Career Opportunities

GIS Director

Job Summary:

Seeking a qualified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) to manage company mapping software along with geographical information and data related to our organization. The GISP candidate will develop our custom GIS database and mapping analysis. The GISP will also integrate existing company software and data necessary for capturing, managing, analyzing and displaying all forms of geographic information. In addition, the candidate must be able to collaborate with IT disciplines to ensure that necessary changes to the information technology environment are instituted with an appropriate level of quality, cost, and consistency.

 

Essential Functions:

* Responsible for designing, programming and analyzing data in GIS;

* Implement ESRI Server, Portal, interactive maps, map viewing tools, & data collection tools.

* Coordinate/implement database programming, schema design, development and administration;

* Responsible for Create high quality exhibits and maps for...

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Job Summary:

Seeking a qualified Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) to manage company mapping software along with geographical information and data related to our organization. The GISP candidate will develop our custom GIS database and mapping analysis. The GISP will also integrate existing company software and data necessary for capturing, managing, analyzing and displaying all forms of geographic information. In addition, the candidate must be able to collaborate with IT disciplines to ensure that necessary changes to the information technology environment are instituted with an appropriate level of quality, cost, and consistency.

 

Essential Functions:

* Responsible for designing, programming and analyzing data in GIS;

* Implement ESRI Server, Portal, interactive maps, map viewing tools, & data collection tools.

* Coordinate/implement database programming, schema design, development and administration;

* Responsible for Create high quality exhibits and maps for multiple projects;

* Developing IT best practices, coordinating, planning, and driving technical solutions surrounding company’s database including use of tablet computers in the field;

* Importing/exporting information from Microsoft and other brands of software to our company database;

* Maintaining shapefiles, File Geodatabases, and SQL databases;

* Ensuring changes/updates to company database are documented, tested, & approved by users;

* Training staff on coordinate system using AutoCAD and GIS;

* Communicating effectively with programmer and staff to implement database development;

* Leading and managing a staff of 2-3 GIS technicians to create dynamic interactive maps, and conduct geospatial/statistical analysis and queries; and

* Keeping well-informed of technical changes and innovations.

 

Minimum Requirements:

* Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems or related field;

* Proficiency with database systems and design methodologies;

* Experience managing & implementing ESRI GIS systems & Server;

* Proficient in data conversion;

* Experience working with SQL database;

* Demonstrated knowledge managing database systems;

* Python scripting ability a plus

* Advanced map creation & advanced querying using ESRI products

* Geospatial statistical analysis and integration of sensor & satellite data a plus

* Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills required to work with technical specialists and a diverse user community including field personnel; and

* Strong analytical and organizational skills.

 

Contact: Blair Sobba , Sobba Group 559-435-6767 or email: blair@sobbagroup.com

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Manager of ECM Development

Overview

This position shall provide assistance to, and report directly to the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Manager, who is responsible for design, integration, organization, utilization, quality assurance, and management of the ECM system.

 

Responsibilities

* Understanding the data structures, operation, and application of the ECM implementation for management of business data documentation

* Primary POC for “Help Desk” assistance to end users.

** Diagnose ECM issues and recommend solutions

** Assist users with development of customized views

** Assist users organize their data into the ECM structures

* Work with businesses, managers and end-users to identify and document ECM requirements

* Create and maintain the ECM Data Dictionary

* Perform System Test - verify that logic is appropriate and validate the system operates as designed

* Assist with development and documentation of user documentation, business process documentation, SOPs, naming conventions, process conventions ...

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Overview

This position shall provide assistance to, and report directly to the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Manager, who is responsible for design, integration, organization, utilization, quality assurance, and management of the ECM system.

 

Responsibilities

* Understanding the data structures, operation, and application of the ECM implementation for management of business data documentation

* Primary POC for “Help Desk” assistance to end users.

** Diagnose ECM issues and recommend solutions

** Assist users with development of customized views

** Assist users organize their data into the ECM structures

* Work with businesses, managers and end-users to identify and document ECM requirements

* Create and maintain the ECM Data Dictionary

* Perform System Test - verify that logic is appropriate and validate the system operates as designed

* Assist with development and documentation of user documentation, business process documentation, SOPs, naming conventions, process conventions and workarounds.

* Create and maintain ECM training documentation

* Development and Maintenance of M-Files Document Templates

* Assist with establishment of Quality Assurance processes, reviews, auditing, algorithm and test development, and reporting

* Maintain design documentation including ER database diagrams

* Audit, modify, and amend data in systems using SQL commands, hand-editing, and bulk import.

* Help to manage SQL database integration and create ETLs to import data into ECM

* Experienced in the real estate transactions or development/construction highly preferred

 

Experience

* Familiarity with computer programming with competence in SQL and at least one other coding language

* 3+ years of experience with relational database management systems

* 1+ years of experience with Enterprise Content Management

* Business process engineering employing a formalized methodology

* Familiarity with financial terms and nomenclature is a plus

* Domain knowledge of Real Estate and/or Farming is a plus

 

Skills

* Microsoft Office Suite

* Excellent writing and communication skills in English

* Understanding of relational database structures and forms

* Familiarity with SQL. NoSQL skills is a plus.

* Familiarity or quickly become familiar with ECM tools (M-Files)

 

Education

* BA or BS in any discipline

* Advanced degree is a plus

* Significant course work and/or education in computer science

* Significant course work and/or education in mathematical discipline

* Accounting

* Statistics and analytical methods, financial and/or economic modeling is a plus.

Contact Juliane Montgomery, Sobba Group. 559-779-1617 or Email: Juliane@Sobbagroup.com

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Project Manager, Fresno CA

We are seeking a Project Manager, who is looking for a career. The Project Manager will ensure that the project is on schedule and project budgets on track. Depending on the project location, travel might be required. At times the Project Manager may work out of a temporary office located at the jobsite.
Project Manager with qualified experience in any of the following market categories are preferred:
*Experience with commercial construction projects as a general contractor, public or private work.
*Experience managing renovation projects in residential apartment building.
*Experience managing renovation projects in health care facilities.

Position Responsibilities:
A. Planning
*Prepares a detailed plan keeping focus on project timeline and budget.
*Creates timeline reflecting each stage and the steps required for completion.
*Calculates the material and personnel costs.
*Project Manager will determine the permits necessary for the project, and will obtain necessary permits.
*Allocate funds necessary for materials, labor and any contingencies.
B. Negotiating
*Negotiating with vendors & suppliers to obtain best price and delivery schedule.
*Solicit bids from several suppliers before making a selection.
*Understands how to fit subs to the size/scope of project.
C. Hiring
*Depending on the scope of the project, the project manager might interview and select personnel working on site.
*Project Manager is responsible for explaining worksite policy, project goals and safety procedures to workers.
D. Revising
*In some situations it is necessary for the Project Manager to revise his/her schedule due to unforeseen circumstances or conditions.
*Review drawings with team and highlight areas of concerns.
*Review job cost with team and highlight any subs/material vendors that still need to be awarded.
E. Reporting
Project Manager must prepare reports for clients and operations supervisor if needed.
In a situation of an injury the Project Manager needs to prepare an injury report.
F. Project Turnover
Properly turns finalized project to client with finalized cost.

 

Environmental Health & Safety Manager, Coalinga, CA

POSITION PURPOSE: Assists in the planning, development, implementation and coordination of the safety and environmental health component of personnel, materials and equipment issues to achieve safety effectiveness for the company. Ensures safety, health and environmental compliance with corporate policies and procedures, as well as local, state and federal laws and regulations. Reports to the CEO.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plan, prepare, recommend to senior management, implement and manage policies, procedures, plans and programs to ensure a healthful and safe operation that is in compliance with health, safety and environmental regulations.

Develops implements and administers corporate environmental, health, and safety policies and procedures to include all aspect of plant and human safety.

Ensures that federal, state, and local safety laws, regulations, codes, and rules are observed.

Ensures that OSHA as well as other environmental and safety recordkeeping and reporting requirements are met. Works with Human Resource staff and Safety Coordinators at all locations to ensure data is accurate and timely and all reporting requirements are met.

Monitors activities where accidents could occur, halting any operation or activity that constitutes an imminent hazard to personnel or equipment.

Provides EH&S evaluation and coordination with regards to the development and operation of all new manufacturing processes and conducts both pre-start up inspections and periodic as required.

Works with both HWCA staff and contract personnel to fulfill department and corporate objectives, including but not limited to safety training, recommended policy development for safety and environmental health matters and identification of hazards as well as development of hazard avoidance plans.

Maintains a high level of communication with all management levels of the company, government, community and industrial contacts.

Properly apply principles of industrial hygiene to existing and proposed operations and processes.

Reviews accident reports to identify patterns of injury and to determine whether unsafe conditions contributed to the accident; advises departments of trends in injuries and proper safety procedures that may result in reduction of injuries; provides department with information that will aid in reducing accidents and improve safety.

Develops and implements the safety program to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions. Examines plans and specifications for new machinery or processes to determine if all safety precautions have been included. Coordinates safety and first aid training to educate workers about safety policies, laws, and practices.

Obtain and manage all necessary EH&S permits and licenses.

Use survey instruments to monitor workplace safety.

Recommends for use and works with any Insurance carrier or Broker Loss Control staff or other third-party consultants to help to ensure the company meets all regulatory requirements and deadlines in a cost-efficient manner.

Performs other duties as may be required.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree (B.S.M.E. or B.S.E.E.) from four-year college or university with seven to ten years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certified Safety Processional (CSP) designation is a plus.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public. Must also have ability to speak and understand Spanish.

Director of Human Resources, Bakersfield, CA

Develops Human Resources policies and programs for the entire company. The major areas covered are organizational planning, organizational development, employment, training, employee relations, compensation, benefits, safety and health, and employee services. Originates Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide a balanced program throughout all divisions. Coordinates implementation through Human Resources staff. Assists and advises senior management on Human Resource issues.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Formulates and recommends Human Resource policies and objectives for the entire company.
• Determines and recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale.
• Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting Human Resource function (e.g., OSHA, EEO, TEFRA, ERISA, Wage & Hour). Monitors exposure of the company. Directs the preparation of information requested or required for compliance. Acts as primary contact with labor counsel and outside government agencies.
• Protects interests of employees and the company in accordance with company Human Resource policies and governmental laws and regulations. Approves all recommendations for terminations. Reviews employee appeals through complaint procedure.
• Directs a process of organizational planning that evaluates structure, job design, and manpower forecasting throughout the company. Coordinates activities across departmental lines. Evaluates plans and changes to plans. Makes recommendations to senior management.
• Directs a process of organizational development that primarily addresses succession planning throughout the company. Makes recommendations to senior management.
• Establishes wage and salary structure, pay policies, performance appraisal programs, employee benefit programs and services, and company safety and health programs. Monitors for effectiveness and cost containments.
• Establishes standard recruiting and placement practices and procedures. Interviews mid and executive-level candidates.
• Establishes in-house management training programs that address company needs across division lines
• Defines all Human Resources programs, and authority/responsibility of Human Resource and line management within those programs. Provides necessary education and materials to line management and employees—workshops, manuals, employee handbooks, standardized reports.
• Recommends and coordinates use of Human Resource consultants, insurance brokers, insurance carriers, pension administrators, training specialists, labor counsel, and other outside sources.
• Conducts a continuing study of all Human Resources policies, programs, and practices to keep top management informed of new developments.

• Point person for any labor negotiations.
• Keeps supervisors informed of significant problems that jeopardize the achievement of objectives and those which are not being addressed adequately at the line management level.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field.
• Specialized training in organizational planning, compensation, and labor relations.
• Generalist background with broad knowledge of employment, compensation, benefits administration, organizational planning, employee relations, and training and development.
• Well-developed administrative skills. Strong people management skills.
• From eight (8) to ten (10) years’ experience gained through increasingly responsible management positions within Human Resources.
• Experience with agricultural HR and law issues preferred

This position requires that you be able to speak, read and write English at a level, which allows full communication and participation in a team situation. The ability to speak, read and write Spanish is preferred but not required.

 

Accounting Manager

The successful candidate will be an experienced Accounting Manager with expertise in monitoring to oversee our accounting department. The Accounting Manager will be responsible for monitoring general accounting practices, budgeting, and developing internal accounting controls.   This position will report directly to our President and play an instrumental role in the financial future of the company.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Manage day-to-day accounting operations and ensure that there is a redundant process backup in place for every critical operation

  • Monitor emerging technology to determine ways to automate the accounting process without sacrificing accuracy and accountability

  • Develop monthly and quarterly accounting reports for the management team

  • Supports accounting operational standards by contributing financial information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying system improvements.

  •  Meets accounting financial standards by providing annual budget information; monitoring expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions.

  • Maintains cash flow by monitoring bank balances and cash requirements; investing excess funds.

  • Responsible for all data entry for invoices and billings

  • Prepare and process regular and certified payroll as needed in support of payroll specialist.

  • Approves cash disbursements by verifying check amounts against invoices, authorizing checks and wire transfers.

  • Approves ledger entries by auditing transactions.

  • Renews business insurance by scheduling values including property, vehicles, computers, equipment, media, and accounts receivable.

  • Verifies employee benefit invoices by verifying coverage and costs.

  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

  • Maintains financial security by adhering to internal controls.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed

  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.

  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.

  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.

  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.

  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.

  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.

Summary of Experience and Education

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field of study

  • 5+ years experience in an accounting leadership role in the Construction Industry.

  • Strong budgeting, financial forecasting and financial analysis skills required

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)

  • Proficiency with accounting software such as Pro Contractor or similar program

  • Ability to analyze numerical data

  • Must be proficient with payroll skills and have experience with certified payroll

  • Excellent written and communication skills

  • Strong Critical Thinking skills

  • Ability to interface professionally and collaboratively with all members of the internal team

  • Willingness to work on tasks that may be outside the job description.

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