BPGS is a great place to develop and further your professional experience. We look for individuals with bright talent to become a part of our exciting team.

We offer meaningful work opportunities, career development possibilities, competitive pay and benefits, and an environment that recognizes and balances personal and work needs.

 

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We are currently looking to fill the following positions to be based in Wilmington, DE:

Project Manager+

Job Title: Project Manager
Job Reports To: Vice President of Construction & Operations (VPCO)
Status: Exempt
Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Job Summary:
Our Project Managers’ primary responsibility is to secure and manage project cost, schedule, and performance in accordance with company policy, standards, and goals. The Project Manager presents superior technical expertise to the customer. Positive interaction with all levels of the company, owners, architects, engineers, and subcontractors is a cornerstone to the overall project success.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Estimating & Bidding (SD, DD, and CD phases)
a) Work with VPCO & Estimator to develop and implement bid strategies & schedule
b) Offer suggestion of qualified vendors
c) Proof conceptual scopes of work with VPCO. Final all scopes of work for CD and contract set
d) Prepare, update, and maintain construction budgets noting cost impact changes accordingly through tracking logs
e) Redline plans and communicate with design and project teams through final CD

• Project Management
a) Prepares and Issues project documents including progress reports, detailed project schedule updates, and financial/budget updates on a monthly basis
b) Schedules consistent meetings and other forms of communication with project team members and/or customer as appropriate, to acquaint them with unresolved problems and to ensure an adequate degree of coordination as needed between disciplines.
c) Regularly monitors project progress for adherence to schedule.
d) Re-plan and make corrections/adjustments as required to maintain schedule; identify causes and advises customer of options to resolve.
e) Monitors project scope for changes affecting budget and/or schedule; identify causes and advises customer of options to resolve.
f) Keep customer fully informed of progress and of any significant technical problems/solutions and their impact on design and/or cost.
g) Involve management as appropriate in the solution of technical problems encountered in the progress of work.
h) Assemble estimates as necessary including the solicitation of subcontractors and vendors during preconstruction and construction periods

• Sales & Personnel
a) Assist VPCO and Estimators in the final review and selection of vendors for contract. Participate in contract and customer change negotiations. Ensure that all corporate procedures are being adhered to throughout process.
b) Deliver project in a manner that creates customer loyalty and results in repeat business
c) Participate as needed in client presentations or proposal preparation
d) Maintains direct daily communication with field personnel assigned to the project
e) Encourages suggestions from and participation of all project members towards a successful project completion.
f) Track project specific personnel
g) Interns and Project Engineers are a significant part of our culture. Mentoring and guiding same are a cornerstone of our corporate culture.

• Financial
a) Monitors time schedules and costs
b) Review all changes in scope or revisions to budgets and schedule with appropriate supervisor. Paperwork processed accordingly
c) Reviews and approves all invoices with accounting department in preparation of the monthly draw
d) Assists in the collection of delinquent accounts
e) Job Cost Tracking is performed in Prolog. All project costs must be maintained on a weekly/monthly basis to ensure accurate job cost reporting.
• Safety
a) Ensure that safety is never compromised
b) Support Safety Committee participation, goals, and objectives
c) Develop project specific safety program that encompasses the BPGS Safety Program
d) Support field operations to identify high hazard operations
e) Review and consider sub experience mod in subcontract award decision
f) Prior to mobilization, ensure subcontractor provides certificate of insurance that meets contractual requirements
g) Ensure subcontracts contain proper safety program provisions.
h) Ensure 100% implementation of safety program required for project

Requirements:
• 7-10 years of relevant experience in the construction industry with a broad base of knowledge in commercial development
• Candidate will have a minimum of a B.S. in Construction Technology, Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management, or other relevant degree.
• Past experience in Estimating or Preconstruction. Operational experience a plus with contract values of $5 million and up.
• Must possess a strong work ethic and love what you do
• A team player with the ability to work under pressure
• Experience with estimating, scheduling, and/or project management technology
• Ability to work additional hours as necessary to meet the business plan objectives

 

Local candidates please as no relocation will be provided. Salary is commensurate with experience. BPGS is an equal opportunity employer.

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Internship Opportunity+

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

BPGS Construction Interns are teamed up with superintendents and/or project managers to obtain hands-on field and project management experience in all phases of construction. Internship opportunities are designed to enrich the student’s collegiate experience and provide them with the knowledge and skills not found in a classroom setting.

Interns who select BPGS Construction as their company of choice, have the opportunity to participate in our program, design, build methodology with some of the brightest and most talented builders in our industry. While working with our organization, interns also receive the unique opportunity to engage in our company’s culture, which is devoted to continuous learning and having fun along the way through build and learns as well as exclusive events.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains adherence to company standards of safety
  • Prioritizes paperwork and submittal process
  • Maintains material delivery status
  • Archives contract records
  • Sets up the initial paperwork flow
  • Maintains and distributes meeting minutes
  • Manages all project files
  • Assists the superintendent in the formulation of the project plan
  • Maintains communication with subcontractors
  • Assist with RFI logs, subcontractor correspondence, maintains all site construction documents, and fills out and maintains daily reports
  • All other duties assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management or a related field.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with construction preferred.
  • Familiar with change orders, budgets, cost reporting, estimating, and scheduling preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires standing, walking, and sitting.
  • Frequent stretching and / or bending to access equipment, objects, etc.
  • Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

Local candidates please as no relocation will be provided. Salary is commensurate with experience. BPGS is an equal opportunity employer.

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Development Manager+

The Development Manager reports to the Executive VP of Construction and Development and has responsibilities ranging in scope – New Product Due Diligence, Pre-Construction Phase, Construction and Product Delivery.

BPGS Construction, LLC (“BPGS”) is a full service construction management subsidiary of BPG. The company provides a broad range of integrated pre-construction and construction management services for BPG as well as select third parties. BPGS has completed or is currently involved with over $300 million in capital improvements related projects that include hotels, offices, residential, retail and parking. BPGS Construction is currently looking seeking candidates for the following positions.

Duties & Responsibilities

New Product Due Diligence: 

  • With the support of the team, establish the Due Diligence Checklist specific to the project at hand
  • Secure a minimum of three (3) proposals for all professional services required to complete the due diligence phase. Qualify the necessary scopes, then prepare and execute for signature all necessary contracts to complete the due diligence phase
  • Prepare a Draft Due Diligence Budget , that includes an overview of leasing/sales expectations
  • Initiate a Job Start Package – Due Diligence
  • Commit the Due Diligence Team to a Due Diligence Schedule to the point in time of permit acquisition, start, and completion
  • Complete a 1st Draft Development Budget ready for signature by the respective Managing Partner and the Director of Construction
  • Modify and update the due diligence checklist weekly.
  • Prepare Project Team Org Chart & Directory

Pre-Construction Phase: (post closing, property acquisition, or direction from Client)

  • Continue to monitor and update the Due Diligence Checklist weekly, ensuring progress to schedule of such things as, though not limited to, entitlement, financing, design, product pricing, and contracts. All coordination liability is assumed herein.
  • Coordinate interaction between the a) Design/Facility/Operations Groups , or the b) Design/Sales/Marketing to ensure end user quality control
  • Coordinate the creation of a Marketing Plan & Conceptual Budget.
  • Facilitate a detailed Conceptual Estimate of Hard Construction Costs
  • Continually update the Draft Development Budget Version ‘X’ at key milestone dates
  • Facilitate the Contractor selection process
  • Prepare a Lender Agreement Abstract for review, revision, and submission to Finance Team
  • Prepare a Final Draft Construction Contract for review and approval by : General Counsel
  • Prepare the Final Draft Development Budget for review and approval by : Managing Partner, Director of Construction, CFO
  • Final the Baseline Project Schedule
  • Prepare Lender/Inspecting Agent Abstract of the loan agreement.
  • Complete a Final Lease/Sales Summary incorporated into the Final Baseline Development Budget.

Construction:

  • With the assistance of Purchasing and Accounting, facilitate the Monthly Draw Process
  • Compile, review, and approve Contractor invoices for monthly Draws
  • Monitor the execution and compliance of all Contract Work
  • Attend weekly progress meetings, as necessary to maintain fully informed of all project issues
  • Approve & distribute Project Meeting Minutes accordingly.
  • Prepare and present a Monthly Project Report that includes, though not limited to, the following information: Executive Summary, Forecasted Development Budget, Project Schedule with Baseline, Change Order Log, Owners Matrix
  • Land Use: Secure, though not limited to, all required Agreements, Easement, Permits, Inspections, and Final Certificates of Occupancy
  • Log and document all pertinent information to properly record the project. Ensure as-built information is properly being prepared and documented throughout the job
  • Oversee & Maintain all aspects of leasing and sales to ensure that everything is being done to meet projections. Meet regularly with asset management and ownership to review current and projected status of each project.

Product Delivery:

  • Establish & facilitate the completion of all Project Punch List
  • Commission & Transition the Asset to the Facilities Operations Group
  • With Finance & Asset Management team, work to ensure proper and timely closeout of the Lender Agreement
  • Final Project Report
  • With Finance & Asset Management and Land Use team, confirm that all forward agreements are executed and properly filed.
  • Transition, if and as necessary, all aspects of leasing and sales to asset management on a case by case basis.

Qualifications

  • Project a professional demeanor at all times through appearance and behavior.  Promote positive customer relations.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and demands.
  • Must have excellent time management skills and ability to work independently.
  • Must be detail oriented and be accurate in composing and proofing materials.
  • Must have strong communications skills both written and oral.
  • Must have strong leadership and decision making skills.
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Urban Planning, Business or a related field.

Experience

  • 7-10 years of experience in construction or development field
  • Previous project management experience is a plus
  • Ability to execute multiple project management efforts
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent walking, standing, sitting, and bending
  • Frequent operation of office equipment; such as a computer, copy machine, telephone, etc.
  • Occasional lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects up to 10 lbs.

Direct Reports

None.

Statement of Notices

Equal Employment Opportunity

BPG Real Estate Services, LLC, and BPGS Construction, LLC, provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual preference, or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability in each aspect of the human resources function.

Americans with Disability Act

Applicants as well as associates who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. Applicants as well as associates are encouraged to meet with Human Resources as the organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.

Job Requirements

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job and should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position.  Other duties may be assigned.  The Company may change the specific job duties with or without prior notice based on the needs of the company.

Procurement Specialist I+

About CRE

Christina River Exchange, CRE, is a hospitality procurement company located in Wilmington, Delaware. We provide FF&E and OS&E procurement services to hospitality projects nationwide, both renovations and new-build. We service all major hotel brands as well as boutique products. We are a dynamic, fast-growing company seeking highly energetic individuals with an entrepreneurial mind who want to be part of shaping the company’s vision and future.

Job Purpose

In this critical role, you will have an exciting opportunity to work side by side with other purchasing specialists and managers, as well as construction project managers, interior designers and architects on both small and large-scale hospitality and commercial procurement projects. You will be given ownership for the procurement of FF&E/OS&E for key hotel projects with the responsibility of sourcing, bidding, value engineering and purchasing all specified products specified for guestroom, public space and exterior areas as requested by the Client.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Project FF&E and OS&E procurement of products for hospitality, select commercial and food and beverage projects from initial design to installation
  • Develop preliminary FF&E budgets and forecasts
  • Develop bid proposals, prepare and process purchase orders
  • Provide bid comparison reports, forecast and expediting reports
  • Manage/facilitate the approval process of custom goods with vendors and interior designers; assist interior designers with alternate selection options
  • Coordinate FF&E delivery with installation staff
  • Travel to project site 1-2 times for initial coordination meetings and delivery of FF&E
  • Communicate with the client, providing regular status updates and handling any questions or changes.
  • Coordinate work in the field including interfacing with designers and consultants.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Strong time management and leadership skills.
  • Ability to develop and complete projects without continued direct supervision.
  • Ability to navigate and interpret architectural, interior design drawings and design specifications
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with vendors, designers, construction and general contractors.
  • Proven ability to produce accurate and timely reports and forecasts.
  • Must be detailed oriented with the ability to manage multiple large-scale projects simultaneously with a high level of accuracy.
  • Highly-motivated, self-starter with a strong drive to succeed and grow within the organization.

Education

  • High School diploma required;
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in interior design, architecture, or a related field is strongly preferred.

Experience

  • 2 Years interior design experience strongly preferred.
  • 1-2 Years Purchasing Experience

Physical Requirements

  • Requires prolonged sitting.
  • Requires frequent operation of office equipment such as computer, copy machine, telephone, etc.
  • Occasional stretching and/or bending to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc.
  • Intermittent standing and walking.

Direct Reports

None.

Statement of Notices

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Company provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual preference, non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability or any applicable statutory protected category.

Americans with Disability Act

Applicants as well as associates who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. Applicants as well as associates are encouraged to meet with Human Resources as the organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.

Job Requirements

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job and should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position.  Other duties may be assigned.  The Company may change the specific job duties with or without prior notice based on the needs of the company.

 

Project Coordinator+

Job Purpose

The Project Coordinator is responsible for project team support.  This person will expedite and track all paper work for the project duration with the project team.  Job location will vary from field office to headquarters

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with bid process for assigned projects. Prepare and distribute RFP packages, invitations to bid, and bid packages as outlined in BPGS procedures.
  • Coordinate all project drawings and contracts. Assemble and distribute final contract package for subcontractors per BPGS procedure.
  • Coordinate building permit process including completion and submission of forms.
  • Coordinate all site services needed for project such as Site Office, Dumpsters, Office Supplies, Safety Supplies, Medical Supplies, Labor Law Posters, Hard Hats, etc.
  • Coordinate all project meetings (Scope Reviews, Subcontractor Weekly Meeting, Owners Meetings, etc.). Attend meetings, take minutes and distribute accordingly.
  • Confirm that all subcontractors under contract on a BPGS job have a current w-9 on file, Certificates of Insurance and a current Business License for appropriate job.
  • Assist project team to ensure all aspects of project are entered and updated in the Construction Management Software. Items include PCOs, Amendments, RFIs, Submittals, Punchlists, etc.
  • Assist with the accounting department to make sure all pencil copies and final copies of the subcontractor’s monthly invoices are received.

Qualifications

  • Project a professional demeanor at all times through appearance and behavior. Promote positive customer relations.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and demands.
  • Must have excellent time management skills and ability to work independently.
  • Must be detail oriented and be accurate in composing and proofing materials.
  • Must have strong communications skills both written and oral.
  • Must have strong leadership and decision making skills.
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Must be computer literate with prior experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Education

  • High level of skill in Microsoft Office products required.
  • Applicable college or technical skills school courses highly desired

Experience

  • 2+ Years of construction administration REQUIRED
  • Must have construction management software experience. Kahua & Plangrid (or equivalent) preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires prolonged sitting.
  • Requires frequent operation of office equipment; such as a computer, copy machine, telephone, etc.
  • Occasional stretching and / or bending to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc.
  • Occasional standing and walking required.

Direct Reports

None.

Statement of Notices

Equal Employment Opportunity

BPG Real Estate Services, LLC, provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual preference, or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability in each aspect of the human resources function.

Americans with Disability Act

Applicants as well as associates who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. Applicants as well as associates are encouraged to meet with Human Resources as the organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.

Job Requirements

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job and should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position.  Other duties may be assigned.  The Company may change the specific job duties with or without prior notice based on the needs of the company.

 

Project Engineer+

PRIMARY FUNCTION:   Project engineers are paired with superintendents in this management training program, spending at least one year in the field and training to succeed as an assistant project manager or assistant superintendent.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Client Development and Management – interface and coordinate with building management as directed by superintendent
  • Organizational Skills – set up and maintain job site office and records, including project directory, subcontractor directory, submittal logs, RFI logs, and subcontractor correspondence, maintains all site construction documents, and fills out and maintains daily reports.
  • Construction Operations – installs proper site signage and postings, directs installation of building and site protection, assists in field work, takes responsibility for and manages specific construction tasks assigned to them, and assists superintendent.
  • Subcontractor Relations – sets up and runs subcontractor foreman’s meeting when directed by the superintendent.
  • Project Planning and Safety – makes periodic updates to the project schedule as directed, assists in the inspection process and executes the inspections within the project’s jurisdiction, assists in the implementation of BPGS’s corporate safety program and applies it on the job site, conducts weekly safety meetings and toolbox talks when directed, and completes all required safety reports when directed.
  • Corporate Culture – maintains a neat appearance in accordance with corporate policies at all times when representing BPGS, upholds the respect of their peers in all business dealings, and participates actively in corporate functions.

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, architectural engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, or mechanical engineering and/or a equivalent combination of experience and continuing education.

 

Local candidates please as no relocation will be provided. Salary is commensurate with experience. BPGS is an equal opportunity employer.

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Superintendent+

Concord Plaza by BPGS Construction

PRIMARY FUNCTION:   The role of the Superintendent is to plan, organize, direct, and control the building aspects each project in order to meet budget, quality, time and safety objectives

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand and administer the BPGS safety program to include all subcontractors, ensure that all accidents/incidents are promptly reported and investigated, and assist in safety inspections by outside agencies.
  • Direct the work flow consistent with the project schedule, communicate project priorities to field staff and subcontractors, maintain daily diary of all activities and site conditions, and manage the punch list and closeout process through owner/architect acceptance.
  • Work with project manager in formulating project schedule, ensure that the proper methods and sequence of installation are followed, makes and follows through with schedule commitments, and maintains BPGS quality standards.
  • Maintain good working relationship with all subcontractors on the project, develop relationships within the community which enhances business opportunities, and ensure subcontractors are treated fairly.
  • Ensure complete, accurate daily documentation of work orders/tickets, understand subcontractor scope of work to avoid unnecessary change orders, and identify problems early and act immediately to provide solutions.
  • Develop and organize the field team, arrange for temporary facilities/utilities for the site, and identify long lead items that need to be expedited.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have mid-rise to high-rise experience, less than 25 stories
  • 5+ years of experience in commercial general contracting
  • Project lead experience

 

Local candidates please as no relocation will be provided. Salary is commensurate with experience. BPGS is an equal opportunity employer.

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