CAREERS

Join our team

If you are a talented individual with a passion for construction, we might have a place for you on the Bjork team. We’re looking for experienced professionals who share our values of integrity, solution creation and collaboration. Our focus is on building long-term relationships to foster repeat business.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits and profit sharing.

CAREERS

SR. PROJECT MANAGER

Bjork Construction is a mission driven contracting company that is seeking an experienced Project Manager to add to our team.  We are a growing company that has an outstanding reputation of building exceptional projects with integrity and honesty.  We are looking for an individual with experience managing construction projects preferably for a general contractor.

Position Summary

The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing the day-to-day management of construction projects while controlling time, cost, and quality of projects. This position will coordinate work performed by subcontractors and employees on jobsite and ensuring compliance with client standards and governmental requirements.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining files of working documents as back up for estimate figures, including current and accurate information on prices from suppliers
  • RFI’s (Request for Information) interfaces with subcontractors and design team members
  • Day to day management of construction projects monitors and coordinates work performed by architectural, engineering and construction firms as well as institutional, state and local entries
  • Reviews and interprets proposed designs, architectural drawings and building specifications for appropriateness to required function and/or institutional standard.
  • Prepares contracts for vendors as well as purchase orders for material quotes. This means checking all proposals and breakdowns to ensure that they are completed and in line with specifications and shop drawings
  • Coordination and overseeing off all Bjork shop drawings, review and confirm with superintendent on all constructability items
  • Secures building permits as required by the job
  • Monitors construction progress, including productivity and compliance with building
  • Maintains Schedule or provides notice of delay to owner, client, and subcontractors as necessary
  • Oversees the budget and maintains that budget
  • Monthly Billing are to be completed and submitted to clients on time and per the contract documents. This includes schedule of values
  • Understands contacts, construction law and maintains our contract commitments
  • Communication with clients, team members and partners is to be maintained
  • Authorizes the issuance of contracts, purchase orders, change orders and approves contractor invoices for payment
  • Scheduling meetings as required for in house as well as external in order to address items and complete task
  • Review all plans, specifications, RFI’s, and Front-end items to ensure you are aware of all scope and contractual items
  • Review all cost of project and maintain cashflow on your projects
  • Completed all insurance, OCIP, CCIP as well as collect all insurance certificates from any and all subcontractors or service vendors
  • Project Monthly reporting is to be completed on your projects
  • Knows building codes, laws, and regulations and enforces all OSHA requirements. Investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures
  • Maintains positive relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers, and other employees
  • Promotes problem solving within the field and Subcontractors
  • Bid out change orders, budget and understand change order process
  • Qualify subcontractors
  • Sets professional relationships with clients, Promotes Bjork Construction Co. Inc. as being the highest quality builder available to the client
  • Open and honest on all issue and items with Management so that we can address items in a timely manner

 

Job requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, tight deadline-oriented environment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – articulate and diplomatic manner
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Attention to detail and accuracy for all work Methodical, accurate and consistent attention to detail
  • Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information
  • Self-motivated and able to take responsibility
  • Punctual and reliable

 

Computer Skills and Experience:

  • Intermediate proficiency in SAGE and Sage Paperless
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Teams
  • Intermediate to Advanced experience with, Blue Beam, Microsoft Project, On Screen take off, Excel, Outlook, Word, Zoom, Procore and Plan grid, Word and PowerPoint

Education and Experience: 

  • BA in Construction or related field is a plus
  • 7 years of project management experience working for a general contractor in commercial and residential projects
  • Sage contractor experience preferred

If interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to Mary Beth at mbricchio@bjorkconstruction.com

ESTIMATOR

The Estimator forecasts projects cost.  Gathers detail, and compiles data to estimate all production costs according to specification, plans, and all contract documents provided at the time of bid. Considers raw material, labor, equipment, tools, labor, insurance, and transportation for estimations.  Helps determine necessary resources for projects based on cost estimates and budgetary constraints. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Defines procurement times, shop drawings and acquires third party pricing in via quote. Maps out the logistics within the proposal as well as any and all mobilizations, parking, and tolls as required to complete the job.  Performs a variety of tasks.  Weekly bid meetings are to be completed with management. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Provide value engineering as innovative cost saving to assist our clients in meeting budgets.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct site visits for gaining information to prepare bi This includes job walks, pre-walks, and client meetings as required.
  • Reviews all plans and specifications, permit set of drawings, and owner This requires you to read all upfronts and incorporate into your bid.
  • Sends all insurance requirements to Bjork’s insurance for review and response
  • Sends all upfronts involving contracts to the contract department
  • Interface with General Superintendent, Project Managers, and support teams as needed to achieve clean, thorough estimates
  • Attends internal pre-construction meetings
  • Processes all RFl’s for estimating and job addendums at the time of bid
  • Contact and obtain bids from vendors and subcontractors when required as well as provide all upfront documents to them including Bjork subcontract, Insurance requirements, and any other general requirements that pertain to the
  • Responds to all subcontractor inquiries and prepares subcontractor evaluations and re-cap
  • Prepares both commercial and residential estimates and proposals as per bid procedures and specifications
  • Project Cost Estimating & Job Budgets
  • Provides budgeting set up for SAGE input and provides proposal breakdown to the PM
  • Utilization of Estimating software
  • Prepare take-off calculations from specified plans
  • Prepare material lists for all job si This includes complete material quotes, subcontractor quotes, and design quotes as required.
  • Develops general conditions cost and coordinates with Project Managers the monitoring process of all general conditions cost
  • Responsible for preparing cover letters and bid proposal, including the cost breakdown, clarifications, and scopes of
  • Communicates with Clients on bid dates, delays and always follows up with the client
  • Acts in a professional manner with all clients, staff, and third parties, such as vendors
  • Emails all communication with clients, when changes or directives are provided, if occurred by phone you must always follow up with an
  • Use the Bjork proposal template, though you are to update and add additional clarifications, provisions, and exclusions as required by the
  • Review contracts in FULL when they come in, for not just scope but the general conditions, you are to comment, and cross out ALL items that do not pertain to our scope or This also includes checking all document dates.
  • Work with the PM and operational manger when there are issues found on the projects, and also post construction attend meetings as needed to see how we can obtain better numbers and feedback from
  • Audit projects as
  • When requested complete Change orders or proposal changes when needed
  • Must work a minimum of 40 hours a week
  • All bids are to be sent to the operational manager for review prior to being sent out, and adequate time must be provided for a complete review by the operational
  • Communicates well with all staff and Provides updates on outstanding proposals.
  • Works to obtain work through outreach to clients, either by attending events, lunches, office visits, or calling to keep Bjork relevant to our
  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Job skills/requirements

  • Self-Motivated
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills required (tactfulness, diplomacy, persuasiveness)
  • Excellent Negotiator
  • Able to manage multiple tasks
  • Must be flexible and decisive
  • Ability to work in a high production, fast-paced environment
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, LEED building, equipment, materials, engineering, estimating, scheduling, and safety)

 

Computer Skills and Experience

  • Microsoft Office
  • Onscreen Take Off
  • Plan Grid
  • Autodesk build
  • Procore or similar products

 

Education and Experience

  • BA in a construction, engineering, or construction related field desired
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years’ experience as an estimator working for a general contractor
  • Highly skilled in estimating rough carpentry, doing lumber take-offs, and submitting bid packages for wood carpentry.

 

Salary:  $115,000 to $140,000

 

Please send resume to mbricchio@bjorkconstruction.com

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES COORDINATOR

Bjork Construction is a mission driven contracting company that is seeking a self-motivated Professional Services Contractor to add to our team.  We are a growing company that has an outstanding reputation of building exceptional projects with integrity and honesty.  We are looking for an individual with experience in the management of natural resources or related field (tree work, forestry, landscaping/gardening) to join a team of professionals working for one of our utility clients.  Someone who has demonstrated the ability to work in a team environment and achieve team goals.

 

Position Summary

The Professional Services Contractor will report to the Vice President of Operations. The primary focus will be performing property inspections in accordance with program directive, standards, and processes, identifying required property management work, and prescribing work to be performed.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Inspections: perform property inspections in accordance with program directive, standards, and processes
  • Identify required property management work and prescribe work to be performed, document inspection completion
  • Obtain any necessary permissions from adjacent property owners
  • May do work verification inspections of locations for scope of work completion
  • Responsible for maintaining files of working documents, documenting all location walks, and providing information
  • Set up work and tags that address jobs continuously moving as well as lining out for the next year
  • Crew coordination as well as set up contracts for projects
  • Safety: Absolute commitment to safety; be a leader in the effort to obtain zero incidents, complete all required safety training in a timely manner, promote safety awareness, and maintain a superior safety ethic for self and others and conduct all work in accordance with all safety procedures
  • Conduct Field safety audits on crews
  • Reviews and understands all safety requirements needed, overseeing Field safety operations
  • Always conduct safe driving, as there will be times you are in rural or unmarked roads, always use caution and confirm of cellular service
  • Review all work being done and complete by crews to ensure they are meeting the work order request as well as maintaining safe practices
  • Monitor’s construction progress, including productivity, compliance, and communication
  • Works with foremen and superintendent to ensure project is completed on schedule and within budget
  • Authorizes the issuance of work commencement
  • Responsible for documenting all changes in the field through written and picture documentation
  • Oversees subcontractor’s workmanship as well as making sure their scope of work is being completed per their contract
  • Workflow Management:  Communicate with team members.  Oversee vendors for safety, compliance, and completion of work
  • Coordinates with other lines of business as needed to ensure projects are addressing all parties’ issues
  • Maintains positive relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers, and other employees
  • Promotes problem solving within the field and Subcontractors
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex projects at one time
  • Outstanding organizational, communication and teamwork skills
  • Experience working with vendors and contract manufacturers preferred
  • Must be able to travel as projects stem from Eureka to Santa Barbara
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow

Qualifications / required skills

  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and achieve team goals
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High degree of self-motivation
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Behavior that is consistent with becoming a strong team player and that encourages and promotes others over themselves
  • Working knowledge of sensitive species (rare, threatened, endangered) issues
  • Working knowledge of Habitat Conservation Plans
  • Possess a valid California Class C Driver’s License required
  • Must be able to travel 75-100% of the time required

Computer Skills

  • Proficient in the use of web-based databases
  • Proficient in the use of GIS applications
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products
  • Proficiency with technology; able to pick up software programs

 

Salary: $72,000.00 – $76,000.00 annually

Send resume to mbricchio@bjorkconstruction.com