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Southern California-based commercial construction & development company Howard CDM is seeking a reliable and team-oriented Project Manager with a strong background in ground work, underground utility installation, landscape, and hardscape.

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 an eloquent communicator that 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; this includes 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 and subcontracts.
  • 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
  • Support your team in other necessary duties determined as-needed
  • Lead weekly OAC Meetings and possess the necessary skills to manage all participants effectively and with the utmost professionalism.
  • Manage projects costs / cost reports and be able to present and discuss the project costs with senior management and company executives.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • A bachelor’s degree (preferably in Construction Management, Building Construction, Civil Engineering, or related field) or 5+ years of position-related experience
    • In-depth experience with groundwork, underground utility installation, landscape, and hardscape specifically required.
  • 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
  • Experience with project-related software such as Bluebeam and Procore
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Microsoft Project
  • 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
  • Valid California Driver’s License Required
  • OSHA 10 or 30 A Plus

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Full-Time, 8am-5pm
    • Reporting to our HQ in Bellflower as well as visiting relevant construction sites as needed
  • $125,000 – $150,000 annually
  • Auto and Phone reimbursements if applicable
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K with Company Matching
  • PTO
  • Section 125 Plan and Flex Spending Accounts

 

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.

How We Determine What We Pay:

Howard CDM determines pay for positions using local, national, and industry-specific survey data. We evaluate external equity and the cost of labor/prevailing wage index in the relative marketplace for jobs directly comparable to jobs within our company. Our posted salary range is based on national data and may be refined for a candidate’s region/town/cost of living.

For new hires, we strive to make competitive offers allowing the new employee room for future growth. Salaries will be based on the applicant’s location, level of experience, education, and specialized knowledge and skills. Additionally, we consider the external market rate, the amount we have budgeted internally, and internal equity within the company for the same position. An employee/candidate with a stronger skill set will receive higher pay.

Howard CDM is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Howard CDM is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

All offers of employment at Howard CDM are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check, drug screen, and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US.

Employment with Howard CDM is at will. This means your employment is for an indefinite period of time and it is subject to termination by you or Howard CDM, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time. Nothing in this policy or any other policy of Howard CDM shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way, the at-will employment status of Howard CDM employees.

Southern California-based commercial construction & development company Howard CDM is seeking a reliable and team-oriented Project Engineer to join our growing firm. This is a great opportunity for a career-minded person who would enjoy working in a fun and fast-paced environment for a company with a track record of upskilling and promoting its employees.

As a Project Engineer at Howard CDM, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects in a variety of market sectors. 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

  • 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
  • Assist the Project Manager and Superintendent in the development and management of projects through additional tasks as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • A combination of a bachelor’s degree (preferably in Construction Management, Building Construction, or related field) and 3+ years’ experience as a Project Engineer at a GC or 5+ years of experience as a Project Engineer at a GC.
  • 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, Procore, Bluebeam, Sage300CRE, and other project-related software
  • Valid California Driver’s License and Driver’s Record suitable to company insurance policy
  • Excellent time management & organization skills

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Full-Time, 8am-5pm
    • Onsite in Bellflower, Travel to Worksites as needed
    • No weekend or overtime expected
  • $75,000 – $85,000
  • Auto and Phone reimbursements if applicable
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K with Company Matching
  • PTO
  • Section 125 Plan and Flex Spending Accounts

 

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.

How We Determine What We Pay:

Howard CDM determines pay for positions using local, national, and industry-specific survey data. We evaluate external equity and the cost of labor/prevailing wage index in the relative marketplace for jobs directly comparable to jobs within our company. Our posted salary range is based on national data and may be refined for a candidate’s region/town/cost of living.

For new hires, we strive to make competitive offers allowing the new employee room for future growth. Salaries will be based on the applicant’s location, level of experience, education, and specialized knowledge and skills. Additionally, we consider the external market rate, the amount we have budgeted internally, and internal equity within the company for the same position. An employee/candidate with a stronger skill set will receive higher pay.

Howard CDM is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Howard CDM is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

All offers of employment at Howard CDM are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check, drug screen, and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US.

Employment with Howard CDM is at will. This means your employment is for an indefinite period of time and it is subject to termination by you or Howard CDM, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time. Nothing in this policy or any other policy of Howard CDM shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way, the at-will employment status of Howard CDM employees.

Southern California-based commercial construction & development company Howard CDM is seeking a reliable and team-oriented Campus Administrator to join our growing firm. This is a great opportunity for a career-minded person who would enjoy working in a fun and fast-paced environment for a company with a track record of upskilling and promoting its employees.

The Campus Administrator’s responsibilities include but are not limited to supporting the Property Manager overseeing the coordination of building and maintenance needs of the site campuses, helping to ensure that the school facilities are safe/clean environments for the staff and students, and serving as a liaison between the schools and any external agencies related to the property including insurers and local government officials.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has three worksites: School Site A, School Site B, and our office in Bellflower.

  • School Site A – 2 to 3 times a week
    • Under the supervision of the Property Manager oversee daily operations of the physical property, including routine maintenance, inspections, repairs, and renovations.
    • Under the supervision of the Property Manager, assist in preparing the annual SMG Facility Operating Budget and Quarterly/Year-end Variance Reports.
    • Secure and monitor service contracts for grounds services (HVAC, Landscaping, Exterior Lighting, Janitorial, Security, etc.), ensuring contract specification and budgetary compliance.
    • Conduct and coordinate property inspections to identify potential compliance and safety issues (weekly, monthly quarterly, semiannual, annual) for all services.
    • Provide scheduling for service and special project activities, in-house maintenance teams and outside vendors.
    • Develop, coordinate, and maintain the GoFMX Work Order System; work orders to be issued timely; reviewed and finalized; categorical maintenance records completed and maintained.
    • Coordinate and oversee the preventative maintenance plans for the site; utilization of GoFMX for on-going scheduling.
    • Meet weekly with administrative staff on issues relating to campus security and maintenance; some issues may require additional coordination and oversight.
    • Assist campus teams in maintaining compliance with safety standards and regulations, as well as with local, state, and federal building codes.
    • Review and approve accounts payable; processing must be performed weekly from the Howard CDM Office location.
    • Prepare client and partnership monthly invoices for submittal to managing entity and client; submit for payment when approval received.
    • Respond to emergency afterhours calls as needed, dispatching service.School Site A – 2 to 3 times a week
  • School Site B – 2 to 3 times a week
    • Provide administrative support for the Property Manager to include work orders, daily operating procedures and special projects.
    • Assist with property inspections to ensure compliance with service agreements, safety standards and regulations, and compliance with local, state, and federal building codes.
    • Assist with maintaining office records, i.e. janitorial supplies usage, insurance certificate, paid invoices, inspection reports and similar office records.
    • Develop user guide for maintaining the GoFMX Work Order System
    • Assist with the review and issuance of work orders; finalization; maintenance and updating of the categorical records.
    • Support the Property Manager in liaising with the school and any external agencies related to the property.
  • Office in Bellflower – Wednesday Afternoons
    • Support and collaborate with the Property Manager as needed

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2+ years’ experience directly supporting commercial property administration/management required.
    • Experience specifically with school properties a major plus, not required.
    • Basic knowledge of property maintenance, including HVAC/plumbing/electrical, required. IFMA courses a plus.
  • Must be able to pass both a Live Scan process & a TB assessment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) Required
  • Experience with Pelican and/or GoFMX a major plus, not required
  • Valid California Driver’s License Required
  • Strong communication and organizational skills – must be self-driven and organized
  • Ability to work effectively both in a team and independently
  • Ability to prioritize and work under multiple deadlines, effectively multi-task.
  • Excellent time management & organization skills
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Real Estate, or similar field a major plus

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Full-time, Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm.
    • On call for emergencies
    • Location typically divided up: 20+ hours a week at Site A, 16 hours at Site B, 4 hours at Bellflower Office
    • Lifting/carrying files and papers up to 25 pounds
    • Some bending/kneeling required, walking frequently
    • Stationary, seated position as needed
    • Driving to/from School Sites and our Office
  • $66,560/yr – $68,500/yr
  • Company Cell Phone
  • Monthly auto allowance for use of personal vehicle
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K with Company Matching
  • PTO + Paid Holidays
  • Section 125 Plan and Flex Spending Account

 

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.

How We Determine What We Pay:

Howard CDM determines pay for positions using local, national, and industry-specific survey data. We evaluate external equity and the cost of labor/prevailing wage index in the relative marketplace for jobs directly comparable to jobs within our company. Our posted salary range is based on national data and may be refined for a candidate’s region/town/cost of living.

For new hires, we strive to make competitive offers allowing the new employee room for future growth. Salaries will be based on the applicant’s location, level of experience, education, and specialized knowledge and skills. Additionally, we consider the external market rate, the amount we have budgeted internally, and internal equity within the company for the same position. An employee/candidate with a stronger skill set will receive higher pay.

Howard CDM is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Howard CDM is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

All offers of employment at Howard CDM are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check, drug screen, and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US.

Employment with Howard CDM is at will. This means your employment is for an indefinite period of time and it is subject to termination by you or Howard CDM, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time. Nothing in this policy or any other policy of Howard CDM shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way, the at-will employment status of Howard CDM employees.

Southern California-based commercial construction & development company Howard CDM is seeking a reliable and team-oriented Superintendent to join our growing firm. This is a great opportunity for a career-minded person who would enjoy working in a fun and fast-paced environment for a company with a track record of upskilling and promoting its employees.

The Superintendent’s responsibilities include but are not limited to 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 to ensure the safety of our employees, third party partners, clients, and any jobsite visitors.
  • 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 including Procore and BlueBeam
  • Thorough knowledge of commercial construction activities and business management, as well as a working knowledge of state contractor’s license law
  • OSHA 30 Certification preferred, not required
  • Valid California Driver’s License required

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Full-Time
    • Onsite at the assigned jobsite(s), and occasionally our HQ in Bellflower
  • $90,000.00 – $130,000.00 per year
  • Phone and Auto reimbursements, if applicable
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K with Company Matching
  • PTO
  • Section 125 Plan and Flex Spending Account

 

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.

How We Determine What We Pay:

Howard CDM determines pay for positions using local, national, and industry-specific survey data. We evaluate external equity and the cost of labor/prevailing wage index in the relative marketplace for jobs directly comparable to jobs within our company. Our posted salary range is based on national data and may be refined for a candidate’s region/town/cost of living.

For new hires, we strive to make competitive offers allowing the new employee room for future growth. Salaries will be based on the applicant’s location, level of experience, education, and specialized knowledge and skills. Additionally, we consider the external market rate, the amount we have budgeted internally, and internal equity within the company for the same position. An employee/candidate with a stronger skill set will receive higher pay.

Howard CDM is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Howard CDM is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

All offers of employment at Howard CDM are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check, drug screen, and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US.

Employment with Howard CDM is at will. This means your employment is for an indefinite period of time and it is subject to termination by you or Howard CDM, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time. Nothing in this policy or any other policy of Howard CDM shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way, the at-will employment status of Howard CDM employees.

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