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Alexander has been providing construction management and general contracting services to clients in the Mid-Atlantic region since 1928. Alexander constructs and renovates corporate office buildings, hospitals, retail buildings, hotels, universities, correctional facilities, structured parking facilities, and residential towers. Alexander employs experienced construction professionals who deliver high-quality, cost-effective facilities on schedule.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Alexander is always looking for bright, talented professionals -- project managers, project superintendents, project engineers, project accountants, and estimators. We offer competitive salary, an extensive benefits package, a team-oriented workplace, and a focus on safety. Alexander is an equal opportunity employer.

CURRENTLY HIRING (February 2018)

Alexander Building Construction Co., an established, major State College area General Contractor/Construction Manager is currently seeking to fill the following positions:

PROJECT MANAGER 5 years of experience in a general contracting/construction management environment. 4-5 year degree required in addition to progressive construction industry experience as a Project Manager involved in construction of commercial or institutional buildings. Experience in healthcare and higher education is a plus.

PROJECT ENGINEER A minimum of two (2) years progressive construction experience or 4 year degree is required. Must be detail-oriented and PC literate, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of BIM and Virtual Design Experience is a plus.

We offer an excellent benefit package including 3 weeks of vacation annually, health, dental and vision, 401(k), health savings account, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance policies. We thrive on creating a family atmosphere with room for advancement.

TO APPLY TO ANY OF THE ABOVE POSITIONS
Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: sccresume@shoemakerco.com.
Equal Opportunity Employer

PROJECT MANAGERS provide overall management for the project and are the main point of contact with the owner. The project manager works with project executives, the preconstruction department, and the design team to develop the project schedule, construction plan, and phasing. During construction, the project manager is responsible for managing and directing the work of specialty contractors and Alexander’s personnel. The project manager also uses our in-house cost control, scheduling, and material and equipment delivery control systems to plan and manage the construction process. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, or a related discipline and five years of applicable experience, or an equivalent combination of technical training and job experience. Knowledge of PC-based software relating to project scheduling and cost control required.

SUPERINTENDENTS are responsible for directing the foremen and field operations of the various specialty contractors on the project site. Duties include schedule development, quality control, safety control, coordination of job site construction activities, interfacing with the site facilities personnel, daily inspections, and adherence to project schedules. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline and five years of field supervisory experience in the construction of commercial and/or institutional buildings, or an equivalent combination of technical training and job experience.

PROJECT ENGINEERS are responsible for checking all shop drawings for accuracy, maintaining and updating the schedule, maintaining and updating material expediting systems, maintaining a formal Request for Information (RFI) process, and reviewing and processing changes. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of technical training and related experience. Familiarity with PC-based software in order to learn project scheduling and cost control is required.

PROJECT ACCOUNTANTS work with the project manager in the coordination of information and cash flow between the owner, Alexander, and the subcontractor/suppliers. Duties include the monthly owner invoice, subcontractor/ supplier payments, cost tracking, and analysis within the construction management software. Qualifications include two years of college or other business training including two accounting courses (associate’s degree in accounting preferred) and two years experience in a construction accounting environment or equivalent combination of education and job experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel required.

ESTIMATORS work as part of the preconstruction services staff to prepare bid packages, conceptual estimates, analysis of subcontractor bids, etc., for specific line items. Estimators interface with owners, A/E firms, and contractors to provide engineering and cost data regarding project feasibility. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering or related discipline, or equivalent combination of technical training and experience. A minimum of two years experience in estimating or five years in the building construction industry. Knowledge of computerized estimating systems and cost data bases and word processing software.

COMPANY BENEFITS

What are the primary benefits offered to Alexander employees?

Alexander offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Medical insurance (including prescription drug benefit)
  • Dental insurance
  • 401-(k) plan
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Dependent care account
  • Three weeks vacation annually
  • Paid holidays

TO APPLY

Submit your resume with a cover letter via email to: sccresume@shoemakerco.com

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