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Our team comes first, it’s known through our multiple awards such as Greater Rochester Chamber Top 100 Companies and Rochester’s Top Workplaces.  As an employer, we’re focused on your growth in the company. From leadership development programs, state-of-the-art technology and an open door policy to learn from each other, you own your personal growth and impact in the company as well as your career. 

We are always looking for great people to become a part of our team. We offer great benefits to retain the talent that’s the best in the industry.

Christa Construction, an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer,  is currently accepting resumes for current and future career opportunities throughout New York State. We offer the following:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Time and Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Healthy Work/Life balance
  • Strong Community Service Practices
  • Open Door Policy
  • And more!

 

We’re always looking for for motivated, driven construction professionals to add to our team. If interested, please send in your resume and cover letter to info@christa.com

Current Positions We’re looking for motivated, driven construction professionals.

Overview

Assist in the overall administrative and technical direction of specified projects. May have responsibility for specific aspects of construction (IE, concrete, masonry, subcontractor administration) and/or other departments (i.e. Purchasing, Cost Accounting) depending on size and scope of project, while maintaining customer satisfaction through quality, service and value. Employment based on a return of a satisfactory background check

Experience

Duties
  • Supervise and direct overall project activities as assigned. Duties include planning and coordinating departmental activities with others; circumventing/resolving problem areas and ensuring all company/project policies, procedures, and standards are maintained.
  • Create, update and monitor construction schedule using Microsoft Project
  • Create and submit all project RFI’s
  • Facilitate in the submittal process under the direction of the project manager
  • Prepare and distribute all project meeting minutes
  • Liaison with client, subcontractors and A/E to ensure construction activities support project schedule and various client requirements
  • Represent company/project in meetings with client, subcontractors, and unions as required
  • Assume total Project Supervisor responsibilities in Project Manager’s absence as needed
  • Maintain all changes to project by posting drawings, updating Project Sight and creating as-built drawings
  • Create closeout binders at end of project under the direction of the project manager
  • Direct meetings with proper notes as required by the project
Autonomy and Accountability

Objectives and how the objectives are achieved will be defined either by the direct supervisor or by explicit procedures and rules. Situations not covered by rules or procedures are referred to supervisor. All assignments, including the performance of tasks and activities, are reviewed by supervisor in detail with the employee.

Technology/Skills
  • Microsoft Project, Intermediate
  • Microsoft Excel, Advanced
  • Microsoft Outlook, Advanced
  • Project Sight, Intermediate
Measure of Performance
  • Work completed is of good quality and free of errors
  • Tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Communication is timely and clear
  • Owners and architects’ expectations are met or exceeded through feedback obtained
  • Proper attendance, professionalism and overall attitude

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Overview

Provide managerial leadership for Christa Construction, LLC, while maintainingcustomer satisfaction through quality, service and value. This position requires the individual to have the personal attributes to manage, direct, mentor and support employees through their daily work while demonstrating Christa’s corporate philosophy of outstanding business ethics and principles.Employment is based on return of satisfactory background check.

Responsibilities

Duties

  • Supervise and direct overall project. Duties include planning and coordinating activities with others; circumventing/resolving problem areas and ensuring all company/project policies, procedures, and standards are maintained
  • Achieving Customer Satisfaction by meeting or exceeding customer expectations. Customers include Owners, Architects, Contractors, Subcontractors, Vendors and Employees
  • Managing, planning, organizing, coordinating and scheduling the work of the staff in their respective corporate division
  • Insuring that projects under their responsibility are being managed effectively and efficiently
  • Responsible for the profitability of assigned projects and the completion of work per schedule utilizing corporate standard operating procedures to accomplish this goal
  • Solicit, purchase, write, and manage contracts, Contractors and Vendors in the execution of work
  • Prepare and distribute payment applications on a monthly basis
  • Track all project costs and prepare monthly cost to complete report
  • Cost code all project invoices
  • Solicit, procure and manage the labor, material and equipment necessary to execute the work of several projects
  • Actively participate in the solicitation and procurement of new and future employees
  • Insure that standard administrative operating procedures are being complied with
  • Create, update and monitor construction schedule using Microsoft Project
  • Create and submit all project RFI’s and submittals
  • Prepare and distribute all project meeting minutes
  • Maintain all changes to project by posting drawings, updating Plangrid and creating as-built drawings
  • Create closeout binders at end of project and submit to appropriate parties
Autonomy and Accountability

Objectives and how the objectives are achieved will be defined either by the direct supervisor or by explicit procedures and rules. Situations not covered by rules or procedures are referred to supervisor. All assignments, including the performance of tasks and activities, are reviewed by supervisor in detail with the employee.

Technology/Skills
  • Microsoft Project, Advanced
  • Microsoft Excel, Advanced
  • Microsoft Outlook,Advanced
  • Project Sight, Intermediate
Measure of Performance
  • Work completed is of good quality and free of errors
  • Tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Communication is timely and clear
  • Owners and architects’ expectations are met or exceeded through feedback obtained
  • Overall project success with special consideration to schedule and profit
  • Proper attendance, attire, professionalism and overall attitude
  • Individual shows responsibility and accountability for their project
  • Solicitation and Procurement of new business

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Overview

Contributes to client satisfaction and company profitability by supervising a building project under the direction of the Superintendent to ensure it is completed safely, on schedule, and meets the quality expectations of the customer. Employment based on the return of a satisfactory background check.

Responsibilities

Duties

Safety
  • Shares responsibility with the Superintendent for the safety of the job site ensuring that all subcontractors are adhering to safety procedures and using protective equipment when necessary and appropriate. Follows and sees that others follow all OSHA regulations and CHRISTA requirements. Utilizes the safety violation charity program when necessary.
  • Visually inspects materials for damage and specifications as well as work being done; requires rework when necessary if work does not meet specification or is not of good quality.
  • Track and Follow up with subcontractors Weekly Tool Box Talks

QA/QC

  • Assists Superintendent with generation of project punch lists.
  • Able to coordinate and track material deliveries from multiple vendors.
Schedule
  • Assists the Superintendent in managing the schedule on a daily basis to ensure it is maintained and the project moves along as scheduled; ensures materials, labor, equipment and job sites are ready when needed and contacts vendors and subcontractors to insure on time delivery of goods and services. Relays potential problems to the Superintendent early on.
  • Reviews the master schedule with the Superintendent, highlighting changes or potential problems. Takes direction from the Superintendent to communicate the schedule to subcontractors.
  • Able to create and track the 3-Week Schedule.
Communication
  • Reviews specific drawings, specifications and submittals assigned by the Superintendent. Communicates changes or questions to the Superintendent.
  • Maintains motivation of subcontractors and is aware of issues that may affect their support on the project and reports them to the Superintendent.
  • Attends weekly meetings with the foreman of each trade to review safety, quality, schedule, delivery and clean up issues.
  • Provides timely and clear communication to subcontractors that expedite decision-making and helps job flow, including verbal and written communications.
  • Close Out
  • Ensures all close-out requirements are completed or will be completed prior to leaving a project site.
  • Follows through on the punch-list program established by the Superintendent and consolidate completed lists for the project close out package.
Autonomy and Accountability

Objectives and how the objectives are achieved will be defined either by the direct supervisor or by explicit procedures and rules. Situations not covered by rules or procedures are referred to supervisor. All assignments, including the performance of tasks or activities, are reviewed by supervisor in detail with the employee.

 Technology / Skills
  • Microsoft Word, Intermediate
  • Microsoft Excel, Intermediate
  • Microsoft Outlook, Intermediate

 

Measure of Performance
  1. Number of preventable accidents/injuries.
  2. Work, material, products and the job site are ready, complete and/or available when needed as assigned by the Project Manager.
  3. Measured by the schedule and the observation of the Project Manager.
  4. Work completed and materials used are of good quality and observed by the Project Manager and others.
  5. Communication is timely and clear as evidenced by the lack of misunderstandings, delays, or poor work due to untimely communication.
  6. Owners and architects’ expectations are met or exceeded through feedback obtained verbally or via survey.
  7. Safety Inspections

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Overview

The following Job Description outlines the Christa Construction experience and skill set requirements for an individual holding the position of Project Superintendent. Employment is based on the satisfactory return of a background check.

Responsibilities

Core responsibilities for a Superintendent:

  1. Jobsite Safety
  2. Schedule Management
  3. Daily Reporting
  4. Jobsite Communication and Coordination
  5. Entrepreneurial Spirit (Leading job with Authority)
  6. Delivering the project High Level of Quality
  7. Accountability

Experience

Minimum Skill Requirements:

Technical Understanding:
  1. Thorough technical knowledge and understanding of all structural trades.  (Mandatory).
  2. Read and comprehend all Contract Documents (Mandatory)
  3. Understand geotechnical, structural and materials testing requirements and
  4. procedures.
  5. Thorough knowledge and understanding of crew size required for various levels of productivity in every critical path trade.
  6. Knowledge of soil types and their properties along with the ability to read and comprehend a soils report.
  7. Experience managing the installation of public utilities. Fully understands the timeframe for design, approval, and easement processes.
  8. Knowledge of Sediment and Erosion Control. SWPPP
  9. Thorough technical knowledge and understanding of site development trades.
  10. Thorough technical knowledge and understanding of all building envelope trades.
  11. Thorough technical knowledge and understanding of all mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection trades.
  12. Thorough technical knowledge and understanding of all finish trade work.
  13. Thorough understanding of plumbing, sprinkler, HVAC, and electrical, fair housing and ADA codes.
  14. Experience managing, coordinating and obtaining close-in inspections and certificate of occupancy.
  15. Can perform a full submittal review
  16. Understand building codes and envelope requirements.
Field Management and Administration
  1. Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and professional as-built drawings.
  2. Manage the commissioning of the building. (if not officially commissioned then manage the MEP engineers’ inspections, and punch lists, mechanical startups and schedule and document all owner training.)
  3. Ability to effectively manage and chair weekly subcontractor meetings, take notes track and update accordingly.
  4. Make project status presentations at Owner meetings.
  5. Complete and maintain accurate and thorough daily reports.
  6. Complete and maintain weekly and incident safety reports.
  7. Manage and maintain an up to date, posted and accurate set of Contract Documents.
  8. Maintain accurate submittal files on the project.

9. Perform accurate takeoffs (lumber, trim, doors, etc.)

10.  Is proficient and experienced with FTP sites, F-drive server access, use and similar computer abilities.

11.  Responsible for coordinating and documenting all required project inspections with the Town, Utilities, Third Party Agencies, insurance representatives, etc.

12.  Has a complete understanding of all subcontractor scopes of work for the project.

Schedule
  1. Thorough understanding of the critical path on a project, sequence of construction, project phasing and various trade durations.
  2. Schedules and manages the project mock-up.
  3. Ability to create and maintain an accurate “three-week look ahead schedule”.
  4. General knowledge of the duration and crew size required to complete various tasks.
  5. Thorough understanding of lead time requirements for materials, selections and work to be performed by others.
  6. Ability to assist the Project Manager in creating an accurate buyout schedule, and the ability to provide accurate dates for the submittal log to avoid late contract awards or material  submittals.
Quality Control – Managing the QA/QC process for the following
  1. Holds Preconstruction meetings
  2. Soils handling, placement, and testing.
  3. Civil utilities (storm, sanitary, water) and public utility (Gas, electric, Phone, Cat) installations.
  4. Concrete and Masonry preparation, placement, and testing.
  5. Structural – steel / decking / joists and LG framing installation, details, layout, and structural  review.
  6. Wood framing practices, inspections, and structural and dimensional review.
  7. MEP rough in practices, coordination, details, and inspections.
  8. Life safety — Fire walls / Smoke walls / Fire caulking / UL assembly.
  9. Insulation (Thermal and Sound) and Vapor barrier.
  10. All Interior finishes (Drywall — carpet).
  11. Exterior -Waterproofing / weather barrier / moisture barrier / air barrier.
  12. Roofing installation, details and inspections.
  13. Siding and flashing, installation, details and inspections.
  14. Masonry exteriors (Brick, Stone, etc.).
Safety
  1. Hold an OSHA 30 Hour certificate.
  2. Obtain and maintain a first aid / CPR certification.
  3. Consistently set a good example for others (wears hardhat, boots, safety glasses, etc.).
  4. Demonstrates the ability and willingness to maintain a safe jobsite including disciplining subcontractors as necessary.
  5. Maintains easily accessible, up to date site specific Christa Construction safety manual.
  6. Collects site specific subcontractor safety manuals from all subcontractors prior to them starting work on site.
Technology / Skills
  • Microsoft Word, Intermediate
  • Microsoft Excel, Intermediate
  • PlanGrid, Intermediate
  • Note Vault, Intermediate
  • Microsoft Outlook, Intermediate
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Job Description
Has Mastered all the skills listed Above with the addition of the items below
  1. Displays ability to write a complete scope of work for all trades.
  2. Can develop and manage the General Conditions budget for the project.
  3. Ability and experience of putting together spending plans and cost control plans (i.e. Temp heat plan, winter condition estimate, temporary road/laydown budget).
  4. Displays ability to manage subcontractor C/O requests (daily extra work tickets) with a high level of fiscal responsibility, and a thorough understanding of the contract scopes.
  5. Understand the pertinent parts of the Owner/Contractor Agreement.
  6. Perform accurate takeoffs (lumber, trim, doors, etc.)
  7. Thorough knowledge and understanding of Christa boilerplate subcontract agreement.
  8. Is proficient in MS word, Excel, and Outlook, and Project.
  9. Ability to Update a schedule, in MS Project
  10. Training and exposure to conducting a Performance Review of a subordinate.
  11. Conduct efficient and effective meetings.
  12. Ability to manage the relationship between the Owner and Christa in a positive manner.
  13. Ability to train, coach and mentor your direct reports. Work with your direct reports to give them experience in various aspects of the work.

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