Careers Why Choose Christa?

At Christa Construction, we seek out the best people who want to build a better future every day. Are you ready to build with us?

We promote an environment of professional development and creative thinking that demonstrates our commitment to hiring and retaining the best people in the industry.  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 or don’t see a position below that is open, please send in your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

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

Overview

The role of the Estimator is to prepare portions of estimates for one or more disciplines while maintaining customer satisfaction through quality, service, and value.

Responsibilities

  • Reviews specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate
  • Prepares estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope
  • Maintains files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current/accurate information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, and price lists
  • Supports other department personnel, as required.  Duties may include preparing estimates in other disciplines.
  • Previews design options and recommends the best solution based on cost, engineering quality, and availability of materials
  • Monitors computer estimating databases and presents any proposed changes to the Chief Estimator
  • Supports business development through community activities and service organizations
  • Supports business development through customer service, lead generation, and/or presentations

Knowledge

  • Four-year engineering degree and three years’ experience in construction or design
  • Two-year college degree and four years’ experience in construction or design
  • Five years estimating, controls, and/or engineering experience
  • Any other appropriate combination of knowledge and experience

Skills

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Advanced knowledge of discipline, estimating techniques, and cost control is required
  • Ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems

Reports to:

  • Chief Estimator

The salary is between $60,000 – $90,000 based on experience.

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Overview

Provide executive managerial leadership for Christa Construction, LLC, promoting Customer 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.

Responsibilities

Role Description – Superintendent

The following responsibilities outline the Christa Construction experience and skill set requirements
for an individual holding the position of project superintendent.

Key Responsibilities

• Jobsite Safety
• Schedule Management
• Daily Reporting
• Jobsite Communication and Coordination
• Entrepreneurial Spirit (Leading job with Authority)
• Delivering the project High Level of Quality
• Accountability

Core Competencies/Skill Sets

Technical Understanding

• Thorough technical knowledge and understanding of all structural trades (Mandatory).
• Read and comprehend all Contract Documents (Mandatory)
• Understands geotechnical, structural and materials testing requirements and
• procedures.
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of crew size required for various levels of productivity in
every critical path trade.
• Knowledge of soil types and their properties along with the ability to read and comprehend a soils
report.
• Experience managing the installation of public utilities. Fully understands the timeframe for design,
approval, and easement processes.
• Knowledge of Sediment and Erosion Control. SWPPP
• Thorough technical knowledge and understanding of site development trades.
• Thorough technical knowledge and understanding of all building envelope trades.
• Thorough technical knowledge and understanding of all mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire
protection trades.
• Thorough technical knowledge and understanding of all finish trade work.
• Thorough understanding of plumbing, sprinkler, HVAC, and electrical, fair housing and ADA codes.
• Experience managing, coordinating, and obtaining close-in inspections and certificate of occupancy.
• Can perform a full submittal review
• Understands building codes and envelope requirements.
Field Management and Administration
• Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and professional as-built drawings.

• Manages the commissioning of the building. (If not officially commissioned then manage the MEP
engineers’ inspections, punch lists, and mechanical startups and schedule and document all owner
training.)
• Ability to effectively manage and chair weekly subcontractor meetings and take notes to track and
update accordingly.
• Ability to work closely with the Project Manager to ensure project harmony.
• Makes project status presentations at owner meetings.
• Completes and maintains accurate and thorough daily reports.
• Completes and maintains weekly and incident safety reports.
• Manages and maintains an up-to-date, posted, and accurate set of contract documents.
• Maintains accurate submittal files on the project.
• Performs accurate takeoffs (lumber, trim, doors, etc.)
• Is proficient and experienced with FTP sites, F-drive server access,
use, and similar computer abilities.
• Responsible for coordinating and documenting all required project
inspections with the Town, Utilities, Third Party Agencies, insurance
representatives, etc.
• Has a complete understanding of all subcontractor scopes of work for the
project.
Schedule
• Thorough understanding of the critical path on a project, sequence of construction, project phasing
and various trade durations.
• Schedules and manages the project mock-up.
• Ability to create and maintain an accurate “three-week look ahead schedule”.
• General knowledge of the duration and crew size required to complete various tasks.
• Thorough understanding of lead time requirements for materials, selections, and work to be
performed by others.
• 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
• Ability to communicate with suppliers to schedule and track materials, lead times, and deliveries
Quality Control – Managing the QA/QC Process
• Holds Preconstruction meetings
• Soils handling, placement, and testing
• Civil utilities (storm, sanitary, water) and public utility (Gas, electric, Phone, Cat) installations.
• Concrete and Masonry preparation, placement, and testing.
• Structural – steel / decking / joists and LG framing installation, details, layout, and structural review
• Wood framing practices, inspections, and structural and dimensional review
• MEP rough in practices, coordination, details, and inspection.
• Life safety — Fire walls / Smoke walls / Fire caulking / UL assembly
• Insulation (Thermal and Sound) and Vapor barrier
• All Interior finishes (Drywall — carpet)
• Exterior -Waterproofing / weather barrier / moisture barrier / air barrier
• Roofing installation, details, and inspections

• Siding and flashing, installation, details, and inspections.
• Masonry exteriors (Brick, Stone, etc.).
Safety
• Holds an OSHA 30 Hour certificate
• Obtains and maintains a first aid/CPR certification
• Consistently sets a good example for others (wears hardhat, boots, safety glasses, etc.)
• Demonstrates the ability and willingness to maintain a safe jobsite including disciplining
subcontractors as necessary
• Maintains easily accessible, up to date site specific Christa Construction safety manual.
• Collects site specific subcontractor safety manuals from all subcontractors prior to them starting
work on site.
• Consistently enforces Christa safety standards

Technology / Skills

Type of Technology, Equipment, Tool Software Skill Level
Oracle Primavera Cloud Intermediate
MicrosoftExcel Intermediate
Procore Intermediate
Note Vault Intermediate
Microsoft Outlook Intermediate

Reports To
• Project Manager

The salary is between $60K and $100K based on experience.

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Overview

Salary is between $75K and $120K based on experience.

The role of the Pre-Construction Project Manager is to provide leadership and support for Estimating and Preconstruction departments at Christa Construction, LLC, while maintaining customer satisfaction through quality, service, and value. The ideal Preconstruction Manager is an active self-starter who expresses a sense of urgency for their work. He or she should be a positive, confident, and passionate person capable of providing clients with quality customer service, coordinating with vendors, and communicating with internal team members. The Pre-Construction Project Manager should be relationship driven and collaborative, able to take direction from supervisors, but also to delegate tasks to team members appropriately. Team members include owners, architects, contractors, vendors, and fellow employees.

Reports to the Director of Pre-Construction Services.

Responsibilities

• Achieving Customer Satisfaction by meeting or exceeding customer expectations while demonstrating Christa’s corporate philosophy of outstanding business ethics and principles.
• Managing, planning, organizing, coordinating and scheduling Preconstruction Activities between Client, Architects, Engineers, Municipalities, Consultants, AHJ’s, Utilities and stakeholders across multiple projects.
• Communication. It is the Preconstruction Managers responsibility to ensure that information is disseminated efficiently and effectively throughout the project team.
• Circumventing/resolving problem areas while maintaining the design-development schedule and managing cost.
• Facilitating, coordinating and documenting design meetings, preparing and distributing meeting minutes and following up on deliverables.
• Conducting QA/QC and Constructability Reviews of design documents through various stages of the design.
• Monitoring design scope for changes affecting budget and/or schedule; identifying cause, advising project team for potential solutions.
• Leading value enhancement efforts as required to serve the client including development of items and lists, compiling ideas, and presenting information to the design team and customer.
• Assisting the design team with programming and design development to achieve Construction Documents which are congruent with the customers budget and expectations.
• Developing Preliminary Construction Schedules thorough understanding of the client’s needs, the critical path on a project, sequence of construction, project phasing, procurement timelines and various trade durations with input from the Operations Team.
• Assisting Estimating department with sub-mining, subcontractor procurement, and descoping of bids.
• Ensuring that the turnover of a project from Preconstruction and Estimating to Operations is done properly with appropriate hand off meetings and all information is transferred to the operations team.
• Participating in presentation with potential clients, as required.
• Assisting in the development of owner contracts and contract exhibits.
• Assisting with procurement of subcontractors and suppliers as required or determined on a project by-project basis.

Knowledge
  • Able to read and comprehend all Construction Documents.
  • Understanding of the Design Build Process.
  • Thorough understanding of contract and insurance documents.
  • Technical understanding of all structural trades.
  • Able to understand geotechnical, structural, and materials testing requirements and
    procedures.
  • Knowledge of soil types and their properties along with the ability to read and comprehend a soils report.
    Experienced in managing the installation of public utilities, understanding of the easement processes as well as timeframes for design and approval.
  • Knowledge of Sediment and Erosion Control. SWPPP
  • Technical understanding of site development trades.
  • Technical understanding of all building envelope trades.
  • Technical understanding of all mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection trades.
  • Technical understanding of all finish trade work.
  • Understanding of construction costs and estimates
  • Technical understanding of fair housing and ADA codes.
  • Experience managing, coordinating and obtaining Permits from Municipalities.
  • Understanding of building codes and building envelope requirements.
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.

Experience

Must have a minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in the construction business.

The salary is between $75K and $120K based on experience.

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Overview

Salary is between $90,000 - $125,000 based on experience.

Provide managerial leadership for Christa Construction, LLC, promoting Customer 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.

Responsibilities

  • Manage, direct, organize, coordinate and schedule the work of the staff in their respective corporate division
  • Ensure that projects are being managed effectively and efficiently operated
  • Responsible for the profitability of assigned projects and the completion of work per schedule utilizing corporate standard operating procedures to accomplish this goal
  • Responsible for complete Customer Satisfaction by meeting and or exceeding customer expectations. Customers include Owners, Architects, Contractors, Subcontractors, Vendors and Employees
  • Solicit, purchase, write, and manage contracts, Contractors and Vendors in the execution of work
  • 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 work and clients. The Development of future business is the responsibility of all Senior Managers=
  • Actively participate in the solicitation and procurement of new and future employees
  • Insure that standard administrative operating procedures are being complied with
  • Actively participate in the community outside of the workplace
  • Schedule, direct and take notes for all PM/OACM meetings

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.

Measure of Performance

  • Projects are managed effectively and efficiently
  • Solicitation and Procurement of new business
  • Community Involvement
  • Owners and architects’ expectations are met or exceeded through feedback obtained
  • Overall project success with special consideration to schedule, project team and profit
  • Proper attendance, attire, professionalism and overall attitude

Skills

Technology/Skills

Type of Technology, Equipment, Tool

Skill Level

Microsoft Project Advanced
Microsoft Excel Advanced
Microsoft Outlook Advanced
Prolog/Plangrid Advanced

The salary is between $90,000 – $125,000 based on experience.

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Overview

Salary is between $55,000 - $100,000 based on experience.

The Project Manager provides managerial leadership for Christa Construction, LLC, promoting Customer 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. Additionally, a Project Manager will be the direct point of contact with clients and owners, developing performance relationships resulting in long term business partnerships.

Responsibilities

  • Supervises and directs the 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.
  • Achieves customer satisfaction by meeting or exceeding customer expectations. Customers
    include owners, architects, contractors, subcontractors, vendors, and employees.
  • Manages, directs, organizes, coordinates, and schedules the work of staff in their respective
    corporate divisions
  • Ensures that projects are being managed effectively and are effectively operated
  • Is responsible for the profitability of assigned projects and the completion of work per
    schedule and utilizes corporate standard operating procedures to accomplish this goal
  • Solicits, purchases, writes, and manages contracts, contractors, and vendors in the execution
    of work
  • Responsible for developing the financial schedule of values inclusive to the overall project
    budget.
  • Prepares and distributes payment applications on a monthly basis
  • Tracks all project costs and prepares monthly cost to complete reports
  • Cost codes all project invoices
  • Solicits, procures, and manages the labor, material, and equipment necessary to execute the
    work of several projects
  • Actively participates in the solicitation and procurement of new and future employees
  • Ensures that standard administrative operating procedures are being complied with
  • Creates, updates, and monitors construction schedules using Microsoft Project and adheres to
    company scheduling standards and practices
  • Creates and submits all project RFIs and submittals
  • Prepares and distributes all project meeting minutes
  • Manages and maintains all changes to projects by posting drawings, updating Project Sight and creating as-built drawings
  • Manages the closeout process at the end of projects to submit to appropriate parties
  • Trains, mentors, and motivates the Assistant Project Manager and/or Project Engineer assigned to their projects

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.

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

Reports to:

  • Senior Project Manager

Skills

Type of Technology, Equipment, Tool

Skill Level

Microsoft Project Advanced
Microsoft Excel Advanced
Microsoft Outlook Advanced
Project Sight Intermediate

The salary is between $55,000 – $100,000 based on experience.

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