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Jewett Construction Co., Inc. is dedicated to delivering high quality and solid value to our wide-ranging client base. For more than 40 years, we’ve put the needs of our clients first, building our reputation on honesty, accountability, safety and hard work.

We employ professionals in many facets of the commercial construction industry including the areas of project management and supervision, project estimating, project coordination, metal building erection, metal roof and siding installation, human resources, payroll, bookkeeping and accounting, business development, sales and marketing, general clerical work, and other administrative positions.

Jewett Construction is located in the small town of Raymond, in tax-free NH—boasting one of the nation’s lowest crime rates, and an education system ranked fifth in the nation by Education Week (January, 2015). Perfectly poised between the White Mountains and the seacoast, and less than an hour from the culturally vibrant cities of Portland to the north, Boston to the south, and the bustling arts center of Portsmouth to the east, it’s a terrific place to work, play and raise a family.

Human Resources Manager

Jewett Construction is a best-in-class general contractor and construction management firm with a 45-year history in New England. We offer fully integrated design build and construction management services for commercial, retail, multi-family residential, industrial warehouse, athletic, educational, and healthcare projects throughout the Northeast.

Jewett Construction is seeking an experienced Human Resources Manager to develop, administer and manage all phases of HR for our growing business. This includes, but is not limited to employment, compensation, benefits, labor relations, safety, training and recruitment. This role will be responsible for the overall HR support for approximately 40-50 employees.

Candidate should be a skilled self-starter with decision making skills to create this new position and thrive in a fast-paced, energetic environment. An ability to collaborate with executives as well as third party vendors with payroll and IT to administer Jewett Construction’s core goals and best practices is a must.

This position is located in our Raymond, NH office and our expanding portfolio and supportive work environment provide excellent opportunities for growth and development. We offer a comprehensive benefits package. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Administration of all phases of HR.
  • Provide advice to employees and management on HR policies and practices.
  • Recruiting, interviewing and hiring new staff.
  • Talent management, creatively motivate, engage and attract employees.
  • Employee onboarding, development and training.
  • Exit strategies and interviews.
  • Payroll management; maintain relationship with third-party payroll firm.
  • Administer, analyze and manage all compensation and benefits plans.
  • Employee safety, welfare, wellness and health.
  • Maintain HR & payroll records and personnel files for all employees.
  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State and local legal requirements by remaining current on existing and new legislation, anticipating legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements and advising management on new and needed actions.
  • Maintain proper postings at home office and all project jobsites.
  • Maintain and enforce HR policies and employee handbook. Communicate changes in policies and procedures and ensure compliance.
  • Management of personnel performance reviews and disciplinary actions.
  • Consult with top Executives on strategic planning.
  • Participate with staffing projections and budgets.
  • Organizing and planning company meetings and activities.
  • Maintain and administer relationship with third-party IT company.
  • Evaluate IT contracts, needs, and make recommendations.
  • Create basic IT manuals for new user set-up, phone set-up, and other system requirements as part of the on-boarding system.
  • Track inventory of computer equipment, phones, etc.
  • Assist with any other Administrative needs of the office.
  • Convey the company’s core values throughout the HR process.
  • Maintain the privacy and confidentiality of employee and company information.

Experience Required:

  • 5+ years of overall HR experience.
  • Experience supporting employees on and off location.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Understanding of business principles and practices and the ability to apply them.
  • Ability to lead complex change and growth with attention to detail.
  • A comfort level with technology, both existing technology and a desire to learn and utilize new to improve efficiencies.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build relationships with executives, employees, vendors & partners.
  • Drive to continually grow and learn more.
  • Degree or Certification in HR preferred.
  • Proficient knowledge in all Microsoft Office products.
  • Proficient in Adobe Acrobat software.

Please include resume and salary requirements with submission.

Construction Laborer

The Laborer is responsible for general job site labor and ensuring safety and cleanliness of job sites.

Summary/Objective The construction laborer performs tasks involving physical labor for commercial construction projects. The position may operate a variety of hand and power tools and may clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, clean up rubble and debris, and remove waste materials. The position may assist other craft workers. Must be able to follow directions with minimal supervision.

Essential Functions
Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in construction projects.
Excavates and fills trenches and ditches.
Maintains a clean job site: picks up all tools and equipment and secures job site each day to eliminate potential hazards.
Performs materials handling and storage.
Loads and unloads trucks and hauls and hoists materials.
Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed. Brings problems to the attention of the Superintendent, Field Operation Manager or HR manager.
Responsible for Jewett property, equipment, tools and supplies.

Competencies
Communication Proficiency
Customer/Client Focus
Diversity and Inclusion
Results Driven
Stress Management/Composure
Teamwork Orientation

Physical Demands
The position lifts heavy objects, walks and stands for long periods of time and performs strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions. The employee lifts, pushes, pulls or carries objects; uses abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. Position requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multiple coordination. The position requires the ability to quickly move arms and legs. The employee must have excellent stamina.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position and may frequently require long hours and weekend work.

Travel
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Required Education and Experience:
High School Education or higher is required.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
Must possess or be able to obtain a valid and appropriate state driver’s license prior to employment.
Must possess current full coverage vehicle insurance.
Work with project team, as well as others within the company, to help things run smoother and promote working together as a TEAM.
Must have the “whatever is takes” attitude to get tasks done.
Responsible for Jewett property, equipment, tools and supplies. 

Safety:
Be current in first aid and CPR procedures on a regular basis in conjunction with the Company safety program and scheduled safety updates.
Understand O.S.H.A. procedures and maintain compliance. Maintain jobsite O.S.H.A. information, and MSDS sheets as a reference for jobsite safety matters.
Maintain safety standards on the job.

Job Type: Full-time

Carpenter

The Carpenter is responsible for general carpentry tasks on a professional commercial construction jobsite.

General Responsibilities:
Perform full range of carpentry tasks from rough framing and finish carpentry.
Perform punch list and warranty work as requested.
Must be able to read blueprints, specifications, drawings, remodel, retrofit and facility repairs.
Responsible for tracking time and materials for carpentry projects.
Strong ethic with respect for clients, staff and subcontractors.
Advise Jewett Construction of ways the Company can improve construction site procedures.
Must possess proper knowledge of necessary construction methods to be used on the job.
Must “stage” the construction site for maximum efficiency.
Responsible for control of all tools. Also responsible for expeditious return of all rental tools and equipment.
Promote teamwork – exhibit dependability, responsibility, loyalty, flexibility, a positive attitude and willingness to help the project team and company as a whole.
Maintain a clean, safe and organized jobsite through the duration of the project.
Pick up materials when required for projects
Work with project team, as well as others within the company, to help things run smoother and promote working together as a TEAM.
Required to have basic hand tools, power drill, circular saws, chop saw or table saws etc.

Safety:
Be current in first aid and CPR procedures on a regular basis in conjunction with the Company safety program and scheduled safety updates.
Understand O.S.H.A. procedures and maintains compliance. Maintain jobsite O.S.H.A. information, and MSDS sheets as a reference for jobsite safety matters.
Maintain safety standards on the job.

Administrative Assistant

Jewett Construction, a Best-in-Class commercial construction management firm in New England is currently seeking a versatile Administrative Assistant.  This individual will report to the President of Jewett Construction.

Qualifications:
Ideal candidates will be proficient in Windows based computer skills and programs.  Specific computer program fluency a plus (including but not limited to Microsoft Office (and Project), Adobe Suite, Timberline, Blue Beam, etc). Candidates should have experience in common business office practices, exhibit strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and administrative skills. The Administrative Assistant will also be required to perform various administrative duties to support the President of Jewett Construction.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Support/liaison for 3rd party IT company
Ordering office supplies and maintaining inventory
Outbound shipping and receipt of shipments
Answering phones or receptionist tasks as needed.
Preparing and compiling proposals and packets for pre-construction and operations
Executive assistant to the President (prepare documents, schedule meetings, complete various tasks as needed)

About Jewett Construction
Jewett Construction is dedicated to delivering high quality and solid value to our wide-ranging client base. For more than 45 years, we’ve put the needs of our clients first, building our reputation on honesty, accountability, safety and hard work.

Compensation:
Pay is commensurate with experience. We also provide a desirable benefits package including a bonus plan, 401K, travel pay, vacation, health benefits, and holiday pay.

Job Type: Full Time

 

Marketing Coordinator

The Marketing Coordinator role was designed for an individual with an interest in both inbound and traditional marketing, social media and content management. This role reports to the Director of Marketing and is a cross-functional position of marketing, technology (IT support) and administrative responsibilities.

Marketing – 40%
Technology Support – 30%
Administrative – 30%

The Marketing Coordinator will assist in the scheduling and creation of social media posts and content. He or she will be responsible for the maintenance of the sales and contact client database and will assist with the design and ordering of routine marketing materials, including but not limited to business cards, job site signage, and apparel. This individual will be responsible for the management of the marketing materials inventory, and make recommendations for new products and orders.

Click here for full Marketing Coordinator/Administrative Assistant Job Description

Construction Assistant Project Manager

Candidate must have 3-5 years of construction management experience. A degree in construction management is a plus. The Assistant Project Manager (APM) is responsible for assisting Project Managers and/or Superintendents in coordinating the activities of a project to ensure cost, schedule, document control and quality standards are met.

Under the direction of the PM, the Assistant Project Manager is expected to take on any/all tasks in the quest to learn all he/she can about construction. The APM must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to successfully manage multiple projects, and be a proactive problem solver. A strong work ethic with respect for clients, staff and subcontractors is required as well.

Click here for the full Assistant Project Manager job description.

Construction Estimator

Candidate must have 5-10 years of pre-construction estimating experience including the ability to negotiate contracts with clients and interface with architects in a professional manner. The construction estimator candidate must have a proven track record of preparing initial detailed scopes of work outlining project requirements.

Duties include estimating using detailed scopes of work and schedules of values, price quantity takeoffs with input from the Lead Estimator and Project Manager, preparing cost estimate summary sheets, and listing critical long lead material items that could cause project delays–identifying items not specifically shown on drawings that will have a cost or schedule impact on the project. Must be highly organized, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, have the ability to successfully manage multiple projects, and be a proactive problem solver. Candidate must be fluent in Excel, and possess a strong work ethic demonstrating respect for clients, staff and subcontractors.

Construction Project Manager

Candidate must have 7-10 years of design-build experience in all phases of commercial, institutional and industrial construction and estimating, and have a proven track record of working with customers from concept to completion. Must be able to contribute on initial sales calls.

Duties include managing cost plus GMP and fixed lump sum, contract administration, job cost accounting, report writing and public relations. Microsoft Office, project management software and scheduling software experience required. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to successfully manage multiple projects, and be a proactive problem solver. A strong work ethic with respect for clients, staff and subcontractors is required as well.

Project Accountant

Candidate must have 5-10 years of accounting experience with a thorough understanding and working knowledge of general accepted accounting principles in a construction environment. Experience with Sage Timberline Accounting software required.

The Project Accountant (PA) supports the company’s business lines by providing timely and accurate financial reporting, analysis and assistance to project teams. The position provides an initial level of compliance and checks-and-balances oversight for project specific financial transactions. The PA is responsible for the project billing process, which includes verifying project costs, contract terms, and coordination with project management to ensure accurate and timely recording of all project revenue and costs.

Become a Jewett Team Member

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