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

PROJECT ENGINEER

Bjork Construction is a mission driven contracting company that is seeking a self-motivated Project Engineer 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 who has recently graduated with a degree in Engineering. Someone who is eager to learn about construction from A to Z and who can demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment and achieve team goals.

 

Position Summary

The Project Engineer will report to the General Superintendent. The primary focus will be assisting the Superintendent in coordinating all sites construction activities, shop drawings, RFI’s and field change issues to successful completion of a project on schedule and within budget.  This will also include field coordination, and site meetings and coordination with foreman and project managers.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Demonstrates understanding of standard concepts, practices, and procedures within construction field
  • Obtains and submits all As-Built drawings, guarantees, warranties, and required operating instructions; Ensures that plans and specifications are issued to subcontractors and vendors and that contractor jobsite plans and specifications are current
  • Interprets designs and drawings for crafts installing materials and qualifications
  • Research and resolves drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, interference, and errors
  • Prepares field design change requisitions and “as built” drawings, as required. Prepares and disseminates all required documentation records such as status reports, punch lists describing work items to be done, sketches of work already completed, material requirement calculations, etc., to supervisor
  • Verifies that all completed work complies with applicable codes, drawings, and specifications
  • Reviews and comments on viability of design as required, conducts value engineering functions
  • Attends meetings with other contractors, clients, or A/E representatives to coordinate design and construction efforts
  • Provides necessary building control lines and elevations for accurate measurement and correct installation of materials or equipment
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings, and specifications, building materials and required standards applicable to discipline
  • Observes construction work performed in the field
  • Creates and processes RFI’s
  • Participates in job walks and documents and reports findings
  • Understands company’s quality control plan and takes weekly photos to document any quality control issues
  • Researches and proposes solutions to quality control issues
  • Responsible for the review and maintenance of Quality Assurance/Quality Control Policies and Procedures
  • Understands company safety program and participates in safety inspections.
  • Creates specification checklists
  • Review submittals against specifications. Understands subcontractor job specifications and scope of work
  • Reviews mock-up and/or shop drawings and specifications
  • Possess the ability to attend meetings and transcribe detailed meeting minutes clearly, precisely, and accurately
  • Demonstrates schedule understanding in coordination with construction logistics and construction sequencing
  • Understands PCO process and minimal ability in identifying PCO/change orders
  • Performs quantity takeoffs
  • Understands construction scheduling in coordination with construction logistics and sequencing

 

Other Duties

  • Demonstrates knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within engineering
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of construction technology, design, applicable codes, standards, etc.
  • Analyzes and resolves construction process problems and issues
  • Effectively communicates and interfaces with all levels of the organization
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
  • Utilizes excellent written and oral communications and team skills
  • Performs work tasks by receiving direction and then working independently with an interest in quickly learning and applying new skills and abilities
  • Demonstrates ability to be dependable, consistent, diligent, and thorough
  • Exercises creativity and resourcefulness in completing tasks accurately in a compressed time frame
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA regulations to include health, safety, and welfare as appropriate

 

Required Job Skills

  • Ability to successfully prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Ability to work in team environment and achieve team goals
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities, and work independently under pressure
  • 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
  • Quick learner
  • Attention to detail and accuracy for all work
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information
  • Self-motivated and able to take responsibility
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally

 

Computer Skills and Experience

  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook required
  • Working Plan Swift, Procore, Plan Grid, Bluebeam, BIM360, and Sage
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Teams
  • Must be able to read plans, or have background in plan reading

 

Education and Experience 

  • BA in Engineering, Construction or related field is required
  • Experience as an intern in construction industry is a plus

 

Salary Range:  $75,000 – $85,000

 

 

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

PAINTING SUPERVISOR

Bjork Construction is a mission driven general contracting company that is seeking an experienced painting supervisor 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 a painting superintendent, who has like-minded values to join our team. Someone who can manage all aspects of a painting project including supervising a crew of painters, lining out jobs, materials and working with the clients.

Position Summary

The Painting Superintendent is responsible for managing and overseeing the day-to-day management of a painting project while controlling time, cost, and quality of work. Must have skills in obtaining and running crews, lining out work, safety trainings required for working on scaffolding, booms, and scissor lifts. This position is for someone who wants to come in and grow this part of Bjork Construction

This position requires working in existing and new builds of commercial applications, travel will also be required. Employee will receive a work truck, and gas compensation along with their wages. Bidding of projects is something you should have experience in, as well as knowing total scopes or projects, and assuring all specifications of the project are met and reviewed.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise painting team members and assign tasks to maximize efficiency
  • Planning and organizing work within their team including dates of completion
  • Continuous inspection of work with final inspection upon completion of project
  • Ensure safety regulations and safe work practices are observed
  • Applying paints and related products to a variety of surfaces (walls, buildings, floors, furniture, etc);
  • Ensuring ultimate satisfaction of clients and safety of employees
  • Advising painters regarding paint treatments for surfaces
  • Using various equipment
  • Assessing painting inventory
  • Site Meetings with clients, RFI’s and issues that occur to be documented
  • Communicating with Office and Field Staff

Qualifications

  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of paint treatments for various surfaces
  • Comprehensive knowledge of safety regulations and safe work practices
  • Seven (7) years of supervisory experience required

Compensation:  Between $75,000.00 and $90,000 annually

Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to:

mbricchio@bjorkconstruction.com

PROJECT MANAGER ASSISTANT

Bjork Construction is a family run, construction company. We have been in business since 1988. We take pride in our work. Our reputation is built on honesty and integrity. If you share these same values, we would love to see your resume! We are growing and looking to hire an experienced Project Manager Assistant to join our team!

 

The Project Manager Assistant is responsible for fully supporting the Project Manager. The role is comprised of day-to-day administrative/back-office aspects required to manage construction projects assigned to the PM. This includes plan reviews, Submittals, RFI’s, change orders, working with material and subcontractors, review of scopes, and preconstruction items. The ideal candidate will have experience as a Project Manager Assistant working in partnership with a Project Manager for either a general contractor or a subcontractor in the construction industry.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Communication with the PM daily on task is required
  • Organize and update project paperwork; know total scope and requirements of the project
  • Create purchase orders and subcontracts as required
  • Maintain a confidential, organized, and secure method/system for any budgets, proposals, schedules, RFIs, submittals, and information on suppliers and other reference material related to the projects; ensure these key documents are readily accessible to appropriate individuals on an as-needed basis
  • Document and file any changes (at the direction of the Project Manager) with other project documents
  • Communicate effectively using standard construction terms
  • Use digital photography and digital editing
  • Track invoices and costs
  • Submit regular financial reports to the project manager (using Sage)
  • Apply general bookkeeping knowledge
  • Visualize, analyze, and communicate project scope of work, prepare preliminary cost estimates/budgets/schedules, and prepare quantity surveys/take-offs if requested
  • Solicit bid invitations, distribute, and manage bid plans and documents; communicate with subs; prepare RFP/RFI, qualify and analyze bids
  • Manage WBE, DBE, SBE, and/or MBE participation and recordkeeping
  • Keeping track of invoices and costs is the duty of the assistant project manager, who will submit regular financial reports to the project manager
  • Assemble and/or process monthly billing applications
  • Code invoices in Paperless and send for approval to the project manager; these are to be done weekly so all costs are up to date
  • Visualize, analyze, and communicate project scope of work
  • Assist with change order pricing and compiling of information
  • Maintain and update schedules for duration of jobs – use Microsoft Project
  • Expedite deliveries to parallel construction scheduler
  • Obtain and distribute construction drawings and specifications
  • Preparing submittals and shop drawings in complete submittal packages
  • Maintain submittal and RFI logs
  • Review and redline shop drawings

 

Must have the ability to understand:

  • Accounting and financial reports
  • Read plans and submittals
  • Code job cost to projects
  • Budget nuances to create useful reports
  • Lien and lien release process; manage the notice to owner process
  • Contract documents (must ensure they are properly filed and scanned into the system)

 

Job requirements:

  • Team oriented and able to work with a complex system
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities, and work independently under pressure
  • 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
  • Quick learner
  • Attention to detail and accuracy for all work Methodical, accurate and consistent attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information
  • Self-motivated and able to take responsibility
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally

 

Computer Skills and Experience:

  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Teams
  • Intermediate to Advanced experience with Blue Bean, Plan Grid, Microsoft Project, and SAGE

Education and Experience: 

  • Minimum 3-5 years related Assistant PM experience or equivalent in the construction industry
  • AA Degree in Construction or a related field is a plus
  • BA in Construction or related field is a plus, plus

 

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