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Project Coordinator

The Project Coordinator works under the leadership of our project managers to keep all parts of the project organized and running according to plan.  This is a critical project support position with a wide variety of responsibilities that support our construction leaders to get our customers’ projects completed safely, accurately and at the highest quality.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage project documentation and coordinate documentation revisions and distributions.
  • Develop, distribute, track all correspondence related to the project documents – subcontract agreement and exhibits, drawings, specifications, addenda, bid RFI responses, bid qualifications, etc. 
  • Prepare standard project status reports for project delivery team or work group, client and management. Reports typically include: status update, budget, schedule and risk.
  • Enter project information data (i.e. project status updates, schedule updates, cash flow forecasts) and project documentation into project management technology tools (software applications, web-based tools, job cost accounting tools).
  • Development of the required submittal within Procore, track workflow during the submittal process and work with appropriate team members to review and approve/edit as necessary by reviewing the project specifications and identifying what is required for submission.
  • Review and processes documentation for project commitments (i.e. Agreements, Contracts, Work Authorizations, Purchase Orders).
  • Work with accounting and support staff to ensure all compliance documents are received and processed. Work with project team members to ensure initial compliance documents are obtained prior to subcontractor’s first day onsite.
  • Assists in project close-out procedures for all projects including: arranging archiving of hard copy files; receipts of necessary close out/turnover documents; compliance with close-out checklist; coordination of lien searches; receipt of occupancy and closed building permits and warranty manuals; 
  • Assists with project administration deliverables (i.e. meeting minutes; budget tracking; schedule updates; move management; closeout).

Required For Success

  • Associate’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related field preferred, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years’ relevant construction or administrative support work experience. 
  • Strong problem solving, prioritization and organizational skills.
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Enjoys working independently and under direction of others, 
  • Ability to multitask and produce results within specified deadlines 
  • Proficient with office productivity software, including Microsoft Word and Excel. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Project Engineer

The Project Engineer manages, evaluates and assesses information necessary to construct the project on time, within budget and to the quality specified by the contract documents. The Engineer is the individual on the project responsible for building the overall project “on paper”.  Project Engineers work under the leadership of Project Managers and provide mentoring and coaching to Project Coordinators and Interns. 

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Acts as liaison with Architects, Subcontractors, Consultants, Suppliers, Inspectors and other partners in resolving issues related to plans and specifications.
  • Oversee and make decisions related to contract drawings and subcontract information. Ensure that all drawings and specifications properly relate to the estimate.
  • Manage submittals and shop drawings. Assess conformance to contract specifications and resolve any conflicts in interpretation.
  • Negotiate and request change orders. Manage information related to changes in the work, prepare an independent analysis, obtain and check estimates for the changes from subcontractor; resolve any conflicts.
  • Overseeing the close-out process. Preparing final records for the project such as Requests for Information (RFI's), close-out records, warranties, as-builts, Operations and Maintenance manuals (O&Ms), and evaluating information to insure compliance with contract documents.
  • Prepare Scope of Work documents for trades and develop reports related to all aspects of the project.
  • Schedule and attend relevant meetings, such as subcontractor trade coordination meetings, preconstruction meetings, submittal review, etc.

Required For Success

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 2+ years’ relevant work experience – ideally in commercial construction or with estimating and managing self-performed work activities and subcontracted work.
  • Strong problem solving, prioritization and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Proficient with office productivity software, including MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project, or other project management solutions.
  • OSHA 10, CPR and First Aid Certification required upon hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Estimator

The Estimator analyzes all project documents to determine the overall estimated cost of a project. Estimators gather, calculate and compile data to produce construction cost estimates for competitive bid proposals in a timely manner. The Estimator is also required to perform a thorough and detailed turnover of awarded projects to the project management team.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Reviewing bid documents (plans, specifications, geotechnical reports, etc.)
  • Preparing scopes of work for specific trades.
  • Completing quantity takeoff for assigned trade responsibilities using OnScreen Takeoff software.
  • Monitoring project bid list(s) and communicating with our trade partners to ensure coverage.
  • Gathering and analyzing subcontractor bids on bid day, and entering price/scope data into spreadsheets for bid/scope comparison.

Required For Success

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related field preferred, but not required.
  • 3+ years’ relevant work experience – ideally in commercial construction or with estimating and managing self-performed work activities and subcontracted work.
  • Strong problem solving, prioritization and organizational skills.
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to work on multiple projects with different deadlines simultaneously.
  • Proficient with office productivity software, including Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • Experience with estimation software, such as On Screen Takeoff and Blue Beam is helpful, but not required.

About Chesapeake Contracting Group

Chesapeake Contracting Group, Inc. is a privately held, award-winning commercial general contractor. For over 40 years, we have gone beyond construction delivery services by offering creative planning and solutions from project concept to completion. Our expertise encompasses automotive dealerships, retail, mixed-use, restaurants, mid-rise office and medical buildings, flex-space, warehouses, and tenant fit-outs.

Our employees are dedicated individuals with a great work ethic who are committed to improving and growing every part of their area of responsibility. Our employees are skilled, confident, and career-oriented individuals who thrive on the challenge of constantly learning and sharing ideas. They are driven by our mission to be the very best contractor in the region.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Project Manager

The Project Manager (PM) develops, coordinates, implements, and manages all facets necessary to construct the project on time, within budget, and to the quality specified. The PM provides leadership and serves as the liaison between project team members and external partners to promote the interest of both the business and its customers in all matters.  The PM is the primary leader for the construction project and reports to a Project Executive.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Establish, define and promote values, expectations, and performance standards for team and external partners in accordance with the Company’s mission, vision, and values.
  • Facilitate construction start through project closing as a liaison with the owners of assigned tasks.
  • Organize necessary resources, including people, materials, equipment, tools, and time to meet tight deadlines and achieve desired results.
  • Create and maintain the production schedule and ensure the proper sequencing of construction activities such that consultants and subcontractors can operate profitably and efficiently.
  • Manage budget and financial reporting, interpret and analyze reports to ensure adherence to project budget.  Complete required documentation of project progression.
  • Conduct weekly/bi-weekly progress meetings with PM's/owner/architect/engineers.
  • Lead, coach, train and develop team members and maintain a positive working environment for the entire project team.

Required For Success

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of progressive experience in ground-up commercial construction, preferably as Project Manager, or Site Manager with a general contractor on negotiated or hard bid projects.  Thorough knowledge of construction cost, scheduling, estimating, purchasing, and engineering principles and techniques. 
  • Demonstrated ability to calmly and professionally resolve or escalate issues with clients, subcontractors, and other third parties in a timely manner. 
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills along with keen attention to detail.
  • Proficient with construction management and office productivity software, including MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project, Procore, Timberline, or other web-based or mobile document and project management solutions.
  • Professional designations such as CCM, PMP, CEP, and LEED Accredited Professional Status are encouraged.
  • OSHA 30, CPR and First Aid Certification required upon hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Project Superintendent

The Superintendent manages all functions of the jobsite as it relates to commercial construction while providing excellent customer service.  This hands-on problem solver is responsible for overall onsite management of the project from inception to final acceptance, including all onsite planning, organization, and control of the work in the field.  The Superintendent provides supervision and coordination of subcontractors and other partners while ensuring safe conditions on construction job sites.  We rely on our Superintendents to work closely with project managers and engineers to form an effective leadership team for our clients.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain the production schedule and ensure the proper sequencing of construction activities such that consultants and subcontractors can operate profitably and efficiently.
  • Coordinate materials deliveries and site inspections.
  • Monitor the work of subcontractors, laborers, and other partners to ensure compliance with relevant laws, protection of the company from risk, and the compliance with established budgets and deadlines.
  • Participate in weekly/bi-weekly progress meetings with PM's/owner/architect/engineers.
  • Complete required documentation of project progression.
  • Maintain high quality control while implementing good construction safety practices with all on-site activity.
  • Manage on-site assigned personnel, providing a positive work environment for professional and personal growth.

Required For Success

  • 5+ years commercial construction experience, ideally as a Superintendent or in a similar position. Knowledgeable with the most common construction trades. 
  • Proficient with reading, understanding, and interpreting plans, specifications, drawings, contracts, and other documents.
  • Familiarity with construction management and office productivity software, including MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project, Procore, Timberline, or other web-based or mobile document and project management solutions.
  • Able to interact and communicate professionally with all parties associated with the project.  Effectively resolve or escalate issues with subcontractors and other third parties in a timely manner.
  • OSHA 30, First Aid, & CPR Certification required upon hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

EDGE Intern

Are you a construction management, engineering or business major looking for a rewarding summer internship experience?  Chesapeake Contracting Group is the ideal place to grow and learn from the best in the construction industry.  Many of our interns work with us for multiple summers while earning their college degree, then go on to join our team after graduation.

E - Experiencing the construction industry
D - Develop skills and knowledge
G - Grow professionally and personally
E - Explore a network of construction professionals

The goal of this internship program is to provide students with opportunities that will provide real life experiences to help supplement their academic knowledge with practical experience.  An in-depth look at our industry will give students the chance to broaden their skills while growing professionally and personally.  

By immersing students in all aspects of our industry, our Interns gain professional, technical, and social skills by participating in the company’s day-to-day operations.  You will get real, hands-on experience by taking on job roles such as estimating, field supervision, and project management by working alongside professionals in their respective positions.  You will also become certified in Procore Construction Management Software and other technology used in the industry.

CCG is currently accepting applications for the Summer 2020 EDGE program.

Required For Success

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree program with an accredited university, majoring in Civil or Construction Engineering, Construction Management or a related field.
  • Rising Sophomore or above with a minimum 3.0 GPA Overall
  • Available to work full-time over a 10-12 week period during the summer
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Possess demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills, and be able to make decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong team-oriented mentality and acceptance of responsibility for project completion
  • Reliable transportation and willingness to travel to various job sites 
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills
  • Strong organization and time-management skills

Equal Opportunity Employer

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