Kanawha Stone Company is looking to add to its Award Winning Contracting team servicing project sites in WV, VA, PA, KY, OH, and NC. If you are interested in any of the positions below please email your interest and/or any applicable resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Project EngineerPlan and perform safety checks (always plan safety first and then production second!);Thorough knowledge of the plans, specifications, and contract;Thorough knowledge of Company Cost Control systems including timesheet reviews (including quantities), purchasing, and reports (weekly cost report, weekly contact status report, weekly KPI report, and earned value management);Place one call;Order materials, toilets, roll of boxes, and security for job (Energy);Create POs for materials needed;Weekly management of all job site paperwork (stone tickets, receipts, and customer packing slips). Then scan and send in to office;Track T&M progress & sign off from inspector/owner’s representative; Assist Superintendent and Project Manager in interpreting design/drawings for crafts installing material;Assist in Engineering and Management functions by performing quantity calculations, time studies, record keeping, etc. as may be necessary to support projects;Research, recommend resolutions to drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, interference, and errors; Verify all completed work complies with applicable codes, drawings, specifications;Prepare and disseminate all required documentation records such as status reports, punch lists describing work items to be done, sketches of work already completed, material requirement calculations, etc., to supervisor;Prepare drawings and sketches to support construction work, change orders, estimates, etc. Maintain and update project schedules as directed by Project Manager;Represent the Company, project and/or department during A/E, client and project management meetings;Maintain project record documents including pay applications, diaries, correspondence, submittals, photos, quality control, etc. per Company Guidelines and Project Documents;Prepare and distribute production reports on daily basis;Weekly update of material tracking spreadsheets;Additional duties as assigned and suggests revisions and additions to these competencies;
Project ManagerPlan and perform safety checks (always plan safety first and then production second!);Mastery of Project Engineer role;Take job to budget;Prepare budget books for Superintendent – cost report, bid proposal, specs, drawings, etc.;Work with PMA to get subcontracts and purchase agreements for materials prepared;Develop relationships with Owner, Engineer, and vendors;Prepare baseline schedule based on bid/budget;Prepare & submit pre-construction submittals as per the contract and specs (i.e. blasting, SPCC, GWPPP;Maintain 6-week look ahead schedule and communicate with vendors on pick up/delivery and scheduling; communicate with subcontractors to ensure adherence to schedule;Thorough knowledge of the plans, specifications, and contract;Assist the Project team in operation planning, scheduling, problem solving and financial management;Builds rapport with owner and owner’s consultants; ongoing management of these relationships;Provide technical support for construction effort including construction planning and design; interpretation of design; application of construction methods; resolution and documentation of design conflicts; constructability reviews, etc.Develop, implement and administer Company Project Administration/Engineering procedures and maintain Project Documentation.Weekly run of TRU UP for Heavy Job;Manage any changes – document and prepare change order requests;Approve invoices in C.I. module of View Point;Monthly preparation of pay estimates to be submitted on the date specified in the contract;Monthly review of pending changes and prepare change orders for any T&M or extra work that has been done that month to be included in pay estimate;Monthly update of project schedule;Monthly rental equipment adjustment;Monthly review of subcontractor prices for price adjustments;Monthly preparation of Projection for use in WIP reporting;Represent the Company, project and/or department during A/E, client and project management meetings;Monthly review and compare of survey flights (Mass Excavation);Prepare progressive invoices for each Energy job; Project close out duties:Audit project and prepare final quantities;Prepare final pay estimates;Prepare close out submittals per the contract and specifications;Communicate with subcontractors on job completion and scheduling their demobilization/billings;Train Project Engineer; Weekly review and approve time cards (including checking quantities, equipment, pay classes, per diem, and cost codes are correct);Weekly update of quantities, report to upper management and client (if requested);Recognize problems on a job, apply extra time/effort & notify upper management;Additional duties as assigned and suggests revisions and additions to these competencies;
Operations Manager/General SuperintendentMastery of Superintendent or Project Manager role;Oversee all production management and pre-planning initiatives on individual job sites;Oversee the initialization and start-up of projects; initiate pre-construction activities for their projects;Responsible for the profitability of the Department, the maintenance of an accurate WIP schedule and conservative projections;Determine scope of work, objectives, schedules, budget considerations, and personnel assignments. Oversee total project supervision effort to ensure appropriate personnel, budgets, and schedules are met;Oversee safety initiatives on individual job sites; responsible for disciplinary action and corrective measures for incidents and unsafe acts; Serve as senior technical advisor to all project supervision to assist in difficult construction or start-up problems;Maintains intimate knowledge of job costs across multiple projects;Responsible for P&L of multiple projects; recommends and carries out corrective actions to ensure profitability;Additional duties as assigned and suggests revisions and additions to these competencies;
VP Business UnitMastery of Operations Manager role;Determine scope of work, objectives, schedules, budget considerations, and personnel assignments; oversee total project supervision effort to ensure appropriate personnel, budgets, and schedules are met;Interface with the Equipment Department in determining equipment needs and development of capital plans to finance such. Work with the Equipment Department to ensure proper fleet maintenance.Work with the Accounting Department and Equipment Department to modify equipment rates;Researches and plans for the implementation of diversification and/or expansion strategies for the purpose of increasing profits while maintaining the stability and reputation of the Company;oIdentifies resources needed – personnel, equipment, tools, technology, facilities, knowledge, and standard practices – to accomplish corporate goals, objectives, strategies, and tactics;Understands changing external market forces and influences, including government regulations, economic conditions, demographics, and technological advances;Manage the company safety incentive program alongside the Safety and Risk Management Department;Authorize/approve all supervision personnel transactions (hiring, promotions, performance reviews, transfers, wages, etc.) in conjunction with appropriate project managers.Develop standards and procedures for field operations; monitor overall quantity and quality of work performed; ensure all company, departmental, and technical policies, procedures, standards, etc., are adhered to; interpret policies as required;Assist with development, implementation and interpretation of safety supervision training programs;Provide expertise and technical knowledge and review bids for the Estimating Department; Serves as member of Executive Management Team (EMT);Serve as liaison and communications conduit between executive management and field operations;Maintains and cultivates customer relations;Oversee administration of district office (if regional office);Manage equipment needs for individual projects. Assess lowest cost and most effective approach (owned or rental) to fulfilling equipment needs.Responsible for P&L of department and its projects; oversees corrective actions to ensure profitability;Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and man-hours figures;Analyzes competitor activities including their technological and production capabilities.Additional duties as assigned and suggests revisions and additions to these competencies;
Heavy Civil Superintendent (as needed, 2+)
•Substructure Concrete Formwork, Reinforcing, and PlacementFoundations - Wet and Dry Cofferdams – Wet and DryPiers/Stems/Walls – Wood and Engineered form Systems
•Foundation and Temporary Support SystemsSheet pile and H-Pile wall systemsH-Pile and Caisson Foundation construction
•Steel, Box Beam, and Concrete T-Beam
•Superstructure Concrete Formwork, Reinforcing and PlacementSIP and Wood Soffit DeckingOverhang SystemsRebar PlacementBridge Concrete Placement (with Bidwell/Allen bridge deck finisher)
•Basic construction layout (level and transit) from Survey
•This person would be expected to take a set of plans, specs, and budget to build heavy civil projects, while managing safety, subcontractors, and day to day interactions with owner reps.
• Travel should be expected.
•Earthwork, Pipe, Flatwork/Concrete Paving and Utility experience a plus
•This individual must show leadership, talent development, must be cost conscious and capable of utilizing the tools, reports, and systems KSC employs to manage and procure work in accordance with corporate and regulatory agency
Heavy Civil Project Manager/Engineer and/or Estimator (as needed, 2+)
•The industry definition for these roles varies by work type, geography, and corporate size and function. We need ethical folks who have exhibited the following:
oHeavy Civil experience, technical capability, and work ethic that can take a project from bid to built and lead/manage/engineer contracts, planning, cost control, personnel.
•Role and responsibilities will be set by the experience and capability of the candidate.
•Travel should be expected.
•Varying experience in Highway, Site, Concrete, Earthwork, Utilities a plus
Various project sites in WV, OH, PA, VA, KY and NC. Travel is to be expected.
Finisher Foreman (1):Flat work (float finish, broom finish and hard trowel finish)Finish free standing formed Curbs and gutterFinish behind bridge deck finisherFinish behind curb machineFinish behind slip form machine Ability to train and develop other finishersTravel a mustPossibly a salaried role
Iron Worker (2):Placement and tying of rebar Erecting structural steelErecting concrete girdersRigging, and signaling cranes and derricksReading and understanding drawings for rebar, steel, and precast.Willing to work with and be part of formwork, concrete, and/or other labor crews
Equipment Operator (2):Dozer (production and fine Grade)Excavator (production and finish work)Motor Grader (rough and finegrade) is a plusAutomatic grade control experience is a plus
Crane Operator (1):Hydraulic and friction cranes with pile driving experience (NCCO required)Willingness and capability to fulfill Equipment Operator roles as needed
Carpenter Foreman (2): Read and understand plansBasic construction layout from survey controlsExperience leading and Form carpentry – wood and engineered systemsPilling, cofferdam, and temporary support/falsework a plusExhibits leadership, training ability; cost conscious
Carpenters/Concrete Placement (consistent need):Build, erects and aligns forms for various concrete structures and foundations.Understand and/or follows sketches and/or verbal instruction.Installs anchors, braces and/or tie rod to support concrete load pressure. Perform duties involved with installing reinforcing steelPlacing, pouring and leveling concrete placement. Finisher skillset is a plusCuts materials to desired sizes and joins material togetherPerform task at ground level and elevated surfaces
Heavy Equipment OperatorPerform daily safety and maintenance checks (always plan safety first and then production second!);Practice workplace safety and actively participate in weekly/daily safety meetings;Operate heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life;Operate all heavy equipment in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies and procedures;Clean heavy equipment as scheduled and/or required;Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored;Advise supervisor of any requirements for maintenance or repairs;Knowledge of desired cycle timing/production and adjustment of work plan to achieve;Additional duties as assigned and suggests revisions and additions to these competencies;
ForemanMastery of Craft role;Perform daily safety checks (always plan safety first and then production second!);Develops daily and weekly plans for operations;Coordinates with other supervisors & managers;Supervises craft employees assigned to a particular construction discipline work area (e.g. grading, pipe, blasting, etc.);Supervise craft workers and equipment resources assigned to area of responsibility to ensure safe, quality, on-time completion, under budget;Understands plans and specifications and coordinates between Engineering, Survey, and craftsmen to ensure construction complies with drawings and specifications;Advises senior level superintendents and/or project management of potential problems, work interference, schedule difficulties, etc. as soon as an issue arises; assists in circumventing/resolving such problems as required;Understands and executes all safety related requirements; Measure and report quantities of work performed on a daily basis (or quicker if problematic task/project) and against daily/weekly plans; Completes craft time cards daily to accurately reflect hours worked and unit quantities obtained;Monitor work performance and productivity of crafts to ensure project rules, procedures, safety requirements, etc. are maintained.Documents the work as required by company guidelines and contract specifications;Additional duties as assigned and suggests revisions and additions to these competencies;