Project Administrator

Applicants must have

  • Positive attitude

  • Data entry experience

  • Well versed in Google Drive, Google sheets and Google docs (excel)

  • Ability to move fast online & be able to navigate internet sites and conduct searches/research quickly

  • Great communication skills and organizational skills


Responsibilities

GENERAL

  • Phones: screening voicemail & returning calls

  • Follow up phone calls, subs, clients, misc.

  • Setting up employee performance reviews

  • Reviewing Employee Time off requests

  • Email organization & screening

  • Setting up business meetings & appointments 

  • Enter emails into MailChimp (from collected business cards)


REAL ESTATE

  • Soliciting Comparable Market Analysis reports from realtors.

  • Searching and analyzing properties for viability as acquisition prospects.

  • Managing tenants and rental properties (eventually).


SALES/ESTIMATING TASKS

  • Setting up sub walk through appointments.

  • Tracking sub quotes received and needed.

  • Requesting plan revisions from designers and following up

  • Copying/Printing plans and quotes for estimating and preparing hard copy files.

  • Soliciting quotes from subcontractors, following up and filing quotes. 

  • Locating new vendors to do projects.

  • Entering sub quotes, linking them in estimating worksheet.

  • Cutting & pasting sub scopes into the estimating worksheet.

  • Proofreading contracts.

  • Assembling subcontractor snapshot google sheets.

  • Attaching sub quotes to LUDB contracts.

  • Printing paperwork & contracts.

  • Assembling sales folders.

PRODUCTION TASKS

  • Copying architectural plans and posting at job sites.

  • Applying for and Obtaining project Permits.

  • Posting permits at job sites.

  • Ordering project materials and coordinating deliveries.

  • Shipping and receiving packages.

  • Lead testing, filling out & filing this paperwork.

  • Communicating with clients on material deliveries via Basecamp.

  • Communicating w/ vendors & subs via phone, email & Basecamp.

  • Verifying sub invoices for AP.

  • Following up with subcontractors on job sites for scheduled starts, progress and completion.

  • Ordering lifts, dumpsters, and port-a-potties for job sites.

  • Work crew support.

  • Occasionally meet w/ inspectors on project sites.

  • Sourcing a laborers for clean ups. 

  • Scheduling laborers to clean up sites.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $37,000 - $58,000


Applicants can email
ludesignbuild@gmail.com


Apprentice Carpenter

Skills and Job Responsibilities

  • Demo walls, flooring, trims, cabinets, other misc items.

  • Frame basic walls/structures

  • Install drywall

  • Install flooring, basic tile/grout, doors, windows, cabinets and other trims.

  • Paint walls, ceilings, doors, windows and trims.

  • Install basic cabinets/vanities

  • Install baseboard trims or simple crown

  • Measure, cut, rip, sand, paint, stain, caulk, finish, nail, drill, screw, and install all types of wood or composite materials on basic to moderate construction installations/fabrications.

  • Assist with and observe carpenters to learn how to start, check, and finish carpentry projects.

  • Manages laborers as needed

  • Follow instructions clearly from supervisor

Other requirements

  • Reliable transportation

  • Basic hand tools (personal power tools a plus)

  • Reliable phone with ability to use GPS and download apps

Key attributes we look for:

Leadership skills

Positive attitude

Solution oriented mindset

Team Players

Self-Motivated

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $12.00 to $18.00 /hour


Applicants can email
ludesignbuild@gmail.com


Lead Carpenter

Primary Objective

The Primary Objective for the Lead Carpenter is to lead and guide the crew on the job to a successful on time completion.  The team is responsible for the compliance of company quality standards and workmanship on all projects at all levels of progress.

The Lead Carpenter is responsible for the team’s on-site activities, products and workmanship done by the remodeling team.  The Lead Carpenter is held accountable for the team's actions in the field on the LU Design Build Projects. Each team member will be held responsible for their own actions by the Project Manager in charge of the job.


Secondary Objective

The Lead Carpenter is responsible for gradually training the Apprentice Carpenter the knowledge, skills and abilities required to develop them to be able to perform the carpentry needs for the entirety of the job. The Lead Carpenter is also responsible for contributing to the customer experience by delivering the exact project materials and workmanship that was sold by the LU Design Build Sales Team. The Lead Carpenter is also responsible for compliance in regards to estimated time and materials vs. actual time taken on the job and materials; this information will come from the Project Manager responsible for the project.


Responsibilities

  • Responsible for following the instructions of the Project Manager in charge of the construction project from start to finish. And asking for clear project objectives, timeframes and plans from the Project Manager.

  • Responsible for completing work according to company standards and expectations.

  • Responsible for updating accurate time card and material purchases at end of each working day before leaving job site.

  • Responsible for posting a “Daily Updates” (by 7am) to Basecamp message threads for projects assigned to for that day. These messages are to be posted EVERYDAY or as directed by LU Project Manager.

  • Responsible for reporting end of day progress report (via text, phone call or email) to PM by 3:30pm everyday.

  • Responsible for transmitting and keeping track of new sales information from the customer or potential customer to the Project Manager.  

  • Responsible for proper dress attire and attendance to comply with company expectations.

  • Responsible for optimum utilization of resources; labor, materials and equipment, and ensuring their use at most cost-effective terms for the company.

  • All crew members are responsible for the development of effective communications and mechanisms for resolving conflicts among the various participants during a project.

  • Work as a team and help develop the professional company goals; help other team members do the same.

  • Ensure that construction activities move according to predetermined schedule.

  • Communicate effectively with the contractors responsible for completing various phases of the project and with the customers.

  • Help facilitate and coordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the architects, consultants, contractors, inspectors, subcontractors and laborers.

  • Be accountable for the progress and the construction activities on a regular basis and attend all regular status meetings with Project Manager as needed.

  • Maintain strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards.

  • Perform periodic inspection of projects to be compliant of contract guidelines.

  • Identify problems of project design and construction, and bring to the attention of the Project Manager.

  • Take Lead on building repairs which includes building items such as furniture and stairs, making repairs to the internal and external structure and ensuring buildings are safe.

  • Responsible 100% for all workmanship actions.

  • Ensure that the Project Manager has all project documents, receipts and labor charges  when turning in a completed job folder to the Account Manager Director.

  • Serve as a key link with the clients by creating a solid line of communications with client during the process of the project if the Project Manager is absent.


Expectations

It’s every Employee’s responsibility to continuously strive for all of the following company objectives:

  • Believe in the goals and mission of the company and be dedicated to the principals of our company.

  • Maintain a positive interaction with all customers and vendors

  • Superior customer service/satisfaction, project quality, and SAFETY above all else.

  • Operate all company equipment in a safe and respectful manner.  

  • Understand and follow all safety guidelines discussed in the Employee Manual.

  • Adopt a “Do the right thing all the time” “100/0” attitude towards all aspects of the job and be good citizens within the community.

  • Come to work each and every workday prepared for work, free of drugs or alcohol, and at the scheduled time.

  • Attend all continuing education and staff meetings.

  • Show a high level of respect for all communication interactions and property.

  • Inform immediate supervisor of any unsafe practices on job-sites or other activities, which may be negative for the business.

  • Assist LU Management by suggesting ideas to make work easier, more productive or most cost effective.

  • Work hard, stay organized and utilize proper time management

  • Team members are not allowed to accept gifts from any customer, supplier, or competitor. i.e. free or discounted services, travel, entertainment, vacation trip accommodations, or anything that could be construed as an attempt to influence the team member.

  • We cannot tolerate a consistently bad attitude toward any aspect of the company – whether it is a specific person you have a problem with, or any such issues. You must be able to either solve or adapt to your issues!

  • Responsible for keeping company equipment including trucks, vans, smaller equipment and hand tools clean, in good working order and put away where they belong in either the vehicle they are assigned to or the location in the shop.

  • Keep inside and outside of all company vehicles and vehicles used for company purposes clean, with no tools, materials or paperwork lying on the floor or the seat of the vehicle.  Also the back of the van or truck should be organized and secure for safety.

  • If you are absent from work for 2 days and have not contacted the company office, you may be terminated for job abandonment

  • Each team member will have 4 Quarterly Reviews along with an Annual Performance Review Evaluation.  

  • Starting now, each individual person in our company will complete an employee performance agreement every year.  

    • The performance agreements will include personal and professional intentions with a firm commitment to achieving their desired goals, expectations and behavior performance within the allotted time.

  • You are responsible for your conduct while you are on-site at any client’s property.  We have been, and continue to be very proud of the business conduct of our people and our suppliers.

  • We cannot tolerate a consistently bad attitude toward any aspect of the company – whether it is a specific person you have a problem with, or any such issues. You must be able to either solve or adapt to your issues!

  • You will be given company goals for the various tasks and financial goals depending on your Job Description.  

    • These goals will be assigned each new-year you are employed by the agency.

    • You will be held accountable for achieving your assigned goals 100%. Anything less than 100% will not be acceptable.  

  • Everyone here at LU Design Build has their individual proportionate amount of responsibility for producing their goals.  If each of us just achieves our individual part of the company plan, the company will succeed.

    • Success lies in your inner drive to stay disciplined to do everything that needs to be done to achieve 100% of your personal goals assigned to you.

  • Responsible for keeping company equipment including trucks, vans, smaller equipment and hand tools clean, in good working order and put away where they belong in either the vehicle they are assigned to or the location in the shop.

    • Keep inside and outside of all company vehicles and vehicles used for company purposes clean, with no tools or materials or paperwork lying on the floor or the seat of the vehicle.  Also the back of the van or truck should be organized and secure for safety.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Know how to properly install complex trim and finish carpentry

  • Know how to properly use all carpentry hand tools, power tools and pneumatic tools

  • Know how to calculate accurate material take off

  • Know how to read blueprints and project plans

Applicants can email
ludesignbuild@gmail.com