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About Jostin Construction

Jostin Construction was founded in 1998. Our organization is driven by our “WHY” statement –To create and provide a diversity of opportunities for all. For twenty years, this purpose has guided our work, how we run our business, how we engage with the community deeply and genuinely and most importantly, how we support and develop our employees, many of whom have been with us from the beginning.

As a growing firm of over 80 team members, we are proud to have built our business in concrete construction, general trades, construction management, and general construction, servicing our clients in commercial building remodels and new construction.

Our prized culture is entrenched in our Jostin Values:

  • Diversity Wins
  • All in, All the time
  • The Golden Rule
  • The Best at Getting Better
  • Good Old-Fashioned Ridiculous Fun
  • Go First

 Our values represent who we are, how we work, and how we engage with others.

Construction Accountant

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About Jostin Construction

Jostin Construction was founded in 1998. Our organization is driven by our “WHY” statement -To
create and provide a diversity of opportunities for all. For over twenty-three years, this
purpose has guided our work, how we run our business, how we engage with the community
deeply and genuinely and most importantly, how we support and develop our employees, many
of whom have been with us from the beginning.

As a growing firm of over 80 team members, we are proud to have built our business in
concrete construction, general trades, construction management, and general construction,
servicing our clients in commercial building remodels and new construction.

Our prized culture is entrenched in our Jostin Values:

• Diversity Wins
• All in, All the time
• The Golden Rule
• The Best at Getting Better
• Good Old-Fashioned Ridiculous Fun
• Go First

Our values represent who we are, how we work, and how we engage with others.

Summary of Duties:

Reporting to the Accounting Manager and working directly with Project Managers, the
Construction Accountant will maintain accurate and timely information reporting for accounts
payable, field payroll, and project reporting. This will include assisting with project setup and
maintenance, job cost tracking, customer collection, research and communication with project
managers on project status, payment approvals and payroll approvals for multiple projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Process all accounts payable and payments to vendors as directed by the Accounting
Manager.
• Process field payroll weekly.
• Assist with weekly preparation of Work-In-Process reports for Operations.
• Process all job cost reporting as required by project specific contracts as it relates to
accounting and payroll.
• Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

• Knowledge of construction accounting computer programs and software a plus.
• Firm grasp of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
• Solid communications skills both written and verbal.
• Ability to apply critical thinking to manage through complex decisions and judgments.
• The ability to develop and maintain positive internal and external collaborative
relationships.
• Keenly aware of details.
• Excellent data entry skills.
• Willingness to learn and grow.

Experience & Other Requirements:

• Minimum 2-3 years of accounting experience preferred
• Associates degree in Accounting a plus
• Values the opportunity to work with a diverse and inclusive workforce.
• Ability to work independently within remote work environments.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office.
• Accounting Software (Computerease is a plus)

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Construction General Manager

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Summary of Duties:

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the General Manager is responsible for carrying out
Jostin’s strategic plan through overseeing operations, developing functional roles and assigning
responsibilities. The General Manager will manage the Field Operations Manager, project
managers and project engineers, role modelling a safety culture, ensuring quality and
production, managing on-the-job training, and nurturing solid customer relationships. The
General Manager will collaborate with the Chief Operating Officer, and broadly, with
subcontractors and other operations stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and analyze budgets incorporating job costs.
  • Manage overall division profit and loss.
  • Simultaneously handle multiple priorities, duties, projects and deadlines.
  • Perform root cause analysis, prepare and implement action plans, and lead
    improvement initiative.
  • Build strategic partnerships, lead safety excellence, demonstrate the Jostin “WHY” and
    lead service excellence.
  • Communicate with high impact, and effectively influence others.
  • Lead teams, delegate, empower, coach, and drive innovation and change.
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of project managers to facilitate and expedite the
    project schedule.

Skills and Qualifications:

  •  Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning,
    resource allocation, production methods and coordination of people and resources.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing client services. This includes client
    needs assessments, meeting quality standards for service, and evaluation of client
    satisfaction.
  •  Knowledge of construction industry practices, materials, methods and tools involved in
    construction.
  • Self-directed manager with the ability to manage multiple construction sites for long
    periods of time and adapt to change.
  • Knowledge of high standards resulting in good work quality and effective production
    rates.
  • Ability to identify, lead, motivate, direct, and develop people as they work, identifying the
    strengths of each person and placing her/him in a position to perform at her/his best.
  • The skill to provide guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting
    performance standards and monitoring job site performance.
  • The ability to work collaboratively with others maintaining a positive working relationship
    with subcontractors, vendors and Jostin team members.
  • The ability to manage conflict and problem-solve complex issues.
  • Proven ability to grow a business or division through a focus on operating excellence
    and cost control.
  • Consistently demonstrating high ethical standards with a “lead by example” attitude.
  • Strong strategic decision making, leadership, execution and communication skills.
  • Understanding of project accounting and controls.
  • Solid understanding of risk assessment and mitigation.

Experience & Other Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management
  • 10 years of relevant construction experience
  • 3+ years of building, leading and managing construction teams

Timeline & Recruitment Process:

  • 9/22/2021- 10/15/2021 Recruitment of potential candidates for General Manager
  • Week of 10/18/2021 Phase 1: Interviews
  • Week of 10/25/2021 Phase 2: Interviews with top three candidates
  • Week of 11/1/2021 Phase 3: Meet/greet with key leadership team

Important Notes:

  • The recruitment process, position description, dates and processes may be adjusted as
    needed
  • Phase 1 Interviews may be via video conference using the Microsoft Teams platform

Cover Letter & Resume Submission Instructions

  • All candidates’ interest and submission will be held in confidence
  • Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume (Microsoft Word
    document only) to: GMsearch@jostinconstruction.com
  • All candidates’ cover letters and resumes will be carefully reviewed. Only those
    candidates who will be invited to Phase I interviews will receive a communication

Thank you for your interest in growing with Jostin Construction and driving our purpose

General Construction Project Manager

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SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Reporting to the Division Vice President of Operations (General Contruction), the Project Manager is responsible for all facets of project management including the budgeting, scheduling, tracking, procurement, document control. quality, and the managing of multiple Concrete/General Contracting projects. Duties include the coordinating, and integration of multiple projects, and collaboration of people, suppliers, and stakeholders. This role is based out of Lexington but will need to travel to Cincinnati up to two days per week.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Manage all construction activities coordinating work and schedules with division leaders and the project team
  • Evaluate and determine appropriate construction methods and strategy employing the most cost-effective plan and schedule
  • Review drawings and specifications, monitor progress, and ensure compliance with plans and schedules
  • Assist with the preparation of competitive job estimates by interpreting drawings and bid documents
  • Assist with, develop, and write sub-contracts and purchase orders as required.
  • Establish, track, and manage project schedule ensuring critical path requirements are achieved
  • Manage submittal process, ensuring that all submittal information is reviewed and routed for necessary approval
  • Ensure project financial success by establishing and managing project budgets; prepare and report on job cost, actively working to ensure project profitability
  • Work closely with operations management and Field Operations Manager regarding resources required to meet project schedule
  • Assist with safety compliance
  • Ensure all project and payroll financial documentation is submitted timely throughout the work week
  • Weekly site visits to project jobsites for coordination with project Superintendent
  • Primary point of contact and management of site Superintendent for your assigned projects
  • Direct communication with project Owners, Construction Managers and project teams.
  • Responsible to attend onsite coordination meetings and project specific meetings

 SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The ability to read and understand construction drawings, specifications, contracts, manuals, technical correspondence, and written instructions
  • Knowledge of construction computer programs and software
  • Experience in contracts and construction procurement process
  • Firm grasp of job estimates components, the drawings, and specifications to properly relate back to the estimate
  • Understanding of full lifecycle of contracts from initial award through contract closeout.
  • Knowledge of workforce planning and manpower resource allocating
  • Solid communications skills to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions and summaries
  • Organization skills to coordinate and integrate projects, people, suppliers, and stakeholders
  • The ability to develop and maintain positive internal and external collaborative relationships with local community/cultural organizations
  • The ability to be extremely observant with strict attention to detail
  • The ability to determine alternative work methods as needed
  • Superior communication skills and proven record of delivering exceptional customer service and ability to negotiate
  • Keenly aware of details

EXPERIENCE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent in Construction Management
  • Minimum 5 years project management experience working in commercial construction concrete projects
  • Capable of working with a diverse workforce
  • Ability to work independently within remote work environments
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of construction management programs (Procore is a plus)
  • Proficient in accounting Software (Computerease is a plus)
  • Valid drivers’ license with the ability to be underwritten by Jostin insurance
  • Travel is required
  • OSHA 10/30 is a plus
  • COVID vaccination is required

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