JOIN THE FAMILY

We are continually searching for the best people to join our company and support our mission – Identify, hire, train and retain the best people to serve our customers. If you think you have what it takes please email your cover letter and resume to hr@jpcullen.com

HIRE

We rolled out a new mission statement this year focusing on the people that make up JP Cullen. Each person and department being a piece of our company’s puzzle. 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 – the best people!

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.

TRAIN

Personal development of our people is something we pride ourselves in. Just in the last year we offered 52 courses and had 18 total Cullen College graduates. We offer the following personal development opportunities:

  • Education & training reimbursement
  • Cullen College
  • Tailored personal development programs for each employee
  • Quarterly peer-to-peer networking & mentoring opportunities
  • Young Leaders Group

RETAIN

We are committed to our community, our employees and their families. We offer outstanding benefits including:

  • Up to 80% of cost group and major medical insurance
  • Employee & dependents dental insurance
  • Incentive bonuses & industry leading salaries
  • Up to $2,000 referral bonus for qualified candidates hired full-time
  • Five times the national average company retirement contribution
  • Up to $200 annual reimbursement to the company store
  • 15 vacation days, 7 paid holidays and 5 sick days
  • 3 Wisconsin locations (Janesville, Madison & Milwaukee)
  • $5.2 million given in gifts and grants since 1992
  • Paid time off to volunteer

LEARN MORE ABOUT JP CULLEN

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Meet The Crew: Amber Peterson

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Career Fairs

Many of our best people start as interns, co-ops and entry-level employees. We typically meet those individuals at career fairs. Below is a list of upcoming career fairs:

  • MSOE 2021 CAECM Career Night (Virtual) on January 21, 2021
  • UW-Madison Wisconsin Focus Fair – UW-Madison Engineering on February 3, 2021
  • UW-Madison Engineering Career Fair on February 8, 2021
  • Marquette University Virtual Engineering Job Fair on February 19, 2021
  • UW-Platteville Spring Career Fair on February 25, 2021
  • UW-Milwaukee Spring 2021 Engineering and Computer Science Virtual Industry Expo on February 26, 2021
Project Manager | Milwaukee, WI

The Project Manager’s success is determined by their ability to safely deliver projects on time and on budget for our clients. Individual training on JP Cullen’s project management processes and systems will be provided as well as quarterly Project Management trainings on various topics. The Project Manager reports directly to the Division Manager and alongside the Superintendent leads a project team of Engineers, Foremen, and tradespeople.

Our Need: We are seeking someone who knows how to plan, execute, and build projects with a service attitude that opens the door strategically to the next project and is willing to grow the team members around them.

Major Responsibilities:

– Responsible for safety on the jobsite
– Ensure that the intent of Cullen policies, procedures and quality standards is followed
– Deliver the project on schedule
– Lead, grow, and develop the project team
– Coordinate for owner and architect changes
– Communicate with all project stakeholders on progress and changes
– Facilitate project meetings with all project partners
– Collaborate with architects and engineers
– Manage show drawings, changed orders, and RFIs
– Buyout of subcontracts and purchase orders and management of sub-contractors
– Oversee the submittal process and tracking of the procurement and delivery log
– Develop and execute project operation plans
– Identify and manage risk and develop resolutions
– Complete internal reports for project accounting and oversee project profitability
– Market JP Cullen through excellent customer service to established and new clients and industry contacts.

Position Background Requirements:

• Four-year college degree related to construction, engineering, and/or business, or completion of an apprenticeship and a combination of at least five years of experience in a construction-related position where knowledge was gained in the areas of construction, design, finance, and management
• Experience with various building systems, delivery methods, and construction contracts

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to hr@JPCullen.com for consideration.

BIM Engineer | Madison, WI

JP Cullen, a Wisconsin-based $400 million plus, 129-year-old, 5th generation family-owned construction management firm, is seeking a best-in-class BIM Engineer. The role of the BIM Engineer is to implement BIM technologies for any assigned project from preconstruction through turnover. The BIM Engineer will assist team members through the use of 2D/3D software and processes on one or more project(s) at a time. This person may also work with project teams in both an office and construction site environments.

Our Mission: To identify, hire, train, and retain the best people to serve our customers.

Although 90% of what any construction firm does is the same, the 10% that makes JP Cullen different is VERY different. What makes us unique is our people, culture, operational excellence, client trust and the proven commitment to always do the right thing. At JP Cullen, we are a team that is “all in together”, which is how we have succeeded in business for over 129 years. We work hard, have high expectations and are committed to successfully executing every project we win. We have a proven, award winning, team-based sales process that sets any driven and competitive person up for success. To qualify, you must love working in a family/team environment and love winning.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Collect and integrate BIMs for all project team parties, run MEP coordination (clash detection) meetings, and maintain issue logs, taking issues to completion.
  • Operate laser scanner, coordinate, and model if applicable, laser scanned data for integration in models. Develop/coordinate design documents from data.
  • Completing the BIM/CAD needs of project teams such as, but not limited to, generating 2D/3D/4D site logistics plans, utilizing models to support construction operations and planning, providing regular QA/QC field walks to ensure field installations match coordinated models, aiding in lift drawing creation, and utilizing models to support estimating teams.
  • Coordinate and solve BIM related issues with project teams.
  • Incorporate constructability and construction means and methods into BIM models. Facilitate federated models between discipline models produced internally and externally.
  • Generate 3D/4D models for business development, marketing, pre‐construction, and construction teams.
  • Prepare and manage electronic deliverables to client.
  • Responsible for preparing and managing electronic deliverables to client.
  • Responsible for electronic file management.

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.
  • Intermediate to advanced expertise and experience in the current release of AutoCAD & Revit and one or more of the following: Navisworks Manage, Trimble SketchUp, AutoCAD MEP, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autodesk Inventor, FARO Scene.
  • Ability to follow through in a self‐motivated fashion.
  • Possess the ability to work well as part of a team and independently.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Compensation & Benefits:

JP Cullen has a commitment to its community, employees, and employees’ families. We offer outstanding benefits — Health, Life, and Dental Insurance; Competitive Salary and Bonus Structure; Profit Sharing, PTO, Holiday Pay, Employee Assistance, and Training.

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.

 

 

Project Manager - Healthcare Division | Madison, WI

JP Cullen specializes in the “Tough Jobs” no one else can do. Are you the “Project Manager” with the right leadership skills to get even the most difficult jobs done on-time, in budget, every time?

JP Cullen, a Wisconsin-based $400 million plus, 129-year-old, 5th generation family-owned construction management firm, is seeking a Project Manager for our Healthcare Division in Madison, WI. We are seeking to be the construction manager of choice for the toughest jobs in the region. We seek a best in class, award-winning Project Manager that always delivers. Our clients have high expectations and our projects are high profile. There is no room for error on safety, finance or quality craftsmanship. We seek a “secret weapon” that will help further separate us from the pack. Our ideal candidate is someone who knows how to plan, execute, and build projects with a service attitude that opens the door strategically to the next project.

Our Mission: To identify, hire, train, and retain the best people to serve our customers.

Over the last 7 years, JP Cullen’s Healthcare Division has grown its presence significantly in the Southwest part of Wisconsin serving all the major healthcare providers. Healthcare projects are executed within complex environments requiring creative plans and disciplined execution, perfect for anyone who enjoys challenges and making a difference for others.

Project management is a way of life. It requires effective time management, ability to anticipate and solve complicated challenges others didn’t even see, and to schedule for quick turnarounds. While this job lets you run your business without micromanagement, accountability for the choices you make are a fact of life here. Our ideal person is likely a person that always over‐delivers in his/her current job but isn’t allowed to act like an entrepreneur and is sick of the bureaucracy. We seek the ultimate Project Manager who has a shelf full of regional and national awards and plaques earned from
successful buildings and jobs they produced and numerous pictures of smiling executives shaking their hands for a job well done.

Our Need: Award-Winning Project Manager Who Works Hard, Plays Hard and … Can Sell

Major Responsibilities:

• Execute the Mission Statement
• Estimate & quote more than 150 projects annually
• Ability to properly cash manage projects in value up to $30 million
• Execution of subcontracts and purchase orders up to $5 million each
• Must be accountable for safety of the project with a goal of zero incidents
• Be able to maintain project schedule with on‐time delivery for up to 20 customers
• Lead multiple project teams that include site engineers, superintendents, and foremen to sustain maximum profits
• Management of multiple self-performed trades
• Execute effective pre‐job planning
• Must be able to properly plan & execute over 75 projects annually
• Coordination with Owner and A/E
• Hold weekly progress meetings for each project
• Participate in presentations as needed
• Review and execute shop drawings

Position Background Requirements:

• Continue to lead by example, coach and teach others
• Have a track record of managing long standing relationships, with references that verify the
motivation, success and solid 50+ hour a week work ethic
• Show a consistency and impact that justifies the salary budgeted for this
position.
• Treat their job like it is his/her own company
• Have higher standards for themselves than we could ever dare suggest
• Bring a “NO EXCUSE” attitude that doesn’t need to be coddled
• Be a recognized construction management services expert, fully capable and able to do what it
takes to serve client facilities needs from the boardroom to the facilities manager
• 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 while managing multiple (10+) “Tough
Projects” at one time
• Ability to continue to sell work and make big deals
• Manage client expectations
• Provide excellent customer service that will result in long term relationships
• Quote work and effectively manage the project to make profits
• Have an understanding of mechanical systems and processes in healthcare facilities

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to HR@JPCullen.com for consideration.

Compensation & Benefits:
JP Cullen has a commitment to its community, employees, and employees’ families. We offer outstanding benefits — Health, Life, and Dental Insurance, Competitive Salary and Bonus Structure, Profit Sharing, PTO, Holiday Pay, Employee Assistance, and Training.

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.

Project Engineer

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 JP 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 JP 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 JP 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.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to HR@JPCullen.com for consideration.

Estimator | Janesville, WI

The Estimator’s success is determined by high quality takeoffs and estimates, tracking historical costs, and following processes.  Individual training on JP Cullen’s estimating processes and systems will be provided as well as bi-weekly team trainings throughout the estimating group on various topics.  The Estimator reports directly to the Chief Estimator in the Janesville Division and is a member of the company wide Estimating and Preconstruction Group.  

Our Need:  The ideal candidate has 2 to 3 years of applicable estimating experience in the construction industry with a company that self-performs work in concrete, masonry, steel, carpentry or a combination of those trades.  We need someone who enjoys collaborating with the team to develop the construction plan and working independently on their assigned divisions of work. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Review of plans and specification
  • Site visits
  • Quantity take off
  • Follow estimating processes
  • Collaborate with estimators, project managers, and superintendents
  • Price self-performed work
  • Maintain and use our historical cost database
  • Prepare bids
  • Conceptual estimating
  • Preconstruction services
  • Analyze subcontractor bids to assure a complete scope of work
  • Negotiate and award subcontracts
  • Participate in training programs among other duties. 

Position Background Requirements:

Four-year college degree related to construction, engineering, and/or business, or completion of an apprenticeship and a combination of at least two to three or more years of experience in a construction-related position where knowledge was gained in the areas of estimating, construction, and design

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to hr@JPCullen.com for consideration.