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If you’ve made it all the way to this page, you’re either starting your Hamilton Stern journey or are just checking us out (we’re blushing!). Whichever it is, we’re glad you’re here. Make yourself at home, grab a drink—you’re in for a treat!

Hamilton Stern’s mission is pretty simple: to provide exceptional construction services that exceed client expectations, all while fostering a culture of safety, teamwork, and innovation. We’re go-getters. We’re here to run, not walk!

So, what’s in it for you?

Let’s get the elephant out of the way—Hamilton Stern offers competitive compensation and benefit packages to retain top talent. Logistics aside, it’s really our expansive support network, opportunities for individualized growth, and pride in our craft that unite us.

Exceptional Results Come From Exceptional People

You know what we stand for—now, tell us a little bit about yourself! We’re looking for someone who is passionate about their work, eager to learn, and willing to share their own expertise. You’ll be directly helping clients realize their vision as they progress their company. That’s a big deal! It takes a special kind of person to rise to the challenge.

At the end of the day, we’re just cool people trying to do cool things. If that sounds like you, check out our open positions and shoot us an email!

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Carpenter
Reports To: Carpenter Foreman
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Pay Range: $17.75 to $26.75 per hour

Summary of Position: The Carpenter will build, erect, install, and repair forms, structures, and other fixtures made from wood and other materials as needed to assist with various types of construction projects. Working with little supervision while following all health and safety standards is essential.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent required. Successful completion of vocational school or technical college or apprenticeship program or 2+ years of experience via on-the-job training required.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
·Assists Carpenter Foreman in construction, repairs, and installation of materials at job sites.
· Cuts and shapes structures, forms, or other fixtures from wood, plastic, fiberglass, or drywall.
· Uses various hand and power tools to securely build assigned projects.
· Joins materials with the most appropriate nail, screw, staple, or adhesive.
· Ensures the accuracy of work by checking completed projects with tools such as levels, surveying equipment, or framing squares; corrects problems as needed.
· Erects and dismantles scaffolding.
· Installs windows and doors.
· Continually works to improve skills and complete tasks in an expedient manner for future advancement.
· Arrives on the job site on time wearing proper attire and PPE.
· Loads and unloads material.
· Sets up protection on site.
· Drives the company box truck as needed (must be at least 21 and have a valid driver’s license).
· Completes miscellaneous tasks in a timely manner.
· All other duties as assigned.

Safety Responsibilities:
· Follows HSC safety rules and regulations; prevents/stops unsafe acts by others on site.
· Attends HSC toolbox talks.
· Notifies supervisor immediately in the event of an incident/safety violation.

Required Skills/Abilities:
· OSHA 10-hour certification.
· Carpentry skills and basic knowledge of construction techniques.
· Ability to work as part of a team.
· Ability to follow directions.
· Able to assist a higher-level carpenter with framing, drywall hanging, taping, patching, millwork, trim work, etc.
· Detail oriented.
· Comfortable asking questions to better understand and get clarification.
· Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
· Experience with advanced power tools is helpful.
· Experience driving a forklift is helpful.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
· Work performed at construction sites.
· Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and noise levels.
· Prolonged periods of standing, walking, bending, and kneeling.
· Ability to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.
· A good sense of balance, and excellent hand-eye coordination.
· Manual dexterity as needed to operate a variety of tools, machinery, and equipment.
· Ability to work safely with sharp tools or power equipment.

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Project Superintendent

Reports To: President
FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Range: $65,000 to $100,000 per year

Summary of Position: The Project Superintendent is responsible for leading and directing the overall on-site coordination, administration, direction, construction, and resource allocation for a project. Contingent on size of project, may also function as a project lead person, leading a team of trades people to perform a specific project or project task.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent plus 5-7+ years of construction experience in similar role, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
· Provides leadership, direction, and management of general construction operations of mid-size to large projects.
· Establishes and maintains collaborative relationship with clients and all team members including design team and trade partners.
· Displays and models a positive approach in all aspects of the position, including promoting the company and its mission statement.
· Provides daily supervision of safety, tasks, production, scheduling, and quality control.
· Plans, coordinates, and directs efficient use of all resources, labor, equipment, materials, subcontractors & suppliers to achieve the highest level of quality for the least possible cost.
· Follows, models, and enforces HSC company policies including safety/compliance rules and regulations.
· Maintains a clean, well-organized, and compliant project office (trailer).
· All other duties as assigned.

Safety/Compliance Responsibilities:
· Ensures no one is allowed to perform work on HSC jobsites without an executed contract and compliant insurance.
· Reviews weekly contract log for compliance, follows up as needed.
· Leads by example following all OSHA and HSC rules and regulations.
· Prevents/stops unsafe acts by others. Enforces and corrects safety violations and uses the Safety Violation Charity Program.
· Participates in/conducts HSC toolbox talks; Conducts weekly safety inspections.
· Notifies President immediately (within 24hrs) in the event of an incident. Provides Incident report with sufficient backup including but not limited to photo’s, thorough description of the incident.
· Pre-plans for upcoming activities that require specific safety measures.

Pre-Construction:
· Assists project team during the budgeting stage of the project, “create the plan” including but not limited to plan review and mark-up, scope review and mark-up, establishing project schedule, submittal plan and review long-lead items.
· Meets periodically with all key stakeholders to validate the construction plan.

Schedule:
· Schedules and manages mid-size to large projects, workforce, and subcontractors.
· Assists Project Managers with managing overall schedule of mid-size and larger projects.
· Creates, updates (weekly) and communicates 3-week outlook schedule on larger projects.
· Finds ways to improve project schedule.
· Participates and assists in creating an accurate and realistic construction schedule. Updates construction schedule “bi-weekly”.
· Forecasts accurately and timely for Hamilton Stern labor requirements.

Submittals:
· Assists project team in creating a submittal log that is paired/coordinated with the construction schedule, contract documents and project team (Owner/A/E & Subcontractors & Vendors).
· Ensures that submittals are submitted, reviewed, and executed in accordance with the plan to make sure all materials are approved and show up when required for an optimal construction schedule.
· Gathers information and documents for close-out / turnover manuals. Completes within 30-days of substantial completion.

Technical:
· Demonstrates a willingness to acquire a complete working knowledge (reads & interprets) of ALL contract documents, subcontractor scopes, submittals, permits and inspection requirements for each project.
· Monitors material deliveries for accuracy and correct placement.
· Reads blueprints, shop drawings and submittals.
· Identifies and solves problems that may arise throughout the project.

Quality:
· Conducts punch-list and quality control programs.
· Inspects and corrects work for deficiencies.
· Accompanies inspectors during schedule inspections.
· Utilizes best practices to establish project specific quality control plan including but not limited to checking dimensions, square, level, adherence to shop drawings, manufacturer instructions, existing conditions, project documents and approved submittals.

Communication:
· Maintains a Daily Log.
· Attends or conducts weekly project meetings “foreman’s meetings” with subcontractors & vendors as project requirements dictate. Documents meetings with HSC standard meeting template and distributes current information to all team members within 48 hours of the meeting.
· Provides timely and clear communication to subcontractors, vendors, and key stakeholders as necessary to expedite the decision-making process.

Cost Control/Fiscal Responsibility:
· Displays dedication to overall company profitability.
· Notifies HSC management of changes and extras to the project. Ensures change order work is not executed in the field without written approval from HSC.
· Looks for opportunities to provide value engineering to maximize cost efficiency and productivity in the field.
· Adheres to contract documents and holds subcontractors accountable on extras.
· Manages time and materials (T&M) work closely and seeks approval for T&M work that exceeds the budget.
· Manages material to minimize waste.

Required Skills/Abilities:
· OSHA 30-hour certification.
· Ability to prioritize manpower, materials, and equipment; well organized.
· Ability to skillfully negotiate in tough situations and win concessions without damaging relationships.
· Communicates effectively and proactively, both verbally and in writing.
· Ability to motivate HSC employees and subcontractors.
· Strong drive and ability to mentor and develop team members.
· Exhibits effective listening skills.
· Holds all team members accountable to increase effectiveness and productivity.
· Works to present current and accurate information (verbal or written) in a clear, well-organized, and effective way. Gathers information to ensure all relevant facts are considered.
· Makes decisions based on facts and verifiable information, avoids speculation as a basis for making decisions.
· Understands and adheres to all company and department policies and procedures, discusses any observed deficiencies with immediate supervisor.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
· Work performed at construction sites.
· Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and noise levels.
· Must be able to traverse worksites and withstand prolonged periods of walking, bending, and kneeling.

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Project Foreman
Reports to: President
FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Range: $56,000 to $91,000 per year

Summary of Position: The Project Foreman is responsible for overseeing daily operations at a worksite to ensure the completion of projects in a timely and efficient manner. Duties include coordinating tasks for the day, creating schedules for workers, overseeing quality and quantity of work, managing subcontractors, and ensuring site safety. The Project Foreman communicates with clients and reports the progress of the project to stakeholders on a regular basis.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent plus 5-7+ years of construction experience in a similar role, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

General:
· Provides leadership, direction, and management of general construction operations on small to mid-size projects and/or assists Superintendent on larger projects.
· Establishes and maintains collaborative relationship with clients and all team members including design team and trade partners.
· Displays a positive approach in all aspects of the position, including promoting the company and its mission statement.
· Performs skilled labor dependent on job specific tasks and assignments.
· Provides daily supervision of safety, tasks, production, scheduling, and quality control.
· Plans, coordinates, and directs efficient use of all resources, labor, equipment, materials, subcontractors & suppliers to achieve the highest level of quality for the least possible cost.
· Follows and enforces HSC company policies including safety/compliance rules and regulations.
· Maintains a clean, well-organized, and compliant project office.
· Reads/comprehends shop drawings.
· Steps in when Superintendent is unavailable.
· Creates a 3-week schedule with Superintendent, relying heavily on excel spreadsheet capabilities.
· All other duties as assigned.

Pre-Construction:
· Meets periodically with all key stakeholders to validate the construction plan.
· Assists with the staging of dumpsters, trailers, connex boxes, parking, etc.

Schedule:
· Schedules and manages small to mid-size projects, workforce, and subcontractors.
· Assists Superintendent with managing overall schedule of larger projects.
· Creates, updates (weekly) and communicates 3-week outlook schedule on smaller projects or assists Superintendent on larger projects.
· Finds ways to improve project schedule.
· Participates and assists in creating an accurate and realistic construction schedule. Updates construction schedule “bi-weekly”.
· Forecasts accurately and timely for Hamilton Stern labor requirements.

Submittals:
· Assists project team in creating a submittal log that is paired/coordinated with the construction schedule, contract documents and project team (Owner/A/E & Subcontractors & Vendors).
· Ensures that submittals are submitted, reviewed, and executed in accordance with the plan to make sure all materials are approved and show up when required for an optimal construction schedule.

Technical:
· Demonstrates a willingness to acquire a complete working knowledge (reads & interprets) of ALL contract documents, subcontractor scopes, submittals, permits and inspection requirements for each project.
· Monitors material deliveries for accuracy and correct placement.
· Reads blueprints, shop drawings and submittals.
· Identifies and solves problems that may arise throughout the project.

Quality:
· Conducts punch-list and quality control programs.
· Inspects and corrects work for deficiencies.
· Accompanies inspectors during schedule inspections.
· Utilizes best practices to establish project specific quality control plan including but not limited to checking dimensions, square, level, adherence to shop drawings, manufacturer instructions, existing conditions, project documents and approved submittals.
· Helps other subcontractors with the prepping process.

Communication:
· Maintains a Daily Log.
· Attends or conducts weekly project meetings “foreman’s meetings” with subcontractors & vendors as project requirements dictate. Documents meetings with HSC standard meeting template and distributes current information to all team members within 48 hours of the meeting.
· Provides timely and clear communication to subcontractors, vendors, and key stakeholders as necessary to expedite the decision-making process.

Cost Control/Fiscal Responsibility:
· Displays dedication to overall company profitability.
· Notifies HSC management of changes and extras to the project. Ensures change order work is not executed in the field without written approval from HSC.
· Looks for opportunities to provide value engineering to maximize cost efficiency and productivity in the field.
· Adheres to contract documents and holds subcontractors accountable on extras.
· Manages time and materials (T&M) work closely and seeks approval for T&M work that exceeds the budget.
· Manages material to minimize waste.

Safety Responsibilities:
· Ensures no one is allowed to perform work on HSC jobsites without an executed contract and compliant insurance.
· Reviews weekly contract log for compliance and follows-up as needed.
· Leads by example following all OSHA and HSC rules and regulations.
· Prevents /stops unsafe acts by others. Enforces and corrects safety violations and uses the Safety Violation Charity Program.
· Participates in/conducts HSC toolbox talks.
· Conducts weekly safety inspections.
· Notifies President and Superintendent immediately (within 24hrs) in the event of an incident. Provides Incident report with sufficient backup including, but not limited to, photos and a thorough description of the incident.
· Pre-plans for upcoming activities that require specific safety measures.

Required Skills/Abilities:
· OSHA 10-hour certification.
· Ability to prioritize manpower, materials, and equipment; well organized.
· Ability to skillfully negotiate in tough situations and win concessions without damaging relationships.
· Communicates effectively and proactively, both verbally and in writing.
· Ability to motivate HSC employees and subcontractors.
· Strong drive and ability to mentor and develop team members.
· Exhibits effective listening skills.
· Holds all team members accountable to increase effectiveness and productivity.
· Works to present current and accurate information (verbal and written) in a clear, well-organized, and effective way; gathers information to ensure all relevant facts are considered.
· Makes decisions based on facts and verifiable information; avoids speculation as a basis for making decisions.
· Understands and adheres to all company and department policies and procedures and discusses any observed deficiencies with immediate supervisor.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
· Work performed at construction sites.
· Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and noise levels.
· Must be able to traverse worksites and withstand prolonged periods of walking, bending, and kneeling.
· Ability to lift up to 25 pounds at a time.

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Laborer

Reports to: Site Superintendent
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Range: $15 to $18 per hour

Summary of Position: The duties and responsibilities of a laborer are geared toward maintaining a clean, safe, and efficient construction site while also supporting the overall project.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs basic hand tool use.
  • Performs basic demolition.
  • Assists crew on-site.
  • Follows HSC safety rules and regulations.
  • Cleans and prepares construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.
  • Assists Lead Carpenter and Carpenters in construction, repairs, and installation.
  • Continually works to improve skills and complete tasks in an expedient manner for future advancement.
  • Performs daily tasks in a safe manner in accordance with company policies.
  • Arrives on the job site on time wearing proper attire and PPE.
  • Loads and unloads materials. 
  • Cleans up jobsite. 
  • All other duties as assigned.

Safety Responsibilities:

  • Follows HSC safety rules and regulations; prevents/stops unsafe acts by others.
  • Attends HSC toolbox talks.
  • Notifies Superintendent immediately in the event of a safety related incident.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • OSHA 10-hour certification.
  • Basic knowledge of construction techniques, carpentry, and an understanding of the safe operation of hand and power tools preferred.  
  • Ability to follow direction and perform given tasks independently.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Flexibility to perform various tasks.
  • Eager and willing to learn.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

    • Work performed at construction sites.
    • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and noise levels.
    • Prolonged periods of standing, walking, bending, and kneeling.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.
    • A good sense of balance, and excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • Ability to work safely with sharp tools or power equipment.

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    Project Administrator

    Reports to: Business Support Manager
    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
    Pay Range: $23.50 to $27.00 per hour

    Summary of Position: The Project Administrator’s main responsibility is to support the Project Managers with day-to-day administrative duties relative to managing customer jobs and general office functions including, but not limited to, creating and processing documents, issuing commitments, ensuring subcontractor insurance compliance, and assisting with payables and receivables.   

    Education and Experience: Associate’s degree in business, administration, or a related field plus 2-3 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Construction industry experience is preferred.

    Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Assists Project Managers as needed during any stage of a project with scheduling meetings; creating, completing, and proofing document;, and contacting and coordinating with vendors, subcontractors, and project team.
    • Assists Project Managers with the preparation and organization of the bidding process.
    • Assists Project Managers and project team with project start up and organization.
    • Works with Project Managers to issue, record, and file subcontracts, purchase orders, change orders, RFIs, submittals, and ASIs.
    • Runs various company reports such as utilization reports, affirmation of income reports, CompanyCam, etc.
    • Coordinates project close-out documents.
    • Supports the project management team with the daily flow of information.
    • Oversees subcontractor insurance compliance with the third-party verification partner alongside the President.
    • Coordinates the delivery, pick-up, and/or return of documents, packages, and materials.
    • Regularly uses the printer and scanner as well as prints large scale drawings and assembles them accordingly. 
    • Assists the Project Manager(s)/field team in creating a submittal log that is paired with the construction schedule and assists the team in managing respective due dates. 
    • Assists with general office functions as needed. 
    • All other duties as assigned. 

    Required Skills/Abilities:

    • Superior administrative skills.
    • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
    • Well organized and analytical; ability to handle multiple tasks in rapid succession.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements: General office setting. Prolonged periods of sitting/standing at desk working on computer.  Occasional visits to construction sites. 

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    Driven by Our Company Values: PLANS

    Do you have PLANS for success? At Hamilton Stern, everything we do is driven by our company values. If our PLANS resonate with you, then we might be a great fit!

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    Proficient

    We are passionate about producing quality results and continuously work towards becoming subject matter experts in our positions. We look for smart solutions to problems and collaborate with others to successfully complete tasks.

    Loyal

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    We are dedicated to the success and growth of the company. We go above and beyond as needed without being asked and are trusted to work independently.

    Agile

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    We expect and embrace change. We maintain an open mind, and are flexible when managing those changes. We balance hard work with a positive and fun attitude.

    Notable

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    We take pride in engaging with clients and upholding our reputation. We are aware that clients and industry partners know that working with our team involves an unmatched quality of work and customer service.

    Supportive

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    We understand that our team is made up of diverse backgrounds and viewpoints. We encourage one another through positive and genuine communication and take time to celebrate the successes of our teammates.

    Perks & Compensation Package

    Hamilton Stern offers a positive work environment based on transparency, trust, and respect! We retain our talent by providing competitive perks and compensation, including:

     

    • Competitive salaries
    • Bonus eligibility upon hire
    • Holidays & Paid Time Off upon hire
    • 401k with company match upon hire
    • Opportunities for leadership and advancement
    • Professional development focus and training reimbursement
    • Top-tier benefits for employees and their families
    • Health Savings Accounts
    • Casual office atmosphere
    • Company/team events
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