Job Opportunities

Overaa Construction, headquartered in Richmond, CA with offices in Oakland and San Jose, is seeking energetic people to join our team. We serve Northern California, with most of our projects located within the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma), and the Sacramento Metropolitan area.

Overaa is a design/build contractor specializing in a variety of project types including commercial, municipal, healthcare, energy, multi-family residential, transportation and education. We are a self-performing general contractor known for our concrete expertise. We are looking for team members to be part of a unique family culture that emphasizes collaboration and innovation throughout all phases of project delivery.

Overaa always seeks qualified applicants for:

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Perform estimating functions applicable to selected “bid” projects and/or business development requirements
  • Attend all pre-bid job walks for projects on bid schedule
  • Review, process and integrate all cost information into estimating (job cost) database. Includes job site visits of ongoing projects to verify “in field” approach vs. “estimated” approach
  • Review and adjust subcontractor database (~5000 businesses) to current company needs and direction. Consult and interact with selected subcontractors to develop competitive pricing and applicable scopes of work
  • Review project plan and specifications
  • Prepare quantity takeoffs and material pricing
  • Compare competitive bids
  • Review quotes and estimates with the Project Manager
  • Prepare subcontractor bid list and submit drawing to subcontractors
  • Meet and maintain bidding and work schedules
  • Perform post-bid buyouts

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Architecture
  • Working knowledge of construction costs and principles

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

Project Managers (PMs) are responsible for the planning and management of projects, including scheduling, estimating, cost control, documentation control and jobsite production. Project Managers are members of the estimating/bidding teams and work directly with the Superintendent and Owners on assigned projects.

Qualifications

  • Proven expertise at managing all aspects of a construction project
  • Ability to lead and direct one or more project team
  • Capable of managing multiple projects concurrently
  • Self-directed and self-motivated
  • Responsible to maintain and develop both new and existing customer relationships

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

"Hands-on" knowledge of building systems, Manage and schedule subcontractors, Ability to manage self-performed work to a budget, Prepare, maintain and manage job schedule, Maintain a safe workplace, Strong sense of urgency - bring in projects on time and on budget, Review all drawings, specifications and subcontractor submittals, Assure work quality; set standards for quality control, Other responsibilities as required

Qualifications

  • Field construction experience at supervisory level
  • Basic scheduling skills
  • Able to supervise and manage self-performed work
  • Excellent people skills – effective communicator
  • Knowledge of OSHA laws plus excellent safety record

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

Project Assistants (PAs) are key member of the Project Team and provide critical support to the planning and management of their projects in a wide range of activities as assigned by the Project Manager or Supervisor. Duties include inputting correspondence, submittals, and job startup, RFI's and change orders, in addition to general administrative functions. Project Assistants may be assigned to either the project field office and or the main office, depending on specific assignments.

Qualifications:

  • High level or professionalism
  • Prior experience in construction administration for a general contractor
  • Proficient in office software applications, particularly Microsoft Office, and project management software; Prolog a plus
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self – starter who takes initiative
  • Detail oriented and well organized

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

This position requires ability to perform all project-related accounting tasks, from budget setup through subcontract and change order management to project closeout, for multiple projects, each ranging from $5M to $40M.

Qualifications:

  • Education – Bachelors degree in Business/Accounting preferred; or equivalent work experience
  • Experience – Five years increasingly responsible recent experience in accounting positions in the construction industry; two years experience as project accountant for a general contractor.

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

Assist Project Manager and Superintendent with the planning and management of projects including preconstruction activities, scheduling, estimating, cost control, documentation control, jobsite production, and customer relations.  Project Engineers are responsible for helping deliver successful projects from preconstruction through final completion within the context of Overaa’s company culture and values.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Architecture or 5+ years experience.
 

Why work for us?

  • Long term, dedicated employees – evidenced by our average length of employment of 12 years.
  • We have fun – we believe in working hard and playing hard. We never miss an opportunity to celebrate: annual family picnic, jobsite milestone achievement barbeques, holiday parties, on-site gym with fitness programs, incentive program and informal after work gatherings.
  • The Right Size - Overaa is not bureaucratic, we empower our team members to make decisions and share results. 
  • Family Values - founded in 1907 continues to be a family –owned business, performing 90% of our work in the communities in which we live.
  • Our People are our Best Tools –we are “real builders,” performing a significant amount of work ourselves.
  • Training and Continuing Education – we are committed to education and career development, through our Overaa Continuous Improvement program. 
  • Advanced Technology - a wide variety of technology solutions are used at Overaa: BIM, web-based preconstruction process, a fully integrated accounting and project management system.

Our core purpose is to build successfully with people who are passionate about construction.  

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/DV

Overaa Construction is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to implementing its Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policies. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of ancestry, marital status, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, disability or medical condition.