Office Location: 601 First Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Position Classification: Full-Time Regular
About This Opportunity
If you have a take-charge, positive attitude and love to be part of a hard-working team, apply for the Construction Administrator position. The selected candidate will work in partnership with a Project Management team, which includes Project Executives, Managers, and Superintendents to provide support on the day to day processes related to managing Rockford Construction projects. The Construction Administrator participates in a variety of project management activities such as managing subcontracts, the bidding process, change orders, cost management, and closeouts. This position will be the "hub" of the project team. Our Project Managers and Superintendents rely on the organization and scheduling of all critical deadlines by the Administrator. This position reports directly to the Market Leader of the Industrial group.
This is a terrific opportunity to utilize your organizational and interpersonal communication skills while being a part of a collaborative, fun team.
An engaging, professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact positively with internal and external clients
A minimum of an Associate's degree or 2-3 years administrative / related field experience
Experience in coordination of meetings for the project team including logistics, scheduling, setup, travel, etc
Demonstrate initiative and excellent organizational skills, with ability to manage and prioritize a wide variety of multi-step projects and tasks with tight deadlines
The ability to adapt and excel in an ever changing environment.
The ability to solve problems independently while providing an atmosphere of confidentiality and discretion
Strong skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in business or construction management or related field experience
Experience as a Construction Administrator or similar field
Experience in using MS Project
Familiarity with the construction industry and processes, terms
Familiarity with BlueBeam
Quick to learn new software
Rockford offers competitive compensation, 401(k) with company match, comprehensive healthcare plans, generous paid time off including, continued learning and training opportunities, on-site health and wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, flexible work schedules, and access to industry-leading technology. Team members are also provided opportunities to help shape their community for future generations through volunteer time off and opportunities for involvement with local organizations.
Who We Are
At Rockford, we're not just in the business of creating buildings - we're creating neighborhoods, businesses and communities and we're looking for people who are ready to make an impact. Rockford is a nationally recognized construction, development, and property management provider ranked by Engineering News-Record as one of the top 200 contractors in the nation. With regional offices in the Midwest and Southeast, we've built projects totaling more than $5 billion in varying scope and size, serving education, healthcare, hospitality, multi-unit, mixed-use, senior living, manufacturing and industrial clients. We're delivering forward-thinking ideas with an approach that's built on safety, teamwork and a dedication to quality. Rockford Construction respects and values the characteristics, talents, and perspectives that make each person unique. We believe that by bringing diverse individuals together, in an inclusive manner we can more effectively collaborate, innovate, and solve the problems that face our world. We are committed to creating and fostering a team, partners, and strategies that reflect this purpose.
The work environment for this position may subject the individual to hazards commonly associated with construction sites. Examples of physical hazards include noise, proximity to moving vehicles, atmospheric conditions, close quarters, uneven surfaces, and elevated surfaces. The individual may also be subjected to outside environmental conditions (weather) where protection may not be available. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required at all times outside the job trailer. Occasional lifting of 50 lbs. or less.
Rockford Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We invite all qualified applicants to apply and do not discriminate against individuals because of their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or age.