Careers

Career Opportunities

Hobbs, Inc. truly values our staff and provides a supportive and professional work environment. We are proud that the majority of our employees have worked with Hobbs for over ten years.

As a leading custom home builder Hobbs understands that our success directly reflects the skills, experience, and dedication our people bring to their jobs every day. To help them succeed, we strive to provide a positive, productive work environment based upon both mutual respect and a commitment to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws. Hobbs recruits, hires, and promotes employees without discriminating on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status. And we understand that all of our employees share the responsibility of supporting our policies for a harassment-free and drug-free workplace. At Hobbs our values form the solid foundation of a culture where employees can thrive. Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as flexible spending accounts, life insurance, disability income, 401(k) Savings Plan, employee assistance and wellness programs. Together, these benefits help protect employees and their dependents while giving them tax-advantaged ways to save for retirement and establish long-term financial security. It’s a package of quality programs specifically designed to meet the unique needs of each individual in our diverse organization.

Current Openings

Job Title: Project Managers – Connecticut and New York City

Provide a maximum value on quality-driven construction services utilizing methods that are customer-focused, cost-effective, safety-perfect, innovation-leveraged, and execution-aggressive within a framework of unquestioned integrity. Must be able to estimate, buyout jobs, perform job scheduling, monitor job costs and manage profitability in line with budget and interface with all levels of management.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Start-up

  • Request and obtain schedule and effect formal turnover from Estimator.
  • Distribute contract set of plans to subcontractors with plan control sheet.
  • Review and understand contract with owner.
  • File for permit(s) (wetlands, health and building).
  • Submit Job Start-up Sheet and schedule of values to the Finance Department.
  • Obtain signed work schedules and lien waivers.
  • Maintain and update standard job book (get duplicate job book to Superintendent at start of job) and keep feeding scopes of work and changes to scopes to Superintendent.
  • Organize and preside at job start-up meeting.

On-going Activities

  • Obtain signed Master Subcontractor Agreements for all new subcontractors.
  • All coordination with architect, engineer, decorator, owner’s representatives and owner.
  • Understand safety issues and help enforce compliance with safety regulations. Address safety issues with subcontractors prior to signing contracts.
  • Run weekly meetings, prepare agenda and distribute meeting minutes for weekly job site meeting.
  • Establish and update job schedule regularly (review weekly, formally update monthly).
  • Prepare, distribute and log change orders. Follow through with signature and approval.
  • Get copy of change order estimate to Finance before incurring costs.
  • Organize, log and maintain SK drawings and revised construction plans.
  • Publish, post and list regularly for review by subcontractors and design team.
  • Send “Request for Information” list to architect as necessary. Coordinate requests with Superintendent.
  • Set up active and dead files for paperwork and plans.
  • Review all door, window, hardware, schedules from architect, schedule and place orders accordingly.
  • Review and monitor all allowances stated in contract.
  • Request and log in all shop drawings. Develop and maintain a tracking log.
  • Request cuts/literature for all plumbing, electrical, and mechanical equipment Prepare and monitor necessary correspondence and maintain progress photo file.
  • Videotape entire house after electrical/mechanical inspections and before insulation installation.

Billing

  • Approve sub/supplier bills monthly.
  • Enter commitments in Timberline (Accounting software) for all subcontractors including changes and extras.
  • Prepare owner billing, follow up with architect after distributing requisition and collect receivables.
  • Provide monthly forecast to CEO and keep Supervisor up on budget.

Job Completion

  • Request and follow through certificate of occupancy after final inspection.
  • Administer and distribute punch list(s) and additional work lists at substantial completion stage of the job.
  • Prepare and distribute job closeout letter to subcontractors one to two billing cycles before the end of the project.
  • Prepare a framed list of subcontractors associated with project (put a copy in job book).
  • Create job book and ensure transfer to owner with video.
  • Get maintenance agreements, organize and preside at post-job meeting.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must be a self-starter who understands the need for detail in the midst of work being done within a much larger picture.

Oversee and work along with the Project Supervisor at the job site. Responsibilities include planning, assigning and directing work, addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Contact with all levels of personnel within the company and with clients and their advisors, subcontractors and vendors.

Demonstrate a high level of skill with interpersonal relationships and communications. Must be creative and flexible in order to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities. This position requires the ability to make simple calculations and have an ability to organize and be able to perform a variety of tasks. Good driving record a must.

B.S. or B.A. Degree is desirable. Must have computer knowledge, i.e., Microsoft Office. MS Project and Timberline software a plus. Two to ten years of construction experience desired.

 

To apply for this position, please submit your resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: resumes@hobbsinc.com.