Careers

Design-Build Construction Management

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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.

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.

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

If you’d like to be considered for an employment opportunity at Jewett Construction Co., Inc. please fill out the form below and upload a copy of your resume. Please no phone calls.