Coordinator – Project Manager – Chicago

Reports To: Estimator

Job Description

Are you a problem solver, detail oriented, a capable multi tasker, organizational strong, understands construction and enjoys assisting people when they are in need.  This is a career position you would thrive in.  You need to apply for this position, if interested.  Read further on the responsibilities, job requirements and our complete benefit package.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage and facilitate commercial and residential projects from start to finish.
  • Generate daily work orders, communicate, and schedule work for your Team.
  • Generate and provide accurate project schedules to customers and assigned subcontractors.
  • Maintain frequent communication with customers, subcontractors, and estimator.
  • Coordinate, assist and order material selections with the customer.
  • Determine and generate material take offs and facilitate the purchase of materials.
  • Approve & submit subcontractor invoices for payment to A/P Clerk.
  • Secure necessary permits.
  • Maintain an orderly and clean job site.
  • Coordinate inspection of the property with building inspectors.
  • Obtain and submit Certificate of Completion.
  • Communicate with estimator weekly to provide status on all projects.
  • Develop and work within job budgets.
  • Encourage that OSHA guidelines for employees and subcontractors are followed.

Education Requirements

Associates Degree in Construction Management or equivalent related experience

Physical Demands

  • Lift (frequently) 5-40 lbs., lift (infrequently) 25 -50 lbs..
  • Will involve frequent stand/walk/ push/pull.
  • Occasional climbing (ladders, etc.), balancing, crouching, frequent stooping, reaching, kneeling, and handling.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces.
  • Exposure to weather with temperatures ranging from mild/moderate to extreme cold/heat.
  • Exposure to noise levels ranging from moderate to loud being occasional to frequent.

Licenses & Certifications

Will attain as needed.

Dwelling Contractor

OSHA 10HR recommended

Lead Safe Renovator

  • Valid Driver’s license.  Checked quarterly.
  • Water, Fire & Smoke and Applied Structural Drying IICRC Certifications are preferred.  Training will be provided.

Work Requirements

  • 7:00am – 4:30PM on the job and/or available by phone
  • Work weekends if a job demands it.
  • Be on-call on a monthly rotational basis
  • Knowledge of construction.
  • Organizational & multi-tasking skills.
  • Communicate effectively with all departments, subcontractors, and customers.
  • Computer literate.
  • Locate, identify, vet and manage subcontractors.
  • Review jobs on a weekly basis with the estimator.
  • Establish a budget target.
  • Achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Provide customer with a project job schedule.
  • 3 to 4 yrs. work experience in construction project management is required.

Shift Requirements

7-3:30 PM.  Between 40-45 hours per week, as necessary.

This position requires a professional appearance and demeanor to be maintained at all times.

At Giertsen, we have provided care while serving people in their time of extreme need.  We are looking for top producing people to join our team.  Attributes of respect, delivering what has been promised and taking pride and ownership in what they do.

Since 1918, Giertsen has been an industry leader in the areas of mitigation, content restoration, reconstruction and Exterior systems.  The company serves residential, institutional, and commercial customers and clients in WI, MN and Il.

From flooding to fires and frozen pipes, Giertsen responds with 24-hour emergency service to assist in people’s lives during chaotic of events. We are here to serve, to provide stellar customer service and finish strong with a superior quality product.  We continually strive to maintain these objectives and provide an experience that is second to none.

Benefits

  • Hourly wage: Premium Rate opportunity (Emergency Service, Lead, Bio, Mold, Asbestos)
  • Bonus program with qualifiers, based upon profit margin and days of job completion.
  • Health/Dental Package: Open Enrollment in November/December (each year you will be enrolled with no changes)
  • Need to be employed with Giertsen for 62 days
  • Need to be full time employee (30+ hours each week)
  • Flex Plan: Medical and Dependent Care (pre-tax option) Medical Flex Plan is up to $2,750 (per calendar year, pre tax) Dependent Care is $5,000 (per calendar year, pre- tax) Open Enrollment in November/December (two week period, need to re-enroll each year)
  • Life Insurance Policy: Giertsen Company Provided – $25,000 Life Policy
  • UNUM Package: Short term & Long term Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401K/Roth 401K (Fidelity Netbenefits) Employee needs to be full time for one year. Eligible after one year, with auto enroll, 100% Vested. Giertsen Company will provide a 20% match, with a 6% cap.
  • Fuel Reimbursement Program: Need to be an authorized driver and qualify per jobs driven
  • Paid Personal Time off
  • Paid Holiday: x6 (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Labor Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July)
  • Access to Giertsen Company Vehicle: need to be an approved driver, on Giertsen Company safe driver list
  • Giertsen Company Apparel Program: Eligible (x2) year for approved Giertsen Company logo apparel
  • Safety Kit: PPE Package: Hard Hat, safety goggles (x2 pairs), half face respirator, gloves, back support, etc.
  • Tool Reimbursement Program: Company reimburse 50% for approved tool purchases
  • Company pays monthly for phone: $50.00
  • Superior Vision Package: Vision Plan benefits

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