Careers

Join the RKA Construction 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, Oxford, and Pickwick Lake. Scroll down to find construction jobs in Memphis and surrounding areas.

Estimator

Estimator Job Description

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


Pickwick Lake Superintendent

 Pickwick 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. 
  • 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 Superintendent

Residential Division 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 weekly 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

Misc.

  • 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

    Benefits:

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

     

     

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    Senior Commercial Superintendent

    Commercial Division Senior Superintendent Job Description

    Jobsite Responsibilities

    • Oversee larger volume projects within the Commercial Division
    • When able, visit additional projects on a weekly basis to review progress with Project Superintendent(s) within the Commercial Division
    • Lead, guide, and mentor Project Superintendents to help advance their growth and development
    • Ensure all safety measures are in place and hold each Trade Partner accountable for safely performing all activities
    • Support the development of all project schedules during the hand-off stage and accountability for schedule updates for all assigned projects
    • Maintain jobsite cleanliness, organization and protection
    • Lead efforts for quality control measures per the RKA Standard Operating Procedures checklists
    • Ensure the complete utilization of Procore for all projects within the Commercial Division, including Daily Construction Reports, Scheduling Updates, Punchlist, etc.
    • Have a thorough understanding of Design details, confirmed material selections and their proper execution
    • Be meticulous when reviewing work performed by Trade Partners
    • Ensure work is being performed per latest plan and documentation
    • Thorough weekly inspection of all projects for items needing completion or correction

    Communication Responsibilities

    • Communicate with architect, designers, and owner throughout the job process
    • Be responsive and available via email, text and phone
    • Update owner weekly of job status for assigned projects, and ensure that Project Superintendents are doing the same for their assigned project(s)
    • Communicate with office staff weekly for both scheduling and financial details

    Miscellaneous

    • Manage duties of direct report(s) including all Project Superintendents and Assistant Superintendents
    • Seek relevant education opportunities
    • Be an ambassador for the RKA brand
    • 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

    Benefits:

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

     


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