Job Opportunities

Chapter members and partnering organizations are welcome to post construction-related job openings free of charge. Click here for more information.

Positions Available

Click on a link below to jump to a specific category. If there is no link, there are no job opportunities for that category at this time.

Accounting Carpenter Estimator
Field Engineer Fire Sprinkler Apprentice Help Desk Support
Journeyman Fire Sprinkler Fitter Projects Administrator Project Engineer
Project Management Sales Site Assistant
Surveyor


Accounting


Payroll Administrator

R&H Construction
Portland, Ore.

Come Work With Us!

R&H Construction’s mission is to “deliver an exceptional customer experience,” and we believe every team member is an integral part of that process. We are looking for a Payroll Administrator that will be responsible for our weekly payroll as well as other various accounting related tasks. We like to have fun and empower employees to maintain a healthy work/life balance. R&H’s culture has led many employees to spend 30+ years of their career here, and we are committed to giving our staff the resources they need to generate a successful and rewarding career.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  • Process weekly payroll, the monthly vehicle checks, bonus checks as needed, and any final paychecks
  • Update and monitor internal weekly and monthly reports – i.e. PTO tracking
  • Administer garnishments
  • Prepare and submit prevailing wage reports
  • Quarterly and annual payroll tax reports and W2s
  • Submit payment for weekly deductions (ie: 401(k), H.S.A.)
  • Remit federal, state, and local taxes timely
  • Prepare and submit monthly workers’ compensation report to insurance carrier
  • Process weekly temporary labor timecards

Secondary Functions:

  • Assist Accounting and HR departments as needed

Competencies:

  • Knowledge of the commercial construction industry a plus
  • Mental ability to conduct on-going interpersonal interactions, analyze and solve problems essential
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Proven customer service skills while maintaining a confidential work environment
  • A committed team player, detail oriented and effective communicator
  • Possess a sense of urgency to get things done
  • Flexible personal style to work with diverse personalities. Professional yet personal demeanor
  • Ability to effectively communicate information to employees and management
  • Ability to interface with and satisfy the needs of diverse groups- executive, operations and our labor force
  • Knowledge of state and federal wage and tax laws and overtime requirement
  • Knowledge of payroll related benefits
  • Workers’ comp payroll reporting experience
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experience with payroll processing and reporting system, such as Viewpoint

Education/Experience:

  • Minimum two years of payroll processing experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Physical Activities:

  • Occasional standing, walking and sitting
  • Frequent stooping
  • Frequent fingering and repetitive motions of hands/wrists

Job Conditions:

This position is 40 hours per week. This position is at the main office. Occasionally there are trips to job sites, safety seminars, and volunteer opportunities.

To apply please visit the website.

Posted 11/29/2016


Accounts Payable Specialist

Kodiak Pacific Construction
Wilsonville, Ore.

Kodiak Pacific Construction, an established construction company working in both the private and public sector is looking for a full-time experienced accounts payable specialist with construction and subcontractor experience.

If you feel you are qualified for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter stating why you are a good candidate for the position and include your salary requirement.

Qualifications

  • Five+ years of relevant, hands-on accounts payable experience working in a construction environment including subcontractor payables
  • Viewpoint Construction Software knowledge and experience or similar accounting software
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Must be self-motivated, organized, and adapt to changing workloads
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High degree of attention to detail, strong problem solving skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision and within a team environment

Primary Responsibilities

  • Daily match, code and enter invoices and truck tickets for multiple divisions and obtain manager approvals
  • Prepare subcontractor pay estimates and lien waivers
  • Track vendor and subcontractor compliance including W-9, insurance, licenses, lien waivers, certified payrolls, MEURs and MURs as required for both public and private jobs
  • Management and processing of company visa statements, expense reports, employee receivables, and petty cash
  • Complete weekly check runs, ensuring timely payments are made
  • Manage and process monthly recurring payments
  • Receive, research, and resolve a variety of both internal and external inquiries, and respond in a timely and professional manner
  • Open vendor accounts and complete credit applications
  • Issue and track company fuel cards
  • Reconcile vendor statements and research and correct any discrepancies
  • Assist in month-end closing, quarterly and yearly audits, or other accounting projects
  • Year-end 1099 reporting
  • Maintain AP and master subcontractor job files in accordance with company practices
  • Handle special projects as assigned
  • Backup phones and front desk coverage

Compensation:

  • Salary based on experience
  • We offer full benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k, vacation, sick, and holiday pay.

Please send your cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to HR@kodiakco.com.


Accounts Payable Specialist

Building Material Specialties, Inc.
Hillsboro, Ore.

The accounts payable position is responsible for all aspects of accounts payable. She/he needs to have a full understanding of what is occurring in the day-to-day operations of the company in order to assist subcontractors/suppliers and project managers with payments and questions regarding payment for work performed on jobs.

Duties

Duties of “Accounts Payable” are as follows (these duties may change with business practices):

  • Greeting people (clients, subcontractors/suppliers) as they come into the office.
  • Processing of the purchase orders and invoices will include: reviewing, verifying, matching and inputting all invoices into company system. Send invoices to sales and project managers for approval signature.
  • Release vouchers for payment, match invoice to checks.
  • Filing A/P and keeping A/P files current.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.
  • Answering incoming calls and routing them to the appropriate person in the office or voice mail.

Supervisory Responsibilities

None at this time.

Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instruction, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Competencies

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Organizational Structure

The A/P specialist will answer directly to AP/AR/contract specialist in regards to A/P. They will also be directed by various people while assisting with certain clerical and administrative duties. There will be yearly job performance reviews done by the General manager.

Education/Experience Requirements

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. General knowledge of GAAP.

Work Environment

BMS is a unique environment with a variety of personalities. Efforts are made to keep interactions pleasant and professional; however, on occasion challenges will arise. Efforts are also made to provide the tools required to work comfortably and effectively.

Salary

DOE

Benefit Information

  • Medical: Yes
  • Dental: Yes
  • Retirement Plan: Yes
  • Long Term Disability: Yes
  • PTO: Yes
  • Profit Sharing: Yes

Application Deadline

Until position is filled

Contact Person

Send cover letter and resume to:
Linda Moore
linda@bms-oregon.com

Posted 10/28/2016


Accounting Assistant

P&C Construction
Portland, Ore.

This position needs a detailed person that can prepare and process a variety of work in assisting an Accounting Department for a general contractor. Candidate will need to be organized, efficient, and experienced in construction accounting.

Working in the Accounting Department:

  • Efficient in A/R to prepare and enter a variety of billings
  • Efficient in A/P invoice entry and payment process
  • Can organize and track high volume of compliance reporting that is required to make A/P payments to subcontractors
  • Can effectively organize and submit a high volume of certified payroll reporting
  • Assist in organizing record keeping for Human Resources

Requirements:

  • Associates degree in accounting or comparable work experience
  • At least two years of previous accounting experience required
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Experience in Viewpoint Construction Software preferred but not required
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management and organizational skills

P&C Construction is a general contractor and an equal opportunity employer. We are located in the NW Portland area. We are a small family environment and offer a generous benefit package for full-time employees. Salary TBD based on experience. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to jobs@builtbypandc.com.

Posted 10/5/2016

Back to Top


Carpenter


High-End Frame-to-Finish Carpenter

Don Tankersley Construction
Portland, Ore.

Are you a perfectionist with a sense of urgency? Come work for a company with 20+ years experience building the most highly regarded, architecturally significant projects in the Portland area. We offer a supportive and collaborative working environment, with a competitive benefits package and future growth opportunities.

At present we are in search of motivated individuals to contribute to our efforts in two separate full time positions

  1. Entry level site assistant
  2. High-end, frame-to-finish carpenter with 5+ years of experience

High-End Frame-to-Finish Carpenter

This position requires a minimum of five years experience. High-end residential, with an emphasis on new construction is preferred. This position could be summed up as job site steward, serving as the glue between trades, filling in the gaps and optimizing quality. The most technical and exacting tasks are reserved for our carpenters.

Candidates should have a robust suite of tools including, but not limited to: circular saw, reciprocating saw, chop saw, portable table saw, screw gun, levels, the full range of hand tools, etc. The company provides and checks out utility tools and more specialized tools as needed. A reasonable construction vehicle in good condition is also preferred.

This position requires periods of unsupervised work, ability to assess and improvise solutions efficiently, ability to delegate as needed, and the commitment to clear and effective communication.

Driving, along with a valid driver’s license and good driving record, are also required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Five+ years of industry experience
  • Properly insured vehicle and valid driver’s license

To Apply:

Please email a cover letter and resume including the job title in your subject line.

We are committed to equal opportunity in employment. We perform background checks and safety training for all new hires.

Posted 8/4/2016

Back to Top


Estimator


Commercial Project Manager/Estimator

Todd Hess Building Company
Portland, Ore.

Company Profile

Since 1982, Todd Hess Building Company (THBC) has simplified the client’s job of finding the very best commercial general contractor for all their needs. Located in the Portland-Metro area, THBC has developed a reputation for not only building long-term relationships with subcontractors, architects, and our customers, but also delivering quality, cost-competitive projects with integrity, fairness, respect and fun! Primarily, we specialize in new construction, seismic upgrades and tenant improvements of ALL types. We also have an in-house architectural team, in addition to a facilities maintenance department that handles handyman repairs.

Job Description

THBC is seeking an experienced individual to join our project management team. Candidates must demonstrate successful experience as a project manager with strong communication, organization, attention to detail, and technical skills. As a project manager, you will engage in all phases of development including working with owners, subcontractors, and professionals to construct projects from concept to completion.

Job Responsibilities

  • Interface with clients, architects, engineers, subcontractors, and jurisdictions.
  • Management of construction projects; sometimes overseeing multiple projects at once.
  • Prepare and submit project estimates and public bids.
  • Approve all project transactions, purchases and change order requests.

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of commercial construction experience.
  • Knowledge in construction cost estimating, planning, scheduling projects and bidding.
  • Familiarity with ProContractor MX software is desired, but not required.

Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screening.

Compensation

We offer competitive compensation with salary dependent on skill level and relevant work experience.  Packages include health benefits and paid time-off including holidays and vacation.

Interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume to info@toddhessbldg.com ASAP. Looking to fill position immediately!

Posted 2/13/2017


Estimator Division 8 & 10

Building Material Specialties, Inc.
Hillsboro, Ore.

BMS estimators are responsible for evaluating bid specifications and drawings, ensuring that we know everything required to successfully bid and win the project. Estimators must aggressively follow-up with subcontractors to ensure that bids are received. Estimators also work with the project management teams to follow-up on bids and budgets to close the business.

Duties

  • Prepares and maintains status of plans
  • Solicits and maintains communication with subcontractors and vendors
  • Prepares subcontractor bid packages
  • Transmits addenda and other bid information to subcontractors
  • Shows creativity and resourcefulness to gain better pricing from subcontractors
  • Submits 100% of bids and budgets by the bid deadline
  • Consistently follows up on submitted bids and budgets to close business

Skills

  • Two years work experience within construction management or related field within industry.
  • Experience with plans and specifications.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects/activities in a dynamic fast pace environment.
  • Superior communication and organization development skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with and manage cross-functional teams.
  • Above average experience with Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.

In addition to the above listed minimum requirements, candidates who poses the following skills, experience, and capabilities may receive greater consideration during the evaluation process:

  • OSHA-10 or OSHA-30 Certifications
  • Experience with Avaware, ProTech, or OnScreen TakeOff Programs
  • AutoCAD Experience; Specific Experience with Division 8 and/or 10 Products

Competencies

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Organizational Structure

The estimator will be assigned to and answer directly to the general manager for supervision and training

Education/Experience Requirements

Two years of construction management experience with Division 10 and Division 8

Work Environment

BMS is a unique environment with a variety of personalities. Efforts are made to keep interactions pleasant and professional; however, on occasion challenges will arise. Efforts are also made to provide the tools required to work comfortably and effectively.

Salary

DOE

Benefit Information

  • Medical: Yes
  • Dental: Yes
  • Retirement Plan: Yes
  • Long Term Disability: Yes
  • PTO: Yes
  • Profit Sharing: Yes

Application Deadline

Until position is filled

Contact Person

Send cover letter and resume to:
Linda Moore
linda@bms-oregon.com

Posted 10/28/2016

Back to Top


Field Engineer


Project/Field Engineer

MWH Constructors
Hillsboro, Ore.

MWH Constructors is currently seeking a Project/Field Engineer to support wastewater treatment infrastructure work for a high profile client in Hillsboro, Ore.  MWH Constructors, the construction arm of MWH, performs all of the Company’s at-risk construction and design-build projects. MWH is consistently ranked by ENR as among the top general contracting firms specializing in water/wastewater infrastructure, specifically wastewater treatment plant construction.

Selected individual will provide technical support to project management and project supervision staff to ensure construction work is performed efficiently, on schedule and in accordance company policy and engineering standards.

Primary responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Assist with subcontractor procurement and management, package development, construction layout, material and equipment procurement, submittal review, manpower scheduling, quantity takeoffs, labor productivity reporting, document controls, material purchases, deliveries and inventory, and project controls.
  • Perform ongoing Quality Inspections; verify all completed work complies with applicable permits, codes, drawings, and specifications.
  • Prepare and disseminate all required documentation records such as materials and equipment submittals, status reports, sketches of work already completed, material requirement calculations, etc., to supervisor.
  • Prepare drawings and sketching’s to support construction work, temporary works, work method statements, change orders, estimates, etc.
  • Prepare/facilitate and submit work method statements, ensure requisite approvals and permits are obtained prior to work commencement.
  • Research; recommend resolutions to drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, interferences, and errors initiate RFI’s and follow through to resolution.
  • Layout and provide necessary building control lines and elevations for accurate measurement and correct installation of materials.
  • Establish and implement office procedures as they relate to the administration of construction contracts.
  • Implement projects controls for distribution and record keeping of correspondence, technical records, and other project documents.
  • Review all incoming correspondence and initiate action on it, record minutes of the weekly and monthly project site meeting, review and process the Contractor’s pay applications, review of the project schedule, process RFI’s and produce weekly and monthly construction progress reports.
  • Ensure Project management systems are maintained up-to-date and accurate.
  • Assist with review and analyze Contractor claims, prepare change orders, and manage claims and change order records.
  • Assist estimating staff with quantity takeoffs and solicitation of subcontractors and material vendors.
  • Work in a manner to ensure your personal safety and that of fellow employees but following the company health and safety guidelines and policies.
  • Assist in resolving construction problem/issues and perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

Education/Skill Requirements

  • Three–eight years of experience supporting heavy civil construction projects
  • Four-year Construction Management or Engineering Degree
  • Working knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings and specifications, building     materials and required standards applicable to discipline
  • Ability to perform trigonometric calculations, either manually or with calculator
  • Ability to assume responsibility, and interfaces and communicates effectively with others
  • Experience working with Prolog or other project controls software
  • Special experience and expertise with water/wastewater projects preferred.

Salary/Benefit Information

  • DOE

Application Deadline

  • Until position is filled

To Apply:

Posted 2/1/2017


Field Engineer

Advanced American Construction, Inc.
Portland, Ore.

Advanced American Construction has a long history of unprecedented, national award-winning success in heavy civil/ marine construction. To build on our past and continue to grow, we are looking for a talented field engineer to help execute unique and challenging projects. This role is a great opportunity for the right candidate who is flexible, eager to learn, collaborative, committed to finding solutions, and looking for the first step in long-term career growth. Field engineers are offered the unique opportunity to get hands on, practical experience in project management with responsibilities on the jobsite and exposure to field operations. AAC takes on exciting, one-of-a-kind projects that require creative thinking and industry innovation. We are looking for candidates who are excited to find solutions for challenging projects.

About Advanced American Construction

Founded in 1983, Advanced American Construction, Inc. (AAC) is a full service general contractor providing heavy civil/marine/industrial/diving/engineering services to public and private clients throughout the western United States. Our team meets project objectives by providing exceptional service, extensive project experience, state-of-the-art equipment and a commitment to safety. AAC supports its employees by providing continued education, offering professional growth opportunities and encouraging promotion from within the organization.

Visit our website www.CallAAC.com for more information about our history, our projects and our staff.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

The field engineer is responsible for providing onsite value and assistance in routine project administration, scheduling, and engineering for a variety of projects in heavy civil/marine construction. This role will report to the senior project manager and will work closely with the project management team as well as the onsite craft foreman and superintendent to plan, coordinate, and manage on-site construction activities and effectively execute the goals of the project.

Full job description

Specific Position Responsibilities

  • Maintain, track, and communicate project reporting including daily logs, equipment usage, MH tracking, safety reports, schedules, and project timeline projections. Prepare regular updates to project budgets and cost reports.
  • Supervise subcontractor activity on project jobsites.
  • Identify issues and challenges at the jobsite and work to develop and implement solutions promptly
  • Interface with related departments including operations, engineering, drafting, and administration to accomplish necessary project tasks, reporting, or design.
  • Maintain site safety and risk management processes in accordance with AAC’s and customer’s safety programs.
  • Participate in professional organizations to ensure updated knowledge of trends and practices within the construction industry.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, civil engineering, or related field of study
  • Availability to travel regionally as needed for business purposes; company vehicle provided for project use
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Clear ability to organize and prioritize workload, with drive toward continuous improvement
  • Willingness to learn and be part of a team

To Apply

Email resume and cover letter to HR@CallAAC.com. Resumes will be reviewed and candidates identified promptly. Qualified candidates will be contacted with details for interview process.

Full job description

Back to Top


Fire Sprinkler Apprentice


Apprentice

Local Eugene-area-based fire sprinkler contractor is for looking for you!

This position is considered a trainee who is learning the mechanics of the sprinkler system installation.
This position may be responsible for site cleanup, unloading, and distributing work material to job site. Position also includes cutting and threading pipe. May install and test fire sprinkler systems under the guidance of a Journeyman sprinkler fitter.

Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Be willing to work 40+hours as schedule dictates.

We offer competitive pay based on skills and experience.

  • Benefits package, 401(k), paid holidays
  • Pre-employment drug screening required

To Apply:

Please email resumes to ajessee@harveyandprice.com. No phone calls please.

Posted 9/7/2016

Back to Top


Help desk Support


Help Desk Support Technician – Seattle

Andersen Construction Company
Seattle, Washington

At Andersen, every employee makes a significant contribution to our success and that contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the individual nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

Andersen Construction is seeking an energetic, self-motivated IT coordinator to join our Information Technology team. The ideal candidate will possess strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, attention to detail, and the ability to function independently while maintaining a high level of productivity. Typical work hours are 7:00 am–4:00 pm or 8:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, but overtime and weekend hours may be required.

Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot issues with office hardware such as copiers, printers, video conferencing equipment, and IP phones.
  • Set up new and existing employee computers and migrate existing employee’s data to their new computers.
  • Creation, management, and termination of employee accounts.
  • Utilize helpdesk system to log, track, and research solutions to problems.
  • Provide technical support to employees in local office, remote offices, and construction jobsites via phone, email, and in-person visits.
  • Order IT equipment and maintain inventory.
  • Purchase and configure iOS and Android mobile devices.
  • Contribute to the IT Department’s knowledge base through research, projects, and documentation.
  • Research and investigate current and future technologies.
  • Ability to integrate and practice Andersen’s culture (Core Values, see below).

Compensation

  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Medical, dental, death, and disability insurance provided the first of the month following date of hire
  • Cafeteria/flex plan
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Profit sharing after 1,000 work hours
  • Bonus program

Resumes

Please send resume to Michelle Derting

Andersen provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, or all other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Associate degree or greater in computer science or related field preferred and one+ years in a help desk or IT support position.
  • Technical certifications are a plus.
  • Experience maintaining and supporting computers in an office environment.
  • Proficiency with Windows OS, Microsoft Office suite, enterprise file sharing software, and Bluebeam.
  • Office 365 administration.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel to jobsites.

Andersen Core Values

  • Establish long-term relationships
  • The client is #1
  • We take responsibility
  • We seek continuous improvement
  • You can bank on our word
  • We do everything as a team
  • We always produce work that makes us proud
  • We do it safely, or we don’t do it
  • Everyone is treated as an individual with dignity and respect

Substance Abuse Screening

Andersen conducts pre-employment drug screenings on all new employees in keeping with our commitment to a drug free workplace. Our offer of employment is contingent upon your successful completion of this drug screening.

Posted 11/2/2016

Back to Top


Journeyman Fire Sprinkler Fitter


Journeyman

Local Eugene-area-based fire sprinkler contractor is for looking for qualified Journeyman.This is an excellent opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills, and grow with a dynamic company.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years’ experience installing fire sprinkler systems
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Driver’s license and good driving record required
  • Be willing to work 40+ hours a week, as our schedule dictates

We offer competitive pay based on skills and experience.

  • Benefits package, 401(k), paid holidays
  • Pre-employment drug screening required.

To Apply:

Please email resume to ajessee@harveyandprice.com. No phones calls please.

Posted 9/7/2016

Back to Top


Projects Administrator


Projects Administrator

Don Tankersley Construction
Portland, Ore.

Are you a stickler and a purist with a sense of urgency? Come join a company with 20+ years experience building highly regarded, architecturally significant projects in the Portland area. We are a group of fun, focused, hard-working and dynamic professionals placing high value on creativity, a keen sense of empathy and clear, concise communication.

At present we are in search of a person with chameleon-like qualities to own our projects facilitator position. The person we hire into this position will take delight in the many moving parts of a construction project. With an emphasis on providing coordinating and administrative support to the owner, office, and field staff, duties will run the gamut of product research to assisting with project documentation to coordinating materials mock-ups.

Below are a few examples of work one could expect on any given day:

  • Attend and take notes for dispersal at design meetings, weekly site meetings and other project related goings-on
  • Assist project managers with budget and scheduling documents and organizing project information in both digital and paper format
  • Coordinate with subcontractors and vendors to facilitate means, methods, and budgets in materials selection process
  • Liaise between the office and field in an effort to meet deadlines and DTC protocols

You will find here a supportive and collaborative working environment, with a competitive benefits package and focus on professional growth.

Driving, along with a valid driver’s license and good driving record, are also required.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume including the job title in your subject line.

We are committed to equal opportunity in employment. We perform background checks and safety trainings for all new hires.

Posted 8/4/2016

Back to Top


Project Engineer


Project/Field Engineer

MWH Constructors
Hillsboro, Ore.

MWH Constructors is currently seeking a Project/Field Engineer to support wastewater treatment infrastructure work for a high profile client in Hillsboro, Ore.  MWH Constructors, the construction arm of MWH, performs all of the Company’s at-risk construction and design-build projects. MWH is consistently ranked by ENR as among the top general contracting firms specializing in water/wastewater infrastructure, specifically wastewater treatment plant construction.

Selected individual will provide technical support to project management and project supervision staff to ensure construction work is performed efficiently, on schedule and in accordance company policy and engineering standards.

Primary responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Assist with subcontractor procurement and management, package development, construction layout, material and equipment procurement, submittal review, manpower scheduling, quantity takeoffs, labor productivity reporting, document controls, material purchases, deliveries and inventory, and project controls.
  • Perform ongoing Quality Inspections; verify all completed work complies with applicable permits, codes, drawings, and specifications.
  • Prepare and disseminate all required documentation records such as materials and equipment submittals, status reports, sketches of work already completed, material requirement calculations, etc., to supervisor.
  • Prepare drawings and sketching’s to support construction work, temporary works, work method statements, change orders, estimates, etc.
  • Prepare/facilitate and submit work method statements, ensure requisite approvals and permits are obtained prior to work commencement.
  • Research; recommend resolutions to drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, interferences, and errors initiate RFI’s and follow through to resolution.
  • Layout and provide necessary building control lines and elevations for accurate measurement and correct installation of materials.
  • Establish and implement office procedures as they relate to the administration of construction contracts.
  • Implement projects controls for distribution and record keeping of correspondence, technical records, and other project documents.
  • Review all incoming correspondence and initiate action on it, record minutes of the weekly and monthly project site meeting, review and process the Contractor’s pay applications, review of the project schedule, process RFI’s and produce weekly and monthly construction progress reports.
  • Ensure Project management systems are maintained up-to-date and accurate.
  • Assist with review and analyze Contractor claims, prepare change orders, and manage claims and change order records.
  • Assist estimating staff with quantity takeoffs and solicitation of subcontractors and material vendors.
  • Work in a manner to ensure your personal safety and that of fellow employees but following the company health and safety guidelines and policies.
  • Assist in resolving construction problem/issues and perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

Education/Skill Requirements

  • Three–eight years of experience supporting heavy civil construction projects
  • Four-year Construction Management or Engineering Degree
  • Working knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings and specifications, building     materials and required standards applicable to discipline
  • Ability to perform trigonometric calculations, either manually or with calculator
  • Ability to assume responsibility, and interfaces and communicates effectively with others
  • Experience working with Prolog or other project controls software
  • Special experience and expertise with water/wastewater projects preferred.

Salary/Benefit Information

  • DOE

Application Deadline

  • Until position is filled

To Apply:

Posted 2/1/2017

Back to Top


Project Management


Commercial Project Manager/Estimator

Todd Hess Building Company
Portland, Ore.

Company Profile

Since 1982, Todd Hess Building Company (THBC) has simplified the client’s job of finding the very best commercial general contractor for all their needs. Located in the Portland-Metro area, THBC has developed a reputation for not only building long-term relationships with subcontractors, architects, and our customers, but also delivering quality, cost-competitive projects with integrity, fairness, respect and fun! Primarily, we specialize in new construction, seismic upgrades and tenant improvements of ALL types. We also have an in-house architectural team, in addition to a facilities maintenance department that handles handyman repairs.

Job Description

THBC is seeking an experienced individual to join our project management team. Candidates must demonstrate successful experience as a project manager with strong communication, organization, attention to detail, and technical skills. As a project manager, you will engage in all phases of development including working with owners, subcontractors, and professionals to construct projects from concept to completion.

Job Responsibilities

  • Interface with clients, architects, engineers, subcontractors, and jurisdictions.
  • Management of construction projects; sometimes overseeing multiple projects at once.
  • Prepare and submit project estimates and public bids.
  • Approve all project transactions, purchases and change order requests.

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of commercial construction experience.
  • Knowledge in construction cost estimating, planning, scheduling projects and bidding.
  • Familiarity with ProContractor MX software is desired, but not required.

Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screening.

Compensation

We offer competitive compensation with salary dependent on skill level and relevant work experience.  Packages include health benefits and paid time-off including holidays and vacation.

Interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume to info@toddhessbldg.com ASAP. Looking to fill position immediately!

Posted 2/13/2017


Project Manager Division 8 & 10

Building Material Specialties, Inc.
Hillsboro, Ore.

The project manager is responsible for various aspects of their assigned projects, including planning, submittals, material procurement, installation/delivery, contract management, and various others. The ideal candidate will be required to coordinate all contractual requirements, design drawings, and project specifications.

Duties

Order/track/manage/follow up on submittals, approvals, purchase orders, delivery dates, contracts, change orders, maintain the organizational integrity of the project and all documentation, and give overview of project status.

Skills

  • Two years work experience within construction management or related field within industry.
  • Experience with plans and specifications.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects/activities in a dynamic fast pace environment.
  • Superior communication and organization development skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with and manage cross-functional teams.
  • Above average experience with Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.

In addition to the above listed minimum requirements, candidates who poses the following skills, experience, and capabilities may receive greater consideration during the evaluation process:

  • OSHA-10 or OSHA-30 certifications
  • Experience with Avaware, ProTech, or OnScreen TakeOff Programs
  • AutoCAD Experience; Specific Experience with Division 8 and/or 10 Products

Competencies

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Organizational Structure

The project manager will be assigned to and answer directly to the general manager for supervision and training.

Education/Experience Requirements

Two years of construction management experience with Division 10 and Division 8

Work Environment

BMS is a unique environment with a variety of personalities. Efforts are made to keep interactions pleasant and professional; however, on occasion challenges will arise. Efforts are also made to provide the tools required to work comfortably and effectively.

Salary

DOE

Benefit Information

  • Medical: Yes
  • Dental: Yes
  • Retirement Plan: Yes
  • Long Term Disability: Yes
  • PTO: Yes
  • Profit Sharing: Yes

Application Deadline

Until position is filled

Contact Person

Send cover letter and resume to:
Linda Moore
linda@bms-oregon.com

Posted 10/28/2016


Assistant Project Manager

Building Material Specialties, Inc.
Hillsboro, Ore.

The assistant project manager is responsible for assisting their assigned project manager in the planning, management direction, project completion, client satisfaction, and financial outcome of assigned construction projects. The ideal candidate will be required to assist their assigned project manager in coordinating all contractual requirements, design drawings, and project specifications.

Objective/Purpose

The candidate will work with their assigned project manager to help achieve their respective project management objectives

Duties

Track/follow up on submittals, approvals, samples, purchase orders, delivery dates, give “dashboard” overview of project status, assist in preparing submittals for approval, maintain the organizational integrity of the project files, “special assignments” on occasion to contribute to the overall success of BMS.

Skills

  • Two years work experience within construction management or related field within industry.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects/activities in a dynamic fast pace environment.
  • Superior communication and organization development skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with and manage cross-functional teams.
  • Above average experience with Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.

In addition to the above listed minimum requirements, candidates who poses the following skills, experience, and capabilities may receive greater consideration during the evaluation process:

  • OSHA Certification; project scheduling experience; document control experience

Competencies

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Organizational Structure

The project assistant will be assigned to and answer directly to a project manager for supervision and training. They will also be directed by various other project managers while assisting with special projects. There will be a yearly job performance review done by the general manager.

Education/Experience Requirements

Two years of construction management experience with Division 10 and Division 8

Work Environment

BMS is a unique environment with a variety of personalities. Efforts are made to keep interactions pleasant and professional; however, on occasion challenges will arise. Efforts are also made to provide the tools required to work comfortably and effectively.

Salary

DOE

Benefit Information

  • Medical: Yes
  • Dental: Yes
  • Retirement Plan: Yes
  • Long Term Disability: Yes
  • PTO: Yes
  • Profit Sharing: Yes

Application Deadline

Until position is filled

Contact Person

Send cover letter and resume to:
Linda Moore
linda@bms-oregon.com

Posted 10/28/2016

Back to Top


Sales


Construction – Outside Sales Representative

Star Rentals
Portland, Ore.

Independent equipment rental company located in Portland, Ore. is looking for qualified and ambitious individuals to help grow business through relationship selling and exceptional customer service.

The outside sales representative will report directly to the branch manager and will be critical in helping the branch achieve its business plan. Responsibilities will include:

  • Establish new rental and sales accounts through office and jobsite visits
  • Increase rental and sales revenue for the branch
  • Educate customers about equipment through demonstration
  • Coordinate with multiple branches and all departments to ensure customer satisfaction

Our sales representatives receive a base salary, monthly commission, year-end bonus, use of a company vehicle, and an expense account. Other benefits include: medical, dental, vision, 401k w/company match, paid vacation and holiday time.

The ideal candidate needs be a good communicator, have strong organizational skills, problem-solving and negotiation skills, and proficient computer skills. A strong candidate would be independent, however would also possess the aptitude to work as a team member. We would prefer construction or related equipment knowledge, however, comparable industry experience and a strong record of sales achievements will be considered.

Background check, valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record is required.

Contact Ryan Adamo, sales manager.

Posted 1/10/2017


Sales Specialist Division 8 & Division 10

Building Material Specialties, Inc.
Hillsboro, Ore.

Working primarily on the computer and telephone, you will be responsible for proactive selling to new and existing customers, converting inquiries received into the business, negotiating prices, and processing orders.

Objective/Purpose

To use your sales experience, positive interaction skills and industry contacts to improve sales.

Duties

  • Write quotes, customer orders, and purchase orders to produce quality sales
  • Review customer quotes/orders and factory orders to accurately write orders
  • Track/follow up on customer orders to provide adequate successful sale
  • “Special Assignments” on occasion to contribute to the overall success of BMS

Skills

  • Two years work experience within construction management or related field within industry.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple customers in a dynamic fast paced environment.
  • Superior communication and organization development skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with customers and co-workers.
  • Above average experience with Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.

Competencies

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Organizational Structure

The sales specialist will be assigned to and answer directly to the general manager for supervision and training.

Education/Experience Requirements

Two years of construction management experience with Division 10 and Division 8

Work Environment

BMS is a unique environment with a variety of personalities. Efforts are made to keep interactions pleasant and professional; however, on occasion challenges will arise. Efforts are also made to provide the tools required to work comfortably and effectively.

Salary

DOE

Benefit Information

  • Medical: Yes
  • Dental: Yes
  • Retirement Plan: Yes
  • Long Term Disability: Yes
  • PTO: Yes
  • Profit Sharing: Yes

Application Deadline

Until position is filled

Contact Person

Send cover letter and resume to:
Linda Moore
linda@bms-oregon.com

Posted 10/28/2016

Back to Top


Site Assistant


Entry Level Site Assistant

Don Tankersley Construction
Portland, Ore.

Are you a perfectionist with a sense of urgency? Come work for a company with 20+ years experience building the most highly regarded, architecturally significant projects in the Portland area. We offer a supportive and collaborative working environment, with a competitive benefits package and future growth opportunities.

At present we are in search of motivated individuals to contribute to our efforts in two separate full time positions

  1. Entry level site assistant
  2. High-end, frame-to-finish carpenter with 5+ years of experience

Site assistant opening: There is no industry experience required for this position, but a more than passing interest in construction and/or architecture is preferred. This position will run the gamut from errand running and job site cleaning to trenching and carpentry assistance.

There will be opportunities aplenty for the candidate who takes the time to ask questions; makes an effort to absorb the resources around them; puts a positive spin on sometimes tedious and onerous work.

This position requires ambulation, lifting, standing for long periods, crouching, crawling, climbing, twisting, bending, etc.

Driving, along with a valid driver’s license and good driving record, are also required.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume including the job title in your subject line.

We are committed to equal opportunity in employment. We perform background checks and safety trainings for all new hires.

Posted 8/4/2016

Back to Top


Surveyor


Lead Land Surveyor

Federal Highway Administration
Vancouver, Wash.

This position is located in the Technical Services Branch of the Western Federal Lands Highway Division (WFLHD) Federal Highway Administration, located in Vancouver, Washington. The employee is the senior survey specialist who supervises and coordinates the activities of all WFLHD geomatics field personnel; ensures the completeness and timeliness of ground survey data for Design, and ensures that preconstruction staking meets the adequacy and accuracy necessary for design verifications. The employee monitors and reviews surveying services performed by Architect-Engineer firms. Also, researches, evaluates, and implements new methods, process, equipment, and techniques for surveying and mapping; provides field and office assistance for remote sensing; and maintains the mapping and control files within the Geomatics Section. The assignments require professional knowledge of highway design and insight into relationships between highway engineering factors and methods and survey procedures. The work requires a broad background gained through professional engineering education and experience.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of land ownership laws, experience making determinations of the location of property lines, rights-of-way, and property rights, and experience in state of the art survey techniques, applications, and equipment as it applies to highway engineering.

Salary Range

$74,950–$97,434/per year

Series & Grade

GS-1373-12/12

Announcements

FHWA.WFL-2017-0009 (merit promotion)

FHWA.WFL-2017-0010 (category rating)

Closes

12/2/2016

Contact

Automated Staffing Office
Phone: 202-366-1298
Email : TRANSJOBS@dot.gov

Posted 11/23/2016

Back to Top


The Fine Print

All posting of current employment opportunities are free of charge to Oregon-Columbia Chapter members. The job postings must be concise and include valid contact information. Job postings will be kept on the website for 30 days. AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter will not receive resumes and/or applications on behalf of member companies utilizing this service. AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter will not perform background checks on applicants applying for jobs, nor on employers posting job opportunities. Employers and applicants are urged to request reference information from each other as needed to establish qualifications, credentials, etc. All job listings are posted at the discretion of the AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter. Job postings that appear to discriminate against applicants due to race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or gender will be refused. AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter makes no particular recommendations regarding employers and makes no representations or guarantees about the positions posted. The AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter is not responsible for the safety, wages, working conditions, or any other aspect of those companies posting job opportunities on the chapter website.

The AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter will not accept resumes/applications for any of the positions listed below. Please contact the individual member company with any questions you may have relative to the position sought.

If you wish to have a position posted please provide the information requested below in the following format:

  • Title of Position
  • Position Location
  • Description/Summary of Position
  • Education/Skill Requirements
  • Salary/Benefit Information
  • Application Deadline
  • Contact Person
  • Contact Information (fax, email, mailing address, etc.)

Please do not send position openings in the form of PDF files.

For further information regarding the posting of current open positions, please contact Karla Holland, 503-685-8319 or 800-826-6610.


css.php