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Office Job Openings

Jostin Construction is an employer of choice seeking to employ individuals eager to advance the business of construction. Office professionals play a vital role in the success of the organization by strategically partnering with our field professionals and working together as a unified team.

We invite you to “WHY” with us!

Assistant Project Engineer - Pathway to Leadership Program

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Summary of Duties:

This position will give someone with interest in the construction industry an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the field. The pay rate will be $18 per/hour with guaranteed 40 hours per week. Additionally Jostin offers a number of great employee benefits including; Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement Savings Plan, Holiday Pay, and Employee Referral Bonuses. The Pathway to Leadership Program is a full year. Upon completion individuals may be promoted to a position based on individual performance while in the program. If graduates from the Leadership Program wish to seek employment with another company in the construction field, Jostin will assist in that transition process.

KNOWLEDGE:

Knowledge of construction industry means and methods and practices, office procedures, and computer programs.

Knowledge of safety procedures and best practices on a construction site.

Knowledge of proper use of equipment, materials and supplies used in construction work.

SKILLS:

The skill to operate tools/equipment correctly.

The skills to collaborate with all levels of Jostin Construction.

ABILITIES:

The ability to work irregular hours, including weekends when necessary.

The ability to work in harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.

The ability to exert oneself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.

The ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without giving out or fatiguing.

The ability to multi-task and work in a team environment.

The ability to read drawings.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion or pursuit of under-graduate degree in construction management or equivalent.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in any condition and on a variety of construction projects.
  • Desire to gain hands on experience and potentially grow with the company.
  • Love of the outdoors and being in the thick of the construction activity.
  • Ability to problem solve and communicate effectively.
  • Superior communication skills and proven record of delivering exceptional customer service and ability to negotiate.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products.
  • Computer Ease- Preferred.
  • Superior attention to detail and process management skills.
  • Valid drivers’ license with the ability to be underwritten by Jostin insurance.
  • Willingness to travel up to 200 miles daily.

General Construction Estimator

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Summary of Duties:

The GC Estimator has overall responsibility for forecasting project cost. Responsible for gathering details and compiling data to estimate all production cost according to proposal requirements. Considers raw materials, labor, equipment, tools, and transportation for estimation. Helps determine necessary resources for projects based on cost estimates and budgetary constraints.

KNOWLEDGE:

Solid knowledge of civil/site construction, foundation and structural systems, exterior building wall systems, interior finish construction systems, and mechanical and electrical systems, and associated cost.

Knowledge of degrees of uncertainty that apply to estimates as they are developed throughout the project life cycle.

Knowledge of applicable building codes. Familiar with OSHA and safe work practices for the construction industry.

SKILLS:

The skill to determine how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

The skill to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

ABILITIES:

The ability to create and manage related assignments and schedules, based on key priorities of assigned projects, while adjusting for roadblocks and evaluating results.

The ability to work well independently and also as a functioning member of a bid and project team.

The ability to respond quickly and effectively to ever-changing situations.

The ability to handle stress with composure.

The ability to build strategic partnerships, leads safety excellence, demonstrate the Jostin “WHY” and lead service excellence.

The ability to clearly document, report and communicate estimate information to all project stakeholders.

JOB DUTIES:

Identify and quantify cost factors, such as production time, materials and labor expenses.

Travel to jobsites to gather information on materials needed, labor required, and other factors.

Read blueprints and technical documents in order to prepare estimates.

Consult with industry experts to discuss estimates and resolve issues.

Evaluate each estimate with Chief Estimator, Project Managers, and Supervisors to determine estimate accuracy, operational efficiency, and job profitability.

Analyze alternative solutions and construction methods to increase competitiveness.

Perform research for means and methods, materials, costs and construction techniques and services to increase competitiveness.

Recommend ways to improve estimate process.

Analyze and evaluate bidding risks and strategies.

Estimate Conceptual and Schematic Projects

Provide technical assistance in negotiating contracts, change orders, etc. as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

-Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management or equivalent relevant experience.

-5-7 year’s solid estimating experience.

Experience reading construction drawings and specifications and identifying missing elements.

– Conceptual ability to work with minimum information and quickly develop and understanding of owner/architects requirements.

-Excellent leadership, verbal and written required.

-Complete knowledge of estimating documents and the ability to provide accurate qualitative and quantitative analysis of the documents.

Advanced Excel and Spreadsheet knowledge and use.

Other Requirements:

Valid Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.

Some travel may be required