Thank you for your interest in joining the New England Construction team!

When you become part of the New England Construction team, your success becomes one our our priorities. As a family owned business we understand the importance of loyalty and teamwork.   

Our dynamic and talented team is driven everyday by the following shared core values:

  • Embrace the Family
  • Do What You Say
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Be a Can-Do Team Player
  • Obsess Over Client Success

If you are a dedicated and driven individual who shares these core values and is ready to move your career in a positive direction, New England Construction may be the place for you. If you feel you could make a contribution to our close-knit team and you have a great attitude and work ethic, we’d love to hear from you!

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“Our approach is different.  When you become part of the NEC team, you are 
welcomed into the NEC family.  Our goal is to empower our employees to be successful professionally and personally.”


~ Amy M. Grenga, Director of Human Resources

 

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Please view our list of current positions below and apply online to upload your resume.

New England Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Superintendent

Date: 10/18/19
Location: Rumford, RI
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If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment on a job-site and have a can-do team player attitude, then this position might be a great fit for you! The Field Team, managed by our General Superintendent, collaborates with our Project Manager and Project Engineers while all working toward a common goal – to deliver a high quality and on-time project.

Let Us Introduce Ourselves

Our Core Values:

  1. Embrace the family
  2. Do what you say
  3. Do the right thing
  4. Be a “can-do” team player
  5. Obsess over client success

At the end of the day, our niche is to build great buildings with great people.

What You’ll Get Out of This Opportunity

The Superintendent is responsible for providing overall day-to-day on-site administration and technical management on construction projects. Maintain and direct the coordination of subcontractor activity.

What You’ll Do

The essential duties and responsibilities for a Superintendent include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensures that the day-to-day coordination of subcontractors on the jobsite turn out high-quality work that meets the approved project schedule.
  • Executes work procedures, interprets specifications, and coordinates various phases of construction to prevent delays and provides assistance with client demands.
  • Monitors field work to ensure compliance with safety regulations, company standards, procedures, specifications and codes. Must be able to create and maintain a safety first environment.
  • Maintains a thorough understanding of contract documents to be able to plan ahead and anticipate potential problems before they arise.
  • Responsible for the overall coordination and management of the jobsite.
  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, resource plans, and status reports including developing and implementing complete project schedules to ensure required dates are met.
  • Facilitate pre-construction meetings, site visits, and subcontractor meetings on a weekly basis.
  • Communicates schedule updates and changes to the Project Team.
  • Requires travel to other New England states based on project demand.
  • Must be able perform other related duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need

  • Knowledgeable of the construction process, safety procedures, construction materials and methods, read and understand blueprints.
  • Retail, automotive, healthcare and/or multi-family project experience desired
  • Experience on projects valued between $1 million and $10 million preferred
  • OSHA 30 certification a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of safety regulations

What You’re Bringing to the Table

  • High School Diploma
  • Degree from an accredited college or university program preferred
  • 5-10 years’ experience in Commercial Construction experience
  • MA site supervisors license
  • OSHA 10 certification
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job.

Additional Information:

Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of
activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and
activities may change at any time with or without notice.
EEO Statement: 
New England Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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Estimator

Date: 10/18/2019
Location: Rumford, RI
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Let Us Introduce Ourselves

Our Core Values:

  1. Embrace the family
  2. Do what you say
  3. Do the right thing
  4. Be a “can-do” team player
  5. Obsess over client success

At the end of the day, our niche is to build great buildings with great people.

SUMMARY

New England Construction is seeking a qualified candidate for an Estimator in our Estimating Department. The Estimator will be responsible for preparing complex estimates for assigned projects of medium to large size and complexity. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational and customer service skills and will be able to manage concurrent projects as well as have the ability to work independently or as part of a team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Analyzes drawings, specifications, reviews proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings and walk through’s to determine scope, duration and cost of work to prepare comprehensive cost estimates.
  2. Performs detailed quantity and labor takeoffs of all divisions. Prepares estimates, including schedules for use in selecting vendors/subcontractors.
  3. Coordinates total estimating effort relevant to particular bid/project as assigned and submits the bid in a timely manner in accordance with the client’s deadline.
  4. Interfaces with client, architect, engineer and subcontractors to provide engineering and cost data regarding project feasibility.
  5. Follows awarded contracts as assigned – may include estimating extra work items, change orders, credits, procuring material, etc.
  6. Acts as a resource to project management during the award / start-up phase to clarify any issues regarding what was considered in the estimate including materials and methods of construction.
  7. Assist in managing and adding subcontractors to the database.
  8. Establish and maintain relationships with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure current market conditions are included in the estimate.
  9. Perform other related duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary.
  2. Must have exceptional phone skills.
  3. Knowledge of multiple construction disciplines is required.
  4. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, construction documents, safety rules, O & M instructions, etc.
  5. Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  6. Advanced knowledge of estimating techniques and cost control.
  7. Ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems is essential.
  8. Ability to solve practical problems and manage variety of situations where limited standardization exists.
  9. Plan, direct and control work activities.
  10. Rate information using personal judgment or standards that can be measured or checked.
  11. Advanced proficiency with MS Office, specifically Excel and Project; Sage Timberline; Procore; SmartBid; Planswift and Bluebeam.
  12. Ability to perform conceptual estimates is a plus.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Minimum of five years construction cost estimating experience with a general contractor.
  2. Four year degree in construction management, architecture, engineering, etc. Or the equivalent combination of education and experience to meet job requirements.

Additional Information:

Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive benefits, 401k program, flexibility and much more!

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

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

New England Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Project Manager

Date: 10/18/2019
Location: Rumford, RI
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If you enjoy leading and collaborating in a team environment and focus on obsessing over client success, then this position might be for you. Our Project Managers, exhibit leadership, organizational and time management skills, as well as have strong communication. Can you see yourself leading a project, working closely with our Project Engineers, Superintendents, VP of Operations, and clients? Do you have 5-10 years of construction experience? If the answer is yes, then apply!

Let Us Introduce Ourselves

Our Core Values:

  1. Embrace the family
  2. Do what you say
  3. Do the right thing
  4. Be a “can-do” team player
  5. Obsess over client success

At the end of the day, our niche is to build great buildings with great people.

What You’ll Get Out of This Opportunity

We are seeking a detail-oriented, leadership driven, thorough, and organized Construction Project Manager to join our growing team.  The Project Manager is responsible for providing overall management direction for two or more construction projects, developing new business opportunities, and managing teams.  The Project Manager will be required to travel to other parts of New England to meet customer needs.

What You’ll Do

  1. Facilitate pre-construction meetings and site visits with the owner/client to discuss and define project requirements in order to establish project work plan and deadlines. 
  1. Responsible for supervising and managing multiple Project Engineer’s and Superintendent’s.
  1. Review and manage financial aspect of contracts including cost reporting, fee payment, change orders, income/expenses, etc.
  1. Negotiate and prepare vendor and subcontractor purchase orders and evaluate submittals to reflect contract drawing and specifications.
  1. Develop detailed work plans, schedules, resource plans, and status reports including developing and implementing complete project schedules to ensure required dates are met. 
  1. Required to travel to other parts of New England to supervise project progress minimum two days per week, but home office based in Rumford, RI.
  1. Perform other related duties as assigned

What You’ll Need

  1. Ability to manage team of employees and multiple projects
  2. Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues to all levels of management.
  3. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
  4. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  5. Prior experience in pre-construction planning, commercial construction, and estimating.
  6. Knowledge of construction cost estimating computer software. Experience with Timberline is a plus.
  7. Highly motivated to continue to develop professional licenses, certifications, and expertise through formal training and on-the-job experience.
  8. Customer focus required

What You’re Bringing to the Table

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field.
  2. 5-10 years’ experience in project management in construction or similar experience.
  3. Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standard, etc. and their impact on project activities.
  4. Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance.
  5. Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job.

Additional Information:

Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive benefits, 401k program, flexibility and much more!

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

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

New England Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

 

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Project Engineer

Date: 10/18/2019
Location: Rumford, RI
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Are you a recent grad with a degree in construction management or civil engineering? Have you been in the construction field for a few years? Looking to change careers into construction? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then this position might be for you! Organizational skills and strong communication are key to the success of this role.  If you apply, get ready to join a fast-paced team oriented working environment!

Let Us Introduce Ourselves

Our Core Values:

  1. Embrace the family
  2. Do what you say
  3. Do the right thing
  4. Be a “can-do” team player
  5. Obsess over client success

At the end of the day, our niche is to build great buildings with great people.

What You’ll Get Out of This Opportunity

The Project Engineer assists and supports the Project Manager and Superintendent on assigned projects. The position will require independent problem solving, decision making and the implementation of standard engineering procedures to direct the flow of the project. The Project Engineer will provide input to Project Manager regarding project planning and scheduling of project components and milestones.

What You’ll Do

The essential duties and responsibilities for the Project Engineer include, but are not limited to:

  • Required to attend weekly onsite meetings including subcontractor coordination meeting, owner/architect meeting, and provide follow up meeting minutes packages to the Project Manager and Superintendent.
  • Must have knowledge of RFI tracking including, but not limited to:
    • Maintaining the RFI log and submittal log
    • Change Order Management
      • Compile Change Orders
      • Issue Sub Amendments
      • Maintain Change Logs
  • Assist the Project Manager in pre-construction meetings and site visits with the owner/client to discuss and meet project requirements in order to establish project work plan and deadlines.
  • Responsible for assisting the Project Manager with the closeout process including, but not limited to develop and maintain the closeout log, complete operation and maintenance manuals, and maintain punchlists.
  • Assist the Project Manager with client interface and subcontractor agreements.
  • Job based in Rumford, RI, but will require some travel to other New England states based on project demand.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Timberline and Microsoft Project is a plus.
  • Customer relationship focus
  • Flexible and adaptable team-player

What You’re Bringing to the Table

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field.
  • Up to 4 years’ experience in construction or similar experience.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job.

Additional Information:

Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of
activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and
activities may change at any time with or without notice.
EEO Statement: 
New England Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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Associate Project Manager

Date: 2/6/2019
Location: Rumford, RI
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Do you have a degree in construction management or civil engineering? Have you been in the construction field for a few years? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then this position might be for you! Organizational skills and strong communication are key to the success of this role.  If you apply, get ready to join a fast-paced team oriented working environment!

Let Us Introduce Ourselves

Our Core Values:

  1. Embrace the family
  2. Do what you say
  3. Do the right thing
  4. Be a “can-do” team player
  5. Obsess over client success

At the end of the day, our niche is to build great buildings with great people.

What You’ll Get Out of This Opportunity

The Associate Project Manager is responsible for providing overall management direction for one or more construction projects of limited scope or limited risk. This position requires independent problem solving, leadership, decision making, management of project teams, and the implementation of project management procedures to direct the flow of the project. The APM reports directly to the VP of Operations. The Associate Project Manager will be required to travel to other parts of New England to meet customer needs.

What You’ll Do

APM responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Facilitate weekly onsite meetings including Subcontractor coordination meetings, owner/architect meetings, and internal team meetings.
  • Facilitate pre-construction meetings and site visits with the owner/client to discuss and meet project requirements to establish project work plan and deadlines.
  • Responsible for taking or overseeing clear and concise meeting minutes during all weekly operations meetings, Subcontractor coordination meetings and Owner/Architect meetings. Distribute the meeting minutes within 48 hours after the meeting.
  • Required to manage and collaborate with Project Engineer I’s, Superintendents, and/or Interns for specific projects.
  • Compile and print all reports required for the meeting packets to be distributed at the Owner/Architect meetings. Distribute the meeting packets at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.
  • Effectively manage the submittal process. Obtain and review submittal documentation for all projects within 48 hours of receipt.
  • Distribute submittals to project team, Subcontractor(s) and Owner/Architect upon review.
  • Develop submittal log and material status report using drawings, contract documents and specifications prior to first Owner/Architect meeting for all projects.
  • Ensure Contract Document Logs are established and maintained.
  • Ensure team members and Subcontractor(s) have all current construction documentation.
  • Responsible for collecting all missing documentation from the Subcontract Document Tracking Report that is distributed on a weekly basis.
  • Lead project start up and jobsite initial set up. Including but not limited to collecting all project documentation from the Estimating Department.
  • Establish and maintain the project quality files and documentation systems to NEC standards.
  • Effectively manage Subcontractors and National Account communication and relations to establish relationship and enhance Subcontractor performance.
  • Continually promote organizational change initiatives, suggests new ideas, and adapt to work within new teams, structures and processes.
  • Review and manage financial aspect of contracts including cost reporting, billings/payments, change orders, income/expenses, etc.
  • Prepare and analyze change management reports, estimates and other cost report supporting documentation in preparation for monthly cost report meeting in coordination with the Finance Department.
  • Responsible for the overall management, timely, and successful execution of Owner and internal change order processes
  • Ability to buyout, negotiate bid packages, and create Purchase Orders and/or Contracts for subcontractors.
  • Must be able to write effective scopes of work for bid packages
  • Ability to identify and achieve customer goals, expectations and satisfaction.
  • Act with a sense of urgency in meeting customer needs and demonstrating value.
  • Develop detailed work plans, schedules, resource plans, and status reports including developing and implementing complete project schedules to ensure required dates are met.
  • Required to travel to other parts of New England to supervise project progress minimum two days per week, but home office based in Rumford, RI.
  • Meet bi weekly with VP of Operations
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

What You’ll Need

  • Prior experience in pre-construction planning, commercial construction, and estimating.
  • Ability to manage team of employees and multiple projects.
  • Advanced understanding of construction methods and installation sequencing.
  • Proven record of meeting organizational and personal goals while delivering results to a standard of excellence.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues to all levels of management.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Timberline.
  • Advanced level of MEP Knowledge.

 

What You’re Bringing to the Table

  • BS OR MS degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field.
  • 4 or more years with CM/General Contractor Organization or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job.

Additional Information:

Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of
activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and
activities may change at any time with or without notice.
EEO Statement: 
New England Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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Intern

Date: 1/24/19
Location: Rumford, RI
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Description:

  • A temporary position involving various duties that permit exposure to the student’s field of study and/or provide experience that is a useful addition to the student’s education and meaningful preparation for future professional employment.
  • Provides experience in various aspects of construction including a combination of office based and project job site settings.

 

 

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