Opportunities 2017-05-23T13:26:06+00:00

LOCATION: Canton, Massachusetts

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Essex Builders is a successful general contractor/ construction management firm with over thirty-four years of executing projects across all property types. We are looking for an experienced construction Estimator to join our growing team. This position reports to the Vice President of Estimating and Pre-Construction. The Senior Estimator is responsible for bid work estimates, conceptual & schematic budget estimates, cost and value engineering. Additionally, the candidate must be a self-starter, desirous of position growth and assumption of more responsibility.

 

KEY FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Determine bid work feasibility and win strategy.
  • Keep abreast of pricing and technology.
  • Quantify take-offs, budget estimating and bid work as required, consistent with corporate objectives.
  • Cost evaluation of alternative materials and methods.
  • Assist with preparation of general contracting proposals, participate in presentations, may be responsible for closing sales.
  • Assemble bid packages, solicit trade bids; and compile analysis relative to bid work.
  • Review all final estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness, prior to formal quotation.
  • Coordinate the project cost estimating process with project staff.
  • Calculate material quantity requirements (i.e. take-offs) from engineering drawing dimensions.
  • Establish relationships with subcontractors, material suppliers and other industry professionals in the local market and continuously performs market research on costing and pricing trends. Additionally, responsible for providing periodic updates on specified market costs.
  • Meet trade bid coverage requirements.
  • Ability to provide both conceptual estimates of cost and detailed line item budgeting for projects in various stages of development and design.
  • Assume additional responsibilities or special projects as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Building Construction Technology, Architectural Engineering or similar concentration, required.
  • A minimum of 7 years of construction estimating experience required.
  • Ability to plan, organize and work on multiple projects. Excellent technical, interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Strong computer systems knowledge with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, specifically strong in Excel.
  • Highly organized and excellent time management skills.
  • Must possess strong customer services/ client relations skills, as well as the ability to meet Client needs.

 

 


Interested and Qualified candidates, please submit a resume and cover letter to Michelle O’Neil at moneil@essexbuilderscorp.com

LOCATION: Canton, Massachusetts

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Essex Builders is a successful construction management firm with a long-standing track record of projects across all property types. We are looking for a Project Manager to join our growing team. This position reports to the Vice President of Operations. The Project Manager is responsible for providing overall management direction for contracts in progress and development of new business opportunities relative to particular clients, group of clients or Architects. The Project Manager will coordinate with construction Superintendents on an assignment basis. Successful candidates MUST be well versed in Construction Means and Methods, Estimating, Construction Contracts and Project Scheduling. Additionally, the candidate should show a successful career progression from Assistant Project Manager to Project Manager and have the aptitude and drive to grow overtime into a to Project Executive.

 

KEY FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish the project control plan (job kit). Control the rate of production and quality on all projects, their associated cost and expected receipts.
  • Establish a baseline and monitor construction schedules. Ensure construction schedules have adhered and deadlines met.
  • Secure building permits, licenses, and occupancy certificates.
  • Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on-site Superintendent to ensure building the project on schedule and within budget. Investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts (fee payment, rental equipment, income/expenses, etc.) to protect company’s interest and simultaneously maintain a good relationship with client and Architect. Review job cost reports and maintain accurate and timely indicated cost reporting.
  • Review and approve trade contractor/vendor invoices.
  • Provide Accounting Department input to establish and update job cost periodically, including: established budget, adjust estimate to complete, trade and vendor award information, change order information.
  • Maintain change order log and process change orders promptly.
  • Monitor corporate subcontracting policies relative to the collection of insurance certificates, the release of liens, final payment certificate requisitioning.
  • Process Owner requisition; meet with Owners’ representative to secure approval of requisitions and collection of accounts receivables.
  • Collect trade contractor/vendor warranties and guarantees, as-builts and transmit to Owners as required.
  • Receive and analyze bids, review scope of work with Project Superintendent, negotiate trade contracts with policy approvals.
  • Evaluate subcontractor’s financial capacity, construction capabilities, bonding capacity, etc.
  • Coordinate meetings with Owners’ representatives, Architects/Engineers for obtaining approvals to jointly discuss procedures, progress, problems and scheduling.
  • Assist in preparation of bid day information.
  • Author and issue meeting minutes promptly.
  • Schedule and assist in progress meetings with Trade Contractors and Construction Superintendents.
  • Secure scheduling for equipment, material, shop drawing submittals and deliveries.
  • Assume additional responsibilities or special projects as needed.

PRIMARY EVALUATION CRITERIA:

  • Meeting Owner’s requirements with respect to cost, quality, and schedules.
  • Meeting policy and procedure requirements with respect to project management for assigned contracts in progress.
  • Maintaining satisfactory relationship with Owners’ representatives and subcontractors.
  • Obtain repeat business with Owners and Architects.
  • Current year position key results.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Building Construction Technology, Architectural Engineering or similar concentration, required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of applicable experience, required; 4 to 5 years of diversified project experience, preferred.
  • Breadth of experience in construction, engineering, and project management, preferred.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate multiple projects. Excellent technical, interpersonal and analytical skills required.
  • Strong literacy in MS Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project.
  • Strong computer systems knowledge.
  • Highly organized and excellent time management skills.
  • Must possess strong customer service skills, as well as the ability to meet Client needs.

 

 


Interested and Qualified candidates, please submit a resume and cover letter to Michelle O’Neil at moneil@essexbuilderscorp.com

LOCATION: Canton, Massachusetts

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Essex Builders is a successful construction management firm with a long-standing track record of projects across all property types. We are looking for an Assistant Project Manager (APM) to join our growing team. The APM is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, and managing office project activities. The APM reports to the Senior Vice President and supports the Project Managers. Successful candidates MUST be well versed in Construction Means and Methods, Estimating, Construction Contracts and Project Scheduling.

KEY FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage project and related functions and activities.
  • Ensure project activities comply with company and contract requirements.
  • Provide technical support for construction effort including participation in construction planning and design; interpretation of design; application of construction methods; resolution and documentation of design conflicts and initiation, follow through and logging of R.F.I.’s.
  • Develop, implement and administer project procedures and other work controlling documents, including shop drawings, submittals, R.F.I. logs and schedules, etc.
  • Represent company, project and/or department during A/E, client and project management meetings.
  • Interface with all company departments as required to resolve problems, ensure quality of construction, etc. in support
    of overall project schedule including coordination of field scheduling updates for monthly requisition.
  • Assist Project Manager in buyout and execution of subcontracts, amendments, purchase orders, etc.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.
  • Coordinate change order scope with subcontractors, develop and maintain change estimate proposals.
    May be responsible for 1 or 2 small to medium sized projects.

PRIMARY EVALUATION CRITERIA:

  • Timely and accurate coordination of all Change Estimate / Change Order related activity.
  • Meeting policy and procedure requirements with respect to project management for assigned contracts in progress.
  • Maintaining satisfactory relationship with Owners’ representatives and subcontractors.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Building Construction Technology, Architectural Engineering or similar concentration, required.
  • A minimum of 1 year of applicable experience, required.
  • Breadth of experience in construction, engineering, and project management, preferred.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate multiple projects. Excellent technical, interpersonal and analytical skills required.
  • Strong literacy in MS Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project.
  • Strong computer systems knowledge.
  • Highly organized and excellent time management skills.
  • Must possess strong customer service skills, as well as the ability to meet Client needs.

 


Interested and Qualified candidates, please submit a resume and cover letter to Michelle O’Neil at moneil@essexbuilderscorp.com