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A good culture is something that’s difficult to define but easy to spot. Perhaps the most differentiating quality about our company is just that – an incredible culture. Our employees reference a great work environment, an approachable leadership team, and a level of trust to “do my job well” as the leading contributors to what makes O‑A‑K a great place to work, and thrive.

Everyone here has been really supportive of me. They are very interested in building the people that they have.

Mandalyn Powers
Assistant Project Manager, Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Co.
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9 YR
Average Tenure
4.8/5 4.6 stars
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Growth and recognition

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    At O‑A‑K, you will have the ability to make a difference. Our size and culture encourage recognition and reward of the hard work that you'll do and the value you'll bring. Employees are uniquely equipped and trusted to perform their best work, which translates to over 125 years of history.

    Not only do we recognize professional achievements, we encourage employees to share their personal accomplishments. From coaching a child's tee ball team, to celebrating a pet's birthday, integrating work and home life has instilled our close-knit culture and unified team.

    At O‑A‑K, you will have the ability to make a difference. Our size and culture encourage recognition and reward of the hard work that you'll do and the value you'll bring. Employees are uniquely equipped and trusted to perform their best work, which translates to over 125 years of history.

    Not only do we recognize professional achievements, we encourage employees to share their personal accomplishments. From coaching a child's tee ball team, to celebrating a pet's birthday, integrating work and home life has instilled our close-knit culture and unified team.

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    Compensation & Benefits

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    Compensation & Benefits

    O‑A‑K offers an attractive package including competitive salary, first-rate 401k profit sharing arrangement, bonuses, multiple health care plan options, tuition reimbursement, health and safety training, discount programs, and more. We regularly review our employee benefits to ensure we are providing our employees with a top-notch compensation package.

    offer package

    Compensation & Benefits

    O‑A‑K offers an attractive package including competitive salary, first-rate 401k profit sharing arrangement, bonuses, multiple health care plan options, tuition reimbursement, health and safety training, discount programs, and more. We regularly review our employee benefits to ensure we are providing our employees with a top-notch compensation package.

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    Involvement

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    Involvement

    Whether it be joining an internal committee, or volunteering time to a community organization, O‑A‑K encourages and supports employees to better the communities where we live and work. We hold eight team (one day) volunteer events, where we have the ability to make a difference by partnering with community organizations.

    giving back

    Involvement

    Whether it be joining an internal committee, or volunteering time to a community organization, O‑A‑K encourages and supports employees to better the communities where we live and work. We hold eight team (one day) volunteer events, where we have the ability to make a difference by partnering with community organizations.

  • 100% employee-owned

    A Place to Own it

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    100% employee-owned

    A Place to Own it

    As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees lead with a unique sense of purpose.

    100% employee-owned

    A Place to Own it

    As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees lead with a unique sense of purpose.

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Available Positions

  • grand rapids, mi

    Accounting Assistant

    Accounting Assistant

    Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Co., a leading provider of professional construction services, seeks a full-time Accounting Assistant to join their Grand Rapids office team.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assist Account Receivable Billing Clerks with the Account Receivable billing process
    • Assist Account Payable Clerk with the Accounts Payable Process
    • Reconciling
    • Filing
    • Process outgoing mail
    • Phone coverage when the receptionist is unavailable
    • Working at the direction and under the supervision of the Treasurer and Corporate Controller
    • Working cooperatively with others to accomplish accuracy and efficiency

    Candidate must possess:

    • Upbeat, welcoming personality
    • Professionalism
    • Microsoft Excel and Word knowledge
    • Office Environment experience would be helpful

    Apply today if you’re looking for a great opportunity with a growing company that can offer:

    • Growth potential. Because we have relatively flat organization, you have a unique opportunity to take ownership of projects and try new things.
    • The ability to make a difference. Our size and culture encourages recognition and reward of the hard work that you’ll do and the value you’ll bring.
    • Working with great people. Our close-knit culture is one of the best parts about O‑A‑K. We have low turnover and we have a lot of fun.
    • Central location. Work in our state-of-the-art facility close to all of the action in downtown GR.
  • kalamazoo, mi

    Construction Project Superintendent

    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.

    Description

    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.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • 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

    Ideal Qualifications

    • 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
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