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Because we continually strive to set new standards of excellence in our industry, we require a different kind of employee: a person who is proactive, resourceful, collaborative, and does not run from adversity. The kind of person who believes there’s always a way if we all work together.

Our hiring process is designed to identify such people — who maintain the highest professional and personal standards, work hard and can tackle tough jobs smiling.

If that’s you, you’ll do the best work of your life at JP Cullen.

We are committed to our community, our employees and their families. We offer outstanding benefits including health insurance, dental, competitive bonus structure, profit sharing, PTO, holiday pay, employee assistance and professional development.

JP Cullen is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. We promote diversity by proactively recruiting, hiring and promoting women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans. JP Cullen provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Send your resume to jvl.hr@jpcullen.com (Janesville/Madison area), mil.hr@jpcullen.com (Milwaukee) or apply below.

Open Positions

Experienced Project Manager | Milwaukee, WI

The main role of a Project Manager is to plan, manage, and support the Superintendent to ensure success for multiple projects. This includes profitability, customer service, schedule, teamwork, etc.

Marketing is a key responsibility for a Project Manager at JP Cullen. The amount of marketing expected by a Project Manager is determined differently for each individual, and is dependent on the skills, experience and work load of an individual. As a minimum, a Project Manager is expected to:

  • Market JP Cullen through excellent customer service to established clients and industry contacts.
  • Follow up on leads for potential projects.
  • Complete specific marketing-related assignments as determined by division manager.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Lead the project team.
  • Ensure that the intent of JP Cullen policies, procedures and quality standards is followed in accordance with our Quality Management System.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.
  • Execution of subcontracts and purchase orders.
  • Accountable for project schedule.
  • Safety.
  • Overall subcontractor performance.
  • Actively engage in pre-job planning.
  • Coordination for the owner and architect issues (change orders, Progress Meetings, etc.)
  • Timeliness and accuracy of plus/minus reports.
  • Execution of shop drawings and RFI’s.
  • Cash management.
  • Provide excellent customer service that will result in long term relationships.
  • Overall job profitability.
  • Mentor Superintendent, Foreman and Engineer for personal and company growth.
  • Participate in presentations as needed.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Four-year college degree related to construction or completion of an apprenticeship and a combination of at least two to four years of field and managerial experience or six to eight or more years of experience in a construction-related position where knowledge was gained in the areas of construction, design, finance and management.

  • Must possess superior communication and interpersonal (facilitation, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills.

  • Minimum five years experience.
Site Engineer | Milwaukee, WI

Works with the crews. Tasks could include layout, lift drawings, getting materials for the crew, updating plans, etc. Assists and leads the project crews in all aspects of Process Improvement, which includes the Seven Elements.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Ensure that the intent of Cullen policies, procedures and quality standards is followed in accordance with our Quality Management System.

  • As needed, participate in presentations.
  • Analyze the information for accuracy before updating the schedule, update, and distribute it. With the target/updated schedule, monitor Cullen and subcontractor performance to ensure there is alignment with their Any conflicts need to be addressed to the Superintendent.
  • Perform analysis of construction methods (crane reaches, form work design, erosion control, and grading modifications).
  • Produce miscellaneous sketches and drawings as required to show field conditions to the architect, clarify plan details for craft persons (e.g. lift drawing), proposing alternate details.
  • Organize and schedule pre-installation meetings for any subcontractor with on-site labor. Prepare meeting agendas and ensure attendance by all parties. Conduct pre-install meetings.
  • Verify quality and compliance of installation with specifications and drawings for all work (subcontracted or by Cullen).
  • Participate and prepare minutes for weekly Coordination and Foreman Meetings.
  • Organize and ensure timely submission of shop Review for compliance with project specifications and drawings and ensure ease of installation.
  • Field verifies dimensions as requested by the Superintendent for his approval.
  • Prepare and monitor written delivery schedule log. Inspect shipments of all deliveries as directed by the Superintendent.
  • Visit suppliers as directed by the Superintendent (at least one month ahead of delivery).
  • Perform inspections of stored material to approve payments to subcontractors.
  • Expedite replacement materials for shortages, misfabrications, and design errors.
  • Produce, track, and expedite signatures and forward to the Project Manager, “extra work orders,” for back charges for subcontractors and for change order work authorized by architect or owner.
  • Keep “as-built” drawings up to date to incorporate field changes to the plans.
  • Project closeout – expedite punchlist, track and verify that items on the punchlist are being completed.
  • Process and expedite answers to RFI’s generated from the field. Once answered, take to closure by distributing information and following through to ensure correct incorporation of answers.
  • Participate in presentations as needed.
  • Participate in weekly coordination meetings, superintendent meetings, daily crew huddles and foreman meetings.
  • Participate in and contribute to Operation Planning Process.
  • Capable of providing Process Improvement assistance to crews.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Four-year engineering degree related to construction or equivalent technical training and related experience, or a minimum of four years of construction site experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Site Engineer | Janesville, WI

Works with the crews. Tasks could include layout, lift drawings, getting materials for the crew, updating plans, etc. Assists and leads the project crews in all aspects of Process Improvement, which includes the Seven Elements.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Ensure that the intent of Cullen policies, procedures and quality standards is followed in accordance with our Quality Management System.

  • As needed, participate in presentations.
  • Analyze the information for accuracy before updating the schedule, update, and distribute it. With the target/updated schedule, monitor Cullen and subcontractor performance to ensure there is alignment with their Any conflicts need to be addressed to the Superintendent.
  • Perform analysis of construction methods (crane reaches, form work design, erosion control, and grading modifications).
  • Produce miscellaneous sketches and drawings as required to show field conditions to the architect, clarify plan details for craft persons (e.g. lift drawing), proposing alternate details.
  • Organize and schedule pre-installation meetings for any subcontractor with on-site labor. Prepare meeting agendas and ensure attendance by all parties. Conduct pre-install meetings.
  • Verify quality and compliance of installation with specifications and drawings for all work (subcontracted or by Cullen).
  • Participate and prepare minutes for weekly Coordination and Foreman Meetings.
  • Organize and ensure timely submission of shop Review for compliance with project specifications and drawings and ensure ease of installation.
  • Field verifies dimensions as requested by the Superintendent for his approval.
  • Prepare and monitor written delivery schedule log. Inspect shipments of all deliveries as directed by the Superintendent.
  • Visit suppliers as directed by the Superintendent (at least one month ahead of delivery).
  • Perform inspections of stored material to approve payments to subcontractors.
  • Expedite replacement materials for shortages, misfabrications, and design errors.
  • Produce, track, and expedite signatures and forward to the Project Manager, “extra work orders,” for back charges for subcontractors and for change order work authorized by architect or owner.
  • Keep “as-built” drawings up to date to incorporate field changes to the plans.
  • Project closeout – expedite punchlist, track and verify that items on the punchlist are being completed.
  • Process and expedite answers to RFI’s generated from the field. Once answered, take to closure by distributing information and following through to ensure correct incorporation of answers.
  • Participate in presentations as needed.
  • Participate in weekly coordination meetings, superintendent meetings, daily crew huddles and foreman meetings.
  • Participate in and contribute to Operation Planning Process.
  • Capable of providing Process Improvement assistance to crews.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Four-year engineering degree related to construction or equivalent technical training and related experience, or a minimum of four years of construction site experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Healthcare Estimator | Madison, WI

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, detail–oriented, and will possess knowledge in construction, design, finance, and management.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Compiles data for use in conceptual/bid proposal estimates.
  • Interfaces with Owners, architects, engineers and subcontractors to provide feasibility studies and cost data for projects.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients with the goal of creating repeat business.
  • Proficient problem-solving skills to discern multiple solutions for clients, and ultimately understand which would be the best to present in order to win bids.
  • Preparation of full estimates on large and complex work.
  • Develop preliminary project scheduled based upon information provided.
  • Works closely with the entire Healthcare Team.

Qualifications

  • Four-year college degree related to construction or completion of an apprenticeship or four to six or more years of experience in a construction-related position where knowledge was gained in the areas of construction, design, finance and management.

Estimator | Janesville, WI

Prepares bid packages, conceptual estimates, analysis of subcontractor bids, etc., for projects of medium size and complexity, or for one particular discipline on large, complex projects. Interfaces with Owners, architects, engineers and subcontractors to provide feasibility studies and cost data for projects.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Ensure that the intent of Cullen policies, procedures and quality standards is followed in accordance with our Quality Management System.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.
  • Maintain current, accurate information on prices from suppliers and contractors through direct contact and written materials, sales brochures, price lists, etc.
  • Prepare estimates from plans and Perform quantity take-off for scope of work using Cullen’s estimating program.
  • Contact subcontractors and suppliers during the bidding process to confirm who is bidding, verify inclusions/exclusions, seek cost saving suggestions and review means and methods that would impact our bid.
  • Review specifications for project requirements.
  • Visit sites for pre-bid evaluations.
  • Negotiate subcontracts and purchase agreements for projects that are awarded to Cullen as needed.
  • Mentor and train staff for personal and company growth.
  • Evaluate opportunities to bid and make recommendations to the Divisional Vice President.
  • Determine strategies, techniques, accuracy, completion, for bids.
  • Assist as appropriate in the closing of a sale and final contract negotiations with an owner.
  • Provide technical assistance in change orders as needed.
  • Assist in marketing and sales of specific clients.
  • Participate in presentations as needed.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Four‐year engineering degree related to construction or equivalent technical training and related experience, or a minimum of four years of construction site experience.

  • At least three to five years of estimating experience. Must possess superior communication and interpersonal (facilitation, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills.
Senior Estimator | Janesville, WI

Prepares and coordinates preparation of full estimates on large and complex work. Provides complete conceptual and final estimating input on total bid for Cullen’s work. Interfaces with Owners, architects, engineers and subcontractors to negotiate and finalize subcontracts. May supervise junior staff members.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Ensure that the intent of Cullen policies, procedures and quality standards is followed in accordance with our Quality Management System.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.
    Maintain current, accurate information on prices from suppliers and contractors through direct contact and written materials, sales brochures, price lists, etc.
  • Prepare estimates from plans and Perform quantity take-off for scope of work using Cullen’s estimating program.
  • Contact subcontractors and suppliers during the bidding process to confirm who is bidding, verify inclusions/exclusions, seek cost saving suggestions and review means and methods that would impact our bid.
  • Review specifications for project requirements.
  • Visit sites for pre-bid evaluations.
  • Negotiate subcontracts and purchase agreements for projects that are awarded to Cullen as needed.
  • Mentor and train staff for personal and company growth.
  • Evaluate opportunities to bid and make recommendations to the Divisional Vice President.
  • Determine strategies, techniques, accuracy, completion, for bids.
  • Assist as appropriate in the closing of a sale and final contract negotiations with an owner.
  • Provide technical assistance in change orders as needed.
  • Assist in marketing and sales of specific clients.
  • Participate in presentations as needed.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Four‐year engineering degree related to construction or equivalent technical training and related experience, or a minimum of four years of construction site experience.
  • At least nine to eleven years of construction experience with six years of estimating experience. Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance. Must possess superior communication and interpersonal (facilitation, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills.
Accounting Clerk | Janesville, WI

Performs various accounting clerical tasks such as filing, typing, verifying mathematical accuracy, assigning distribution codes, balancing, etc.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Ensure that the intent of Cullen policies, procedures and quality standards is followed in accordance with our Quality Management System.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

  • Type correspondence, checks, reports, etc.

  • Establish and maintain files for accounts payable and general accounting documents.

  • Compare vendor/subcontractor invoices to purchase orders or contracts to verify quantities, price, payment terms, freight charges, extensions, etc.

  • Compute discounts.

  • Make sales/use tax determinations for invoices.

  • Maintain records for Cullen equipment rental.

  • Assist with invoice preparation, invoice distribution, bank reconciliation’s, etc.

  • Prepare various daily, weekly, monthly, annual, and job-to-date reports.

  • Perform additional duties as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • One to two years of related experience.

Helpdesk/IT Support Specialist | Janesville, WI

Under the direction of the IT Manager, this position provides support to office and jobsite users and assists with enterprise technology projects.  Candidates should be passionate about working with people to solve their technology related issues.  Ideal candidate will have an Associate’s degree in MIS, Computer Science or related area and 2-3 years of PC support or helpdesk experience.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Helpdesk: respond to jobsite requests to resolve IT issues.
  • Respond to office requests to move equipment, update software, resolve issues, and setup new users.
  • Application Support & Problem Resolution: MS Office/Outlook/Exchange – Adobe Acrobat / BlueBeam – Newforma – P6 – eCMS – ToolWatch – AutoCAD – Revit – NavisWorks – ICE – Citrix.
  • Business Process Improvement: engage with the jobsite/office staff and Cullen IT team to suggest, develop, and test IT improvements.
  • Suggest modifications to business processes that include the use of technology.  Perform setup of new PCs and installation of software as required by staff and authorized by management.
  • Plan and perform upgrades to software in coordination with business units and IT team.
  • Administration & documentation.
  • Research & training.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in MIS, Computer Science or related area is preferred.

  • 2-3 years of PC support or helpdesk experience.
  • Strong customer service focus working with knowledge of Microsoft Windows 7, MS Office 2010, Network concepts, and WAN concepts.
  • Experience with new PC setup and equipment moves.
  • Knowledge of PCs, laptops, iPads, & iPhones.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Preferred experience with the following applications/tools: Active Directory, Outlook, Citrix, Cisco VPN/ASA/ISE/etc, RSA SecurID, Cisco UC Phones, ServiceNow, BOMGAR.