Why Cooper Construction

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At Cooper Construction, our purpose is building relationships and delivering success. But Cooper’s greatest asset is our employees that add Value to any job. Here our culture revolves around being Nimble, Urgent, and Assertive. Our aim is to provide growth and confidence to our employees through experiences and knowledge. No matter your job, you'll be given responsibility and the opportunity to work in an environment where your dedication and hard work will further your career. Cooper’s goal is to provide a family culture with a group of close nit employees who have common goals, are ready, and willing to protect the team and strive to be the best.

"If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over" - John Wooden

Opportunities

Birmingham (HQ) Positions:

Assistant Project Manager - Birmingham - Click to view

Reports to: Project Manager

General Description:

The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for assisting Project Managers and/or Superintendents in coordinating the activities of a project to ensure cost, schedule, document control and quality standards are met. Under the direction of the PM, the Assistant Project Manager is expected to take on any/all tasks in the quest to learn all he/she can about construction. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of construction experience. A degree in construction management is a plus.

Responsibilities:

• Assist the Project Manager in all phases and aspects of the project.
• Provide support to Field Staff.
• Follow the Companies Best Practices.
• Project Set Up: Ensure that proper tools are in place prior to the beginning of a project.
• Prepare and assist with pre-installation meetings.
• Review Owner contract and become familiar with terms & conditions.
• Distribute all short interval and overall project schedules. Ensure subcontractors have the most up to date scopes of work. Assist PM in the development of the overall project schedule.
• Work to obtain all necessary permits as requested by the PM.
• Ability to review drawings and specifications to become completely familiar with the project and identify long lead times and critical path items.

 

Requirements:

• Proven working experience in project management
• Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
• Verbal Communication

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Huntsville Positions:

Project Manager - Huntsville - Click to view

Reports to: VP of Operations


Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time, within budget, and within scope. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize progress of project. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project. He or she will work directly with clients to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget.


Responsibilities:

• Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the proper execution of projects
• Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
• Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
• Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
• Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
• Perform risk management to minimize project risks
• Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
• Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
• Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
• Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals

Requirements:

• Proven working experience in project management
• Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Projects
• Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience

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Dallas Positions:

Experienced Estimator - Click to view

Description

The Estimator is responsible for preparing complete and accurate estimates through extensive review of bid documents and analyzing sub-contractor and supplier quotes. The Estimator is expected to build effective relationships with team members, external customers, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.

Job Duties & Requirements


  • Reports to the Chief Estimator
  • Responsible for design-build, conceptual and plans/spec estimating
  • Analyze bid documents, including but not limited to sketches, blueprints and sample layouts, to determine estimated costs and pricing
  • Prepare quantity take-offs and estimate the costs of materials, labor, and equipment required to meet the provisions of the contract documents
  • Solicit and review quotes from vendors, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Detailed knowledge of pricing and costs for materials, labor, subcontractors and equipment for all trade disciplines
  • Ability to manage multiple preconstruction projects
  • Builds effective relationships with architects, engineers, subcontractors and clients
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be team-oriented; able to contribute within a group work environment
  • Experience with the required technology (Microsoft Office, On Screen Take-off, Bluebeam)
  • Bachelor degree in construction, engineering, or related field

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Our Benefits

Our company provides a variety of benefits, listed below, to meet the changing needs of the talented individuals who make up our workforce. In addition to essential healthcare needs, our people have access to additional benefits including: profit sharing, company events, and so much more. We recognize that our employees are our greatest asset. That’s why we strive to be a family-oriented company that recognizes the importance of work-life balance, as well.

  • 401(k)
  • Financial advisors
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Paid travel
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and development
  • Bonus potential
  • Medical and prescription drug insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance