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If you’re a bright, energetic professional seeking a new challenge, we may have an opportunity for you. Chapman has positions for candidates with a variety of backgrounds and experience levels. We are actively seeking team members for the following positions. If you don’t see the position you are looking for send us your resume anyway and tell us why you’d be a great fit!

Project Manager – Manchester, NH

We expect each employee to adhere to Core Behavioral Values based on Chapman culture and values critical to support the mission of the organization:

Integrity Stick by your principles, even when it isn’t convenient or profitable.
Excellence Always strive to be the best, work with the best, and for the best.
Teamwork Remember that we can only succeed as a team. By supporting your fellow team member’s development, achievement, and happiness, you are also supporting your own.
Stewardship We have a fundamental responsibility to care for our environment and the communities in which we live and work. They do not exist for our benefit; we could not exist without them.
Careful GrowthBuild a company that sustains and perpetuates itself by investing in long – term profits over short term gains.

 

Job Summary: The Project Manager (‘PM’) provides comprehensive support to the company’s project management and field supervisor staff on designated commercial construction projects.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Generate and track project activities, subcontractors, progress, and changes across multiple platforms
  • Coordinate subcontractor activities; ensure timely completion of tasks and escalation of any safety concerns
  • Track, organize and log all subcontractor documents to include bids, RFIs, purchase orders, submittals, change orders etc.
  • Generate, maintain, and update project directories
  • Assist with applying for building permits
  • Project document control: manage/organize/distribute project documents both electronic & hard copies for field & office staff. This includes plans, addenda, bulletins, sketches, RFIs, submittals, safety meetings, etc.
  • Attend weekly meetings, generate minutes and distribute
  • Collect all closeout information and assemble as-built packages (hard & electronic copies)
  • Escalate any concerns, issues or delays relative to project work, subcontractor performance or other activities that may impact project completion
  • Maintain necessary training certifications such as OSHA, CPR, etc.
  • Complete a 30-hour OSHA training within one year of employment and ongoing as necessary
  • Generate project budgets and proposals
  • Generate and send final construction project bids/proposals
  • Review and qualify subcontractor proposals to ensure proper scope
  • Generate construction schedules
  • Negotiation of final scope and pricing with subcontractors
  • Generate subcontractor contracts for final signature by SPM/VP
  • Review and compile subcontractor change order pricing and documentation for final signature by SPM/VP
  • Work with workforce scheduling to ensure proper staffing
  • Supervise and conduct subcontractor site reviews/meetings
  • Create and properly vet RFIs to be sent to owner/design team
  • Generate project pay applications for final signature by contracts department
  • Follow up with clients on status of payments
  • Manage the financials of a project and create monthly cost forecasts for review with senior staff
  • Review and vet client contracts for final execution by contracts department
  • Coordinate and collect all affidavits, test reports and paperwork required for final inspections/project closeout
  • Run project job meetings as Chapman representative
  • Attend business development events as a company representative
  • Attend project/client interviews as a company representative
  • Take part in onboarding and training of junior employees with Project Controls Manager
  • Point person for managing client expectations
  • Point person for coordination with design teams
  • Provide staff feedback for career development
  • Partake in interviews of potential new hire candidates
  • Foster a work environment open to employee input and idea-sharing
  • Maintain a consistent and positive attendance pattern
  • Perform other functions as required

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATES/LICENSES): 

  • Four-year degree from college or university; and four years related experience and/or training in the construction industry
  • Demonstrated efforts towards continued development and growth in the industry; continuing education, coursework and seminars
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation are required
  • Ability to thoroughly read and interpret construction plans and specifications
  • Experience with on-screen takeoff software
  • Experience working with project management software (Procore, Timberline, Microsoft projects, etc.)
  • Experience being primary contact running all aspects of a construction project
  • Contract negotiations with subcontractors and owners
  • Management of junior staff/teams
  • Experience managing multiple subcontractors
  • Experience managing all financial aspects of a construction project
  • Estimating experience

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS, MATHEMATICAL SKILLS, AND REASONING ABILITY:

  • Language Skills –  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills –  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to apply the tools of technology to carry out mathematical computations.
  • 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

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with CAD and/or BIM
  • Massachusetts construction supervisor license

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The noise level is the work environment is usually moderate
  • Driving or riding in vehicles or extended periods of time is occasionally required
  • Being present on active construction sites where outdoor weather conditions, fumes, dust, loud noise, power tools and heavy equipment is occasionally required

Project Assistant – Newton, MA

We expect each employee to adhere to Core Behavioral Values based on Chapman culture and values critical to support the mission of the organization:

Integrity Stick by your principles, even when it isn’t convenient or profitable.
Excellence Always strive to be the best, work with the best, and for the best.
Teamwork Remember that we can only succeed as a team. By supporting your fellow team member’s development, achievement, and happiness, you are also supporting your own.
Stewardship We have a fundamental responsibility to care for our environment and the communities in which we live and work. They do not exist for our benefit; we could not exist without them.
Careful GrowthBuild a company that sustains and perpetuates itself by investing in long – term profits over short term gains.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Project Assistant (‘PA’) provides comprehensive support to the company’s project management and field supervisor staff on designated commercial construction projects. The PA assists with a broad range of project-oriented activities to help ensure that the project is completed within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters.

This role is accountable for effectively coordinating with project staff (project management, field staff, and accounting) to stay abreast of project progress as well as to ensure completion of responsibilities; includes providing oversight of subcontractors, as well as coordination of design professionals (architects, engineers, consultants etc.).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Generate and track project activities, subcontractors, progress, and changes across multiple platforms
  • Coordinate subcontractor activities; ensure timely completion of tasks and escalation of any safety concerns
  • Track, organize and log all subcontractor documents to include bids, RFIs, purchase orders, submittals, change orders
  • Generate, maintain, and update project directories
  • Assist with applying for building permits
  • Project document control: manage/organize/distribute project documents both electronic & hard copies for field & office staff. This includes plans, addenda, bulletins, sketches, RFIs, submittals, safety meetings, etc.
  • Attend weekly meetings, generate minutes and distribute
  • Collect all closeout information and assemble as-built packages (hard & electronic copies)
  • Participate in PA Day in the Field program
  • Escalate any concerns, issues or delays relative to project work, subcontractor performance or other activities that may impact project completion
  • Participate in company-sponsored training programs, meetings and seminars
  • Maintain necessary training certifications such as OSHA, CPR, etc.
  • Complete a 30-hour OSHA training within one year of employment and ongoing as necessary
  • Perform other functions as required

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATES/LICENSES):

  • Possesses a minimum four-year degree from college or university
  • Demonstrated efforts towards continued development and growth in the construction industry; continuing education, coursework and seminars
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation are required

LANGUAGE SKILLS, MATHEMATICAL SKILLS, AND REASONING ABILITY:

  • Language Skills – Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general
  • Mathematical Skills –  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to apply the tools of technology to carry out mathematical
  • 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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with project management software (Procore, Timberline, Microsoft projects, )
  • Experience working with on-screen take-off software
  • Experience reviewing construction documents (plans and specs)

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The noise level is the work environment is usually moderate
  • Driving or riding in vehicles or extended periods of time is occasionally required
  • Being present on active construction sites where outdoor weather conditions, fumes, dust, loud noise, power tools and heavy equipment is occasionally required

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