Essex General Construction

Contact Chuck Conditt
Email Chuck.Conditt@essexgc.com
Phone 541-342-4509
Fax bids@essexgc.com
Mailing Address 4284 W 7th
Eugene, OR 97402 (map)
Website www.essexgc.com
Category General Contractor
Divisions CSI Div 1 (General Requirements)
CCB Number 54531

Employment Opportunities

Position Construction Superintendent
Date Posted 08/05/2022
Location Eugene, OR
Hours Full Time
Pay $90,000 - $120,000
Description

ABOUT ESSEX GENERAL CONSTRUCTION

Essex General Construction is a commercial general contractor founded in Eugene in 1987. With an office in Eugene and one in Portland, we serve Western Oregon and Southwest Washington constructing high quality buildings that enhance our community.

Why choose Essex:
• Team based/family culture.
• Essex understands a healthy work life balance is priority with minimal travel requirements.
• Build teams are structured to provide support for all team members.
• Strong compensation / benefit package
• Continuous improvement is key to team member engagement and personal growth. Essex provides training and promotes from within.
• A company that are builders and not paper contractors.
• A place you can call home for years to come.

BENEFITS

• Employer Paid Health / Rx / Dental / Ortho/ Vision Insurance for full family
• Health Reimbursement Account
• Life Insurance
• Short-Term Disability Insurance
• (PTO) Paid Time Off
• Paid Holidays
• 401k with Matching Contributions
• $5,000 Scholarship
• Educational Assistance
• Company Vehicle, Laptop, Cell Phone

POSITION OBJECTIVE

• Project Superintendents for Essex General Construction are responsible for the scheduling, planning, coordinating, implementing, and monitoring of construction activities on our projects. Project Superintendents generally concentrate on single projects, working as an on-site coordinator and the onsite project representative and project leader for the company. Work in conjunction with the Essex project manager to maintain the project schedule and budget goals along with maintaining client and design team expectations.

PHYISCAL DEMANDS:
• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, walk multiple flights of stairs, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

SKILLSET
• Critical thinking skills
• Good communicator
• Organized
• Professional

CREDENTIALS AND EXPERIENCE
• Seven or more years in the commercial construction industry.
• Five or more years of direct commercial construction project management
• Personal computing skills and familiarity with MS Office software, Microsoft Project, Bluebeam and Procore
• Knowledge of building processes, practices, and techniques in commercial, multi-family residential, institutional, and industrial building construction
• Driver’s license
• OSHA 10
How to Apply You can apply on our website under Careers:

Essex General Construction Career Opportunities (www.essexgc.com)


Position Construction Project Manager
Date Posted 08/05/2022
Location Lake Oswego, OR
Hours Full Time
Pay DOE
Description

Essex General Construction is a commercial general contractor founded in Eugene in 1987. With an office in Eugene and one in Portland, we serve Western Oregon and Southwest Washington constructing high quality buildings that enhance our community.

Why choose Essex:

o Team based/family culture.
o Essex understands a healthy work life balance is priority with minimal travel requirements.
o Build teams are structured to provide support for all team members.
o Strong compensation / benefit package
o Continuous improvement is key to team member engagement and personal growth. Essex provides training and promotes from within.
o A company that are builders and not paper contractors.
o A place you can call home for years to come.

BENEFITS


o Employer Paid Health / Rx / Dental / Ortho/ Vision Insurance for full family
o Health Reimbursement Account
o Life Insurance
o Short-Term Disability Insurance
o (PTO) Paid Time Off
o Paid Holidays
o 401k with Matching Contributions
o $5,000 Scholarship
o Educational Assistance
o Company Vehicle, Laptop, Cell Phone

POSITION OBJECTIVE

Project Managers for Essex General Construction are responsible for the planning, coordinating, implementing and monitoring of all construction management activities on our projects.
Project managers may work on multiple projects simultaneously, or may concentrate on single (larger) projects.
Project Managers are responsible for maintaining the project budget, owner and design team correspondence and to work with and support the Project Superintendent in the field.
Project Managers are responsible for the management of both field and office related staff including project engineers and project administrators or coordinators.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Preconstruction / Job Startup: Responsible for the job planning, initial scheduling and submittal process, and coordination of the project startup:

• Review preconstruction check list and participate in job handoffs and preconstruction meetings.
• Review contracts, subcontracts, plans, specifications and bid documents.
• Organize, develop and maintain submittal logs and identify long lead items, along with any requirements for stored materials.
• Review change order processes and billing protocols.
• Review submittals for accuracy and compliance with specifications.
• Participate in “Best Case” reviews.
• Participate in the development of the initial master schedule with the Project Superintendent.
• Review labor requirements for Essex employees and ensure a list of labor tracking codes is distributed to supers, foremen, carpenters and laborers.
• Consult with owners, clients, design professionals and vendors to identify and address concerns and resolve project issues.

Construction:

• Coordinate the performance of subs, suppliers, labor and equipment,
• Maintain a current project record including shop drawings, as-builts, product data sheets, phone logs, etc.
• Prepare listing of the required project submittals
• Maintain the project logs – RFI’s, submittals, change order, contingency and allowance logs.
• Work with the project superintendent to help oversee preparation of timecards, recording time for employees and charting labor requirements relative to estimates and coding for job cost accounting.
• Oversee employee performance.
• Prepare change proposals and track costs related to T&M work and change orders (including supervision).
• Prepare and source pricing for owner or design team requested pricing exercises during the course of construction
• Identify errors and/or omissions in construction documents and assist in securing corrected information,
• Review and prepare RFI’s for submission to the project design team
• Review subcontractor and supplier cost claims along with the Project Manager for validity and versus the project documents and the subcontract or purchase order.
• Track submittals, shop drawings and PCO’s between subcontractors, suppliers, architects and owners.
• Conduct weekly project Owner, Architect, Contractor (OAC) meetings.
• Prepare agendas and review meeting minutes.
• Present updated RFI logs, submittal logs and PCO logs.
• Prepare/present change proposals and obtain appropriate signatures.
• Review job cost and transaction reports and submit corrections as required.
• Review subcontractor pay requests for accuracy, completeness and versus the progress and materials in the field.
• Prepare and code purchase orders and request appropriate MSDS sheets.
• Update the job directory on a weekly basis.
• Maintain all job files.
• Regularly review job cost reports and develop plans for over budget codes.

Contract Closeout: Assist in successfully closing out a project in a timely, efficient manner to the satisfaction of the design team and the owner:

• Assist in completion of O&M Manuals.
• Prepare punch lists and monitor completion of all punch list items and assist Project Superintendent with the Architect and other project stakeholders.
• Participate in CCR’s (Completed Contract Reviews).
• Assist with closeout procedures and documents.
• Ensure certificates of substantial completion are obtained and ensure the closing out of all permits.
• Ensure that all “as-builts” are properly prepared and presented.
• Review survey results from owners, design teams and construction partners.
• Be aware of 11- and 23-month letters and issues arising from those inspections.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

• Knowledge of building processes, practices and techniques in commercial, multi-family residential, institutional and industrial building construction,
• Understanding of contract, plans and specifications.
• Familiarity with job-costing, scheduling and estimating.
• Knowledge of project controls, subcontractor/supplier relations, cost controls and sequencing strategies.
• Excellent written and oral communications skills,
• Personal computing skills and familiarity with MS Office software,
• Ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives with limited supervision.
• Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems with clients, manufacturers, vendors, subcontractors and owners,
• Decision-making ability coupled with the ability to establish good working relations with a variety of and broad range of professionals, craftspeople and others.
• Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems with manufacturers, vendors, subcontractors and owners.
• Ability to work as a team player with project team members including EGC staff, architects and owners.
• A good sense of humor along with a desire to mentor and train others.

CREDENTIALS & EXPERIENCE:

• Bachelors degree in construction management and/or equivalent work experience.
• Ten or more years in the commercial construction industry.
• Five or more years of direct commercial construction project management
How to Apply You can apply on our website under Careers:

Essex General Construction Career Opportunities (www.essexgc.com)


Position Concrete Carpenter
Date Posted 08/05/2022
Location Eugene, OR
Hours Full Time
Pay DOE
Description

Essex General Construction, Inc, is currently accepting applications for Concrete Carpenters. Qualified applicants should have knowledge and experience in:

• Setting up & strip footings
• Spread and column footings
• High wall snap tie walls
• Experience in elevated concrete slabs a plus
• Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen and background

BENEFITS:

• Health/Rx/Dental/ Vision Insurance 100% Employee paid premiums
• Health Reimbursement Account
• Life Insurance
• Short Term Disability Insurance
• Competitive Salary
• PTO
• Paid Holidays
• 401k with Matching Contributions
• Educational Assistance
• $5000 Family Scholarship

POSITION OBJECTIVE

• Essex Carpenters must have knowledge of materials, methods, tools and equipment appropriate to concrete construction. They should be experienced in the building and setting of forms for structural concrete: footing, pad, gang form, scaffolding for elevated slabs and snap tie form systems. Familiar and experienced with placing and finishing concrete flat work and structural concrete.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Safety and fall protection knowledge and use,
• Examine specifications to determine dimensions of structure,
• Use of auto-level and laser level equipment for site layout and excavation,
• Place concrete in footings, column and walls, vibrate and finish
• Use of concrete footing and wall forming systems,
• Set rebar templates
• Set forms to required elevation line and grade
• Straighten, plumb and square footing, column
• Familiar with PT slab shoring set up and edge forming
• Cut, layout and assembly of materials to frame floors, walls, stairs and roofs,
• Install doors and windows,
• Install subflooring,
• Install finish materials such as hardware.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma or Equivalent, one to three years recent related experience and/or training; or a combination of education and experience.
• Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees.
• Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply the concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
• Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.
• Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successful perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
• Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

TOOLS NEEDED:

Mag trough, Nail bags, hammer, 25’ tape measure, utility knife, gloves, hardhat, safety glasses, trisquare, and chalk box, catspaw, framing square chisel, pitch bar, cordless drill, bit index, nail set, calculator, flatbar, 4’ level, and pliers.
How to Apply You can apply on our website under Careers:

Essex General Construction Career Opportunities (www.essexgc.com)


Position Carpenter
Date Posted 08/05/2022
Location Lake Oswego, OR
Hours Full Time
Pay DOE
Description

Essex General Construction, Inc, is currently accepting applications for general carpenters. Qualified applicants should have knowledge and experience in:

• Perform rough and finish carpentry from beginning to end
• Construct concrete forms; have some place and finish skills, placing of concrete pads and footings
• Safety and fall protection knowledge and use
• Examine drawings to determine dimensions
• Use of auto-level and laser level equipment for site layout and excavation
• Install doors and windows
• Install sub-flooring
• Install finish materials such as hardware and trim
• Reliable transportation to job-site
• Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen and background

BENEFITS:

• Health/Rx/Dental/Ortho/ Vision Insurance 100% Employee paid premiums
• Health Reimbursement Account
• Life Insurance
• Short Term Disability Insurance
• Competitive Salary
• PTO
• Paid Holidays
• 401k with Matching Contributions
• Educational Assistance
• $5000 Family Scholarship

TOOLS NEEDED:

Nail bags, hammer, 25’ tape measure, utility knife, gloves, hardhat, safety glasses, trisquare, and chalk box, catspaw, framing square chisel, pitch bar, cordless drill, bit index, nail set, calculator, flatbar, 4’ level, and pliers.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successful perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
How to Apply You can apply on our website under Careers:

Essex General Construction Career Opportunities (www.essexgc.com)


Essex General Construction

Our History

Essex General Construction is a commercial general contractor with offices in Eugene and Portland Oregon.  We were founded by Jon Texter in Eugene Oregon in 1987. Throughout the years we’ve built a variety of commercial buildings throughout Western Oregon. Many of our projects have been negotiated. We’ve also participated in many publicly bid projects.  In 2014 we opened a Portland office to effectively manage our projects throughout Western Oregon and expand into Southwest Washington.

Our Mission

We are a dynamic construction company created by builders who love their craft.  We embrace and respect our employees as our teammates.  Our clients always receive our honest respect and absolute best effort.  We treat our construction partners with fairness and accountability.  We strive to make a fair profit while building safely and right the first time.  We are stewards of our community, and mindful of the built and natural environment.