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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

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.
Training/Development Manager

In simple terms the Training/Development Manager will be responsible for supporting Division and Functional Group Managers to train and grow their employees. This position will provide support for our managers and employees in the following 3 areas:
1. Training/development
2. Recruitment
3. Performance tracking

The Division and Functional Group Managers are ultimately responsible for employee hiring and development.

The Corporate Development Manager will report to one of the next generation owners who will report to the president.

Manager and Employee Training/Development:
Manager and Employee development focus will be On the Job (OTJ) and classroom training. The specific duties and accountabilities include:

  • Work with Division and Functional Group Managers to identify and track employee training/developmental plans

  • Implement the training and competency plans by role that have been developed

  • Continue to monitor and improve training and competency plans

  • Identify and prioritize training needs on a yearly and monthly basis

  • Identify internal subject matter experts to develop and train internal courses o Develop a standard that internal classes will be developed around

    • Identify and track external training classes along with monitoring corporate budget

  • Measure and report on the effectiveness of training/development classes

  • Assist Cullen College Dean

  • Leader of our tracking software (BirdDog)

    • Point of contact with BirdDog

    • Determine proper use and improvements to the BirdDog system

Recruitment/Retention:
Recruitment is the responsibility of Division and Functional Group Managers. The role of the Training/Development Manager is to support these managers through:

  • Coordinating with and between Divisions and Functional Groups for current and future staffing needs

  • Maintaining hiring needs list

  • Receiving all resumes, and filtering to appropriate manager(s)

  • Coordinating Career Fairs – Secondary, High School & Apprenticeship

  • Coordinating interview process and pre-employment testing

    • Schedule interviews as requested

Performance Tracking:

  • To assist in the integration of our current performance tracking process into the BirdDog system

Other:

  • Participate in local or regional groups/organizations whose purpose is to grow industry workforce or attract and recruit industry professionals

Background Position Requirements:

  • The preferred candidate would have work experience in a construction or manufacturing environment

  • Experience – 5 years of experience.

  • Optional Education – 4 year degree in Organizational Behavior or Leadership.

  • Need to be wired for training/development and coaching

  • Driven to continuously improve processes

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant | Janesville, WI

Reports to assigned supervisor.  Handles various Receptionist duties and provides administrative support when needed.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.
  • Must be courteous, professional, and diplomatic in dealing with external contacts. Position has continual contact with owners, labor and government and similar group representatives.
  • Answer all incoming phone calls, screen, and handle appropriately. Greet all visitors with a friendly face as you will be our Director of First Impressions.
  • Type varieties of documents (letters, subcontracts, memos, etc.). May entail producing confidential documents.
  • Prepare and check correspondence for accuracy and readability.
  • Scanning and/or hard copy filing of time sensitive documents.
  • Schedule meetings (reserve location, distribute agenda, etc.).
  • Set up meeting rooms with appropriate equipment (laptop, projector, refreshments, etc.)
  • Keep area(s) clean and orderly.
  • Open and distribute incoming mail, may be asked to prepare outgoing mail.
  • Construction specific duties may include making copies of drawings.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent and one to two years of Business or Administrative training or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Software knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office.
  • Good organizational and record keeping abilities.
  • Must have excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Grammar and writing skills are essential.