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Clemens is seeking an Estimator with 5-7 years of experience. Individual must be familiar with Negotiated and Lump Sum Bids, and be proficient in Excel, Blue Beam, MS Project and Building Information Modeling (BIM) software. Experience with Self-Perform Carpentry and knowledge of Philadelphia sub pool are advantageous. The successful candidate will perform a broad range of estimating services for projects up to $10 million, including the preparation of in-depth cost estimates based on schematic, DD and CD document sets, the formulation of detailed take-offs, and the development of thorough bid coverage, preliminary construction schedules and logistics plans. The position also entails the coordination of subcontractor site walk-throughs and participation in presentation and design meetings.




  • College degree or equivalent experience
  • Over 10 years experience on similar projects
  • Demonstrated success in managing construction activities on mid-sized projects 


Special Skills:

  • Proficient in managing and directing people, communications (both written and verbal), negotiation skills
  • computer skills with Microsoft Office products and corporate standards 


  • Ensure adherence to the company's safety program in-all phases and areas of the project
  • Participate with the management in preparing Project Execution Plan; schedule of construction activities; organization structure; manpower and construction equipment requirements
  • Provide input into the preparation of all job cost reports to accurately reflect actual costs
  • Direct and control the project to meet specifications and schedule to produce the expected profit
  • Direct and supervise the activities of the Planners in the performance of their duties
  • Inform management and subcontractors promptly of any construction schedule changes
  • Supervise craft superintendents to meet construction schedules
  • Assure that adequate craft manpower is provided as required to meet construction schedules
  • Analyze construction equipment requirements, provide equipment, and release equipment
  • Review all requests for change orders with the Construction Project Manager to assure that adequate provisions for direct costs, and time extensions, are properly documented, and promptly submitted
  • Become familiar with and enforce all company policies
  • Knowledgeable of Contract terms and conditions and Subcontract terms and conditions
  • Knowledgeable of all design documents
  • Supervise craft superintendents in coordinating the activities of subcontractors
  • Supervise the craft superintendents to ensure proper utilization of labor, material, and equipment
  • Assist with the hiring, training, and development of personnel to accept future supervisory and management responsibility
  • Appraise the performance of all superintendents and planners on the project semi-annually, establish acceptable standards of performance, and motivate employees to improve their leadership capability
  • Ensure that craft superintendents are trained, knowledgeable and performing at the required quality level
  • Participate in project kick off meeting with local building trades
  • Cooperate with the Owner and his representatives and keep them informed of construction progress

Responsible and accountable to a Project or Construction Manager for directly managing a project's construction activities to meet specifications within budgeted cost by the scheduled completion date. Coordinate, plan and supervise craft superintendents, contractors and/ or craft activities on projects.  Safety- OSHA 10 and 30 hour is preferred.





  • BS of Science, Engineering or Construction Management

Preferred Training and Skills:

  • OSHA 10 hour training
  • Excellent computer skills, MS Office Products
  • PMWeb and Expedition
  • Excellent Communication and organizational skills
  • Capable of managing time to complete more than one task as necessary
  • Primavera P3, Contractor or MS Project

Position Summary:

Responsible for supporting the Construction Manager and other project management in executing project activities to support the construction of assigned construction project to ensure that the work performed is in conformance with the project objectives and the requirements of the construction documents. Primary areas of responsibility include: bidding support, executing the submittal process, RFI management, document control, verification of as-builts, supporting quality control and safety, executing equipment receiving process, managing closeout documentation.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the preparation of work bid packages.
  • Attend Subcontractor Pre-bid Meetings.
  • Assist with the preparation of Bid Tabulations.
  • Attend Bid Award Meetings, take notes and prepare meeting minutes.
  • Assist with Constructability Reviews.
  • Assist the Project Manager with the development of a Project Execution Plan.
  • Attend project meetings with the Owner.
  • Attend Weekly Subcontractor Coordination meetings, take notes and prepare meeting minutes.
  • Support CM and PM with Monthly Status Reports.
  • Assist with performing Quality and Safety Inspections.
  • Log and track Shop Drawings status.
  • Investigate field discrepancies and coordinate resolution with the Engineer.
  • Maintain As-Built drawings.
  • Manage the control of Construction Documents (drawings, specifications, submittals and RFIs).
  • Track and coordinate issuance of design changes.
  • Assist with the change control process.
  • Receive and inspect equipment/materials ordered by CRB.



Candidate Requirements:

    • Minimum two years experience assisting C-level executive
    • College degree preferred
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (outlook, word, excel and power-point)
    • Strong in organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

Position Responsibilities:

    • Work for President’s daily executive work
    • Office services: phone, printing vendors, etc.
    • Sales reports
    • Customer engagement activities
    • Professionalize print ads for customer events, manage outside design firm
    • Digital media content creation and update, weekly posts
    • Manage SEO vendor
    • Special projects
For more information or to arrange an interview, contact:

Bonnie Mecaughey


Oliver Fire Protection and Security is a leader within the fire protection industry.  We are family owned and operated since 1957 with over 200 employees.  We are currently seeking self motivated, energetic, organized, individuals who have the maturity and desire to learn and prosper in a lifelong career as a fire sprinkler technician.  He/she must be hard working and professional with excellent verbal and written communication skills.  We work in a strong customer-oriented environment so prioritization skills and initiative are a must.  He/she must also possess the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

Job Description:

Paid hands on design training for 2 to 3 weeks per month over an approximate 4 month period, in a controlled classroom environment with an instructor.  All remaining time individual is applying what was learned in training working as design apprentice with a senior designer.

The following will be covered in training and will become full time responsibilities:

  • Review construction contract documents and coordinate with sub‐contractors and General Contractor/owner to gather the required information to design the project’s sprinkler system 
  • Through use of analytical thinking and problem solving, determine 
  • construction feasibility and systems possibilities 
  • Create detailed drawings through extensive use of AutoCAD, HydraCAD, Revit and Navisworks software programs 
  • Create stock list for all material utilizing Hydralist software that is required for each project(s) 
  • Perform hydraulic calculations utilizing Hydracalc software when required for projects
  • Develop initial schedules for preliminary project work 
  • Maintain design records for future use 
  • Develop positive and ongoing relationships with customers to ensure company is meeting customers’ expectations 
  • Coordinate and communicate with other departments within office to ensure proper handover of job information 
  • Perform Project Manager/assistant Project Manager functions, as required for small and/or large projects 
  • Complete other assigned responsibilities as directed by immediate supervisor or other Oliver management personnel 

Job Qualifications:

      • Construction Management, Engineering or applicable degree from a technical school or college is preferred 
      • AutoCAD experience preferred but not required 
      • Proven ability and track record of performing work in a timely manner and meeting deadlines 
      • Must be detail‐oriented 
      • Good communication skills 
      • Ability to coordinate and work well with others 
      • Good math skills including, but not limited to, architectural units, fractions, geometry, and basic trigonometry 

All qualified candidates contact or send your resume to Scott Chambers at 610-277-1334 ext. 349.  Visit our website for more details.

Scott Chambers


Oliver Fire Protection and Security is a successful, diversified, family owned business serving the fire protection community since 1957. Oliver Fire Protection & Security has a well distinguished history of a fire protection within the Philadelphia region. Our core values respect our employees’ worth and contributions, emphasize teamwork and offer opportunities for personal and professional growth. Our sprinkler inspections division is currently seeking a Scheduling Coordinator.

Primary Objectives of Position:

• Daily scheduling inspectors for fire sprinkler and alarms.

• Backfill unplanned vacancies of shifts or cancellations to ensure inspectors schedules are full.

• Providing excellent customer service to large client base.

• Convey effectively via email and phone to customers and coworkers.

• Problem solve daily challenges quickly and effectively.

• Order required equipment delivery and returns for field personnel.

• Assist with the upkeep of the Oliver fleet.

• Job will also require cross training with the other administrative responsibilities within the   inspections department.

Education and Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or equivalent required: Associates or Bachelors’ degree preferred

• 2 years of customer service or scheduling experience preferred

• Proficient skill with MS Office software

• Strong organizational skills

• Excellent phone and email skills

• Excellent verbal communication

Oliver Fire Protection offers a competitive compensation package including; Salary, Comprehensive Benefits Package including; Medical, Dental, Life, LTD, Profit sharing program.  For more information please contact Matt Haines at 610-277-1331 ext. 380

Matt Haines

Office Assistant

Job Summary

GEM Mechanical Services is a mechanical construction company specializing in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning implementations and service for commercial and industrial clients throughout the Delaware Valley.  We are looking for an experienced office assistant to support our Project Managers. 


·         Answer telephones and transfer to appropriate staff member.

·         Perform general clerical duties to include, but not limited to, bookkeeping, copying, faxing, mailing, updating office calendar and filing.

·         Assist in coordinating project materials, filing bid addenda, generating schedules and reports, managing minutes from meetings, and updating project information and scheduling.

·         Assist in vendor and subcontractor bid notifications and recording of quotes.

·         Attends pre-bid job meetings, takes photos and notes and shares information with Project Managers.

·         Delivers bids and attends bid openings.

·         Assist in coordinating work with subcontractors and vendors.

·         Maintain office calendar to coordinate work flow and meetings.

·         Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff and agency information.

·         Communicate effectively with associates, executives, vendors, suppliers and customers and project team members.

·         Create and modify documents such as work orders, reports, memos, letters and field reports using word processing, spreadsheet, database and/or other presentation software such as Microsoft Office, Quantum, or other programs.

·         May conduct research, compile data and prepare papers for consideration and presentation.

·         Arrange for the repair and maintenance of office equipment.

·         May occasionally pick up small items and delivering to jobsites

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

·         Computer literate.

·         Good writing, analytical and problem‐solving skills.

·         Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, planning, records management and general administration.

·         Ability to communicate effectively.

·         Ability to operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to, computers, telephone systems, typewriters, calculators, copiers and  facsimile machines.

·         Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Minimum Qualifications

·         At least three (3) years’ experience in general office responsibilities and procedures, preferable in a construction/contractor environment.

·         Strong interpersonal skills  and good verbal communication skills.

·         Must have a valid driver’s license.

·         Full knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

·         Some knowledge of Microsoft Access, Adobe Acrobat, and MS Project.

·         Knowledge and experience with DropBox

·         Knowledge of principles and practices of basic office management and organization.

·         Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of bookkeeping.

·         Ability to work well either alone or as part of a team.

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