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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.
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.
Administrative Assistant | Milwaukee, WI

Provides clerical and administrative support to one or more people.

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 varieties of documents (letters, reports, memos, etc.). May entail producing confidential documents.
  • Prepare and check correspondence for accuracy and readability.
  • File in accordance with the Quality Management System.
  • Arrange travel, hotel, and car rental reservations and prepare itinerary.
  • Schedule meetings (reserve location, distribute agenda, etc.).
  • Maintain supervisor’s calendar.
  • May take and transcribe dictation. Prepare final document from written format.
  • Insure routine work items (daily, weekly, monthly, data reports, and similar items) are received. Follow-up and expedite late items.
  • Screen phone calls.
  • Must be courteous, professional, and diplomatic in dealing with external contacts. Position has continual contact with owners, labor and government and similar group representatives.
  • Prepare special reports, studies, statistical analysis, brochures, etc.
  • Post addenda and construction bulletins on plans and tape plans.
  • Perform human resource duties as necessary.
  • Assist in acquiring responses from the owner, architect, suppliers, or subcontractors as directed by the project team.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent and one to two years of business or secretarial school or equivalent experience.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Software knowledge and experience in Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Good organizational and record keeping abilities.

  • Must have excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

  • Grammar and writing skills are essential.

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.