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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.


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 (November 2018)

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

PROJECT MANAGER 5-10 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 a plus.

PROJECT ENGINEER A minimum of two (2) years progressive construction experience in a project engineering role or equivalent. Either a four-year degree or equivalent combination of technical training and job experience. Must be detail-oriented and PC literate including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of BIM and Virtual Design Experience a plus.

MEP PROJECT MANAGER Alexander is seeking an MEP Project Manager with a minimum of five years experience as a Project Manager or Assistant Project Manager/Project Engineer in commercial construction or institutional buildings, and thorough knowledge of MEP construction. This candidate will provide overall project management of, and leadership for MEP and Fire Protection Trades on multiple projects. Typical duties include: developing and maintaining a positive relationship with MEP subcontractors serving the Harrisburg area, producing estimates, providing review of the design concepts and offer Value Engineering concepts and cost analysis, developing 'scope of work' for MEP trades, provide input for the development and maintenance of project schedule, participate in periodic progress meetings, receive, review and approve monthly MEP subcontractor, vendor invoices and change orders, oversee the quality of the MEP field-installed work, and ensure that the MEP aspects of the job are closed out in a timely manner. A working knowledge of 3D coordination and/or BIM is preferred. Candidate must possess either a four-year engineering, architectural or other relevant technical degree or equivalent job experience.

SAFETY REPRESENTATIVE Alexander is seeking a safety representative to implement corporate safety and health programs at the jobsite level. The successful candidate will have a minimum 2 years of construction safety experience and strong knowledge of federal safety and health regulations.

PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT Alexander is seeking a superintendent with 5-10 years' experience in a general contracting/construction management environment. Experience in health care, retail, commercial, hotel, institutional or office building projects required as well as proven experience and extensive knowledge of craft work.

PROJECT ESTIMATOR Alexander is seeking a full-time estimator who is a strong team player with excellent communication and people skills. Must have four-year degree and have experience with conceptual estimating. 10 plus experience in estimating.

PROJECT ACCOUNTANT Alexander is seeking a Project Accountant. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience and a 4-year degree in Accounting/Finance. Construction accounting is a plus.

ASSISTANT/ADMINISTRATOR Alexander is seeking a full-time project assistant/administrator. Experience working in the design or construction industry is a plus. Proficient with Microsoft Office.

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.

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.


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


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


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