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As a Project Manager at Howard CDM, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects in a variety of market sectors. The ideal candidate is someone who is an eloquent communicator and can adapt to different personalities and various jobsite conditions. The Project Manager will be responsible for planning, executing and evaluating construction projects according to predetermined timelines and budgets while working in collaboration with the assigned project team to ensure quality and timely completion of the project. The Project Manager must be able to assess problems and make informed decisions on behalf of Howard CDM’s goals and is directly accountable for the safety and financial performance of the project.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage project development from initiation to closure; including costs, schedules, safety and closeout
  • Monitor quality assurance
  • Work with the client to outline scope, goals, deliverables, required resources, budget and timing
  • Develop, build and maintain a strong and professional relationship with owners, architects and subcontractors
  • Prepare RFP’s, level bids and negotiate costs
  • Prepare and manage project budget and schedule
  • Prepare and manage design and construction contracts
  • Track and report on project milestones and provide status reports to owner
  • Clearly communicate to team members and act as a mediator between stakeholders and the team
  • Lead, coach and motivate project team members
  • Develop tools and best practices for project management and execution
  • Ensure all documents are archived following project completion
  • Compile and process monthly progress billings, administering change orders
  • Overseeing the projects’ cost, schedules, safety and client satisfaction

REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Construction Management, Building Construction, Civil Engineering or related field) or 7 years of position-related experience
  • Experience in dealing with subcontracts, subcontractors and self-perform work
  • Strong leadership abilities with the ability to coordinate work on multiple facets of a project
  • Effective presentation, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Good time management and multitasking abilities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Microsoft Project, and other project-related software such as Sage 300 and BlueBeam
  • Thorough knowledge of commercial construction activities and business management, along with a working knowledge of state contractor’s license law, legal issues and safety standards

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salaries are competitive and negotiable based on experience and skill level. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, Section 125 Plan and Flex Spending Accounts, 401(k) Retirement Plan, and paid time off.

If you possess these qualities and enjoy the challenge of the commercial construction industry, send your resume to resumes@howardcdm.com.

Please submit resume in PDF format.

As a Project Engineer at Howard CDM, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects in a variety of market sectors. The ideal candidate is someone who is an eloquent communicator and can adapt to different personalities and various jobsite conditions. The Project Engineer will be responsible for evaluation of submittals and RFI’s to support construction activities and resolution of design and field issues. The Project Engineer will assist the Project Manager with interacting with subcontractors, field supervisors, owner representatives and architects to ensure quality and timely completion of the project.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the Project Manager and Superintendent in the development and management of projects
  • Work in conjunction with the coordination teams, management teams and field staff
  • General Contract and Subcontract administration
  • Construction scheduling
  • Material and equipment procurement and expediting
  • Shop drawing and submittal review and coordination
  • Project cost review, reporting, updating and accounting
  • Creation of RFI documents as needed
  • Create and maintain project meeting minutes and log
  • Review and negotiate change proposal pricing
  • Change order documentation and associated cost reporting and maintenance
  • Research and suggest options on construction means, methods and equipment

REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Construction Management, Building Construction, or related field) or 3-5 years of position-related experience
  • Strong technical and administrative skills along with the ability to be organized
  • Multi-tasking skills and the ability to coordinate work on several facets of a project
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Microsoft Project, Sage 300, BlueBeam and other project-related software

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, Section 125 Plan and Flex Spending Accounts, 401(k) Retirement Plan, and paid time off.

If you possess these qualities and enjoy the challenge of the commercial construction industry, send your resume to resumes@howardcdm.com.

Please submit resume in PDF format.

Long Beach-based commercial general contracting firm Howard CDM is seeking an experienced Estimator. We are looking for someone who will passionately help promote the development of creative solutions to construction challenges and enjoy the acquisition of winning profitable work. The Estimator will be responsible for preparing bids for all projects as well as aggressively follow up on the submitted bids and budgets until an award is determined. The Estimator will also be responsible for soliciting subcontractor participation in order to meet project requirements. The Estimator needs to be organized, an effective communicator, and can overcome project obstacles.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain high standards of professionalism and ethical behavior when representing the Company
  • Responsible for all aspects of estimating complex and large-scale jobs
  • Prepare cost estimates from preliminary information through construction documents (conceptual, preliminary, schematic, design development)
  • Compile lists of qualified bidders and convey invitations to bidders
  • Solicit and select subs for the size/scope of project
  • Review received bids and prepare total project costs
  • Quantify and price labor and materials
  • Have a thorough understanding of the scope of work to be bid
  • Follow up on submitted bids and budgets with client until an award has been determined
  • Set up and prepare cost estimate using internal estimating software
  • Attend job walks as required
  • Research and promote continuous improvement in developing more efficient estimating methods
  • Knowledgeable in pre-construction, hard bids, negotiated bids, budgets, general conditions, and value engineering

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems
  • Must be familiar with both conceptual and self-perform estimating
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of verifiable experience in estimating commercial projects preferred
  • Understanding of market conditions on pricing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, BidMail and BlueBeam
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management or related field
  • Experience with commercial ground-up projects, retail, fine dining, corporate tenant improvement and hospitality

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, Section 125 Plan and Flex Spending Accounts, 401(k) Retirement Plan, and paid time off.

If you possess these qualities and enjoy the challenge of the commercial construction industry, send your resume to resumes@howardcdm.com.

Please submit resume in PDF format.

As a Superintendent at Howard CDM, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects in a variety of market sectors. The ideal candidate is someone who is an eloquent communicator and can adapt to different personalities and various jobsite conditions. The Superintendent will be responsible for executing and evaluating construction projects according to predetermined timelines and budgets while working in collaboration with the assigned project team to ensure quality and timely completion of the project. The Superintendent must be able to assess problems on the jobsite and make informed decisions on behalf of Howard CDM’s goals and is directly accountable for the safety and financial performance of the project.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set up and maintain an organized job site
  • Acquire and manage all building permits and other regulatory prerequisites
  • Direct all field personnel to achieve completion of the project on schedule, within budget, and with quality workmanship that conforms to original plans and specifications
  • Prepare and maintain construction schedule
  • Order materials and schedule inspections as necessary throughout the process
  • Promote and ensure job site safety, encourage safe work practices and rectify job site hazards
  • Maintain positive relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other colleagues
  • Clear ability to communicate effectively and consistently to the project manager
  • Attend staff meetings, workshops and assigned training
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Construction Management, Building Construction, or related field) or 5 years of position-related experience
  • Strong leadership, multi-tasking, and problem solving abilities
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Competent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Microsoft Project, and other project-related software
  • Thorough knowledge of commercial construction activities and business management, as well as a working knowledge of state contractor’s license law

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salaries are competitive and negotiable based on experience and skill level. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, Section 125 Plan and Flex Spending Accounts, 401(k) Retirement Plan, and paid time off.

If you possess these qualities and enjoy the challenge of the commercial construction industry, send your resume to resumes@howardcdm.com.

Please submit resume in PDF format.

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