Building Construction Specialist

Website Farm Tek

Farm Tek

Dyersville, Iowa

Summary: The person in this position reports to the Design and Construction Manager.

This individual will be responsible for developing safe and efficient construction practices and
establish standards. Work with construction crews and subcontractors to ensure activities
completed meet established standards. Responsible for training and monitoring performance in
meeting goals and objectives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for developing safe and efficient construction practices and techniques so
that standards can be established, maintained and documented.
• Oversee and monitor the activities of construction crews and subcontractors to ensure
new construction, repair and building maintenance activities are completed in accordance
with established standards.
• Train construction crews and subcontractors on established standards.
• Perform standard estimating tasks such as performing quality take-offs, creating material
price lists, researching labor, material and equipment costs for these take-offs.
• Responsible for project construction execution and formulating a competent construction
execution plan that includes changes to the plan as required, meeting schedules and cost
goals of the project.
• Familiar with construction documents, scope of work, change orders, exceptions, site
procedures and policies and working with multiple trades.
• Provide value added input on constructability of projects during bid stage.
• Be the key point of contact for construction crews and subcontractors in all areas.
• Manage weekly project status and safety meetings. Report information and concerns
back to the Design and Construction Manager for review and resolution.
• Be willing to work overtime, extended and flexible hours as needed with contractor
schedules.
• Provide onsite technical support for customers when they request a site supervisor.
• Travel will be required about 75% of the time visiting multiple sites across the United
States.
• Ensure that resources (i.e. vehicles, equipment, tools) are maintained in proper working
order.
• Review, resolve and follow up on customer requests and complaints supporting the
customer service department.
• Monitor performance of construction crews to established goals and objectives
• This position is going to require exceptional attendance including being to work on a
consistent basis and punctuality. Must be able to work night and weekends as necessary.
The schedule will vary, and overtime is necessary.
• Be a “champion” for the strategic plan program to the crews.
• Abide by all OSHA and safety regulations and ensure the construction crews are
performing work safely.
• Abide by all company rules, policies and regulations. Point out to management any
violations.
• Any and all other responsibilities as given by Design and Building Construction Manager.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Building or Construction Management or related field preferred; or
a combination of education, training and experience. At least 4 years of experience
preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Strong math skills
• Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing.
• Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
• Knowledge of construction and building codes
• Knowledge of construction practices and safety/OSHA procedures
• OSHA 10 or 30 certification a plus
• Ability to solve problems
• Ability to handle multiple projects at one time
• Must be able to travel frequently and hold a valid driver’s license
• Must be at least 21 years of age for DOT regulations and traveling across state lines
• Strong MS Office skills
• Ability to read blueprints and design drawings
• Experience or certification in operating auxiliary equipment (forklifts, boom lifts, scissor
lifts, man lifts etc.)
• Must be able to operate a wide variety of power and hand tools
• Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
• Strong analytical and decision-making skills
• Must be able to work with minimal supervision
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.
While performing the duties of this job, requires various continuous standing, sitting, walking,
light lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, kneeling, crawling, climbing and squatting. Lifting up to 50 lbs
• Strong analytical and decision-making skills
• Must be able to work with minimal supervision

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work can be done from an office environment but most of the work is done outside of the office
out in the field on a construction site. Frequent travel is required- 75%. Will be working at
heights up to 60 feet in the air on high structures. Will be exposed to the elements of all types of
weather and inclement weather.
By my signature, I hereby certify that I have reviewed the attached description of my position and agree
to perform the duties described therein. I understand that Engineering Services & Products Company
may make modifications, additions, or deletions to this job description at any time, and will notify me of
any changes by sending me a revised copy for my review and signature.
Employee Printed Name __________________________________ Date: ______________________
Employee Signature

To apply for this job please visit farmtek.com.

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