Building greatness together

For over the last 30+ years we have built our reputation on being able to bring projects to fruition on time and on budget. We can’t make that promise without the dedication of our team. We believe in the Wurzel way and we’re here to build with our team together through a transparent process that lets us stay true to our commitment to reliability, integrity, teamwork, accountability, and excellence.

Wurzel Builders Team

What to Expect

Opportunities for Growth

Wurzel Builders is a fast-paced environment where we focus on creating new ways to help innovate our process. We have many self-starters who thrive when creating new solutions that increase the quality of our customer experience. It’s a space where many people can come in and get hands on experience and grow within the company.

Personal Development

We believe in investing and developing our people at work and in turn, our company benefits better. We invest in continued education and cultural initiatives and celebrate our people. We believe that the performance of our team is based on how our team is individually growing. We like to celebrate our team for their success and work together to figure out obstacles that come up.

Investment in Relational Connection

We’re a small community where we get to know everyone. Not only does our company like to invest in people, but we seek to build relationships with each other. We want to make sure we know each other well so that we can continue to grow together.

Open Communication

We value a dynamic, adaptive work process, which is why we hire the best and brightest problem solvers. And, we understand that mistakes are sometimes part of life and learning. We strive to allow transparency and open communication at all levels of management, and set the expectation that anyone should be able to reach out to another person on the team, no matter their position. We’ll work together to make sure the client is getting the best result possible.

Community impact driven

We want to serve our community as much as each other. In doing so we offer one day a year where our team can go out and volunteer at a nonprofit. We also have collaborated with nonprofits throughout the year to make sure we’re supporting our community.

A healthy outlook

We offer benefits that help our employees with their health both mentally and physically. We also offer other benefits such as IRA and other benefits.

Life at Wurzel

What Our Employees Have to Say

Wurzel Builders is a great company to work for! Our Team is at a size where we are open to sharing our input and it’s appreciated. I have worked with different companies, and have never felt like an important part of the company plan for growth as I do with Wurzel Builders. Our team is diverse and experienced, meaning that there is always a Team Member that is available and willing to listen and help solve issues that may arise.

Our management and the President of the company will always take time to listen to concerns and help in finding solutions.

Our Team is always looking for ways to advance and build the company but will not trade our integrity or quality to speed up including keeping the team updated with company training and Teambuilding events. We do not take short cuts!

John Mitchell

It has been wonderful experience working with wurzel so far. Chance to learn a lot of new things in a very short period, great team, good exposure, challenging and friendly environment.

Sai Karpurapu

Our commitment to diversity

Wurzel Builders is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is the policy of Wurzel Builders not to discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, disabled veteran or other protected veteran status, or other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity and affirmative action in all phases of employment in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Similarly, it is our policy and practice to make hiring decisions based solely upon legitimate non-discriminatory reasons.

Current Openings

Construction Estimator

Role overview
Construction Estimator must manage the entire bidding process. They must also maintain estimating functions for all work scheduled for bidding.

Responsibilities

  • Develop detailed estimates for all projects scheduled for bid.
  • Submit a minimum of two bids per week to Owners.
  • Review/agree upon with the Vice President of pre-construction on a regular basis the projects to be bid and the schedule.
  • Issue bid notices to all potential subcontractors, suppliers, vendors.
  • Manage the process of obtaining bid documents and distributing bid documents to subcontractors, suppliers, and vendors for the purpose of soliciting pricing.
  • Manage data base of subcontractors / suppliers / vendors – goal is to keep the data base current and make locating vendors easy.
  • Develop subcontractor / supplier / vendor resources.
  • Obtain bid tabulation for bids submitted in order to evaluate our bidding performance.
  • Assist the Vice President and President in developing new clients. In addition to bidding on projects which fit our schedule and desired size, target established
  • Owners and developers in order to develop name recognition.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Vice President of pre-construction.
  • Other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Construction or related degree or 3+ years of construction estimating experience.

Preferred Requirements: (not required)

  • Certified Professional Estimator (CPE)

Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products required. As well as estimating software.
  • Must have experience reading and interpreting specs, plans and blueprints
  • Adept in mathematics

Abilities and Attributes

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving capabilities
  • Ethical behavior and integrity used in all situations
  • Able to work individually, as well with a team
  • Detail-oriented and able to multitask
  • Self-motivated

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described herein 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.

Work is performed in an office setting and possible outdoor work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites or public works facilities. Hand-eye coordination and the ability to see well, naturally or with correction, is necessary to operate drafting instruments, computers and various pieces of office equipment. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds and the ability of pulling and pushing objects up to 35 pounds is required on a job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continually required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear; and smell.

Project Engineer

Role overview
The Project Engineer provides administrative support to the Project Managers and project team as related to the responsibilities listed below. All Project Engineers are encouraged to learn Project Manager skills through taking on project responsibilities as directed by the Project Manager and Supervisor as time permits.

Responsibilities

  • Perform all duties in accordance the with the PE department manual and as required in the other intercompany department manuals (accounting, project management, project superintendent, estimating, safety)
  • Coordinate, maintain, and have thorough understanding of construction drawings, specifications, and project documents as listed in the PE Manual. PE ensures that the current project plans are on Procore and revisions are distributed to the appropriate subs in a timely fashion.
  • Performs initial review of shop drawing/submittals for completeness, utilizes and tracks all submittals via Procore, and informs the PM when it is available for official review. PE is to follow-up to ensure that the all submittals are received and processed timely in accordance with the dates shown on the Submittal Log.
    Follow-up with the architect/owner/design team to ensure that the RFI’s are being answered completely and on time
  • Develop and maintain Submittal Logs, RFI logs/responses, and Change Orders Logs both in Procore and the Internal drive for back up.
  • Organize all project documentation for quick, easy reference. File documentation on Procore or the company network in accordance with the department manual.
  • Review and assist Project Managers with Owner Contracts, Subcontracts, Purchase Orders and Change Orders in accordance with the department manual.
  • Produce project close-out documentation at or near the completion of each project in accordance with the project requirements such as Operation & Maintenance Manuals, As-Built Plans, Warranties, etc.
  • Gather and provide initial review of subcontractor pay applications and provide to PM in a timely fashion.
  • Creates and distributes OAC meeting agenda’s, take all notes at the AOC meetings and post on Procore in accordance with the department manual.
  • Set up projects on Procore in accordance with the department manual
  • Provide PE support for up to three projects at one time.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Minimum Requirements:

  • 2+ years of previous construction experience.

Preferred Requirements: (not required)

  • Knowledge of Procore and scheduling software
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or related degree
  • 5+ years of construction management experience preferred.

Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products required.
  • Proficient in reading and understanding construction documents

Abilities and Attributes

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving capabilities
  • Ethical behavior and integrity used in all situations
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

Logistics
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time exempt position. Typical work-days and hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Reports To

This position reports to the assigned Project Manager and Senior Project Engineer.

Travel

Some occasional travel may be necessary.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described herein 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.

Work is performed in an office settings and outdoor site work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites or public works facilities. Hand-eye coordination and the ability to see well, naturally or with correction, is necessary to operate drafting instruments, computers and various pieces of office equipment. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and the ability of pulling and pushing objects up to 50 pounds is required on a job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continually required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time. The employee is regularly required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell.

Project Superintendent

Role overview
The Superintendent must schedule construction activities to ensure each assigned project is completed on schedule and constructed to the highest quality standard in accordance with plans and specs. They must manage construction activities to ensure all work is performed safely and within OSHA guidelines. They also must manage a relationship with the Owner to ensure communication is good and that their questions and concerns are addressed timely.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Project Manager with developing the overall schedule for each project.

  • Assist the Project Manager in buying out the budget and utilizing the “WBL Buy-Out” Process.

  • Know the scope of the work for the entire project. Review the contract documents including the contract, drawings, specifications, addenda, each subcontractor and each vendors’ subcontract scope of work.

  • Plan, schedule and manage the daily operations of each project including subcontractors work, delivery of supplies, vendors, and Wurzel Builders, Ltd. (WBL) performed work. The project schedule is critically important. Ensure that milestone dates are met.

  • Ensure the job site is clean; monitor all conditions at the job site on a continuous basis to ensure the conditions are safe to work in.

  • Monitor all work including the subcontractors work, work habits, and work procedures to ensure they are following WBL, OSHA, and code safety requirements; monitor all work to ensure it is being constructed in accordance with the plans, specifications, and building codes; it is being constructed of the highest quality possible; all inspections required by the jurisdiction having authority are being performed.

  • Communicate all problems as required with the Project Manager and Owner representatives to facilitate quick resolution of problems.

  • Hold weekly safety meetings and submit a safety meeting report utilizing the company form each Monday to the designated office personnel; hold weekly coordination/planning meeting with subcontractors.

  • Utilize the company Project Management Software (PMS) (currently Procore) to keep a “Daily Log” of each day’s activities. Use appropriate level of detail to tell story.

  • Utilize the company Project Management Software (currently Procore) to submit RFI; manage RFI; track and manage submittals.

  • Submit time sheets every two weeks on Monday to the designated office personnel; submit subcontractor immigration/worker verification logs each Monday to the designated office personnel.

  • Set-up the jobsite and jobsite trailer (when applicable) utilizing the “job site checklist.”

  • Do not sign subcontractor additional work field work orders that include pricing. It is acceptable to sign additional work orders that show the actual hours worked and material provided.

  • Required to be on-site at all times while work is being performed by WBL vendors or subcontractors. The exception is if the assigned Superintendent will only be away from the project for a short amount of time to go to lunch or run a project related errand. If the assigned Superintendent must leave the project, arrangements are to be made through the project manager or president to have another Superintendent on the project during the time of absence.

  • Develop and maintain a “short interval schedule” in the company PMS on a weekly basis. The short interval schedule is to be developed by the Superintendent in conjunction with the Project Manager at the beginning of the project. The schedule shall include all anticipated activities for the following two weeks. The schedule shall be updated no later than Monday of each week and distributed that Monday to each subcontractor via PMS.

  • Meet weekly with the Project Manager and subcontractor to discuss schedule activities and resolve problems.

  • Assume additional responsibilities as directed by the Project Manager.

  • Other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Associate Constructor Certification
  • 30 hours OSHA Certification
  • CPR Certification

Preferred Requirements: (not required)

  • Bachelor of Science in Construction or related degree
  • Certified Professional Constructor
  • Certified Construction Manager

Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including word, excel, and project and associated software required.
  • Knowledge in all trades involved in construction project

Abilities and Attributes

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving capabilities
  • Ethical behavior and integrity used in all situations
  • Ability to multitask
  • Team orientated

Logistics
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time exempt position. Typical workdays and hours are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some weekend work may be required.

Reports To

This position reports to the Project Manager.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described herein 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.

Work is performed in an office settings and outdoor site work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites or public works facilities. Hand-eye coordination and the ability to see well, naturally or with correction, is necessary to operate drafting instruments, computers and various pieces of office equipment. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and the ability of pulling and pushing objects up to 50 pounds is required on a job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continually required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms for long periods of time. The employee is regularly required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell.

Senior Project Manager

Role overview
The Senior Project Manager provides overall management direction for assigned projects and develops project managers working with or under the Senior Project Manager toward becoming Senior Project Managers. Projects assigned to the Senior Project Manager tend to be higher in dollar value, size, and complexity. Their responsibilities include ensuring each project is constructed safely, on schedule, within budget, and of the highest quality possible. Additional and clarification of responsibilities are noted within the Project Team Procedures Manual. The Project Manager and Project Superintendent are the primary team members on each project, and each are responsible for the successful completion of each project.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a budget for each project utilizing the estimate generated by estimating as a guideline.

  • Buy-out each project:

    • Know the scope of the work for the entire project. Review the contract documents including the contract, drawings, specifications, and addenda

    • Buy-out each subcontractor/ subcontract work package and utilize the “Wurzel Buy-Out” Process.

    • Define and write the scope of work for each subcontractor and vendor to be hired

    • Negotiate subcontracts, purchase contracts, and purchase orders with the subcontractors and vendors

    • Write each subcontract, purchase contract, and purchase order with assistance from the Project Assistant

    • Maintain a project “Buy-out” log

  • Manage the financial aspects of each project including: maintaining a project forecast for each project (due at the end of each month), developing cost proposals in a timely manner for the clients as required due to changes or proposed changes, generate billings for the project, submitting pay applications and invoices monthly, and processing all subcontractor and vendor pay applications and invoices

  • Hold weekly project meetings. Meetings include start-up meeting with Owner and subcontractors, weekly meetings with the subcontractors, and other meetings as requested or required.

  • Generate and maintain a project schedule for each project.

  • Meet weekly with the Superintendent to update the Master Schedule and generate weekly the two-week look ahead schedule.

  • Monitor the construction process to ensure the project is constructed on schedule and within budget while maintaining the highest quality possible. Assist the Project Superintendent and provide direction to the Project Superintendent to resolve problems.

  • Maintain relationship with the Owner. Ensure all issues of concern are resolved expeditiously.

  • Maintain relationship with all subcontractors and vendors. Ensure all issues of concern are resolved expeditiously.

  • Mentor project managers and superintendents around best practices, contract management, and WBL Processes

  • Participate in or hold performance reviews for superintendents and project managers on your team or under your mentorship

  • Assume additional responsibilities as directed by the President.

  • Other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Construction or related degree or 5+ years of Project Management experience.

Preferred Requirements: (not required)

  • Master’s Degree in Construction Engineering preferred or 10+ years of Project Management experience
  • PMP Certification

Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products required, as well as PM software
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, structural drawings, and plan sets
  • Strong knowledge of construction materials and processes

Abilities and Attributes

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving capabilities
  • Ethical behavior and integrity used in all situations
  • Self-motivated

Logistics
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time exempt position. Typical work days and hours are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some weekend work may be required.

Reports To

This position reports to the assigned Vice President or President.

Travel

No overnight travel is anticipated for this position. Some occasional local day travel may be necessary.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described herein 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.