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Building Inspector


Senior Building Inspector

City of Gresham Building Division
Gresham, Oregon

Description/Summary of Position

The Gresham Building Division is expanding its team of professionals with a number of different positions. This expanded team will support the growing business needs of the Gresham Community and surrounding areas. The new senior building inspector (Building Inspector III) position will provide leadership and support to a team of building inspectors. The team works together assuring buildings and structures meet compliance for the safety of the public. We are looking for individuals who want to work in a collaborative team environment, that naturally utilize their critical thinking skills while working independently.

This position provides a standard Monday–Friday work schedule, ongoing training and career development, a competitive salary, paid time off program, comprehensive benefit and retirement package, union representation, and a collaborative and supportive work environment.

We invite those interested in learning more about the Building Division and the City of Gresham as an employer, to an informative presentation followed by an open reception for questions you might have of the Building Division staff on Wednesday, April 5, 5:30–7:00 pm at the Gresham City Hall, 1333 NE Eastman Parkway, Gresham, Ore.

We offer a robust benefit package that includes several options of medical/vision and dental plans, with minimal employee premium contribution. The City participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), and pays for the full contribution. This position is represented by the Teamster’s Local 223. Employees earn paid time off and sick leave monthly, in addition to paid holidays throughout the calendar year. As a senior building inspector (Building Inspector III), you will enjoy a standardized schedule Monday through Friday.

Gresham is a diverse community rich in history and natural beauty. The fourth largest city in the state of Oregon, Gresham has grown from a rural, farming community to an urban area with a high quality of life for its residents and business community. Our diverse and growing population includes young professionals, growing families, new immigrant communities and long-time residents. Our residents and visitors enjoy the city’s unparalleled natural beauty in our 23 city parks, 15 miles of trails and 942 acres of open space, as well as a temperate year-round climate. Less than an hour away, the Mt. Hood National Forest and Columbia River Gorge offer fun weekend getaways for skiing, hiking, wind surfing, fishing, camping and more. To review the full job description and apply online, visit: www.GreshamOregon.gov/jobs

Education/Skill Requirements

Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. Education and experience requirements are determined by the state certification or ICC requirements.

Licenses, Certificates, and Other Requirements

All certifications listed below are assumed to be active and issued by ICC. Alternatively, incumbents may qualify if they have active State of Oregon Certifications in equivalent areas.

Required at Time of Hire

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • At least one Oregon A-Level Certification or equivalent ICC Commercial Certification and at least three years of progressively responsible jurisdictional work experience, or
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or other construction related field, or
  • At least five years of progressive leadership responsibilities in the construction field related to project management and/or superintendent responsibilities.

Required Within 30 Days of Hire

  • Oregon Inspector Certification (OIC)

Required Within Six Months of Hire

  • Oregon Structural Inspector A-Level (SIA) or ICC Commercial Building Inspector (ICC B2)
  • Oregon Residential Structural Inspector (CAS) or ICC Residential Building Inspector (ICC B1) and ICC Residential Mechanical Inspector (ICC M1)
  • Oregon Mechanical Inspector A-Level (MIA) or ICC Commercial Mechanical Inspector (ICC M2)

Required Within 12 Months of Hire:

  • Oregon Residential Plans Examiner (CAX) or ICC Residential Plans Examiner (ICC R3)
  • Oregon Structural Plans Examiner A-Level (PEA) or ICC Building Plans Examiner (ICC B3)

A Senior Building Inspector (Building Inspector III) is eligible for additional certification pay.

Salary/Benefit Information

$5,600–$7,154/month plus full medical, vision, and dental coverage.

Application Deadline

April 24, 2017

Contact Person

Cathi Forsythe
Fax: 503-665-4553
Email: HR@GreshamOregon.gov
Mailing address: 1333 NW Eastman Pkwy, Gresham, OR 97030

All candidates are required to complete an online application including resume and cover letter in order to be considered.

Posted 4/4/2017

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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


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

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Grade Checkers


Grade Checkers

Kodiak Pacific Construction
Tualatin, Ore.

We offer competitive wages and benefits. Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and pre-employment drug testing required.

Applications

Apply in person at 10940 SW Clutter Rd, Sherwood, OR 97140, or request a job application by email to Keisha@kodiakco.com.

We, Kodiak Pacific Construction conform to all the laws, statues, and regulation concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply for all of our job openings. Kodiak is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without any regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer OCCB #53583

Posted 1/16/2017

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Instructors


Laborers Trade Instructor

Northwest College of Construction
Portland, Ore.

The Northwest College of Construction (NWCOC) has an immediate opening for a Laborers Level 2 Instructor. This is a part-time position, typically one four-hour night per week (currently Tuesdays) and one Friday and Saturday per month (approximately 15 hours). The position will be to work as a classroom assistant for the remainder of the current school year and begin teaching in September 2017.

Specific Requirements of This Position

  • Experience in heavy/highway construction
  • Dirt and utility experience
  • Pipelaying experience is required
  • Required Skills, Abilities, Knowledge and Expertise
  • Proof of completion from high school or equivalent (GED)
  • Proof of journey level experience for a minimum of three years in the trade

Organizational skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Prior teaching experience is preferred but not required
  • Preference is given to graduates of approved apprenticeship programs
  • Attendance at instructor meetings is required
  • Unpaid attendance at an Instructor Certification Training Program two-day class is required

For consideration, respond to this posting with an attached resume, cover letter and three professional references to LaurieE@nwcoc.com. Only applicant responses as stated will be considered.

Posted 4/4/2017

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Laborers


General Laborers

Kodiak Pacific Construction
Tualatin, Ore.

We offer competitive wages and benefits. Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and pre-employment drug testing required.

Applications

Apply in person at 10940 SW Clutter Rd, Sherwood, OR 97140, or request a job application by email to Keisha@kodiakco.com.

We, Kodiak Pacific Construction conform to all the laws, statues, and regulation concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply for all of our job openings. Kodiak is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without any regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer OCCB #53583

Posted 3/16/2017

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Pipe Layers


Pipe Layers

Kodiak Pacific Construction
Tualatin, Ore.

We offer competitive wages and benefits. Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and pre-employment drug testing required.

Applications

Apply in person at 10940 SW Clutter Rd, Sherwood, OR 97140, or request a job application by email to Keisha@kodiakco.com.

We, Kodiak Pacific Construction conform to all the laws, statues, and regulation concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply for all of our job openings. Kodiak is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without any regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer OCCB #53583

Posted 3/16/2017

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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

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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

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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

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Superintendent


Project Superintendent/Foreman

Kodiak Pacific Construction
Tualatin, Ore.

Project superintendents work with project managers in the planning, coordinating, implementing and monitoring of construction activities on our projects. Must assume a leadership role in managing the daily site operations to see it is performed safely and in accordance with the plans, specifications, schedule.

Location

Metro Area

We offer competitive wages and benefits. Valid driver’s license and pre-employment drug testing required.

Applications

Apply in person at 10940 SW Clutter Rd, Sherwood, OR 97140, or by email to Keisha@kodiakco.com or by fax 503-682-3777.

Kodiak Pacific Construction conforms to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply for all of our job openings. Kodiak is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without any regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

EEO/AA and M/F.  VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

OCCB #53583.

Posted 3/16/2017

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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.

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  • 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.)

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


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