without wasting materials and possessing reliable transportation and tools
  • Must possess sufficient visual acuity to read building codes, blueprints, and drawings.

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Journeyman Carpenter

About Us
The Opportunity

In this role, you will work directly under the supervision of a qualified Lead Carpenter and construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, metal studs, and drywall using carpenter’s hand tools and power tools, while conforming to local building codes.

Responsibilities

  • Helping install foundations, walls, floors, ceilings, and roofs using materials such as: wood, steel, metal, concrete, plastics, and composites of multiple materials
  • Assisting with fitting and installing window frames, doors, door frames, door hardware, interior and exterior trim using a carpenters level, plumb bob, and laser levels
  • Erecting scaffolding, ladders for assembling structures above ground levels.
  • Positioning and holding timbers, lumber, or paneling in place for fastening or cutting
  • Selecting tools, equipment, and/or materials from storage and transport items to work site
  • Cleaning work areas, machines, or equipment, to maintain a clean and safe job site
  • Holding plumb bobs, sighting rods, or other equipment to aid in establishing reference points and lines
  • Cutting timbers, lumber and/or paneling to specified dimensions, and drilling holes in timbers or lumber
  • Smoothing or sanding surfaces to remove ridges, tool marks, glue, or caulking

Qualifications

  • Eagerness and willingness to learn
  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety as well as ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
  • High standard of integrity and professionalism

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Administrative Assistant

About Us
The Opportunity

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our team! You will perform clerical and administrative functions in order to drive company success.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft correspondences and other formal documents
  • Plan and schedule appointments and events
  • Greet and assist onsite guests
  • Answer inbound telephone calls
  • Develop and implement organized filing systems
  • Perform all other office tasks

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in office administration or other related fields
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • ​Strong organizational skills

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Bookkeeper

About Us
The Opportunity

Our company is currently seeking ​a Bookkeeper to join our team! You will be responsible for preparing and examining financial records for our company.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtain primary financial data for accounting records
  • Compute and record numerical data
  • Check the accuracy of business transactions
  • Perform data entry and administrative duties

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in accounting, finance, or other related fields
  • Fundamental knowledge of GAAP
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented

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Carpenter Apprentice

About Us
The Opportunity

In this construction role you will work directly under the supervision of a qualified Journeyman Carpenter and construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, metal studs, and drywall using carpenter’s hand tools and power tools, while conforming to local building codes.

Responsibilities

  • Helping install foundations, walls, floors, ceilings, and roofs using materials such as: wood, steel, metal, concrete, plastics, and composites of multiple materials
  • Assisting with fitting and installing window frames, doors, door frames, door hardware, interior and exterior trim using a carpenters level, plumb bob, and laser levels
  • Erecting scaffolding, ladders for assembling structures above ground levels.
  • Positioning and holding timbers, lumber, or paneling in place for fastening or cutting
  • Selecting tools, equipment, and/or materials from storage and transport items to work site
  • Cleaning work areas, machines, or equipment, to maintain a clean and safe job site
  • Holding plumb bobs, sighting rods, or other equipment to aid in establishing reference points and lines
  • Cutting timbers, lumber and/or paneling to specified dimensions, and drilling holes in timbers or lumber
  • Smoothing or sanding surfaces to remove ridges, tool marks, glue, or caulking

Qualifications

  • Eagerness and willingness to learn
  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety as well as ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
  • High standard of integrity and professionalism
  • Drug free at all times

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Construction Operations Manager

About Us
The Opportunity

We are looking for a Construction Operations Manager to plan, direct and coordinate all organization’s operations. You will be responsible for improving performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability through the implementation of effective methods and strategies. You will manage a team of project managers, project foreman, and warehouse foremen.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all projects and purchasing/inventory functions are completed in a correct, cost effective and timely manner in alignment with specifications and quality requirements
  • Chalking out or improve operational systems, processes and best practices that guarantee organizational well-being
  • Purchase materials, plan inventory and ensure warehouse efficiency
  • Contribute towards the achievement of company’s strategic and operational objectives
  • Perform quality controls and monitor production on a weekly basis.
  • Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion
  • Review the project in-depth to schedule both crews and materials
  • Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations
  • Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors
  • Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones
  • Oversee budget to ensure the projects stay within budget parameters, carefully manage and adhere to project budget.

Qualifications

  • Proven work experience as operations manager
  • Knowledge of job site safety procedures, construction cost management, and estimating experience is also essential.
  • Adequate knowledge of organizational effectiveness and operations management
  • Budget development and oversight experience
  • Familiarity with construction business and financial principles and practices
  • Working knowledge of budgets, forecasting and metrics
  • Basic IT skills (databases, MS Office etc)
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Leadership and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.

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Director of Construction Operations

About Us
The Opportunity

We are seeking a Director of Construction Operations to join our team! You will oversee project planning, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of construction project from planning to implementation
  • Allocate resources for assigned projects
  • Supervise onsite personnel and subcontractors
  • Interface with project inspectors, contractors, architects, engineers, city and county officials, and clients
  • Negotiate with contractors to receive reasonable order costs
  • Maintain high standards of workmanship that adhere to original plans and specifications

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in construction management or other related fields
  • Familiarity with construction management software
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented

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Draftsperson

About Us
The Opportunity

CAD Drafters prepare architectural & structural drawings for existing or new construction under the guidance of an Architect and/or Project Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Meet with homeowners and Sales and Design Specialist to develop plans and design options for remodeling, custom homes and light commercial projects. Assist sales staff with preparing designs for potential jobs.
  • Application and tracking of all permits for residential and commercial construction.
  • Problem solving for construction-related details, streamlining of construction methods, new product applications, and general code compliance.
  • Meet with Sales and Design Specialists, subcontractors, and engineers, as needed, to determine design requirements and pricing. Assist with pricing and placing special orders for long-lead time products as requested.
  • Assist with problems arising during the course of construction that may require additional design or interpretation of specifications or plans.
  • Provide Sales Department with copies of final construction plans for contract signing and Production Department with copies of final construction plans for field staff.
  • Ensure that the contract specifications and construction plans provide the same information.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date Architectural Drafter procedure manual.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Microsoft Office suite knowledge – Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Certification in structural / architectural drafting
  • Wood framing construction background preferred
  • Statics, Mechanics and Materials background preferred
  • Ability to read and comprehend blue prints and other construction documents
  • Working knowledge of CAD applications
  • Working knowledge of Rendering Software
    • ​Chief Architect
    • Sketchup
    • Revit

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Estimator

About Us
The Opportunity

This position is responsible for developing cost estimates, development and construction schedules ranging from order-of-magnitude level to detailed working cost estimates, based on the latest available costing methodology and data, and presenting the results in a work breakdown format suitable for use by the Client, Project Manager, and project team.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare development and construction capital cost estimates based on the latest data available, as appropriate to the current phase of the project.
  • Prepare production operating cost estimates based on the latest data available, as appropriate to the current phase of the project.
  • Prepare development and construction schedules based on the latest data available, as appropriate to the current phase of the project.
  • Assist Project Managers and project team in developing work breakdown structures
  • Assist Project Managers in decisions on development and/or construction approaches or methods based on information available.
  • Prepare project phase expenditure schedules.
  • Participate in project economic evaluations.
  • Assist in other areas required to deliver a quality product on schedule and on budget.

Qualifications

  • Relevant training and/or certification with a project cost estimating department or organization and 1 – 2 years experience working in a similar capacity.
  • The position requires experience with preparing construction and development cost estimates.
  • The position must have competence with analysis, numeration, research, and the use of spreadsheet and scheduling software (minimum requirement is proficiency in Excel, MSProject) and experience with data-base cost
  • estimating software.
  • This position must be able to demonstrate leadership abilities and posses above average written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to work well in a team environment is also essential for this position.

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Foreman

About Us
The Opportunity

We are currently seeking an experienced Construction Foreman. The position will manage all aspects of the job site including adherence to project schedule, oversight of all personnel and subcontractors, maintenance of reports, time sheets and logs, site safety and quality control, and government municipalities.

Responsibilities

  • Track cost and schedule throughout the life of the project
  • Coordinate subcontractors throughout the life of the project
  • Prepare itemized budget and time line to use as Master List for project
  • Submit detailed daily reports and document progress
  • Keep crew organized and reassure they are working as efficiently as possible
  • Create budget, assist in the buyout of projects
  • Follow construction protocol and ensure all work done is up to code
  • Responsible for scheduling city inspections
  • Maintain safe and clean job site at all times
  • Monitor and direct general contractor along with vendor performance during construction build-out phase
  • Coordinate the ordering/purchasing and tracking of materials and equipment

Qualifications

  • Project Management experience in Residential/Commercial Construction
  • Required to work on field
  • General Contractor License highly preferred
  • Clean criminal record
  • Highly organized with strong analytical skills and the ability to prioritize and work independently
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural and engineering drawings-Candidates must have a proven track record with complicated fast track projects, strong communication and computer skills and the drive to succeed
  • Candidates must be quality driven professionals with strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be proficient with building/construction codes
  • Ability to communicate with city inspectors
  • Capable of obtaining permits as needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to successfully communicate with architects, contractors, and team members
  • Honest, Punctual, Reliable and Dependable

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Maintenance Manager

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The Opportunity

You will be responsible for executing construction and projects and maintenance work. Also responsible for supervising all construction personnel including superintendents, administrators, coordinators, field engineers, craft foremen, and craftspersons on various construction and maintenance projects.

Essential Job Functions

  • Electrical
  • Painting
  • Dry Wall Repair
  • Floor Coverings
  • Ceiling Tile Replacements
  • General Carpentry
  • Roof Repairs
  • Ability to work in Fast passed work environment
  • Must have attention to detail and desire to see job done right the first time.

Qualifications

  • Ability to troubleshoot, install and maintain equipment
  • Must be organized and be able to work independently with no supervision
  • Must have own tools
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Ability to function effectively in customer service atmosphere
  • Meet the physical requirements of the job, able to lift 50lbs