Preconstruction Estimator

  • Location: Baldwin County, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1211
  • Salary: $100,000 - $120,000

FirstFour Staffing is assisting a client in their need for a PRECONSTRUCTION ESTIMATOR.

**This is an excellent direct hire opportunity offering great pay, career advancement and excellent working environment and culture

SUMMARY:  The Precon Estimator’s primary responsibility is to analyze and interpret project information in the assembly of budgets, bids, and proposals.

  • Evaluate bid requests.
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates.
  • Input and adjust quantities with a high level of accuracy.
  • Review project documents.
  • Manage client relationships.
  • Ensure standards of quality and safety are adhered to

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Quantify material costs, man-power hourly costs, and sub buy-outs for assigned projects.
  • Lead team in the creation of proposals and bids.
  • Develop bid documents for each project.
  • Prepare detailed take-offs.
  • Present budget and value engineering ideas
  • Prepare detailed bid scopes
  • Manage bid list and coordinate with trade partners.
  • Review subcontractor submittals.
  • Assist with subcontractor buy-out.
  • Assemble quantities into project management tools with a high level of accuracy.
  • Work collaboratively with Project Manager, Superintendent, and project team to phase assigned projects.
  • Participate in project team meetings, client meetings for duration of assigned projects.
  • Communicate with clients, fostering successful and on-going relations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Engineering, or related degree
  • Minimum 2 years of estimating experience, preferably in the construction industry.
  • Advanced math skills, ability to visualize in 2D and 3D, and an understanding of risk evaluation.
  • High level of fluency reading plans, specifications, and related project documents.
  • Technical Skills: Primavera 6, Building Connected, On-Screen Takeoff, MS Office

Superintendent

  • Location: Baldwin County, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1210
  • Salary: $90,000 - $120,000

FirstFour Staffing is partnered with a reputable construction organization that is seeking an experienced Superintendent to run million-dollar to multi-million-dollar construction projects in the South Alabama/ Gulf Coast area.

SUMMARY
The Superintendent is responsible for directing, coordinating, and exercising authority for planning, organizing, controlling, integrating, and completing assigned project and will direct activities of workers concerned with construction of buildings or other construction projects by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Schedule and direct Subcontractors in an efficient manner.
  • Organize and supervise labor force to achieve maximum productivity.
  • Have a thorough understanding of project drawings, specifications, bid packages, and Subcontractor scopes.
  • Assist the Project Manager to develop, review, maintain, and update construction schedules as required and implement recovery plans as needed. Maintain an updated schedule.
  • Lead weekly coordination meetings with Subcontractors.
  • Monitor on site construction to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget.
  • Recommend construction methods and assist Subcontractors in resolving field issues and implementing corrective measures.
  • Execute project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of company policy and in cooperation with Project Manager.
  • Ultimately responsible for safety and Employee/Subcontractor discipline on the project site.
  • Ultimately responsible for quality control on the project site.
  • Ensure equipment is properly maintained: rented or company owned.
  • Write daily reports based on input from Subcontractors.
  • Maintain accurate records of workforce, daily progress, weather, deliveries, and issues/discrepancies noted.
  • Maintain current as-built and record documents at all times.
  • Ensure accurate time sheets are kept for company labor force and turned into Accounting in a timely manner.
  • Assist the Project Manager with timely material procurement and manage on-site stored materials. Ensure copies of all receipts and delivery tickets are turned into Accounting in a timely manner.
  • Ensure Best Management Practices are installed and properly maintained.
  • Track, project and manage Company labor force within the project's budget.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of commercial construction
  • Current knowledge and ability to apply relevant local, state, and federal rules and regulations, including OSHA
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural and engineering drawings, financial reports, and legal documents
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Willingness to travel at times preferred
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather and different work environments
  • Must be able to stand for long periods and work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Able to lift/move up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to withstand all physical activities associated with construction sites, such as stand, crawl; climb ladders & stairs; balance; stoop and kneel; etc
  • Valid driver's license

BENEFITS: 

  • Competitive benefit and compensation package
  • Medical, dental, vision, life
  • 401(k)

Construction Administrator

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1201
  • Salary: $60,000 - $80,000

FirstFour Staffing is partnered with a reputable organization that is seeking to add a Construction Administrator to their team in Mobile, AL.

***This is an onsite position that cannot be performed remotely.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Update, schedule, and track projects, including- materials, deadlines, budgets, permits, vendors and more.
  • Manage permitting process.
  • Expert on all project information, continually updates company on project status
  • Facilitate project meetings, document details notes, and collect necessary documents.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience providing administrative support for engineering or construction projects.
  • Knowledge of construction processes and procedures
  • Strong communication and leadership skills.
  • Detail-oriented, ability to multitask and meet deadlines.

Construction Project Manager

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1191
  • Salary: $100,000 - $130,000

Our client, an industry-leading design/build firm, has an excellent direct-hire opportunity for an experienced Commercial Construction Project Manager.

This position will oversee all aspects of complex and/or multi-phased projects from concept through completion in the Mobile AL area.

Successful candidates will have proven Project Management experience overseeing commercial, mixed-use, multi-family and retail construction projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning
  • Budgets
  • Estimating, sub buyout, job cost tracking, closeout
  • Scheduling
  • Materials management
  • Purchase orders, subcontractor agreements
  • Permits, approvals, utilities
  • Team supervision
  • Lead meetings, project communications
  • Quality control, safety

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Building Science, Civil Engineering or relevant field preferred
  • 3+ years of Project Management experience overseeing large commercial projects
  • Familiarity with construction management software and programs

Benefits include health, vision, dental insurance, 401K with match, PTO, and an excellent company culture

Land Acquisition Manager

  • Location: Daphne, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1180
  • Salary: $75,000 - $100,000

FirstFour Staffing is assisting a top client in Baldwin County, AL with their need for a Land Acquisition Manager to plan, direct and coordinate all residential land acquisition activities.

This Direct hire position offers a generous base salary, with additional bonus potential up to 100% of salary

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify and qualify potential residential land acquisitions
  • Perform Title and municipal research
  • Negotiate the acquisition of properties
  • Preparation of land valuation analysis and other required documentation
  • Ensure property documents comply with company standards and all due diligence work is completed in a timely manner
  • Manage purchase contract processes
  • Monitor development phases and entitlement processes
  • Maintain budgets and development schedule oversight and updating
  • Develop and maintain broker, land owner, and business community relationships

Education/Skills/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3 years of relative experience
  • Effective and professional communication
  • Organizational aptitude
  • Capable of managing tight deadlines, promptly addressing changes without disrupting schedules, and managing high volumes of work with minimal supervision

Professional Land Surveyor

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1124
  • Salary: $100,000 - $150,000

Licensed Professional Land Surveyor
 

FirstFour is assisting a client with their search for a Professional Land Surveyor to work in Mobile, AL and surrounding areas.

 

This position will be responsible for directing, developing, and mentoring survey staff; scheduling; reviewing survey plans; resolving project-related technical problems, and maintaining workflow.

 

Must be competent and proficient in all aspects of boundary, ALTA, topographic, and construction surveying.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling and final deliverable coordination
  • Ability to prepare ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys and other boundary surveys, topographic surveys, subdivision plats, legal descriptions, and exhibits.
  • Support field crews with the production of field data and the preparation of calculations
  • Management of multiple projects for multiple clients
  • Visit job sites and consultant offices as needed to support the project.
  • Work within project scopes, deadlines, and budgets for projects
  • Quality control for all survey deliverables
  • Communicate and coordinate efforts.

 

Requirements/Skills:

  • Licensed Alabama Professional Surveyor
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience – intermediate or above level of expertise with all major technical aspects of surveying
  • Knowledge of the standard application of surveying techniques and procedures
  • Proficient in AutoCAD Civil3D – survey drafting experience.
  • Experience with survey equipment, such as GPS, Robotic Total Station and Scanners
  • Ability to read Construction Plans.
  • Highly proficient in mathematics and measurements
  • Knowledge of survey ethics and technical standards
  • Highly proficient in construction procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong leadership qualities

 

Our client offers excellent compensation and benefits including:

  • Generous base compensation
  • Company paid Health and Dental Insurance
  • 401(k) with Company Match

Project Manager

  • Location: Fort Myers, Florida
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #979
  • Salary: $80,000 - $120,000

FirstFour Staffing is partnered with an incredible commercial construction and restoration organization that is seeking to add a Project Manager to their team in the Fort Myers, Florida area. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Manage projects focusing on excellence in safety, quality, schedule, profitability, and communication
  • Lead, manage, and hold direct reports accountable
  • Build excellent relationships with clients, subs, vendors, and team members
  • Develop project team members for future growth.
  • Mange assigned projects directly. 
  • Exceeds goals pertaining to
    • Projects goals; hit ratio, new opportunities, volume
    • Project execution; safety, quality, schedule, profitability
    • Client satisfaction
    • Growth of team; developing team members
    • Company culture among team

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exemplifies a strong personal set of values encompassing work ethic, integrity, servanthood, ownership and excellence
  • Experience in construction project management
  • Ability to lead:
    • Project safety
    • Project quality
    • Project schedule
    • Project profitability

 

Stick Welder

  • Location: Jefferson, Louisiana
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #519

Welder – $22.00 / hr.

Working in the barge repair facility in the New Orleans area, the Welder will support the repair operations of this facility from 7:00am until 5:30pm Monday thru Thursday, and 7:00am until 3:30pm on Friday.  Candidates should have 3 years or more experience stick welding in a shipyard environment.

All approved candidates will be required to take and pass a stick welding test with 6011 Rod  in the vertical / overhead position on mild steel with one pass root and cap, no grinder.

Additional duties include:

  • Weld components according to blueprints 
  • Verify components welded meet company tolerances
  • Daily setup and equipment for each task
  • Grind and finish all welds
  • Perform daily maintenance and upkeep to assigned work areas
  • Attend and participate in daily safety meetings and promote a safe work environment
  • Perform assigned tasks given by shift supervisor