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DCB Construction is a great place to work. We are an organization assembled with driven, competitive, highly-skilled individuals.

 

Construction Project Engineer

Job Description

dcb is seeking a motivated Project Engineer (PE), to bridge the boundaries between engineering and project management. The PE acts as a liaison between the project manager and the technical disciplines involved in a project. A PE’s responsibility includes, developing submittal logs and tracking deliverables, reviewing submittals, issuing RFI’s, soliciting pricing for and preparing change orders, issuing change orders, coordinating construction activities, procurement of materials, assist in generating and updating project schedules, conducting owner training, and generating and compiling project close-out documentation. The PE is responsible for assisting the assigned project manager with all aspects of a project as directed.

Excellent accounting, verbal and written skills are essential. The PE’s Position entail a variety of Tasks that may include, but not to be limited to, daily operations of field work activities and organization of subcontractors; coordination of the implementation of a project, ensuring it is being built correctly; project schedules and forecasts; interpretation of drawings for tradesmen; review of engineering deliverables; redlining drawings; bill of materials creation and maintenance; effective communications between engineering, technical, construction, and project controls groups; and assistance to the project manager.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The Project Superintendent’s duties and responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following activities in accordance with dcb’sconstruction policies and procedures, or as directed by the Construction Manager:

Administration/Recordkeeping:

Develops submittal log, participate in subcontractor project orientation meetings, communicate and coordinate submittals and coordination drawings with subcontractors and the Superintendent
Responsible for proactive administration of reviewing and processing all submittal data and shop drawings to ensure project schedules are expedited and materials are delivered on time
Participates in preconstruction meetings with subcontractors
Attends and participates in meetings with Architect/Engineer and owner representatives, provides information and assists the Project Manager in the preparation of progress reports/meeting minutes
Distributes proposal change documents to subcontractors/suppliers and assists in collecting pricing and/or prepares change proposal requests for internal pricing review
Ensures all clarifications, changes, directives, RFIs, etc., are updated on the “as-built” drawings and are fully coordinated with company supervision and all subcontractor/suppliers
Responsible for submitting owner required close-out documents and assisting subcontractors /suppliers in scheduling owner required training and documentation
Reviews submittals for the interpretation of the field members

Preconstruction:

Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with project manager
Assists in the development of site utilization plan
Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements

Construction:

Communicate with the PM on all conflicts or changes associated with the project.
Controls project plan by reviewing design by reviewing design, specifications and plan changes, recommending actions
Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures rules and regulations
Serves as the onsite quality manager for assigned trades by verifying subcontractor deliveries meet approved submittal requirements

Technical:

The Project Engineer must be highly proficient Timberline, Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook, Project software. In addition the PE must have ability to read plans.

Education and Experience:

This position requires a degree in Construction Management, Engineering or a related field position with 2 years minimum experience. The person in this position must excel in the areas of scheduling and cost estimate.The PE must also have a solid background in the administrative, technical skills, and be able to successfully handle multiple tasks at the same time.

For consideration, respond with resume only to:

Mike Ehardt

Construction Operations Manager

mehardt@dcb1.com

No phone calls please.

 

Construction Project Manager

Job Description:

The primary function of the Project Manager (PM) is to administratively coordinate assigned construction projects from the start of the pre-construction phase to receipt of final payment, and to complete each project at or under budget while maintaining the quality standards of dcb Construction Company . The PM will be expected to work with the Construction Operations Manager, as well as members of the sales and design staff. The PM has responsibility for all functions related to the project, both administratively and in the field, and directs the accurate and timely completion of each project. The PM is responsible for all project administration including construction documents, cost management, project schedule, organization, procurement and close-out, while maintaining compliance with contractual requirements. The PM shall be held accountable for strict enforcement of dcb policies on each project he/she manages.

Education and Experience :

This position requires a degree in either Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture (or a related field), or equivalent education and/or field experience. The person selected for this position must be able to communicate effectively and apply management techniques in a manner that will maximize overall project effectiveness and owner satisfaction. A fundamental knowledge of contract law and project accounting is expected. This position is management level and requires a minimum of six years of relevant supervisory and managerial experience in order to qualify.

Insure maximum financial results are being attained on all jobs

Maintain positive and productive communication and relationship with owner or owner representative

For consideration, respond with resume only to:

Mike Ehardt

Construction Operations Manager

mehardt@dcb1.com

No phone calls please.

 

Project Estimator

Job Overview:

dcb Construction Company is looking for a Project Estimator to join our team. The primary function of the Estimator is to assist in estimating efforts for preconstruction services on assigned select bid and negotiated design build projects. There is a balance of 95% negotiated work and 5% bid work, presently. The Estimator will be responsible for accurate conceptual budgeting through the final GMP. Emphasis will be on conceptual estimating and budgeting, value engineering, scheduling, quantity survey, bid document preparation, and analysis. The Estimator will participate in interviews and presentations for procuring negotiated work and will attend preconstruction meetings with the project team, including the Architect, owner and consultants.

Duties/Responsibilities Overview:

General:

  • Thoroughly review and understand project bidding documents; distribute RFI’s to the design team.
  • Identify and solicit appropriate subcontractors and suppliers for projects using bid services such as iSqFt and The Blue Book.
  • Prepare comprehensive scope comparison documents for analyzing subcontractor and supplier proposals; build Bid Binders for project executive to share with the client.
  • Perform material quantity take-offs for Division 2 through Division 15 work using On-Screen Take-off software.
  • Analyze all subcontractor and supplier proposals for completeness and fulfillment of project requirements; assist in risk analyzation and work load due diligence.
  • Prepare estimates using Timberline Estimating software & Excel spreadsheets.

Desired Skills and Expertise:

Characteristics of the successful candidate shall include:

  • Self-starter who works well under pressure with the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously, (generally, 3-5 projects at various stages).
  • Accurate, detailed and well organized.
  • Team oriented; motivated to grow personally & professionally.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Enjoys working with designers, engineers and consultants on establishing solutions.
  • Hand thorough estimates off to project managers and assist them when needed throughout project duration.
  • Manage subcontractor database, keeping information current, while continually seeking to develop new relationships.
  • Ability & motivation to communicate regularly with subcontractors, delivering a compelling interest in their work and questions regarding dcb projects.

Education and Experience:

A degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering is desired. The ideal candidate will have between 1 and 3 years of experience preparing commercial general contractor estimates for both hard bid and negotiated market. Field engineering experience, although not required, is beneficial for this position. Experience in all divisions of work or previous work experience with a GC is desired, but not essential. Field experience may substitute education in certain situations.

For consideration, respond with resume only to:

Brian Janssen

Cheif Estimator

bjanssen@dcb1.com

No phone calls please.

 

Architectural Project Manager

dcb construction company is seeking a project manager in the Design Department to lead projects from site entitlements through move-in. Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 to12 years of experience in commercial, retail and industrial type projects. Extensive background in the entitlement process, strong client interaction and outstanding communication/follow up skills with clients, consultants and in-house staff is a must for this leadership position.

Our ideal candidate would possess the following attributes:

·       Licensed architect or in process of taking exams

·       Ability to be a self-starter and work with minimal supervision

·       Proficient in Revit with solid background in building modeling

·       Sound knowledge of MEP building systems, building codes and energy codes

·       Solid technical and detailing skills, an understanding of how buildings go together

·       Exceptional and creative presentation skills utilizing Sketch-up, Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint software a big plus

·       A great sense of humor

For consideration, respond with resume only to:

Michael Bray, AIA

Director of Design

mbray@dcb1.com

No phone calls please.

 

 

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