FT – Associate Consultant/Graduate, Turner & Townsend in Chandler, AZ

Turner & Townsend is looking for a recent graduates to working on their project in Chandler, AZ.  Willingness to travel is important as they have operations around the US and globally.
Division / Business Unit :    Core Services
Office/Site :    Chandler, Arizona
Position :    Associate Consultant / Graduate
Starting Date :    August 2011  Permanent
Duration :    Full Time

Qualifications Required :    Degree in construction management, architecture or related engineering discipline with a specialization in the construction management and / or construction economics.

Knowledge / Skills / Experience Required :
Knowledge of the application and impact of both project and cost management disciplines. Can identify the impact of time, cost, and quality. Candidates with professional experience preferred.

Roles / Responsibilities:   
Associate Consultant with initial responsibilities within an estimating team with future opportunities project management.

Personality Type / Traits :   
This person must have strong communication, written, and presentation skills, with a confident disposition.

The candidate must also be pro-active and organized, with the ability to identify the “big picture” scope of services.
This position requires the candidate to interact at various levels with project team members ranging from administrative to executive level individuals.

This requires that the candidate is capable of working under pressure situations without compromising their efficiency or the quality of work. 

Inherent Job Requirements:   

Good people skills, management competence and understanding of the full life-cycle of construction delivery
Open to business travel to support regional T&T; offices

Please contact Sarah Kugler of Turner & Townsend’s America’s Regional Core Services Division, with any questions regarding the position as well as candidate considerations.

Sarah Kugler
Resourcing – Core Services America’s

Turner & Townsend Inc.
Two Embarcadero Center
Suite 2240
San Francisco, CA 94111

t: +1 415 489 1600
d: +1  646 359 1240
e:  Sarah.Kugler@turntown.com  

Green Associate Study Sessions – ASU Tempe Campus

(CB) LEED Green Associate Study Sessions – Welcome Session
10 September 2011 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM in the Memorial Union, Room 228, Cochise, Arizona State University Tempe Campus

The USGBC Student Group at ASU will be hosting a LEED Green Associate 10-week Study Session and will be opening these sessions to both students and professionals. The Welcome and Exam Cram Session will take place on a Saturday with the entire group collected as one. Sessions 2-8 will take place on different days, times, and locations to better suit the needs of those participating and will be an hour long each. This information will be posted shortly but will consist of afternoon and evening sessions. You may attend any of these sessions as long as you have attended all 10 sessions. More information on how these Study Sessions will structure will be given at the Welcome Session.
Registration fees will go directly to the Student Group to help fund materials needed for these sessions. The registration fee for this event will count towards your participation in the full 10-sessions.
Study Session Agenda:
• SS01: Welcome
September 10, 2011 from 11:30a-1:00p
Memorial Union, Room 228 Cochise
This session will discuss the overall look at what these sessions will offer and a chance for you to meet all of our facilitators. You will also become familiar with our website to help you find further information and be prepared to set up your GBCI profile. Those who registered with materials will receive their books at this session.
• SS02: LEED Basics
Week of September 12th
• SS03: Sustainable Site
Week of September 19th
• SS04: Water Efficiency
Week of September 26th
• SS05: Energy & Atmosphere
Week of October 3rd
• SS06: Materials & Resources
Week of October 10th
• SS07: Indoor Environmental Quality
Week of October 17th
• SS08: ID, RP, CMP & Ancillary Resources
Week of October 24th
• SS09: Exam Cram
November 5, 2011
We will review topics from the past 8 sessions and answer any remaining questions
• SS10: Practice Test A
November 18th 2011 from 4:00p-6:00p
(This will be the same test as Practice Test B)
• SS10: Practice Test B
November 19th 2011 from 10:00a-12:00p
(This will be the same test as Practice Test A)
USGBC Members (Professionals): $50.00*
USGBC Members (Professionals) + Study Materials: $175.00
Non-Members: $80.00*
Non-Members + Study Materials: $205.00
Students w/Valid ID: $20.00*
Students w/Valid ID + Study Materials: $145.00

For questions, please feel free to contact us at: http://asu.orgsync.com/org/usgbcasu/ContactUs

Registration: http://www.usgbcaz.org/

Mentorship Program – Advancing Women in Construction (AWIC)

AWIC starts its fourth year supporting Construction Management students with a kick-off dinner on Tuesday, 16 August 2011. There are 26 students in need of mentors this year. If you are in the Phoenix Metro area and are interested in mentoring a CM student, please contact Dawn Rogers, DEWSC Recruitment & Retention Program Coordinator, at dawnrogers@asu.edu. The AWIC program is also seeking donations for their AWIC grant program. Student proteges apply for $1,000 annual grants that funded through charitable gifts from companies, industry professionals, alumni and non-profit organizations.

FT Position – Quality Project Management, LLC – Northeast Region

Mac Costas referred this job opportunity to the DEWSC. Thanks Mac.

Job Description – Project Manager
QPM is in its sixteenth year of providing nationwide Program and Project Management, Permitting, Engineering and Architectural Services providing flexible and cost-efficient solutions powered by a ‘Best In Class’ proprietary web-based project tracking program.

Our target customers are typically national Fortune 1000 companies. As an organization QPM has completed well over 75,000 projects across the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and the Virgin Islands with a construction value of well over $1 billion, annually with work being equally dispersed between the East and West. QPM has evolved into a national network of qualified professionals ready to meet the needs of the largest and most successful U.S. companies at a moment’s notice.

QPM provides world-class, national expertise in full-service program and project management for major industries:
– Retail
– Convenience and Petroleum
– Healthcare
– Airports
– Government
– Banking

We provide full scalability and flexibility to manage your entire project from start to finish – from site selection, through design and permitting, to execution and closeout. QPM is a financially strong, growth oriented company, growing more than 10% annually over the past 6 years. QPM’s innovation, ingenuity and ambition has earned us Inc. Magazine’s designations as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the United States.

The Project Manager will be responsible for managing the overall direction, completion, and budget of each assigned project. This position will require a significant amount of travel throughout the United States.

Essential Duties
• Manage multiple projects and the development of each from beginning to end
• Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
• Manage every aspect of the development process including consultants, general contractors, vendors, specialty contractors, budgets, internal departments and developers.
• Familiar knowledge of construction components, process and methodologies
• Manage each phase of the project including entitlement, design, permitting, bidding, contracting, construction, store start up, store turnover, and project close out
• Plan and schedule project timelines
• Familiar with contract administration and change order review.
• Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
• Cost estimating
• Quality control and assurance
• Budget development, forecasting and management
• Web based project management
• Proficient in facilities or new construction
• Provide direction and support to the project team

Education and Experience
• Degree in Construction, Architecture or Engineering preferred with a minimum of (2) years retail project management experience or big box remodel projects.
Physical Demands
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl. The employee must also occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Physical demands must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Requirements
• Travel is variable up to a maximum of 75%
• Must be able to work from a remote location
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with QPM employees and customers
• Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications with a strong emphasis in MS PowerPoint, Word and Excel
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong consideration will be given to those that are PMP and LEED certified

Contact Information
Submit resumes for consideration to nmccarty@qpmllc.com

In addition, QPM is always searching for qualified Project Managers that are ready to travel 3-5 days per week. Please feel free to have candidates email their resumes directly to me at nmccarty@qpmllc.com

FT Position – RMS Group, Westminster, CA

Looking for another DEWSC alum to put in the applicant pool at RMS…

The RMS Group, located in Westminster, CA, is seeking a construction Project Engineer to join our team of professionals. The Project Engineer is responsible for providing complete technical support to the Project Manager (PM) and project field staff as directed by the PM on construction projects. This generally includes complete project document management, interpreting construction documents and resolving trade conflicts, assisting PM with subcontract management, coordinating project schedule updates with entire project team, attending coordination meetings, and assisting PM with managing project budget. The project engineer’s primary responsibilities include maintaining project document flow, communication with subcontractors and RMS staff, RFI resolution and coordination with design consultants, submittal processing, subcontract management support, attending weekly coordination meetings, preparing and distributing meeting minutes and project close out.

In addition, experience working with project teams on site, especially in hospitality, entertainment, healthcare and aviation-related industries is a plus.

Education and Experience:
1. Bachelors Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related field or equivalent
2. Minimum of 3 years experience in construction directly related to the work that The
RMS Group performs.
3. Experience running multiple projects and/or large long term projects.
4. On-site field experience.

1. Multi-tasking skills, including overseeing multiple projects concurrently.
2. Strong computer skills including:
a. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
b. Critical Path Scheduling using either SureTrak or P-3.
c. Document management software such as Prolog or Expedition (ProLog is preferred).
d. Familiarity with AutoCAD desirable.
3. Communication:
a. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
b. Ability to exercise finesse and tact in dealing with Owners, Management and
Project Team members at all levels.

Physical Demands:
1. Ability to climb steps, scaffolds and ladder.
2. Ability to walk on unstable work surfaces.
3. Ability to lift 40 pounds.

Work Environment:
The position will entail a combination of office work and on-site management.

Varies with job

Website: www.thermsgroup.com
Contact: Robert Wendinger (DEWSC Alum) rwendinger@thermsgroup.com

FT Positions – Turner Construction (Dec ’10 or May ’11 grads)

Turner Construction – “We need 3-4 good candidates who graduated this year either in December 2010 or May 2011, who would be willing to work here in phoenix, ft Huachuca, or Albuquerque.”

“I will probably be interviewing maybe even as soon as the week of July 29th. We would be looking for them to start as early as a month from now.”

If interested please forward your resume to me at m.eicher@asu.edu

FT Position – Currie & Brown, Inc. , Phx, AZ

We do have an advertisement placed on our website. We are looking for someone who is looking for a career in scheduling, logical thinker and enthusiasm and willingness to go the extra mile. Microsoft Project is preferred (not Primavera) and there will be training opportunities. Candidates, we currently have a few openings so we may talk to more than a few inquiries.

Andrew Casey
Currie & Brown, Inc.

FT Position – Project Manager, Mesa Precast, Tempe, AZ

We are trying to fill a Project Manager position here at Mesa Precast. Please see the attached job description and distribute to your contacts. If you could also post this listing on an ASU website this would increase the exposure. Let me know.

Please have resumes emailed to Bob@mesaprecast.com attention Bob Bogle

Expected Start Date: June/July 2011
Title: ProjectManager / Precast Concrete
Company: Mesa Precast & Supply, LLC

Reports To: Managing Partner

Base Pay: 50K Plus- based on qualifications

Location: Tempe, AZ

Education: Business / CM Degree or equivalent

Experience: 3 yrs minimum in residential /commercial building projects

Travel: Negligible

Type: Full Time / Exempt

Mesa Precast and Supply, LLC is a privately owned company located in Tempe, AZ. The company provides architectural precast product to both residential and commercial projects across the United
States but is mainly a supplier to the Southwest US. Mesa Precast and Supply works closely with its sister
company Advanced Cast Stone located in Ft. Worth, TX.
The company was founded over 25 years ago as a residential supplier but under new ownership in 2006
the company also focuses on commercial projects. Mesa Precast and Supply is nationally certified by the
Architectural Precast Association (APA).
The company is seeking a ProjectManager for Precast Concrete. The selected candidate will report to
the Managing Partner but will also have responsibilities to the company General Manager. The candidate should be a self starter, motivated, display excellent leadership and communication skills both verbally and in writing. The candidate will work closely with owners, architects, consultants, contractors, government agencies
and suppliers.

1. Proficient with Strong computer skills in the following programs;MicrosoftWord, Excel,
Outlook, and various other project management and bidding software. Some experience in
AUTOCAD or TURBO CAD is desirable (Strong computer skills are required).
2. Evaluate and interpret all contract documents.
3. Orchestrate and present information to owners as required.
4. Establish a professional working relationship with public agencies, consultants and team
members to insure on time successful project completion.
5. Prepare “precast proposals” for contractors, subcontractors and owners with scope of work
defined in detail.
6. Prepare change orders as necessary.
7. Contribute to value engineering and standard design guidelines.
8. Liaison with owners, buyers and tenants regarding warranty and other issues as they arise.
9. Review, analyze and select the most efficient and cost effective Suppliers.
10. Attend project coordination meetings.
11. Prepare and track RFI’s.
12. Ensure all certifications and final inspections have been obtained.
13. Assist with administering contract documents including, submittals, purchase orders and
compliance requirements for specified projects.
14. Proficient skills to handle multiple projects and work within the scheduled deadlines.
15. Knowledge to understand plan specs for the job prior to job start.
16. Continue to develop and reinforce good relationships with “key” customers as well as new
customer base.
17. Work with General Contractors, Owners, and customers to bring jobs in on a timely manner and
within budget.
18. Ability to demonstrate to customers, employees and management at a professional level both
oral and written communication skills. Write routine reports and correspondence.

Successful applicant may be required to undergo a thorough background check which includes drug
screen, reference checks, public record information, etc.

CompetitiveWage will depend on experience. To apply, please email resume with Salary requirements
when responding to this posting.
Benefits Offered:Medical, paid vacation and holidays.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify compliant Employer