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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.

 

WHAT CRANSHAW BRINGS TO YOU:

At Cranshaw Construction, 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

 

Cranshaw Construction is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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CURRENTLY SEEKING

 

 

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CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATOR

Cranshaw Construction is seeking a Construction Estimator to join our team of dedicated preconstruction professionals. Our Pre-construction Team prepares construction estimates at all phases of design on a wide array of project types. Working with 2D & 3D on-screen takeoff and estimating software, we have the tools needed to work smarter and consistently deliver pre-construction 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 ensure adequate subcontractor participation
  • Prepare qualifications and assumptions for the estimate
  • Prepare and participate in business development (BD) activities, presentations and interviews
  • Prepare value engineering (VE)
  • Provide cost analysis of various building options
  • Prepare cost comparisons/reconcile with previous estimates
  • Effectively collaborate and communicate with 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

 

To apply for the Construction Estimator position:

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09/2021

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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 and performance bonds.
  • Inputting data into Procore software to track executed agreements, bonds and insurance documentation. Running 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 Vice President of Field Operations of any issues.
  • Closing out completed projects by collecting and organizing the necessary warranties, product data, and Operations & Maintenance (O&M) manuals 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

 

To apply for the Project Coordinator position:

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12/2021

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SUPERINTENDENT

Cranshaw Construction is looking for a full-time Project Superintendent with 5+ years of experience. Candidate must also have wood frame experience. As a member of our construction team, you will instill a sense of Cranshaw Construction pride in everyone that you interact with.

 

You Create Value by:

  • Being dedicated to Cranshaw Construction – striving to exceed construction goals, reduce turnover, maintain a positive reputation (both online and anecdotally), and proudly represent Cranshaw Construction’s professionalism and values
  • Being dedicated to your team – you ‘roll up your sleeves’ and assist team members—no job is ‘below your pay grade’
  • Adhering to policies outlined in the Employee Guide book
  • Adhering to policies outlined in the Cranshaw Supervisors’ Manual and Cranshaw Safety Manual, and being able to implement those policies
  • Maintaining logs, as required, in the Cranshaw Construction Supervisors Manual
  • Obtaining or assisting in obtaining building permits and building licenses, as required by the project
  • Inspecting work to ensure that it meets plans, specifications, schedule and Cranshaw quality requirements
  • Maintaining detailed and accurate computerized Daily Field Reports
  • Ability to chair weekly subcontractor meetings and provide look-ahead schedules in addition to attending Owner / Architect Meetings
  • Ability to maintain and update schedule in conjunction with the Project Manager
  • Maintaining records required by the project, including Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP). Performing site inspections, including navigating (walking) changes in site grades and topography on a daily basis to monitor that perimeter erosion control measures are intact
  • Performing 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
  • Reviewing and approving time and material slips. Signed slips shall then be transmitted to the Project Manager
  • Ordering and scheduling of deliveries. Inspecting, reviewing and signing for Cranshaw material deliveries. Then, turning in material slips to the accounting department
  • Training junior staff
  • Coordinating with union delegates as required
  • Coordinating with municipal offices, including building and related departments, police and fire departments, etc.
  • Scheduling inspections, maintaining project records and completing paperwork submissions for occupancy permits and final project approvals

 

What You Bring to Us:

  • Experience in the property management, hospitality or retail industries
  • Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Familiarity with subcontractor contract requirements
  • Ability to coordinate and supervise on-site utilities and field labor staff. Most projects work six days a week
  • Ability to set up and maintain field office
  • Ability to use a computer, as required by the project, to maintain ad distribute records and documents; Cranshaw will provide any training

 

To apply for the Superintendent position,

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01/2022