Our Team

We’re Building a Better Construction Experience

At RKA Construction our team members take a personalized approach to our projects offering a boutique experience for our residential and commercial clients. Our dedicated team approach is efficient and service-oriented, creating an effective team and satisfied clients.

Ryan Anderson

Ryan Anderson

President

Wesley Ashley, Project Manager

Wesley Ashley

Project Manager

Hans Bauer

Hans Bauer

Vice President, Residential Business Development

Caroline Berry

Caroline Berry

Business Accountant

Juan Flores Chapa, Assistant Superintendent

Juan Flores Chapa

Assistant Superintendent

Ann Cooper

Ann Cooper

Marketing Coordinator

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Kat Gates

Project Manager

Kip Gordon, Project Manager

Kip Gordon

Project Manager

Greg Green, General Superintendent

Greg Green

General Superintendent

Earl Grochau, Chief Financial Officer

Earl Grochau

Chief Financial Officer

Patrick Johnston

Patrick Johnston

Executive Vice President, Commercial

Walt Kearney, Project Manager

Walt Kearney

Project Manager

Alex Krueger

Alex Krueger

Project Manager

Carter Mackie, Assistant Superintendent

Carter Mackie

Assistant Superintendent

Conrad McCall, Superintendent

Conrad McCall

Superintendent

Doug McClelland, Superintendent

Doug McClelland

Superintendent

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Chase Moore

Assistant Superintendent

James Poe, Superintendent

James Poe

Superintendent

Logan Ray, Project Manager

Logan Ray

Project Manager

Cindy Rial, Controller

Cindy Rial

Controller

Alex Robinson, Assistant Superintendent

Alex Robinson

Assistant Superintendent

Chris Smith

Chris Smith

Superintendent

Anna Smothers, Office Assistant

Anna Smothers

Office Assistant

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Will Wampler

Superintendent

Alex Wellford, Superintendent

Alex Wellford

Superintendent

Bradley Wilford

Bradley Wilford

Chief Operating Officer

Nelson Wilford, Assistant Superintendent

Nelson Wilford

Assistant Superintendent

Jim Williams, Superintendent

Jim Williams

Superintendent

Join Our Team

Are you committed to a high level of craftsmanship and relationship-building with clients? At RKA our team members take a personalized approach to our projects offering a boutique experience for our residential and commercial clients. 

RKA Construction is a premier builder with locations in Memphis, TN, and Pickwick Lake. Scroll down to find construction jobs in Memphis, TN, and the surrounding areas.

“Out of a desire to provide a better client experience, our focus is simple: provide superior quality, craftsmanship, and customer service in everything we do.”

Preconstruction Manager

Preconstruction Manager Job Description

The role of the Preconstruction Manager will be to lead and manage all components of the RKA Construction Preconstruction Department for both the Residential and Commercial Divisions.

  • Preconstruction Management
    • Lead, guide, and support both the Residential and Commercial Divisions in all preconstruction and estimating efforts
    • Grow and lead a preconstruction team to support all aspects of estimating needs
    • Have a clear knowledge of contract types (Lump Sum, GMP, etc.) as it relates to bidding and/or negotiating new work
    • Support all new sales leads and develop an outline for deliverables
    • Support and grow relationships with trade partners
    • Effectively communicate process and organization
    • Manage prospect tracking spreadsheet
    • Generate budget ranges for prospective clients as required
    • Work with Marketing Coordinator to develop proposal deliverables
    • Work with management team to ensure we are working with qualified trade partners
  • Estimating
    • Coordinate subcontractor estimating meetings with prospective clients/design team
    • Generate detailed estimates for prospective clients as required
    • Study plans and provide estimating guidelines to subcontractors and vendors
    • Quantity takeoffs using detailed spreadsheets and takeoff software
    • Maintenance of current approved Subcontractor/Vendor List
    • Lead project download meetings with project manager and superintendent
    • Lead preconstruction meetings with Owner, Design Team, and RKA Team
    • Follow up with customers at set points during In-progress projects
    • Update Residential and Commercial Department heads on current estimate statuses during weekly meeting
  • General
    • Coordinate annual subcontractor/vendor appreciation initiative
    • Manage duties of direct report(s) including estimators
    • Seek relevant education opportunities
    • Attendance at networking and social events
    • Be an ambassador for the RKA Brand

Competitive salary: Based on experience
Job Type: Full-time
Work Location: Memphis, TN
Experience: Estimating / Preconstruction Management: 3-5 years (Preferred)

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
  • Bonus pay
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Estimator

The role of the Estimator will be to support all estimating components of the RKA Construction Preconstruction Department for both the Residential and Commercial Divisions.

Estimating:

  • Maintain all current project drawings, specifications, and addenda and distribution to subcontractors
  • Generate detailed estimates for prospective clients as required
  • Develop project scopes for each division of work during the preconstruction timeline
  • Assist the Preconstruction Manager in managing deliverable timelines
  • Coordinate subcontractor estimating meetings with prospective clients/design team
  • Study plans and provide estimating guidelines to subcontractors and vendors
  • Quantity takeoffs using detailed spreadsheets and takeoff software
  • Maintenance of current approved Subcontractor/Vendor List
  • Maintain historical pricing database
  • Support project download meetings with project manager and superintendent
  • Update Residential and Commercial Department heads on current estimate statuses during weekly meeting

General:

  • Seek relevant education opportunities
  • Attendance at networking and social events
  • Be an ambassador for the RKA Brand

Competitive salary: Based on experience
Job Type: Full-time
Work Location: Memphis, TN
Experience: Estimating Experience: 3-5 years (Preferred)

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
  • Bonus pay
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Commercial Division Superintendent

Commercial Division Superintendent Job Description

Jobsite Responsibilities

  • Visit each jobsite daily; open and close up jobsite following alarm, lights, and locking procedures
  • Ensure all safety measures are in place and hold each Trade Partner accountable for safely performing all activities
  • Ensure scheduled trade partners and vendors are on‐site as planned
  • Maintain jobsite cleanliness, organization and protection
  • Ensure all materials required for the job are present prior to Trade Partner arrival
  • Have a thorough understanding of Design details, confirmed material selections and their proper execution
  • Consider lead times when scheduling material orders
  • Be meticulous when reviewing work performed by Trade Partners
  • Communicate with all trades present to ensure information/needs are addressed prior to leaving
  • Actively manage all facets of the project. Do not let Trade Partners dictate design or quality standards without RKA input
  • Ensure work is being performed per latest plan and documentation
  • Ensure job signage and rules are displayed appropriately and enforced
  • Ensure protection of new and existing interior finishes, landscaping, etc.
  • New finishes must be protected within 24 hours of install
  • Utilize Procore for quality control and ongoing punch out process
  • Thorough weekly inspection of all projects for items needing completion or correction
  • Complete Daily Construction Reports (DCR) on a daily basis and input information into Procore

Scheduling Responsibilities

  • Schedule Trade Partners and vendors based on critical path timeline as outlined within the project schedule
  • Orchestrate routine coordination meetings among Trade Partners
  • Ensure trade partners in 8‐week schedules are notified of and committed to listed dates
  • Schedule Trade Partners 4 weeks in advance with notices at 3 weeks, 2 weeks, 1 week, and 1‐2 days prior to starting work
  • Ensure scheduled Trade Partners and vendors are on‐site as planned
  • Ensure early procurement of materials is coordinated with each Trade Partner to ensure timely delivery
  • Schedule items to be completed both essential and non‐essential to critical path with Trade Partners
  • Implement and follow punch out procedure at appropriate time for each project
  • Complete any non‐critical path items as soon as possible
  • Schedule Quality Control (QC) checklist site review with General Superintendent at appropriate intervals
    Communication Responsibilities
  • Communicate with architect, designers, and owner throughout the job process
  • Be responsive and available via email, text and phone
  • Update owner each Friday of job status
  • Communicate with office staff weekly for both scheduling and financial details
  • Ensure General Superintendent is aware of Trade Partners neglecting properly communicated schedule, scheduling conflicts
    or any critical trade issues

Miscellaneous

  • Utilize all applicable Procore features in order to properly coordinate with project manager
  • Work with the utmost sense of care and urgency to ensure the highest quality and efficiency standards are met
  • Work with Accounting to ensure accurate and timely job administration including time keeping and expense reporting

Commercial Division Project Manager

Commercial Division Project Manager Job Description

Budgeting

  • Update and maintain budgets
  • Monitor owner directed changes, selections and subcontractor charges to keep the revised budget totals up to date
  • Constantly update budget to ensure the projected total is accurate at completion
  • Write and issue all subcontracts and purchase orders for all subcontractors and suppliers

Scheduling

  • Create and update gant chart project schedules for each project
  • Maintain 8-week detailed schedules with superintendent input
    • Update monthly
    • Assist superintendent with subcontractor notification
  • Distribute project schedules as required

Estimating

  • Work with Estimating team to produce project estimates
  • Support development of subcontract bid packages

Communication

  • Email all clients / architects / designers every Monday outlining the schedule for the week
  • Schedule and coordinate OAC meetings at minimum once per month
  • Provide monthly report to Owner, Architect, and Designer until project is complete

Material Tracking

  • Produce and maintain materials tracking schedule
  • Work with subcontractors to expedite long-lead items

Permits

  • Ensure permits are pulled in timely manner
  • Work with the Project Superintendent to ensure all inspections during project are passed
  • Obtain SWPPP permits as required
  • Submit utility application to MLGW as required and coordinate work to be completed timely.

Contracts

  • Ensure there is signed contract on file at commencement of project
  • Maintain subcontractor buyout log
  • Ensure compliance with contract documents

Miscellaneous

  • Punchlist process tracking and execution
  • Ensure quality control standards are being maintained
  • Project document organization
  • Maintain current job binder and electronic files
  • Procore monitoring and implementation
  • Weekly project photos
  • In- Wall Videos

Project Closeout

  • Produce closeout packet / owner training / service / maintenance / owner gift

Competitive salary: Based on experience
Job Type: Full-time
Work Location: Memphis, TN
Experience: Project management: 3-5 years (Preferred)

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
  • Bonus pay
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Residential Superintendent

Residential Superintendent Job Description

Jobsite Responsibilities

  • Visit each jobsite daily; open and close up jobsite following alarm, lights, and locking procedures
  • Ensure scheduled subcontractors and vendors are on-site as planned
  • Maintain jobsite cleanliness, organization and protection
  • Ensure all materials required for the job are present prior to trade partner arrival
  • Have a thorough understanding of Design details, confirmed material selections and their proper execution
  • Consider lead times when scheduling material orders
  • Be meticulous is reviewing work done by subcontractors
  • When on-site communicate with all trades present to ensure information/needs are address prior to leaving
  • Actively manage all facets of the project. Do not let trade partners dictate design or quality standards without RKA input
  • Ensure work is being done per latest plan and documentation
  • Ensure job signage and rules are displayed appropriately and enforced
  • Ensure protection of new and existing interior finishes, driveways, landscaping, etc.
  • New finishes must be protected within 24 hours of install
  • Utilize Planradar for quality control and ongoing punch out process
  • Thorough weekly inspection of all projects for items needing completion or correction

Scheduling Responsibilities

  • Schedule subcontractors and vendors based on critical path timeline as outlined in written 8 week schedule
  • Ensure Trade partners in 8 week schedules are notified of and committed to listed dates
  • Schedule subcontractors 4 weeks in advance with notices at 3 weeks, 2 weeks, 1 week, and 1-2 days prior to starting work
  • Ensure scheduled subcontractors and vendors are on-site as planned
  • Schedule items to be done both essential and non-essential to critical path with trade partners
  • Implement and follow punch out procedure at appropriate time for each project
  • Complete any non-critical path items as soon as possible
  • Schedule QC checklist site review with General Superintendent at appropriate intervals

Communication Responsibilities

  • Communicate with architect, designers, and owner throughout the job process
  • Be responsive and available via email, text and phone
  • Update homeowner each Friday of job status
  • Communicate with office staff weekly for both scheduling and financial details
  • Ensure General Superintendent is aware of trade partners neglecting properly communicated schedule, scheduling conflicts or any critical trade issues

Miscellaneous

  • Utilize all applicable co-construct features in order to properly coordinate with project manager
  • Work with the utmost sense of care and urgency to ensure the highest quality and efficiency standards are met
  • Re-verify with the office, prior to rough-in. Specialty product selections and installation specifics. i.e, master tub, wall-mounted faucets, in-wall valving etc.

Residential Project Manager

Residential Project Manager Job Description

Budgeting

  • Review project budgets weekly
  • Monitor owner directed changes, selections and subcontractor charges to keep the revised budget totals up to date
  • Constantly update budget to ensure the projected total is accurate at completion
  • Write purchase orders for all subcontractors and suppliers
  • Convert estimate amounts to time intervals for use by in house trades

Scheduling

  • monitor project schedule
  • produce gant chart project schedule at commencement of each project
  • Maintain 8 week detailed schedules with superintendent input
    • Update monthly
    • Assist superintendent with subcontractor notification
  • Distribute project schedules as required

Estimating

  • quote procurement
  • material takeoffs

Communication

  • Email all clients / architects / designers every Monday outlining the schedule for the week
  • Schedule and coordinate OAC meetings at minimum once per month
  • Provide monthly report to Owner, Architect, and Designer until project is complete
  • Neighborhood letters

Material Tracking

  • Produce material selections schedule
  • Monitor owner selections and send reminders for upcoming selection dates
  • Provide pricing detail for owner selections as required
  • Provide owner with helpful information to make selection process easy
  • Maintain internal selections spreadsheet

Permits

  • Ensure permits are pulled in timely manner
  • Ensure all inspections during project are passed
  • SWPPP permits

Contracts

  • Ensure there is signed contract on file at commencement of project
  • Ensure compliance with contract documents

Lead paint documentation when applicable

Utility coordination when applicable

  • Submit utility application to MLGW as required and coordinate work to be completed timely.

Punch list process tracking and execution

Ensure quality control standards are being maintained

Project document organization

  • Maintain current job binder and electronic files

Co-construct monitoring and implementation

  • Weekly project photos
  • In- Wall Video

Project closeout

  • closeout packet / owner training / service / maintenance / owner gift

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Experience:

  • Project management: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: Memphis, TN


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