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Construction Project Administrator

A national heavy civil contractor has an opportunity for a Construction Project Administrator to assist and support Project Managers, Estimating teams and Project Engineers.  

Position Summary This position will perform multiple administrative functions to ensure efficient, cost effective and professional project operations.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Project Managers (PM), Estimating teams and Project Engineers (PE) with validation of Disadvantaged Enterprise (DBE) certifications and compliance documentation during the Projects bidding phase, including good faith efforts and comply with State and Federal requirements for DBE participation.

  • Support PMs with attainment of DBE supplier participation goals mandated in the prime contract.

  • Prepare and update project tracking logs and submit to PM ensuring project process is accurately measured.

  • Assist project team in preparing subcontractor payments and client billings are timely.

  • Assist with purchase orders, enter receiving documents in system and process manual invoices to ensure success in the full cycle of the procurement process

  • Prepare extra work billings

  • Provide backup for timecard approvals in absence of PM

  • Prepare and run cost reports and distribute to project team

Summary of Experience and Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • BA or Associates Degree or equivalent experience preferred;

  • 2+ years of Office administration experience

  • 2+ years of experience in construction administration preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be a team player

  • Proficiency with MS Office 

  • Excellent interpersonal communication (verbal and written)

  • High attention to detail and accuracy

  • 10 key by touch

Please send your resume to blair@sobbagroup.com to be considered for this position. 

Estimating Assistant

A national heavy civil contractor has an opportunity for an Estimating Assistant to coordinate contract documents for Project teams.

Position Summary This position will coordinate contract documents from original job start up using standardized methods relating to the purchasing, processing, and recording of information to ensure company is a responsive bidder.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to estimating staff with bid preparation and job set up by utilizing thorough knowledge of terminology, procedures and practices.

  • Coordinate all MBE/WBE/DBE to ensure diverse representation of subcontractors on all bid submittals

  • Maintain bid list and bid packets 

  • Process bid documents from agencies and owners

  • Assemble bid packets, track documents and type correspondence

  • Perform a variety of administrative and office support functions  

Summary of Experience and Education

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or related field of study

  • 2-5 years of experience in Construction industry with basic understanding of bid process and public agency requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be a team player

  • Proficiency with MS Office 

  • Excellent interpersonal communication (verbal and written)

  • High attention to detail and accuracy

  • JD Edwards experience a plus

  • Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines

Please send your resume to blair@sobbagroup.com to be considered for this position. 

HR Professional

A national risk management company, providing HR, D&O, and Cyber Security consulting to over 10,000 clients throughout the United States is seeking an HR Professional to grow their team.  

Position Summary As an HR Professional you will work closely with colleagues and attorneys to expand your knowledge of nationwide HR requirements while strengthening your analytical and communication skills.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • The primary consulting goal is the prevention of general and HR risks. Provide proactive and effective risk mitigation strategies for improved employee relations.

  • Consults with insureds across the US, by phone or email, to assess their environment, analyze relevant risk, and offer unique and practical solutions appropriate to the setting.

  • Develop and maintain collaborative, professional, consultative customer- service orientated relationships, cultivating positive working relationships with internal and external customers

  • Deliver excellent customer service, in an effort to keep clients returning to utilize the organization’s HR risk management services.

  • Exercise discretionary judgment and utilizes appropriate research, including extensive online library of HR compliance materials, when acting as a resource and providing direction, consultation, and education to insureds.

  • Thoroughly document all client interactions and service through email, within defined timeframes, utilizing CRM.

  • Develop and update client resources and tools as assigned, utilizing current legal developments and HR professional resources.

  • Independently research and develop new consulting and educational tools that are comprehensive and valuable.

  • Identifies and suggests ways to increase the utilization of the organization’s HR risk management services.

  • Keep up to date on the latest HR trends and best practices.

Summary of Experience and Education

  • College Degree in Human Resources or a related field;

  • PHR or SPHR certification or be willing to obtain certification within 6 months of hire;

  • Have broad knowledge of federal employment laws and at least one state (not necessarily California).

  • Have a minimum of 5 years of experience at an HR Generalist/Manager level

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong analytical skills.

  • Be comfortable using a computer and speaking over the phone in all aspects of work.

  • Work well together in a professional team-oriented environment.

  • Have high attention to detail, problem solving, and decision-making ability, including ability to identify problems, possible solutions, and systematically evaluate risk.

  • Have a high level of efficiency and comfort with multi-tasking

Please send your resume to blair@sobbagroup.com to be considered for this position. 

Project Manager

Position Summary: Working for an established commercial and industrial subcontractor, you will be responsible for the management of key projects to ensure their success and profitability.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule.  

  • Oversee and direct construction of projects from conception to completion.

  • Maintain daily cost of production, manhour utilization and unit-based bid quantities.

  • Coordinate work and work with Superintendent to ensure project objective are achieved.

  • Develop month-end progress estimate in coordination with project owners’ representative.

  • Manage change in conditions, varying site conditions, change orders, T&M billings and project correspondence as needed.

  • Plan, coordinate and supervise on-site functions specific to assigned area of expertise in order to make sure project objectives are met.

  • Comply, understand, and support company safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment.

  • Explore opportunities for new estimating contracts/projects.

  • Prepare bid documents according to company guidelines.

  • Track all job costs and monthly forecasts in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Ensure compliance of all subcontractors and suppliers.

  • Develop and coordinate job scheduling, including subcontracts and suppliers and appropriate payments.

  • Interact with owners to ensure needs are being met.

  • Review and implement Contract Change Orders.

  • Ensure that accurate written records of significant activities are logged in.

  • Work in conjunction with and safety personnel to ensure crews are working safely.

  • Participate in safety meetings.

Summary of Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or related field of study

  • 5-plus years of experience in commercial projects settings as a PM or PE.

  • Experience working with large commercial projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Office, Procore and Bluebeam.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to interface with owners’ representatives, engineering firms, subcontractors and other team members.

  • Comprehensive understanding of project contracts, terms and legal terms.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Detail oriented with exceptional organization skills and follow-throughman

Please send your resume to blair@sobbagroup.com to be considered for this position.