Job Summary:

This is the entry level of inspection and documentation of highway, bridge and large civil construction projects to ensure that the contractor’s work performance and product delivery meet or exceed contract plans and specifications requirements. An employee in this classification is required to exercise judgment under the supervision of experienced personnel during routine inspection procedures. Specification disputes; difficult or complex engineering issues are referred to project supervisors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs material testing procedures, e.g., concrete air-meter, slump; soil density and compaction, Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) compaction tests.
  • Performs inspections and prepares technical reports.
  • Reviews construction plans, drawings and specifications for heavy construction projects.
  • Prepares and maintains contract documents in accordance with specifications.
  • Performs field surveys and inspections as required.
  • Inspects and documents erosion and sediment control features per required specifications.
  • May Performs or assist in preliminary layouts and drawings, using engineering criteria, survey notes and basic instructions.
  • Maintains detailed records.
  • Computes as-built quantities for payments to contractors.
  • Performs related tasks as required.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Zero to Two (0-2)years; of knowledgeable experience in paraprofessional engineering functions in construction, environmental, stormwater, public utilities or related fields; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

Work requires standing, walking, stooping, reaching, grasping, and repetitive motions.  Light work requiring the lifting of up to 25 pounds occasionally.  The position requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, use of measuring devices, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities.  The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions throughout the year.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*Please upload your resume with application. Applications excluding resume will not be accepted.

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Job Summary:

This is the entry level of inspection and documentation of highway, bridge and large civil construction projects to ensure that the contractor’s work performance and product delivery meet or exceed contract plans and specifications requirements. An employee in this classification is required to exercise judgment under the supervision of experienced personnel during routine inspection procedures. Specification disputes; difficult or complex engineering issues are referred to project supervisors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs material testing procedures, e.g., concrete air-meter, slump; soil density and compaction, Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) compaction tests.
  • Performs inspections and prepares technical reports.
  • Reviews construction plans, drawings and specifications for heavy construction projects.
  • Prepares and maintains contract documents in accordance with specifications.
  • Performs field surveys and inspections as required.
  • Inspects and documents erosion and sediment control features per required specifications.
  • May Performs or assist in preliminary layouts and drawings, using engineering criteria, survey notes and basic instructions.
  • Maintains detailed records.
  • Computes as-built quantities for payments to contractors.
  • Performs related tasks as required.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Zero to Two (0-2)years; of knowledgeable experience in paraprofessional engineering functions in construction, environmental, stormwater, public utilities or related fields; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

Work requires standing, walking, stooping, reaching, grasping, and repetitive motions.  Light work requiring the lifting of up to 25 pounds occasionally.  The position requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, use of measuring devices, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities.  The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions throughout the year.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Job Summary:

The Project Manager / Estimator’s responsibility includes estimating and managing commercial and institutional building construction projects. Responsibilities include client interface and ensuring client satisfaction; developing detailed means and methods estimates; outsourcing, analyzing and competitively purchasing subcontractor services and material purchases; reviewing proposed designs for constructability, value-engineering, contract negotiations; creating, updating and enforcing project schedules; problem solving; coordinating project meetings; keeping project records and documents; managing project cost; managing change orders, acquiring building permits, managing submittals and other necessary project documents and physically inspecting projects to monitor progress and compliance with project standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assume a task order management leadership position in the organization for the planning, management, and execution of all assigned tasks and projects.
  • Assist in the development of project management plan to include all appropriate management sub sections: safety, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communication, risk, procurement, and overall project integration.
  • Visit project work sites, clarify scope of work, and prepare cost estimates and proposals
  • Create the project work breakdown structure subdividing project deliverables and project work into smaller, more manageable components.
  • Establish, monitor, communicate and maintain project estimates utilizing contemporary estimating software
  • Evaluate projects for constructability and value-engineer cost savings
  • Establish, monitor, communicate and maintain project schedules utilizing contemporary scheduling software
  • Develop and implement strategies to self perform and to outsource the various aspects of a project to achieve the projects objectives of price, schedule and quality
  • Negotiate contracts, subcontracts and purchase orders to assure that all project goals are being addressed
  • Proactively identify issues that could lead to problems and facilitate their solutions
  • Determine and implement the appropriate level of project control (i.e.: submittal logs, change order logs, etc..)
  • Manage project costs to assure that budgets are maintained. Document and manage changes in the work to secure the interests of the entire project team
  • Document substantial completion; manage the project closeout process to assure timely completion
  • Understands means and methods of construction associated with the construction and renovation of commercial and institutional buildings.
  • Has a working knowledge of civil, architectural, mechanical and electrical work
  • Has a working knowledge of the cost of goods and services; has a demonstrated ability to solicit, evaluate and manage the price, schedule and quality objectives of individual projects
  • Understands the sequencing of work and the strategy of creating effective project schedules
  • Understands project cost control and change order management
  • Understands contemporary software applications associated with managing and controlling workflow
  • Develop and analysis the quality, profitability and success of projects through completion of all deliverables on time, within budget, and in a manner that delivers value to the customer.

 Education and Experience:

  • S. degree in engineering or construction management or 10 years of direct experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the construction industry with a commercial and/or industrial general contractor engaged in general building construction and estiamating
  • Experience estimating and managing self performed work activities and subcontracted work
  • Proficient with computer software used in the construction industry
  • EIT, PE, CEM, or PMP certificate / licenses encouraged
  • Secret Clearance or the ability and willingness to obtain one

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

Work is generally performed in a standard office environment, but will also be performed on site.  This position requires the ability to sit and work at a computer keyboard for extended periods of time.  The ability to stoop, kneel and bend at the waist and reach on a daily basis and the ability to lift and move up to 25 pounds occasionally are required.  The position requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  When working on site, the employee will be required to wear common protective or safety equipment, such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection and hard hats.  Employee must be willing and able to travel at least 10% of the time.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Job Summary:

The Construction Superintendent coordinates all site construction activities and supervises all field personnel as required to successfully complete the project on schedule and within budget. This includes maintaining the highest quality, supervising all trade and field personnel, while administering good construction safety practices with all on-site activities. Maintain the job site office and closes out projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and supervises all construction activities.
  • Directs all field personnel to achieve completion of the project on schedule, within budget, with quality workmanship that conforms to original plans and specifications.
  • Maintain construction schedule, identifies and solves problems.
  • Assists with project take-offs and estimating material and labor costs.
  • Orders materials and schedules inspections as necessary throughout the process.
  • Understands the project plans and specifications.
  • Maintains positive relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other employees.
  • Prepares schedules and supervises completion of a final punch list.
  • Promotes job site safety, encourages safe work practices and rectifies job site hazards immediately.
  • Ensures all company employees and contractors are adhering to the company safety policy.
  • Maintains an organized job site, including the construction office.
  • Utilizes strong organizational skills.
  • Displays strong written and oral communication skills and employs effective listening skills.
  • Analyzes problems and makes sound decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications and costs.
  • Tactful and mature demeanor with well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with diverse personalities.

Education and Experience:

  • 4 year college degree preferred, but not required. Desirable study concentration in construction management; OR
  • 3+ years of successful leadership of project teams; Project Management; experienced in scheduling, ordering, field supervision, quality control, and production of all phases of construction.
  • Experienced in managing multiple projects.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics describe here are representative of this that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job.

While performing duties of job, employee is required to work inside, outside, stand; walk; sit and use computer in regular course of job; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/ or move up to 25 pounds.

Employee may frequently be required to perform other physical activities such as climbing ladders, stairs, and crouch down and other activities as deemed appropriate for managing a construction job site. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must meet the physical demands normally required for site surveys and field observations including the ability to climb ladders, lift ceiling panels, and work in a general construction environment.

The noise level in the work environment is sometimes loud and is consistent with a typical construction site. The noise levels may vary from location to location.

Site-to-site travel will be required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Job Summary:

Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with the company strategy, commitment and goals.  Project Manager is also responsible for ensuring that assigned tasks are professionally managed and all client deliverables meet the client’s expectations. Project Manager serves as an interface for the client throughout the project. This level is responsible for identifying other client areas that may benefit from the solutions provided. Project Manager is responsible for assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedule to ensure timely completion of project and meeting deadlines of project. Project Manager provides direct supervision of assigned staff and is responsible for adherence to plans and schedules to achieve quality production of deliverables. Project Manager must be familiar with the systems scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member in order to effectively coordinate the activities of the team. Project Manager interacts with the client to determine specific requirements and to receive feedback on project-related issues. Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assume a project management leadership position in the organization for the planning, management, and execution of all assigned tasks and projects.
  • Develop project management plan to include all appropriate management sub sections: safety, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communication, risk, procurement, and overall project integration.
  • Report regularly to Program Manager or other senior leadership regarding progress toward attainment of project objectives and to ensure that project plan aligns with the overarching program plan.
  • Provide oversight and manage client deliverables and expectations to include preparation or monthly invoices to client and review of subcontractor invoices.
  • Manage internal ARGO team member labor charges to the established budget.
  • Create the project work breakdown structure subdividing project deliverables and project work into smaller, more manageable components.
  • Develop and analysis the quality, profitability and success of projects through completion of all deliverables on time, within budget, and in a manner that delivers value to the customer.
  • Maintain clear and concise communication with all project stakeholders. The project manager occupies the center of the interactions between stakeholders and the project itself
  • Assumes changes will occur during the life cycle of the project and directs and controls changes within authority
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting of project metrics
  • Within established ARGO procedural guidelines, select appropriate processes required to meet the project objectives and balance the competing demands of scope, time, cost, quality, resources and risk to produce the specified result.

 Education and Experience:

  • 4 year College Degree and 7 years of experience; OR
  • 12 years of direct related experience

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

Work is generally performed in a standard office environment, but will also be performed on site.  This position requires the ability to sit and work at a computer keyboard for extended periods of time.  The ability to stoop, kneel and bend at the waist and reach on a daily basis and the ability to lift and move up to 25 pounds occasionally are required.  The position requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  When working on site, the employee will be required to wear common protective or safety equipment, such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection and hard hats.  Employee must be willing and able to travel at least 10% of the time.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Disclaimer:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

*Please upload your resume with application. Applications excluding resume will not be accepted.

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Job Summary:

The Construction Superintendent coordinates all site construction activities and supervises all field personnel as required to successfully complete the project on schedule and within budget. This includes maintaining the highest quality, supervising all trade and field personnel, while administering good construction safety practices with all on-site activities. Maintain the job site office and closes out projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and supervises all construction activities.
  • Directs all field personnel to achieve completion of the project on schedule, within budget, with quality workmanship that conforms to original plans and specifications.
  • Maintain construction schedule, identifies and solves problems.
  • Assists with project take-offs and estimating material and labor costs.
  • Orders materials and schedules inspections as necessary throughout the process.
  • Understands the project plans and specifications.
  • Maintains positive relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other employees.
  • Prepares schedules and supervises completion of a final punch list.
  • Promotes job site safety, encourages safe work practices and rectifies job site hazards immediately.
  • Ensures all company employees and contractors are adhering to the company safety policy.
  • Maintains an organized job site, including the construction office.
  • Utilizes strong organizational skills.
  • Displays strong written and oral communication skills and employs effective listening skills.
  • Analyzes problems and makes sound decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications and costs.
  • Tactful and mature demeanor with well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with diverse personalities.

Education and Experience:

  • 4 year college degree preferred, but not required. Desirable study concentration in construction management; OR
  • 3+ years of successful leadership of project teams; Project Management; experienced in scheduling, ordering, field supervision, quality control, and production of all phases of construction.
  • Experienced in managing multiple projects.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics describe here are representative of this that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job.

While performing duties of job, employee is required to work inside, outside, stand; walk; sit and use computer in regular course of job; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/ or move up to 25 pounds.

Employee may frequently be required to perform other physical activities such as climbing ladders, stairs, and crouch down and other activities as deemed appropriate for managing a construction job site. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must meet the physical demands normally required for site surveys and field observations including the ability to climb ladders, lift ceiling panels, and work in a general construction environment.

The noise level in the work environment is sometimes loud and is consistent with a typical construction site. The noise levels may vary from location to location.

Site-to-site travel will be required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Disclaimer:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

*Please upload your resume with application. Applications excluding resume will not be accepted.

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Job Description: 

Quality Control Manager. This position is responsible for the implementation and management of the Contractor’s Quality Control Program, including the coordination, performance and execution of construction inspection and testing for the project.  The QC Manager responsible for assuring that the quality of the work meets or exceeds the project’s contractual requirements, and maintains the standard of excellence established by the ARGO quality control program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure that all work meets or exceeds the contract specifications. Ensure all materials meet or exceed contract specifications. Daily documentation and tracking of work completed in QC Reports. Coordinate and schedule QA/QC inspections and phase meetings. Monitor daily construction activities and materials delivered to the site.

Preferred Skills/ Requirements:

Minimum of 5 years of marine construction experience.

US Army Corp ofEngineers/NAVFAC Construction Quality Management for Contractors

Certification (training can be provided) Management of a quality control program

Ability to record and organize necessary daily documentation

Experience with USACE, RMS/QCS Software

Ability to work in remote locations

Education/ Qualifications:

College Degree in Construction  Management, Engineering, or equivalent field experience.

Additional Information:

Position will initially have a six-month duration, with  the opportunity to move onto other projects.

Disclaimer:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed  by the employee in this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

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Job Summary:

Perform engineering and project management duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of buildings, facilities, and infrastructure.  This includes architectural, structural, mechanical, electric, communications and geo-technical understanding.  Position may require supervisory responsibilities.

Engineering Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data to plan projects.
  • Plan and design civil systems and structures, following construction and government standards, using design software and drawing tools.
  • Compute engineering calculations to meet all design criteria, specifications, laws and codes.
  • Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards.
  • Direct construction, operations, and maintenance activities at project site.
  • Direct or participate in surveying to lay out installations and establish reference points, grades, and elevations to guide construction.
  • Estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor to determine project feasibility.
  • Test soils and materials to determine the adequacy and strength of foundations, concrete, asphalt, or steel.
  • Provide technical advice regarding design, construction, or program modifications and structural repairs to industrial and managerial personnel.
  • Assume a project management leadership position in the organization for the planning, management, and execution of all assigned tasks and projects.
  • Develop project management plan to include all appropriate management sub sections: scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communication, risk, procurement, and overall project integration.
  • Manage internal ARGO team member labor charges to the established budget.
  • Create the project work breakdown structure subdividing project deliverables and project work into smaller, more manageable components.
  • Assure the quality, profitability and success of projects through completion of all deliverables on time, within budget, and in a manner that delivers value to the customer.
  • Maintain clear and concise communication with all project stakeholders. The project manager occupies the center of the interactions between stakeholders and the project itself.

Project Management Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assume a task order leadership position in the organization for the planning, management, and execution of all assigned tasks and projects.
  2. Develop task order plan to include all appropriate management sub sections: safety, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communication, risk, procurement, and overall project integration.
  3. Report regularly to program manager or other senior leadership regarding progress toward attainment of project objectives and to ensure that project plan aligns with the overarching program plan.
  4. Provide oversight and manage client deliverables and expectations to include preparation or monthly invoices to client and review of subcontractor invoices.
  5. Manage internal ARGO team member labor charges to the established budget.
  6. Create the project work breakdown structure subdividing project deliverables and project work into smaller, more manageable components.
  7. Develop and analysis the quality, profitability and success of projects through completion of all deliverables on time, within budget, and in a manner that delivers value to the customer.
  8. Maintain clear and concise communication with all project stakeholders. The task order manager occupies the center of the interactions between stakeholders and the project itself.
  9. Assumes changes will occur during the life cycle of the project and directs and controls changes within authority.
  10. Provide accurate and timely reporting of project metrics.
  11. Within established ARGO procedural guidelines, select appropriate processes required to meet the project objectives and balance the competing demands of scope, time, cost, quality, resources and risk to produce the specified result.

Education and Experience:

  • 4 year accredited Bachelor of Science Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical degree
  • Engineer in Training / Fundamentals of Engineering certificate
  • 7-12 years relevant experience
  • PE (Professional Engineer encouraged)
  • Secret Security Clearance

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

Work is performed in a standard office environment.  This position requires the ability to sit and work at a computer keyboard for extended periods of time.  The ability to stoop, kneel and bend at the waist and reach on a daily basis and the ability to lift and move up to 25 pounds occasionally are required.  The position requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  The position also requires a valid US driver’s license and mode of transportation

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Disclaimer:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

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The successful candidate of apprentice electrician will work under the supervision of an electrician, and will be expected to perform the following duties, tasks, and responsibilities shown in the job description example below:

  • Reads, interprets, and executes drawings, schematics, blueprints, and electrical code specifications to see layout of commercial electrical equipment installations
  • Tests electrical and equipment and parts for continuity, current, voltage, and resistance
  • Installs, repairs, or replaces AC/DC motors and drives, transformers, motors, starters, relays, and hydraulic and gas electrical controls
  • Installs, repairs, or replaces generators and industrial storage batteries
  • Do preventive maintenance and testing of electrical systems (including power distribution equipment)
  • Installs electrical circuits, as well as panels, conduit, protecting devices, switches, and equipment required to accommodate the CEC and/or NEC
  • Works on electrical failures and replaces components wherever production time is often affected
  • Corrects connections and wiring on equipment controls wherever incorrect applications may cause harm and dangerous conditions
  • Conducts preventive and maintenance programs, and also keeps maintenance records
  • Complies with standards and procedures of industry, Safety Manual, and abide by safety rules.

SKILLS

  • Must be 1st, 2nd, third, or fourth year apprentice electrician
  • Must be able to browse electrical schematics, diagrams, and blueprints
  • Must possess communication skills, self-supervision, and respect for safety needs
  • Must possess team spirit, and be able to work closely with maintenance, production, and engineering, and out of doors services
  • Must be ready to do overtime work if the need arises
  • Must have a versatile work schedule – shift work
  • Must be able to climb ladders
  • Must possess own transportation as most locations aren’t accessible with public transportation.

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Please direct all Employment Inquiries to:

Scott McGregor, Recruitment Manager

1362 Mellon Road Suite 100, Hanover Maryland 21076
Office: (410)768-2444 ext 231
Cell: (443) 603-2372
Fax: (410) 850-4071

Email Scott

For HR and Benefit information please contact:

Susan Mules, HR Manager

1362 Mellon Road Suite 100, Hanover Maryland 21076

Office: (410) 768-2444

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For general HR inquiries, email HR@argo-sys.com