Founded in 2006, Hare Construction, Inc. is a Multifaceted Expert Construction Company located on the Monterey Peninsula of California with projects spanning the greater Bay Area. Specializing in quality, Hare Construction is dedicated to providing the highest level of professionalism throughout all aspects of the construction life-cycle. We are fully capable of providing achievable Period of Performance deadlines, specializing in Fast-Track Projects and Customizable Scheduling. We pride ourselves in our flexibility to accomplish Rapid Response Capabilities and in providing cost-effective, quality solutions for a wide variety of project requirements for both government and private sector businesses.

We are currently looking for:

Project management responsibilities include delivering every project on time within budget and scope. Project managers should have a background in construction, architecture, engineering, business skills, management, budgeting, and analysis. Project managers are skilled at getting the best out of the people and projects that they oversee. They thrive when planning projects and working with project teams.

Job Duties

  • Provide seasoned construction knowledge & leadership to decrease construction costs and expedite construction schedule
  • Coordinating internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of construction projects
  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope, and within budget
  • Ensuring resource availability and allocation

Responsibilities

  • Report directly to the Director of Operations
  • Prepare and present job estimates, change orders, & detailed project schedules
  • Oversee & finalize the preparation & submittal of the following, to include but not limited to: client invoices, vendor invoices, punch-lists & close-outs, timecards
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders, and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs
  • Inspect and maintain safe and productive site conditions of all responsible projects
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Establish, manage the relationship with the client, third parties/vendors, and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Any other requests from the Director of Operations

Requirements

  • Great educational background, preferably in the fields of construction, architecture, or engineering project managers
  • Proven working experience as a project administrator in the construction sector
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of permit facilitation, and construction safety

At Hare Construction, the Estimator is valued as one of the first people to interact with the building process, creating a smooth start for their team. They use technology and mathematical skill to prepare an estimation of the amount of materials and time needed for the construction of a home or commercial property in accordance with Company Policies. They regularly visit sites and work with internal and external stakeholders to deliver optimized results. While this position will be primarily based in the Monterey area, there will also be opportunity to travel to North Bay counties as the business continues to expand.

 

Job Responsibilities 

• Report directly to the Director of Construction
• Complete Prospect Information Forms and ensure that all information pertinent to a prospective project is captured
• Create jobs in Sage and provide all necessary information
• Establish an estimated schedule for each project
• Perform a comprehensive side-by-side comparison of bids to select the most time/cost effective options
• Prepare cost analysis and ensure all necessary line items are included in each project bid
• Create a Schedule of Values to be presented to the client during the bidding process
• Complete necessary permitting processes prior to handing off to a Project Manager
• Establish and maintain working relationships with clients, vendors and subcontractors

Requirements 

• Previous experience in project estimation
• Exhibit strong skills in organization, prioritization, multi-tasking and attention to detail
• Ability to read plans/drawings effectively and utilize take off software
• Experience with Microsoft Suite
• Must have the ability to clearly and effectively communicate with clients, subcontractors and team members
• Experience with Sage 100 Contractor preferred
• Must be dedicated, able to work independently and have a “self-starter, can-do” attitude
• Experience with vendor negotiation

 

  • Provide seasoned construction knowledge and leadership to decrease construction costs or expedite construction schedule
  • Layout, lead, and supervise Hare Construction crews through carpentry and trade work
  • Cost control and building knowledge
  • Keep construction costs within contract budget
  • Negotiate with subcontractors to align contract amounts with internal scope budget
  • Coordinate change orders and cost allowances throughout project to prevent loss on materials or labor
  • Confirm documented approval of finish selections prior to install or acquisition Schedule control
  • Update schedule weekly/bi-weekly and report to the Project Manager of any significant changes
  • Report any significant schedule extensions caused by change orders to Project manager
  • Complete all projects on time and in accordance to original project schedule and approved schedule extensions
  • Final punch-list is completed within approved schedule duration
  • Supervise subcontractors and self-perform workmanship confirming all construction requirements meet plans, specs, codes, and client/architect expectations (maintain zero call­backs due to lack of supervision or poor execution)
  • Client retention and acquisition; not to exceed one unresolved client complaint leading to permanent customer dissatisfaction or two valid client complaint whether resolution is achieved or not
  • Punctuality and availability; not to exceed more than two incidents of tardiness

In the Foreman capacity, you will be able to:

  • Communicate well, lead and plan.
  • Follow instructions from superintendents / project managers.
  • Do layouts.
  • Communicate with subcontractors as directed by superintendent/manager.
  • Report daily to superintendent/manager.
  • Display foresight to ensure workers know what duties are required now and in the future to keep the schedule moving.
  • Ensure that workers are working per the schedule.
  • Coordinate schedule with construction superintendent.
  • Ensure that safety precautions are implemented during construction.
  • Deal with any sort of problems with workers.
  • Ensure work is of a high quality in addition to meeting schedule deadlines.
  • Ensure rules of the employer are followed.
  • Ensure tools and equipment used in construction are used safely and that they are safely stored at end of work day.
  • Motivate workers to work with high efficiency, ensuring that the work is completed on time.
  • Collect and verify crew timecards.
  • Pick up supplies (if required).
  • Make materials lists.
  • Read drawings.

In the Carpenter capacity, you will be able to:

  • Follow instructions from superintendents / project managers.
  • Do layouts.
  • Communicate with subcontractors as directed by superintendent/manager.
  • Report daily to superintendent/manager.
  • Measure and mark cutting lines on materials, using ruler, pencil, chalk, and marking gauge.
  • Verify accuracy (true-ness) of structure using plumb bob and level.
  • Shape or cut materials to specified measurements using hand tools, machines, or power saw.
  • Study specifications in blueprints, sketches or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.
  • Assemble and fasten materials to make framework or props using hand tools and wood screws, nails, dowel pins, or glue.
  • Erect scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level.
  • Install structures and fixtures such as windows, frames, floorings, trim, or hardware using carpenter’s hand and power tools.
  • Select and order lumber and other required materials.
  • Maintain timecards, records, document actions and present written progress reports.
  • Finish surfaces or woodwork or wallboard in houses and buildings using paint, hand tools, and paneling.
  • Work with and/or remove hazardous material.
  • Construct forms and chutes for pouring concrete.
  • Pick up supplies (if required).
  • Make materials lists.
  • Read drawings.
  • Willing to dig ditches or whatever is required.
  • Keep work area clean.

As a skilled Laborer you will be responsible for cleaning and preparing construction sites for the building of structures and buildings.  You need to be able to load materials, read plans and specifications, tend machines, mix and pour concrete, and assist carpenters, foremen and other construction site workers.

Job Essentials

  • Follow instructions from superintendents / managers
  • Communicate, plan, anticipate needs.
  • Assist in building structures for residential, business and construction sites.
  • Participate in demolitions.
  • Mix concrete.
  • Pump concrete, grout, cement, sand, or plaster.
  • Use spray guns for application of material to ceilings or walls.
  • Assist construction managers.
  • Read designs and plans.
  • Dig trenches.
  • Install sewer, water, and storm drainpipes.
  • Operate laser guidance equipment to place pipes.
  • Operate air, electric, and pneumatic drills.
  • Remove hazardous materials.
  • Operate pavement breakers, jackhammers, earth tampers, concrete, mortar and plaster mixers.
  • Survey and measure equipment.

Apply by emailing us at info@hareconstruction.com. Your cover letter should be in the body of your email and your resume and references attached as PDF files.

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