Careers

We look for people who think outside the box. People willing to go above and beyond.

Construction Estimator

We are seeking a full-time Estimator to join our Grand Rapids team. This individual will work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure quality project delivery, acting in both General Contracting and Construction Management capacities.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Work directly with and assist other members of the Preconstruction Department
  • Prepare budgets for all phases of design
  • Prepare estimates and coordinate bidding process
  • Communicate with owners, designers and contractors to refine cost projections
  • Prepare preliminary construction schedules and coordinate all aspects of preconstruction

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related field, and at least 5 years of commercial construction experience.
  • Estimating Background:  Knowledge and experience providing conceptual and detailed cost estimates on multiple disciplines for new construction and renovation projects. We are looking for someone with strong construction knowledge and the ability to develop estimates without drawings.
  • Eye for Details: Accuracy is critical for success in this role. Candidate must have superior organizational and communication (both written and verbal) skills, as well as ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Leadership Skills: Creativity and confidence in solving problems as part of a team.
  • Tech know-how: A strong background in using all Microsoft Office programs, On Center On-Screen Takeoff, Adobe Acrobat/Bluebeam, as well as adept in using general computer software. Experience with building modeling software is preferred.
  • Trust: Our clients return to O-A-K because we are honest, genuine, and authentic; our sense of integrity guides our work. This is simply who we are, and this what we expect from each and every person at O-A-K.  Candidate must be able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion in dealing with sensitive matters.
  • Embodiment of our corporate values: Integrity, Community, Accountability, Flexibility, Teamwork

No phone calls please. Submit your resume using our online form.

O-A-K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Construction Project Superintendent - Grand Rapids

We are seeking a full-time Construction Project Superintendent to join our Grand Rapids team. Leading commercial construction projects in the field, the Project Superintendent plans, organizes and manages the daily operations on the job site.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Jobsite supervision, oversee all subcontractors and trades
  • Develop, update and implement project schedules
  • Implementation of quality assurance program
  • Implementation of safety assurance program
  • Maintain safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedure
  • Assist in project constructability and value engineering, as appropriate
  • Expedite and monitor material and equipment approval
  • Oversee job closeout and provide Owner occupancy training
  • Administer progress meetings
  • Meet construction budget by monitoring project expenditures, identifying variances and implementing corrective actions

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Education and experience: Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering, preferred, and at least 7 years of commercial construction experience.
  • Construction Background:  Expert knowledge of construction means and methods.
  • Eye for Details: Accuracy is critical for success in this role. Candidate must have superior organizational, communication (both written and verbal) and decision-making skills.
  • Willing to Travel: The majority of our projects are within a 1-hour drive of Grand Rapids. No overnight travel will be required. We strive to create a positive work-life balance and place team members on projects with consideration given to their location of residence.
  • Trust: Our clients return to O-A-K because we are honest, genuine, and authentic; our sense of integrity guides our work. This is simply who we are, and this what we expect from each and every person at O-A-K.  Candidate must be able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion in dealing with sensitive matters.
  • Embodiment of our corporate values: Integrity, Community, Accountability, Flexibility, Teamwork

No phone calls please. Submit your resume using our online form.

O-A-K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Construction Project Superintendent - Kalamazoo

We are seeking a full-time Construction Project Superintendent to join our Kalamazoo team. Leading commercial construction projects in the field, the Project Superintendent plans, organizes and manages the daily operations on the job site.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Jobsite supervision, oversee all subcontractors and trades
  • Develop, update and implement project schedules
  • Implementation of quality assurance program
  • Implementation of safety assurance program
  • Maintain safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedure
  • Assist in project constructability and value engineering, as appropriate
  • Expedite and monitor material and equipment approval
  • Oversee job closeout and provide Owner occupancy training
  • Administer progress meetings
  • Meet construction budget by monitoring project expenditures, identifying variances and implementing corrective actions

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Education and experience: Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering, preferred, and at least 7 years of commercial construction experience.
  • Construction Background:  Expert knowledge of construction means and methods.
  • Eye for Details: Accuracy is critical for success in this role. Candidate must have superior organizational, communication (both written and verbal) and decision-making skills.
  • Willing to Travel: The majority of our projects are within a 1-hour drive of Kalamazoo. No overnight travel will be required. We strive to create a positive work-life balance and place team members on projects with consideration given to their location of residence.
  • Trust: Our clients return to O-A-K because we are honest, genuine, and authentic; our sense of integrity guides our work. This is simply who we are, and this what we expect from each and every person at O-A-K.  Candidate must be able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion in dealing with sensitive matters.
  • Embodiment of our corporate values: Integrity, Community, Accountability, Flexibility, Teamwork

No phone calls please. Submit your resume using our online form.

O-A-K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.