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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  hr@jpcullen.com or apply below.

Open Positions

Project Engineer | Madison, 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.
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.
Construction Superintendent | Madison, WI

If you have led significant projects with no room for error on short deadlines, this job may be for you. Our ideal candidate is someone who knows how to plan, execute and build projects with a service attitude.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Have a track record of managing long-standing relationships, with references that verify the motivation, success and solid 60 hour a week work ethic

  • Treat their job like it is their own company

  • Have higher standards for themselves than we could ever suggest

  • Bring a “NO EXCUSE” attitude

  • Be able to handle a heavy workload and go one step beyond

  • Eager to learn and work well in a fast‐paced team environment

  • Willingness to adapt to multiple work environments

  • Manage client expectations

  • Continue to lead by example, coach and teach others

  • Provide excellent customer service that will result in long-term relationships

Qualifications

  •  5‐10 years experience as Superintendent or related field
Construction Superintendent | Milwaukee, WI

If you have led significant projects with no room for error on short deadlines, this job may be for you. Our ideal candidate is someone who knows how to plan, execute and build projects with a service attitude.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Have a track record of managing long-standing relationships, with references that verify the motivation, success and solid 60 hour a week work ethic

  • Treat their job like it is their own company

  • Have higher standards for themselves than we could ever suggest

  • Bring a “NO EXCUSE” attitude

  • Be able to handle a heavy workload and go one step beyond

  • Eager to learn and work well in a fast‐paced team environment

  • Willingness to adapt to multiple work environments

  • Manage client expectations

  • Continue to lead by example, coach and teach others

  • Provide excellent customer service that will result in long-term relationships

Qualifications

  •  5‐10 years experience as Superintendent or related field
IT Manager | Janesville, WI

We are seeking an experienced, service-oriented, IT professional to plan, direct, and manage the daily operations of the IT Department for JP Cullen. The position will report to the CFO.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Provide high quality IT end-user service to the organization.
  • 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.
  • Develop, recommend, and implement specific objectives and strategies to maintain an effective corporate management information system as approved.
  • Develop, recommend, and implement operational policies and procedures related to applications as approved.
  • Manage the budgets for all assigned areas.
  • Negotiate purchases of IT hardware, IT projects and IT software.
  • Oversee the installation and operation of network servers.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain information sources such as files, databases, data security, and control and disaster recovery systems.
  • Perform additional assignments as requested by supervisor.
  • Manage IT Specialist and Network Administrator.
  • Mentor and train system users.

Qualifications

  • Fundamental network skills (Experience with Cisco Switches, Sophos firewall and wireless access point configurations)
  • Manage Microsoft Exchange, SQL servers, EMC storage utilization, and Citrix
  • Design backup and off-site storage
  • Knowledge of VoIP and video-conference communications (WebEx)
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows 2012 Server, Active Directory, Exchange 2010, DNS server

Requirements

  • Prefer 8+ years of IT experience, including 4+ of people management experience
  • Four-year college degree with an emphasis on computer science or equivalent combinations of education and experience
  • Good understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc.
  • Must possess superior communication and interpersonal (facilitation, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills
  • Requires a proactive, resourceful and positive attitude
  • Has to be a self-motivated person who is able to effectively manage multiple deadlines and internal requests
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborative; team player