Careers

at simmons construction Our employees help us define and enable the future with market-leading building and engineering solutions for both commercial and residential customers. We’re also committed to fostering the best possible work environment for our people. We want to give our hard working team the tools to be successful. The diversity and strength of our workforce are fundamental to our success. We strive to attract and retain the very best talent the industry has to offer.

All posts are located in the Greater Seattle Area with no relocation offered.

Click on our Open positions to learn more:

Superintendent

Laborer\ truck driver

foreman

Carpenter

Project engineer

Superintendent

Below is a brief description of some of the key tasks and skills this position will entail as such, the right candidate will be comfortable wearing many hats.

Superintendent Position Tasks:

  • Runs all projects in a safe manner conforming to all safety rules and regulations.

  • Monitor and work through project in a way that meets quality standards, project budget, and project schedule.

  • Monitors all phases of project to ensure that zero rework is required.

  • Is prepared to work as a Foreman, Project Engineer or Skilled worker on projects when required.

  • Is willing and prepared to self-perform scopes of work as required for project completion.

  • Is willing to work off hours when required by project constraints.

  • Takes direction from Project Management team.

  • Ensures that the project is built in accordance with the plans and specifications that are approved by the Owner and Architect/Engineers.

  • Collaborative team player attitude. Must be able to manage pressures of project while still treating all interactions with respect and pleasant attitude toward others.

  • Punctual with a great attendance record

  • Able to adapt and use new technology

  • Maintain accountability for project

Example of Daily tasks

  • Schedule and follow up with all Subcontractors

  • Maintain/update project schedule

  • Materials procurement and verification

  • Monitor Subcontractors to ensure accuracy and on-time or ahead of schedule completion

  • Manage labor on project

  • Complete daily journal

  • Track site change orders

  • Communicate project needs or concerns to Project Engineer or Project manager

  • Develop RFIs in conjunction with Project Management team

  • Attend meetings as required

  • Involvement with pre-construction activities as needed

  • Help teach and develop less skilled employees

  • Self-perform work as needed

  • Look for value engineering options within project. Discuss these options with Project Management team

  • Coordinates Inspections

  • Coordinate deliveries

  • Plan ahead to meet deadlines

  • Look for ways to advance schedule and grow project profitability

  • Keep a clean and safe job site at all times

  • Maintain field relationships with Subcontractors

  • Maintain a constant flow of communication and information. Interact with General Superintendent daily.

 
 

Laborer/ Truck Driver

We are excited to be looking for a highly motivated Laborer / Truck Driver for join or team. This position would involve driving the company pickup truck as required as well as performing general labor tasks at construction job sites. We are looking for someone who is interested in learning and not just settling for good enough. We are a well-established company looking for a team member with long term goals. Please review the brief description below and send us your resume detailing why you would be a great fit for this position.

  • Work on all projects in a safe manor conforming to all safety rules and regulations.

  • Clean job site as needed

  • Perform basic carpentry and other trade tasks as instructed by Superintendent.

  • Is willing and prepared to self-perform scopes of work as required for project completion.

  • Is willing to work off hours when required by project constraints.

  • Takes direction from Superintendent and Project Management team.

  • Collaborative team player attitude. Must be able to manage pressures of project while still treating all interactions with respect and pleasant attitude toward others.

  • Punctual with a great attendance record

  • Able to adapt and use new technology

  • Maintain accountability

  • Perform physical tasks such as demolition, digging and material stocking

  • Work in conjunction with subcontractors as required

  • Travel between job sites as needed. Sometimes more than one job site a day.

  • Operate company truck in a safe and respectful manner at all times.

  • Pick up and deliver materials from suppliers and job sites as directed by Superintendent

example of Daily tasks

  • Layout and check dimensions on project

  • Schedule and follow up with all Subcontractors with assistance from General Superintendent

  • Maintain/update project schedule

  • Materials procurement and verification

  • Monitor Subcontractors to ensure accuracy and on-time or ahead of schedule completion

  • Manage labor on project

  • Complete daily journal

  • Track site change orders

  • Communicate project needs or concerns to Project Engineer or Project manager

  • Develop RFIs in conjunction with Project Management team

  • Attend meetings as required

  • Involvement with pre-construction activities as needed

  • Help teach and develop less skilled employees

  • Self-perform work as needed

  • Look for value engineering options within project. Discuss these options with Project Management team

  • Coordinates Inspections

  • Coordinate deliveries

  • Plan ahead to meet deadlines

  • Look for ways to advance schedule and grow project profitability

  • Keep a clean and safe job site at all times

  • Maintain field relationships with Subcontractors

  • Maintain a constant flow of communication and information. Interact with General Superintendent daily.

Foreman

We are excited to be looking for a highly motivated experienced Foreman who is interested in moving into a Superintendent role to join our field operations team. We are a well-established General Contractor who has been serving the Seattle area since 1985. We are experiencing sustained growth and have developed the need for another Foreman to join our team. Most of our work is in the private commercial sector for a mix of both long term clients and new customers as well. We are a smaller firm with a great collaborative company culture focused on serving the customer. Being in the construction trades you will typically wear multiple hats, below is a brief description of some of the key tasks and skills this position will entail.

 

  • Runs all projects in a safe manner conforming to all safety rules and regulations.

  • Monitor and work through project in a way that meets quality standards, project budget and project schedule.

  • Monitors all phases of project to ensure that zero rework is required.

  • Is prepared to work as a Foreman, Project Engineer or Skilled worker on projects when required.

  • Is willing and prepared to self-perform scopes of work as required for project completion.

  • Is willing to work off hours when required by project constraints.

  • Takes direction from General Superintendent and Project Management team.

  • Ensures that the project is built in accordance with the plans and specifications that are approved by the Owner and Architect/Engineers.

  • Collaborative team player attitude. Must be able to manage pressures of project while still treating all interactions with respect and pleasant attitude toward others.

  • Punctual with a great attendance record

  • Able to adapt and use new technology

  • Maintain accountability for project

 

 Example of Daily tasks

  • Layout and check dimensions on project

  • Schedule and follow up with all Subcontractors with assistance from General Superintendent

  • Maintain/update project schedule

  • Materials procurement and verification

  • Monitor Subcontractors to ensure accuracy and on-time or ahead of schedule completion

  • Manage labor on project

  • Complete daily journal

  • Track site change orders

  • Communicate project needs or concerns to Project Engineer or Project manager

  • Develop RFIs in conjunction with Project Management team

  • Attend meetings as required

  • Involvement with pre-construction activities as needed

  • Help teach and develop less skilled employees

  • Self-perform work as needed

  • Look for value engineering options within project. Discuss these options with Project Management team

  • Coordinates Inspections

  • Coordinate deliveries 

  • Plan ahead to meet deadlines

  • Look for ways to advance schedule and grow project profitability 

  • Keep a clean and safe job site at all times

  • Maintain field relationships with Subcontractors

  • Maintain a constant flow of communication and information. Interact with General Superintendent daily.  

 

Carpenter

We are excited to be looking for a highly skilled Carpenter for join or team. This position would involve various carpentry tasks such as: designing, building, installing, and repairing structures, fixtures, furniture, and other items using different types of materials including wood and steel as well as performing general labor tasks at construction job sites. We are looking for someone who is interested in learning and not just settling for good enough. We are a well established company looking for a team member with long term goals. Please review the brief description below and send us your resume detailing why you would be a great fit for this position.

  • Work on all projects in a safe manner conforming to all safety rule and regulations.

  • Clean job site as needed

  • Perform carpentry tasks and other trade tasks as instructed by Superintendent.

  • Is willing and prepared to self-perform scopes of work as required for project completion.

  • Is willing to work off hours when required by project constraints.

  • Takes direction from Superintendent and Project Management team.

  • Collaborative team player attitude. Must be able to manage pressures of project while still treating all interactions with respect and pleasant attitude toward others.

  • Punctual with a great attendance record

  • Able to adapt and use new technology

  • Maintain accountability

  • Work in conjunction with subcontractors as required

  • Travel between job sites as needed. Sometimes more than one job site a day.

  • Prepare layout.

  • Estimate height, width, length, and other proportions.

  • Select proper materials and fasteners for project.

  • Work with blueprints or instructions from supervisors.

  • Work with materials such as wood, plastic, fiberglass, or drywall.

  • Utilize chisels, planes, saws, drills, and sanders to repair and erect structures

  • Perform physical tasks such as demolition, digging and material stocking

  • Join materials with nails, screws, staples, or adhesives.

  • Work on top of stilts, ladders, and the top beams of buildings.

  • Check work to ensure it's up to code and specifications during project.

  • Install partitions, doors, and windows.

  • Use lasers, levels, plumb bobs, framing squares, and surveying

  • equipment to ensure work is level and square.

  • Install cabinets and molding.

  • Create forms for pouring concrete.

  • Replace panes of glass, ceiling tiles, and doors.

 
Project Engineer

We are excited to be looking for a motivated mid-level Project Engineer to join our team. We are a well-established General Contractor who has been serving the Seattle area since 1985. We are experiencing sustained growth and have developed the need for another Project Engineer to join our project team. Most of our work is in the private commercial sector for a mix of both long term clients and new customers as well. We are a smaller firm with a great collaborative

company culture. Being in the construction industry you will typically wear multiple hats, below is a brief description of some of the key tasks and skills this position will entail.

Review sub-contractor bids

Through project coordination meetings and other forms of communication, oversee and coordinate the technical aspects of the project in conjunction with the Project Manager.

Review project plans and proposals, then works with Project Manager to develop project objectives.

Identifies project responsibilities by determining the phases and elements of the project.

Calculates time frames and sequences the stages of the project.

Prepare and distribute a description and timeline of the project. Continue to monitor and update project schedule for the duration of the project.

Prepare submittal packages in accordance with project specifications. Continued tracking of submittal process.

Prepare status reports and regularly monitors budgets, contractors and schedules.

Allocates project resources appropriately; approves expenditures; employee contractor contracts.

Keeps an accurate record and electronic data base of all elements of the projects.

Present procedures, rules and regulations to those involved in the project; maintains a safe, clean and productive environment through enforcing procedures.

Maintains project integrity and reputation through compliance with state and federal regulations.

Collaborate with project team on a regular basis.

Ensure Customer satisfaction from inception to completion of the project. We love repeat customers.

Conduct site visits

Preferred Skill Set

  • Knowledge of construction practices and procedures

  • Knowledge of safety rules and regulations

  • Interest in learning

  • Basic knowledge of financial tracking

  • Knowledge of design and visualizations software such as Bluebeam

  • Advanced MS Office experience

  • MS Project Skills

  • Familiarity with rules, regulations, best practices and performance standards

  • Ability to work with multiple discipline projects

  • Entry level

  • Project management and supervision skills

  • Decision making ability and leadership skills

  • Advanced time management and organization skills

  • Basic Construction Estimation knowledge

  • Collaborative team player attitude

  • Field experience is highly preferred

  • The desire to make your project and career fun!

 

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