Careers

Joining the Shook Construction team is one of the most rewarding career choices available. We encourage creativity, teamwork and collaboration. We support and reward initiative and resourcefulness. We value problem solving and effective communication. We hire and retain only the most talented and enthusiastic employees with a desire for top-notch quality and customer service. Because of these values, our turnover rate is extremely low—with many of our employees being second or even third generation in their families to work with us.


Are you ready to take your career to the next level and join our team?

FULL-TIME CAREERS

Below are our available full-time opportunities.

If you are searching for an internship, please visit our Co-Op/Internship Opportunities page.

WTP/WWTP Project Engineer
Job Posted: 8/15/2017 Office: Raleigh, NC Market Channel: Water Resources

We are one of the largest and most successful builders of water and wastewater treatment facilities east of the Mississippi.  In the past 20 years, we have constructed over 200 water and wastewater treatment plants with a combined value of more than $1 billion.  These projects stretch from the Midwest to the Atlantic Coast.  Water resource construction has been a pivotal part of Shook since our inception in 1926.  With experience in water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants, pump stations and reservoirs, our success consistently has placed us in the top 20 water resource contractors nationally, according to Engineering-News Record.

Shook Construction recently has expanded our operation to our fourth office in Raleigh, North Carolina.  This newest location will better serve our Mid-Atlantic region which is a key focus of our corporate growth plan.  We are in the early stages of expanding this region. We need hard working and motivated people who are searching for a new opportunity that offers endless career growth possibilities.

Position Responsibilities

The project engineer is responsible for helping ensure the success of our projects by coordinating with and assisting the other team members including the project manager, assistant project manager, and superintendent.  Some of the key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Monitors labor costs and contributes to the plan development to meet budgets.
  • Promotes an environment where all safety procedures and practices are followed.
  • Processes submittals, RFI’s, cost proposals, project schedules, logs, pay requests, and other project specific documents.
  • Assists with procurement of materials and subcontractors.
  • Ensures that all materials, subcontractors, and equipment are acceptable and at the site at a time consistent with the project schedule.
  • Performs project surveying and layout tasks.
  • Contributes to the QA/QC procedures to ensure that a best-in-class product is delivered.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with the owners, engineers, consultants, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Participates in project closeout tasks.
  • Assists with preconstruction tasks while obtaining new work.

Education and Experience

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management
  • 3 Years of water and wastewater construction project engineer experience

 

Project Estimator
Job Posted: 5/18/2017 Office: Dayton, OH Market Channel: Preconstruction

Are you self-motivated and capable of working with little supervisory guidance? Are you able to evaluate and interpret a large set of data? Are you still a rock star when it comes to algebra and geometry? Do you thrive on creativity, teamwork, and collaboration?

We are looking for two project estimators in our Dayton office. These individuals must place an importance on personal integrity and project excellence.

Dayton has been our home for nearly 100 years, and we look forward to serving Southwest Ohio for another 100 years. This is your chance to help continue our mission within the region, which will offer endless career growth possibilities.

Position Responsibilities

    1. Assist with coordinating bond requirements.
    2. Pre-bid requirements.
    3. Bid solicitation.
    4. Quantity takeoff.
    5. Compiling the pre-bid construction schedule.
    6. Input of items into Timberline Software.
    7. Participate in drawing / estimate reviews.
    8. Coordinate MBE/WBE requirements.
    9. Participate in bid day requirements.
    10. Participate in presentations to clients.
    11. Participate in conceptual estimating.

Education and Experience

  • Associate's degree or equivalent experience in civil or mechanical engineering or construction management.

WTP/WWTP Project Manager
Job Posted: 8/15/2017 Office: Raleigh, NC Market Channel: Water Resources

We are one of the largest and most successful builders of water and wastewater treatment facilities east of the Mississippi.  In the past 20 years, we have constructed over 200 water and wastewater treatment plants with a combined value of more than $1 billion.  These projects stretch from the Midwest to the Atlantic Coast.  Water resource construction has been a pivotal part of Shook since our inception in 1926.  With experience in water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants, pump stations and reservoirs, our success consistently has placed us in the top 20 water resource contractors nationally, according to Engineering-News Record.

Shook Construction recently has expanded our operation to our fourth office in Raleigh, North Carolina.  This newest location will better serve our Mid-Atlantic region which is a key focus of our corporate growth plan.  We are in the early stages of expanding this region. We need hard working and motivated people who are searching for a new opportunity that offers endless career growth possibilities.

Position Responsibilities

The project manager is responsible for ensuring the success of our mid-size projects, ranging from $10 to $25 million.  Some of the key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Coordinates and delegates tasks with other project team members including the project engineer, assistant project manager, and superintendent.
  • Promotes an environment where all safety procedures and practices are followed.
  • Understands and oversees all aspects of the project, including the project schedule and financial status.
  • Reviews and negotiates contract language with subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Ensures that all materials, subcontractors, and equipment are acceptable and at the site at a time consistent with the project schedule.
  • Resolves disputes in a fair and timely manner.
  • Oversees the QA/QC procedures to ensure that a best-in-class product is being delivered.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with the owners, engineers, consultants, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Supervises all project closeout tasks.
  • Assists with preconstruction tasks while obtaining new work.

Education and Experience

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or construction management
  • 5 years of water and wastewater construction project management experience
  • Must have constructed a water/wastewater treatment plant project in excess of $10 million as the primary project manager

 

WTP/WWTP Project Superintendent
Job Posted: 8/15/2017 Office: Raleigh, NC Market Channel: Water Resources

We are one of the largest and most successful builders of water and wastewater treatment facilities east of the Mississippi.  In the past 20 years, we have constructed over 200 water and wastewater treatment plants with a combined value of more than $1 billion.  These projects stretch from the Midwest to the Atlantic Coast.  Water resource construction has been a pivotal part of Shook since our inception in 1926.  With experience in water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants, pump stations and reservoirs, our success consistently has placed us in the top 20 water resource contractors nationally, according to Engineering-News Record.

Shook Construction recently has expanded our operation to our fourth office in Raleigh, North Carolina.  This newest location will better serve our Mid-Atlantic region which is a key focus of our corporate growth plan.  We are in the early stages of expanding this region. We need hard working and motivated people who are searching for a new opportunity that offers endless career growth possibilities.

Position Responsibilities

The project superintendent is responsible for ensuring the success of our projects at the site level.  Some of the key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Supervises all on-site activities.
  • Coordinates with other project team members including the project engineer, assistant project manager, and project manager.
  • Delegates responsibilities to foremen, assistant superintendent, and project engineer.
  • Promotes an environment where all safety procedures and practices are followed.
  • Understands and oversees all aspects of the project, including the project schedule and financial status.
  • Manages and tracks all field labor, tool costs, and equipment costs.
  • Ensures that all materials, subcontractors, and equipment are at the site at a time consistent with the project schedule.
  • Resolves disputes in a fair and timely manner.
  • Oversees the QA/QC procedures to ensure that a best in class product is being delivered.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with the owners, engineers, consultants, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Schedules and coordinates work with all subcontractors.
  • Determines the crew size based on budgets and makes the hiring decisions at the project level.
  • Assists with preconstruction tasks while obtaining new work.

Education and Experience

  • 10 years of water and wastewater construction superintendent experience
  • Must have constructed a water/wastewater treatment plant project in excess of $25 million as the primary project superintendent.

 

How to Apply

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The Shook Difference

In addition to a culture that can help your career thrive, Shook Construction offers the following:

Equal Opportunity Employer

Shook is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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