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Career Opportunities at Cranshaw

Cranshaw is a 100-person general contracting and construction management company founded in 1983.  We are located in Newton Lower Falls, Massachusetts.  We have completed over $1 Billion dollars of commercial, multi-family, retail, senior housing, hospitality, industrial and medical work in the past 10 years alone.  Approximately 30-50% of our work comes from our parent company National Development and the remaining from other third party developers and institutional clients.  Our diversity of project types, ability to work in a diverse array of project types and building methods, and experience in urban as well as suburban locations provide Cranshaw with a stable and steady pipeline.

 

Our experience working hand in hand with our development and institutional partners provides us with a unique insight into the processes and goals of ownership.  Cranshaw’s expertise in pre-construction management and estimating also contribute to our growing success.  We were listed as the 9th largest general contractor in Massachusetts by ENR, Engineering News-Record, in 2020.

 

CURRENTLY SEEKING

 

CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATOR

Cranshaw Construction is seeking a Construction Estimator to join our team of dedicated preconstruction professionals.  Our Preconstruction Team prepares construction estimates at all phases of design on a wide array of project types.  Working with 2D & 3D onscreen takeoff and estimating software we have the tools needed to work smarter and consistently deliver preconstruction services that are unmatched in the marketplace.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the full scope of the project through document review and communication with project stakeholders
  • Prepare and assist in preparation of estimates during the various phases of design
  • Prepare quantity take-offs
  • Manage subcontractor bid solicitation process and insure adequate subcontractor participation
  • Prepare qualifications and assumptions for the estimate
  • Prepare and participate in business development activities, presentations and interviews
  • Prepare value engineering
  • Provide cost analysis of various building options
  • Prepare cost comparisons/reconcile with previous estimates
  • Effectively collaborate and communicate amongst internal and external team members

 

You Create Value by:

  • Being dedicated to your role and striving to exceed project team goals.
  • Maintaining a positive reputation through quality service, and proudly representing Cranshaw’s professionalism and values.
  • Being dedicated to your project team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade”.

 

What You Bring to Us:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or related field is preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in estimating
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with estimating and take-off software such as Timberline (Sage Estimating), PlanSwift, Assemble Systems, Revit, Procore.
  • Ability to manage time and work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work both on a team as well as independently
  • Ability to anticipate issues and take proactive measures to mitigate
  • Ability to improve processes and create efficiencies

 

What We Bring You:

At National Development, we value the health and happiness of our team members and offer a wide range of insurance programs and benefits that support you and your family in cultivating a happy and healthy lifestyle. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters, health and wellness, and future planning:

  • Comprehensive and Affordable Health, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flex Spending Plans
  • Life Insurance and LTD
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Wellness Incentives
  • Company-matched 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Paid Time-off

 

Apply Here for the Construction Estimator position.

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BIM/VDC MANAGER

The BIM/VDC Manager is primarily responsible for leading / directing MEPF BIM coordination processes and teams for projects of various building types, sizes, owners and locations. Additional essential responsibilities include: modeling when necessary and leveraging models for construction visualization, quantification and planning. The Manager will support both pursuit and project teams, lead/assist in the development and implementation of internal processes and standards. The manager will also lead internal training and learning efforts related to BIM and related technologies.

 

Responsibilities

General

  • Coordinating architectural and engineering teams from preconstruction into the construction phases through the implementation of BIM
  • Provide assistance and support with Marketing and Business Development efforts.
  • Continually develop personal VDC skills through local and web-enabled learning opportunities and/or company-supported conferences and training courses.
  • Update, create, implement, and enforce office BIM standards.
  • Maintain and improve on Revit content and template files.
  • Set up initial projects for consistency.
  • Maintaining the client’s(Owner/Architect) BIM Standards in conjunction with Cranshaw’s BIM standards. This will involve the maintaining and editing of the BIM Execution Plan to make sure all parties intent for the coordination efforts exceeded.
  • Install, update BIM software as needed. Assist in maintenance of databases, libraries standards.
  • Explore new potential technologies for use in Preconstruction and Construction.
  • Set up and lead kick-off, coordination and sign-off meetings, modify BIM Execution Plans for each project, monitor adherence to established modeling protocols, discover, evaluate, lead resolution of and track conflicts and issues with the coordination team

 

Preconstruction

  • Collect and organize, create, convert and manipulate models for maximum utilization. Set up and integrate initial models for team use. Disseminate model set up information to estimating team. Create model content/elements that fall between modeling scopes as necessary for effective coordination. Ensure models comply with design criteria, contract requirements and applicable codes.
  • Create BIM Schedule for specified project, making the schedule unique to the project as well as in line with the construction schedule.
  • Develop standards for preliminary review of models while each of the following phases: Schematic Design, Developmental Design, and Construction Design.
  • Review models for material information that is received by the design teams, to make sure all items will be in accordance with Cranshaw Constructions BIM standards.
  • Develop and Maintain Assemble Views to utilize during the pre-construction efforts to assist with providing accurate quantity take offs.

 

Construction

  • Provide direct BIM support for selected projects. Specific tasks might include (but not be limited to) quantity take offs, clash detection, visualization, staging and sequencing and milestone tracking.
  • Review “Exhibit A” for all MEPF trades to understand scope of work, as well as to make sure all BIM/VDC process are in accordance with the company BIM standards.
  • Collaborate with project teams to develop project goals, maximizing the value of digital design planning.
  • Provide BIM-related training and assist with skill development for small groups, project teams, or individuals.
  • Assist project teams with Project Management duties (such as providing submittals based on BIM Coordination Models).
  • Construct and coordinated Virtual Mock-Ups for building envelope, room set up, ETC.
  • Support field personnel through the pre-construction, construction and turn over / close processes.
  • Visit Projects on an as needed bases for BIM Coordination process purposes as well as QAQC.

 

Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree and experience with Revit, Navisworks, Assemble Systems, BIM360 and Procore

 

Benefits

Cranshaw Construction offers a wide range of insurance options, programs and benefits that let you and your family be healthy and plan for the future. Including:

  • Comprehensive and affordable health, dental and vision plans
  • Life insurance and LTD
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Employee wellness incentives
  • Company-matched 401K

 

We want our team members to be happy and healthy, both personally and professionally. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters and health & wellness.

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to abisbee@cranshaw.com

 

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Project Coordinator

Cranshaw Construction is looking for a full-time Project Coordinator in our corporate office located in Newton, MA. The Project Coordinator will work directly with Project Manager(s) and other project team members in the preparation, distribution, and maintenance of all project documentation within Procore and other miscellaneous software. The selected candidate will receive in-person and online training to become Procore Certified, as well as in-person training on other required software use.

 

Requirements

As a Project Coordinator, your primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Creating and distributing all project documentation through Procore software system.
  • Preparing, distributing, and tracking subcontractor agreements, vendor purchase orders, change orders, submittals, RFIs and owner change orders.
  • Maintaining and distributing working drawings for duration of each project, accounting for all up-to-date changes and sketches.
  • Reviewing and tracking insurance certificates and requesting updated certificates as needed.
  • Reviewing and tracking project Lien, Payment & Performance Bonds.
  • Inputting data into Procore software to track executed agreements, bonds and insurance documentation. Runing weekly reports in Procore and following up with subcontractors/vendors on missing documentation to avoid delay in payments.
  • Maintaining logs in excel as requested by Project Manager.
  • Assisting Superintendent in acquiring any drawings or office paperwork needed in the field.
  • Coordinating UPS deliveries to project team members when necessary for drawings, product data, submittals, etc.
  • Monitoring daily logs on a weekly basis to make sure they are being completed by field superintendent. Reviewing and verifying that subcontractors listed on daily logs have been issued a contract and provided project specific insurance certificate. Notifying VP of Field Operations of any issues.
  • Closing out completed projects by collecting and organizing all necessary warranties, product data, and O&Ms and providing to owner.

 

You Create Value by:

  • Being dedicated to your role and striving to exceed project team goals.
  • Maintaining a positive reputation through quality service, and proudly representing Cranshaw’s professionalism and values.
  • Being dedicated to your project team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade”.

 

What You Bring to Us:

  • Two years administrative office experience preferred, ideally in construction industry
  • Knowledge of Procore software preferred
  • Willingness to jump in and learn new tasks and systems
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to multiply task
  • Experience with documentation management

 

What We Bring You:

At National Development, we value the health and happiness of our team members and offer a wide range of insurance programs and benefits that support you and your family in cultivating a happy and healthy lifestyle. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters, health and wellness, and future planning:

  • Comprehensive and Affordable Health, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flex Spending Plans
  • Life Insurance and LTD
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Wellness Incentives
  • Company-matched 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Paid Time-off

Apply Here for the Project Coordinator position.

 

Cranshaw Construction is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.