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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.

Commercial Superintendent

Commercial Construction Superintendent Job Description

 

Full time position

Competitive salary: Based on experience

Work Location: Memphis, TN

Experience: 3-5 years required

Job Summary and Responsibilities:

Jobsite Responsibilities

  • Keep jobsite tools and materials inventoried and organized; keep track of materials that need to be ordered in order to keep jobsite clean and organized; maintain jobsite cleanliness, organization and protection
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Be present and attentive for all (13) QC checklist meeting for all projects

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 Project Manager, Commercial Division team members and General Superintendent are aware of Trade Partners neglecting properly communicated schedule, scheduling conflicts or any critical trade issues

Additional / Miscellaneous

  • Be an ambassador for the RKA brand
  • 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

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Cell Phone Stipend
  • 401K Matching
  • Paid Time Off

 


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


Oxford Assistant Superintendent

Oxford Assistant Superintendent Job Description

 

Work Location: Oxford, MS

RKA Construction is seeking a highly motivated and organized Assistant Superintendent to support our Oxford projects. As an Assistant Superintendent, you will play a critical role in ensuring the successful execution of our projects, helping us maintain our commitment to quality and excellence. This position offers a unique part-time opportunity to gain valuable experience in the construction industry and work with a dedicated team of professionals.

 

Jobsite Responsibilities:

  • Visit each assigned project as needs arise from project superintendent
  • Coordinate with superintendent for cover up and protection prior to demolition
  • Coordinate demolition needs with superintendent and help manage the process
  • Maintain jobsite cleanliness, organization, and product protection
  • Delivery of project material needs per superintendent request
  • Be meticulous is reviewing work done by subcontractors and notify superintendent of issues or concerns
  • Ensure job signage and rules are displayed appropriately and enforced
  • Help maintain tree, driveway, landscape and interior finish protection
  • Ensure new surfaces needing protection are properly protected at all times
  • Utilize Planradar for quality control and ongoing punch out process with superintendent input

 

Punch-out Responsibilities:

  • Be onsite to generate our internal punch list at the designated time prior to formal punch
  • Be on site to generate formal punch list with RKA, owner, designer and architects
  • Schedule Trade partners to complete punch list within a 2-week time period.
  • Maintain current punch list and meet with General superintendent weekly to review
  • All new items added will receive a 2-week deadline to complete
  • Ensure scheduled trade partners are on-site as planned
  • Ensure needed materials for completion of punch list are onsite and ready for install

 

Communication Responsibilities

  • Communicate with Superintendents and anticipate possible project needs
  • Be responsive and available via email, text, and phone
  • Ensure clients are informed and updated on progress during our punch out process.
  • Ensure General Superintendent is aware of trade partners neglecting properly communicated schedule, scheduling conflicts or any critical trade issues

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (Associate’s degree or higher in a related field is a plus).
  • Previous construction experience is preferred.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Basic knowledge of construction safety practices.

  

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to gain experience in the construction industry
  • Potential for career growth and advancement within the company

 

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Residential Project Manager

Residential Project Manager Job Description

 

Budgeting Responsibilities:

  • 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 Responsibilities:

  • 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 Responsibilities:

  • Quote procurement
  • Material takeoffs

    Communication Responsibilities:

    • Email all clients / architects / designers every week outlining the schedule
    • 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 Responsibilities:

      • 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 Responsibilities:

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

          Other Responsibilities:

          • 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
          • Project closeout

           


          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. 
          • 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.

          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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