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.

Superintendent
Job Posted: 1/12/2018 Office: Raleigh, NC Market Channel: Water Resources

Job Purpose

Provides overall management of field operations to one or more projects, establishes field objectives and policies, safety, quality control and monitors construction and financial activities through administrative direction of Project Manager; as well as mentoring Project Superintendents.

Essential Duties

  • Manages all field operations
  • Creates and manages the cost–loaded project schedule
  • Coordinates labor, equipment, subcontractors, drawings, and specifications
  • Responsible for all labor and equipment costs, including input with the monthly projections
  • Identifies, evaluates and mitigates project risk
  • Understands the contract documents to foresee problems before they arise
  • Communicates quality standards to each subcontractor and vendor
  • Manages jobsite cleanliness
  • Assists Project Manager in preparing monthly billings
  • Prepares daily logs
  • Assists in estimating change orders and future projects
  • Understand and prepare EEO logs as required
  • Manages the recruiting and evaluating of new talent
  • Manages the size of field staff by increasing or decreasing the crew sizes as needed
  • Communicates with other projects to share resources
  • Assigns tasks and areas of responsibility to labor foreman and project superintendents
  • Ensures that on-site construction equipment is maintained
  • Receives materials and records the condition of shipments
  • Ensures that progress is updated timely and correctly in the project schedule
  • Creates and manages a 3 week look ahead schedule
  • Tracks production units completed each week
  • Manages punch-list completion and project closeout
  • Plans the work to ensure that each crew member under their supervision has all the materials, tools and equipment to complete the work
  • Ensures crew’s safety planning is completed and followed
  • Ensures crew’s quality planning is completed and followed
  • Participates in routine schedule and coordination meetings with project staff for material, equipment, subcontractor and labor needs
  • Maintains accurate timekeeping for crews under their responsibility
  • Ensures accurate daily reports and critical information is documented and completed regularly and timely
  • Coordinates and communicates engineering and layout needs with the other project team members
  • This Job description is not all inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned from time to time and this job description may be revised with or without notice.

 Reporting Relationships

  • Position reports to: Market Channel Leader
  • Position is mentored by: Senior Superintendent
  • Position is a mentor for: Project Engineer, Project Superintendent, Labor Foreman
  • Position to work closely with: Project Manager, Senior Project Manager

Competencies

  • Able to communicate technical information, conveying ideas or concepts to recommend or suggest and/or develop solutions.
  • Encourages teamwork at all levels on the job.
  • Is self-motivated and has a good work ethic.
  • Is looked to as a role model.
  • Professional Certifications preferred
  • Member of a professional organization preferred
  • Lead field labor recruitment
  • Keep up with current technology (BIM, 3D Modelling, Pipe Detailing, Surveying etc.)

Level of Responsibility

Project Size:                   Effectively and efficiently manage the company’s medium to large projects.

Project Team:                Senior Project Manager, Project Manager, Senior Project Engineer, Project

                                            Engineer, Project Superintendent

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and experience

  1. 2-year technical college or equivalent experience required, 4-year degree in related field preferred
  2. On-site experience required.
  3. Formal apprenticeship training, journeyman improvement classes or equivalent experience preferred
  4. 5-10 years general construction experience preferredAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization. Ability to communicate and understand different complex requirements of various project types and to work with different personality types.Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.Familiar with Microsoft Office, Outlook, AutoCad, Primavera/Oracle, Sage Timberline, Viewpoint and the use of a tablet and smart phone preferred.
  5. Computer Skills
  6. Reasoning Ability
  7. Mathematical Skills
  8. Language Skills

Other Skills

Construction Knowledge- must have a thorough background and knowledge, skills and abilities (self-perform) to plan and direct day-to-day work in a high quality, professional & cost efficient manner. Should be strong in areas of self-perform work including carpentry, concrete, sitework, mechanical systems, process equipment, process piping, and surveying. Contract plans and specification knowledge as well as knowledge of ADA requirements, building codes, instrument and equipment knowledge preferred.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Valid driver’s license with clean driving record. Motor Vehicle report required.

OSHA 30 hour required

Physical Demands:

Medium amount of physical exertion. Medium manual dexterity or physical manipulation. Medium level of physical stamina and endurance. Maintain regular and punctual attendance, work overtime as assigned, travel overnight as required, drive long distances, work in cold, hot, dusty, loud environments, and comply with all company policies and procedures including safety.

Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud

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

 

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

 

Regional Director
Job Posted: 12/1/2017 Office: Cleveland Market Channel: Building Construction

Are you a long-time resident of Northeast Ohio? Do you have a passion for the construction industry? Are you a natural leader looking to advance your career? Do you have a knack for thinking strategically and taking calculated risks? Do you thrive on creativity, teamwork, and collaboration?

We are looking for a regional director to help take our presence in Northeast Ohio to the next level. 

We have been providing construction services in Northeast Ohio for over 30 years and we are excited about the growth opportunities that await. We need hard working and motivated people who are searching for a new opportunity that offers endless career growth possibilities, as we continue to grow in the this region.

Position Responsibilities

The regional director will be responsible for the Northeast Ohio's building construction operations (education, healthcare, industrial, mission critical). This person will serve as the primary liaison between the market channel leaders and their regional operations resources, overseeing safety, sales, project execution, client/partner relationships, and talent management. Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Supporting the building market channel leaders in the preparation and execution of their respective business plans at the regional level
  • Preparing for the annual planning process, review meetings, and forecast updates
  • Collaborating with business development on pipeline updates and sales activities
  • Providing oversight of project planning, preconstruction, construction, and closeout
  • Maintaining a culture of fair and ethical treatment of all project participants, especially that of suppliers and subcontractors during purchasing
  • Reinforcing operational project controls and quality control
  • Reviewing and monitoring projects to ensure profitability
  • Interfacing with local authorities to ensure compliance with codes and regulations
  • Supporting in dispute resolutions and claims situations
  • Engaging in labor relations activities and issues
  • Mentoring and developing junior staff
  • Enhancing Shook's presence in the community via attendance at and participation in key community events and initiatives

Education and Experience

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in engineering, construction management, or business administration
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience within the construction industry

WTP/WWTP Project Manager
Job Posted: 8/15/2017 Office: Dayton, OH 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.

Dayton has been our home for nearly 100 years, and we look forward to serving Southwest Ohio and surrounding regions 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

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 Engineer
Job Posted: 8/15/2017 Office: Dayton, OH 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.

Dayton has been our home for nearly 100 years, and we look forward to serving Southwest Ohio and surrounding regions 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

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

Technology Support Specialist
Job Posted: 2/12/2018 Office: Dayton Market Channel: All

Do you possess strong problem-solving skills and enjoy working in a high-pressure/dynamic environment? Are you results-oriented? Do you enjoy thinking outside the box? We may have the job just for you.

Providing construction services for a variety of commercial projects, we are one of the Top 400 contractors in the country, according to Engineer-News Record. Your job will support all of our field and office personnel so that they can stay cutting edge and efficient in all activities. 

Dayton has been our home for nearly 100 years, and we look forward to serving Southwest Ohio and surrounding regions 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

The technology support specialist is responsible for the discover, procurement, configuration, deployment, and ongoing support of all end-user technology devices. Specific duties include, but aren't limited to, the following:

  • Manage process for assessing the technology requirements of all end users, including new and existing
  • Develop, implement, and manage all aspects of new user orientation relating to all technology devices, applications, processes, and procedures
  • Develop department documentation that accurately reflects internal processes and procedures
  • Install, configure, and test various corporate applications for end user use
  • Provide first tier application support services around proper application-specific processes and procedures
  • Manage all aspects of corporate licensing including alignment, renewals, and auditing

Education and Experience

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in technology

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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