McCarthy (Concrete Division) – Newport Beach – Full Time and Internship Available

I received a phone call from a rep in McCarthy. They are in need of a recent grad or alum and intern in their preconstruction office for concrete in Newport Beach, CA.

Email Quote:
As I mentioned, we are currently looking for a couple of positions that a ASU student could fill. Our Parking Structures Business Unit, in Newport Beach is looking to hire a recent graduate & a intern into the Preconstruction Department. The ideal candidates would have a CIM concentration. To learn more about the McCarthy please use the following link:

He does not want to be inundated with emails, so if you are interested in the preconstruction/estimating aspects and have a hankering for concrete, please email me your resume. Positions are available immediately. When emailing your resume please note in the subject line that it is “McCarthy Position” and please include your name in the resume file name.

Full Time Position with Richmond American Homebuilders in Irvine, CA

Richmond American Homes – Irvine, CA – Trade/Purchasing Agent

Maiya Zentner
Recruiter | MDC Holdings, Inc.
4350 S. Monaco Street | Denver, CO 80237

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY BRIEF: Works with regional Trade Managers and assists in organizing and awarding Division contracts; purchasing materials and negotiating with subcontractors and suppliers. Maintains contracts, estimates, takeoffs, plans and other relevant paperwork.

Essential Job Functions:
Handles timely bid process for new projects and annual rebid of trades outside regional priority list.
Identifies division sourcing opportunities
Determines final specs/options with costing
Researches new product feasibilities and maintains product specifications.
Completes buyout of project, including options against negotiated, unitized costing.
Assures adequate material and services supply.
Manages the pricing and processing of custom changes
Maintains vendor files and audits contracts for adherence.
Scope: Contributes through special expertise at the division level. No supervisory responsibilities. Coordinates and directs business partners.

Minimum Requirements:
Education: BS or BA in Construction Management or equivalent in related field
Experience in purchasing or procurement related field, residential construction experience helpful; will consider a recent college graduate with a degree in Construction Management

Skill in: Most recent positions should demonstrate a proven record to manage and improve the quality of products and services for budgets in the $10 – $50M range. This position should demonstrate familiarity with the bidding, negotiating and contract awarding process for residential purchasing. Ability to work with the regional and national team to leverage spending and identify potential multi-division and region deals is critical. Specific experience with personal computers and corresponding productivity applications such as Excel, Work is required. Experience with AS400 is helpful.

CSW Contractors Looking to hire at least one intern

CSW Contractors, a local heavy/highway firm called this morning and has at least one, possibly two, internship positions available right now. If interested, please email me ( a resume with the title being “CSW”. Also, be sure to incorporate your last name into the file name of your resume.

My contact at CSW for this job opportunity is Dan Luethold, a recent alum of the program.