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Career Opportunities at Cranshaw

Cranshaw is a 80-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 recently listed as the 9th largest general contractor in Massachusetts in the Boston Business Journal’s 2018 survey.

 

CURRENTLY SEEKING

SENIOR SUPERINTENDENT

Cranshaw Construction is seeking a Senior Superintendent to join our team of 40 dedicated field operation professionals. Senior Superintendents manage a variety of construction projects including multifamily, commercial, industrial, retail, and hotel. Primary responsibilities include oversight of safety and temporary fire prevention measures, site coordination, on-site staff management, project scheduling and document/quality control. Preferred candidate will strive to exceed project construction goals, maintain a positive reputation, and proudly represent Cranshaw Construction’s professionalism and values.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee and manage site safety
  • Effectively manage on-site project staff, providing guidance and ensuring proper coordination and progress
  • Perform routine site walks, which may require walking up and down ramps, stairs, ladders and exterior slopes to ensure that work areas are staffed, safe and progressing
  • Oversee and maintain project schedule in coordination with Project Manager
  • Generate three-week forecasts and up to date base line schedules utilizing project-scheduling software
  • Chair weekly subcontractor meetings and provide look-ahead schedules, in addition to attending Owner/Architect meetings
  • Inspect all work to ensure that it meets plans, specifications and Cranshaw quality requirements.
  • Obtain or assist in obtaining building permits and execute the Certificate of Occupancy and closeout of permits at the completion of the project
  • Assist with and provide input on development of subcontractor scope and buy out
  • Ensure project documents (RFI’s, ASI’s, submittals, etc.) are up to date on a regular basis, and provide subcontractors with all current information
  • Coordinate with union delegates as required, as well as all municipal offices including police and fire departments
  • Schedule inspections, maintain project records, and complete paperwork submissions for occupancy permits and final project evaluations

Required Education and Experience:

  • Experienced in all phases of construction including abatement, demolition, soil management, civil, structural, MEP’s, exterior envelope, punchlist and closeout
  • Mass CSL
  • Boston ABC High rise (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of NFPA 241
  • Functional knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

Competencies:

  • Operates with integrity
  • Strong communication, organization, and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Do-what-it-takes attitude
  • Ability to work with owners, design team, and local AHJs
  • Motivated to mentor junior superintendents
  • Ability to manage multiple smaller projects at a single time
  • CMP/site logistic plan development

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Submit resume and cover letter to hr@cranshaw.com

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 and dental plans
  • Life insurance and LTD
  • 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 and wellness.

Cranshaw Construction is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

ASSISTANT ESTIMATING COORDINATOR

Cranshaw Construction is seeking an Assistant Estimating Coordinator 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.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage project documents when received, organize, print and publish to Procore
  • Manage and prepare projects in Procore for bid invitations including preparing bid lists
  • Set-up, create and manage projects in the project folder on W:drive, insure consistent folder structure is maintained
  • Assist with subcontractor bid solicitation process and insure adequate subcontractor participation by phone
  • Receive and maintain proposals, log into Procore and file for estimator
  • Effectively collaborate and communicate amongst internal and external team members
  • Support estimating staff and project managers on an as needed basis with project requests including RFI’s, Bid Clarifications, Addendums, Bid Correspondence and Proposals for projects and make follow-up calls as needed

Qualifications

  • 0-5 years of experience in estimating
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong verbal communications skills with phone calls
  • Ability to learn estimating and 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

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 and dental plans
  • Life insurance and LTD
  • 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 and wellness.

Cranshaw Construction is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer